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A Lexington man was killed in a one vehicle traffic accident in Texas County October 1. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported that Frank Magner, 69, died from injuries he sustained in a one vehicle … more
Call it what you will – Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples Day – but what Monday will be for many is a holiday. City offices in Purcell, Wayne, Lexington, Washington and Goldsby will … more
While working in the Goldsby area at 2:17 a.m. Monday McClain County Sheriff Deputy Beau Ogden observed a white Chevrolet Impala with a headlight out on the driver’s side. When the deputy … more
Halloween on the horizon means only one thing to Peggy Christian and Gale Wilson – it’s time to kick McClain County Operation Christmas into high drive. That means making sure … more
Editor’s note: Answering  The Purcell Register’s five questions this week is Wayne High School principal Karen Gray. Q: Why did you want to be a high school principal? A: I … more
According to the Oklahoma State Department of Health’s weekly epidemiology report, 57.4 percent of McClain County residents over the age of 12 have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 … more
McClain County Commissioners “declined to move forward” with a Tax Increment Financing Project Plan for development of property near Santa Fe Avenue/N.W. 24th Avenue in-between West Burr … more
Voters in the Washington Public Schools district will go to the polls Tuesday to decide a $24.5 million bond issue. Multiple projects totaling 61,719 square feet are at stake, including 13 new … more
Purcell’s annual fall brush and limb clean-up began this week. Brush will be collected from curbside  during business hours according to the following schedule: North of Grant … 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 September 16-22, … more
The City of Purcell does free brush pickup two times per year in the fall and again in the spring. These schedules will be published in The Purcell Register and can be obtained at Purcell City … more
In the face of rising cases across the state, Oklahoma Blood Institute is relaunching its COVID-19 antibody testing program. The test will provide donors an additional piece of health information, … more
Lexington Chamber of Commerce recently had a lamppost decoration contest downtown. Several organizations, businesses and people adopted a post and surprised everyone with their creativity. The … more
If the Oklahoma Mesonet forecast  holds, this week will bring welcome relief on two fronts – temperature and rainfall. And that’s good news to anyone looking at the state’s … more
A visitor meeting Mike Rogers for the first time might well take one look and ask, “Marine Corps?” “No,” he’ll answer with a wry smile. “Twenty-six years … more
Both the Lexington Police Department and school administrators are currently investigating messages written on bathroom walls possibly  threatening an explosion at the school. The first one … more
Proving “Dragons Got Game,” Purcell High School will play their homecoming game Friday against the Christian Heritage Academy Crusaders at Conger Field Stadium. Immediately preceding … 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 September 9-15, … more
Grass Clippings From: Code Enforcement We appreciate the hard work you do in keeping your property mowed. This is just a reminder that you are not allowed to deposit the clippings in the street … more
McClain County District 2 has awarded a $5.1 million dollar project on 180th Street set to begin no later than October 4. That’s the word from county commissioner Wilson Lyles. The … more
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