NEWS


12:47 am
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Southeastern lights tree
Science Fair at Washington Irving

Science Fair at Washington Irving

The 35th annual Washington Irving Science Fair took place Thursday evening.The elementary school partners with Southeastern Oklahoma State University ...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Mary Poppins presented at DHS

Mary Poppins presented at DHS

Mary Poppins was presented by the DISD Choir Department.April Raines and Deborah Clements directed the production of Durant High School students in ch...

December 1st, 2016 updated: December 2nd, 2016. |  


Choctaw Nation visits Boys and Girls Club

Choctaw Nation visits Boys and Girls Club

The Boys and Girls Club of Durant had special visitors from the Choctaw Nation on Tuesday.Jared Tom, Cultural Demonstrator and Teacher for the Choctaw...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Firefighters respond to grass and vehicle fires

Firefighters respond to grass and vehicle fires

Durant firefighters responded Monday to a grass fire at 943 Lake Shore Drive. Additional help was requested due to the wind and the fire was spreading...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Lions Club and Marine Reserves kick off toy program

The Durant Noon Lions Club Lions Toy Box committee, in conjunction with the United States Marine Corps Reserves Toys for Tots is marking the 17th anni...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Reba talks about home

Reba talks about home

Country superstar Reba McEntire is from north of Durant, near Kiowa.She spent her college years at Southeastern here before hitting it big in Nashvill...

November 30th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Big 4th quarter not enough for Savage Storm

Big 4th quarter not enough for Savage Storm

In a battle for the early Great American Conference lead, Southeastern rallied from a 15-point second half deficit, cutting the lead to three twice in...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Defense carries Rock Creek past Colbert

Defense carries Rock Creek past Colbert

BOKCHITO – Defense carried the day for Rock Creek Friday night as the Mustangs sweep a Bryan County Conference tilt with visiting Colbert.In the...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Area Basketball Roundups

Caddo 57, Coalgate 32 (Girls)Caddo got off to a blazing start and never looked back in cruising to an impressive 58-32 road win at Coalgate.The Lady B...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Huge third quarters spur Bennington over Tupelo

Huge third quarters spur Bennington over Tupelo

TUPELO - Bennington rode big third quarter explosions to a pair of big Class B victories on the road Friday night.The Lady Bears cashed in a 14-2 run ...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Durant wrestlers open season with dual sweep

Durant wrestlers open season with dual sweep

It didn’t take long Thursday evening for the Durant Lions to show why wrestling head coach Jim Taylor is excited about his young team’s po...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


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LIFE


11:26 pm |    
Parade of Homes to be held
Wright and Lynch to wed

Wright and Lynch to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Steven Wright of Bartlesville announce the engagement of their daughter, Shelby Catherine, to Taylor Chapman Lynch, son of Mr. and Mrs. J...

November 4th, 2016 |  


Avoiding fall and holiday decorating hazards

Avoiding fall and holiday decorating hazards

With the arrival of fall and a parade of major celebrations and holidays upcoming over the next few weeks, lots of families will get into the spirit b...

October 22nd, 2016 |  


Colbert FCCLA students attend conference on distracted driving

Colbert FCCLA students attend conference on distracted driving

“I took the Oklahoma Challenge and I Promise Not to Text and Drive!” This personal promise was one of many solutions put into action for t...

October 14th, 2016 |  


Rummage sale to benefit Margo Ward

Rummage sale to benefit Margo Ward

Adult 10 First Baptist Church Sunday School is going to host a rummage sale benefiting Margo Ward on October 15 at the Family Life Center.Margo Ward i...

October 12th, 2016 |  


Diabetes Empowerment Education Program coming to Durant

Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative (OHAI) Southeast Center of Healthy Aging will be providing the Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP) for any...

October 7th, 2016 |  


OPINION


10:31 pm |    
Be careful how you vote
12:18 am |    
A Senate Review
10:51 pm |    
Four words that sound alike

2017 Teacher of the Year: Why I’m Supporting State Question 779

Oklahoma is my home, and I don’t want to go anywhere else. But as a teacher from Durant, the reality is that Texas and its impressively higher t...

November 3rd, 2016 |  


Be careful how you vote

Be careful how you vote

What if we held an election and nobody voted?Not one single vote from persons dead or alive.Not one single vote from illegal aliens who do not have to...

October 14th, 2016 |  


A Senate Review

A Senate Review

In 2014, the legislature approved SB 1062 to negate expensive litigation and better protect working Oklahomans by transforming the state’s worke...

September 24th, 2016 |  


Signs of Our Times

Even in the depth of the lying and stealing some campaigns have sunk to, American politics still offers us opportunities for providing voters with fac...

September 14th, 2016 |  


Bubble soccer was a great success

Durant, Oklahoma, is the best when it comes to supporting our community. The Saturday night event, Bubble Soccer sponsored by CASA was a great success...

September 4th, 2016 |  


What will happen with Pointe Vista land bought back?

It’s been three full months since Governor Fallin announced this great opportunity for a new hotel development at Lake Texoma State Park. She an...

August 19th, 2016 |  


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