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Fairview Baptist Church to host Christmas Dulcimer Concert

On Sunday, December 12, at 10:30 a.m., everyone’s invited to Fairview Baptist Church at the crossroads of 12th & University Blvd. Bring your family or come on your own and join the Fairview … more

USS Oklahoma Memorial honors Pearl Harbor heroes

This past Tuesday, hundreds of visitors from Oklahoma and across the United States gathered at the USS Oklahoma Memorial to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on … more

Turkey Chase Run held on Thanksgiving

The Durant Trails & Open Space Turkey Chase 5K and Fun Run was Thanksgiving morning at Crooked Smile Trail. Proceeds benefit the Durant Trails and Open Space, a non-profit organization that … more

City of Durant’s new website goes live

The City of Durant is pleased to announce that it’s revamped website has gone live. The redesigned website is cleaner and easier to navigate, allowing for greater user interaction with … more

Clements to perform with North Texas Performing Arts

Kyle Clements of Durant will be performing with the North Texas Performing Arts in Big Fish in dual roles of “Amos Calloway” and “Don Price” at the Fairview Youth Theatre, … more

Fill ‘er up and check the oil

When I was a child, I was fascinated by our trips to the “service station.” Two or three men dressed in matching shirts came rushing out of a little tan building, smiling and wishing us a … more

Colbert FCCLA students participate in STAR events

Three Colbert FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) recently competed in their District STAR (Students Taking Action with Recognition) events on November 9 at the Murray County … more

Fortnightly Club donates to Crisis Center

The General Federated Women’s Club International (GFWC) Signature Project is “Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention.” The Mission Statement is dedicated to community … more

Newcomers Club celebrating 50th anniversary

On Oct. 18, 1971, Jacqui Dooley, chair of the Durant Chamber of Commerce Cordiality Committee, called to order a group committed to making a “place to meet new friends and get reacquainted with … more

Williams named chamber manager

Maddison Williams has been named the new manager for the Durant Area Chamber of Commerce, chamber executive director Janet Reed announced last week. Williams is a native of the Durant area. She … more

Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance launches apprenticeship program

The Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance (OMA) joined the Oklahoma Office of Workforce Development (OOWD), a division of the Oklahoma Department of Commerce, to officially launch a new registered … more

Christmas parade is December 7

The Durant Area Chamber of Commerce invites the public to be a part of the 2021 Christmas Parade on Tuesday, Dec. 7 beginning at 7 p.m. on Main Street in historic downtown Durant. The parade is … more

Choctaw Pow Wow event to include Cultural Center activities

The Choctaw Pow Wow returns this weekend after last year’s postponement due to COVID-19 precautions. Opening three-days of activities will be Choctaw Cultural Day at the new Choctaw Cultural … more

Reba performs in Durant

For the first time since the pandemic hit the United States, local country music icon and Texoma’s own Reba McEntire performed at the Choctaw Casino’s Grand Theater. In front of a … more

Southeastern garners football bowl bid

Even though the regular season didn’t end how they wanted it to just over a week ago, the Southeastern football team still managed a postseason bid and a chance to keep the 2021 campaign going … more

Woman follows mother’s footsteps to lead crisis center

Eileen Meadows recently took the reins to lead the Crisis Control Center and she is the second director since her mother Norita Walker retired. Walker, who had been the director since the center … more

Woman celebrates turning 102

Estelle Isenberg of Coleman celebrated her 102nd birthday this month. more

The Mission Shelter opens, needs donations

The director of the County’s new community shelter for people who need a place to stay for a while, Michelle Chester, begins her story of building the facility by telling of seeing a man, … more

SE Aviation to add new airline simulator

The storied aviation program at Southeastern Oklahoma State University is getting a significant technology boost thanks to the recent purchase of a new Flightdeck Solutions 737 MAX Flight Training … more

Play On Sporting Goods ribbon cutting

A ribbon cutting by the Durant Area Chamber of Commerce was held Nov. 10 for Play On Sporting Goods at 50 W. Liveoak off North First Avenue. Family owned and operated by Jason and Heather Brewer and … more
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