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In some ways, the cities of Blackwell and Purcell have a lot in common.

The Oklahoma State Education Department recently released data showing how school districts will share nearly $600 million in federal COVID-19…

The Washington Warrior homecoming court included Emjay Lucas, Kelton Schultz, Katie Adams, Kenneth Love III, queen Laylin Scheffe, king Ellis …

Basketball homecoming royalty for Wayne included Kaleb Madden, Kaylee Madden, king Talon Trent, queen Allie Walck, Ethan Mullins and McKenzie …

An arrest warrant is outstanding for a Purcell woman facing a pair of felony charges – embezzlement and abuse by a caretaker.

Allie Walck was crowned queen and Talon Trent was named kind Friday night during homecoming festivities at Wayne. Kinslee Hashagen was the flo…

May be about time to retire this flag and get a new one.

Stairs circle one of two main trunks to reach a wooden platform high in its branches. Foundation for a treehouse still under construction or j…

Stout winds Friday were no match for this flag in Veterans Park.

Oklahoma has some gorgeous sunsets and this recent one was one of the best.

20-30 mph winds whipped up Purcell’s City Lake late last week causing white caps in the open lake and waves crashing into the rocks.

Due to a misunderstanding First United Bank in Purcell will be open Wednesday.

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The progress of installing a new 12” water line west on Grant to provide water to the new hospital Monday caused a problem for an existing wat…

Purcell Public Schools used grant funds to make inroads in a district-wide technology upgrade.

The element of suspense is off the table for Wayne High School’s basketball homecoming on Friday.

Editor’s note: The Purcell Register has introduced a new feature in which civic leaders and others will answer five questions. The following w…

With the holidays squarely in the rear view mirror city crews have been taking down the decorations in downtown and at the city lake.

Decorative trees at the Purcell Veteran’s Memorial got their ears lowered earlier this week when John Blue came through with some tree trimmin…

Monday is Martin Luther King Jr., Day – a day off for many residents.

Cleveland County Health Department Public Information Officer Sara King reports the best day to make a reservation for a COVID vaccination is …

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports a Byars man was killed last Thursday night in a head-on two vehicle traffic accident in far southeast McCl…

Bryan Landers is still pinching himself after his Oklahoma Thunder Dock Diving facility west of Purcell was deemed the sport’s top facility in…

Rachel Bell right, accepts her grandson Kaden Pliler’s $100 award for winning the Patriot Pen essay contest sponsored by American Legion Post …

Second place in the Voice of Democracy speech contest sponsored by American Legion Post 301 in Lexington went to Bridget Perry, right. Dale Ha…

Winning the Voice of Democracy speech contest sponsored by American Legion Post 301 in Lexington was Hannah Camp, right. She also finished thi…

Katelyn Sieja, right, accepts her second place prize in the Patriot Pen essay contest sponsored by American Legion Post 301 in Lexington from …

Body cameras currently used by the Purcell Police Department and the server which archives police video are obsolete, Purcell Police Chief Bob…

District Judge Leah Edwards swore in McClain County elected officials Monday at the McClain County Courthouse. From left are County Clerk Pam …

Purcell is one of just three municipalities along the I-35 corridor without a hotel/motel tax.

Parts of the Heart of Oklahoma received almost four inches of rain the final two days of 2020 but for the most part missed out on the big snow…

A new Christmas tradition of riding through the Lights From the Heart was started this year by a group of area families after Purcell’s annual…

A group of riders took to Purcell Lake for a ride through the lights after Purcell’s Christmas parade was cancelled due to COVID-19. The rider…

Purcell buses began hitting the roads Tuesday with in-person learning back on the dry erase board for district students.

The nativity scene at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in Purcell tells the story of the birth of Christ.

Work continues at the east basketball court just north of the Brent Bruehl Memorial Golf Course after the first court that was poured had issues.

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COVID-19 vaccines are being administered at the McClain County Health Department by appointment only.

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Lt. Steve McMahan and the McClain County Sheriff’s Department are investigating a shooting on Interstate 35 Thursday morning.

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Every year at this time we go through the files of the previous 52 weeks trying to decide what the number one story of the year is and the nin…

Monday morning Landy Offolter will begin Phase 2 of a law enforcement career 42 years in the making.

Westbrook Gardens Community Manager Sally Perry has confirmed 50 residents and staff have been given the Pfizer COVID vaccine.

Last Sunday’s sermon at Union Hill Baptist Church was the Rev. Barry McConathy’s swan song from the pulpit he occupied for more than 21 years.

Editor’s note: The Purcell Register has introduced a feature in which civic leaders and others will answer five questions. The following were …

The year 2021 will begin with a holiday for many area residents.