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A steady to sometimes heavy rain all day Saturday dumped 1.1” of rain in central Oklahoma. The much-needed moisture hiked the total in Purcell to 35.25” for the year. The normal … more
Editor’s note: Answering  The Purcell Register’s five questions this week is Santa Claus. Q: Are you real? A: Ho! Ho! Ho! Of course I am real. Why would you even ask such a … more
The annual holiday parade returns to downtown Purcell on December 8. Theme of this year’s parade is “Anything Christmas!” According to Elisabeth Baker, the keeper of all … more
An official ribbon cutting was held last Wednesday for the opening of the 2022 Lights From the Heart. The impressive display will be open through New Year’s Eve. 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 November 10-16, … more
An Arlington, Texas, man is free on $75,000 bond on charges of endangering others while attempting to elude police, possession of a firearm in commission of a felony and acquiring proceeds from drug … more
Winners of the annual Gobbledy Gooks contest have been announced by Purcell Register Advertising Manager Vickie Foraker. Turkey winners include Lauren Brickey at The Purcell Register, Deanie … more
Most people will be glad to have some time off this week as the nation observes the Thanksgiving holiday. The Purcell Register will be closed Thursday and Friday, as will state offices, the … more
The two blue walk-up mail boxes in front of the Post Office in Purcell have been permanently removed. According to postal officials the two outside receptacles were removed since they did not do … more
The filing period for school board candidates will be December 5-7 across Oklahoma. Karen Haley, McClain County Election Board secretary, said Declaration of Candidacy forms must be completed and … more
Candidates for the City of Purcell primary election will file Declarations of Candidacy beginning 8 a.m. December 5. Karen Haley, secretary of the McClain County Election Board, said Declaration … more
A benefit open barrel race next month will collect toys for McClain County Operation Christmas and give riders a shot at cash prizes for running a speedy pattern. All contestants will be required … more
Meeting in special session Monday evening, the Purcell city council made short work of a brief agenda. A $73,220 change order from Orr Construction was approved on a 3-2 vote. Dissenting votes … more
The news Purcell school superintendent Dr. Sheli McAdoo brought to the board at Monday’s monthly meeting was all good. McAdoo ticked off athletic accomplishments to date in what she … 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 November 3-9, … more
Unwrapping the sign at the Washington bridge over Walnut Creek took place last Saturday morning when the bridge was officially dedicated in honor of Vietnam casualty Jerry Michael Chitwood. more
Heartland Ministerial Alliance’s annual Community Thanksgiving Service will be at 6 p.m. Sunday at Landmark Church. This marks the second year the reformed alliance has sponsored the … more
In all that he does, David Perry has always loomed a little larger than life. David, a brother and two sisters grew up on the family farm which his grandfather bought in 1925. There were chores … more
There’s no field or court with hundreds of cheering fans. But make no mistake. In esports, the competition is intense and wins are hard fought. At Wayne High School, esports is in the … more
In search of tips on how to prepare the perfect turkey on Thanksgiving, The Purcell Register visited eight second graders at Wayne Elementary School. Granted, some future day there might emerge … more
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