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Boatmun named Vice President for Enrollment Management

Dr. Tim Boatmun has been named Vice President for Enrollment Management at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. In his new role, Boatmun will coordinate the University’s efforts in … more

Southeastern to add third commencement ceremony

The recent growth in the number of graduates has caused officials at Southeastern Oklahoma State University to add a third commencement ceremony this spring. Traditionally, the University has held … more

City may finance Senior Center renovations

Durant Community Facilities Authority branching out with new project. more

Bryan County parties make their choices

Republican and Democrat voters make their choices for presidential nominee. Primary results will be certified by 5 p.m. Friday. more

Shooting suspect in custody

Police investigate two shooting deaths that occurred Monday afternoon. more

World Thinking Day

Girl Scout Kaitlyn Jones of Durant played a blindfolded game Saturday with Girl Scout Cadette Riley Lehrling assisting. This was one of the activities held last Saturday at the Massey Building during … more

Former City Manager making change

Former Durant City Manager Tim Rundel is set to start work as the City Manager in Weed, Calif. more

State FFA officers visit Durant and Achille

The state FFA officer team of the Oklahoma FFA Association conducted their 2020 Goodwill Tour, in which they visited the Durant and Achille FFA Chapters on Jan. 22. Four collegiate FFA leaders … more

Fake currency passed in county

The Bryan County Sheriff’s Office has investigated a couple of reports of fake money being passed in the county. Sheriff’s Capt. Scott Phelps responded Tuesday to the Push ‘em … more

WI principals kiss pig

Washington Irving principal Lisa Whitley and assistant principal Mellissa Sherrer promised students if they would reach a 95% attendance for the month of January they would kiss a pig. WI students … more

Many attend SE’s Super Saturday

More than 600 middle school and high school students and their parents were on the campus of Southeastern Oklahoma State Universityfor “Super Saturday” Feb. 22. Students were competing … more

Locals are candidates for state FFA office

Durant FFA chapter member Jaycie Shelburne and Achille FFA chapter member Paxton Hutchings are candidates for state FFA office. Running for the office of Southeast Area Vice President, Shelburne … more

‘Breaking Bad’ actor coming to Durant

Steven Michael Quezada said his short stature is what got him into show business. “I didn’t grow tall enough to be the baseball player I was supposed to be,” the award-winning … more

Path to citizenship runs through library

When Alice Morais’ husband started her citizenship paperwork as a gift, she wasn’t sure how grateful she should be. The Brazilian native had been living in the United States on a green … more

Man given deferred sentence for Little League embezzlement

A man convicted of taking thousands of dollars from a Durant baseball league was given a deferred sentence. Thirty-five-year-old Justin Bennett Alberda was sentenced last week to a seven-year … more

Southeastern represented at Higher Education Day

Students from Oklahoma’s state system institutions and members of the statewide campus community gathered at the State Capitol Feb. 11 to promote the value and importance of higher education in … more

Durant faithful pray with others around the state

Approximately 50 people gathered at Victory Life Church Tuesday morning for the first Oklahoma Governor’s Prayer Breakfast. The event was meant to be a first step toward drawing churches, … more

Deadline to Request Absentee Ballots Nears

Less than a week remains for registered voters in Bryan County to apply for absentee ballots to be mailed to them for the March 3, 2020 Presidential Preferential Primary Election, County Election … more

'Susan B. Anthony' visits Durant Middle School

The 19th Amendment Commemoration Committee presented a historical portrayal of Susan B. Anthony by Carissa Thompson for the 7th and 8th graders in Durant on Friday, Feb. 7. Susan B. Anthony was an … more

More sheriffs on sanctuary bandwagon

Chuck Sullivan supports the trend of county sheriffs declaring their counties Second Amendment sanctuaries. After all, he posits that they are simply affirming their desire to enforce existing … more
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