Ceremony breaks ground for Choctaw Senior Housing

Ceremony breaks ground for Choctaw Senior Housing

BROKEN BOW – On Thursday, Broken Bow officially became the newest location for a construction project by the Choctaw Nation. A Ground Breaking C...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Victory Life Academy tours paper

Victory Life Academy tours paper

Victory Life Academy students went on a tour Friday of the Durant Daily Democrat. Publisher Denny Koenders, shown at top, left in top photo and in the...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


RWD#2 customers have new water tower

RWD#2 customers have new water tower

Bryan County Rural Water District #2 has a new one-half million gallon water tower.The facility is located on Sandstone Road just northwest of Durant....

September 22nd, 2017 |  


Traffic signals to be installed

Traffic signals to be installed

Silo Road and Highway 70w will have traffic lights installed at that location sometime early next year.Officials are working to place to construct tra...

September 21st, 2017 |  


1st Street bridge to open by mid October

1st Street bridge to open by mid October

Visitors coming to Durant from out of town have had to use a detour through a residential area in order to get to the city.Many have never traveled th...

September 21st, 2017 |  


“God is in this building.”

“God is in this building.”

“God is in this building,” were the words of Principal Stanglin today at Achille Elementary School.Senator Josh Brecheen reiterated those ...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Song of the South

I remember as a little boy my Dad, Bobby Dobbs Sr., taking me to Durant for the weekend from our Oklahoma City home.Durant, to me was like another wor...

September 20th, 2017 |  


David Bullard to run for Senate

David Bullard to run for Senate

Republican Senator Josh Brecheen will step down from his seat on the Oklahoma State Senate.He currently represents the 6th District of Oklahoma which ...

September 19th, 2017 |  


The new Robert E. Lee Early Childhood Center to hold open house

The new Robert E. Lee Early Childhood Center to hold open house

For 79 years, Robert E. Lee Elementary has been a safe haven for thousands of elementary students who have entered itscorridors.For its 80th anniversa...

September 15th, 2017 |  


End of an era in Caddo

End of an era in Caddo

A Caddo merchant and tag agent has closed her store after bricks came tumbling down from the side of it last weekend.Norma Marsh opened Norma’s ...

September 15th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |