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If businesses are gauged by the number of workers, Gary Selman and his brother, Terry, just might be the largest “employers” in McClain County. Their workers require no supervision to … more
Daniel Vasquez drew two death sentences at the conclusion of his trial last week in McClain County District Court. Formal sentencing will be at 9 a.m. November 5. Jurors convicted the Oklahoma … more
After months of negotiations behind closed doors, the Purcell City Council and FOP #194 reached an agreement Tuesday evening for the current fiscal year. City manager Dale Bunn said the 2021-22 … more
Oklahoma Department of Corrections Director Scott Crow ordered a statewide lockdown this afternoon, September 3 in response to incidents at six facilities.  The incidents are currently under … 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 19-25, … more
The Delta variant of the COVID-19 virus continues to drive an unrelenting wave of new infections and record-setting hospital admissions across Oklahoma. The push for vaccination continues, with … 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
(Editor’s note: This is the third installment of broomcorn memories)  Often this responsibility fell to one of the younger kids. He/she was called the “Waterjack.” … more
The five Heart of Oklahoma school superintendents were the featured speakers at last Friday’s chamber of commerce luncheon at the Holiday Inn Express. Wayne Superintendent Toby Ringwald led … more
Students, government workers and many in the private sector will observe what Americans consider summer’s last hurrah with a three-day weekend to celebrate Labor Day. Closed on Monday will … more
Editor’s note: Answering  The Purcell Register’s five questions this week is Purcell Elementary Principal Cindy Stone. Q: How will you remember the pandemic? A: I will remember … more
On its surface, the mission trip undertaken by Landmark Church members must have seemed like a project doomed from day one. In reality, how things finally played out offered ample evidence of … more
An office manager/bookkeeper and her alleged cohorts are facing 54 felony counts in McClain County District Court in connection with more than 1,100 fraudulent transactions totaling in excess of … more
A McClain County jury deliberated four hours Monday before returning guilty verdicts on four counts – including two for first-degree murder – against Daniel Vasquez. Testimony in the … more
Lifelong Purcell resident and civic leader Richard Gray was eulogized last Friday in a memorial service at the First Baptist Church. Gray, who served several terms on the Purcell City Council and … more
If you go to the McClain County Free Fair next week expecting to see pigs, rabbits, cattle, horses, goats, sheep and assorted chickens and other fowl, you won’t be disappointed. Likewise, … 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 12-18, … 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 municipal … more
(Editor’s note: This is the second installment of broomcorn memories) Now, to some of the technicalities and practices of raising broomcorn. The land is prepared for planting in no … more
A public hearing on September 9 will highlight the proposed Rotary Playground Replacement Project. The hearing at 6 p.m. will be in the small banquet room of the Purcell Multipurpose … more
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