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A roofing crew rolls out insulation and covers it with metal roof panels at the new fieldhouse at Conger Field on Tuesday. Tyler Graves, project manager with Goldsby Construction, told the Purcell School Board on Monday that the roof work should be complete by the end of this week.

A roofing crew rolls out insulation and covers it with metal roof panels at the new fieldhouse at Conger Field on Tuesday. Tyler Graves, proje…

Congressman Tom Cole has announced the names of 18 students who have been nominated from the Fourth District of Oklahoma for entry into one of…

Taking shape in the mist, northern lanes on the South Canadian River bridge between Purcell and Lexington seem to reach out to the western end.

Tickets are still available for There’s No Place Like Home, the annual Heart of Oklahoma Chamber of Commerce banquet.

The state highway 39 bridge between Purcell and Lexington will be closed Saturday from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. for bridge beam placement.

Destiny Lindsey, 12, carefully lays out a grid before embarking on some lego sculpting during an activity January 10 at Purcell Public Library.

For a woman who says she wasn’t cut out to be a farm wife, it seems a little strange at first glance that she’s spent the past 26 years workin…

Nate Clair with Halff Associates, Inc., goes over plans for the downtown StreetScape project that is set to begin next October. In the photo f…

Sentencing for a Byars man on multiple felony charges was postponed January 10 in McClain County District Court.

Destiny Lindsey, 12, ponders the placement of legos on the grid she set out. She was among youngsters who turned out January 10 for an after-s…

A frightening trip across the bridge between Lexington and Purcell escalated into violence, according to charges filed in McClain County Distr…

Makaila Smith of Purcell concentrates on building a community with legos during an after-school activity January 10 at Purcell Public Library

Unsure of what he holds in his hand or what purpose it may serve, Jacob Lindsey, 10, is nonetheless amused by his lego creation January 10 at …


A bill-paying scam has reared its ugly head in Purcell, according to Purcell Police.

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A lone candidate for basketball homecoming queen will reign Tuesday when the Purcell High School Dragons play the Leopards from Lindsay High School.

A small sinkhole behind businesses on the north side of Main St. is marked with cones. The cause of the sinkhole is still under investigation.

Lexington voters overwhelmingly passed a school bond issue after failed attempts in the past.

Monday was the final meeting for Purcell City Council member Mike Pollok, ending his 8-1/2 year tenure.

Kendal Sacchieri took her oath of office before District Judge Leah Edwards and her husband, Ray, Tuesday at the McClain County Courthouse.

Adjutant General Michael C. Thompson, a 1980 graduate of Purcell High School, has been  inducted into the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Hall of Fame.

New District 1 Commissioner Glenn Murray was sworn in by District Judge Leah Edwards with his wife, Donna, holding the Bible.

Ties that bind church and community are strong – so strong, in fact, that church doesn’t exist outside community and there is no community out…

Terry Daniel was sworn in by District Judge Leah Edwards with his wife, Marlene holding the Bible.

District Judge Leah Edwards swore in Associate District Judge Charles Gray for another term Tuesday at the McClain County Courthouse. Anna Goo…

The deadline to nominate someone as Purcell’s Citizen of the Year for 2019 is 3 p.m. January 11.

City crews took advantage of Tuesday’s mild weather to take down Christmas decorations on Main Street.

Last Thursday’s winter mix and rain resulted in an inch of moisture.

Baby Jesus and most of the other occupants of the Nativity Scene at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church remained cozy and dry during last week…

Downtown merchants and business managers will meet at 5 p.m. today (Thursday) to offer input on design options for Main StreetScape.

Not only did two Norman women lose their jobs at the Love’s Store on State Highway 9 West, they are now both charged in McClain County Distric…

A 10-year-old girl was admitted to Children’s Hospital in Oklahoma City on Monday evening after suffering injuries in a wreck on I-35 north of…

Preliminary hearing conferences for a Norman man and woman will be at 9 a.m. January 16 in McClain County District Court.

The McClain County Sheriff’s Department has identified the suspect in the recent burglaries at the Wayne County Barn.

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Thanks to the work of two detectives, the McClain County Sheriff’s Department has cracked a burglary operation in Wayne.

In-person absentee voting opens today (Thursday) at the Cleveland County Election Board on an $11.235 million bond issue sought by Lexington P…

Charlie Brown may have had a rough start in life, but he’s clearly on Easy Street now as the 11th dog to join the household of Sheila and Dani…

Filings at the McClain County Court Clerk’s office tell a story.

With the .70” that fell Monday, December’s total for the Heart of Oklahoma was a whopping 4.70”.

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The Purcell Register staff has compiled a list of the top stories for 2018, including some exciting days like when the Purcell golf team won t…

A retirement party was held Wednesday afternoon at the District 1 County Barn for longtime County Commissioner Benny McGowen.

For Jo Kelly, a breakthrough medical procedure means she no longer has to worry about the risk of having another stroke.

Purcell’s Dr. Glenn Mead was among dentists recently honored at the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City.

After ringing out the old year, many area residents will welcome 2019 with a day off.

A grinding fiery four-vehicle traffic accident December 17 at mile marker 105 resulted in no serious injuries.

Nominations for Purcell’s Citizen of the Year must be submitted to The Purcell Register by 5 p.m. January 10.

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If you want to see Santa Claus in his sleigh just cross the bridge to Lexington and go south on Fourth Street as far as you can and hang a left.

McClain County Commissioners Wilson Lyles, Shorty Foster and Benny McGowen have called for a special election to extend the current 1/2 cent c…

Outgoing McClain County Assessor Pam Irwin, left, reads a commendation presented to her last week by Nancy Grantham with the State Auditor and…

The list.

There’s even a song about it: “He’s making a list, checking it twice, gonna find out who’s naughty and nice ...”