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A group of students celebrating a birthday at U-We gifts by making candles.
(Left to right: Loraine Thompson, Kylee Kuykendall, Emily Dahl and Madison Clark)

Fun things for students to do in Durant

Julianna Blanton, Staff Writer September 13, 2021

Durant has many budget-friendly options for college students to have fun. These activities range from visiting coffee shops, making candles and taking nature walks. Jeremy Spence, an employee at...

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...

The University of Texas at Austin’s clock tower remains an iconic landmark for the college.

Survivor of the Texas Tower Sniper shares his story 54 years later

Addison Martin, Contributor December 4, 2020

The morning of Aug. 1, 1966 was supposed to be a normal morning. David Bayless Jr., an incoming freshman studying dentistry at the University of Texas at Austin at the time, was preparing for freshman...

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...

The newly wedded Ervins walk together to lead a Christ-centered life.

Happiness and success during dark times

Karley Freeman, Staff Writer September 21, 2020

Simply put, 2020 has not been the best year. COVID-19, the passing of celebrity icons, wildfires, shootings, sex trafficking, politics and so many other negative aspects have put a dark cloud over many...

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