The graves of Bonnie and Clyde

The graves of Bonnie and Clyde

There is so much history in our backyard as I have learned from my travels to nearby places.During a visit to Stringtown in November, I came across a ...

July 26th, 2017 |  


New company to bring ‘new culture’

New company to bring ‘new culture’

A new company for Durant will be changing the work culture of the community, officials say.WebstaurantStore is opening in a building at 2011 W. Arkans...

July 18th, 2017 |  


New company to bring ‘new culture’

New company to bring ‘new culture’

A new company for Durant will be changing the work culture of the community, officials say.WebstaurantStore is opening in a building at 2011 W. Arkans...

July 7th, 2017 |  


Barrett retires from Bryan County EMS

Barrett retires from Bryan County EMS

Ambulance service was so much different in 1960 when Joe Barrett accepted a job as an ambulance driver.Barrett has retired after being director of Bry...

June 30th, 2017 updated: July 1st, 2017. |  


‘Saturday Night Fever’ for the class of 1977

‘Saturday Night Fever’ for the class of 1977

When the Bee Gees were busy singing “How Deep is Your Love,” the Durant High School class of 1977 was busy making plans. Some of us would ...

June 30th, 2017 |  


‘The Class of 57 had its Dreams’

‘The Class of 57 had its Dreams’

And the class of ‘57 had its dreams.We all thought we’d change the world with our great work and deeds.Or maybe we just thought the world ...

June 16th, 2017 |  


Perry called to pastor Bennington First Baptist Church

Perry called to pastor Bennington First Baptist Church

A Bryan County commissioner has taken on another job after being called to preach at a rural church.Jay Perry, commissioner for District No. 3, assume...

June 9th, 2017 updated: June 9th, 2017. |  


Boys & Girls Club to receive playground equipment

Boys & Girls Club to receive playground equipment

Sometimes in life, all you have to do is ask.The Boys and Girls Club Executive Director Larry Long put out the word through the Durant Daily Democrat ...

June 9th, 2017 |  


Councilman Bill Orr has died

Councilman Bill Orr has died

“He fought to the very end.”Those are the words that linger on Yolanda Orr’s lips as she thinks of the strength of her husband. R...

June 5th, 2017 updated: June 6th, 2017. |  


Memorial Day service held at Colbert

Memorial Day service held at Colbert

Those who have died during the service of our country were remembered Monday during a Memorial Day service at Garden of Memory Cemetery in Colbert.Mem...

May 29th, 2017 |