Beat the heat with a summer treat

Beat the heat with a summer treat

It’s mid summer, one third of the way through July.A cold snow cone or anything wet and cold can be a welcome treat.Temperature heat indexes are...

July 21st, 2017 |  


School board met earlier for July

The Durant School Board meeting for July was held to discuss and approve resignations and employment for the district.Certified staff who resigned are...

July 21st, 2017 updated: July 21st, 2017. |  


New 4 lane is open to traffic

New 4 lane is open to traffic

Old East Main in front of Commercial Metals Company, CMC, is a paved concrete 4 lane road now open to traffic.It connects with the asphalt road going ...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Durant Skate Park

Durant Skate Park

Recently graduated Durant High alum Damian Pelts, age 18, and Tristan Seidl, 17, class of 2018, enjoy the skate ramps at Durant’s skate park. Th...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Johnson elected as SHEEO chair-elect

Johnson elected as SHEEO chair-elect

Oklahoma State System of Higher Education Chancellor Glen D. Johnson was recently elected chair-elect of the State Higher Education Executive Officers...

July 20th, 2017 |  


OSF holds spud fundraiser

OSF holds spud fundraiser

Jerrilyn Lanier is the costume designer for the Oklahoma Shakespearean Festival held at SOSU annually.She was eating a potato at the “OSF Spud B...

July 20th, 2017 |  


10 time Grammy winner Carlos Santana turns 7o

10 time Grammy winner Carlos Santana turns 7o

10 time Grammy winner and guitar legend Carlos Santana pioneered the melding of rock and Latin American music in the 60s and 70s. He wowed the Choctaw...

July 20th, 2017 updated: July 21st, 2017. |  


Governor hopeful visits Durant

Governor hopeful visits Durant

Connie Johnson, a candidate for Governor of the state of Oklahoma made a stop in Durant Wednesday.One stop was to visit the Durant Daily Democrat.Born...

July 19th, 2017 |  


State Superintendent visits Durant High

State Superintendent visits Durant High

The State Superintendent of Schools visited Durant High School Wednesday as part of continuing education in the state of Oklahoma.EngageOK is travelin...

July 19th, 2017 |  


SE receives NSF grant to enhance High Performance Computing

Southeastern Oklahoma State University, in collaboration with Northeastern, Rogers State, and Southwestern, will receive a grant from the National Sci...

July 18th, 2017 |