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#MyDurant is

now #OurDurant

According to Stephanie Gardner, the end of #MyDurant Tuesday night is the beginning of #OurDurant, a campaign in which local small business leaders take control of their futures. “While the … more

Permitless gun carry bill first signed by Oklahoma governor

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma residents will be able to openly carry firearms without a background check or training under a bill given final legislative approval Wednesday that quickly became … more

Annual 5K to benefit United Way

The United Way of Bryan County will host its Sixth Annual “Be A Hero 5K and one-mile Fun Run,” at 9 a.m., this Saturday in downtown Durant. Pam Robinson, executive director of the … more

Community rallies around student

The last post Nita White wrote on Facebook was about her cancer diagnosis. On Jan. 1, 2019, she wrote, “I know God is in control. I have an amazing support system and an amazing son who is … more

Competition to be settled tonight

Hundreds are expected to gather tonight at the Choctaw Event Center to learn if Durant will be featured on season 4 of “Small Business Revolution – Main Street.” Janet Reed, … more

In wake of loss, Durant to have its own show

Hundreds gathered at the Choctaw Event Center let out a collective sigh upon learning that Searcy, Ark., had been chosen to be profiled on season 4 of online small business makeover television … more

Couple
accused of
sexually abusing children

Charges were filed Friday afternoon against a couple accused of sexually abusing children. Thirty-five-year-old Kenneth Lee VanCuren and 39-year-old Sherry Dawn Carroll were each charged with two … more

Task force starts work with tour

The Durant Infrastructure Task Force got a firsthand look at some of the city’s most pressing infrastructure needs during a tour of some city facilities this past Thursday … more

Is current contest just round two?

The campaign to have Durant profiled on season 4 of “Small Business Revolution – Main Street” isn’t the first time Durant has tried to win a competition. In 1921, Durant … more

Free dump program to return to Durant

The City of Durant is resurrecting a plan city leaders hope will keep neighborhoods clean and beautiful. “Our residential customers will now be able to haul one load, less than 1,500 pounds, … more

OSF on lookout for young actors

Staff Report The Oklahoma Shakespearean Festival has put out the call for young actors who want to participate in the OSF Young Actor’s Studio for 2019. This year’s production will … more

Council candidate arrested over family scuffle

Staff Report A Durant city council candidate for the at-large seat has been arrested for suspicion of domestic abuse and child abuse by injury. Thirty-eight-year-old Michael D. Ellis of Durant … more

Time to make long-range plans

If you want to have some input into Durant’s long-range plans you will have an opportunity tonight. Durant’s City Planner will host a public open house on Envision 2040, the City of … more

Bennington ISD reports first semester honor rolls

Staff Report Bennington ISD Honor Rolls for the first semester are Superintendent’s Roll, First Grade, Emery Allen; Second Grade, Joshua Campo, Embery Ensey, Aviana Gibson, Rylee Harrison, … more

Shakespearean
Festival to mark 40th year

The Oklahoma Shakespearean Festival will celebrate its 40th anniversary. Riley Risso Coker, production director for the program said, “That went by really fast.” The Oklahoma … more

Preaching while homeless

“Some people don’t like my way of preaching,” Shannon McCurdy says about his work with “Homeless for Christ Ministries.” McCurdy’s way of preaching is mainly … more

Durant senior cheerleaders recognized

Friday was senior night during the Durant Lions and Lady Lions basketball games and among seniors recognized were DHS cheerleaders Sydney Herndon, Ryleigh Jones, Malorie Stick, Payton Al-Khateib and … more

Durant ranked No. 1

Last night, Durant was at the top of the list of cities vying to be on season 4 of “Small Business Revolution – Main Street.” But campaign organizers say there’s still time to … more

Prescription turn-in event in Bokchito

According to the Oklahoma State Department of Health’s Injury Prevention Service, from 2012-2016, there were 42 unintentional prescription drug overdose deaths in Bryan County. Bryan County had … more

Power
generator
may be
headed
to county

The Durant Industrial Authority voted to hire an Oklahoma City law firm for advice on tax increment financing for a wholesale electric facility and put on hold a request from Durant’s city … more
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