Bryan County Newswire (Page 6)

Bryan County Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Bryan County, OK. (Page 6)

Results 101 - 120 of 293 in Bryan County, OK

  1. A brief History of Bryan County farmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2017 | Durant Daily Democrat

    This photo of John Springer, selling potatoes to Cowboy Pink Williams was taken in Atoka County, but they had a Caddo address In 1896 on 1,981,000 acres, Oklahoma raised 900,000 bales which was the largest yield per acre produced of any state in the union Every crop grown in Bryan County had its pros and cons, but perhaps the riskiest was cotton, thanks to its dual adversaries - weather and the boll weevil. It would take three newspaper articles to begin to explain all of the problems caused by "America's most destructive agricultural pest", but it bears mentioning here that by 1922 the little beetle had infested the entire Southern cotton belt.

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  2. Sheriff has new Chaplain -Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | Durant Daily Democrat

    ... spreading the Word. He said about Christian, "I think he's as professional. Today, as far as being there for Bryan County, he's doing everything right. The deputies are going on patrol. They are going there in person, instead of doing it over the ...

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  3. Lady Rebels smash past Colbert, 11-1Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | Durant Daily Democrat

    ... within one win of a return to the state tournament. The Lady Rebels blanked Healdton, 7-0, before turning back Bryan County rival Colbert, 11-1. The Lady Leopards surprised Apache, 7-5, in the tournament's other first round game. "We had good at ...

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  4. Durant Ducks Unlimited chapter preps for 2017 dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | Durant Daily Democrat

    ... will be served at 7 p.m., and the live auction will begin at 8 p.m. "Long before I was ever around, Durant and Bryan County had a large DU chapter," said Dorman. "For a variety of reasons, it dwindled away and went by the wayside however." "Back in ...

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  5. Durant finishes strong in home cross country meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | Durant Daily Democrat

    ... (22:50); Nick Orozco, 25th (23:21), Jose Hernandez, 28th (24:01); and Timothy Aliazas, 30th (24:35). Several Bryan County schools were well represented, including Caddo which had Royce McClure in 10th (21:20) and Tre Frederick placing 15th (22:23). ...

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  6. Great American Giveaway lends a hand to Bryan County residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2017 | KTEN-TV Denison

    The Great American Giveaway looks like your standard yard sale, but there's an important twist: Nothing is sold; everything is free. "Whenever I can find out there's something free in this community, I grab it and I give it back to our citizens," said United Way director Pamela Robinson.

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  7. RWD#2 customers have new water tower -Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | Durant Daily Democrat

    Bryan County Rural Water District #2 has a new water tower located on Sandstone Road in Durant. The half million gallon tower should provide ample water for customer of the district when drought sometimes occurs.

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  8. Song of the South -Read the original story

    Sep 20, 2017 | Durant Daily Democrat

    ... that the issues involved were far more complex. Before, during, and after the Civil War, the land that is now Bryan County was part of the Choctaw Nation. The Choctaws, unhappy with their treatment by the federal government, and believing that the ...

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  9. David Bullard to run for Senate -Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | Durant Daily Democrat

    ... Brecheen has earned as Senator, a size-able donation was made from him directly to the Crisis Control Center of Bryan County. Ledbetter said, "David is a fine young man. He's a Constitutional expert. He cares about the people, and he loves ...

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  10. New fire truck -Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | Durant Daily Democrat

    The Durant Fire Department this new Sutphen pumper truck that will replace a 1998-model truck that will be kept for backup. Funding for the new truck was from the county's fire sales tax that benefits all fire departments in Bryan County.

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  11. Durant Council hears water audit results -Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | Durant Daily Democrat

    ... pplication to Ok Dept of Commerce for infrastructure improvements at SteelFab Inc. Durant Fire Chief Joines and Bryan County/Durant Emergency Management Director James Dalton presented information about Durant and Bryan County

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  12. Bryan County Fair 2018 -Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | Durant Daily Democrat

    Durant City employee Zefe Labrico, and his grandchildren Gabbi, Gunner, and Izzy of Durant enjoy the fishing game at the fair. Durant City employee Zefe Labrico, and his grandchildren Gabbi, Gunner, and Izzy of Durant enjoy the fishing game at the fair.

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  13. Texoma rancher gathers hay for hungry cattle in Harvey zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | KTEN-TV Denison

    ... to accomplish their mission of mercy by the end of September. "You've got a resource, but you're miles apart," Bryan County rancher Will Grote said. "You have to bridge that gap and get those resources to the people in need." "You've got a resource, ...

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  14. Fall enrollment at Southeastern increases -Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | Durant Daily Democrat

    ... of 62% over last fall (MBA - 132% increase). "As the numbers indicate, we have enrolled more students from Bryan County and north Texas this fall,'' Burrage said of the freshman class. "We believe this is the beginning of a positive trend as we ...

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  15. Calera takes two games in tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | Durant Daily Democrat

    Bryan County foes Calera and Bennington took care of business Thursday in the opening rounds of the Calera Invitational to set up a much anticipated semifinal showdown. The host Bulldogs blasted Turner, 13-3, in the opener and then run ruled Boswell, 9-1, in the nightcap.

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  16. Bruins must avoid turnover bug against powerful WetumkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | Durant Daily Democrat

    ... rolled up nearly 600 yards in total offense while outscoring the Bruins, 58-44, in last year's game in Bryan County. This year's Wetumka squad opened the season with an impressive 34-6 of thumping of Allen. The schools are quite familiar with each ...

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  17. Silo Schools holding bond election -Read the original story

    Sep 7, 2017 | Durant Daily Democrat

    Voters will go to the polls Tuesday for the Sept. 12 Silo I-1 Special Proposition Election, Bryan County Election Board Secretary Linda Fahrendorf said.

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  18. Durant firefighters help with rescue efforts -Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | Durant Daily Democrat

    These photos were taken Friday evening in Houston of Durant firefighters emerging from a flooded street. DFD as well as Calera Fire-Rescue and Bryan County EMS, went to Houston to rescue people in flooded areas after Hurricane Harvey.

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  19. The Heart and Medical Center welcomes new physician -Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2017 | Durant Daily Democrat

    ... Durant. "Patient satisfaction is my top priority and I look forward to working with the residents of Bryan County," said Sadaf Chaudhry M.D. "I hope to help the community make the right choices when it comes to staying well and living a health ...

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  20. Ita s time for the county fair -Read the original story

    Sep 2, 2017 | Durant Daily Democrat

    It's time for the Bryan County Free Fair. The fair will be held at the Clay Jones Community Center and Fairgrounds, 1901 S. 9th Avenue, Durant, September 6-9.

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