January 10, 2019

Joann Robinson

Joann Robinson passed away peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019 at the age of 81, just shy of her 82 birthday. Joann was born to Pete […]
January 10, 2019

Coal train railcars derail in Bokchito

BOKCHITO – People in Bokchito are familiar with the noises accompanying the trains that regularly pass through town. They heard a some different sounds earlier this […]
January 10, 2019

Mary Mae Beshirs

Mary Mae Beshirs, 86 of Durant, Okla., passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019. She was born on Dec. 8, 1932, in Vian, Okla. to Russell and […]
January 10, 2019

Lions begin play today in East Central Oklahoma Classic

ADA – The Durant Lions’ basketball teams head up to Pontotoc County on Thursday to begin play in the East Central Oklahoma Classic, hosted by the […]
January 10, 2019

Roberta Howe Cazelle

Roberta (Howe) Cazzelle of Durant passed away Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019 at the age of 90. She was born on Aug. 2, 1928 in Wellston, Okla. […]
January 9, 2019

Marriage licenses – Jan. 1-9, 2019

Marriage licenses filed in Bryan County during the first week-plus of January 2019: • Shannon Leroy Garman and Mary Jo Diessner • Ernest Dewayne Evans and […]
January 9, 2019

Jesse Marvin “J.M.” Gaskin

Dr. J.M. Gaskin of Durant passed away Jan. 8, following a brief illness. The former pastor of First Baptist Church, Durant, lived a long and fulfilling […]
January 9, 2019

Scores – Jan. 8, 2019

High school basketball scores from Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019: GIRLS Bennington 45, Achille 31 Caddo 70, Boswell 20 Rock Creek 44, Calera 39 Ardmore 56, Durant […]
January 8, 2019

What a Durant business owner’s venture means to her

By Joey McWilliams DURANT – Excitement is continuing to grow around Durant as the time approaches for the site visit from the staff of Small Business […]