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Special meeting about new PMH

The Purcell City Council and Public Works Authority will hold a special joint meeting today (Thursday) at 5:30 p.m. in the city hall community room. On the agenda are several change orders for the …
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2022-23 City of Purcell Budget Summary

For more information, contact the City of Purcell at 405-527-6561

Accidents snarl I-35 traffic

A series of traffic accidents including a five vehicle pile up at Johnson Road snarled northbound I-35 traffic for hours Monday. At least one child was transported to an area hospital. In the …

Holiday closings

The annual Purcell Memorial Day service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Hillside Cemetery. Army Col. John Mantooth will be the featured speaker, according to organizer Jay Tate. Flags on …

Congressional blessing

CongressmanTomCole, fourth from the left, was in Goldsby to see how the Economic Development Administration grant will be spent. The grant will be matched with $2.2 million in local funds and will …

3.3” and counting

As of press time Wednesday, rain continued to fall in Central Oklahoma. As of 8 a.m. Wednesday the Purcell area had recorded 3.3” since the monsoon began Monday. That hefty amount of rain …

News from the City of Purcell

Regulations for Garage Sales 1. A resident may have one garage sale per calendar quarter. A permit must be obtained from City Hall or each sale. A sale may be held for up to three consecutive …
Sports
Warrior baseball awards
Washington juniors Kane Springer and Cam Bates have been selected to play in the 7th Annual Oklahoma State Games in Enid June …
Bringing home gold
The Washington Warriors saved their best baseball of the season for the right time. They defeated Victory Christian 15-5, Salina …
All-Staters
Three senior Washington Warriors made the 2022 Middle West All-State team. Mattie Richardson was selected as an outfielder, Mikinzy …
Softball sweep
The Washington Warriors won the Class 4A slow-pitch softball State championship when they defeated Dale 17-7 Monday. With the win, …
Track champs
Ronan Little and Janelle Winterton were crowned State Champions at the meet held at Western Heights last weekend. Little won the …
Warrior baseball to State
The Washington Warriors punched their ticket to the State baseball tournament after Regional wins against Jones, Chisholm and …
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Obituaries
Michael Eugene Henderson died on May 18, 2022 in Lexington, Oklahoma, at the age of 49 years 4 months 2 days. Funeral services were held Monday, May 23, 2022 at the Wadley’s Funeral …
Brittany Lechelle Martin passed from this life on May 21, 2022, in Oklahoma City, at the age of 36 years 1 month, surrounded by her loving family. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 Saturday, May …
Dorothy Mae Martin died May 15, 2022 in Purcell, Oklahoma, at the age of 81 years 4 months 22 days. Graveside services were held Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at the Hillside Cemetery, in Purcell, Oklahoma, …
Marvin Dwight “Marty” Ross, 88, of Marietta, Okla., passed away on May 18, 2022 at Lake Country Nursing Center in Marietta. Marty was born June 4, 1933 in Garrard County, Ky., to Matilda …
Colby Dean Smith died unexpectedly on May 13, 2022, at the age of 37 years 3 months 5 days. A memorial service will be scheduled for a later date, entrusted to the care of Wadley’s Funeral …
Purcell Police Department
Editorial
I know I don’t say it enough. Please know that we appreciate our service men and women and the sacrifices they endure daily. From the separation from their families to giving the ultimate …
Happy anniversary to my sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Missy and Mike Clark of Midwest City. They celebrate their 43rd anniversary today, Thursday, May 26. *** Happy birthday to my …
There’s an obvious reason why Vladimir Putin got so bent this past week when Finland announced it was going to seek membership in NATO. Because he thinks others think like he …
Happy birthday to Valerye Haley, Landon Wells, Ruthie Lee, Cody Barton, Lee Reimer, Ryan Beller, Kyle Enox, Mark Galvin, Austin Mathews, Ava Midkiff, Victoria Rolin, Ron Page, Juana Espinoza, Joe …
While watching Channel 9’s coverage of the Seminole tornado I was very curious about the tornado that had formed down near Lindsay. I kept watching thinking they would switch back to the …
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