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Purcell received .8” of rain Monday while Washington recorded .95”, according to the Oklahoma Mesonet.The mesonet reported Byars received .78”.That raises the amount of rain received in Purcell … more
First of all, Purcell’s Independence Day observance won’t be on July 4.Rather all of the activities to celebrate the holiday will be on Friday, July 2.John Blue, Purcell’s Parks & … more
Seth and Nina Wadley and the Seth Wadley Auto Group have pledged to help build a new housing facility at Rob’s Ranch Treatment Center in Purcell.The couple has generously agreed to contribute … more
It’s been a long time coming - nearly 16 months to be exact.But on July 1, the senior citizens centers in Purcell and Wayne will open for in-person dining at lunchtime.John Webb, site manager for … more
Southbound I-35 was closed for nearly half an hour last Friday afternoon due to a vehicle fire.The interstate was closed at mile marker 94 for 28 minutes beginning at 2:10 p.m. due to the blaze that … more
Timing may be everything.But that doesn’t rule out the possibility of an occasional snafu.Congress this week overwhelmingly passed legislation making June 19 – or Juneteenth – a national … more
Editor’s note: Answering  The Purcell Register’s five questions this week is Trent Mitchell, Realtor-managing broker at Weichert, Realtors - Centennial.Q: You wear many hats. How do you manage … more
The half inch of rain that was recorded here Friday hiked the annual amount so far to 18.30”.This same time last year Purcell had already recorded 26.1”.Oklahoma City has measured 12.92” this … more
It didn’t last for over a few seconds but it was enough to disrupt some telephone and computer service.At 12:06 p.m. Monday a brownout caused problems for some businesses and residents in … more
The board of education for Purcell Public Schools is down one member after Kim Croslin’s letter of resignation was accepted at Monday’s meeting.Croslin was re-elected in 2019 to a 5-year term in … more
“He that tilleth his land shall have plenty of bread: but he that followeth after vain persons shall have poverty enough.”The verse is Proverbs 28:19. Chat with the Rev. Nate McConathy, the new … more
Mel Feroli has been a counselor at Purcell High School for 20 years.And this year is the first in her experience that the high school has offered summer classes.In years gone by, Mid-America … more
A Memorial Car Show and Cruise-In will be held Thursday starting at 6 p.m. at the Purcell City Lake for Jimmy Criswell.Donations will be accepted to help defray costs of bringing Jimmy home from … more
The Oklahoma Press Association presented its Better Newspaper Contest Awards during the OPA Annual Convention June 11-12 at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Oklahoma City.Winner’s of this year’s … more
If all goes as planned at tonight’s Purcell Board of Education meeting at the school administration building the board will be looking for a new member.Longtime board member Kim Croslin has … more
The Heart of Oklahoma Chamber of Commerce is continuing the Adopt-a-Boom campaign to add some oomph to the city’s fireworks display celebrating Independence Day.Elisabeth Baker, executive director … more
An apparent unprovoked knife attack has landed a 31-year-old Lexington man in legal hot water.Kevin L. Moss Jr., was charged June 1 in McClain County District Court with a felony count of assault and … more
It’s become an ongoing problem at the city’s Splash Pad atop Red Hill.John Blue, Parks and Recreation Department director, updated residents on vandalism issues via social media.“We have had so … more
Summer at the library may not look quite the same as past years, but the mission for the Purcell Public Library and its Summer Learning Challenge hasn’t changed. A mission of inspiring innovation, … more
Time was in Oklahoma when the funeral homes ran the ambulance services.And so it was in Purcell until Sparlin and Yoakum Funeral Home wanted out of the ambulance side of the business.It was the … more
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