May 11, 2022

Humphrey comments on roads, bridges projects

Release OKLAHOMA CITY – Rep. Justin Humphrey, R-Lane, today commented on the awarding of contracts to resurface a section of State Highway 3 and to waterproof […]
May 11, 2022

AllianceHealth Durant plays integral role in Texoma

By Kevin Samrow AllianceHealth Durant plays an integral role in Texoma thanks to the knowledgeable and compassionate people who work inside. During Hospital Week, May 8 […]
May 11, 2022

Marriage licenses – May 4-10, 2022

Presented by Why We Care, here are the marriage licenses filed for in Bryan County during the week of May 4-10, 2022: • Colby Lee Bacon […]
May 10, 2022

Help Wanted: Full Time and Part Time – FLEX-Van Durant

Full Time and Part Time – FLEX-Van Durant Durant Transportation is an Essential Service and YOU can make a difference in someone’s life today! Must be […]
May 10, 2022

Help Wanted: Full-Time Dispatcher/ Flex Van Driver

Full Time Dispatcher/Flex Van Driver Durant  Must be twenty-one (21) years of age. Responsible for receiving and logging calls for transportation services from the public. Responsible for dispatching vans to transport customers. Maintains radio contact with in-service vans, issues tickets to drivers and records required data. Collects data and implements all directions from transit Director or Route Supervisor. As a Van Driver: Responsible for (1) transportation of passengers on both dispatch and established route bases; (2) the safety and wellbeing of passengers during loading and unloading, as well as during transport; (3) for passenger fare collection and completion of passenger logs; (4) vehicle logs and all other written documentation required by the program; (5) the maintenance and up keep of vehicles; (6) implements the proper use of ADA lifts and tie downs; and (7) practicing all safety measures at all times. Must be proficient in basic math and English skills. Prefer experience with dispatching or  other radio contact activities. Experience in working with the public in a cooperative setting with other employees a plus. Must have and maintain an accident-free driving record. Must possess a valid Oklahoma driver’s license. Must have a clear background. Prefer driving experience in all weather conditions, knowledge of the area, and vehicle mechanical knowledge. Must submit to drug testing and be in accordance with FTA Drug and Alcohol guidelines.  APPLY ONLINE: SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO: Big Five Office at 1502 N. 1st Ave. Durant, OK 74701 BIG FIVE COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION  EMPLOYER 
May 6, 2022

Chamber of Commerce welcomes Ooh-La-La Glam Studio with ribbon cutting

DURANT – Another new business was officially welcomed into the Durant Area Chamber of Commerce this week with a ceremonial ribbon cutting. Ooh La La Glam […]
May 5, 2022

Study shows drivers are choosing to drive distracted even when fully aware of the danger

Release New State Farm research completed in March 2022 suggests that consumers may not be fully focused on driving. Far too often drivers are choosing to […]
May 5, 2022

Choctaw Nation statement regarding public safety bill

Choctaw Nation DURANT – Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Chief Gary Batton released the following statement regarding the passage of House Bill 3501, which received support from over […]
May 4, 2022

Teenager drowns while swimming in Red River

WADE – A local teenager drowned on Sunday in the Red River. Zachery Heil, 18, of Bennington, was a senior at Rock Creek High School. According […]