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Home court to royal court

Friday will be the night when the home court becomes a royal court at Wayne High School. The Bulldogs will take on the Konawa Tigers in a homecoming game following the 6 p.m. coronation of a queen …
News

School board votes to sell bonds

Purcell’s Board of Education, in a special meeting last Thursday, voted to sell the final amount of the series bonds for construction of the junior high school and rennovation of Conger …

An Interesting Neighbor

Some 15 months ago, Clayton Lee sat down with The Purcell Register and talked about his service in Vietnam and lingering health problems linked to his exposure to Agent Orange. He explained how, …

5 questions with teacher Jon Corea

Editor’s note: Answering  The Purcell Register’s five questions this week is Jon Corea, art teacher at Purcell High School. Q: What is your favorite media? A: My favorite media …

Burn ban issued for Cleveland County

The Cleveland County Board of County Commissioners has issued a 14-day burn ban for Cleveland County in response to high fire danger as verified by Cleveland County fire chiefs. This ban is …

News from the City of Purcell

Maintaining alleys From: Code Enforcement We will now be enforcing the City of Purcell Ordinances in regards to maintaining the alleys. It is the responsibility of the homeowner and or …

Courthouse News

The following persons have been charged by the State of Oklahoma with traffic or other violations or have filed other court actions in McClain County District Court between January 13-19, …
Sports
Dragons third in Heart
Purcell’s boys sandwiched victories over Elgin and Blanchard around a 44-38 semifinal loss to Douglass to finish third in the 2022 …
Warrior wrap tournaments
Washington’s boys and girls basketball teams traveled to separate tournaments last week. The girls played in the Bobby Hicks …
Lexington hosts Washington Friday night
Coach Derek Clark’s Bulldogs built a 10 point lead over Alex in the Grady County Tournament only to give up 21 points in the final …
Consolation champs
Despite dropping their first game of the Stephens County tournament to Marlow, the Wayne Lady Bulldogs got wins over Comanche JV and …
Heart turns 50!
One of Oklahoma’s oldest basketball tournaments, Purcell’s Heart of Oklahoma turns 50 years old this year and brings yet another …
Calendar of events
Obituaries
Paul Bogner, 80, of Purcell, Oklahoma, and formerly of Crofton, Nebraska, died on Monday, January 17, 2022 at Norman Regional Hospital in Norman, Oklahoma. His sons Geoffrey (Geoff) and Tedsen (Ted) …
Funeral services for Mack Allen Buchanan, 55, of Wanette will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, January 27, 2022 in the Wilson-Little Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be in the Lexington Cemetery under …
Funeral services for Tommy Dwayne “Fred” Herell, 64, of Wayne will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, January 28, 2022 in the Wilson-Little Funeral Home Chapel. Services will be under the …
Jodie Denise Potter of Lexington, Okla., went to be with the Lord on Friday, January 14, 2022. She passed due to COVID complications. Jodie was born October 15, 1971 in Oklahoma City to Valton …
Mary Ann Qualls died January 22, 2022, in Norman, Oklahoma, at the age of 67 years 1 month 26 days. A private service is scheduled for a later date, entrusted to the care of Wadley’s Funeral …
Purcell Police Department
Editorial
The American Red Cross is facing a national blood crisis – its worst blood shortage in more than a decade, according to their recent press release. “Dangerously low blood supply levels …
Happy birthday to The Register’s own Vickie Foraker. Vickie celebrates her birthday Friday, January 28. *** Happy birthday to Jesse Bain, Jon Harrel, Mike Eubank, Karson Jennings, Alex …
I didn’t know Betty White or Bob Saget but I’ve learned enough about them in recent weeks to feel like we are old buddies. “Full House” fellow actor Candace Cameron Bure …
Doesn’t seem possible but we will celebrate our 32nd anniversary here in Purcell January 20! We still can’t believe we have the incredible opportunity to call Purcell our home all …
Oklahoma’s COVID rates are now the worst the state has seen since the pandemic sunk its dirty fangs into us. Officials report 33 percent of adolescents age 12-17 are fully vaccinated and …
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