Durant Democrat- RSS NEWS Feed http://durantdemocrat.com/section/NEWS http://durantdemocrat.com/section/NEWS Sun, 25 Jan 2015 08:50:04 EST 1800 Woman charged in scam http://durantdemocrat.com/news/localnews1/151481480/Woman-charged-in-scam A Caddo woman is facing felony charges dealing with defrauding a veteran and using a computer to obtain money from an organization for veterans. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 20:21:41 EST Two-dollar gasoline: Good times keep rolling at the pump http://durantdemocrat.com/news/news/151470892/Two-dollar-gasoline:-Good-times-keep-rolling-at-the-pump NEW YORK (AP) — At some point this will end, perhaps even soon. The price of gasoline will not fall to zero. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 15:36:42 EST When to seek emergency medical help for the flu http://durantdemocrat.com/news/local-news/151468632/When-to-seek-emergency-medical-help-for-the-flu The flu virus continues to spread across the U.S., with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) closely tracking the number of confirmed cases and urging stringent precautions to minimize its impact. Medical Center of Southeastern... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 14:26:43 EST Bennington bond election discussed http://durantdemocrat.com/news/localnews1/151467249/Bennington-bond-election-discussed With a new bond issue up for a vote, Bennington School District's Superintendent Pam Reynolds has recently revealed what a new bond will be able to do for the district. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 14:26:41 EST Museum becomes debacle http://durantdemocrat.com/news/news/151461059/Museum-becomes-debacle OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Like many states, Oklahoma wants to be a tourist destination. And leaders here believe they have an ideal attraction: Oklahoma's heritage as the U.S. Indian Territory in the 1800s and as home to 39 tribes. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:06:44 EST Journey Stories to end soon http://durantdemocrat.com/news/home_top-localnews1/151461435/Journey-Stories-to-end-soon This year's Journey Stories at the Three Valley Museum are quickly coming to a close as residents continue to flock to the museum to hear about the area's past. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:06:45 EST United Way receives GAMCO donation http://durantdemocrat.com/news/home_top-localnews1/151460962/United-Way-receives-GAMCO-donation The Bryan County United Way collected a check from GAMCO for its annual fundraising campaign. While GAMCO has always been a large contributor to the organization, this year's participation in the campaign was at an all-time high. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:06:42 EST Police investigate spray painting rampage http://durantdemocrat.com/news/localnews1/151439515/Police-investigate-spray-painting-rampage Vandals went on a spray painting spree Sunday or early Monday morning, spraying paint on cars, houses, buildings and mailboxes, according to the Durant Police Department. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:01:44 EST Man set for murder trial enters plea http://durantdemocrat.com/news/home_top-localnews1/151432017/Man-set-for-murder-trial-enters-plea A man charged with first-degree murder for a beating that resulted in the victim's death pleaded no contest to an amended charge of second-degree murder. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:01:43 EST SE Live/Native American Visitation Day set http://durantdemocrat.com/news/news_education/151401865/SE-Live/Native-American-Visitation-Day-set Southeastern Oklahoma State University has scheduled the SE Live Open House and Native American Visitation Day for Wednesday, Feb. 4, on the Durant campus. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:01:41 EST Police: Man in fatal wreck driving wrong way http://durantdemocrat.com/news/localnews1/151418474/Police:-Man-in-fatal-wreck-driving-wrong-way A man killed Friday when he crashed his pickup into a highway construction vehicle was driving the wrong direction, according to a Durant Police Department report released Tuesday. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 11:31:47 EST Ralph James Martin named CEO of Civitas Media http://durantdemocrat.com/news/news/151407357/Ralph-James-Martin-named-CEO-of-Civitas-Media DAVIDSON, N.C. – Civitas Media, a publisher of more than 100 community newspapers in 12 states, announced Tuesday the appointment of Ralph James Martin as Chief Executive Officer. Martin was recruited by Versa Capital Management, LLC (Versa),... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 09:46:45 EST Local sites to be featured on state tourism show http://durantdemocrat.com/news/home_top-localnews1/151416703/Local-sites-to-be-featured-on-state-tourism-show A few local establishments got their 15 minutes of fame as a state travel show decided to feature some of Bryan County's treasures. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 09:46:43 EST County seal revealed http://durantdemocrat.com/news/home_top-localnews1/151416588/County-seal-revealed Bryan County District No. 1 Commissioner Ron Boyer talked during the Jan. 12 commissioners' meeting about a new seal for the county. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 09:46:41 EST Couple dies in fire http://durantdemocrat.com/news/localnews1/151394267/Couple-dies-in-fire Area fire departments have responded to several fires during the past few days, including one that killed a Bokchito couple. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 10:16:41 EST Thousands turn out for Tulsa’s Martin Luther King Day parade http://durantdemocrat.com/news/news/151388859/Thousands-turn-out-for-Tulsas-Martin-Luther-King-Day-parade TULSA (AP) — Thousands of spectators turned out in Tulsa on Monday for the annual Martin Luther King parade, while state leaders honored the late civil rights leader in Oklahoma City. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 10:11:42 EST Massey School of Business maintains accreditation http://durantdemocrat.com/news/localnews1/151394069/Massey-School-of-Business-maintains-accreditation The John Massey School of Business at Southeastern Oklahoma State University has maintained its business accreditation by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 10:11:41 EST SE Students give back on MLK Day http://durantdemocrat.com/news/home_top-localnews1/151375527/SE-Students-give-back-on-MLK-Day Tue, 20 Jan 2015 10:06:41 EST Thank you, Bryan County http://durantdemocrat.com/news/localnews1/151164870/Thank-you-Bryan-County The team at the Durant Daily Democrat would like to take a moment at the beginning of this new year to extend our gratitude to the public for allowing us to be part of your community. Sun, 18 Jan 2015 09:56:42 EST Voters to consider taxes, school board candidates http://durantdemocrat.com/news/localnews1/151343164/Voters-to-consider-taxes-school-board-candidates Two new taxes will be on the ballot in Bryan County for the Feb. 10 special election. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:01:41 EST