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The 700 Club

Purcell joined an elite group of Oklahoma high schools this past Thursday with their 56-7 victory over the Crooked Oak Ruf-Nex. The Thursday night game, due to Fall Break, put the clincher on …
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Washington Homecoming

Royal festivities

It will be the Washington Warriors against the Holdenville Wolverines at 7 p.m. Friday. But many in the stands will have their attention focused on the pre-game event – the coronation of a …

An Interesting Neighbor

In the fall of 2020 at the height of the pandemic, Oklahoma State University reported a 1.5 percent bump in enrollment. There were 4,144 freshmen who enrolled that fall. Let that number sink …

5 questions with Brandon Sharp

Editor’s note: Answering  The Purcell Register’s five questions this week is Wayne Middle School Principal Brandon Sharp. Q: What draws you to middle school? A: The middle …

Final week for brush pickup

Residents living west of Green Avenue between Grant Street and State Highway 39 need to have any brush and limbs at the curb on Sunday. The debris will be picked up by the city between Monday and …

Moongazing in Purcell

Saturday’s “Despicable Moon Party” drew a large crowd to the front lawn of the Purcell Multipurpose Center. The event was sponsored by Purcell’s Parks & Recreation …

News from the City of Purcell

Maintaining Alleys From: Code Enforcement We will now be enforcing the City of Purcell Ordinances in regards to maintaining the alleys. It is the responsibility of the homeowner and or …
Sports
Big-time showdown
Wayne and Elmore City will battle it out under the bright Friday night lights as the two unbeaten brutes position for District …
Warriors control Lexington’s line
Washington controlled the line of scrimmage on both sides of the ball last Thursday night and pinned a 57-2 loss on the Lexington …
Bulldogs hosting
Lexington will host Bethel in their last home game of the season Friday. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. for the Bulldog-Wildcat …
Polk wins at Chickasha
Jayden Polk won the All-State All-Star Cross Country track meet at Chickasha in Class 3A with a time of 12:06 over the two-mile course …
Obituaries
No services are scheduled at this time for Timothy Charles Dixon, 66, of Purcell who died unexpectedly Oct. 15, 2021. Arrangements were under the direction of the Wilson-Little Funeral Home in …
Funeral services for Randall Lee Kirkhuff, 64, of Norman were held Oct. 20, 2021 at theWilson-Little Funeral Home Chapel. Interment was at Hillside Cemetery in Prucell under the direction of the …
F. Bert Lamb, 82, of Lexington, Okla., died October 18, 2021 in Norman, Okla., from complications due to the  COVID-19 virus. He was born in Salem, Utah, June 9, 1939, to Farrell Bowen and …
Billy Ray Paulk was born on February 8, 1932 in Calumet, Okla., to Luther and Velma Paulk. He passed away October 15, 2021 at his home in Dibble, Okla. Billy graduated from Calumet High School in …
Funeral services for Walter Douglas “Doug” Watkins, 90, of Lexington will be held at 10 a.. Friday, Oct. 22, 2021 at the Lexington First Baptist Church. Interment will be at the Lexington …
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Editorial
In light of what’s currently going on in Haiti, perhaps churches and other groups should reconsider going overseas on mission trips. There’s certainly no shortage of people and places …
Happy birthday to Kevin Cantrell, Allen Eubanks, Patsy Roach, Mandy McCoy, Kelly McCoy, Cindy Hayes, Kelly Eck, Dayton Smith, Shelly McBroom, Sherri Smith, Kennedy Richards Sheehy, Amanda Bryant, …
Like so many people in Oklahoma I’ve been struggling with allergies with the pollen and weed counts off the chart. But the other day I questioned if it was just allergies. I looked up the …
A special happy birthday to Amanda Allen of Austin, Texas. Amanda celebrates her birthday Sunday, October 17. *** A special happy birthday to Kevin Rother of Clinton. Kevin celebrates his …
This year’s Purcell Homecoming Parade was a little bit different. As usual City of Purcell crews roped off Main Street with cones and rope so folks wouldn’t park in the middle of the …
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