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Durant, Oklahoma is located in Bryan County. Zip codes in Durant, OK include 74702, and 74701. The median home price in Durant is $125,000. More Durant information.

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Yesterday | Durant Daily Democrat

Man sentenced for manslaughter crash

A Durant man who was charged with first-degree manslaughter for a fatal car crash pleaded no contest to the charge. Joshua David Ray, 35, was sentenced to 20 years in prison with the last five years suspended for the April crash that killed Shirley Howard, 75. According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Ray's eastbound Jeep traveled left of center and struck a westbound Chevrolet Blazer driven by Howard, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Examiner.com

A second chance to Experience Hendrix

If you missed "Experience Hendrix" at Verizon Theater in March, don't miss the opportunity to catch this show at Choctaw Casino in Durant, Oklahoma on October 3. This concert is sure to be an unforgettable experience, making it well worth the drive. This very special show is a tribute to the music and legacy of Jimi Hendrix , originated by his father, James "Al" Hendrix in 1995.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Durant Daily Democrat

Calera man dies in crash

A 79-year-old Calera man was killed Thursday after falling asleep at the wheel and crashing his pickup, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said. Henery Van Stubblefield was dead at the scene of the 6:15 a.m. crash on Platter Road one mile west of Calera.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Durant Daily Democrat

Man charged with sending sexual text message

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a Colbert man accused of sending a text message to a minor to propose a sexual act. The charge is the result of an investigation by Colbert Police into allegations that he sent a text message of a sexual nature to a 14-year-old girl.

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Durant Daily Democrat

September 11 ceremony to be held

Emptiness and sorrow filled the nation's heart on Sept. 11, 2001, a day that will forever be embedded in the minds of Americans.

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KXII-TV Sherman

Commissioners place road weight limit signs across Bryan County

"It's going to get worse. It's not going to get any better the way it is," said Edward Walker.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

KTEN-TV Denison

Ardmore Gears Up For Fiesta Oklahoma

A Wilson mother arrested for felony child neglect was officially charged in court Wednesday afternoon. 29-year old Ashley Milligan appeared via video screen and was charged in a Carter County courtroom Wednesday afternoon.

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Durant Daily Democrat

Durant School Board holds monthly meeting

The Durant ISD Board of Education approved two out-of-state trips for school clubs during its Monday evening meeting. Durant High School Band students have been approved for a trip to Dallas, Texas, in March to compete in the National Competition American Classics.

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Durant Daily Democrat

DIA to fund projects in Durant

The authority will aid in funding dual electric services at the Stahl building to help support a merger between two truss companies that will bring jobs into the area. The authority will also aid in improvements to Waldron Drive which leads to the Kiamichi Technology Center and the Durant Regional Airport as well as other facilities.

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Durant Daily Democrat

City council shows support for Durant's future

The future planning group Imagine Durant that was presented last month to the Durant Economic Development Council received support this month from Durant City Council. The council approved a resolution to support Imagine Durant at Tuesday's meeting.

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Durant Daily Democrat

DHS Homecoming parade to be held

The Durant High School Student Council is pleased to announce that the 2014 Homecoming Parade will take place on Thursday, Oct. 2. If interested in entering a float in the parade, entry forms will be available at all Durant schools and the Durant Chamber of Commerce. All forms are due by Friday, Sept.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Durant Daily Democrat

Woman recants story of sexual assault on SE campus

A woman who claimed she was sexually assaulted on the Southeastern Oklahoma State University Campus has now said the assault didn't happen, according to Southeastern. "We wanted to update the Durant community regarding the report of an alleged sexual assault on the Southeastern Oklahoma State University Campus early Saturday morning," the university said, in a news release.

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Durant Daily Democrat

Several charged with drug crimes

Several people have been charged in separate drug cases this week, including a Dallas, Texas, man arrested in Calera after police said they found heroin in his vehicle. Clifford Earl Lockhart.

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Durant Daily Democrat

Book Talk to be held Thursday

Book Talk begins its new season on Sept. 11 with a discussion of "To Kill a Mockingbird."

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

KTEN-TV Denison

Search Continues for Soper Man Presumed Drowned on Lake Hugo

Crews continue searching for Soper man presumed to have drowned on Lake Hugo yesterday afternoon.The lake is empty as rain pours down. Campgrounds are closed and the only boats belong to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol and park rangers, all searching for 50-year-old Bryan Luscomb.

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Durant Daily Democrat

Durant Schools Auxiliary Services Center to open

Durant Independent School District's new Auxiliary Services Center will have its grand opening on Tuesday, providing many services for the school district, including a new central enrollment center for incoming students to the district. The center, located right next door to the school district's current administration offices on Waco Street, will be the starting point for new students to any campus in the district.

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Sexual assault reported on SE campus

A sexual assault was reported on the campus of Southeastern Oklahoma State University, according to an email advisory sent out by campus police. According to an email by SE Campus Police Chief Stacy Ballew, a sexual assault was reported to campus police at approximately 1 a.m. Saturday near the Math Building.

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Durant Daily Democrat

SE Tailgate party planned

It's tailgating times six this year for Southeastern football fans and plans are well underway for the first SE Tailgate of the year on Saturday, Sept. 13. With a second-annual True Blue Barbecue Cook-Off, sponsored by the Durant Area Chamber of Commerce, live entertainment beginning at 2:00 pm by the Chase Sanford Band, followed by Charlie Robison taking the stage at 4 p.m., SE Tailgate Alley will be in full tailgate mode for the SE alumni, students and community.

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Durant City Council to meet Tuesday

26 for "Art in the Alley" - Approval of ordinances on false alarm calls on the 911 emergency system and on the sale and discharge of fireworks in Durant City Limits - Consider ordinance extending the city limits near Highway 70 west and Highway 70 Bypass and near Highway 78 and 70 bypasses During the presentations, public hearings and citizen requests portion of the meeting scheduled for 5 p.m., there will be considerations of going into executive sessions to discuss Henry Paterson's application for a disability retirement pension and to discuss the lawsuit Parks vs. City of Durant.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

KTEN-TV Denison

Two People Taken To Hospital And Investigation Underway After Assault Near Mead

Emergency personnel at the scene say two people are hurt and one of them is being flown to the hospital after an assault incident near Mead. BRYAN COUNTY, OK -- Emergency personnel at the scene say two people are hurt and one of them is being flown to the hospital after an assault incident near Mead.

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