Assistant city manager speaks on sanitation services

This is the first of hopefully many updates on the activity of your municipal government. My duties as assistant city …

September 26th, 2015 updated: September 26th, 2015. |  

FFF seeking donations

Families Feeding Families through Families Feeding Hope can only achieve its goals with the assistance of generous donations from members …

September 26th, 2015 |  

CLO Abandons lawsuit, development plan and state park land

Twenty months ago the Commissioners of the Land Office (CLO) filed suit against Pointe Vista Development for breach of contract. …

September 26th, 2015 |  

Some thoughts on Constitution Day

Thursday, Sept. 17, was Constitution Day – the 228th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution. On that day …

September 19th, 2015 |  

Durant Main Street is on social media

Durant Main Street is on social media

We want to stay in touch with you. Some of you may have noticed, the Durant Main Street program is …

September 12th, 2015 |  

Reader praises no-tobacco policy

Super thanks and cheers to Gov. Mary Fallen and Legislators for protecting and caring about our youth, and all of …

September 12th, 2015 |  

Readers say Trump is wrong on immigration

Donald Trump never seems to let the facts get in the way of a good applause line. Take his comments …

September 5th, 2015 |  

Reader says vote ‘yes’ on school bond

Education has been a big part of my family for many generations. My parents Bob and Betty Swearengin were both …

September 5th, 2015 updated: September 6th, 2015. |  

A sad discovery during vacation

A sad discovery during vacation

You never know what you will find when going “off the beaten path” on vacation. While visiting the prison museum …

September 5th, 2015 updated: September 6th, 2015. |  

Helping those in need

Every year, month and even week we hear about helping those in need. Even those close to home. Some even …

September 3rd, 2015 |  

Readers thank county commissioner

We live at 2471 Gov. R.L. Williams Road in Caddo. We who live on this road know how really bad …

August 16th, 2015 |  

Woman thanks community for help in finding lost pet

I spent an unexpected 10 days in Durant looking for a rescue greyhound-type dog named Nite after he escaped when …

August 16th, 2015 |  

States can nullify same sex marriage ruling

States can nullify same sex marriage ruling

My last article focused on the unlawful judicial bias and federal overreach of the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) ruling that …

August 1st, 2015 |  

The president should be shown respect

Ignorant people resist what they do not understand. They also make assumptions about things before they have all the facts. …

July 22nd, 2015 |  

Durant deserves better treatment

Durant deserves better treatment

As a former Durant resident, I feel like my hometown is being unfairly bashed. In The Norman Transcript on Thursday, …

July 18th, 2015 updated: July 18th, 2015. |  

Declaring our Independence … from God?

Declaring our Independence … from God?

Independence Day was certainly filled with mixed emotions this year for those of us who believe the Bible is credible …

July 11th, 2015 |  

Tourism department not a part of lawsuit against Pointe Vista

In the June 14, 2015 edition of the Durant Democrat, Stephen Willis was quoted saying “ … Tourism [the Oklahoma …

July 11th, 2015 |  

Reader says court changed God’s definition of marriage

Well, it wasn’t a Paul Revere but it should have jarred us awake when five of the Supreme Court judges …

July 11th, 2015 |  

Take back Lake Texoma State Park – No compromise!

Over a decade ago, the Commissioners of the Land Office crafted a reckless scheme to privatize Lake Texoma State Park. …

July 2nd, 2015 |  

Pointe Vista sells park land to their corporate officers

The Oklahoma Commissioners of the Land Office (CLO) filed suit against Pointe Vista Development in January 2014 for breach of …

June 25th, 2015 |  

Summertime Fun

Splish! Splash! In the swimming pool; the smell of watermelon, hot dogs, and hamburgers in the air; the kids laughing …

June 19th, 2015 |  

CLO v Pointe Vista Development – Mediation, or Betrayal by the State?

The privatization of Lake Texoma State Park appears to have been set up from the start by state officials and …

June 14th, 2015 |  


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