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Memorial Day service will be held May 27 at Hillside

The annual Purcell Memorial Day service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Hillside Cemetery. …
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Beason named National Champion

Dax Beason, along with his Lexington High School teammates, traveled and competed in the high school boys division of the national archery tournament in Louisville, Ky., May 8-10. Dax shot a 297 in …

Road rage leads to charges

An Oklahoma City man was arrested in western McClain County for assault and battery against a family of four. McClain County Sheriff Landy Offolter said a call of road rage came in Friday morning …

Goldsby eyes comprehensive plan

The Town of Goldsby announced the launch of the “Goldsby Legacy, Vision and Purpose” comprehensive plan update. Town officials said the plan will establish a vision and guide for …

Lex man enters plea for sex crimes

A case overseen by the Cleveland County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) Criminal Investigation Division (CID) reached its conclusion when a Lexington man, charged with six felony counts of sex crimes, pled …

Candidate forum at Mid-America Technology Center

Mid-America Technology Center hosted a candidate forum for State Senate candidates for District 43. Incumbent Senator Jessica Garvin and challenger and current McClain County Assessor Kendal …

Brush pickup

The City of Purcell has set free limb/brush collection for curbside pickup for the time frame of May 6 to May 31. Purcell residents living west of Green Ave. between Grant Street and Highway 39 …
Sports
The Washington Warrior baseball team defeated Perry 4-0 Saturday to claim the Class 3A State championship. It was Washington’s third consecutive Class 3A title.
Three-peat!
The Washington Warriors baseball team defeated the Perry Maroons 4-0 Saturday to claim the Class 3A State championship. It was an incredible ending to their third straight Class 3A championship. …
The Washington Warrior baseball team defeated Cascia Hall 11-1 and 11-10 in the Super Reginal (Area) tournament to advance to State. They play Silo today (Thursday) at 4 p.m. at Oklahoma Christian University in Edmond.
Warriors advance to State
The Washington Warriors defeated Cascia Hall 11-1 and 11-10 in the Super Regional (Area) tournament to advance to the State tournament. It’s Washington’s third consecutive trip to …
The Washington slow-pitch softball team defeated Idabel (12-0) and Cache (11-3) in the State tournament April 30. They were defeated by Tecumseh (9-6) in the finals and claimed silver. Pictured, from front left, are Bailey Hyde, Alexis Gay, Emjay Lucas, Halle Andrews. On the second row, from left, Leksi Rector, Breanna Lindert, Shelbie Caveness, Addy Larman, Olivia Palumbo, Taylon Elliot, Mikala West and Ava Grimes. On the third row, from left, are Daphne Palumbo, Dorothy Shepard, Aly Reyes, Bree McHughes, Kelby Beller, Presley Lucas, Emersyn Massey, Reese Schrader, Julie Hoehner and Laney Gay. On the back row, from left, are coach Alicia Blackburn, head coach Tylor Lampkin, Chloe Mallory, Elena Lopez, Ava Salcedo, Raelee Adkins, Kinzlee Pogue, Isabella Castillo, Tatum Hyde, Abigail Austin, coach Jennifer Gay and coach Madison Postier.
Warriors runners-up
Washington finished as State slow-pitch runners-up at USA Hall of Fame Stadium April 30. It was the second year in a row the Warriors have claimed second at State. They lost to Tecumseh, …
The Washington girls golf team finished 10th at the 3A State golf tournament at Lincoln Park GC in Oklahoma City. Pictured are, from left coach Gena Flick, Emma Flick, Taylon Elliott, Addy Larman, Arlie Wilson, Neali Beller, Stevie Haynes and head coach TJ Scholz. 392-386 fo a 778 total. Sequoyah-Tahlequah won the tournament and shot 330-356 for 686.
Warrior golf top 10
The Washington girls golf team took a top ten finish at the Class 3A State golf tournament at Lincoln Park Golf Course in Oklahoma City. The team shot a two-day total of 778. …
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Obituaries
Funeral services for Gerald Jackson Holder, 84, of Newalla will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at the North Side Church of God in Norman. Interment will follow at Washington Cemetery under …
Catharine Louise Loyd Simpson, 88, of Blanchard, died on Friday, May 10, 2024 in Norman, Oklahoma, surrounded by family. The daughter of John Franklin Loyd and Emma Grace (Taylor) Loyd, Catharine was …
Graveside Memorial Services for Tommy “Bud” Hoggard, 84, of Lexington will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at the Hillside Cemetery in Purcell. Services will be under the …
Judy Ann Bryant died peacefully, May 4, 2024, surrounded by her family in Purcell at the age of 65 years 9 months 16 days. Memorial Services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, May 11, 2024, at the …
Janie Starlien Wilkerson died May 5, 2024, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, at the age of 66 years 10 months 1 day. Graveside Memorial services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, May 10, 2024, at Hillside …
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Opinion
The reason I’m not even older and more broken down is thanks to the Korean War. My Mom and Dad tied the knot June 9, 1950 and I might have come along a little sooner than 1954. …
The Purcell Register will be closed on Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day. The office will be open at 8 a.m. Tuesday morning and all deadlines will remain the same. *** …
Words cannot express the feelings fellow Oklahomans are experiencing in the wake of tornadoes in Sulphur, Barnsdall, Holdenville and Marietta. I wish there was more we could do for those …
Happy anniversary to my brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Chris Evans of Venice, Fla. Richard and Chris celebrate their 46th anniversary Friday, May 17. *** Happy birthday to Gale …
When you’re waiting on a high risk severe weather day you have an unsettled feeling in your gut all day long. Any time your attention to your daily details fades, you go right back to …
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