Durant Democrat- RSS OPINION Feed http://durantdemocrat.com/section/OPINION http://durantdemocrat.com/section/OPINION Wed, 4 Mar 2015 13:59:15 EST 1800 Re-warming methods for severely cold-stressed newborn calves http://durantdemocrat.com/news/opinion/151967469/Re-warming-methods-for-severely-cold-stressed-newborn-calves A very cold wet night in Oklahoma will undoubtedly cause a few newborn calves to be cold-stressed. Is there anything as producers that you can do to keep that calf alive? Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:01:44 EST Time is on your side at MCSO’s ER http://durantdemocrat.com/news/opinion/151908248/Time-is-on-your-side-at-MCSOs-ER When you're experiencing a healthcare emergency, the last thing you need to do is wait. Emergency medicine is about three things: compassion, skilled care and speed. Medical Center of Southeastern Oklahoma (MCSO) knows the importance of prompt... Thu, 19 Feb 2015 10:01:45 EST How to totally rock being single this Valentine’s Day http://durantdemocrat.com/news/opinion/151800169/How-to-totally-rock-being-single-this-Valentines-Day I remember my first Valentine's Day that I didn't have a boyfriend to buy me things …. um, I mean celebrate with. Thu, 12 Feb 2015 13:11:41 EST Tobacco prevention coordinator talks of mother’s smoking http://durantdemocrat.com/news/opinion/151715142/Tobacco-prevention-coordinator-talks-of-mothers-smoking Editor's note: This is that last of a series about tobacco use Sat, 7 Feb 2015 13:16:43 EST Love in the nursing homes http://durantdemocrat.com/news/opinion/151645705/Love-in-the-nursing-homes February is the month that people think of “love” and will send flowers or cards or even candy to show that special person that they care and love them. Thu, 5 Feb 2015 10:26:43 EST How to make breakfast bars http://durantdemocrat.com/news/opinion/152053199/How-to-make-breakfast-bars NutriGrain ®, Fiber One ® , Kashi ®, Nature Valley ®, Special K ®These are just a few of the plethora of brands of breakfast bars on the market that claim to be quick, easy, flavorful and healthy. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 13:46:42 EST SODA holding community education program for the public http://durantdemocrat.com/news/opinion/151587796/SODA-holding-community-education-program-for-the-public Have you ever had a loved one in the nursing home or know someone in the nursing home and had some concerns or complaints and wanted to know who to call or what to do? Well, the Ombudsman's are the ones you can call and can help direct you in... Sun, 1 Feb 2015 10:06:41 EST VSOs here to help veterans http://durantdemocrat.com/news/opinion/151468583/VSOs-here-to-help-veterans This is a good time to bid all veterans of Bryan County good health. Not just to the state-recognized 3,600 veterans of Bryan County but to include their wives, surviving spouses, and dependent children. It is the season of influenza, colds,... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 07:16:43 EST VFW continues to assist vets http://durantdemocrat.com/news/othercommentary/151402169/VFW-continues-to-assist-vets The Commander of the Bryan County Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. Post No. 3916 has been asked to announce the post's continued assistance to veterans living in Southeastern Oklahoma. There are three Veteran Service officers trained and... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:06:41 EST The Overcomer http://durantdemocrat.com/news/opinion/151344032/The-Overcomer Editor's note: This is part of a series of letters from unnamed people on how tobacco has affected their lives Mon, 19 Jan 2015 01:46:41 EST ‘Surrendering the secret’ http://durantdemocrat.com/news/letters/151344251/Surrendering-the-secret Recently, I heard a brief, Public Service Announcement (PSA) on one of my favorite radio stations. The message of the PSA went something like this: Sat, 17 Jan 2015 13:51:41 EST Reader credits Obama with ending the Great Recession http://durantdemocrat.com/news/letters/151199564/Reader-credits-Obama-with-ending-the-Great-Recession This letter is a plea to Durant Daily Democrat readers to look at the facts about what the federal government led by President Barack Obama has been able to do for the United States economy. And we must also look at the recent past. Wed, 14 Jan 2015 13:11:41 EST My loss from tobacco http://durantdemocrat.com/news/opinion/151119371/My-loss-from-tobacco Editor's note: This is part of a series of letters from unnamed people on how tobacco has affected their lives Wed, 7 Jan 2015 10:33:12 EST