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 |  


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 26th, 2016. |  


Several injured in crash on Silo Road

Several injured in crash on Silo Road

Three people were injured in a two-vehicle crash on Silo Road one mile north of Silo, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said.Injured were: Sixty-four-year-o...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Cleanup continues at crash site

The northbound lanes of Highway 69/75 at Caddo opened Thursday morning after being closed since Wednesday evening due to a fatality accident involving...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Tractors driven to school

Tractors driven to school

Two Calera freshman were so excited about the news of the new high school, they drove their John Deere tractors to school. When most kids were excited...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Silo wreck with injuries

Silo wreck with injuries

A wreck on Silo Road approximately one mile north of the Silo School has blocked traffic. A head injury has one person being flown out to the hospital...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Fire vs. police bubble soccer

Fire vs. police bubble soccer

This Saturday at 7 p.m., the Durant Police and the Durant Firemen will go head to head in a bubble soccer match.The fundraiser will help CASA in their...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Highways closed after fatal crash

Highways closed after fatal crash

The north and southbound lanes of Highway 69/75 were closed Wednesday afternoon after a southbound semi truck crashed into the Highway 22 overpass at ...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Man flown to Texas hospital after crash

Man flown to Texas hospital after crash

Durant firefighters are shown at the scene of a single-vehicle crash on Southeast Third Avenue Wednesday afternoon. Authorities and witnesses at the s...

August 24th, 2016 |