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When registered Republican voters in McClain and Cleveland  Counties go to the polls Tuesday, they will find their ballots include two State House of Representative races. Both incumbents are …
News

City’s Independence Day celebration set for July 1

No one loves Independence Day quite like Purcell’s Parks & Recreation Department. So if you are looking for an early start to Independence Day festivities, you need look no further than …

5K Lake Run on Saturday

The 25th annual Purcell 5K Lake Run will be Saturday at the city lake. The run will start at the Rotary pavilion, located west of the old north pavilion. Organizers are anticipating that this …

AG charges Tulsa attorneys

Two Oklahoma attorneys indicted by a multi-county grand jury are each charged in Garvin County District Court with 11 felonies. The charges against Eric B. Brown, 41, and Logan Jones, 56, were …

Brownout here Saturday morning

A brownout Saturday morning caused a blink of electric power in Purcell. Electric Department Superintendent Trey Phillips said birds got into a fuse line on the main power line on Sixth …

News from the City of Purcell

70-73 Fireworks C. It is unlawful to discharge, fire, explode or ignite fireworks at any time in the city. The City of Purcell may issue a citation in the amount of $109 if you are …

News from the City of Purcell

From the Purcell Municipal Court Clerk’s Office The Municipal Court Clerk’s office is located inside the Police Department. After receiving a citation from a Purcell Police Officer, …
Sports
New cage coach Toney Cooper
Purcell’s new girls basketball coach Toney Cooper is settling into his new digs. Cooper, who is active in his church, loves …
Warriors hire girls, boys basketball coaches
Washington schools has hired Kale Simon as their new girls basketball coach. Simon has 14 years of head-coaching experience. He …
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 …
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Obituaries
B. Ray Bratcher, 92, of McPherson, Kan., and formerly of Maysville, Okla., peacefully passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2022, surrounded by family at Brookdale Assisted Living, McPherson. Ray was …
Charles “Chuck” Clark Enloe, Jr. passed away peacefully on June 15, 2022, in Midwest City at the age of 62 years 1 month 29 days. A Celebration of Life will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. …
Barry Andrew Hellams died June 3, 2022, in Norman, Oklahoma at the age of 34 years 2 months 9 days. Memorial Services will be scheduled at a later date, entrusted to the care of Wadley’s …
Memorial services for Jerry Daris Mullins, 88, of Tucson, Ariz., will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 25, 2022 at the Wilson-Little Funeral Home Chapel. Services will be under the direction of the …
Graveside funeral services for Eudene Cheek, 87, of Purcell were held Tuesday, June 15, 2022 at Hillside Cemetery in Purcell. Services were under the direction of the Wilson-Little Funeral Home of …
Purcell Police Department
Editorial
Purcell’s Katelynn Carwile is in the midst of a short break from softball and taking six hours of summer school in Stillwater. The Cowgirls’ right fielder broke into the starting …
Happy birthday to Susan Tarp, Pat Martin, Amber McCoy, Janone McCoy, Tim Banks, Randy Belicek, Shelly McGowen, Alicia Banks, Norma Tompkins, Clinton Barrett, Robin Lanten, Nicolas Banks, Gustavo …
I’m about ready for fall and some cooler temperatures. The only problem is we’re just at mid-June. jdm The Oklahoma Department of Transportation has some work to do right here in …
A special happy birthday to my mother-in-law, Carolyn Montgomery of Norman. Voom celebrates her birthday Wednesday, June 22. *** Happy Father’s Day to all the fathers this Sunday, June …
Harry S. Truman was President of the United States. Buddy Holly, Ray Charles and June Carter Cash were some of the leading singers of the day. The population of Oklahoma was 2,229,000. The …
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