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In-person absentee voting in next week’s general election begins at 8 a.m. today (Thursday) at the McClain County Election Board office in the…

Jack Angel, notable 1945 graduate of Purcell High School, died Saturday in Thailand.

When Ray Walters turned 50, he made himself a promise – exercise more so when he reached 60, he would be physically fit.

Ghosts and goblins love the night and this cemetery comes alive after sundown every night on 8th Avenue.

A rollover wreck southwest of Goldsby on Saturday sent a Norman woman in the hospital with internal injuries.

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Jurisprudence in Oklahoma is in limbo after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that the state has no jurisdiction in cases that occur on what was onc…

A two car accident blocked the west lane of southbound Green Avenue Sunday afternoon at the intersection of Polk Street and Green Avenue. Purc…

Purcell Firefighters were called to a semi-trailer fire at the 92 mile marker on I-35 Sunday just after 6:30 p.m.

Emily Harwell, dental assistant with Dr. Kristin Kotecki at Purcell Dental Center, presents volunteer Peggy Christian with boxes of toothpaste…

The Purcell City Council in a special meeting October 14 approved a maximum guaranteed price for the new hospital.

Are these skeletons escapees from the cemetery?

The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation is responsible for many improvements at Purcell Lake – even if many of those improvements are…

A city crew tackles a repair job by one of the Purcell water towers on Friday.

Sample ballots now are available at the McClain County Election Board office for voters who want to get a preview of what will be at stake in …

A “fireman” keeps watch outside of the Lexington Fire Department. He’s all suited up, including a firehose.

Purcell’s fall brush pickup is underway.

Leaving the spooky side of the season to others, Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church is decorated for fall.

A Purcell police officer charged in McClain County District Court with sexual battery remains on the city’s payroll.

An ambulance with attitude is exactly what’s called for to transport a sickly one-eyed caterpillar.

A 41-year-old Wayne woman remains in the McClain County Detention Center in lieu of a $15,000 bond.

Skeletons trek single file across a lawn in Purcell. Will they ever reach their destination? It’s anyone’s guess.

An arrest warrant is outstanding for a Norman woman charged in McClain County District Court with a felony and a misdemeanor.

A scarecrow, mums and sunflowers in front of Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church send a clear signal to passersby that fall has arrived.

An oversize pumpkin proves too heavy a load for this dragon.

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A Purcell police officer charged in McClain County District Court with sexual battery remains on the city’s payroll.

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The educational detour from in-person classes to virtual learning was blessedly brief Monday for all but second graders at Purcell Elementary School.

In a normal year, this is the time the Rev. Ron Lindsey would be busily planning a dinner to honor his volunteers at Lexington Assessment &…

A new look to at Purcell Intermediate School was shared with the school board Monday during their monthly meeting.

Are you or someone you know a veteran or active military service member with a story to tell?

Purcell’s fall brush pickup is underway.

Allie Walck and Jacob Mooney take a ride down Seifried St. and to D.S. Zack Powell Field Friday afternoon during Wayne’s homecoming.

A structure just north of Santa Fe and Jefferson in Purcell caught fire around 3 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. Five units of the Purcell Fire Depart…

Wayne sophomore homecoming candidate Mikaela Hickman and senior Billy Dodd ride in Wayne’s homecoming parade Friday afternoon.

The Wayne homecoming court included, from left, Mikaela Hickman, Billy Dodd, Haiden Parker, queen Kamryn Moss, king Ryan Redus, Jacob Mooney, …

The Lexington homecoming court included queen candidates Shelby Ary, Kelsie Cormany, Carime Espinoza, Serenity Houck, Alexys Hyde, Jaci Idlett…

Kamryn Moss was crowned Wayne homecoming queen and Ryan Redus was named king Friday afternoon. Woody Chick was the crown bearer and Cora Cheat…

Anna Loyd was crowned queen Friday night during Lexington’s homecoming while Teagin Pruitt was crowned king.

The Wayne senior float rolls down Seifried St. Friday during homecoming festivities. The scheduled football game against Healdton was cancelle…

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Purcell school officials were working with the McClain County Health Department on Monday to get a handle on “COVID-related issues” behind the…

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Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) agents arrested a Purcell Police Officer Thursday in connection with a sexual assault charge.

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Wayne’s 2020 football homecoming coronation has been moved up Friday from 6:30 to 2:30 p.m.

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The Washington Warriors defeated Chisholm 19-1 Thursday in the opening round of the State fast-pitch softball tournament.

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You might think this is autumn, but for a few hours Friday Purcell High School students and fans will revel in the Season of the Dragons.

How many frightening Halloween creatures can fit in one yard? A Lexington resident has quite an assortment on display.

Resolutions, ordinances and upcoming elections made up the bulk of business for the  Purcell City Council at Monday’s meeting.

Crews and heavy equipment are widening U.S. 77 north of Lexington.

A search warrant on a residence in Washington has resulted in the arrest of three people.