Leadership Durant kicks off with orientation

Leadership Durant kicks off with orientation

Just a few days ago, on August 25, 2016, Leadership Durant began a journey of learning and leading the city.Orientation is the beginning of most proje...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Council holds special meeting

The Durant City Council met for a special meeting Tuesday afternoon. Business that was taken care of for the Boys and Girls Club of Durant consisted o...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Police arrest burglary suspect

Police arrest burglary suspect

A man arrested last week is a suspect in multiple burglaries, Durant Police said.Police announced Tuesday the arrest of 18-year-old Jose Salazar that ...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Hazell named Oklahoma Teacher of the Year

Hazell named Oklahoma Teacher of the Year

OKLAHOMA CITY – Jon Hazell, a science teacher at Durant High School, was named Oklahoma’s 2017 Teacher of the Year at a ceremony today at ...

August 30th, 2016 updated: August 30th, 2016. |  


School buses load

School buses load

School is in session and many students ride the bus to their school.Each school has an area they load the students on to school buses.It is state law ...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Bennington man killed in crash

A Bennington man was killed Friday after his vehicle struck a semi truck carrying an oversized load, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said.Twenty-year-old ...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Police and Firemen battle it out for CASA

Police and Firemen battle it out for CASA

Players battle for the ball in Saturday night’s bubble soccer match for CASA. Here on the left is Durant Police team player Richard Ezell with t...

August 29th, 2016 updated: August 30th, 2016. |  


Kid’s petition draws national attention.

Kid’s petition draws national attention.

Durant is getting national attention by nearly all the networks, magazines and many websites.It’s not for something like the last time the city ...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Hazell State Teacher nominee

Hazell State Teacher nominee

Once in a great while, a teacher comes along who epitomizes the term great educator, good friend, helper, teacher, listener.Jon Hazell’s friends...

August 26th, 2016 updated: August 27th, 2016. |  


Howell retires from Democrat

Howell retires from Democrat

Many people retire with 30 years service to their employer.Paula Howell is retiring with nearly 50 years service to the Durant Daily Democrat.For all ...

August 26th, 2016 updated: August 27th, 2016. |