Truck carrying large load strikes overpass

The Durant Police Department would like the public to be aware that as of right now, southbound Highway 69/75 is down to one lane at Redbud Ln. A semi travelling south-bound has struck the …

Window painting at NWH

Michelle Little, Jaryn Little and Katelynn Hicks painted a new mural last week on the front window of Northwest Heights Elementary School. The previous mural, part of which is shown in the top photo, …

FFF seeking donations for building

Families Feeding Families is seeking help to build a facility to serve meals every day and their fundraising plans have been disrupted since last spring because of the pandemic. The organization …

Wests to celebrate 70 years of marriage

Jay and Edna West of Durant were high school sweethearts and will be celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary. Jay Phelps married Edna Fay McCullough in Clio, Michigan, on August 19, 1950. Jay …

DIA expanding focus to business retention

The Durant Industrial Authority is broadening its focus by lending support to local businesses in addition to recruiting new industry. “We’re trying to rebrand the DIA,” said …
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