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Anything Christmas!

The annual holiday parade returns to downtown Purcell on December 8. Theme of this year’s parade is “Anything Christmas!” According to Elisabeth Baker, the keeper of all …
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5 questions with Santa Claus

Editor’s note: Answering  The Purcell Register’s five questions this week is Santa Claus. Q: Are you real? A: Ho! Ho! Ho! Of course I am real. Why would you even ask such a …

1.1” falls Saturday

A steady to sometimes heavy rain all day Saturday dumped 1.1” of rain in central Oklahoma. The much-needed moisture hiked the total in Purcell to 35.25” for the year. The normal …

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 November 17-23, …

Open for business

An official ribbon cutting was held last Wednesday for the opening of the 2022 Lights From the Heart. The impressive display will be open through New Year’s Eve.

Toys & barrels

A benefit open barrel race next month will collect toys for McClain County Operation Christmas and give riders a shot at cash prizes for running a speedy pattern. All contestants will be required …

City election set

Candidates for the City of Purcell primary election will file Declarations of Candidacy beginning 8 a.m. December 5. Karen Haley, secretary of the McClain County Election Board, said Declaration …
Sports
ISUF: It Starts Up Front
Washington Head Coach Brad Beller just thought his offensive line played well in last week’s 18-11 victory over OCS. They came out and topped that performance in last Friday night’s …
Wrestling collaboration
A collaboration between the athletic departments at Lexington and Purcell is giving six Purcell wrestling athletes the ability to participate in their sport. Superintendents at both schools, Chad …
Defensive performance for the ages
Washington coughed up four fumbles and threw an interception last Friday night but thanks to a defensive performance for the ages they eased by the Oklahoma Christian School Saints, 18-11, to advance …
Purcell opens season Tuesday
Purcell opens the 2022-23 basketball season this coming week hosting Washington Tuesday night and hosting Lindsay on Friday. Expectations are high for both the girls and the boys. Coach Roger …
Two new faces at Lex
Lexington’s Lady ‘Dawgs will hit the court on Tuesday, November 29 at Davis for their first game of the season. “The Davis game will be hard. It’s the first game and Davis …
Calendar of events
Obituaries
Funeral services for Jerrald Boydston, 82, of Wayne will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022 at the Wilson-Little Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be at the Hopping Cemetery in Wayne under …
A come and go memorial service and reception for Wesley Maxwell, 90, of Lexington will be held from 12-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022 at the family’s home, 618 E. Almond St. in Lexington. …
Gloria Ann Hill was born on August 29, 1931, near Mt. View, Okla., to Lois G. and Lillie Mae (Witten) Hill.  She passed from this life on November 22, 2022, at the age of 91. Gloria moved …
Funeral services for Sandra Wright, 76, of Purcell were held Nov. 28, 2022 at the Wilson-Little Funeral Home Chapel. Services will be under the direction of the Wilson-Little Funeral Home in …
A Celebration of the Life of Jeanette Carol Anderson, 69, of Sulphur was held Wednesday, November 23, 2022 at the Wilson-Little Funeral Home Chapel. Services were under the direction of the …
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