Durant Weekly News
May 6, 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 Satruday afternoon. Funeral services were conducted Sunday afternoon at the Nazarene church by pastor Rev. Thomas Edmonds, assisted by Rev. Lee Smith. Interment was at Pleasant Hill cemetery six miles southeast of Caddo. (David Samuel Smith)
Edit Craighead, Jessie Guthrie, Edna Owen, Billie Marie Claiborn, Mildred McGraw, Margaret Sipes, Rudell Sawyer, and Rev. and Mrs. A. S. Eggner attended the League Union at Durant last Monday nite.
Mr. 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 Droke building just west of 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 at the Baptist Church at Gatelo, Oklahoma.