April 13, 2020

Rep. Grego alerts propane users to check levels

Release WILBURTON – State Rep Jim Grego (R-Wilburton) today issued notice to propane users that they need to check their levels or risk not being able to […]
April 13, 2020

Choctaw Nation encourages phone or online completion of 2020 U.S. Census

Choctaw Nation Kelsey Brown DURANT – The 2020 United States Census is underway but is running into stiff headwinds caused by the pandemic. Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma encourages […]
April 12, 2020

Stitt approves commutations amid public health crisis

Release OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Stitt has approved more than 450 offenders for commutations to decrease prison overcrowding and reduce the risk of a COVID-19 outbreak. […]
April 12, 2020

Gov. Stitt, Governor’s Solution Task Force announce hospital surge plan for COVID-19

Release OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Kevin Stitt today announced a comprehensive hospital surge plan, which is designed to ensure Oklahoma is fully prepared to handle any surge […]
April 11, 2020

Double fatality collision south of Bennington on Saturday

BRYAN COUNTY – Two people were killed in a collision about 8 miles south of Bennington on Saturday morning. Homer Gilbert, 79, and Betty Gilbert, 77, […]
April 11, 2020

Branding Iron steer heads to a new pasture

By Joey McWilliams DURANT – The Branding Iron Family Restaurant, which had been in business in Durant for 45 years, served its last meals on March […]
April 10, 2020

Durant man found dead in Lake Texoma on Friday morning

LAKE TEXOMA – A Durant man was found dead around 10 a.m. on Friday near Catfish Bay Marina. Merle Noah Perkins, 62, was located floating between […]
April 10, 2020

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma receives food donation from Walmart

Choctaw Nation DURANT – Walmart has partnered with the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma to provide thousands of pounds of fresh fruits and vegetables to be distributed […]
April 9, 2020

OBI collects convalescent plasma to aid local COVID-19 patients

Release OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) has collected its first units of convalescent plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients, part of an experimental initiative to […]