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Hunter Engineering reaches Building of 20,000 racks milestone

Hunter Engineering Company opened its doors in Durant in 1976i....subscribers»

Durant schools' homecoming court presented on Sept. 26

The homecoming court for Durant Public Schools was presented ...subscribers»

Special election set for Oct. 14

The City of Lexington will hold a special election on Tuesday, October 14 to fill the unexpired term of office for Alderman, Ward Two held by the late Robert "Pokey" Brown. Joshua R....subscribers»

Payton won special election

JoNell Payton was elected as the new alderman for the City of Durant...subscribers»


The Spirit of Life Ministries, 94 Lexington St., Pickens,...subscribers»

Earn your GED!

Tuition is absolutely Free!! ...subscribers»
Thursday, October 2, 2014 Vol. 56 - Num. 40
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1931: Aerial circus star Clyde Pangborn and playboy Hugh Herndon, Jr. set off to complete the first nonstop flight across the Pacific Ocean from Misawa City, Japan.
1941: The German army launches Operation Typhoon, the drive towards Moscow.
1950: The comic strip Peanuts, by Charles M. Schultz, makes its first appearance in newspapers.
1964: Scientists announce findings that smoking can cause cancer.
1967: Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court justice, is sworn in. Marshall had previously been the solicitor general, the head of the legal staff of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and a leading American civil rights lawyer.