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 […]
April 9, 2020

Marriage licenses – Mar. 25-Apr. 7, 2020

Presented by Texoma Engraving, here are the marriage licenses filed for in Bryan County during the two-week span of Mar. 25-Apr. 7, 2020: • None *Coronavirus
April 7, 2020

Lankford, Inhofe applaud President Trump for deeming firearm businesses essential

Release OKLAHOMA CITY – Senators James Lankford (R-OK) and Jim Inhofe (R-OK) led a letter to President Trump on Monday applauding the administration’s recent decision to […]
April 6, 2020

Oklahoma Legislature stabilizes budget, affirms governor’s emergency response power for COVID-19

Release OKLAHOMA CITY – The Legislature on Monday stabilized the current year budget to prevent cuts to agencies and affirmed Gov. Kevin Stitt’s expanded health emergency declaration, […]
April 6, 2020

Thirty-five tests administered at drive-through testing on Friday

BRYAN COUNTY – The first drive-through testing in Bryan County for COVID-19 took place on Friday morning. Lisa Curry with the Bryan County Health Department said […]