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  1. Elks Hoop Shoot WinnersRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Durant Daily Democrat

    Girls age 8-9: 1st place Adyson Custar, 2nd place Allie Scrivner and 3rd place Megan Arnold. Also pictured is Tom Nuttall, State Hoop Shoot Director.

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  2. Storm softball ranked No. 4 in NFCA PollRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Durant Daily Democrat

    Southeastern softball will open the 2015 season with the same national ranking it finished the 2014 season as the No. 4 team in the nation in the NFCA Preseason Poll released on Wednesday.

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  3. SE thumpers start stretch runRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Durant Daily Democrat

    Southeastern will return to Bloomer Sullivan Arena to play Southern Arkansas at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, February 7, and Henderson State at 1 p.m. Saturday, February 7. COACH MIKE METHENY'S baseballers travel to Laredo, Texas, this weekend for a Saturday-Sunday matchup against Texas A&M University-International. Saturday's noon twinbill will be followed by Saturday's noon single game.

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  4. Free income-tax filing availableRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Durant Daily Democrat

    AARP Tax-Aide is offering free tax preparation and electronic filing in Durant. The help is available from noon until 4 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning Feb. 3 and ending April 14 at the Durant Senior Center, 301 N. 16th Ave. Bring last year's tax returns, forms related to income from employment, pensions, annuities, Social Security, dividends or other sources and amounts of any payments of state or federal taxes.

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  5. Public invited to VA Choice Program meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Durant Daily Democrat

    Congressman Markwayne Mullin announced an informational meeting open to district veterans regarding the new Veteran's Choice Program administered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs . The meeting will be held from 10-10:30 a.m. on Thursday at the public libraries in Durant, Muskogee, Okmulgee, Westville, Sallisaw, Eufaula and Atoka.

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  6. Woman charged in scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Durant Daily Democrat

    A Caddo woman is facing felony charges dealing with defrauding a veteran and using a computer to obtain money from an organization for veterans. Sixty-two-year-old Deborah Sue Lemmones was charged Friday with exploitation of an elderly person or disabled adult and computer fraud.

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  7. Firefighters gather in Durant for trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Durant Daily Democrat

    Firefighters from across the state learn to turn off inflamed gas lines at a regional fire school in Durant Saturday night. Firefighters from across the state learn to turn off inflamed gas lines at a regional fire school in Durant Saturday night.

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  8. Homes damaged in firesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Durant Daily Democrat

    Firefighters were dispatched at 5:21 a.m. to 1705 W. Beech St., and while en route, they were told by a dispatcher that both occupants were outside of the home, according to a DFD report. When firefighters arrived, the southeast corner of the house was engulfed in flames that were coming from a back bedroom.

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  9. U.K. resident seeks info on vetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Durant Daily Democrat

    This dollar bill was signed Jan. 13, 1944, in the United Kingdom by a soldier believed to be Grady O. Parker of Calera. This dollar bill was signed Jan. 13, 1944, in the United Kingdom by a soldier believed to be Grady O. Parker of Calera.

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  10. Durant wins nail-biter against BuffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Durant Daily Democrat

    Durant held off a fourth quarter surge by Hugo to secured a 46-40 victory for their second win of the season. The Lady Lions had a four-point halftime lead, but they couldn't hold on as the Lady Buffs escaped the Lions' Den with a 47-46 win.

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  11. The three stages of parturition for the beef cowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Durant Daily Democrat

    As the spring calving season approaches, an increased understanding of the parturition process is helpful. The more we understand about the physiology of the process, the more likely we are to make sound decisions about providing assistance.

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  12. Southeastern's Gold and Blue event setRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Durant Daily Democrat

    The event is sponsored by the Southeastern Alumni Association and will be held in the Visual and Performing Arts Center. Start time is 6:30 p.m. and all auction proceeds will benefit student scholarships.

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  13. Caddo, Tushka move to girls finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | 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 post Dessiree Haugen helped keep the game close until the final few minutes.

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  14. VFW continues to assist vetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | 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.

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  15. SE Live/Native American Visitation Day setRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Durant Daily Democrat

    Southeastern Oklahoma State University has scheduled the SE Live Open House and Native American Visitation Day for Wednesday, Feb. 4, on the Durant campus. High school seniors and juniors, along with their parents and families, are invited to experience life as a student at Southeastern during SE Live Open House.

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  16. Police investigate spray painting rampageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Durant Daily Democrat

    Vandals went on a spray painting spree Sunday or early Monday morning, spraying paint on cars, houses, buildings and mailboxes, according to the Durant Police Department. "There were approximately 8-10 different places that were vandalized but a lot of the spray paint was easily removed," said Detective Buddy Faulkner, public information officer for DPD.

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  17. Man set for murder trial enters pleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Durant Daily Democrat

    Raymond J. Stewart is led back into a Bryan County Sheriff's vehicle to be taken back to the Atoka County Jail where he is presently housed. Raymond J. Stewart is led back into a Bryan County Sheriff's vehicle to be taken back to the Atoka County Jail where he is presently housed.

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  18. Durant wrestlers medal at MWM Wrestling TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Durant Daily Democrat

    The Durant Lions had two wrestlers medal and placed 12th as a team in the power-packed 23-team 50th Annual Malcolm Wade Memorial Wrestling Tournament at Carl Albert High School over the weekend. Coweta, Lawton Mac and Altus grabbed the top three spots.

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  19. Durant loses heartbreaker to AdaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Durant Daily Democrat

    The Durant Lions returned to their home court Tuesday night to face their rival the Ada Cougars. The Durant boys fell 53-43 in the final minutes and the Lady Lions struggled in a 59-35 loss to the Lady Cougars.

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  20. Police: Man in fatal wreck driving wrong wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Durant Daily Democrat

    A man killed Friday when he crashed his pickup into a highway construction vehicle was driving the wrong direction, according to a Durant Police Department report released Tuesday. Twenty-three-year-old Tanner Dale Jones of Lane, was dead at the scene of the 12:48 a.m. crash on Highway 69/75 near the North First Avenue/Highway 48 exit, according to police.

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