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Northwest Heights Elementary teacher Taylor Downs poses with his third-grade class. Downs was named the Durant School District Teacher of the Year for 2020-21.

From Downs named Teacher of Year   |   1/21/21

Northwest Heights third-grade teacher Taylor Downs, middle, was named the Durant Teacher of the Year Tuesday morning. Also shown from left, NWH Principal Valerie Crabree, NWH Assistant Principal Delaine Brown, Superintendent Duane Merideth and Assistant Superintendent Kenny Chaffin.

From Downs named Teacher of Year   |   1/21/21

Achille was among schools who played Monday in the Bryan County Tournament. Colton Steward and Hayden Singleton are shown during a November game with Victory Life Academy.

Durant Mayor Oden Grube poses with members of Black Lives Matter-Bryan County, who helped clean up Lost Street and First Avenue.

Southeastern students prepare care packages for delivery to healthcare workers and teachers.

Dr. Jeremy Blackwood, Dean of Southeastern Graduate School, and Dr. Michael Scheuerman, Chair of the Southeastern Department of Music, were among SE faculty members who planted flowers in downtown Durant on Martin Luther King Day.

Durant Main Street Executive Director Stephanie Gardner plants flowers in front of The Opera House Coffee on MLK Day.

Messages and ribbons were placed on tree branches during the remembrance ceremony for Deputy Jarid Taylor who was killed in the line of duty on Jan. 14, 2020.

Bryan County Sheriff Johnny Christian speaks during a remembrance service for Deputy Jarid Taylor, whose watch ended Jan. 14, 2020.

Taylor Shipp, a cousin to fallen deputy Jarid Taylor, holds her son, Landry Shipp, while writing a message in memory of Taylor to be placed on a tree branch at the courthouse. Shipp said that Taylor was more like a brother to her. Deputy Taylor was remembered during a ceremony Jan. 14 at the Bryan County Courthouse.

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