July 29, 2020

Chief Batton responds to court ruling regarding the renewal of state gaming compacts

Choctaw Nation Kelsey Brown Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Chief Gary Batton issued the following statement Tuesday on the U.S. District Court for the Western District of […]
July 27, 2020

Choctaw Nation employs Behavior Health Public Safety Liaison

Choctaw Nation Kelsey Brown DURANT – Mental Health care is at the forefront of the Choctaw Nation’s public health initiatives. A Behavioral Health Public Safety Liaison […]
July 26, 2020

Durant year-to-date number of COVID-19 cases passes 200

BRYAN COUNTY – The year-to-date number of positive cases in Bryan County has surpassed 300 with the total in Durant topping 200. This number is the […]
July 22, 2020

Body found at Billy Miller Park identified

On Wednesday afternoon, the Durant Police Department released the following information regarding a finding at Billy Miller Park on Monday: On July 20, 2020, at about […]
July 21, 2020

Treat, McCall thank Oklahoma Supreme Court for gaming ruling

Release OKLAHOMA CITY – In response to the Oklahoma Supreme Court today declaring recent gaming agreements void under Oklahoma law, legislative leaders issued the following statements: […]
July 19, 2020

Durant man drowns outside Caney on Saturday

ATOKA COUNTY – A young man from Durant drowned on Saturday afternoon in Atoka County. Elijah Moore, 20, was swimming at Dolese’s Rock Quarry near Caney […]
July 17, 2020

Tribal leaders stand firm on sovereignty, helping chart the way forward with state, congress

Choctaw Nation Kelsey Brown DURANT – Choctaw leaders are following yesterday’s announcement of an agreement-in-principle to confirm that nothing has been “given up” in the negotiated […]
July 16, 2020

Bryan County positive cases top 200

BRYAN COUNTY – The year-to-date number of positive cases in Oklahoma continues to be monitored with the state’s total surpassing 23,000, including Gov. Kevin Stitt in […]
July 14, 2020

Lowe calls on Gov. Stitt to mandate masks

Release OKLAHOMA CITY – State Rep. Jason Lowe, D-OKC, released the following statement urging Governor Kevin Stitt to follow in the steps of governors from 25 […]