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Keep up the good work in Durant

Dear Editor:I have had the privilege of visiting Durant about three times a year while visiting our son and daughter-in-law, Travis Rollins and Blythe Duell.They will soon be relocating to Pullman, … more

Roads, when will they become a priority?

Over a year ago I learned the city has not sealed cracks in our roads for over two years. I visited with the city manager and informed him that we were not sealing the cracks.I notified the city … more

Leaving home to find something better

The Durant Democrat recently ran a front-page article with the headline ‘The best country in the world.’If you don’t have a copy of the paper from December 19, 2017, try to get … more

Go along to get along

This appears to be the way of our city council, past and present. No one wants to do the heavy lifting. The city faces many financial challenges. Our infrastructure is in poor shape. Our water … more

Filling the hole

It has been some time since my last correspondence. The reason for my delay in writing is that I simply do not know what to say. To say I am frustrated with our failure to pass a budget would be a … more

Readers say Trump is betraying people who elected him

It’s sad to see the way President Trump is betraying the very people who put him into office. Many of them believed, according to interviews with Trump supporters done by multiple TV reporters, … more

Resident says city makes ‘bad deals’

Why does the City of Durant make bad deals?In 2006, the city of Durant entered into a contract with North Star Development to extend Larkspur Lane to and across Chuckwa Creek and then further north. … more

Many elderly are ashamed to speak of abuse

Abuse is a word that most people do not like to talk about. Abuse happens all over the world, which is scary in itself. It has been reported that thousands of adult Oklahomans suffer Abuse, Neglect, … more
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