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Caddo Heritage Day

Andrea Lockler holds her daughter Avary while waving at a horserider Saturday morning during the Caddo Heritage Day Parade. Behind the horse’s leg is Lockler’s daughter Lola. A dog … more

More than 1,300 run in Colton’s memory

More than 1,300 people showed up for the 10th annual Colton’s Main Street Run this past Saturday in Durant. According to the Colton’s Run website, Chase McMichael, 30 of Caddo, was the … more

First United Bank announces Dan Boren as president of Oklahoma

First United Bank® has announced Dan Boren as their Chief Banking Officer and President of Oklahoma. In this role, he will oversee and provide leadership to all Oklahoma banking … more

Stunt team visits NWH

The United Freestyle Stunt Team from Fort Worth, Texas, came and performed for students at Northwest Heights Oct. 10. They talked about making positive life decisions like saying no to drugs and not … more

Choctaw Clinic earns Green Honor

The Choctaw Nation Regional Medical Clinic in Durant is receiving a prestigious international honor for its architecture – the silver-level LEED Certification. Leadership in Energy and … more

Board of Education approves personnel actions

The Durant Board of Education approved several personnel changes at its regular meeting on Oct. 7. The board approved the hiring of reading interventionists Daurah Amos, at Northwest Heights … more

Firefighters hose down abandoned house

An abandoned house burned late Wednesday, according to the Durant Fire Department. Firefighters were dispatched at 11:56 p.m. to 601 N.E. Fourth Ave., and when they arrived, police were on the … more

19th Amendment Centennial Celebration gets underway

The 19th Amendment Commemoration Committee met at the Three Valley Museum in Durant has finalized its plans for the 2020 centennial celebration. Community leaders Nancy Ferris, Director of the … more

City employees recognized

Durant City Council honors employees for service. more

2019 Bryan County Free Fair closes with fun, excitement

The 2019 Bryan County Free Fair closed Saturday night with the bright lights, excitement, good food and fun of the carnival midway. The Durant Democrat was on hand to get a few photos of the … more

Area youth show off their livestock at Bryan County Free Fair

Dozens of Bryan County youth entered the show ring to compete in the Bryan County Free Fair Livestock Judging Friday and Saturday. In addition to calves, the competition included goats, lambs and … more

DHS student selected as 'Fairest of the Fair.'

Durant High School senior Sydney Williams was named Fairest of the Fair during the pageant in Rock Creek High School, Saturday night. Williams takes over from 2018's Fairest of the Fair, Lea Kelly … more

5-Tribe rodeo comes to Bryan County for third year

The AMAIRA Region 8 Rodeo in Durant, was held Saturday night at the Durant Roundup Club Arena The even was sponsored by the Choctaw Nation and featured contestants from five Tribes and two … more
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