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 7, 2019

Choctaw Nation awarded grant for rural internet

Choctaw Nation Katy Pickens DURANT – The Choctaw Nation has been awarded a $2,987,850 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to build broadband internet infrastructure […]
January 2, 2019

#MyDurant T-Shirts now on sale to help raise funds for signage

By Joey McWilliams DURANT – As the calendar has turned, now also the attention turns to making the shift from Christmas trimmings downtown to decorations that […]
December 26, 2018

Durant woman injured in accident on wet roadway in Atoka County

LANE – One person was injured in a two-vehicle accident on a rainy Wednesday afternoon in Lane. Weston Cooksey, 18 of Atoka, was driving a 1996 […]
December 21, 2018

Choctaw Nation Early Head Start taking applications

Choctaw Nation Charlie Clark DURANT – Choctaw Nation Early Head Start is accepting new applications as it prepares for 2019. “The program fosters school-readiness for approximately 138 […]
December 20, 2018

Gallipot Pharmacy cuts ribbon in Calera and is open for business

By Joey McWilliams CALERA – Calera residents can look at a shorter drive to get prescriptions filled as a new pharmacy is now open in town. […]
December 19, 2018

Durant high school lacrosse standout earns scholarship to Dallas Baptist University

By Joey Bautista DURANT – Dallas Baptist University Coach Dexter Goode announced the addition of Durant High School standout Brandon Carmichael (Class of 2018). Carmichael earned […]
December 11, 2018

Durant announced as one of final 10 candidates in city makeover contest

DURANT – Durant made the cut again. The streaming makeover show, Small Business Revolution – Main Street, announced on Tuesday at noon via its Facebook page […]
December 6, 2018

Green Spray offers opportunity to give toward food baskets

By Joey McWilliams DURANT – The holiday season is here and each year during this time, the Salvation Army gives food to many families who may […]