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The Purcell Dragons and Plainview Indians have joined a growing list of district football openers to move their game from Friday to Thursday night due to predictions of inclement weather.

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Superintendent Zach Powell has confirmed to The Purcell Register the Wayne Bulldogs will travel to Stroud a night earlier than originally planned.

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A two vehicle traffic accident just south of mile marker 95 near Purcell has resulted in one fatality.

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The Oklahoma Highway Patrol has confirmed two fatalities in an early Thursday morning accident on State Highway 39 and 1/4 mile west of Bryant…

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Investigating Oklahoma Highway Patrolman Brian Ozment has identified the two victims of Thursday morning’s two-car head-on collision on State …

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Purcell Public Schools won’t have a formal relationship with the Purcell Association of Classroom Teachers at least for now.

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The Battle of the Bulldogs will play out when Wayne High School takes on Stratford for a homecoming game Friday.

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Kiwanis member Armelda Moody dishes out beans last Friday evening at the Farm and Home Building. A good turnout went through the serving line.

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Purcell was the recipient of 1.85” of rain last Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

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An 18-wheeler driving on Sleepy Hollow last week clipped some low hanging electric lines. The situation was responded to by Purcell Police, Fi…

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Angela and Frank Stone enjoyed Grandparents Day at Purcell Elementary School with their granddaughter Spencer last Friday.

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Wayne students in Mrs. Keeler’s and Mrs. Boles’ classes got a taste of the McClain County Free Fair Friday morning at the McClain County Farm …

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Students from Mrs. Boles’ 4th grade class in Wayne enjoyed a day at the McClain County Free Fair last Friday. Pictured are, from left, Andra, …

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Jeanette Hale and her grandson, Everett, enjoyed lunch last Friday at the Purcell Elementary School cafeteria.

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Phillis Cochren, right, was charged with judging cakes, pies and salsas at the McClain County Free Fair. Cochren, of Stratford, was joined by …

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Harkening to our pioneer past, cooks of all ages will compete Friday in a Dutch Oven Cook off at the McClain County Fair.

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A towering cloud formation dominated the sky over Central Oklahoma last week. Area residents enjoyed cooler-than-average temperatures and rain…

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Some parts of Purcell received up to over three inches of rain this week.

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State Senator Paul Scott made a point to Kerry Wilhoit prior to the chamber luncheon last Friday.

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Purcell’s City Council and Public Works Authority meeting lasted only about 20 minutes last Tuesday night and that included presentation of li…

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A Purcell woman’s changing story about a window air conditioner at Walmart didn’t ring true with store officials, police or prosecutors.

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An arrest warrant is outstanding for an Oklahoma City woman charged in McClain County District Court with trafficking in illegal drugs and chi…

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Purcell voters gave city officials and the administration and board at Purcell Municipal Hospital what they were asking for on Tuesday.

The penny sales tax earmarked for PMH will remain in place until Dec. 31, 2039. The vote for a 20-year extension was 905 in favor to 237 against.

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In a stunning upset, longtime State Representative Bobby Cleveland of Slaughterville was defeated for the Republican nomination for District 2…

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Pizza and Sprite along with colorful balloons greeted Purcell Elementary students whose birthdays are in July or August Monday.

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Fourteen teachers and administrators are new faces at Washington Public Schools for the 2018-19 school year.

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Purcell firefighters were called to a residence at 211 S. Santa Fe at 4:09 p.m. Friday when a house caught fire. Firefighters found so much tr…

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Purcell Library Branch Manager Rebekah Lynam, left, along with U.S. Congressman Tom Cole and Associate Director Aiden Strreet looked on as thi…

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Anywhere you can go with the assistance of an internal combustion engine and four wheels, DeWayne Norton can reach on stamina and two wheels.

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A group of volunteers pulled off the first pizza and Sprite birthday bash at the Purcell Elementary School Monday. It was for students with bi…

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Heart of Oklahoma Chamber of Commerce members welcomed Dr. Tenia Skinner to Purcell during a ribbon cutting at Skinner’s family practice clini…

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A McClain County jury deliberated just 13 minutes last week before returning a not guilty verdict in a misdemeanor firearms case against a for…

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Purcell’s Band and Lexington’s Vocal Music Program each received $3,000 donated from funds raised at the House of Rock 2 festival held earlier…

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A competitor and her steed circle the barrels Friday night during the McClain County Heart of Oklahoma Rodeo.

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Demolition of the James C. Nance Memorial Bridge began soon after the new bridge span opened.

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The pad was poured for the new field house at Conger Field after several weather delays during an unusually wet August.

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Brush off your Stetson and slap some polish on your boots. It’s rodeo time in Purcell.

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Runoffs for state and federal offices will dominate the Republican ballots on Tuesday.

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State Representative Bobby Cleveland, left, and State Senator Paul Scott had a citation drafted from the Oklahoma State Legislature noting she…

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While Purcell Firefighters doused the 18-wheeler fire, Purcell Police directed traffic on the off ramp at mile marker 91 southbound on Interst…

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If you are a high school football fan in the Heart of Oklahoma you will find information you need in this year’s Purcell Register pre-season m…

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Purcell received .15” last Thursday and added another .60” on Sunday bringing the total for the year to 27.28”.