Durant Democrat- RSS Feed http://durantdemocrat.com/ http://durantdemocrat.com/ Sat, 19 Apr 2014 19:48:42 EST 1800 Silas Carter http://durantdemocrat.com/news/obits/3591299/Silas-Carter Memorial services for Silas Carter of Wade, Ok. who passed away on Friday, April 18, 2014 at his home will be held at 3:00 PM Sunday, April 20, 2014 at the Eternal Life Church in Marlow, Ok. Arrangements are under the direction of Brown's... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST MCSO in Durant to pay $1.5 million to resolve false claims act lawsuit http://durantdemocrat.com/news/home_top/3589059/MCSO-in-Durant-to-pay-$1.5-million-to-resolve-false-claims-act-lawsuit MUSKOGEE – The Medical Center of Southeastern Oklahoma in Durant and its parent company, Health Management Associates Inc., have agreed to pay... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Mothers of disabled work toward future http://durantdemocrat.com/news/home_top/3516251/Mothers-of-disabled-work-toward-future  When four mothers found lifetime opportunities for their intellectually challenged children limited they decided to take matters into their own hands and work toward making their future more than depending on strangers or government programs to... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Elks Lodge honors students and first respondors http://durantdemocrat.com/news/home_top/3588365/Elks-Lodge-honors-students-and-first-respondors The Durant Elks Lodge showed its appreciation to area students, law enforcement and first responders Thursday. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Sheriff discusses DOC inmate pull http://durantdemocrat.com/news/news/3588424/Sheriff-discusses-DOC-inmate-pull The Oklahoma Department of Corrections is in the process of pulling its inmates out of county jails, and Bryan County Sheriff Ken Golden said he is not yet sure if this is good or bad for area jails. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lions slump contiues against Shawnee http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/3588371/Lions-slump-contiues-against-Shawnee SHAWNEE – Missed opportunities were the story for the Durant Lions Thursday night, dropping a 7-2 decision on the road against district-leading Shawnee. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST SE Golf: Hunter, Suarez named All-Conference players http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/3588330/SE-Golf:-Hunter-Suarez-named-All-Conference-players DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern's Jeff Hunter and Marcos Sevilla Suarez have each earned All-Great American Conference selections, with Hunter making the first team, while Sevilla was named a second team pick. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Rock Creek scoreless against Silo http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/3588351/Rock-Creek-scoreless-against-Silo BOKCHITO — The Silo Rebels claimed a 9-0 victory over the Rock Creek Mustangs in six innings Thursday afternoon. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST SE Men’s tennis top seed in GAC Tourney http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/3588317/SE-Mens-tennis-top-seed-in-GAC-Tourney DURANT, Okla. - Southeastern will look to take advantage of its No. 1 seed when it opens play in the Great American Conference Tournament against Ouachita Baptist on April 18 at 1 p.m. in Bentonville, Ark. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Area Sports Calendar http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/3553999/Area-Sports-Calendar Friday, April 18NCAA Tennis: Southeastern at GAC TournamentHS Baseball: Tushka at Roff Tournament2 p.m. - NCAA Softball: Southwestern at SE2 p.m. - NCAA Baseball: SE at Southwestern Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST 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 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