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Two-dollar gasoline: Good times keep rolling at the pump - Durant Daily Democrat
NEW YORK (AP) — At some point this will end, perhaps even soon. The price of gasoline will not fall to zero. But for the first time since 2009, most Americans are paying less than $2 a gallon. Just three months ago experts were shocked when it fell under $3.
Bennington bond election discussed - Durant Daily Democrat
With a new bond issue up for a vote, Bennington School District’s Superintendent Pam Reynolds has recently revealed what a new bond will be able to do for the district. Reynolds released a statement saying that the issue will be discussed with Bennington ...
When to seek emergency medical help for the flu - Durant Daily Democrat
The flu virus continues to spread across the U.S., with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) closely tracking the number of confirmed cases and urging stringent precautions to minimize its impact. Medical Center of Southeastern Oklahoma ...
Check out the Library - Durant Daily Democrat
Donald W. Reynolds Community Center and Library is located at 1515 W. Main St. in Durant. Library Hours: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday OverDrive eBook collection – OK Virtual Library. To access, go to the library website ...
Cut the spread of germs by setting up a sick room - Durant Daily Democrat
As winter settles in for another year, the seasonal flu tends to do the same. That means there is a good chance someone in your house will do battle with this annual scourge. When that happens, one way to help cut the spread of germs is to create a ...
SE falls to rival East Central, 74-60 - Durant Daily Democrat
ADA - Despite building a halftime lead and going up by as many as eight in the second half, Southeastern saw rival East Central outscore the Savage Storm 45-27 in the second half to hand SE a 74-60 loss on Thursday night in Ada, Ok. The loss drops the ...
Lady Storm woes continue in loss at ECU - Durant Daily Democrat
ADA - Southeastern had a season-worst performance from behind the arc and was unable to snap its losing streak as it extended to four games with a 56-53 loss to rival East Central on Thursday night in Ada, Ok. The loss drops the Savage Storm to 12-6 ...
VFW continues to assist vets - Durant Daily Democrat
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 certified by ...
Silo, Tushka advance in BCT - Durant Daily Democrat
Silo out-hustled Boswell on Thursday to advance to the championship game of the Bryan County Tournament with a 55-46 win over the Scorpions at Bloomer Sullivan Arena. Trenton Long had 16 points, Jarris Hamilton 13 and Andrew Bolin 12 to pace the Rebel leaders.
Caddo, Tushka move to girls final - Durant Daily Democrat
It took Caddo all four quarters to dispatch the Boswell Lady Scorpions 51-31 on Thursday in the semifinals of the Bryan County Basketball Tournament at Bloomer Sullivan Arena in Durant. Boswell’s quick passing and early double-team defense of Lady Bruin ...
United Way receives GAMCO donation - Durant Daily Democrat
The Bryan County United Way collected a check from GAMCO for its annual fundraising campaign. While GAMCO has always been a large contributor to the organization, this year’s participation in the campaign was at an all-time high. United Way Director Pam ...
Museum becomes debacle - Durant Daily Democrat
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Like many states, Oklahoma wants to be a tourist destination. And leaders here believe they have an ideal attraction: Oklahoma’s heritage as the U.S. Indian Territory in the 1800s and as home to 39 tribes. But after nearly 10 years ...
Journey Stories to end soon - Durant Daily Democrat
This year’s Journey Stories at the Three Valley Museum are quickly coming to a close as residents continue to flock to the museum to hear about the area’s past. Southeastern Oklahoma State University professor Michael Davis will present “The Making ...
Storm at East Central tonight - Durant Daily Democrat
Southeastern basketballers complete a three-game road swing with tonight’s conference doubleheader at East Central. It’s always a big game when Southeastern and East Central tangle. There would be bruises even if the teams were playing checkers.
Man set for murder trial enters plea - Durant Daily Democrat
A man charged with first-degree murder for a beating that resulted in the victim’s death pleaded no contest to an amended charge of second-degree murder. Twenty-seven-year-old Raymond Jay Stewart of Durant entered the blind plea to the amended charge ...