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Thank goodness the last of the five American tourists detained in Turks and Caicos has been able to return home. When I first heard about the ordeal southeast of The Bahamas involving Michael … more
Happy birthday to Pam Beller, Sheri Enox, Alison Wells, Sondra Richards, Arveda Rollins, Regina Hayes, Kelly Lambdin, Brian Luna, Teresa Jones, Marisol Franco, Marcela Aux and Mazy Murray-Konrade. … more
I’m as tired as the next guy reading and hearing about what Biden has done lately or what Trump has to say about it. But with all the political rhetoric aside I have to draw the line on … more
Hope everyone has a safe and happy July 4th. *** The Purcell Register will be closed on Thursday, July 4, and Friday, July 5, for the 4th of July holiday. *** Happy birthday to … more
Many of you have heard about people lying about their age to join the military. On a much, much lesser scale, I fudged when I joined the Boy Scouts. Back in the day, you were supposed to be … more
A special happy birthday wish to Brady Moakley of Norman. Brady celebrates his 20th birthday Monday, July 1. *** The Purcell Register will have early deadlines for the issue of July 4 … more
I read the other day that June 20, 1975 was the day the movie “Jaws” hit the big screen. That year my sister had graduated from Hobart High School and headed to OU where she pledged … more
A special happy birthday to my mother-in-law, Carolyn Montgomery of Norman. Voom celebrates her birthday Saturday, June 22. *** Happy birthday to Amy Caralampio, Karen   Veleta … more
Congratulations to Purcell Police Sgt. Josh Van Oort for being honored as the top D.A.R.E. Officer in the entire State of Oklahoma. I’ve had the occasion to see his work up close and … more
Happy Father’s Day to all the fathers this Sunday, June 16! *** Happy birthday to John Mantooth, Susan Tarp, Tom Martin, Kathe Green, Jeremy Cudd, Oliver Daniels, Margaret Johnson, KK … more
For as long as I can remember J.C. Watts has had the ability to captivate an audience when he is behind the microphone. Nothing has changed. The former Congressman and OU and professional … more
Happy birthday to our own Purcell Register employee Doris Caldwell. Doris celebrates her birthday Sunday, June 9. *** Happy birthday to Father John Peter Swaminathan, Glenda Roberts, … more
A superstar can elevate a sport. Like Tiger Woods did to the game of golf nearly 30 years ago. Or what   Hall of Famers like Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus did before him. … more
Happy birthday to my great-niece, Sophia Budd, of Midwest City. Sophia celebrates her 10th birthday Friday, May 31. *** Happy birthday to my great-niece Hazel Budd of Midwest City. … more
What a country we live in. The top two presidential candidates are a pair to draw to. One hardly knows what day it is and the other one is fighting to stay out of jail. With an open … more
The Purcell Register will be closed on Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day. The office will be open at 8 a.m. Tuesday morning and all deadlines will remain the same. *** … more
The reason I’m not even older and more broken down is thanks to the Korean War. My Mom and Dad tied the knot June 9, 1950 and I might have come along a little sooner than 1954. … more
Happy anniversary to my brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Chris Evans of Venice, Fla. Richard and Chris celebrate their 46th anniversary Friday, May 17. *** Happy birthday to Gale … more
Words cannot express the feelings fellow Oklahomans are experiencing in the wake of tornadoes in Sulphur, Barnsdall, Holdenville and Marietta. I wish there was more we could do for those … more
A special Happy Mother’s Day to all our mothers! Be sure and call your mom on Sunday, May 12. *** Happy birthday to Danny Jacobs, Dave Barrick, Taylor Martin, Amanda Boatwright, … more
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