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The Magnolia Mile Art Alley, located behind Craft Pies Pizza on West Main Street, offers visitors a world of color and imagination straight from the minds of local artists.

Southeastern students encouraged to participate in local mural competition

Zachary Jones, Staff Writer April 6, 2021

Students of Southeastern Oklahoma State University are taking advantage of The Magnolia Mile Art Alley by showcasing their creative abilities in the heart of Durant. The Magnolia Mile Art Alley Competition...

More information and live updates can be found on Durant Main Street's Facebook page.

Durant Main Street to host Art in April

Kylie Carrell, Staff Writer April 1, 2021

Durant Main Street will be hosting a two-day festival for this month’s First Friday celebration, Art in April. The festivities will begin Friday, April 9 at 5 p.m. and will continue until 8 p.m. Events...

Blue Zones Project encourages healthier lifestyles and community involvement

Zachary Jones, Staff Writer March 9, 2021

The Blue Zones Project has officially made Durant their 51st community within the United States to be a Blue Zones faction. The project is a collaboration of Dan Buettner and National Geographic to find...

Mardi Gras on Main will include a variety of themed activities and live music.

Durant Main Street to host Mardi Gras celebration

Kylie Carrell, Staff Writer February 12, 2021

The Durant Main Street organization will be hosting Mardi Gras on Main on Saturday, Feb. 27 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. This event will include a wide variety of festive activities. A Mardi Gras King...

Durant Mercantile will be open until 8 p.m. on Love Local First Friday and will offer drinks, crafts and fun for all ages.

Love local businesses in Downtown Durant

Kylie Carrell, Staff Writer February 5, 2021

Durant Main Street is a program dedicated to revitalizing historic Downtown Durant by preservation, economic growth and a sense of community. Durant Main Street often organizes special events focused on...

Michaela Ervin learned from the minor setbacks of her first business venture, and has now signed four clients in the first two months of opening her new marketing business.

College entrepreneur turns social media into a thriving business

Rebecca Carroll, Staff Writer December 3, 2020

Michaela Rule Ervin started her first business in high school, but it wasn’t as successful as she had hoped. She learned from her mistakes and recently started her second business, Michaela Ervin Marketing,...

Durant Main Street promoting Small Business Saturday in downtown Durant on Nov. 30, 2019. This year, be sure to shop small as often as you can.

Shop local and make a difference

Ieysha Sanders, Staff Writer December 1, 2020

Christmas is fast approaching and shopping local is more important than ever before. Small business owners have struggled this year with COVID-19 and a country-wide lockdown cutting deep. Luckily, downtown...

Friendsgiving celebration hosted by Durant Main Street

Ieysha Sanders, Staff Writer November 9, 2020

Durant Main Street hosted their November First Friday event, Friendsgiving, on Nov. 6 in Downtown Durant. First Friday is a monthly event organized by Durant Main Street, a non-profit organization that...

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