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Multi car accident occurs on south 9th near the casino.

Multi car accident occurs on south 9th near the casino.

Traffic came to a standstill with traffic in a jam on south 9th in Durant. Just northeast of the Choctaw …

February 12th, 2016 updated: February 12th, 2016. |  

Clash over tax subsidies

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Even as a hole in Oklahoma’s budget grew Thursday to more than $1.3 billion, Gov. Mary …

February 12th, 2016 |  

Calera Council holds meeting

The Calera Town Council held its regular, monthly meeting on Tuesday. Vice Mayor Brian Norton presided over the meeting in …

February 12th, 2016 |  

Washington Irving hosts science fair

Washington Irving hosts science fair

Washington Irving Elementary recently held its 34th science fair in the school cafeteria. This year’s fair was the largest ever …

February 12th, 2016 updated: February 12th, 2016. |  

Man killed in motorcycle crash

A Durant man was killed Thursday during a motorcycle crash. Twenty-two-year-old Nathan Keith Roper died at the scene of the …

February 12th, 2016 |  

Suspected bank skimmers charged

Two Romanians have been charged with using a “skimming” device to steal information on bank accounts. Twenty-four-year-old Florin Alexandru Miclescu …

February 11th, 2016 |  

Businesses in Durant expanding

Businesses in Durant expanding

The Durant Industrial Authority met Tuesday morning for their regular February meeting. Routine budget items were discussed with Tommy Kramer …

February 11th, 2016 |  

House committee approves property crimes bill

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A bill backed by Gov. Mary Fallin that would set a higher monetary bar before some …

February 11th, 2016 |  

Women experience different heart attack symptoms

Every 43 seconds, someone in the U.S. suffers a heart attack. Each year, more than 600,000 of those afflicted will …

February 11th, 2016 |  

H&R Block has ribbon cutting

H&R Block has ribbon cutting

H&R Block held their ribbon cutting in Durant as part of their joining the Durant Area Chamber of Commerce. The …

February 10th, 2016 |  

Bryan County election results

Two Bryan County towns had special elections Tuesday Feb. 9. On the ballot for Colbert was an election for a …

February 10th, 2016 |  

DIA board member not approved

In a four to one vote, a prospective new board member for the Durant Industrial Authority was not approved by …

February 10th, 2016 updated: February 11th, 2016. |  

Optimal Wireless Cricket holds ribbon cutting

Optimal Wireless Cricket holds ribbon cutting

Optimal Wireless Cricket Wireless Authorized Dealer held their ribbon cutting recently at 3601 W. Main Suite 105 in Durant. Cricket …

February 10th, 2016 |  

Fire engulfs Calera storage building

Fire engulfs Calera storage building

A fire in Calera Tuesday at approximately 9:40 a.m. destroyed a warehouse for Cherokee Phone Company. Several vehicles and fiber …

February 9th, 2016 updated: February 10th, 2016. |  

Repeatability of calving difficulty

Repeatability of calving difficulty

As the spring calving season begins, it is inevitable that a young cow (probably a two-year old heifer) will need …

February 9th, 2016 |  

More budget cuts likely for schools, roads, prisons

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Budget cuts of 3 percent that began in January for Oklahoma agencies, including its public schools, …

February 9th, 2016 |  

Firefighters battle house fires

Firefighters battle house fires

The Durant Fire Department responded to house fires early this morning and Monday evening. Firefighters were dispatched at 5:34 p.m. …

February 9th, 2016 |  

King named interim executive director of Native American Institute

King named interim executive director of Native American Institute

Effective March 1, 2016, Dr. Bruce King will serve as interim executive director of the Native American Institute at Southeastern …

February 9th, 2016 |  

Library extends computer time

Library extends computer time

The W. Reynolds Public Library in Durant has extended the computer time an extra hour. Reba Titsworth said, “We’ve extended …

February 9th, 2016 |  

Houser named new Chief of Police

Houser named new Chief of Police

Durant has a new Chief of Police effective Monday February 8, 2016. Chief David Houser who has served as interim …

February 8th, 2016 updated: February 9th, 2016. |  

Democrat to become morning paper

The Durant Daily Democrat will be making the switch to a morning newspaper beginning Tuesday, March 1. The change was …

February 8th, 2016 |  

City council, DIA and school board to hold meetings

Durant City Council, Durant Industrial Authority and the Durant Board of Education are having regular monthly meetings this week. City …

February 8th, 2016 |  

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