Apartments burn during holiday fire

Apartments burn during holiday fire

An early Thanksgiving morning fire at a Durant apartment complex has left six families homeless, according to the Durant Fire Department.Firefighters ...

November 23rd, 2017 updated: November 24th, 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. |  


Marty Cook named Public Works Director for the City of Durant

Marty Cook named Public Works Director for the City of Durant

The City of Durant has named Marty Cook to the post of Public Works Director. Cook, the former Community Development Manager, has more than 11 years o...

November 15th, 2017 updated: November 15th, 2017. |  


Crew repairs roof on City Hall

Crew repairs roof on City Hall

Durant City Hall is undergoing some much needed repair, according to officials.Monday, a worker with the Iowa contracted by the city, was injured and ...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Veterans honored in parade

Veterans honored in parade

“In memory of many. In honor of all” First Texoma National Bank at Durant Veteran’s Day ParadeRemembering those soldiers still liste...

November 14th, 2017 |  


DIA optimistic about Durant’s future

DIA optimistic about Durant’s future

The DIA, Durant Industrial Authority met Monday afternoon at the Durant Chamber of Commerce.Former City Manager Paul Buntz will head up that board as ...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Man electrocuted, electrically burned Monday

Man electrocuted, electrically burned Monday

Just after noon Monday, an out-of-town worker contracted by the City of Durant to do work on the roof of City Hall was severely electrically burned wh...

November 13th, 2017 updated: November 14th, 2017. |  


Local native suffers loss in Houston hurricane

Local native suffers loss in Houston hurricane

Hurricane Harvey leaves behind millions of victims in its path of destruction.Durant is far removed from this natural disaster, but one victim has a d...

August 30th, 2017 updated: August 30th, 2017. |  


The graves of Bonnie and Clyde

The graves of Bonnie and Clyde

There is so much history in our backyard as I have learned from my travels to nearby places.During a visit to Stringtown in November, I came across a ...

July 26th, 2017 |  


New company to bring ‘new culture’

New company to bring ‘new culture’

A new company for Durant will be changing the work culture of the community, officials say.WebstaurantStore is opening in a building at 2011 W. Arkans...

July 18th, 2017 |