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Sister Cities: Wayne, New Jersey and Wayne, Oklahoma

If you really want to learn about Wayne, Oklahoma, speak to Elaine Arnold, a former school teacher. When mentioned that there are significant differences between her little town and Wayne, New …
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On to State

Purcell High School’s academic team had a huge day last Saturday at Plainview High School in Ardmore. That’s when the academic team defeated Broken Bow twice, Tecumseh and Lone Grove …

Armed robbery

An arrest warrant is outstanding for an armed robbery suspect charged in McClain County District Court. The charge against Tavion D. Jefferson, 20, of Oklahoma City, stems from an incident at …

5 questions with Jack McNeely

Editor’s note: Answering  The Purcell Register’s five questions this week is Jack McNeely, Purcell High School science teacher. Q: Why science? A: I’ve always been …

Raid count up to 4

McClain County prosecutors have charged three more individuals implicated in an unlicensed marijuana grow operation in Purcell. They are Tri Cong Vu, 49, of Houston, Texas; Min Zhu, 29, of New …

$1.2M sale closes

A 104,000-square-foot industrial building in south Purcell has a new owner. Paradise Homes Development LLC closed on the property at 306 W. Juneau in early January. Bob Taheri of Oklahoma City …

Injury accident

Wadleys EMS was dispatched to the scene on an injury accident about four miles north of Lexington on US 77 Monday afternoon. The scene was monitored and traffic controlled by the Cleveland County …
Sports
Heart turns 50!
One of Oklahoma’s oldest basketball tournaments, Purcell’s Heart of Oklahoma turns 50 years old this year and brings yet another …
Sessions wins PV Invitational
Purcell’s Coty Sessions had an tremendous performance in the recent Pauls Valley Invitational wrestling tournament. She …
Warriors finding footing
Washington’s basketball teams each picked up a pair of wins after games against Lexington and Davis. The Lady Warriors defeated …
Tourney time
The Wayne Bulldogs got another win over Stratford last week, 50-42, behind Ethan Mullins’ 24 points. “Ethan had a big …
Calendar of events
Obituaries
Services for family and friends of Roy “Brett” Blevins, 60, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022 at the Wilson Little Funeral Home Chapel. A graveside service will be held …
Tyler West Boehrer, 34, of Ada, Oklahoma, passed away on Saturday, January 8, 2022. Tyler was born in Norman, Oklahoma on Saturday, December 5, 1987 where he lived with his parents Terry and Susan …
Funeral services for Claudus D. “Claud” Branam, 85, of Purcell were held Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at the First Baptist Church in Lexington. Services were under the direction of the …
After surviving cancer, kidney failure, two heart attacks and five gastrointestinal bleeds, Larry B. Collins, 68, died January 16, 2022 in Norman. Larry, eager to be with his Heavenly Father after …
Joe Leslie Dawson, Jr., died January 13, 2022, in Lexington at the age of 74 years 2 months 18 days. A visitation was held Sunday, January 16, 2022 at Wadley’s Funeral Chapel, entrusted to the …
Purcell Police Department
Editorial
I didn’t know Betty White or Bob Saget but I’ve learned enough about them in recent weeks to feel like we are old buddies. “Full House” fellow actor Candace Cameron Bure …
Doesn’t seem possible but we will celebrate our 32nd anniversary here in Purcell January 20! We still can’t believe we have the incredible opportunity to call Purcell our home all …
Oklahoma’s COVID rates are now the worst the state has seen since the pandemic sunk its dirty fangs into us. Officials report 33 percent of adolescents age 12-17 are fully vaccinated and …
Happy birthday to my sister-in-law, Chris Evans of Venice, Fla. She celebrates her birthday Saturday, January 15. *** Happy birthday to The Register’s own Janie Allen. Janie …
In light of what happened earlier this week in Virginia when hundreds of motorists were stranded overnight on the highway, here are some winter driving tips. In your vehicle have a phone charging …
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