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Dragons notch win No. 700

Purcell joined an elite group of Oklahoma high schools this past Thursday with their 56-7 victory over the Crooked Oak Ruf-Nex.The Thursday night game, due to Fall Break, put the clincher on school …
News

Helping students succeed

Of 33 Purcell High School graduates who enrolled in college in Oklahoma in the fall of 2020, six had to take remediation courses in English and math. Principal Jason Sanders shared the statistic …

Bosse denied

In a ruling October 7, the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals struck down Shaun Bosse’s latest attempt for post- conviction relief for first degree murder and death sentence. It is the third …
Education

Bond passes

Voters in the Washington School District passed a massive $24.5 million school bond to meet the growth needs of the district in the future. The measure passed, 493-213 or 69.8 percent. It will …

Traffic flow

City and school officials were set to meet Wednesday to address traffic flow concerns on North 9th Avenue around the elementary school. City manager Dale Bunn announced the planned meeting during …

5 questions with Julie Malone

Editor’s note: Answering  The Purcell Register’s five questions this week is Wayne Elementary School principal Julie Malone. Q: What is the best part of being an elementary …

2A State Champions

Purcell’s Dragon Pride Marching Band won the Class 2A State Championship last Saturday at Claremore. They were second overall in all classes.
Sports
Warriors tear through field on way to State crown
It was about as dominating a performance as can be drawn up. In three games in the State tournament Washington pitcher Maggie Place …
Down right defensive
Over the course of the 2021 football season Washington’s offense has churned out points game after game. But last Friday night it …
‘Dawgs to host Warriors tonight
Lexington’s Bulldogs have a tall order tonight (Thursday) when they play host to powerful Washington. The Warriors come into the …
Dragons cage Wolverines
Creed Smith was the leader on both sides of the ball for Purcell when they turned the Holdenville Wolverines into house cats last …
Lean on me D
With Wayne’s offense not firing on all cylinders Friday night, they turned to their defense as a steady hand to defeat Healdton …
Dragons smother CHA
Purcell found the gas pedal and never let up on it when they smothered CHA, 42-14, here last Friday night in the 2021 homecoming tilt …
Obituaries
R.C. Latimer was born July 11, 1931, to J. Kirk and Edna Pearl Latimer on the family farm south of Foss, Okla. He passed away August 30, 2021, at home in Pharr, Texas, with his wife by his …
A Mass of Christian Burial for Frank Kent Magner, 68, of Lexington was held Oct. 8, 2021 at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in Purcell. Online condolences may be made at …
Leonard Samuel Slate died October 8, 2021 in Noble at the age of 91 years 11 months 13 days. Funeral Services were held Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at the Wadley’s Funeral Chapel. Interment …
A Celebration of Life Memorial for Martha De Zamacona, 70, of Purcell will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021 at the Wilson-Little Funeral Home Chapel. Services will be under the direction of …
A private family memorial service will be held for Lillie Ruthelen Ivester, 80, who died Oct. 1, 2021 in Oklahoma City. Services will be under the direction of the Wilson-Little Funeral Home in …
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Editorial
Like so many people in Oklahoma I’ve been struggling with allergies with the pollen and weed counts off the chart. But the other day I questioned if it was just allergies. I looked up the …
A special happy birthday to Amanda Allen of Austin, Texas. Amanda celebrates her birthday Sunday, October 17. *** A special happy birthday to Kevin Rother of Clinton. Kevin celebrates his …
This year’s Purcell Homecoming Parade was a little bit different. As usual City of Purcell crews roped off Main Street with cones and rope so folks wouldn’t park in the middle of the …
Happy birthday to Jim Blevins, Mike McGregor, Virgil Hope, Kandy Wollenberg, Jackson Ewing, Kevin Jones, Allen Biggs, Phylis Norvell, Brandon Powell, Mike Foshee, Shelly Matthews, Patsy Branam, Jeff …
Congratulations to the newest members of the Purcell Sports Hall of Fame. In that vein, a special event is scheduled for halftime of Friday’s football game between Purcell and CHA. The …
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