Silver Alert Issued for Durant Woman: CANCELLED

UPDATE (3/8/24):The subject of this Silver Alert has been located and is safe. The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has activated the Silver Alert notification on behalf of the Holmes County Sheriff’s Office. Virgie Saffold of Durant was last seen on Monday, March 4, at about 4:30 p.m.... Read More.


Durant Bank Robber Pleads Guilty

A Durant man has admitted that he robbed a bank in his hometown last year.  Curtis Lee Williams, 21, held up a BankPlus branch on July 7th, 2022, dressed in all black and wearing sunglasses, a wig and no shoes.  What he didn’t know... Read More.

Wounded Soldier from Durant Gets New Truck

As we approach Veteran's Day this weekend, a retired Army sergeant from Durant who was wounded in combat in Afghanistan is now driving a new truck-- a gift from the Wounded Warriors Family Support group and the business services company Assurant.   Kevin Gatson was... Read More.


Town of Durant sets curfew

The town of Durant in Holmes County has set a curfew.The order states that no one is to be outside between the hours of 9:00 pm and 5:00 am. except for emergencies only.All businesses must close by 9:00 pm.