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Chamber Banquet imagines Durant - Durant Daily Democrat
The Durant Area Chamber of Commerce gives the Big Business of the Year Award to the Durant Independent School District. Chamber Board President Jeff Hammock, Director Janet Reed and outgoing president Chris Pierce present the award. The Durant Area Chamber ...
Durant boys golf wins in sudden death playoff - Durant Daily Democrat
Boys: Noah Hodges, Wes Engle, Christian Bruce, Haydin Hamill, Taylor, Baylor Jestis, Austin Waterman, Trey Hunt, Tyler Buehler and head coach Tanner Dupree. KINGSTON - The Durant Lions and Lady Lions golfers are off to swinging start. The Durant boys won ...
Local girl competes in Shawnee gymnastics meet - Durant Daily Democrat
ATOKA — A Bryan County girl competed in a gymnastics meet March 6 at Rising Star Gymnastics in Shawnee. Erin McKee, a 10-year-old home-schooled student who lives in Boswell, competed against 54 other girls in Level 3 USA Gymnastics and placed fourth overall.
Lions topple rivals at Ardmore/Lone Grove Showcase - Durant Daily Democrat
ARDMORE - The Durant Lions rallied from a 4-0 deficit to post a 6-4 win over rival Ada in the Ardmore/Lone Grove Showcase on Friday night. It was the second straight win for the Lions, who toppled Ardmore, 7-2, on Thursday after suffering an 8-5 opening ...
Durant boys and girls tennis teams take second at McAlester Tournament - Durant Daily Democrat
MCALESTER - Durant Lions tennis teams hit the road to play in a 11 team tournament in McAlester, both boys and girls finished in second place. Garrett Reddout took home first place in singles. Triston Michael and Damyan Houston were consolation champs in ...
Southeastern baseball completes sweep of SNU - Durant Daily Democrat
Southeastern polished off a three-game sweep of Southern Nazarene on Saturday with an 11-8 win in game one followed by an 8-6 win in the series finale at the Ballpark in Durant. The wins lift the Savage Storm record to 13-14 overall and 9-7 in Great ...
State champ, runner-up among Caddo powerlifting athletes - Durant Daily Democrat
Caddo Junior High powerlifters recently competed at the Junior High State Powerlifting Meet in Cleveland, Okla. The meet hosted athletes in seventh, eighth and ninth grades from schools throughout the state. Each grade is a separate division and medals are ...
SE women’s tennis opens GAC play with win - Durant Daily Democrat
Southeastern opened Great American Conference play with a dominant 7-2 victory over Southern Nazarene on Thursday afternoon at the Southeastern Tennis Complex. The win lifts the Savage Storm to 8-4 overall on the season and 1-0 in league play as the team ...
Bryan County authorities say search for fugitives ongoing - Durant Daily Democrat
A local woman is behind bars and Bryan County authorities are searching for two more today. Caroline Ann Morrison was arrested this week for knowingly harboring a fugitive from justice. She admitted to Bryan County Sheriff’s deputies that she gave money ...
Man withdraws pleas in case theft of police vehicle - Durant Daily Democrat
A Bryan County man who stole a Durant Police vehicle and led police on a high speed chase went before a judge to withdraw his plea following a 30 year jail sentence. Spencer Cavender was sentenced in February for actions he took in December 2014.
Silo Rebels roll on in Seminole tourney - Durant Daily Democrat
SEMINOLE — The Silo Rebels won two on Thursday in the Seminole baseball tournament to earn a day off from the action there today. Silo played a close one against Cleveland, claiming a 2-1 win. Jarris Hamilton was the winning pitcher with relief help from ...
Grateful Oklahomans salvage belongings after killer storm - Durant Daily Democrat
SAND SPRINGS, Okla. (AP) — Oklahomans salvaged soggy belongings Thursday after the Plains’ first tornado outbreak of 2015, expressing gratitude that casualties were low but understanding that nature’s next punch could be far worse. One person died ...
Senate passes bill banning payroll deductions for union dues - Durant Daily Democrat
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — School districts would be prohibited from deducting union dues from teachers’ checks under a bill approved Thursday in the Oklahoma Senate following a contentious debate in which opponents accused the measure’s supporters of ...
Storm softballers fall, 11-10, at ECU - Durant Daily Democrat
ADA – Southeastern’s LadyStorm softballers dropped a wild 11-10 decision to East Central here Wednesday before Mama Nature sent her storm, lightning and rain, to cancel the second game. SE is now 12-15 overall and 8-4 in Great American Conference play.
San Antonio routs Thunder, 130-91 - Durant Daily Democrat
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — This was San Antonio at a very high level. For coach Gregg Popovich, it was more evidence that the Spurs need to be more consistent. Tony Parker had 21 points and six assists, and San Antonio stopped Oklahoma City’s four-game winning ...