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Durant police said one person was shot, a woman feeding an infant was nearly hit, and a third person was wounded in a scuffle with a gunman late Thursday ...
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 makes final cut in reality show contest KTEN
Durant is a finalist for a $500000 redevelopment grant awarded by the Small Business Revolution TV show.
Durant takes the lead in TV show contest KTEN
DURANT, Okla. -- Durant moved into first place Monday in a competition with six small U.S. cities vying to win a $500,000 Main Street makeover from a TV reality ...
Three trucks collide in Durant; one dead KTEN
DURANT, Okla. -- Traffic was flowing again Tuesday evening, more than 14 hours after three 18-wheelers were involved in a fatal accident at the intersection of ...
Durant embraces medical marijuana boom KTEN
DURANT, Okla. -- Almost six months after Durant passed an ordinance permitting the sale of medical marijuana, the city is seeing growth in that sector.
Durant gets ready for reality TV spotlight KTEN
The Small Business Revolution TV reality show will be coming to Durant next Tuesday.
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 ...
Durant misses out on $500K reality show grant KTEN
DURANT, Okla. -- The votes are in. The Small Business Revolution reality TV show will be awarding a $500,000 Main Street makeover grant to Searcy, ...
School closings for Thursday, January 3 KTEN
Here is the list of Texoma schools that will be closed on Thursday, January 3 as a result of winter weather conditions.
Bill would make teacher strikes illegal in Oklahoma KTEN
House Bill 2214 was introduced by Rep. Todd Russ (R-District 55), whose wife is a public school teacher.
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 ...
Garvin County district has plan to replace high school KTEN
Elmore City-Pernell Public Schools Superintendent Jennifer Cruz says the $18 million bond proposal would also fund a new gymnasium.
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 ...
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.
Medical marijuana vote spawns Durant shops KTEN
DURANT, Okla. -- Not even 48 hours after State Question 788 passed, two cannabis stores are setting up shop in Durant. One shop opening this weekend on ...
Miracle baby meets doctors who saved his life KTEN
DURANT, Okla. -- We told you back in October about a miracle baby who beat all odds: surviving through a traumatic delivery.
Durant city manager files harassment lawsuit KTEN
An attorney for City Manager Tim Rundel says he has endured "18 months of workplace harassment and abuse" by Council member Oden Grube.
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.
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 ...
Ray Richards takes over Durant Football KXII-TV
Former Southeastern Head Coach Ray Richards has been named the head coach at Durant High School.
Former Vanoss coach Jacob Grace headed to Durant Theadanews
After spending the last six years as the head baseball coach at Vanoss, Jacob Grace has decided to take the leap from Class A to Class 5A.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Bryan County Fair Board sets Saturday election KTEN
The fairgrounds have become Bryan County's hub for events from parties to rodeos, and now county leaders see it becoming even more.
Lois A. Wirth | Obituaries | qctimes.com Quad City Times
April 15, 1930-March 14, 2019. COUNCIL BLUFFS - Lois A. Wirth, 88, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, formerly of Durant, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2019, ...
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 ...
Durant teacher picks up state honor, urges fellow educators to stay in Oklahoma Tulsa World
Glenpool High School history teacher Mike Doudican was named runner-up at the Oklahoma's Teacher of the Year ceremony at State Fair Park.
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 ...
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 ...
Roadblocks for Bryan County Fastlane Project KTEN
CALERA, Okla. -- It's been a rocky road for the Oklahoma Department of Transportation as they work to make the multi-million dollar Fastlane Project a reality.
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.
Shooting in Pontotoc County leaves one person dead KTEN
The sheriff's office named the suspect as Zachary Perkins, 20.
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
Lake Texoma bridge closed after fatal crash KTEN
The Roosevelt Bridge over Lake Texoma remained closed in both directions Friday morning after a horrific accident on the two-lane span.
Train derails near Kiowa KTEN
Officials say a Union Pacific train derailed in Pittsburg County on Sunday.
Two arrests after drugs, guns found at Durant residence KTEN
Police said Joshua Jackson and Brenae White were found with 23 pounds of "high-grade" marijuana along with other drugs, weapons and cash.
Sulphur deaf school closes after threats KTEN
The Oklahoma School for the Deaf said the threats demanded that an employee be fired within 48 hours.
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.
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 ...
Website grades performance of Oklahoma schools KTEN
Oklahoma parents now have a new tool to evaluate the performance of the public schools in their community.
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, ...
Several injured after shooting in Johnston County KTEN
Sheriff Jon Smith confirmed the shooting took place around 6 p.m. Sunday.
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 ...
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 ...
Personnel shakeup at Durant City Hall KTEN
DURANT, Okla. -- A City Hall shakeup now underway in Durant has left a lot of unanswered questions. Three key municipal positions have gone vacant in the ...
New Businesses Coming to Downtown Durant KTEN
DURANT, OK— If you're looking to start a new business Downtown Durant is the place to go. Their Main Street Executive Director says they're getting a new ...
Four injured in collision at Durant intersection KTEN
An elderly female motorist who had been reported as a reckless driver collided with another vehicle across from the Choctaw Casino Resort.
Worker dies in Durant plant accident KTEN
An industrial accident claimed the life of a worker at the Cardinal Float Glass Plant in Durant on Thursday afternoon.
Choctaw Nation: Sky's the limit for drone program KTEN
"I feel like we're almost the NASA of Southeastern Oklahoma/North Texas," said tribal Chief Gary Batton.
Texoma man facing multiple child sexual assault charges KTEN
James Mosley of Mead, Oklahoma, was arrested Monday by the Grayson County Sheriff's Office.
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.
Storms leave damage in Love County KTEN
Love County Emergency Management said at least seven homes were damaged after a storm passed through Marietta on Tuesday morning.
"She had her finger on the trigger, and it went off.": Durant City Manager Involved In Domestic Dispute KTEN
DURANT, OK- The fate of a Texoma city manager was up for debate Tuesday night after authorities say a gun she was holding went off during an argument with ...
Former Antlers coach Kenny Speer to take over at Harrah KTEN
Kenny Speer confirmed with KTEN Sports on Monday night that he is taking the job at Harrah High School.
Pilot OK after Marshall County copter crash KTEN
A pilot is lucky to be alive after his small helicopter crash-landed in Marshall County late Wednesday afternoon.
Are Schools Responsible for Chronically Absent Students? Oklahoma Watch
Oklahoma schools could soon be accountable for students who miss a significant number of school days. Critics of the proposal argue that schools have little ...
Ardmore man arrested on drug charges KTEN
Deputies said 38-year-old Justin Blake Jones had more than 150 grams of methamphetamine when he was arrested in Love County.
Choctaw County infant safe after abduction KTEN
An Amber Alert has been canceled after a drug-endangered infant was returned to his biological father.
Keith Hogan | Obituaries | qctimes.com Quad City Times
January 30, 1940 - May 1, 2018. DURANT, Iowa -- Keith Randolph Hogan, 78, passed away Tuesday, May 1, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Iowa ...
Man dies after Lone Grove arrest KTEN
Scott Lee Pumphrey was being booked when a bag filled with an unknown substance fell on the floor.
Former Tishomingo teacher guilty of lewd acts KTEN
Shelley Jo Duncan had been charged with having an inappropriate relationship with a 14-year-old student in 2016.
Work begins to recover truck from Lake Texoma KTEN
The Roosevelt Memorial Bridge could reopen to traffic on Friday night, but the timetable remains uncertain.
Woman dead after McCurtain County wreck KTEN
A northeast Texas woman has died of injuries incurred in a one-car crash in southeastern Oklahoma.
Historic Hotel in Durant is Getting a Face Lift KTEN
DURANT, OK -- A Texoma hotel with a long history is getting a face lift and bringing old things back to life.
Roosevelt Bridge reopens after truck recovery KTEN
The truck careened off the Roosevelt Memorial Bridge last Thursday after colliding with a car on the two-lane span.
Motorcyclist killed in Bryan County collision KTEN
Troopers said a westbound motorcycle crashed into the side of an SUV on US 70 west of Durant.
New Clothes Bank Opens In Durant KTEN
DURANT, OK -- Texoma families in need have a new place to go to shop for clothing. The "Kings Closet" in Durant is now open for business. The new clothing ...
Former Davis teacher arrested for inappropriate relationship KTEN
DAVIS, Okla. -- A former Davis High School English teacher who is accused of an inappropriate relationship with a 16-year-old student was arrested late ...
Breaking ground for Achille community center KTEN
"It's long overdue," said Beth Alexander, a member of the Chickasaw Tribal Legislature.
Choctaw Nation opens regional medical clinic in Durant KTEN
DURANT, OK- Exciting news out of Durant Tuesday. A project that started last summer is now complete. The Choctaw Nation opened the doors to the Choctaw ...
3 arrested in Bryan County prostitution bust KTEN
DURANT, OK- An undercover operation with several agencies lands 3 women in jail after police say they were engaging in prostitution. Police say it happened ...
One dead, one in custody after shooting in Latta KTEN
LATTA, Okla. -- The Pontotoc County Sheriff's Office says an Ada man is behind bars for shooting and killing a man Wednesday morning. The sheriff's office said ...
Alcohol Suspected In Deadly Durant Crash KTEN
DURANT, OK -- Police say 23 year-old Tanner Jones of Lane Oklahoma man died in an Thursday night crash. They say Jones was driving his pickup north on ...
“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 ...
Police release video of moments before Lone Grove inmate's death KTEN
LONE GROVE, Okla. -- Video footage of the moments leading up to the death of an inmate at the Lone Grove City Jail this week has been released.
Suspect sought in Albion homicide case KTEN
Sheriff B.J. Hedgecock said 34-year-old Richard Daryl Medlock was found dead early Tuesday at a residence on East County Road 1620 in Albion.
Ardmore entrepreneur claims medical marijuana first KTEN
"Being able to step in as the first dispensary and educate people with marijuana, to me, is super important," said Todd Larkin.
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 ...
Achille mayor says he was victim of violent assault KTEN
Police in Achille said the FBI is now investigating an alleged attack on the city's top official.
Oklahoma astronaut corn maze photographed from space KTEN
HYDRO, Okla. (AP) -- It's apt that a maze cut into an Oklahoma cornfield featuring the likeness of a former NASA astronaut can be seen from space -- and has ...
Durant Spring Trash Off And Recycle Day April 12, 2014 KTEN
Durant Area Chamber of Commerce, City of Durant Waste Management and the Choctaw Nation Recycling Works Alongside Devon Energy this Spring The ...
Police: Davis man admits to child molestation KTEN
Davis police have arrested a man who admitted he had been sexually assaulting a young child.
High-speed chase ends on Red River bridge KTEN
The pursuit began when a vehicle reported stolen in Grayson County, Texas, was spotted in Kingston, Oklahoma.
Atoka police arrest man with $11000 of counterfeit cash KTEN
The suspect, identified as Christopher Rogers, was apprehended at the Sonic Drive-In in the 600 block of South Mississippi Avenue.
The Innocent Man: Ada in national spotlight KTEN
A 1986 best-seller first put two Ada 1980s murder cases in the national spotlight. Now a Netflix series has refocused attention on the crimes and on Oklahoma's ...
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.
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.
UPDATE: Woman Identified After Incident On Highway 69/75 KTEN
DURANT, OK- One day after a deadly accident on a major Texoma highway local police are still trying to figure out how it all happened. It happened around ...
Durant Police Department News Release for 6/23/2008 KTEN
From news release: Durant Police Department Media Reports June 23rd, 2008. 2008-27763 Buglary. On 06-22-08 at approximately 1645 hours, Patrolman ...
Veteran's Day Events at the Choctaw Casino KTEN
DURANT, OK - The Choctaw Casino will be hosting a number of free and discounted events for Veterans November 11th and 12th. There will also be a ...
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