Fanned by 10-15 mph winds a grass fire Tuesday at SH 39 and Park Road on the southwest side of Purcell had the full attention of firefighters for awhile. The call came in at 12:50 p.m. with fire crews on the scene for about 40 minutes. No injuries were reported.

Purcell’s temperature at noon Friday was a very springlike 70 degrees.

Cable customers around Purcell have been getting new cable installed with a change in companies.

Someone paid no attention to the sign when a mattress and baby stroller were dumped on 160th in McClain County. The McClain County Sheriff’s office, along with District 1 County Commissioner Glen Murray’s office worked Tuesday to clean up the site thanks in part to a $50,000 grant from the D…

The Oklahoma flag at the caboose in downtown Purcell may be in need of attention.

The American Flag at the Veteran’s Memorial may be in need of a replacement.

The Lights from the Heart display wrapped up for another year on Tuesday. The Purcell Street Department, led by Supervisor Tommy Mize, kept the display on track for visitors. Electric Department Supervisor Trey Phillips’ crew was also a major factor in the success of the lights.

Purcell’s Multipurpose Center will greet 2020 with new paint and a repaired roof. Work at the center began in mid-December.

Calm winds combined with beautiful lights at the Purcell City Lake made for a picture perfect setting recently.