Durant Democrat- RSS Feed http://durantdemocrat.com/ http://durantdemocrat.com/ Thu, 31 Jul 2014 05:45:19 EST 1800 Man claims tampering in case over bombing videos http://durantdemocrat.com/news/news/50114509/Man-claims-tampering-in-case-over-bombing-videos SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah lawyer suing the FBI over his public records request for surveillance videos from the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing said Tuesday that one of his witnesses backed out after being visited by government officials last... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST RC gets a win, Caddo takes a fall http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50117323/RC-gets-a-win-Caddo-takes-a-fall BLUE — The Rock Creek Lady Mustangs took a 7-0 victory over the Valliant Lady Bulldogs in fast-pitch softball action Tuesday afternoon, just after Valliant bested the Caddo Lady Bruins 9-1. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Second arrest made in Blue River shooting http://durantdemocrat.com/news/home_top/50117366/Second-arrest-made-in-Blue-River-shooting A second arrest has been made in connection with a Sunday-night shooting near the Blue River Bridge in Bryan County. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Davis speaks to Kiwanis http://durantdemocrat.com/news/news/50105306/Davis-speaks-to-Kiwanis Dr. Dottie Davis, Director of the Donald W. Reynolds Community Center and Library, spoke to the Kiwanis Club of Durant on July 23. She shared many of the services the library now offers including Zinio, a new on-line magazine provider, that allows... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Roland Fanning headed to Little Rock http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50116711/Roland-Fanning-headed-to-Little-Rock Roland Fanning has been living the dream for the past two years as a volunteer assistant for the Oklahoma State University baseball program. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Child hides in home after someone breaks in http://durantdemocrat.com/news/news/50113003/Child-hides-in-home-after-someone-breaks-in A child hid inside her home while someone was breaking in, the Bryan County Sheriff's Office said. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST SE professor spends summer teaching in Hong Kong and China http://durantdemocrat.com/news/news/50105344/SE-professor-spends-summer-teaching-in-Hong-Kong-and-China DURANT – College professors spend their summers in a variety of ways. Some may teach. Others may do research. And some may travel.For Dr. Jon Reid, it was all of the... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Summer reading program has a magical end http://durantdemocrat.com/news/localnews1/50076186/Summer-reading-program-has-a-magical-end As summer comes close to an end so did the summer reading program at the Donald W. Reynolds Library.The program ended Friday by honoring the top readers in each class followed by snacks, face painting, games and magic. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST SE Cross Country picked fourth in GAC poll http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50100245/SE-Cross-Country-picked-fourth-in-GAC-poll Southeastern's cross country team has been picked to finish fourth in the Great American Conference according to the preseason poll released on Monday. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Blue River murder suspect arrested http://durantdemocrat.com/news/home_top/50101214/Blue-River-murder-suspect-arrested A 22-year-old Blue man who is a suspect in a Sunday murder has been arrested, according to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Durant Chamber hosts Christmas in July http://durantdemocrat.com/news/localnews1/50101265/Durant-Chamber-hosts-Christmas-in-July The Durant Area Chamber of Commerce and stores lining North Second Avenue in Durant hosted a Christmas in July block party Saturday. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Man arrested for suspicion of Sunday slaying http://durantdemocrat.com/news/localnews1/50098617/Man-arrested-for-suspicion-of-Sunday-slaying Suspects are being questioned and authorities have taken one person into custody in the shooting death of a man in Blue who was killed Sunday evening, according to the Bryan County Sheriff's Office. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Authorities investigating homicide, suspect arrested http://durantdemocrat.com/news/localnews1/50086752/Authorities-investigating-homicide-suspect-arrested Suspects are being questioned and authorities have taken one person into custody in the shooting death of a man in Blue who was killed Sunday evening, according to the Bryan County Sheriff's Office. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Oklahoma has top team at NHSFR http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50069139/Oklahoma-has-top-team-at-NHSFR ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — The Oklahoma team was the big winner at the 2014 National High School Finals Rodeo, and even the queen hails from the Sooner State. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Choctaw firefighters home after battling out-of-state wild land fire http://durantdemocrat.com/news/home_top/50058339/Choctaw-firefighters-home-after-battling-out-of-state-wild-land-fire DURANT – Recently, two forestry team members returned from a 16-day stent in Arizona battling an intense fire on Apache lands. Prevention tech Joshua Bates and Wallace Kitchel, dozer operator, were dispatched to the fire due to the need for... Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Local athletes make OCA All-State team http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50025404/Local-athletes-make-OCA-All-State-team Three Bryan County baseball standouts will play in the Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State game next week. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Girls of summer come out to play http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50080060/Girls-of-summer-come-out-to-play BLUE — The Rock Creek Lady Mustangs hosted a several teams Friday for some round-robin, fast-pitch softball action.And it was a hot one for the girls of summer, with a heat index surpassing the century mark. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Durant Police Department permanently honors the past http://durantdemocrat.com/news/home_top/50076914/Durant-Police-Department-permanently-honors-the-past The Durant Police Department decorated its lobby on Friday with the photos of former police chiefs and retired officers and employees to honor the past. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Phillips signs with MSC http://durantdemocrat.com/news/sports/50071026/Phillips-signs-with-MSC Caleb Phillips has signed up to continue his baseball career at Murray State College. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Follow beef quality assurance guidelines http://durantdemocrat.com/news/news_agricultural/50079091/Follow-beef-quality-assurance-guidelines Summer time often brings a few infectious ailments to beef cows. Common problems include eye infections and foot rot. Treatment of affected cows will often involve the use of antibiotics. On very rare occasions violative residues of pharmaceutical... Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST