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The McClain County Emergency Management hosted a class September 7 here on crisis management for school-based incidents partnering with rural law enforcement, first responders and local school … more
Purcell residents were subjected to an unpleasant surprise when they opened their city utility bills this month. “It was hot as heck (in August),” city manager Dale Bunn explained, … more
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is investigating a wrong way head-on fatality accident that occurred at Johnson Road just after midnight Wednesday morning.The OHP said a 2018 GMC pickup, driven by Kevin … 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 August 25-31, … more
A Newcastle senior is interning at The Purcell Register. 17-year-old Cameron Montoya, who will turn 18 in October, is planning on attending Rose State College after she graduates in May. After … more
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal automobile accident that occurred September 1 in the southbound lanes of I-35 near Pauls Valley. The OHP said the accident occurred at 1 p.m. … more
The Heart of Oklahoma received a generous amount of rainfall  Monday, Tuesday and Thursday of last week. In one rain gauge in Purcell 1.4” was recorded Monday with another .2” … more
Three counties. Eighteen public high schools. Thirteen bus routes. Two bus runs per day. Five hundred passengers. Numbers only a logician could love. Numbers a superintendent has to live … more
Editor’s note: Answering  The Purcell Register’s five questions this week is Jordan Simmons, payroll/personnel and records clerk at Purcell Public Schools. Q: On average, how much … more
Dogs and cats impounded by Purcell’s Animal Control will be spayed or neutered before their owners can retrieve them. That’s the gist of an ordinance amendment approved during … more
It was a “perfect storm” of events that flooded Washington Middle School last week around 3 p.m. Thursday. Heavy rains all day interspersed with torrential downpours overwhelmed a … more
An exposition like the McClain County Free Fair doesn’t just happen. It requires experience, initiative, a roll-up-your-sleeves work ethic and plenty of behind-the-scenes people to pull it … more
It was a “perfect storm” of events that flooded Washington Middle School around 3 p.m. Thursday. Heavy rains all day interspersed with torrential downpours overwhelmed a clogged storm … 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 August 18-24, … more
The owner of a Norman construction company has been charged in McClain County District Court with obtaining labor by bogus check. An arrest warrant for Kenneth R. Breit, 46, is … more
Collection, Hauling and Disposal of Municipal Solid Waste Change in Collection Time The City of Purcell has an exclusive contract with WCA of Oklahoma to collect, haul and dispose of … more
A blood drive to benefit a seriously ill 9-year-old girl will be 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Memorial Assembly of God, 701 W. Monroe. Julia Courange is the daughter of Purcell High School … more
Workers at McClain Bank’s Drive-Thru and Wadley’s Funeral Service were evacuated Monday morning after a water line installation crew severed a 4” gas line at the corner of Third and … more
Monday’s observance of Labor Day means a long weekend ahead for many area residents. City offices will be closed in Purcell, Lexington, Washington, Wayne and Goldsby. The Post Office will be … more
Monday afternoon’s torrential rain and swift winds caused trees to snap and some power outages in Purcell. But the much needed 1.4” rain was the most rain in a single storm here since … more
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