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Posted on: October 3, 2022

City Projects Update - October 3, 2022

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Current happenings with City projects.

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Posted on: September 26, 2022

Speed Limit to be Lowered on Sections of West Main Street

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Beginning Friday, October 14, posted maximum speeds on West
Main Street will decrease by 10 miles per hour in three specific areas.

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Posted on: September 26, 2022

Autumn Activities Abound at the Library!

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The Donald W. Reynolds Community Center and Library’s Fall 2022 Activities and Events offer unique ways to stay physically, mentally & financially fit
all season long!

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Posted on: September 26, 2022

City Projects Update - September 26, 2022

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Read about project progress here!

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Posted on: September 19, 2022

Project Status - University Boulevard Street Expansion

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During a Special Meeting, City Council recommended that City Administration work through the Surety (bonding company) to complete the project. City Administration is in agreement and sent notice to the Surety.

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Posted on: September 19, 2022

Durant's Small Businesses Encouraged to Apply for $5K Grants!

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The Durant Small Business Grant Program is designed to assist with the growth and retention of small businesses.

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

City Projects Update - September 16, 2022

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Take a look and see what we've been up to! Project updates for key areas of the City!

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Posted on: September 15, 2022

Durant Parks & Rec Launches New Online Reservation System

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Reserve a field at the Durant Multi-Sport Complex, secure an RV pad at Lake Durant,
book a summer party at the City Pool and much more!

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

City Project Updates - September 9, 2022

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Updates on projects happening in the City.

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Posted on: September 7, 2022

Public Hearing to Discuss Park Improvements

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The City of Durant will conduct an informational public hearing to provide the
opportunity for public input on Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at 6:00 PM
during the regularly scheduled City Council Meeting.

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Posted on: June 10, 2022

City Project Update - June 10, 2022

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Update on multiple City Projects

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Posted on: June 3, 2022

City Projects Update - June 3, 2022

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Details updated on City of Durant projects.

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Save the Date - Ron Cross Senior Activity Center's Grand Opening!

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The highly anticipated Grand Opening of Durant’s new Ron Cross Senior
Activity Center is set for Monday, June 13 from 2-4pm!!
The public is invited to celebrate the Center’s move into its stunning new location!

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Posted on: May 27, 2022

City Projects Update - May 27, 2022

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Project details updated as of May 27, 2022.

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

City Projects Update - May 20, 2022

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Updated information on more than a dozen projects as of May 20, 2022.

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

DWR Library Hosts Trivia Night 2022 Benefitting Raise A Reader Program

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Do you remember little known facts easily? Have instant recall of
some very random, obscure knowledge? You may even feel that in another life, you
were a high-winning Jeopardy Champion. Here’s your chance to shine…on a local level!!

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

City Projects Update

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Read about current happenings on more than a dozen City Projects in this update.

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Durant PD Plans Memorial Service as Part of National Police Week 2022

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DPD is hosting the 10th Annual Memorial Service to honor Bryan County law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty. The service is Thursday, May 19 at 5:45pm in Durant’s Market Square and is in conjunction with National Police Week.

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

Economic Development Week 2022

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“Every year, Economic Development Week serves to recognize, honor and support existing community businesses and industries by providing economic data and advocating for business-friendly policies,” says Economic Development Director Lisa Taylor.

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

University Blvd Project Update

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Anticipated Completion Date – September 5, 2022 - Awaiting the Contractor to complete a Revised Traffic Plan - Click the image to read the full update.

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Summer Reading Program Registration Now Open!

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Registration opens today for the Donald W. Reynolds Library’s 2022 Summer Reading Program. School-age readers will explore conservation, ocean ecosystems and learn about the creatures who call them home as Library staff present “Oceans of Possibilities.”

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

Tip a Cop Event to Raise Money for Special Olympics

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Both Durant PD & FD will serve as hosts and waiters at local restaurants during this year's Tip a Cop event. All tip monies they receive will be donated to the Special Olympics. Dine at Rib Crib (DPD) or Main Street BBQ (DFD) between 5-8pm on 4/21/22.

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

Programs and Events April 21 thru 26

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Take a look at upcoming event details for Tip A Cop, Earth Day Durant & Beyond!, DPD's New Officer Swearing-In Ceremony and more! Plus, find out if OG&E's Scheduled Power Outage for Durant on 5/03/22 (revised date) will affect you.

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Posted on: April 5, 2022

2nd Annual Durant Dog Day & Easter B'Egg Hunt

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Love dogs? So do we! Join us Saturday, 4/9 from 10a-2p at Carl Albert Park! Dog-friendly egg hunt begins and vendor booths open at 10a, followed by costume contest at 11a, best trick contest at noon, and the social media contest winner announced at 1p.

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

Library Receives Grant to Help Patrons Work Remotely and Learn Outdoors

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To assist with online meetings, trainings and classes...study rooms and the computer lab have recently been soundproofed.

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Posted on: March 14, 2022

Durant Emergency Management Offers Free Severe Weather Awareness Classes

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Attendees will learn the signs and characteristics of severe weather, plus safety measures that can be taken ahead of, during and after a severe weather event.

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Posted on: February 9, 2022

Donald W. Reynolds Library is Newest FamilySearch Affiliate

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Patrons can now access FamilySearch using computers inside DWR Library. The popular web service has billions of searchable names and images of historical genealogical records from more than 130 countries to help you discover and make family connections.

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Posted on: February 9, 2022

Highland Cemetery Records Now Preserved Electronically

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How big is your family tree? Ever wanted to know more about your great-grandparents or ancestors? With Highland Cemetery records now electronically preserved, getting started is that much easier for those with deep roots in Durant!

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Posted on: February 4, 2022

What is Your Vision for Durant's Regional Airport - Eaker Field?

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The public is invited to hear an Airport Layout Plan (ALP) update, ask questions and provide feedback regarding the potential for growth and expansion.

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Posted on: January 24, 2022

Plans in the Works for New Library Park!

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The space will be located in the field adjacent to DWR Library's parking lot and will enable library staff to extend learning space to the outdoors!

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

Lake Durant Fishing Report

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January’s colder temperatures almost always mean an increased chance for anglers to
score a bigger catch.

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Posted on: December 29, 2021

Library News - Keep Your Healthy New Year's Resolution With Us!

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These free programs begin next week and offer a kick-start into your 2022 fitness goals!

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Posted on: December 21, 2021

Thinking Money for Kids Coming to Donald W. Reynolds Library

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Durant's Donald W. Reynolds Library will host a traveling exhibition designed to teach kids and their families about money this Fall.

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Posted on: December 10, 2021

WaterSmart Now Available For Utility Customers

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The City of Durant is excited to introduce our water utility customers to WaterSmart, a free online portal where customers can see their water use data, get leak alerts and more!

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Posted on: December 9, 2021

2021 Holiday Craft Show Quilt Given to Ticketholder

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Congratulations Melva Dill! She was this year's lucky ticketholder who got to take home the quilt displayed at the 2021 Holiday Craft Show.

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Posted on: December 2, 2021

Washington Avenue To Close During ODOT's Emergency Bridge Repair

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Washington Avenue will be closed for approximately ten days beginning as soon as Saturday, December 4.

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Posted on: December 1, 2021

Durant's Holiday Calendar of Events

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Click the link below for more details on this year's holiday festivities.

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Posted on: November 23, 2021

City of Durant's New Website Goes Live!

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The City of Durant is pleased to announce that it’s revamped website has gone live!
The redesigned website is cleaner and easier to navigate, allowing for greater user interaction with many new features.

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Posted on: November 18, 2021

Durant's Shop With A Cop 2021

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It's that time again! The Durant Shop With A Cop program was created 15 years ago to help families in need with kids provide Christmas gifts for their little ones.

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Posted on: November 4, 2021

University Blvd Signage & Activity Begins Monday, November 8

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Beginning Monday, November 8, crews will be onsite to set construction signage and traffic control devices for Phase I of the University Boulevard Street Expansion Project.

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Posted on: October 29, 2021

Durant Chosen as 2022 Mayor's Council of Oklahoma

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“Words can’t express how excited I am to have Durant chosen to host the Mayor’s conference in June of 2022. This is a great honor for our City,” says Mayor Oden Grube.

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Posted on: October 29, 2021

Programs and Events October 29 through November 4

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10/29 Magnolia Cinema Presents: Hocus Pocus at the Durant Multi-Sports Complex at 7p. Weather permitting.

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