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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 August 21-27, … more
School Begins When school bells ring to signal the start of the 2022-2023 school year on Thursday, August 11, bells should also go off inside drivers’ heads to drive safely. Thousands of … more
Voluntary odd-even water rationing in Goldsby is working, a Town Hall spokeswoman said Tuesday. Two weeks ago, the demand for water was so great, it far surpassed the system’s ability to … more
While many parts of Oklahoma received healthy doses of rainfall during the past week, Purcell and much of McClain and southern Cleveland County came up high and dry. Parts of northern Oklahoma … more
Global warming likely put the kibosh on the Christmas in July campaign for McClain County Operation Christmas. Well, a new month brings new opportunity to give. So how about Advent in … more
John Blue tells people when he headed east out of the Texas Panhandle, Purcell was the first place he came to with grass and trees so he stopped and settled here. That’s not how it happened … more
School shootings are a frightening – and rising – trend in this country. Don’t think so? Think again. Between January 4 and May 24, students were targeted in 28 school … more
Free school supplies are nothing to be scoffed at. The 13th annual Heart of Oklahoma Back to School Bash is Saturday in downtown Purcell. The event starts at 5 p.m. at 2nd Avenue and Main … more
The most contentious agenda item at Monday’s Purcell City Council and Public Works Authority meeting wasn’t even up for a vote. During the council meeting, council member Allen Eubanks … more
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 July 14-20, … more
A 59-year-old Lexington man is in the Cleveland County Detention Center in lieu of a $7,500 bond after he was charged with three felonies stemming from the alleged abuse of his wife. Prosecutors … more
Michael Thompson, a 1980 graduate of Purcell High School, will be in the 2023 Alumni Hall of Fame class at Oklahoma State University. Oklahoma State officials report this is the highest honor … more
McClain County Commissioners discussed the possibility of a burn ban for the county at their regular Monday morning meeting but did not issue one. “We want to thank the citizens of McClain … more
Purcell’s Board of Education approved new teacher hires and district reassignments in a special meeting last Thursday afternoon. Superintendent Dr. Sheli McAdoo said the board approved the … more
Editor’s note: Answering  The Purcell Register’s five questions this week is Tenna Garrett, assistant secretary of the McClain County Election Board. Q: How long have you made … more
On the August 23 ballot for voters living in the Dibble Public Schools district is a $15.45 million bond issue that won’t raise property taxes. How is that possible? Superintendent Chad … more
For Ted and Lori Cox their unique vacation to Tanzania provided some unexpected findings. Lori learned that she absolutely loves to climb up rock walls and Ted lost 18 pounds during their June … more
Vince and Kimberly Fulks are flatlanders bred and born. He is 53 and coaches the Paoli Pugs in football. She is 50 and a breast cancer survivor. At home on the plains, neither is a mountain … more
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 July 7 to July 13, … more
Funeral services for Sherie Jean (Wall) Walden, 65, of Purcell were held July 20, 2022 at the Wilson-Little Funeral Home Chapel. Interment followed at Corbett Cemetery under the direction of the … more
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