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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...

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...

When it comes to gift giving, it truly is the the thought that counts. Don't stress too much about finding the most perfect, most expensive gift this season.

Practical gift ideas for college students

Rebecca Carroll, Staff Writer December 9, 2020

College students might seem difficult to shop for. After all, they are adults with their own interests, and they may feel awkward asking for gifts. If you have found yourself in need of ideas for your...

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...

Madelyn Haines, an SE alumna, poses for a photo while enjoying time with family at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden on Sept. 28, 2020.

Fall festivities for you and friends

Ieysha Sanders, Staff Writer October 6, 2020

Temperatures are dropping, leaves are falling and pumpkin spice lattes are back all across the country. This can only mean one thing: fall has arrived. Here are some cool (socially distanced) fall activities...

Make the Magnolia Farmers Market your Saturday tradition

Charity Whitson, Staff Writer September 30, 2020

Saturday mornings can be spent in a variety of ways. A favorite local tradition is taking a trip to the Magnolia Farmers Market in Downtown Durant and then visiting a few small businesses. The market is...

Jenna Zapata stands proudly with the freshly painted mural on the side of Zig Zag Galleries. Visitors are welcome to hop on back to snap photos of their own.

Local Zig Zag Galleries a place for artists and art lovers

Kylie Carrell, Staff Writer September 14, 2020

Zig Zag Galleries in Denison, Texas could be a new hot spot for local students. ZZG is "a contemporary art gallery, vintage shop and workshop space." Above all, it is a place for artists of all types and...

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