August 13, 2020

Magnolia Festival 2020 canceled

Durant Area Chamber of Commerce DURANT – Magnolia Festival of Oklahoma and Durant Area Chamber of Commerce announce the 24th Annual Magnolia Festival (previously rescheduled to November […]
August 12, 2020

Southeastern students move back to campus

SE Communications DURANT – Students began the time-honored process of moving back to campus this week at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. The return started with sign-ins […]
August 11, 2020

Durant ISD revises plan for start of school, in-person education

DURANT – Durant students will have a couple more days of summer vacation before school starts for the 2020-2021 academic year. The Durant ISD announced via […]
August 10, 2020

Achille teacher tests positive; 7th-9th graders to stay home until further notice

ACHILLE – The Achille school district will continue in-person education in most grades, following a positive test for COVID-19. Superintendent Rick Beene posted on the Achille […]
August 10, 2020

Boswell ISD moves to distance learning after second teacher tests positive

BOSWELL – The Boswell school district will change its course for instruction for a couple of weeks. According to a post from principal Rick Grimes, a […]
August 10, 2020

Bryan County could receive nearly $3.7 million through CARES reimbursements

OK.gov OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Kevin Stitt announced last week the State will be allocating approximately $250 million in CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Funds (CRF) to […]
August 7, 2020

Oklahoma Attorney General releases FAQs surrounding the McGirt decision

Release OKLAHOMA CITY – Attorney General Mike Hunter on Thursday released a list of detailed answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) surrounding the McGirt decision after […]
August 6, 2020

Governor signs cost of living adjustment for state pensioners

Release OKLAHOMA CITY – State Rep. Avery Frix, R-Muskogee, today attended the ceremonial bill signing for House Bill 3350, which granted cost-of-living adjustments (COLAs) for retirees […]
August 6, 2020

Choctaw Nation police officer recognized for saving a life

Choctaw Nation Kelsey Brown DURANT – What started out as any other hot summer day recently in Bryan County, proved anything but routine for Matt Barreras, […]