The Durant Weekly News
May 4, 1938
The Methodist Missionary Society met last Tuesday afternoon at the church annex in their regular business session.
The Epworth League Union held their monthly meeting last Monday evening at the Methodist church of Durant. The following churches are grouped in this union: Achille, Bennington, Bokchito, Colbert, Caddo, and Durant. After a religious program given by the Durant League, games were played and refreshments were served to about 75 members and guests.
D. S. Smith, 17-year-old son of Oscar Smith, was drowned in Blue River just below the Armstrong Bridge last Saturday afternoon. Funeral services were conducted Sunday afternoon at the Nazarene Church by the pastor, Rev. Thomas Edmonds, assisted by Rev. Lee Smith. Interment was at Pleasant Hill cemetery six miles southeast of Caddo.
Edith Craighead, Jessie Guthrie, Edna Owen, Bille Marie Claiborn, Mildred McGraw, Margaret Snipes, Rudell Sawyer, and Rev. and Mrs. A. S. Eggner attended the League Union at Durant last Monday nite.
Mrs. S. A. Whale of Durant was in Caddo on business last Thursday.
Mrs. Fred Washington visited in Durant last Saturday.
Mrs. R. L. Pace and Mrs. Guy Crossett were Durant visitors last Thursday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Nation visited their daughter Winona at Murray College, Tishomingo last Sunday afternoon.
Caroline Moore of Murray College, Tishomingo, spent last weekend at home with her parents Mr. and Mrs. Jack Moore.
The Caddo Herald has moved to the Drake building just west of the City Hall.
A tuberculosis survey will be held at the Caddo high school on the morning of May 6th and at the grammar school on the afternoon of the same day. The tuberculosis test will be given free to all children who may desire it.
Rev. D. M. Gentry of Durant preached last Sunday morning and evening at the Baptist Church and the pastor, Rev. A. J. Ward, preached that Baptist church at Gatelo, Oklahoma.