Jarrett Sweeney (right) and Ethan Wayland celebrate after winning the National Junior College Athletic Association’s Division II World Series. Both are pitchers for the Northern Oklahoma College in Enid Jets.

How long is Cleopatra, an albino Burmese python? Samantha Martin with Extreme Animals demonstrated the reptile is as long as eight audience members standing shoulder to shoulder. The Oklahoma company put on a wildlife show Tuesday at Purcell Public Library.

Work is progressing along 8th Avenue as new utility lines are installed. According to construction officials the lines are fiber optic and will link Chickasaw Nation facilities.

New fiber optic lines along 8th Avenue are being installed this week. According to construction workers, the Chickasaw Nation is installing the lines to connect their facilities.

An albino Burmese python appears as curious about her audience as they are about her. Cleopatra was introduced to youngsters during an Extreme Animals program Tuesday at Purcell Public Library.

Samantha Martin from Extreme Animals and an audience volunteer introduce Cleopatra, an albino Burmese python, during a show Tuesday at Purcell Public Library.

Purcell High School graduates celebrate Friday night at the commencement of graduation ceremonies at The Reimer Center.

The Purcell Police Department provided the honor guard for the Memorial Day service at Hillside Cemetery. From left are Det. Lt. Kevin Austin,Officer Dakota Norman, Cpl. Joshua VanOort and Det. Sgt. Scott Stephens.

The Rev. Justin Blankenship offered the invocation Monday for the Memorial Day service at Hillside Cemetery.

Kindergartner Gabriel Barger shares an end-of-school picnic lunch with his family. From left is his father, Chris Barger; mother Diane Timmons and stepfather Russell Timmons.