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  1. Lions close out preseason with solid showingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | Durant Daily Democrat

    For the second week in a row weather played a factor in a Durant High School football scrimmage but the Lions once again showed promise as they wrapped up the preseason Friday night at Harve Collins Field. Despite a nearly hour and a half delay midway through the scrimmage due to lightning in the area, the Lions persevered, topping the Norman Junior Varsity, 14-0, in two quarters of live action immediately following the lengthy delay.

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  2. Durant softball string runs to five in a rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | Durant Daily Democrat

    The Durant Lady Lions continued their tear through the Shawnee Invitational on Friday, posting a pair of run-rule romps. Coach Aaron Mullens squad rolled by Bethel, 9-0, and then crushed Class 5A Guthrie, 10-0, for its fifth straight shutout, including fourth this week.

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  3. Kiamichi FCCLA Stars namedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | Durant Daily Democrat

    Approximately 7,000 Oklahoma Family, Career and Community Leaders of America members attended the annual FCCLA State Convention Friday, April 8, in Oklahoma City's Cox Convention Center. The theme of this year's convention was "Celebrate," according to Denise Morris, State FCCLA Adviser at the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education, Stillwater.

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  4. Several injured in crash on Silo Road -Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | Durant Daily Democrat

    Three people were injured in a two-vehicle crash on Silo Road one mile north of Silo, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said. Injured were: Sixty-four-year-old Gerald R. Reynolds of Cartwright; fifty-six-year-old Tammy Reynolds of Cartwright, and twenty-seven-year-old Christopher Allen Choate of Henderson, Texas.

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  5. Hampton fires no-hitter as Durant blanks Noble, 10-0Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | Durant Daily Democrat

    Durant ran its winning streak to five rolling over Noble, 10-0, in the first day of the Shawnee fast pitch softball tournament Thursday night at the Softball fields at Firelake. The Lady Lions, now 10-3, once again rode the strong arm of senior Sydney Hampton who held the Bears without a hit in the run-rule blowout.

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  6. Fire vs. police bubble soccer -Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | Durant Daily Democrat

    This Saturday at 7 p.m., the Durant Police and the Durant Firemen will go head to head in a bubble soccer match. The fundraiser will help CASA in their mission to help children.

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  7. Man flown to Texas hospital after crash -Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | Durant Daily Democrat

    Durant firefighters are shown at the scene of a single-vehicle crash on Southeast Third Avenue Wednesday afternoon. Authorities and witnesses at the scene said a car left the roadway, went through a yard, came back onto the roadway and crashed into the trees where it overturned.

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  8. Council tables CMC proposal -Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | Durant Daily Democrat

    The Durant city council met Tuesday night with three items for business. After the meeting, councilmen adjourned to executive session to continue the search for a new city manager to replace the last one who was fired.

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  9. Lady Lions hammer rival McAlesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | Durant Daily Democrat

    That's about the only word that describes Durant's District 5A-4 softball encounter with rival McAlester. A game day change of venue didn't even seem to faze the Lady Lions after heavy rainfall Monday made their home field unplayable.

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  10. Views from the Bryan County Courthouse -Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | Durant Daily Democrat

    The view southeast from the courthouse shows City Hall and the downtown Durant area. This is the view the Confederate Veteran statue has.

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  11. Durant posts huge softball wins at SouthmooreRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2016 | Durant Daily Democrat

    There have been some big wins in Durant softball history, including a handful of regional championships. There haven't been many days better than Saturday however for the Lady Lions.

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  12. Durant rushes by Madill in opening scrimmageRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | Durant Daily Democrat

    Durant's offense looks to the sideline for instruction during Friday night's late scrimmage with Madill at Paul Laird Field. The Lions put together a couple of terrific scoring drives during the live portion of the scrimmage and also converted a short field for third score.

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  13. Lady Lions explode in final inning to trip Piedmont, 8-2Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | Durant Daily Democrat

    After continuing to struggle with runners on base for six innings Friday night, the Durant Lady Lions found the spark they had been missing in the seventh to explode past Piedmont, 8-2, in a crucial fast pitch district contest on the road. Facing a ton of adversity through the early going it was a 2-2 deadlock before the visitors came alive with six runs on five hits in the final frame.

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  14. Calera voters to decide bond issue -Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | Durant Daily Democrat

    The Calera Independent School District needs a new high school according to Superintendent Gerald Parks. "We have about 560 elementary students with a lot of growth in the community.

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  15. Southeastern to celebrate Homecoming -Read the original story

    Aug 19, 2016 | Durant Daily Democrat

    Traditional activities include the Whang Bang Golf Tournament at Chickasaw Pointe Golf Course on Friday, September 23. Registration opens at 8 a.m. and a shotgun start is scheduled for 9 a.m. The Distinguished Awards Banquet recognizing Distinguished Alumni, Former Faculty and the Heritage honoree is set for 5:30 p.m. Friday in the Visual and Performing Arts Center. This year's Distinguished Alumni are William Fahrendorf, Executive Vice President and Chief Administration Officer of Durant's First United Bank; Lee Lipscomb, retired attorney, Engstrom, Lipscomb & Lack; and Bill Groom, a TV and film designer.

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  16. Choctaw Hoop House grows fresh vegetables - 9:08 pm updated:Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | Durant Daily Democrat

    Earlier this summer, Eddie Longoria, Division Director of Special Nutrition Programs for the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Dallas, visited the Choctaw Nation's Hoop House. Longoria, who had been to the greenhouse garden in Durant before, told his accompanying co-workers, "You are about to see the best of the best."

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  17. Spend time to discover your rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | Durant Daily Democrat

    A vintage post card of the Bryan County Courthouse that will be 100 years old in 2017. Post card was published by F.V. Bunn of Durant.

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  18. a Start It a " Grow It a " Own It!aRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2016 | Durant Daily Democrat

    Leaders help themselves and others to do the right things. They set direction, build an inspiring vision, and create something new.

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  19. First Day of school is fun! -Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | Durant Daily Democrat

    First grader Braden Hankins sits in the "First day of school" photo chair to have his mother Amanda Hunnicutt take his photograph. Little Haidyn Lyon plays with Play-doh on the first day of school while everyone gets situated in Mrs. Hilburn's kindergarten class at Washington Irving Elementary School.

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  20. Council holds special meeting -Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | Durant Daily Democrat

    The Durant City Council met Wednesday night for a special meeting. The council agonized over setting a precedent by providing a lift station for Commercial Metals Company.

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