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The deadline to pay the second half of property taxes has been extended to Thursday, April 30, at 4:30 p.m., per Gov. Kevin Stitt and Oklahoma…

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All non-essential businesses in 19 counties, including McClain and Cleveland, must close by the end of Wednesday, Oklahoma’s governor announce…

A fuel tank at the D&S Petro station on Green Ave. in Purcell burst above the parking lot surface Thursday after heavy rains inundated Cen…

Shoppers cleared out the bread shelves during the coronavirus scare last week in a Purcell grocery store.

One online definition of pop art is “a style of art based on simple, bold images of everyday items, such as soup cans, painted in bright colors”

No school? No problem for three buddies out for a stroll around the Purcell City Lake earlier this week. From left, Cooper Hall, Raleigh Savag…

Due to COVID-19, access to the McClain County Courthouse will be strictly limited to protect the public and courthouse personnel. 

KK and Tripp Eck display their masterpiece after finishing up “art class” at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. All public schools remain shut…

Purcell Firefighters were called to the McClain County Courthouse, 121 N. Second Street, to investigate an electrical odor last Thursday afternoon.

Purcell Schools handyman Curtis Conway was knocking down some weeds near Education Station in Purcell earlier this week.

2.4” of rain last Wednesday night and Thursday morning turned a normally docile creek just north of West Adams Street into a raging creek.

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Like local governments across the country, the Purcell City Council grappled Tuesday with the grim reality of COVID-19.

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A meeting, held Monday morning at Purcell City Hall, was a time for local city leaders from Purcell and Lexington to game plan for a possible …

Attorney General Mike Hunter on Friday announced the state’s price gouging statute is in effect statewide.

At their regular Monday meeting at the courthouse, McClain County Commissioners welcomed Amy Allen to the meeting concerning keeping the court…

The Bradford pears, that normally bloom during Spring Break, came out a week earlier this year with the unseasonably warm temperatures.

Oklahoma’s skilled nursing and long-term care facilities are expected to suspend indefinitely all medically unnecessary visits as the state wo…

School buses that were busy transporting students last week are sitting idle at their respective barns while students take a sabbatical from a…

The temperature climbed to nearly 90 degrees, which is pretty hot for March 12.

On March 5, John Morris’ world turned upside down.

Coupled with the 2.05” that was recorded here earlier in the week, the 1.9” that fell overnight Tuesday brings the total rainfall for Purcell …

Pretty pink petals lit up the beautiful early spring day last Thursday when temperatures peaked near the 90 degree mark.

Just two days after the Oklahoma Department of Corrections lifted a lockdown and opened all facilities to visitors, the agency cancelled all v…

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Purcell Public Schools officials have no plans to close schools in response to the developing COVID-19 situation.

An accurate census is needed to benefit Purcell Public Schools, the district’s board of education learned Monday evening.

Two construction workers check the ridgeline of the new junior high school roof recently. Workers are completing a punch list of minor fixes o…

Before getting down to business Monday evening, Purcell’s board of education was serenaded by high school choir members.

The long anticipated walking trail at Purcell Lake is under construction.

A cold front moved through Central Oklahoma last Sunday afternoon kicking off light rain showers that lasted throughout much of Sunday night i…

Democrat and Independent voters in McClain County favored Joe Biden in Super Tuesday’s Presidential Preferential Primary, giving him nearly 40…

Purcell’s finance consultant had some good news Monday evening for the city’s Public Works Authority.

Pre-K student Jerry Bourdeau asks Purcell Animal Shelter Supervisor Louise Zastrow a question while petting Powder Puff, a Huskie-mix puppy. Z…

Purcell City Council members balked at over-riding a Planning Commission decision to deny a rezoning request for 529 S. 6th.

Purcell Animal Shelter Supervisor Louise Zastrow and Animal Control Officer Mitchell Taggert brought Powder Puff, a Huskie-mix puppy, to Purce…

Sara Savage, a pre-K teacher at Purcell Elementary School, puts Maria Munoz in position to pet Powder Puff. The Huskie-mix puppy, visted the s…

“Except the Lord build the house, they labour in vain that build it” - Psalm 127:1

A Davis woman was killed Monday morning while traveling northbound on Interstate 35 near mile marker 82 in McClain County.

Titus Snow, a pre-K student at Purcell Elementary School, makes friends with Huskie-mix Powder Puff. The puppy, handled by Purcell Animal Shel…

Washington High School Senior Emily Cornforth has been tabbed as one of the top 100 Oklahoma Academic All Staters for 2020.

McClain County District 2 Commissioner Wilson Lyles has announced the selection of CEC Engineering to design a $3.5 million road project.

Visitation is suspended at the Lexington Assessment & Reception Center and Joseph Harp Correctional Center.

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You almost need a program to keep track of the people who want to be President for the next four years.