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Chamber of Commerce members, Goldsby Construction crews, the Purcell Board of Education and past and present school administrators cut the ribbon for the new Conger Field prior to the Lindsay game. Superintendent Sheli McAdoo (front center) officially cut the ribbon provided by Elisabeth Bak…

Chamber of Commerce members, Goldsby Construction crews, the Purcell Board of Education and past and present school administrators cut the rib…

There will be magic aplenty in the air Friday on Conger Field as the Purcell High School Dragons battle the Lexington Bulldogs in a homecoming game.

When you’re in elementary school, the world might not yet be your oyster.

On Monday city workers began Phase 1 of the Purcell Lake Walking Trails Project – by demolishing the existing walking trail built in 2005.

Main Street in Purcell welcomed another business recently with the addition of Wanderlust Mercantile at 206 West Main next to the Love Hotel. …

Parched Central Oklahoma soil received a good drink of water that fell Thursday night and Friday morning.

Purcell’s 1946 Homecoming Queen Jean Trudgeon received this leather helmet signed by the Dragons as her homecoming crown. Signatures on the he…

Purcell’s focus on football homecoming will shift to Main Street on Friday afternoon.

Purcell Police are investigating an aggressive scam that involves a woman in Purcell getting a detailed letter from Walmart and a $2,650 check…

Tenna Garrett, assistant secretary at the McClain County Election Board, instructed Wayne youngsters participating in a mock election at the r…

Three employee transfers were recognized Friday during a promotion ceremony at Lexington Assessment & Reception Center.

A coyote pelt is quickly identified by Wayne youngsters who attended the McClain County Free Fair. Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservatio…

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Purcell school officials have announced new and specific rules for Friday’s homecoming parade in downtown Purcell.

With the McClain County Free Fair in the rearview mirror, it’s nearly festival time on Main Street.

Colored ribbons denote the judges’ ranking for numerous entries every year at the McClain County Free Fair.

A 3 percent raise is included in the non-certified salary schedule approved Monday for the 2019-20 school year at Purcell Public Schools.

Bonnie Ray, right, with Purcell Public Library oversees an activity table Friday at the McClain County Free Fair.

Six small grass fires along Interstate 35 Monday afternoon has firefighters from Goldsby and Purcell scratching their heads.

Progress continues on the construction of the new junior high school.

Whether it was his supreme self-confidence or big eyes and “superior owl vision,” Oliver Owl was the runaway victor in a three-way race for Ki…

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While McClain County Free Fair officials and judges have been hard at work since Tuesday, today (Thursday) will be the public’s first opportun…

Classrooms are beginning to take shape at the new Purcell Junior High. The expected opening of the facility is August of 2020.

A hotly contested three-way race for Kids’ Favorite Critter is shaping up and will be decided by young voters visiting the McClain County Free…

Skeletal remains found in early 2018 by an oil field worker southeast of  the Wayne/Payne exit on I-35 were a 31-year-old Moore woman who died…

Purcell’s unofficial rain gauge recorded 1.8” of rain August 30 bringing the total for August to 4.35”.

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The Purcell Public Works Authority took another step Tuesday night of starting construction of a new hospital in Purcell.

When a new hospital is built to replace the aging Purcell Municipal Hospital, it will be on a 13-acre tract in the north part of the city.

Delta Community Action, who recently moved from 223 Washington Street to 122 W. Main, held a ribbon cutting at their new offices last Friday a…

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The following is the schedule for the McClain County Fair which opens September 3 and runs through September 7:

The field turf at Conger Field has been laid as the finishing touches are applied to the new stadium. This week’s scrimmage with Blanchard has…

Since last Thursday Purcell has unofficially received over three inches of rain.

Purcell resident Trey Smith is the newest member of the Purcell Municipal Hospital Board.

Observing the Labor Day holiday on Monday will most area residents a 3-day weekend.

Turf crews lay plywood on the ground as they work to install the new field at Purcell’s Conger Field last week.

What started off as a welfare check on Elizabeth Trammell at 103 W. Huron last week turned out to be 32 dogs carted off and taken to the Purce…

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Lighting that accompanied a thunderstorm that blew through the area last Saturday night was the cause of a 3 1/2 hour power failure in the cen…

The sport of rodeo returns to Purcell on Friday and Saturday.

Between them, Wayne and Lexington Public Schools have added 15 new faculty members for the 2019-20 school year.

A Moore man died August 15 in a collision with a semi tractor-trailer that was stopped for construction on Interstate 35.

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Wayne Public School Superintendent Toby Ringwald never expected the outpouring of support – and bottled water – the district is receiving in t…

Dusty Ricks, superintendent of Mid-America Technology Center in Wayne, received Oklahoma CareerTech’s most prestigious award during the Oklaho…

Power was knocked out to several downtown businesses just after 5 p.m. August 7.

A grass fire about two miles east of Lexington last Saturday caught big round bales of hay on fire. Firefighters from both Lexington and Purce…

A new school year typically brings in new faculty like the 14 additions for Purcell Public Schools.