Durant Democrat- RSS Feed http://durantdemocrat.com/ http://durantdemocrat.com/ Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:39:53 EST 1800 Daughters of the Confederacy invite community to join meeting http://durantdemocrat.com/news/home_top/3583949/Daughters-of-the-Confederacy-invite-community-to-join-meeting The Durant Chapter of the Daughters of the Confederacy conducted a special meeting this week at the Three Valley Museum that the organization opened up to the public. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Okla. House Democrats call for education funding http://durantdemocrat.com/news/news/3583815/Okla.-House-Democrats-call-for-education-funding Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Oklahoma gay-marriage case before US appeals court http://durantdemocrat.com/news/news/3583827/Oklahoma-gay-marriage-case-before-US-appeals-court Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Man pleads no contest to possession of child pornography http://durantdemocrat.com/news/news/3584204/Man-pleads-no-contest-to-possession-of-child-pornography A Durant man who was scheduled for a trial by judge on a charge of possession of child pornography has pleaded no contest. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Durant Lions to hold Boys and Girls Basketball Kids Skills Camp http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/3567666/Durant-Lions-to-hold-Boys-and-Girls-Basketball-Kids-Skills-Camp The Durant Lions will offer a Basketball Kids Skills Camp for boys and girls entering first through sixth grades 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. May 12-16. Cost is $50. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Area Sports Calendar http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/3553999/Area-Sports-Calendar Thursday, April 17HS Baseball: Tushka at Roff TournamentHS Softball: Tushka at Latta/Roff TournamentHS Softball: Caney Tournament Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST History in the Making Golf Tournament http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/3559786/History-in-the-Making-Golf-Tournament The inaugural History in the Making Golf Tournament to benefit Durant's Three Valley Museum is slated for May 3 at Chickasaw Pointe Golf Course, overlooking Lake Texoma. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lady Storm softballers host SW’s Lady Bulldogs in GAC play http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/3583745/Lady-Storm-softballers-host-SWs-Lady-Bulldogs-in-GAC-play The LadyStorm softballers are down to the last two weekends of the regular season. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST SE to host football camps in June http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/3583757/SE-to-host-football-camps-in-June Southeastern football has scheduled a pair of summer camps for area youth interested in advancing their football skills, with a camp for grades one-eight scheduled for June 20 and a second camp for grades nine-12 on June 21. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST SE tennis splits with UAFS in season finale http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/3580053/SE-tennis-splits-with-UAFS-in-season-finale Men's Tennis: SE downs UAFS to end regular season Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Land judging contest held http://durantdemocrat.com/news/lifestyle/3576623/Land-judging-contest-held The annual land judging contest for FFA and 4-H students in Bryan County was held March 26. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Police investigate shooting in Durant http://durantdemocrat.com/news/news/3580318/Police-investigate-shooting-in-Durant Durant Police responded to a shooting at approximately 9:30 p.m. Tuesday. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Charge dismissed against man accused of sexually assaulting a child http://durantdemocrat.com/news/localnews1/3567743/Charge-dismissed-against-man-accused-of-sexually-assaulting-a-child The Bryan County District Attorney's Office dropped a charged against a man who had been accused of sexually assaulting a child. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Republican candidates speak to Durant residents http://durantdemocrat.com/news/home_top/3579900/Republican-candidates-speak-to-Durant-residents Republicans around Durant gathered Monday afternoon to hear from some of their candidates for different offices. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Baseball Round Up http://durantdemocrat.com/news/localsports1/3574855/Baseball-Round-Up The Silo Rebels claimed an 8-0 victory Monday afternoon at home against Hartshorne.Lance House went the distance on the mound. He allowed one hit, struck out eight and walked five. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lions fall to Shawnee in five innings http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/3579493/Lions-fall-to-Shawnee-in-five-innings The Durant Lions continue to struggle on the baseball diamond with a 14-2 district home loss against Shawnee on Tuesday. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lions soccer falls to Tahlequah in district play http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/3579660/Lions-soccer-falls-to-Tahlequah-in-district-play DURANT - The Durant soccer teams struggled in district play Tuesday night against Tahlequah at Paul Laird Field. The Lady Lions loss a in a close match-up, 2-1, and the boys team fell 5-2. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Silo defense displays ‘wow’ moments in two wins http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/3580127/Silo-defense-displays-wow-moments-in-two-wins SILO — The Silo Rebels shot down Boswell twice Tuesday afternoon, winning the first game 9-2 and the second 4-1. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST State-mandated minimum wage draws ire across state http://durantdemocrat.com/news/news/3579455/State-mandated-minimum-wage-draws-ire-across-state Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Local dispatchers recognized this week http://durantdemocrat.com/news/home_top/3574385/Local-dispatchers-recognized-this-week Durant and Bryan County law enforcement and first responders took time Monday to recognize National Telecommunications Week and thank the local dispatchers for what they do. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST