New Durant City Manager Officially Starts

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A familiar face in Durant officially stepped into a new position today. Several people turned out at the First Texoma Bank in Durant to welcome new City Manager Jim Dunegan.

Dunegan has worked with the city in the past and says he's excited about his new position.

"I appreciate the people of the community and city council for putting their trust in me, and they've done that for past few years in different positions. This is just one more step. I look forward to being part of the success of Durant, Oklahoma."

Dunegan started as city manager on December 11, but he officially took over on Wednesday.