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Durant makes the cut in city makeover contest
DURANT, Okla. -- A reality TV show on Tuesday named Durant as one of ten semi-finalists for its $500,000 downtown makeover competition. Small Business Revolution announced the results in a Facebook video. The selected cities, narrowed from the original list of 20, will be featured in the fourth seas
Santa Claus comes to town
Santa Claus was the guest of honor for Durant Main Street’s event, “Santa’s Very Merry Main Street,” this past Saturday. The Jolly old Elf had breakfast with 60 of his most ardent supporters, took pictures […]
Durant to learn fate today
Weeks of social media engagement attempting to get Durant ranked among the top-10 contenders for the Internet television program, “Small Business Revolution – Main Street,” comes to a head today. By noon, the program’s producers […]
Replica of Vietnam memorial will visit Durant
DURANT, Okla. -- Vietnam veterans are honored and respected for their sacrifices. More than 58,000 service members lost their lives in the Southeast Asia conflict. A memorial dedicated to those brave Americans is headed to Texoma. The Wall That Heals is a three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam V
Ask the Doctor: Colon cancer
DURANT, Okla. -- So far this year, nearly 100,000 Americans have been newly diagnosed with colon cancer. It's the third most common form of cancer for men and women, and about 50,000 people die as a a result each year.
Durant urges to "keep your green on this side of the red"
DURANT, Ok --- With Christmas shopping in full swing, the city of Durant has come up with a new campaign, to keep shopping local. Its called "Keep your Green on This Side of the Red,"in an effort to remind shoppers that shopping in Durant, gives more bang for your buck.
Cold shooting Lions drop pair to Hugo
Lengthy offensive dry spells proved costly for Durant while dropping girls and boys basketball contests against Hugo in Friday’s Lion Classic. The Lady Lions were right in the thick of things in the first contest […]
Calera OHCE presents ‘cool ties’ to fire department
On Wednesday, Nov. 28, four members of the Calera Group of Oklahoma Home and Community Education met Fire Chief Roger Joines at the Durant Fire Department. The members of the Calera Group had a sew […]
Mother arrested after trying to give pills to son in Oklahoma court
MADILL, Okla. – Authorities say a strange exchange between an inmate and his mother caught the attention of deputies in Marshall County, and led to additional charges for those involved.
Meals need repair to wheels
What Janelle Dunn and Kay Cooper want for Christmas won’t fit into a stocking, but it would be the gift that keeps on giving for hundreds of Bryan County seniors. They need an automatic transmission […]
Oklahoma councilman arrested after drug bust
ACHILLE, Okla. – A city leader in one Oklahoma community has been arrested on drug-related charges. Achille police tell KXII that over 200 grams of meth, two pounds of marijuana, and several guns were found inside Achille Councillman Lynn Chambers’ home on Tuesday night.
'The gift that keeps on giving'
The holidays just got a little brighter for Call-A-Ride. Earlier this week, Joint Call-A-Ride Committee Chairwoman Billie Floyd received a Christmas card from Tishomingo resident Dorothy S. Shackleford. When Floyd opened the card, she found a traditional holiday greeting and a $1,000 donation to Pon
Rotary Club presents dictionaries to students
In 2006, Durant Rotary Club joined a Rotary International project to purchase and deliver free dictionaries to third-grade students. Because dictionary skills are an important skill for all students, the club chose to provide these […]
Lady Rangers drop road game at Southeastern
DURANT, Okla. – Four players scored in double-figures for the Northwestern Oklahoma State University women’s basketball team as the Lady Rangers dropped a Great American Conference contest on the road at Southeastern Oklahoma State, 77-66. Northwestern’s record fell to 4-6 overall this season and 1-
Denison brings Christmas spirit with annual parade
Rains and a winter chill were not enough to dim holiday spirits in downtown Denison Thursday as the city held its annual Christmas Parade. The parade, a holiday staple dating back to 1934, is organized by the Denison Area Chamber of Commerce and seeks to bring residents from all across Texoma to the
Durant falls in rugged Lion Classic openers
Solid starts by both the Durant girls and boys basketball teams turned sour in the second half of opening round losses to stiff competition in the 29th Annual Durant Lion Classic Thursday. The Lady Lions […]
GIRLS BASKETBALL: McAlester scheduled for Durant Tournament
McAlester can rebound in its Friday loss to Ada with a tournament championship. The Lady Buffaloes (1-1) are scheduled to compete in the 29th Annual Durant Lion Classic, which runs from this Thursday through Saturday. The first gae is set for 4:20 p.m. against Westmoore.
Stepping Stones on probation until July 2019
Stepping Stones Learning Center in Sherman will remain on state-imposed probation until July 2019 after the child care facility was cited for 181 safety violations over the past three years.
Choctaw Nation sending care packages to troops in time for Christmas
DURANT, Okla. – Troops who are serving overseas will soon be receiving something that will brighten their spirits this holiday season. The Choctaw Nation Veterans Advocacy Department is shipping care packages to troops just in time for Christmas.
Texoma prepares for winter weather
SHERMAN, Texas -- As that winter storm draws near, cities across Texoma are gearing up for the storm. Right now it looks like Sherman will only be getting rain, but crews are still on standby all weekend long.