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Swanner a national champion

Purcell High School freshman Jae Swanner won the Technology Student Association (TSA) national championship in dragsters in Orlando, Fla. June 29. Swanner won the event for middle schoolers and …
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Freedom outside city limits?

Faced with a heartfelt plea, Purcell city council members were already considering once again whether to de-annex land during their regularly scheduled July 1 council meeting, but Kristen Harper, a …

Council delays de-annexing

During the July 1 Purcell City Council meeting, the council voted to postpone any discussion and possible action concerning possible de-annexation of the land annexed back in 2010. The council …

It’s rodeo time in the Heart

From mutton busting to bare back bronc riding and everything in between, this weekend, July 12 and 13, is the annual Indian Territory Roundup Club Rodeo. There will be timed events and bull …

Rain falls over holiday weekend

The old saying about it being hotter than a firecracker on the Fourth of July went straight out the window for the July 4 weekend of 2024. Instead of hot and dry, over two inches of rain was …

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 June 27-July 2, 2024. …

Purcell water restrictions

Water restrictions are now in place for the next 48-hours while crews continue the search for line breaks. “It’s not a dire-strait situation now,” City Manager Sam Demel said. …
Sports
Joe Thurston two-man scramble results
Robert Komahcheet and Ben Coffee shot 61-61 for a two-day total of 122 to win the annual Joe Thurston Memorial Golf Tournament in Purcell on Sunday. Rick May and Bobby Tucker shot 67-66 for a …
The Washington Warrior baseball team defeated Perry 4-0 Saturday to claim the Class 3A State championship. It was Washington’s third consecutive Class 3A title.
Three-peat!
The Washington Warriors baseball team defeated the Perry Maroons 4-0 Saturday to claim the Class 3A State championship. It was an incredible ending to their third straight Class 3A championship. …
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Obituaries
Funeral services for Rodney “Rod” Holden, 71, of Purcell will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 15, 2024 at Holy Ascension Orthodox Church in Norman. Interment will be at Hillside Cemetery …
Funeral services for Qunin Wade Bennett, 83, of Purcell were held Monday, July 8, 2024 at the Purcell First Baptist Church. Interment was at the Maysville Cemetery under the direction of the …
Private services for Lori Spears, 64, of Lexington will be held at a later date. Visitation will be held Tuesday, July 9, 2024 from 12 to 7 p.m. at the Wilson-Little Funeral Home. Services will be …
Patty Jean Mann died peacefully June 23, 2024, in Purcell, Okla., at the age of 89 years 7 months 25 days. Funeral services were held Friday, June 28, 2024, at the Wadley’s Funeral Chapel. …
Joyce Deanne (Meyer) Davis— a loving wife, wonderful mother, and a friend to all passed away on June 27, 2024 at the age of 63 at her home in Wayne, Oklahoma, surrounded by loved ones. Joyce …
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Opinion
I’m as tired as the next guy reading and hearing about what Biden has done lately or what Trump has to say about it. But with all the political rhetoric aside I have to draw the line on …
Happy birthday to Pam Beller, Sheri Enox, Alison Wells, Sondra Richards, Arveda Rollins, Regina Hayes, Kelly Lambdin, Brian Luna, Teresa Jones, Marisol Franco, Marcela Aux and Mazy Murray-Konrade. …
Many of you have heard about people lying about their age to join the military. On a much, much lesser scale, I fudged when I joined the Boy Scouts. Back in the day, you were supposed to be …
Hope everyone has a safe and happy July 4th. *** The Purcell Register will be closed on Thursday, July 4, and Friday, July 5, for the 4th of July holiday. *** Happy birthday to …
I read the other day that June 20, 1975 was the day the movie “Jaws” hit the big screen. That year my sister had graduated from Hobart High School and headed to OU where she pledged …
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