NEWS


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Fusion breaks ground on new church

Oklahoman author, Texas dispute ownership of ‘lunar Bibles’

TULSA (AP) — Ten microfilm Bibles once launched hundreds of thousands of miles into space sit landlocked today inside an Oklahoma courthouse whi...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Fusion breaks ground on new church

Fusion breaks ground on new church

Fusion Church has been meeting at the Durant Middle School at 802 Walnut for nearly 4 years while building membership in the church.With Pastor Dennis...

April 24th, 2017 updated: April 24th, 2017. |  


Choctaw Nation to construct three service buildings in Poteau

Choctaw Nation to construct three service buildings in Poteau

POTEAU – The Choctaw Nation broke ground Thursday, April 20 for three all-new facilities in Poteau. A Choctaw Nation Child Development Center, F...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Ireland’s tribute to Choctaw Nation to be dedicated

Ireland’s tribute to Choctaw Nation to be dedicated

The Choctaw and Irish cultures will come together June 18 for a long-awaited dedication of the Kindred Spirits sculpture in Midleton, County Cork, Ire...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Annual land judging contest held

Annual land judging contest held

The annual land judging contest for FFA and 4-H students in Bryan County was held April 5.Area students judged the soil from four different sites at t...

April 21st, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Oklahoma record Atypical Rio Grande gobbler tagged
Durant splits with Southeast in home finale

Durant splits with Southeast in home finale

It was a dramatic Senior Night for the Durant soccer teams Tuesday night at Paul Laird Field with playoff impactions on the line.The Lady Lions battle...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Durant High netters claim 2nd in home tournament

Durant High netters claim 2nd in home tournament

The Durant High School tennis team posted solid performances throughout the day on Tuesday as they claimed second place in both the girls and boys div...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Lady Lions place 3rd, qualify for 5A state

Lady Lions place 3rd, qualify for 5A state

Despite competing in unfamiliar territory on Tuesday, the defending state champion Durant Lady Lions kept their quest alive to repeat as they qualifie...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Lions drop Senior Night verdict to Latta

Lions drop Senior Night verdict to Latta

Senior night did not turn out quite as the Durant Lions had envisioned on Tuesday afternoon as they dropped a 12-3 decision to Class 2A third-ranked L...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Durant Lacrosse topples 6A Jenks, Owasso

Durant Lacrosse topples 6A Jenks, Owasso

JENKS - It was a dream weekend for the Durant Lions Lacrosse team knocking off two 6A programs in former state runner up Jenks, 10-7, and Owasso, 9-2....

April 24th, 2017 |  


SE softball splits with OBU

SE softball splits with OBU

Southeastern and Oklahoma Baptist split a pair of 3-2 games Saturday to complete a four-game series of one-run decisions as softball broke out all ove...

April 24th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


Jazz festival held at SE

Jazz festival held at SE

The Southeastern Jazz Fest was held Saturday at the SE Amphitheater. It featured local high school jazz bands, the SE Alumni Band and the SE Jazz Ense...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Bryan County 4-Hers shine with style

Bryan County 4-Hers shine with style

Bryan County 4-H Impressive Dress contest was held recently at the Clay Jones Community Center with a total of fourteen 4-H members competing.The cont...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Pilgreen family wins at 4-H speaking contest

Pilgreen family wins at 4-H speaking contest

Congratulations to the Pilgreen 4-H Family, Brooklyn, Bryleigh and Brightyn on their awards won at the Southeast District 4-H Public Speaking Contest ...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Calera OHCE holds sew day for veterans’ center

On April 13, 2017, six members attended the monthly OHCE Calera Group meeting which took place at the Bryan County Community BuildingThe meeting was c...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Eager OHCE group meets

The Eager Home and Community Education Group met in the home of Ivy Hughs for their regular monthly meeting March 21, 2017, at 1 p.m.The meeting was o...

April 18th, 2017 |  


OPINION


An apology and an explanation

An apology and an explanation

I want to apologize for getting obviously upset at a Chamber of Commerce meeting in Atoka. A person who always is very vocal in voicing their opinion ...

April 11th, 2017 |  


A look at current legislation

A look at current legislation

I would like to start this report by advising that I continue to receive great reports on my health. God had been very good to me, and cancer has not ...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Democrats do not support Trump

I find the article by Wyota Hannan in the March 9th Durant Daily Democrat entitled “Democratic women on the move” to be a serious misrepre...

March 10th, 2017 |  


Democrats concerned about new administration

We are local Democrats who are very concerned about many of the policies of the new administration in Washington D.C.For instance, a second “Mus...

March 10th, 2017 |  


Trump has contempt for the media

I want to state my concern over Trump’s disparaging remarks and outright contempt for the media. He has been selective about which media coverag...

March 10th, 2017 |  


Local Democratic women are on the move

To let you know our Democratic women are on the move. At our last meeting, our president, Margaret Taylor and her daughter, told of all the marches th...

March 8th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA