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60 attend ODOT hearing

Relief for backed up traffic at the Interstate 35/State Highway 9 West interchange, better overall traffic flow and safety in the area are being prioritized by the Oklahoma Department of …
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How to prepare the turkey

Kindergartner Beau Cunnius Mrs. Uhlenhake’s Class Favorite thing about Thanksgiving is the turkey. You cook it by, “Putting it on a tray and set it in the oven. Turn it on for 10 or …

5 questions with Rocky Clarke

Editor’s note: Answering  The Purcell Register’s five questions this week is Rocky Clarke, Washington Elementary School principal. Q: As principal over pre-K through 5th grade, …

1 arrested in trafficking case

Just after 8 a.m. last Thursday agents with the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics (OBN) swooped in to make an arrest at the former Perfection Hy-Test facility on South Green Ave. and Juneau St. The …

Chamber hears Osborn

Heart of Oklahoma Chamber of Commerce members know a little more about the office of Oklahoma Labor Commissioner after last Friday’s luncheon at Mid-America Technology Center. Leslie Osborn …

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 11-17, …

News from the City of Purcell

Working together we can beautify our community! The City of Purcell may issue a citation in the amount of $249 if you are in violation of any of the following: 1. Trash and or debris on your …
Sports
Warriors rout Jones
No. 1 Washington attacked a very talented Jones Longhorn team on both sides of the ball and neatly tucked away a 52-21 victory at Reed …
Lex shoots lights out in win
Lexington had more points in the first half than Holdenville ended up with after four complete quarters in a lopsided 72-47 season …
Purcell opens with victories
Both Purcell’s boys and girls put their best foot forward to kick off the 2021-22 basketball season last Friday night posting …
New coach, new culture
A new coach with a new game plan is taking over boys basketball. A 2017 Wayne graduate, Jackson Embry, will make his head coaching …
Adapt and adopt
Bill Burnett, a familiar face from Wayne’s past, is back at the helm of Lady Bulldogs basketball. He previously spent seven years …
Warriors roll
Rolling to a 42-zip lead at halftime, Washington rolled to a 55-20 playoff victory over Comanche at Reed Field last Friday …
Obituaries
Funeral services for Clara J. “Jeanie” Hall, 76, of Oklahoma City will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, November 27, 2021 at the Wilson-Little Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be at …
Memorial services for Kay L. LaFond, 80, of Wayne, formerly of Clark County, Wash., will be held in Washington State this spring. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wilson-Little Funeral …
A Celebration of Life for Mark Dillon Pearson, 71, of Lexixngton will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, December 13, 2021 at the Courtyard Hotel, 770 Copperfield Dr., in Norman. Services will be under the …
Following a God-given vibrant red Oklahoma sunset, on Friday evening, Nov. 19, 2021, the community of Lexington, Okla., lost a much loved and proud character at the age of 74. Staff Sergeant (SSG) …
Our loving mother, Fiquanda Jo “Sue” Abshire, 93, affectionately known as Granny Sue to her grandchildren, went home to be with our Lord and Savior on November 11, 2021, after a long …
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Editorial
Last Tuesday was not only Statehood Day in Oklahoma but it was also the 8th birthday of our granddaughter, Lane. To celebrate the occasion we went out to dinner. At a table next to us was a …
Happy Thanksgiving! Hope you are able to enjoy some time with family and friends this holiday. The Register offices will be closed both Thursday and Friday, November 25 and 26, for the …
It almost sounds like a cliché but we do appreciate our Veterans and the service they have provided over the generations for our country. From their personal sacrifice from time away from …
Happy birthday to Clare Wyndham, Sherry Clouse, Michelle Farley, Philip Pedlow, Eddie Harrison, Savannah J. Ibarra, Sandra Cervantes, Jose Espinoza, Kent Peck, Christopher Wade-Beaudion, Lendall …
If you are the prosecutor, the judge and the jury you’ve got a lot of power. That’s exactly what the NCAA is and they’ve done it again. This time they poked Oklahoma State and …
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