August 24, 2020

Election Board updates registration info prior to November election

By Joey McWilliams BRYAN COUNTY – A few hundred county residents received voter registration applications in the mail last week requesting updated information to prepare for […]
August 22, 2020

Lankford: The 2020 Election won’t destroy the Post Office

By Senator James Lankford Remember when institutions like the Post Office were non-partisan? Over the past weeks, media outlets have reported fears and accusations of sabotage about […]
August 21, 2020

Chamber of Commerce hosts ribbon cutting for Budget Blinds

DURANT – The Durant Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed in another member this week, hosting a ribbon cutting at its own office on Fourth Ave. Budget […]
August 21, 2020

First United Bank holds water and gatorade drive to benefit local first responders

DURANT — First United takes great pride in being a community bank and serves a greater purpose by inspiring and empowering others to spend life wisely, […]
August 20, 2020

Oklahoma tops 50,000 positive cases of COVID-19

OKLAHOMA – The state crossed a milestone number on Thursday in regard to the recent health crisis. On the Oklahoma State Department of Health website tracking […]
August 20, 2020

Stitt announces federal approval of state’s LWA application

OK.gov OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Kevin Stitt announced Wednesday the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved the State’s application to provide unemployed Oklahomans with an additional $300 per week […]
August 19, 2020

Bryan County Courthouse shut down again due to COVID-19

DURANT – Late Wednesday afternoon, Judge Mark Campbell issued an order shutting down the Bryan County Courthouse through Friday, Aug. 21. A person who works in […]
August 18, 2020

Durant Chamber announces Secret Singer competition

DACC DURANT – Durant Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the debut of a new virtual singing competition in the community – Durant’s Secret […]
August 17, 2020

Choctaw Emergency Management Staffer named Top First Responder

Choctaw Nation Casey Davis DURANT – Jeff Thrasher is the second member of Choctaw Nation’s Department of Public Safety to be an Honored First Responder in […]