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An Oklahoma City man is facing seven counts of knowingly concealing stolen property – including a box containing human cremated remains.An arrest warrant is outstanding for Brandon N. Floyd, 36. … more
The McClain County Sheriff’s Department reported deputies were involved in a pursuit last Friday morning.The pursuit, that started just before 2 a.m. in the northern part of McClain County, went … more
Spring livestock shows are notorious for less than ideal weather.That’s certainly true for this year’s local Purcell and McClain County Spring Livestock Shows, both of which begin today … more
A Purcell man who allegedly stole and pawned a trailer posted a $5,000 bond following his arrest.Raymond M. Elledge, 41, reportedly admitted to the theft and pawn when interviewed by a McClain County … more
Preach. Reach. Throw. Go.That’s what the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife advises when someone falls through the ice.When an arctic blast blows into Oklahoma, however, the mantra … more
 The Cleveland County Democratic Party will hold their biennial Precinct Conventions to elect new precinct officers on Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.  We will hold our meeting on Zoom due to … more
Purcell is one of just three municipalities along the I-35 corridor without a hotel/motel tax.And the other two – Marietta and Thackerville – are covered by the 5 percent lodging tax assessed by … more
Body cameras currently used by the Purcell Police Department and the server which archives police video are obsolete, Purcell Police Chief Bobby Elmore told the city council Monday.Elmore explained … more
Parts of the Heart of Oklahoma received almost four inches of rain the final two days of 2020 but for the most part missed out on the big snow that fell as far south as Norman.The generous amount of … more
The Oklahoma State Department of Health has launched an online portal for Oklahomans to pre-register for their COVID-19 vaccines. Residents who are eligible for the vaccine will be notified … more
COVID-19 vaccines are being administered at the McClain County Health Department by appointment only. When contacted Monday morning staff at the Purcell facility said they were already booked for … more
Lt. Steve McMahan and the McClain County Sheriff’s Department are investigating a shooting on Interstate 35 Thursday morning. Units from the sheriff’s department answered a “shots fired” … more
Last Sunday’s sermon at Union Hill Baptist Church was the Rev. Barry McConathy’s swan song from the pulpit he occupied for more than 21 years.The 64-year-old pastor retired  from the active … more
Monday morning Landy Offolter will begin Phase 2 of a law enforcement career 42 years in the making.That morning, he will join other McClain County officials in District Judge Leah Edwards’ … more
Every year at this time we go through the files of the previous 52 weeks trying to decide what the number one story of the year is and the nine or so subsequent top stories of the year.This year the … more
Editor’s note: The Purcell Register has introduced a feature in which civic leaders and others will answer five questions. The following were answered by Kem Scully, CEO/CNO at Purcell Municipal … more
Westbrook Gardens Community Manager Sally Perry has confirmed 50 residents and staff have been given the Pfizer COVID vaccine.Perry was contacted December 20 and told the team from the Oklahoma State … more
Call it a God thing, if you will.It’s as good an explanation as you will find.There was the Rev. Dr. Tim Smith, a born and bred Texan, pastoring East Mountain Baptist Church near Longview.It was in … more
The year 2021 will begin with a holiday for many area residents.Friday is New Year’s Day.City offices in Purcell, Lexington, Goldsby, Washington and Wayne will join state and federal offices in … more
A reporter’s error in last week’s Purcell Register said the McClain County Courthouse will be closed December 31.Courthouse officials have confirmed the courthouse will not be closed December 31 … more
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