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Durant's 'Prom with a Purpose' gives back to community  KTEN

DURANT, Okla. -- Prom is a night filled with fun and memories for young people getting ready for big changes in their lives. But for the J127 Ministry, Saturday's ...



Oklahoma’s ‘Teacher of the Year’ gets into heated debate with U.S. Education Secretary  KFOR Oklahoma City

DURANT, Okla. - An Oklahoma teacher is making headlines after he had a heated debate about public education with Betsy DeVos. Jon Hazell, a science ...



Durant High School students walk out to protest mold concerns  KXII-TV

About 200 students and parents took part in the protest, saying the school has been keeping quiet about an alleged mold problem and that it has become a ...



Parents react to Durant High School shooting scare  KXII-TV

DURANT, OK -- Police say an effort between school staff and police helped stop a possible shooting threat at Durant High School yesterday, but some parents ...



UPDATE: Durant High School Threat Suspect Arrested  KTEN

DURANT, OK – There is new information in connection with last week's threat against students and staff at Durant High School.The juvenile that police say ...



Student behind Durant Middle School clown threat says it was a 'joke'  KXII-TV

DURANT, Okla. (KXII) -- Durant police brought in officers to patrol the middle school campus Thursday after another clown threat on social media, directed at the ...



Construction continues on new Durant High School  KXII-TV

DURANT, OK - Construction continues this summer on the new Durant High School. Durant ISD Superintendent Jason Simeroth says the $35 million ...



VIDEO: President Obama's entire speech at Durant High School  NewsOK.com

A woman sporting red, white and blue nails, takes video of President Barack Obama as he spoke to about 950 people in Durant's new high school on ...



Oklahoma teacher of the year shocked Betsy DeVos 'redefines' private schools as part of public education system  Tulsa World

WASHINGTON — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos met privately with the nation's top teachers Monday and asked them to talk about the obstacles they face in ...



Durant teacher: OKC foster dad accused of murder 'didn't have violent temper'  KXII-TV

A Durant High School graduate is sitting in an Oklahoma County jail accused of murdering his 2-month-old foster son.



Ray Richards takes over Durant Football  KXII-TV

Former Southeastern Head Coach Ray Richards has been named the head coach at Durant High School.



Durant ISD lets students bring personal computing devices to school  KXII-TV

DURANT, OK -- Students at Durant High School are allowed to bring their own computing devices following a new district program.



Durant ISD superintendent announces resignation  KXII-TV

DURANT, OK---The Superintendent of Durant ISD has announced his resignation after six years of *service*. "It was just one of those God-centered, God timing ...



Joe Scott Andrews  Daily Ardmoreite

Memorial services for J. Scott Andrews, 53, will be held Thursday morning at 11 a.m. in the Centennial Chapel of Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home with Dr. Alton ...



Local educators running for office in Oklahoma  KXII-TV

While others plan to keep on at the Capitol until the Legislature approves more funding, educators like Republican David Bullard, who filed for the District 6 ...



Father, daughter killed in Calera crash  KXII-TV

Police are investigating wreck that killed a 67-year-old man and his 9-year-old daughter Monday evening in Calera.



President Obama in Durant calls for closing digital divide  NewsOK.com

President Barack Obama traveled to a chronically poor part of Oklahoma on Wednesday and said the nation should close the digital divide that prevents some ...



Truman Burrage Durant High School  Tulsa World

Truman Burrage. Durant High School. Burrage is an Advanced Placement Scholar with Honors and a four-year honoree in the Choctaw Nation STAR Program.



Texoma varsity baseball player hospitalized, police investigating  KXII-TV

Police are investigating after a Durant High School sophomore was hospitalized over the weekend. The family tells us the teen fractured his neck and has ...



Offensive revolution propels Huskies into playoffs | Sports  The Kalona News

Coming off a 2-7 record in 2017, there weren't many people in Riverside thinking about a playoff team at Highland. The Highland players, of course, had other ...



Bonham student drowns in Collin County quarry  KTEN

Melissa police said Xzavion Epps struggled after leaping into a water-filled gravel pit on Sunday evening.



Teen involved in hazing allowed to play ball  USA TODAY High School Sports

Plant City, Florida — “It was definitely hazing if that's what we want to call it. It was pretty disgusting,” says the victim's father. This father is upset that a player is ...



Linda Sue (Brown) Williams  Daily Ardmoreite

Linda Sue (Brown) Williams passed away peacefully in her sleep at her home in McKinney, Texas on March 2, 2018. She was 71-years old.Linda was born in ...



Athlete Look Back: What was Kevin Durant's game like in high school?  USA TODAY High School Sports

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story originally appeared on USA TODAY High School Sports in January 2014. It has been updated. Before Michael Jordan was making ...



Watch Blake Griffin vs Kevin Durant in high school  Tulsa World

In the summer of 2005, then-teenagers Kevin Durant (#42, black), Blake Griffin (#34, white), Ty Lawson (#1, black) and NFL player Sam Bradford all converged ...



59 years later, Durant veteran gets high school diploma  KXII-TV

DURANT, OK - A local war veteran whose education was cut short more than 50 years ago got a special surprise today while touring the new high school in ...



Fall commencement at Southeastern set for Dec. 16  KXII-TV

DURANT, Okla. (KXII) -- Oklahoma Teacher of the Year Jon Hazell will be the speaker at Southeastern Oklahoma State University's Fall Commencement on ...



2017 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year: What about the children? What about all of us!  Tulsa World

But while teachers teach, we all possess the broader responsibility of education. The responsibility requires sacrifice, which I believe we all our willing to share.



Fight or flight? The quandary facing Oklahoma teachers  NewsOK.com

Teachers leaving the profession is part of the reason schools are turning to emergency certified teachers who lack traditional training but are given permission to ...



Pryor rolls past Durant to win 5A state softball championship  Tulsa World

Rains homers in the first inning, then stars on the mound to give school its first title since 1987.



A look back at President Obama's visits to Oklahoma  NewsOK.com

President Barack Obama made several visits to Oklahoma during his presidency, to talk about energy policy in 2012, to comfort grieving families after deadly ...



The Oklahoma Teachers Strike Is 26 Years In The Making  HuffPost

The teachers strike in Oklahoma is 26 years in the making. For two and a half decades, our state's public education system has been groaning under the ...



Football coach at Oklahoma high school has awesome response to being fired  kfor.com

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WrAfRPoVTU0 DURANT, Okla. - A football coach at a local high school was recently let go after the team had a less than ...



18 Oklahoma high schools rank nationally in U.S. News and World Report for 2018  Tulsa World

Tulsa's Booker T. Washington High School is back on the list after receiving no ranking last year.



Durant volleyball's defense hands Wilton first loss  Quad City Times

DURANT — Renee Meyer figures any team that plays its first game against an opponent looking to start the season 10-0 should be concerned.



Durant Student Dies in Scuba Diving Accident  KTEN

Faculty and students at Durant High School, as well as members of the Durant community are mourning the death of a student. KTEN's Kristi Branam spoke with ...



Pay raise fight worth the effort, teachers say  NewsOK.com

Educators rallied at the Capitol ahead of a major vote on tax hikes, and said the push for a pay raise was worth it.



The Great Debate: How will President Obama pronounce “Durant”?  kfor.com

DURANT, Okla. -- In anticipation of President Obama's arrival in Durant, Okla., we've been covering a slew of topics. But little does Mr. President know, tonight, ...



See the 100 Oklahoma students named All-State by the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence  Tulsa World

Jones High School. Abbott serves as president of the school choir and the Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center STEM class. Through STEM, he ...



41 Oklahoma high schools make second, third tiers in U.S. News and World Report's rankings  Tulsa World

Several Tulsa-area high schools were among the 41 Oklahoma high schools to make it into the second and third tiers of U.S. News and World Report's annual ...



Tate's Aggie Classic returns with biggest field yet  Pensacola News Journal

Seven host sites across Escambia and Santa Rosa County will be scene of the four-day tournament.



Morning Bell: Another teacher pay raise falls short  NewsOK.com

For many teachers, Monday's failed vote was another moment when a teacher pay raise push came up short.



“This is our heritage,” Confederate flag supporters protest ahead of Obama’s Oklahoma arrival  kfor.com

DURANT, Okla. - A group of Confederate flag supporters were out in force near Durant on Wednesday before the president arrived in town. The group was ...



Its black students got widely celebrated Ivy League scholarships. School used lies, abuse.  Lexington Herald-Leader

T.M. Landry College Preparatory School falsified transcripts, made up student accomplishments and mined the worst stereotypes of black America to ...



Man shot by Durant girl was involved in incident last year  NewsOK.com

DURANT — A man who was shot by a 12-year-old girl last week in Durant was involved in another incident involving an underage girl just over a year ago.



Standing Firm for Avery  KXII-TV

ADA,Okla The entire city is coming together as they rally around one of their very own, Avery Anderson. "She's one of the most special young ladies that I've ever ...



Tornado Damages Homes in Cookson, Oklahoma  Daily Telegraph

A tornado ripped through eastern Oklahoma on Friday, November 30, damaging homes and property. These videos were filmed by Terina Bertrand at Chicken ...



Youth Leadership Oklahoma Class 17 gaduates announced  NewsOK.com

Forty-nine high school seniors from across the state graduated from Youth Leadership Oklahoma's Class 17 on June 9 at the Oklahoma History Center in ...



Student Suspensions, by School and Race  Oklahoma Watch

Compare suspension rates of student by race in every Oklahoma school district.



Madill steel plant responds following deadly furnace explosion  KTEN

MADILL -- The Madill steel plant where two employees died in an explosion this week is now responding. Gonzalo Martinez, 38, and Brody Davenport, 23, died ...



Everything you need to know about Kevin Durant and 2016 free agency  Sports Illustrated

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant's free agency continues to loom over the NBA playoffs.



Interactive: Letter Grades for Every School  Oklahoma Watch

An interactive table allows you to compare your school's grade with those of others in your district, city or elsewhere. Education leaders and teachers decry the ...



Woman Riding Florida Roller Coaster During Derailment Speaks Out: I 'Thought I Was Going to Die'  PEOPLE.com

One of the passengers aboard the roller coaster that derailed in Florida last week is opening up about the terrifying experience.



Teacher of the Game | Oklahoma City Thunder  OKCThunder.com

Melanie Crowder: Upper Elementary - Grove Thunder vs. Clippers November 11, 2016. Why did you choose to become an educator? I chose to become an ...



Texas Teens Dangle 120 Feet for 3 Hours on Roller Coaster During Lightning Storm: ‘I Thought We Were Going to Die’  PEOPLE.com

Texas teenagers stuck on The Joker rollercoaster for 3 hours.



Roller Coaster Derails, Sending 2 People Plunging 34 Feet to the Daytona Beach Boardwalk Below  PEOPLE.com

Two people fell 34 feet after a roller coaster derailed in Florida, with a total of 10 riders extricated from the ride.



Meet some of the smartest kids in Oklahoma: The 2017 Academic All-State scholars  Tulsa World

Meet the 100 Oklahoma students names 2017 Academic All-Staters by the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence.



Texoma proud of presidential history  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

On Monday, Americans will celebrate Presidents Day, honoring the men who have held the country's top leadership position. Texoma has had its share of ...



Car was engulfed in flames after violent crash. Watch fishermen pull out the driver.  Lexington Herald-Leader

Fishermen pulled a Florida man out of a burning car in Hernando Beach after a violent crash outside of Nature Coast Marina in Spring Hill. Video shows people ...



OKC Thunder: Former player Royal Ivey returns to organization as D-League assistant  NewsOK.com

In an offseason built around reading the 2016 Kevin Durant coaching tea leaves — Derek Fisher and Brian Keefe to New York, Durant's high school coach to the ...



Thomas the Tank engine and friends get KKK hoods from NRA after adding female trains  Lexington Herald Leader

NRA TV host Dana Loesch showed characters from the children's TV show “Thomas & Friends” in KKK hoods while discussing the show's move to diversify its ...



Ada for Avery | Local News  Theadanews

Richard R. Barron/The Ada NewsThe Ada High School marching band were among those who wore “#AllInForAve” t-shirts Friday night in support of Ada student ...



Chelsea Baker dreams of pitching in college and MLB. Can she do it?  SI.com

17-year-old Chelsea Baker is a Florida high school pitcher with a wicked knuckleball and dreams of MLB stardom. But can she blaze a trail for women in ...



Returning University of Oklahoma band director happy to be home  NewsOK.com

Brian Britt says he will work to assure the fans, alumni, high school band directors and prospective students that the University of Oklahoma has a first-class ...



Jordan Barnett ready for long-awaited Mizzou debut  STLtoday.com

Tigers expect the Texas transfer to deliver a jolt to sagging offense.



19-year-old family friend charged in death, brain injury of baby sisters  Lexington Herald Leader

A 15-month-old girl from a Cincinnati suburb died Monday and a family friend is charged with a felony assault that led to her death. Recardo Woods is charged ...



OSU golf great Ab Justice dies at age 79  NewsOK.com

Justice as Oklahoma State's first All-American and a seven-time club champion at Oak Tree National.



Award-winning play set in Oklahoma will become film with Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts  NewsOK.com

Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play “August: Osage County,” set in Oklahoma's Osage County, will become a movie starring Oscar-winning actresses ...



Oklahoma horse lovers unite, chase dream together  NewsOK.com

Two women are sharing a dream separated by a generation and more than 5000 miles.It all began for Elena Schoo when her father put her on a horse when ...



Can Pro Sports Go Co-Ed?  New York Times

A 13-year-old, Mo'Ne Evans, is a Little League superstar. What future is there for talented young women in a sports industry that remains steadfastly gender ...



Families of war dead keep their treasures as a way to keep them close  Tampabay.com

On Monday, Americans bow heads and raise flags to honor those who died while serving their country. But for the loved ones of those who died, no matter how ...



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