Choctaw used toy drive to aid families in need

The season is hardly on the horizon. Still, Christmas joy is growing daily in the thoughts and hearts of many. Choctaw Nation’s Going Green prog...

November 21st, 2017 |  


Hazell featured on billboard

Hazell featured on billboard

Jon Hazell is a hometown boy from Durant with a billboard displayed in his honor.His face is at least ten times bigger than life size on a new billboa...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Woman robbed on east side

Woman robbed on east side

Thursday afternoon around 4 p.m., Kay Allen was unloading her groceries from her car on the east side of Durant.Just a couple of blocks south of forme...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Firefighters put out fires

Durant firefighters have responded to a couple of small fires during the past few days.Friday, they were dispatched to 86 Brittney Drive where a cook ...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Traditional Candlelighting event set at Southeastern

Southeastern Oklahoma State University will host a number of holiday events on Monday, December 4.Santa Claus and entertainment will be featured from ...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Trash pickup days change for holidays

Trash pickup days change for holidays

The City of Durant Solid Waste Department has their hands full with keeping the city clean for citizen customers.The holidays are fast approaching whi...

November 17th, 2017 updated: November 18th, 2017. |  


Water customers have a more convenient way to pay their bill

Water customers have a more convenient way to pay their bill

Durant Water Utility customers now have an updated, extra way to pay their water bill.Many customers walk into City Hall and pay their bill at the Wat...

November 17th, 2017 updated: November 18th, 2017. |  


Oklahoma lawmakers OK budget fix

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma’s Republican-controlled Senate agreed Friday to cobble together a budget through even deeper cuts to state s...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Silo serves 1200 Thanksgiving meals

Silo serves 1200 Thanksgiving meals

Santa arrived in Silo for a special appearance at the Silo Thanksgiving meal for students and parents. He was able to pose for photographs before head...

November 16th, 2017 |  


FOP and City enter new era of cooperation

FOP and City enter new era of cooperation

The Fraternal Order of Police, FOP Lodge #113 and the City of Durant have entered a new era of cooperation, officials say.Tension between the City of ...

November 16th, 2017 |