June 26, 2020

Durant Chamber welcomes Pro Image

It has been a while since the Durant Area Chamber of Commerce has had an opportunity to oversee a ribbon cutting to welcome a new business, […]
June 11, 2020

Local family to open brewery in downtown Durant

Release DURANT – The city of Durant welcomes a new addition to its historical downtown as Lost Street Brewing Co., the city’s first brewery of its […]
April 22, 2020

Shannon Walker in as Director at People First Industries

DURANT – It has been an eventful time to have a change in leadership. People First Industries has welcomed in (and from within) a new director […]
April 20, 2020

Durant Area Chamber encourages small businesses to visit site

The Durant Area Chamber of Commerce has been continuing its work throughout the recent national health crisis. Among the ways the Chamber is serving the community […]
April 17, 2020

First United Bank to place $600 million in the hands of small businesses

First United Bank Paige Smith DURANT — At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, First United Bank made the decision to lean on their company’s values […]
March 10, 2020

Opera House celebrates two-year anniversary with $2 specials

DURANT – The Opera House coffee shop is recognizing two years in business on Tuesday. Shawn and Ami Rawlings and their crew are celebrating by passing […]
February 16, 2020

Mike Goodwin elected AFR/OFU Southeast Independent Director

Release NORMAN — American Farmers & Ranchers/Oklahoma Farmers Union (AFR/OFU) held officer and director elections at the 115th Annual AFR/OFU State Convention Feb. 14-16. Mike Goodwin, […]
February 10, 2020

What does “shop local” mean when referring to the funeral business?

By Brent Gordon In the advent of the “shop local” movement here in Durant, we have been made aware of the importance of spending our resources […]
January 21, 2020

Durant’s KFC crosses $1 million mark in one year in 2019

By Joey McWilliams DURANT – The Durant KFC restaurant met a long-standing goal and more in 2019. The store surpassed $1 million in sales in one year […]