July 9, 2021

Pool time, outdoor movie, First Friday and more on tap today in Durant

DURANT – The second Friday of the month is stepping up to the plate to take over in July as the first Friday on the calendar […]
July 8, 2021

Rep. Humphrey among representatives to call on State Election Board to implement HB 1775

Release OKLAHOMA CITY – A number of House Republicans today joined Rep. Kevin West, R-Moore, in calling on State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister to […]
July 7, 2021

Marriage licenses – June 30-July 6, 2021

Presented by Texoma Engraving, here are the marriage licenses filed for in Bryan County during the week of June 30-July 6, 2021: • Daniel Vijay Messersmith […]
July 5, 2021

Bakers needed!

The Compassion Outreach Center in Calera is sending out a call for bakers: OK, all you bakers our church needs your help. We are doing a […]
July 3, 2021

Two flown from site of single vehicle accident on highway near Lake Texoma

BRYAN COUNTY – Three people from Durant were injured in a single-vehicle accident near Willow Springs Road on Saturday afternoon. Russel Payne, 57, was driving a […]
July 2, 2021

Two dead in plane crash near Ada

PONTOTOC COUNTY – A single-engine plane went down near Ada early Friday morning resulting in the death of two people. Derrick Sutherland, 35, of Ada, was […]
July 2, 2021

2020-2021 Main Street Awards

Durant Main Street honored local businesses Thursday night at the organization’s annual banquet. Outgoing president of the Main Street Board, Kassi Wilkey, said she was proud […]
July 1, 2021

Choctaw tribal member overcomes COVID-19 after 221 days hospitalized

Choctaw Nation Kendra Sikes DURANT – Choctaw Nation Health Services Authority (CNHSA) discharged a special patient last week. Doyle Springs spent 221 days in a healthcare facility […]
July 1, 2021

House Leader Virgin requests study on ending state grocery tax

Release OKLAHOMA CITY – House Minority Leader Emily Virgin, D-Norman, filed an interim study request Tuesday to examine the benefits of ending the state sales tax […]