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DHS cross country boys 3rd at Marietta

Durant’s boys placed third and girls claimed sixth in the team standings at the rugged Marietta Cross Country Invitational last weekend. The Lions finished only behind Byng and Plainview in … more

Have fun and learn something, too, at the Bryan County Free Fair

Anyone interested in more than a little family-friendly fun that is easy on the wallet should plan on checking out one – or all – of the county fairs across the state beginning in late … more

Savage Storm eager for first official game in 656 days

Six hundred and fifty-six. That’s the number of days Southeastern will have gone without playing an actual football game when the Savage Storm take the field Thursday night at Arkansas … more

Underwood performs at Choctaw

Carrie Underwood performed Friday night at Choctaw Grand Theater. more

Shelly Key named Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management

Since January of this year, Shelly Key has served as Executive Director of Admissions and Enrollment at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. That role will be expanded with the announcement of … more

Boys & Girls Clubs of Red River Valley names Sallee as CEO

Boys & Girls Clubs of Red River Valley Oklahoma (BGCRRVOK) announced that the Board of Directors has unanimously named Kameron (Kam) Sallee as the next chief executive officer that was effective … more

Southeastern announces schedule of activities for Homecoming

“Back to the Future’’ is the theme for this year’s homecoming celebration at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. Homecoming festivities are scheduled for October 15-16, … more

Choctaw Nation Chief to deliver Labor Day address

While the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma (CNO) has announced cancellation of the 2021 Labor Day Festival due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Chief Gary Batton will deliver the annual State of the Nation … more

COVID-19 vaccinations—now it’s up to those who haven’t had the shot

In the last four weeks, The Durant Weekly has given you the information people need in order to make good decisions about getting the Covid-19 vaccination. We told you that the vaccine has been … more

Delta launches partnership with SE

Delta is pleased to announce a new Propel College Career Path university partner launching last week with Southeastern Oklahoma State University. The Propel program is designed to supplement … more

City hires new parks director

The city’s new director of parks is seeking to bring energy and events to Durant’s recreational facilities. Ryan Brewer took the reigns as parks director in early August. Brewer was … more

Local judge speaks on McGirt ruling

Local attorney and Durant City Judge Ken Rainbolt spoke about the McGirt ruling and also the background behind it during a recent Journey Stories presentation at Three Valley Museum. The 2020 U.S. … more

Band practice

The Durant High School Pride of Durant marching band practices Monday evening. more

Calera DARE Corvette

Calera Police Department decorated a drug-seized Corvette and decorated it with a DARE theme and police lighting in an effort to bring drug awareness. The car, that is driven by School Resource … more

Bicycles and Bloomers

Velocipede: A two, three, or four wheeled human-powered land vehicle. The most enduring example of this marvel of transportation is the bicycle, patented in America just after the civil war, and … more

State business partnership award recognizes Department of Health and SE

Some twenty-seven business and higher education partnerships across the state were recently recognized as innovative collaborations that further the education of Oklahoma’s workforce. The … more

How safe are COVID-19 vaccines?

(1) Were the Covid-19 vaccines developed too fast? The Covid-19 vaccines were not developed from scratch. The labs that produced them have been researching vaccines against viruses for … more

Durant Lady Lion softball senior night

Durant Lady Lion softball senior Abi Gregory embraces teammate Bryleigh Pilgreen during a ceremony honoring seniors before the game Monday evening when the Lady Lions defeated McAlester. See game … more

Southeastern offering incentive to students, faculty and staff who receive vaccine

In an effort to protect the campus community and to stress the importance of receiving the COVID-19 vaccination, Southeastern Oklahoma State University is providing a one-time incentive to those … more

Durant Police Department chaplain completes certification

Congratulations to Chaplain Brent Smith on completing his International Conference of Police Chaplains (ICPC) certification. Chaplain Smith received his certificate at the 2021 ICPC Annual … more
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