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The Heart of Oklahoma Chamber of Commerce found a receptive audience for a proposed 5 percent hotel/motel tax on Monday evening.

A new website is proving helpful for both property owners and staff in the McClain County Assessors office.

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The first time McClain County Sheriff’s Sgt. David Childress saw Viken Detection Company’s HBI-120 handheld x-ray machine in use was at a drug…

Convicted murderer Shaun M. Bosse and up to an estimated 2,000 other Oklahoma inmates could possibly attempt to get their convictions overturn…

A bonus August rain netted Central Oklahoma .7” overnight and into Wednesday morning.

Purcell High School class of 2020 graduates file onto Conger Field Friday night for graduation ceremonies with their face masks.

For the second time this year, sentencing for the former co-owner of the now defunct Sooner RV has been delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Purcell Class of 2020 practiced social distancing while prepping for graduation at practice last Friday morning at Conger Field.

Landmark Church in Purcell continued a tradition of reaching out to the community as school bells are just around the corner.

Organizers with Operation Underground Railroad (OUR) hosted an event called Rise Up for Children Thursday in Purcell. The purpose of the demon…

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Purcell’s commencement exercises will be at Conger Field Friday at 8:30 p.m.

Barbara Smith took her turn last week handing out summer food products at Purcell Elementary School. The program runs through July 31.

Curtis Conway has his work cut out for him trying to keep all the grass mowed in the Purcell School District. Hot weather coupled with some un…

A grinding two vehicle injury accident on Interstate 35 last Friday at mile marker 91 seriously injured a Heath, Texas man and closed the sout…

A kayaker has set aside his paddle and drifts toward shore at Purcell Lake. Kayak rentals are now available at the lake, increasing the park’s…

Why did the geese cross the road? They were following the leader. An adult Canada goose leads her half-grown flock across the pavement at Purc…

Both Purcell and Blanchard are over the century mark of confirmed COVID-19 cases with Newcastle not far behind.

The funding may have been reduced, but the determination to achieve TSET Healthy Living Program goals in McClain remains strong.

With additional moisture predicted through Friday night, Purcell has now measured 28.85” of rain in 2020.

A bird caused a partial power outage for some Main Street businesses Tuesday morning.

An Edmond man is charged in McClain County District Court with possession of burglary tools, possession of a stolen vehicle and driving with a…

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McClain County District Judge Leah Edwards has cancelled the McClain County jury term that was set to begin August 17.

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More than 47.5 percent of prisoners housed in one unit at the Lexington Correctional Center have tested positive for COVID-19, the Oklahoma De…

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Purcell Firefighters were called to a grass fire at Hardcastle Blvd. and Wyatt Road just west of the Chickasaw Nation Area Office Tuesday afternoon.

Michelle Moore’s appointment as Lexington’s police chief was effective July 1.

A four vehicle accident on Interstate 40 early Thursday morning sent a Washington man to the OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City.

Officials at the Purcell Chickasaw Nation Area Office report testing about 100 possible COVID-19 cases every day. A patient gets instruction f…

Purcell Mayor Ted Cox has issued a statement about wearing masks during this pandemic of COVID-19.

A crepe myrtle blooms over the top of a wooden fence.

The 2020 Purcell Prom King and Queen were Bryce Tuck and Gracie Morgan. The event was sponsored by parents.

The 2020 Senior Class will have its Senior Assembly next Thursday (July 30) at the Reimer Center at 7 p.m.

The Oklahoma Blood Institute was in Purcell last week taking blood donations across from First United Bank.

Sample ballot for the August 25 runoff primary election are available at the McClain County Election Board office in the McClain County Courthouse.

The bridge over I-35 on Ladd Rd. is open to traffic. The more than $9 million contract for this work was awarded to Silver Star Construction C…

Eleven firefighters and five trucks responded to a fire in a storage shed just south of Guadalupes Mexican Restaurant early last Wednesday mor…

The public can now rent a kayak for $20 an hour at the Purcell City Lake. For information or to rent a kayak call Nic Gwin at 405 249-8400.

July 31 is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the August 25 Republican runoff primary for State S…

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A problem with the feeder lines from OG&E to the city of Lexington caused a power outage from midnight until 2 p.m. Sunday.

The Lexington First Baptist Church’s clothing closet will be open Saturday, July 18, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.

New Trinity United Methodist Church Pastor Susan Whitley had a bit of a delay answering her call to the ministry.

The Lexington graduating class of 2020 tossed their caps into the night air last Friday at Floyd West Field capping the commencement ceremony.

The new pastor at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church knew as a child he wanted to be a Catholic Priest.