Industrial Authority still searching for new director
School board calls for state to approve raises
Hailey Bond named Miss DHS 2018
Gubernatorial candidates hold first town hall in Durant
Community Facilities Authority welcomes new members
- Irish prime minister, Choctaw Nation chief announce scholarship - 4:57 pm
- School board calls for state to approve raises - 4:56 pm
- SE to serve as host site for free medical services - 1:04 pm
- Business tax workshop to be held - 1:03 pm
- Durant City council meets tonight - 1:02 pm
- Hailey Bond named Miss DHS 2018 - 1:02 pm
- Gubernatorial candidates hold first town hall in Durant - 10:24 pm
- Oklahoma teachers group plans April 2 walkout without raise - 9:56 am
- Community Facilities Authority welcomes new members - 7:39 pm
- Team Triston event coming Saturday in Caddo - 7:39 pm
- Durant teacher announces bid for state senate - 7:39 pm
- Caddo fire displaces disabled woman - 7:38 pm
- Taste of Durant held - 3:26 pm
- United Way Fun Run held - 3:25 pm
- Choctaw Nation Online Academy available - 3:24 pm
- Thousands of eggs to be dropped near Fusion Bible - 3:23 pm
- Calera crash - 3:56 pm
- Miss DHS Pageant begins March 10 - 2:15 pm
- Man charged with multiple counts of child neglect - 2:15 pm
- Oklahoma Academy to hold Gubernatorial Candidate Forum - 2:14 pm
- Choir performances held - 9:34 am
- Local Pastor makes controversial remarks before Oklahoma senate - 8:55 pm
- Sheriff’s office to get new vehicles - 4:53 pm
- Durant Vocational Rehabilitation to relocate - 10:25 am
- Beaird honored locally, internationally - 10:24 am
Durant teacher announces bid for state senate
Jon Hazell, the Oklahoma Educator of the Year from Durant, is jumping into the race for Oklahoma State Senate District 6.Hazell, a teacher at Durant H...
Caddo fire displaces disabled woman
CADDO – A disabled woman and her puppy are homeless after a Wednesday fire destroyed the double-wide mobile home she moved into in February.Mich...
Taste of Durant held
More than 300 people turned out Saturday night for the Durant Area Chamber of Commerce’s 8th Annual Taste of Durant in the Visual and Performing...
United Way Fun Run held
More than 100 runners, walkers and superheroes took to the streets of Durant Saturday morning for the Fifth Annual United Way “Be A Hero” ...
Choctaw Nation Online Academy available
Do you have access to WiFi and a computer? Are you interested in earning your high school equivalency diploma?The Choctaw Nation Online Academy is ope...
Watson claims conference honors after big week
LadyStorm softballer Elexis Watson has been named Great American Conference Freshman of the Week following the series victory over SouthwesternThe rig...
Barker leads Lady Lions to 3rd place finish
KINGSTON – A picture perfect day greeted teams at the Annual Durant Lady Lions Golf Invitational at Chickasaw Pointe on Monday.And while the def...
DHS soccer splits pair at Duncan
Another defensive gem kept the Durant Lady Lion soccer team undefeated Friday night at Duncan while the boys saw their luck run out in a third consecu...
Redskins drop overtime thriller in championship
OKLAHOMA CITY - INTENSE!! That is the best word to describe Saturday’s Class 3A state championship game. From the first tip, they were two great...
Kingston girls nipped in Class 3A state finals
OKLAHOMA CITY - It was ever so close, but in the end the relentless Kingston Lady Redskins had a tough time closing out the game perennial power Sequo...
Durant baseball blanks Broken Bow, 9-0
Senior Cade Ogden yielded singles to three of the game’s first four hitters but settled in to hold Broken Bow hitless the rest of the way for a ...
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Book Talk to be held at Donald W. Reynolds Community Center & Library
A prize-winning young-adult novel, “The War that Saved My Life,” is Book Talk’s choice for its March 8 meeting at Donald W. Reynolds...
High school sweethearts marry
High school sweethearts Robert Thomas and Sandy Williams became Mr. and Mrs. some 40 years later on Feb. 10, 2018, in San Antonio, Texas. The couple...
Laureate Alpha Xi has luncheon
Members of Laureate Alpha Xi traveled to Bonham, Texas for a luncheon given by member, Jean Hancher. Upon arrival, members were given a tour of her ho...
Leadership Durant to host Taste of Durant
Get ready for an evening of food and fun on Saturday, March 3 at the Visual and Performing Arts Center (VPAC) on the campus of Southeastern Oklahoma S...
Laureate Alpha Xi pay tribute to Valentine Sweetheart
Eight members of Laureate Alpha Xi met in the home of Pat Accountius on February 12, 2018 to pay tribute to the Chapter’s Valentine Sweetheart ....
Eschete is a candidate for state FFA office
Cole Eschete, a member of the Rock Creek FFA chapter, is a candidate for state FFA office. Running for the office of state president, Eschete faces th...
Leaving home to find something better
The Durant Democrat recently ran a front-page article with the headline ‘The best country in the world.’If you don’t have a copy of ...
Go along to get along
This appears to be the way of our city council, past and present. No one wants to do the heavy lifting. The city faces many financial challenges. Our ...
Filling the hole
It has been some time since my last correspondence. The reason for my delay in writing is that I simply do not know what to say. To say I am frustrate...
Readers say Trump is betraying people who elected him
It’s sad to see the way President Trump is betraying the very people who put him into office. Many of them believed, according to interviews wit...
Resident says city makes ‘bad deals’
Why does the City of Durant make bad deals?In 2006, the city of Durant entered into a contract with North Star Development to extend Larkspur Lane to ...
Many elderly are ashamed to speak of abuse
Abuse is a word that most people do not like to talk about. Abuse happens all over the world, which is scary in itself. It has been reported that thou...