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Through the years the statement, “It’s a mystery to me,” has been most helpful to express situations and actions for which I can see no logic. In school science classes, I studied …
By Phyllis Rustin |
6/3/21 05:42 PM
Following a late start and mid-summer interruption a year ago, city officials are hoping things are back to normal this year as the Durant City Pool opened its gates over the weekend for the 2021 …
By Kevin Farr
For the Democrat |
6/3/21 02:59 PM
The annual Magnolia Festival begins Thursday, June 3 at the Choctaw Event Center and will feature festivities perfect for a fun-filled family event.
The following events are scheduled and all take …
6/3/21 12:52 PM
Riley Risso Coker will begin her duties of Director of Theatre at Southeastern Oklahoma State University on June 7.
She is an Associate Professor of Theatre at Southeastern, where she teaches …
6/3/21 05:40 AM
Durant High School Class of 2021 graduates throw their caps in the air after commencement May 25 at Choctaw Grand Theater.
6/2/21 08:19 PM
The installation of Smart Meters in Durant is nearly complete, the City of Durant said, in a news release.
Approximately 80 percent of homes across the City now have the new Smart Meters …
6/2/21 11:20 AM
Growing up in Blue, Oklahoma, I feel sure that John O. Carey, was not dreaming of one day becoming a shoe cobbler. But as fate would have it, that is exactly what happened.
After completing high …
By Katherine Carey |
5/27/21 02:32 PM
Do not be afraid to fail because everyone fails at some point in life was one of the messages by Kansas City Chiefs long snapper James Winchester when he spoke to the Durant High School Class of …
By Matt Swearengin
5/27/21 08:51 AM
“Easy as pie!”—That old saying applies to getting a Covid-19 vaccination at home here in Bryan County. In fact, according to Julie Montgomery, Regional Health Director for the …
By Joe Littlejohn |
5/20/21 04:14 PM
Durant City Council voted to deny two rezoning requests and took no action on another during its regular meeting last week.
B.R. Yandell and Mecky Yandell were seeking to rezone property near …
By Matt Swearengin
5/20/21 04:05 PM
Blue Zones Project® by Sharecare has officially concluded their Kickoff Month in Durant, Oklahoma. Since April 10th, Blue Zones Project team members and community members have been working with …
5/20/21 12:50 PM
Meet K9 Officer Bors and his new handler, Officer Mark Idell with the Durant Police Department.
Officer Idell teamed up with Bors in March when his previous handler, Officer Shane Walker changed …
5/20/21 11:45 AM
Congratulations to Officer Mark Idell, Durant Police Department’s Officer of the Year. Officer Idell was given the award last week at the police awards banquet by Chief David Houser and Deputy …
5/20/21 11:36 AM
Durant Main Street and the Durant band program held a Jazz Fest May 7 at Market Square in downtown Durant with several area bands participating. This is the Durant Jazz 2 Band under the direction of …
5/19/21 11:12 PM
Coach Edie Powell reacts during the Northwest Heights Elementary School Third Grade Track meet last week.
Tug of war was one of the activities during the Northwest Heights Elementary School Third …
5/19/21 10:23 PM
Fallen law enforcement officers were honored last Thursday during a ceremony at Market Square in Durant.
The 9th annual memorial service, hosted by the Durant Police Department, was in conjunction …
By Matt Swearengin
5/19/21 08:43 PM
Economic Development Week 2021 is here! Discover the Durant Difference during the week-long showcase of the programs – and the people - who make our community stronger!
What is Economic …
5/19/21 04:32 PM
A recent recycling event held at Durant High School gave area residents an opportunity to do some spring cleaning while helping the environment.
The tire and electronics recycling event was the …
5/19/21 12:56 PM
On Friday, Cardinal Glass welcomed Oden Grube, Mayor of Durant; John Dean, Durant City Manager; Lisa Taylor, Executive Director of the Durant Industrial Authority; Brent Kisling, Oklahoma Department …
5/19/21 12:54 PM
A Durant High School senior was killed Friday afternoon when the car she was riding in was struck by a pickup on South Ninth Avenue.
Nineteen-year-old Austin Nolan died at the scene of the crash …
Staff report |
5/19/21 11:25 AM