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4th celebration on Friday

You can get a jump start to the July 4th weekend with a trip to the Purcell City Lake Friday . The city’s observance will feature food, games and fireworks a full three days before the July 4 …
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Primary results

In Tuesday’s Primary Election, McClain County voters almost mirrored the remainder of the state in percentage of votes for each candidate. For governor, incumbent Kevin Stitt received 69.06 …

Mead marks 45 years as dentist

When Glenn Mead hung out his shingle to practice dentistry here it was June 29, 1977. Forty-five years later Mead is only one of two dentists in his class of 1977 still practicing. After …

It’s rodeo time in Purcell

Area rodeo fans are in for a treat come July 8 and 9. Those are the dates for the Purcell Heart of Oklahoma Rodeo at the McClain County Fairgrounds. Mutton Bustin’ starts at 7 p.m. each …

Water main break

School going to CNG

In a special meeting last Thursday night, Purcell’s Board of Education voted to add compressed natural gas conversions to some of the district’s bus fleet. School officials said this …

Monday closings for 4th

The Purcell Register will be among businesses closed Monday in observance of Independence Day. The holiday will mark the nation’s 246th year. All three Purcell banks will be closed, as …
Sports
New cage coach Toney Cooper
Purcell’s new girls basketball coach Toney Cooper is settling into his new digs. Cooper, who is active in his church, loves …
Warriors hire girls, boys basketball coaches
Washington schools has hired Kale Simon as their new girls basketball coach. Simon has 14 years of head-coaching experience. He …
Warrior baseball awards
Washington juniors Kane Springer and Cam Bates have been selected to play in the 7th Annual Oklahoma State Games in Enid June …
Bringing home gold
The Washington Warriors saved their best baseball of the season for the right time. They defeated Victory Christian 15-5, Salina …
Calendar of events
Obituaries
Robert Clyde Bullock passed away June 6, 2022 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, at the age of 71 years 3 months 13 days. A family memorial is scheduled for a later date, entrusted to the care of …
Memorial Services for Martha Dickson, 93, of Lexington will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 5, 2022 at the Wilson-Little Funeral Home Chapel. Services will be under the direction of the …
A Celebration of Live Service for Oliver Franklin Goodin Jr., 85, of Washington will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, July 1, 2022 at the Goldsby Community Center in Goldsby, Okla. Services will be under …
Phillip Lee Lambdin died June 25, 2022, in Lexington, Oklahoma, at the age of 66 years 5 months 8 days. Graveside services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, June 30, 2022, at Chappel Hill Cemetery …
Memorial services for Michael Wayne McGuire, 75, of Oklahoma City will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, July 1, 2022 at the Wilson-Little Funeral Home Chapel. Services will be under the direction of the …
Purcell Police Department
Editorial
We’ve been holding our noses for many years. Turns out we should have been holding onto our wallets. Many have long suspected Epic Charter Schools was not on the up-and-up. As it turns …
Hope everyone has a safe and happy July 4th. Don’t forget to enjoy the fireworks celebration at the Purcell City Lake on Friday, July 1. *** A special happy birthday wish to Brady …
Purcell’s Katelynn Carwile is in the midst of a short break from softball and taking six hours of summer school in Stillwater. The Cowgirls’ right fielder broke into the starting …
Happy birthday to Susan Tarp, Pat Martin, Amber McCoy, Janone McCoy, Tim Banks, Randy Belicek, Shelly McGowen, Alicia Banks, Norma Tompkins, Clinton Barrett, Robin Lanten, Nicolas Banks, Gustavo …
I’m about ready for fall and some cooler temperatures. The only problem is we’re just at mid-June. jdm The Oklahoma Department of Transportation has some work to do right here in …
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