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Fans of 2020 senior Trevor Nimmo had a message for him as he passed his Dad’s store on Green Avenue. From left, holding the sign are Howell Pendleton, Linda Pendleton, Rachel Gonzalez, Justin Nimmo, Abi Black, Stephanie Black, Shawn Mead, Jennifer Mead and Jessica Russell.

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In the best of times, putting together a school district’s budget is, if not a simple matter, a pretty straightforward one.

The Class of 2020 are the first banners to be hung on the light poles that line Green Avenue. Brian Morris (in bucket) and Anthony Lamirand st…

Janell Wheat knows childcare on the front lines at Christian Life Daycare in Purcell and as a board member of the Licensed Childcare Associati…

A bluff and a pond at sunset make for a picturesque sight.

Purcell Seniors prepping their vehicle for the Senior Parade that tooled through town last Friday as part of their graduation activities.From …

A retirement parade will be held at Purcell Elementary June 4 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. to honor retiring principal Tammy Dillard.

The Purcell Fire Department did its best to make the 2020 seniors feel welcome downtown after their Senior Parade.

A bill named for a Lexington Middle School football player who died after an on-field injury last fall was signed into law last week by Gov. K…

Haiven Culp was ready in the back of a pickup for the Senior Parade last Friday evening.

Families of some residents of the Purcell Care Center, located at 801 N. 6th in Purcell, were notified over the weekend there were some confir…

Thanks to a $1,000 donation from the Shelter Insurance Foundation, the Lil Dragon food pantry got a shot in the arm.

Citizens like Charles Gray, Shawn Tompkins and Graham Fishburn were on hand downtown last Friday to welcome the Purcell Class of 2020.

Family and friends lined up along Green Ave. Friday to celebrate the class of 2020 during their Senior Parade.

Family and friends of the class of 2020 lined the streets of Purcell for the Senior Parade Friday evening.

Purcell Seniors prepping their vehicle for the Senior Parade that tooled through town last Friday as part of their graduation activities. Read…

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McClain County Commissioner Wilson Lyles has announced the courthouse, that has been closed since March 24, will reopen to the public starting…

Employees from area casinos came to Purcell Tuesday to be tested for COVID-19 at a drive-through site operated by the Chickasaw Nation. The li…

Purcell Junior High Teacher Pam Kyzer has been selected as the 2019/20 District Teacher of the Year for Purcell Public Schools.

An excavator opens a path for new storm sewer improvements at the site of the new hospital. Wee Construction was awarded the contract for the …

On June 8, McClain County Treasurer Teresa Jones will stand up to complete what is likely her least favorite task as treasurer.

Large pipes like these will divert storm water from the new hospital. The storm sewer improvement project is being completed by Wee Construction.

Gorgeous flowers like these peonies are in full bloom in central Oklahoma as the official yard season begins.

The Purcell Memorial Day Veterans Ceremony, annually held at Hillside Cemetery, will be conducted virtually this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Monday’s observance of Memorial Day is shaping up as a 3-day weekend for most area residents.

Purcell residents living west of Green Avenue between Grant Street and State Highway 39 West must have brush and limbs at the curb Sunday for …

Three members of the Purcell Electric Department earned their journeyman lineman certification including Supervisor Brian Morris, Dillon Gardn…

As of mid-morning Monday all residents of Westbrook Gardens are sheltering in place.

The Purcell Elementary School playground trees had a date with a chainsaw Tuesday as schools prepare for the new school year and the possibili…

A rollover wreck on I-35 near Wayne sent a Minco truck driver to the hospital May 12.

A farmer took advantage of this week’s good weather to cut hay in a field near Johnson Road.

A bail reduction hearing for a 20-year-old drug trafficking defendant will be at 3 p.m. today (Thursday) in McClain County District Court.

Three Garvin County men were involved in a grinding two vehicle accident around 12:30 p.m. Friday at the intersection of 180th and Southfork R…

The flowers at Rachel Carwile’s house paint a pretty picture on Louise Terrace is Purcell.

The Johnson Road exit on I-35 was utilized this week as a staging area for mowing crews working along the interstate.

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The Purcell Class of 2020 has missed out on many traditions due to COVID-19, including one of their favorites walking the elementary halls in …

Purcell Public Schools board members hired Cindy Stone on Monday to replace Tammy Dillard as elementary school principal.

Shrubs make a colorful contrast at this home at the corner of North Green Avenue and Madison Street.

Scottie Peery was treated to a drive-by birthday party Tuesday to celebrate his 90th birthday. About 31 cars – including firetrucks, police un…

Wayne Public Schools Superintendent Toby Ringwald has announced the District Teachers and Support Staff of the year for Teacher Appreciation Week. 

Former Mid-Del educator Justin Mann has been hired as Middle School Principal for Washington.

The median on North Green Avenue was mowed May 7, keeping the Greenscape entry into Purcell looking sharp.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol investigated a fatality accident south of Goldsby Monday afternoon.

The new running and walking trails at Purcell Lake continue to progress. The new segment of the trail is 10 feet wide.

Many Americans cracked after four to six weeks of stay-at-home orders as the nation was caught unawares by the global COVID-19 pandemic.

A rusting ready-mix concrete plant is hidden by brush on South 6th Avenue.

Since last Thursday night 2.30” of rain has been recorded in Purcell including some pea size hail that fell in a thunderstorm early May 8.

The Purcell Street Department works on an issue at 7th and Harrison streets Wednesday morning.

Thanks to the McClain County Sheriff’s department deputy Tim Rowland and trustees who painted and redecaled this dump truck that District 2 us…