There are several new twists and turns in the farm bill, which are all important to understand for producers, landowners, bankers, agribusinesses and crop insurance agents.
Veterans Day is celebrated across America on Nov. 11 each year and here in Durant, the Veterans Day Parade will take place at 9:30 a.m. on Main Street in the downtown.
The Miss Southeast Oklahoma Scholarship Pageant and community sponsor, RNR Cross Family Foundation, crowned two new titleholders on Sunday, Nov. 2 in Durant. Alexandra Ray of Blanchard and student at Southeastern Oklahoma State University, was crowned...
The Durant Daily Democrat grieves the loss of a great worker and friend, Chuck Downs, who died Friday. The paper welcomed Chuck Downs to its team as circulation manager in May 2012.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The chairman of the state's Democratic Party said Friday that a special election is needed in eastern Oklahoma's sprawling 2nd Congressional District following the death of the Democratic candidate just days...
The Durant “March of Dimes: March for Babies” event drew a crowd last weekend as teams met at the Medical Center of Southern Oklahoma to walk to support efforts to help mothers carry babies to full term.
CINCINNATI (AP) — A month after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to rule on gay marriage, the issue is headed its way again.
A Bennington man convicted of drug and firearm crimes has been sentenced to 50 years in prison.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The board that oversees Oklahoma's 25 colleges and universities approved a budget request on Thursday for more than $1 billion for the upcoming fiscal year— an increase of nearly $100 million from the current...
OklaVision, a premier online video network that explores Oklahoma's diverse natural environment, announced that Jackie Callaway of Durant has her profiles and image galleries displayed on www.oklavision.tv.
It's time to shred it. The Choctaw Nation's Going Green Team is sponsoring “Recycle and Shred It All in Atoka” on America Recycles Day from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Atoka Community Building, 909 W. Liberty...
With just a week left before the Three Valley Museum's trivia fundraiser, curator Nancy Ferris said teams are still needed and she encourages everyone to form a team and challenge your mind.
Durant Public School's choral department will embark on their biggest event ever this weekend with the full-length musical Oklahoma! at the Durant High School Auditorium.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Falling crude oil prices could darken an otherwise bright revenue picture for Oklahoma, the state treasurer said Wednesday.
TULSA (AP) — Oklahoma Democrats were still deciding Wednesday whether to call on the governor to set a special election for a congressional race after their candidate died two days before Election Day.
The Southeastern Chorale will present, “Without Borders: A Concert,'' on Tuesday, Nov. 18. The event will be held in the Recital Hall in the Fine Arts Building at Southeastern Oklahoma State University.
On Thursday, November 6, the Bryan County Health Department will have an influenza immunization clinic from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Incumbent District Six State Sen. Josh Brecheen was reelected Tuesday, defeating Democrat challenger Joe B. Hill and also Independent Vicki Gaylor, according to election returns.
TULSA (AP) — The Oklahoma Supreme Court blocked two new laws aimed at limiting access to abortions on Tuesday, putting both on hold until lawsuits challenging their constitutionality have been settled.
Republican Ron Boyer won Tuesday's election for Bryan County Commissioner District No. 1, defeating Democrat Kevin Carter by 56 percent, according to unofficial election returns.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Republicans retained control of both U.S. Senate seats and the governor's mansion, and were hopeful they could sweep every statewide office and all seven spots in Congress following Tuesday's...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two-term Republican U.S. Rep. James Lankford completed his ascension to become the state's junior U.S. senator, and Oklahoma voters returned Republican Sen. Jim Inhofe to the Senate in Tuesday's general election...
Bryan County commissioners continued discussion on leasing the vacant Bio-Fuels building along Durant's East Main Street to be used as a depot during a meeting conducted Monday morning.
Area residents have been flocking to the Bryan County Community Building this election-day morning, but not to cast a vote.The Durant Kiwanis Club began its 60th annual Pancake Day at 6 a.m. The event ends at 8 p.m.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Republicans were hopeful heading into Tuesday's election that they could sweep every statewide office and all seven spots in Congress, while Democrats believed recent problems within the state's public...