March 19, 2020

Letter to the Editor: Travel industry needs relief today

From the Durant Tourism Economic Development Tax Authority: Travel and tourism is an integral part of the City of Durant and Bryan County economy, encompassing more than […]
March 19, 2020

Marriage licenses – Mar. 11-17, 2020

Presented by Texoma Engraving, here is a list of the marriage licenses filed for in Bryan County during the week of Mar. 11-17, 2020: • Larry […]
March 19, 2020

Cristal Teske

Cristal Lynn Teske, age 59, of Kingston, Okla., passed away on Monday, March 16, 2020, at Alliance Health, Durant, Okla. Cristal was born on August 22, […]
March 19, 2020

Protections for unborn approved by Oklahoma Senate

Release OKLAHOMA CITY – The Senate strengthened protections for the unborn Thursday, Mar. 12 with the passage of the Senate Bill 1859.  Sen. Paul Scott, R-Duncan, […]
March 19, 2020

Lankford issues statement on Senate passage of coronavirus economic package

Release WASHINGTON, DC – Senator James Lankford (R-OK) on Wednesday issued a statement following the vote on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which is the second bill addressing […]
March 19, 2020

Chrystal Thornton

Chrystal Thornton, of Durant, Okla., passed from this life on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at the age of 48.  She was born on Saturday, April 10, […]
March 19, 2020

Southeastern to complete spring semester with online classes

SE Communications DURANT – As a precaution and in joining the global effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus, Southeastern Oklahoma State University has announced a […]
March 19, 2020

State Election Board declares election emergency

Release OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma State Election Board Secretary Paul Ziriax declared an election emergency today for local elections being held in 74 counties on April […]
March 18, 2020

Francis Mardell Riddle Conner

Francis Mardell Conner age 100, passed away, in Celina, Texas on March 16, 2020. Francis was born on July 25, 1919 in Crawford, Neb. to Chester […]