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SE volleyball clinches tournament berth - Durant Daily Democrat
ARKADELPHIA, Ark. - Southeastern opened the day with a five-set win over Henderson State that clinched a berth in the conference tournament, but ended the day with a sour taste after a 3-0 loss in a non-conference matchup against Alabama-Huntsville on ...
Police investigate drug and property crimes - Durant Daily Democrat
Several people have been charged with drug and property crimes this week. Dylon D. Carter, 19, Calera, is charged with possession of hydrocodone pills with intent to distribute within 2,000 feet of a park. He is also charged with second-degree burglary.
No. 14 Kansas State beats No. 11 Oklahoma 31-30 - Durant Daily Democrat
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Michael Hunnicutt missed a 19-yard field goal late as No. 14 Kansas State held off No. 11 Oklahoma 31-30 on Saturday afternoon. Oklahoma, trailing by a point in the fourth quarter, drove to the Kansas State 1-yard line, but couldn ...
Murder suspect escapes from jail - Durant Daily Democrat
A manhunt began in Durant Saturday after an inmate charged with murder escaped from the Bryan County Jail. Raymond Stewart escaped at approximately 1:15 p.m. and officers were searching near the downtown area, including at the former police department.
Factors that affect the percentage of cows cycling - Durant Daily Democrat
The breeding season is only weeks away for those herds that have a fall calving program. The most important factors that determine if, and when, a cow returns to cycling activity were analyzed by Kansas State University physiologists. Over a period of 6 ...
Rock Creek Lady Mustangs are state champs - Durant Daily Democrat
Danielle Hayden connects to knock in what turned out to be the game-winning run scored by Kristen Robinson in the eighth inning of the state championship against Rattan Thursday. The freshman first baseman finished the day with four hits and two RBIs.
Durant Lions suffer 28-6 loss to Shawnee Wolves - Durant Daily Democrat
Trey Hunt returns the ball from a kickoff against Shawnee with help from his teammate Blake Whittington on Thursday night. The Durant Lions and the Shawnee Wolves were in a defensive struggle as the Lions trailed 7-6 at halftime on a Thursday night game at ...
Lady Lions fall short at state tournament - Durant Daily Democrat
SHAWNEE – Though the Durant Lady Lions (26-12) season ended on a 3-2 loss to Chickasha (33-5) in the state tournament on Thursday. Durant’s softball program took another step in the right direction. Last year the Lady Lions hosted regionals at their ...
Man retires after 32 years of service in law enforcement - Durant Daily Democrat
After a combined 32 years of service to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, local OHP Communications Lt. Tom Garner has retired from service. Garner started his career with law enforcement in 1972 when he began volunteering with the Durant Police Department.
Caddo Bruins fall 58-34 to Weleetka - Durant Daily Democrat
CADDO — The Caddo Bruins were shot down by the Weleetka Outlaws, 58-34, on their own field Thursday evening. Caddo is now 3-4 on the season and dropped to 3-3 in district play. Caddo received to start the game and started with first and 10 on the Wetumka 48.
Parenting classes to be offered - Durant Daily Democrat
The Bryan County OSU Extension announces their upcoming free parenting education classes. A parenting class geared for parents with toddlers, “1,2,3,4 Parents”, will be held from 1-4 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 28. The class will cover basic development ...
Locals graduate from drug court program - Durant Daily Democrat
Durant Mayor Jerry Tomlinson joined the Bryan County Drug Court graduates as they celebrate their release from the program in September. Shown in back are, Coordinator Samantha Dimas, Matt Olsen, Brittani Newton, Dustin Eggenberg, Debra Cox, Mayor ...
Native November offers variety of events - Durant Daily Democrat
Southeastern Oklahoma State University will celebrate Native November with a variety of events beginning on the first day of the month and concluding on Nov. 19. The celebration is sponsored by Southeastern’s Native American Center for Student Success.
Education funding remains below 2008 - Durant Daily Democrat
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma’s per-student education funding from the Legislature is more than 23 percent below where it was in 2008, a wider gap than any other state, according to a new study released Thursday. Oklahoma is among at least 30 states ...
Streets to be closed or restricted for Colton’s Run - Durant Daily Democrat
Colton’s Main Street Run will take place from 8 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.on Saturday. More than 800 runners will be participating in the event. Drivers should use extreme caution near these intersections and streets during that time: 7th Street from ...