March 24, 2020

First case of COVID-19 in Bryan County confirmed

BRYAN COUNTY – It was reported Tuesday night that the first positive case of COVID-19 has been confirmed. AllianceHealth Durant released this statement: “We have been […]
March 24, 2020

Lankford blasts continued “We’re Close” attitude on COVID-19 bill while Oklahomans struggle

Release WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator James Lankford (R-OK) today questioned in frustration why the Senate cannot seem to get beyond the “2-yard line” on the Coronavirus […]
March 23, 2020

Transcript of Senator Lankford’s address to Congress on Monday

Release WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator James Lankford (R-OK) today took to the Senate floor to discuss the Senate’s ongoing consideration of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and […]
March 23, 2020

Hofmeister to propose distance learning, school buildings closed for remainder of year

OKLAHOMA CITY – Although spring break in Oklahoma has been extended for two weeks, the school year itself may continue in 2019-2020. But it will definitely […]
March 23, 2020

Point 27 honors fallen Oklahoma Deputy Taylor and Lt. Lanning

Point 27 ATLANTA – Point 27, a global nonprofit based in Atlanta, Georgia, point27.org recently honored two fallen Oklahoma law enforcement officers by sending gifts of Thin […]
March 22, 2020

Grayson County Health Department confirms first COVID-19 case in county

The Grayson county Office for Emergency Management posted on Facebook late Sunday evening the first positive case of COVID-19 within the county.
March 21, 2020

Blood donation in Bryan County is going well

By Joey McWilliams DURANT – The Oklahoma Blood Institute reminds the state via its website that the need for blood donation is constant. Sometimes it seems […]
March 20, 2020

Trump announces changes to standardized testing, student loans and 2020 Tax Day

WASHINGTON D.C. – With the national health crisis continuing to affect people’s lives on many levels, President Trump on Friday morning announced some changes that are […]
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 […]