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Assault and battery at city hall

A Purcell city employee was treated at Purcell Municipal Hospital for injuries he received in an altercation at city hall just before noon last Thursday, September 29. Police arrested 35-year-old …
News

Clean it up

It’s fall clean-up time for Purcell residents in October.The free limb/brush collection schedule for curbside pick up is as follows:• North of Grant Street, must be at curb on Sunday, …

Queen coronation

There’s a real dog fight shaping up Friday in Wayne as the hometown favorite Bulldogs take on the Stratford Bulldogs for homecoming. To get the Wayne supporters in the mood, there will be a …

Interesting Neighbors

Jeff and JoLynn Pierce know all about taking leaps of faith. After all, it was one such leap that established them as successful home builders in Oklahoma City by the time they were in their …

Movie night at Multi-Purpose Center

Halloween is almost upon us with its goblins, ghosts and assorted spooks. So it is the perfect time to devote an evening to a trio of vengeful witches. Movie night at the Purcell Multi-Purpose …

5 questions with Terry Daniel

Editor’s note: Answering  The Purcell Register’s five questions this week is McClain County District 3 Commissioner Terry Daniel Q: What is the most important trait for a county …

Juvenile struck, killed in Dibble

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported a fatality accident in Dibble just before 9:30 p.m. on SH 76 at 214th Street September 21. The patrol said a 14-year-old juvenile female darted out into …
Sports
Playoff time
Washington is hosting the Regional 3 softball tournament today (Thursday). Purcell, Alva and Kellyville are paying a visit to the Warriors. The tournament actually began yesterday with Washington …
Dragons dominate Ruf-Nex
Outside of their first possession when Crooked Oak sprung its quarterback, Purcell head coach Tracy Scott said his defense played well in a 58-7 blow out at home last Friday night. Scott said his …
Regionals today
The Lady ‘Dawgs will be in Lindsay today (Thursday) for Regionals with the Lady Leopards, Little Axe and Newkirk. Lexington plays Newkirk at 2 p.m. Only the winner of the Regional will …
Dragons in postseason
Washington is hosting a Class 3A Regional that includes Purcell, Alva and Kellyville. The Warriors opened the tournament at noon Wednesday against Kellyville. Purcell was to tangle with Alva at …
Stifling defense
Washington’s defense pitched a shutout last Friday night and scored twice in a 40-7 district victory over the Frederick Bombers. Frederick’s lone score came on a kickoff return. The …
Wayne knocked out
Last Thursday Wayne picked up wins over Velma-Alma, 18-17, and Vanoss, 12-7, to move on to Friday. Host Vanoss had to beat Wayne twice to move on to Regionals. And they did. The Lady Wolves beat …
Obituaries
Brook Marie Carpenter died September 25, 2022, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, at the age of 30 years 5 months 5 days, after a brief battle with Leukemia. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. …
Thomas Edward Heck died September 24, 2022, in Norman, Oklahoma, at the age of 81 years 2 months 1 day.  Jean Priscilla Heck died September 27,2022, in Norman, Oklahoma at the age of 77 years 11 …
Jackie Warren Jones died September 24, 2022, in Noble, Oklahoma, at the age 69 years 4 months 26 days. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, September 29, 2022, at the Wadley’s …
Funeral services for Lynna Sue Stevens Lindsey, 69, were held Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at the Wanette First Baptist Church. Interment followed at the Asher Cemetery under the direction of the …
A Celebration of Life Memorial Service for Janie Price, 73, of Blanchard was held Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at the Washington Cemetery. Services were under the direction of the Wilson-Little …
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Editorial
Instead of the chant “four more years” for Kevin Stitt, it should be “no more years.” We had questions about him from the first time we heard him speak at the Oklahoma …
Happy birthday to Dr. Bryan Dye, Peggy Howard, Taylor Monroe, Riley Wren, Emil Engdahl, Denise Garanzuay, Marcia Haynes, Jeremy Lizana, Humbert Aguinaga, Jesus Espinoza, Cary Glen Warren, Kevin …
A recently released study suggests the number of Christians in the United States is diminishing quickly and being replaced by those who do not identify with any religion. A new report by Pew …
Happy birthday to my great-niece Ellianna Rusler. Ellianna celebrates her 9th birthday Sunday, September 25. *** Happy birthday to Clayton Fisher, Susie Stringer, Kathy Chance, Shallen …
In May of 1980 when the Purcell High School senior class received their diplomas and changed over their tassels, the State of Oklahoma had no idea what was about to happen to it. In that group of …
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