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Pride group promotes equality, acceptance - Durant Daily Democrat
Red River Pride members Kameron Dunn and Nicole Lamar-Owens move furniture from a Texoma home that was flooded. The group was contacted by the American Red Cross to provide assistance. A new community-oriented group, in more ways than one, has officially ...
States can nullify same sex marriage ruling - Durant Daily Democrat
My last article focused on the unlawful judicial bias and federal overreach of the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) ruling that mandated same sex marriage as the rule of law in all 50 states. What if the next SCOTUS ruling declares the First Amendment no longer ...
Enrollment for Durant High School announced - Durant Daily Democrat
New enrollment procedures, including class schedule pickup and picture dates at Durant High School, have been announced and will begin this week for the upcoming school year. All new students to the district or returning students that did not pre-enroll in ...
Art Walk held in Durant - Durant Daily Democrat
Mary Rixen gives Mary Hodges some artistic advice during Durant’s Art Walk on Main Street. Many people were on the sidewalks of downtown Durant on Saturday for the Durant Main Street Art Walk and Farmers Market. Downtown visitors observed artists ...
Acker named director of university marketing - Durant Daily Democrat
Dr. Larry Acker will bring 20 years of experience to the newly-created position of Director of University Marketing at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. He begins his new duties on Aug. 3 after spending the past nine years as assistant director of ...
Marcum looks to lead downtown team spirit - Durant Daily Democrat
New Durant Main Street Program Executive Director DeAnn Marcum talks with Oklahoma Main Street Coordinating Program Director Linda Barnett and Durant Main Street Board members Greg Phillips and LoAnn Latona. DeAnn Marcum tries out a desk near the door of ...
Adams, Sears, Smith to serve on Bryan Conservation District Board - Durant Daily Democrat
The Oklahoma Conservation Commission announced member-made appointments to local Conservation District Directors Boards. Sammie Adams of Durant was appointed to a two-year term on the Bryan Conservation District Board. Adams had been selected to fill an ...
Credit and debit cards compromised - Durant Daily Democrat
Salita’s restaurant at 1202 W. Main St. had its credit card software breached. Hackers seem to be targeting payment-processing systems frequently in this “plastic money” age. Authorities say any business is vulnerable, none being completely immune ...
Laundry room catches fire - Durant Daily Democrat
A motel laundry room caught fire early this morning, according to the Durant Fire Department. Firefighters responded at 1:26 to Best Western, 2401 W. Main St. and when they arrived, smoking was coming out of the laundry room. According to a DFD report ...
Hamilton leads Texas over Yankees - Durant Daily Democrat
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Josh Hamilton’s big swing in the first inning quickly got the Texas Rangers even after they fell in a 3-0 hole. The slugger’s sharp single to right with two outs in the ninth ended the game, giving the Rangers a 7-6 victory ...
Area restaurant credit card information stolen - Durant Daily Democrat
Many Durant debit and credit cardholders have been hit with unauthorized charges on their bank accounts. Hackers have compromised several institutions and obtained customers information. The southern area of the United States seems to be hit hardest.
4-Hers learn to can zesty salsa - Durant Daily Democrat
Winter Wolf, Payci Cloyd, Ali Rose, BradlinFrench, Rainie Wolf, Bryleigh Pilgreen, Merideth Behrens. Bryan County Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service conducted two 4-H Canning Day Camps. A total of 21 4-H members and youth learned to can zesty salsa.
Gentry celebrates 95th birthday - Durant Daily Democrat
First Posted: 4:25 pm - July 30th, 2015 - 6 Views Louise Gentry celebrated her 95th birthday on June 28, 2015, with family and friends where she resides at King’s Daughters and Sons Nursing Center and Rehabilitation. She was the Bryan County Court Clerk ...
DHS, DMS football practice starts next month - Durant Daily Democrat
Football season is approaching and Durant football practice will begin next month. Durant Middle School practice and player meetings will start Aug. 3 for all incoming seventh- and eighth-graders. The practice and meetings will start at 8:30 a.m. and ...
Fomby places third in poles at NHSFR - Durant Daily Democrat
Sadie Fomby of Boswell came away from the National High School Finals Rodeo with a third-place finish in pole bending. The week-long competition was conducted in Rock Springs, Wyo. Fomby turned in a 20.013 in the short go on Saturday, July 19, only four ...