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The Purcell Homecoming Court included, from left, Misael Duque, Anoli Billy, Queen Alicia Baker, King Gavin Nation, Grant Smith, Chelsea Spain, Mojo Browning and Sandra Del Toro. The flower girl and crown bearer were Brielle Gardner and Westin Cunnius.

The Purcell Homecoming Court included, from left, Misael Duque, Anoli Billy, Queen Alicia Baker, King Gavin Nation, Grant Smith, Chelsea Spain…

The Presidential Preferential Primary in Oklahoma will be March 3 and individuals who aren’t yet registered to vote have until February 7 to r…

Alicia Baker was crowned queen and Gavin Nation was named king Friday night during Purcell homecoming. The flower girl was Brielle Gardner and…

Little Dragon fans Madalyn and Audra watched Purcell play Marlow Friday night amid homecoming festivities.

A young Lexington woman was killed early Friday morning when she was struck by a hit-and-run motorist on Interstate 35 in Moore.

Pint-sized Dragons put on a performance Friday night at halftime of the Purcell-Marlow boys basketball game amid homecoming ceremonies.

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Come May, Savvy Parke owner Savannah Pyle will celebrate her gift store’s eighth anniversary.

Crews were installing a new sign at the old Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant on north Green Avenue in Purcell Monday afternoon.

An activity today (Thursday) for Wee Explorers will be more than just a walk in the park.

Jonathan Reiswig found time for a little hoops action at the park located at Sixth and Adams Monday afternoon as temperatures climbed to over …

The Heart of Oklahoma received more rain last Friday than usually falls during the entire month of January, which is the driest month of the y…

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What started off as a stolen vehicle from the Conoco North convenience store in Purcell turned into a deadly encounter in Moore.

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Interstate travel through Goldsby at mile marker 104 will pose challenges for motorists beginning February 3 through October of 2020.

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Quick and professional action by the McClain County Sheriff’s Department resulted in the apprehension of an armed robbery suspect last Friday …

Friday night will be a very busy night for Purcell’s basketball teams and fans.

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 …

Crowns await Purcell High School’s basketball homecoming king and queen Friday.

Sometimes it is not only OK to be a quitter, but is actually a good thing.

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

Monday’s observance of Martin Luther King Jr., Day will give area students a day off.

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

McClain County D2 Commissioner Wilson Lyles has announced a new bridge near Dibble is about to become a reality.

McClain County Election Board Secretary Karen Haley announced recently that the Alex School District has opted to close the Precinct 5 polling…

Nearly two years after ground was broken on March 15, 2018 for a Holiday Inn Express & Suites at 2300 S. 9th Ave., it appears it will open…

Quick and professional action by the McClain County Sheriff’s Department resulted in the apprehension of an armed robbery suspect Friday afternoon.

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Longtime law enforcement officer Bobby Elmore is settling in as Purcell’s Chief of Police.

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 o…

Will Purcell’s third attempt to draft a medical marijuana ordinance be a charm?

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

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

Emergency or mundane, there’s one constant to every telephone call made to the Purcell Police Department – a human on the other end of the line.

When Robby Elliott was in fifth grade, he went to work cleaning up around the family-owned Purcell Automotive for his grandfather, Don Elliott.

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Thanks to having safeguards in place for such a situation, no McClain Bank customer lost any money last week when an issue occurred with some …

A former football coach’s claim for damages under the state’s Open Meetings Act was struck down Friday in McClain County District Court.

The Lights from the Heart display wrapped up for another year on Tuesday. The Purcell Street Department, led by Supervisor Tommy Mize, kept th…

A deluge last Saturday in Central Oklahoma dumped from 1.40” to up to two inches on rain in localized areas.

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

Arrest warrants are outstanding for two suspects – one from Maysville and the other from Stratford – who allegedly burglarized a Wayne busines…

A light tunnel welcomes visitors to Purcell’s Lights from the Heart. The display ended for the season on Tuesday.

Two Washington men are charged in McClain County District Court in connection with a home break-in on December 18.

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

Jeffrey Cearley, right, closed a 21-1/2-year career with the City of Purcell Street Department on Monday. The city honored Cearley with a reti…

A cozy gingerbread house on the Lights from the Heart trail welcomes visitors each year. The 2019 lights ended the season on Tuesday.

One of the six winning tickets drawn December 19 during the Purcell Public School Foundation fundraiser was purchased by the Winters girls. Ti…

The snowflakes in the Lights from the Heart are a signature display at the holiday trail. The entire display closed for the season on Tuesday.

An electric car charging station is going up in the parking lot of the First Baptist Church in Purcell.

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The number one story for the calendar year 2019 was the total revamping and grand opening of Conger Field.