Goldsby Fire Department participated in the MDA Fill the Boot campaign over the Labor Day weekend. Due to the generosity of the community, the firefighters raised over $2,000 and expressed their appreciation to everyone for their donations.

Kyle Ginn recently won the Kiefer Invitational Cross Country meet topping a field of 180 runners with an outstanding time of 16:38 in the 5K event.

Southbound I-35 was a parking lot last Friday as holiday traffic was backed up for miles due to road construction south of Purcell.

Purcell Police and fire units responded to a downed power line last week at the corner of Jefferson and Bob White Drive after a 18-wheel tractor trailer pulled the power line down.

With no clouds in the sky to block the sun’s rays, the temperature in downtown Purcell on Friday reached a blistering 102 degrees. Hot, yes, but not that unusual for August in Oklahoma.