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Lady Bulldogs knocked out

Wayne hosted Rush Springs and Velma-Alma for District Wednesday and Thursday.
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MATC closed

Due to a water outage, Mid-America Technology Center in Wayne was closed Tuesday. Superintendent Mike Eubank reported to The Purcell Register the school has been without water since last …
Purcell, OK

Bud Hardcastle’s quest

For going on five decades, Bud Hardcastle has chased down a legend. At 82, he admits he’s “getting a little old to be traipsing up and down the side of a mountain.” But …
Wayne High School

A royal event

A royal event will take center field at Friday’s homecoming game for Wayne High School. The Wayne Bulldogs will tangle with the Wynnewood Savages – but not until a queen and king have …
Washington Schools Bond Vote

Out of room

The building boom around Washington hasn’t gone unnoticed. Far from it at Washington Public Schools where enrollment jumped an incredible 13.1  percent between the last day of classes …

Road construction ahead

McClain County District 2 has awarded a $5.1 million dollar project on 180th Street set to begin no later than October 4. That’s the word from county commissioner Wilson Lyles. The …
Purcell, OK

News from the City of Purcell

Grass Clippings From: Code Enforcement We appreciate the hard work you do in keeping your property mowed. This is just a reminder that you are not allowed to deposit the clippings in the street …

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Merl Leon Hays
Merl Leon Hays died September 13, 2021 at the age of 79 years 8 months 29 days. Funeral Services were held Friday, September 17, 2021 …
District Darlings
With District victories over Chandler and Crooked Oak this week, Purcell finished league play at 10-2. The two head-to-head …
Warriors clinch District title
The Washington Warriors sealed their claim as District champions Monday after they beat North Rock Creek 2-0. They will now host a …
Lex shuts out Crooked Oak
Lexington made short work of Crooked Oak last Thursday shutting out the Lady Ruf-Nex 14-0 and 11-0 in a fitting way to celebrate …
Lady Bulldogs to post-season
District play started Wednesday with Wayne facing Rush Springs in game one. The loser of game one played Velma-Alma at noon. Game …
Lex opens league play on road
Lexington begins the second season of high school football when it begins District play on the road Friday at Crooked Oak. Kickoff …
Obituaries
Laura Bennett died August 28, 2021 in Purcell, Oklahoma at the age 66 years 8 months 21 days. Memorial Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, September 25, 2021 at Saint Michael’s Church, …
Funeral services for Wes “Buddy” Cheek, 81, of Altus, formerly of Purcell, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021 at the Wilson-Little Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be at …
A Celebration of the Life of Jordyne Doyal, 35, of Purcell was held Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Life.Church in Norman. Services were under the direction of the Wilson-Little Funeral Home in …
Graveside services for JR Elam, 74, of Purcell were held Sept. 21, 2021 at the Washington Cemetery. Services were under the direction of the Wilson-Little Funeral Home in Purcell. Mr. Elam died …
Gary Linn Forbis died September 12, 2021 in Tyler, Texas, at the age of 81 years 11 months 1 day. Memorial Services were held Saturday, September 18, 2021 at the Grace Community Church in Tyler, …
Purcell Police Department
Editorial
State Senator Jessica Garvin told Purcell Rotarians last week that there are 82,000 residents in her Senate District 43, which includes McClain, Garvin, Grady and Stephens Counties. But come …
Happy fall, y’all! Seems  we went from summer to fall overnight, and then back to summer, but I’m ready for some cooler weather! *** Happy birthday to my great-niece …
Oh what a tangled web we weave when first we start to deceive. Those words seem to resonate more today than ever. The latest is the federal government’s picking and choosing what laws it …
Happy birthday to Kristin Kotecki, Ryan Abney, Hazel Yoakum, Velda Peck, Kathryn  Ratliff, Melena Jones, Sue Mize, Carol Bennett, Duvi Diaz, Jade Chaples, Rocky Bates, Agnes Belfiore, Mary Ille, …
Since we opened gifts on Christmas morning there was a rule when I was growing up you could open one present on Christmas Eve. This particular year the main gift I had asked for was a Robot …
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