Oklahoma high school playing host to Commander In Chief

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Linda Cavanaugh poses with children waiting for the President to arrive in Durant.

DURANT, Okla. – Hours before President Barack Obama’s scheduled arrival in Durant, security is gearing up.

A barricade of buses parked end-to-end have formed a barrier on the south side of Durant High School – where President Obama is scheduled to speak at 5:45 p.m.

Families who live directly across from the school have spent the day preparing signs to greet the President.

Durant High School is currently on lock down as members of the Secret Service make a final sweep.

Crowd getting seated and waiting for the President to arrive.

Crowd getting seated and waiting for the President to arrive.

He is scheduled to meet with the Choctaw Nation at Durant High School Wednesday evening.

While he is there, he will give a speech that focuses on expanding economic opportunity for communities across the country, including the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma.

Security in Durant for arrival of POTUS. Buses parked end to end to form a barricade on the south side of Durant HS .

Security in Durant for arrival of POTUS.
Buses parked end to end to form a barricade on the south side of Durant HS .

 

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