March 22, 2020

Lankford pushes to increase charitable giving deduction in coronavirus aid bill

Release WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator James Lankford (R-OK) today offered an amendment to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which would increase the […]
March 22, 2020

County schools to offer meals for students during hiatus

BRYAN COUNTY – The Oklahoma State Board of Education has mandated that all schools will be closed through at least April 6, in light of the […]
March 21, 2020

More than 300 meals delivered by Asian Gourmet, volunteers on Saturday

By Joey McWilliams DURANT – Wu Ye said he wanted to do what he could to help those who really need that help. Ye and Gui […]
March 21, 2020

Blood donation in Bryan County is going well

By Joey McWilliams DURANT – The Oklahoma Blood Institute reminds the state via its website that the need for blood donation is constant. Sometimes it seems […]
March 20, 2020

Trump announces changes to standardized testing, student loans and 2020 Tax Day

WASHINGTON D.C. – With the national health crisis continuing to affect people’s lives on many levels, President Trump on Friday morning announced some changes that are […]
March 19, 2020

Letter to the Editor: Travel industry needs relief today

From the Durant Tourism Economic Development Tax Authority: Travel and tourism is an integral part of the City of Durant and Bryan County economy, encompassing more than […]
March 19, 2020

Marriage licenses – Mar. 11-17, 2020

Presented by Texoma Engraving, here is a list of the marriage licenses filed for in Bryan County during the week of Mar. 11-17, 2020: • Larry […]
March 19, 2020

Protections for unborn approved by Oklahoma Senate

Release OKLAHOMA CITY – The Senate strengthened protections for the unborn Thursday, Mar. 12 with the passage of the Senate Bill 1859.  Sen. Paul Scott, R-Duncan, […]
March 19, 2020

Lankford issues statement on Senate passage of coronavirus economic package

Release WASHINGTON, DC – Senator James Lankford (R-OK) on Wednesday issued a statement following the vote on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which is the second bill addressing […]