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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 October 27-November 2, … more
The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. It began with the 1918 armistice that ended World War I. More than a century later, we continue to observe it by its name since1954 – … more
Motorists passing the Purcell high and junior high schools will need to take note of a new safety precaution. According to school officials, the flashing lights in the school zone on North Green … more
The Purcell Police Department will acquire two ballistic shields with a $4,500 grant from Walmart. The Purcell City Council approved a budget adjustment at Monday’s meeting to give the … more
Inflation can be a real Grinch. Just ask McClain County Operation Christmas. Checking prices for the annual giveaway of food baskets, the charitable program learned the holiday hams  will … more
Editor’s note: Answering  The Purcell Register’s five questions this week is Harold Harvell of Goldsby. Q: How long have you lived in Goldsby? A:We have lived in the town of … more
Heaven and Joe Branco are the kind of couple who finish one another’s sentences. Both are that in tune with the other’s thoughts. So when Heaven, who always liked sunflowers, … more
Bell Ringers are being sought to raise money for the Salvation Army. The Salvation Army of McClain County is seeking volunteers to ring in the season this year by adopting a day (or two) to bell … more
Veterans Day began in 1919 when President Wilson proclaimed November 11 as the first Armistice Day, intended as a day to honor those who served in World War I. After World War II had required the … more
In a closely watched McClain County election, Associate District Judge Charles Gray held onto his office, defeating challenger William Deveraux Jr., 8,887 to 4,259. It was a similar outcome in the … more
A chase by the Oklahoma State Bureau of Narcotics (OBN) of a suspected drug peddler was ended here by Purcell Police last Wednesday afternoon.At around 3:20 p.m., Purcell Police were requested for an … 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 October 20-26, … more
Hello darkness my old friend, said no one ever. But here it is. Daylight saving time will end at 2 a.m. Sunday when the clocks fall back, taking away that extra hour of daylight at day’s … more
A power outage early last Friday morning made getting ready for school and work a little bit more challenging for about half of Purcell’s residents. Power went out to parts of town about … more
Tiffany Cheatwood is leaving her mark on her hometown one festival at a time. The Lexington native – “I’ve lived here my whole life” – is a force to be reckoned with … more
Washington High School’s gridiron match against the Little Axe Indians on Thursday will serve as the backdrop for the Warriors homecoming and the coronation of a queen and king. Homecoming … more
To call it close is an understatement. But the fact is the Washington High School Marching Band brought home the school’s first-ever instrumental music state championship October 8 by the … more
Three days of early voting will begin today (Thursday) for next week’s general election. Early voting is at the McClain County Farm & Home Building, 1721 Hardcastle Blvd. Hours will … more
A crowd estimated to be at least 150 people came out to see the ribbon cutting and tour the new Purcell Municipal Hospital last Friday afternoon. Vice Mayor Ted Cox and PMH CEO/CNO Chris Wright … more
Voters who have requested absentee ballots are urged to mail those ballots back as soon as possible to ensure they are received by their county election board before the deadline. “While our … more
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