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About Us

John D. Montgomery — Editor and Publisher


Gracie Montgomery — Co-Publisher


John Denny Montgomery — Assistant Editor


Vickie Foraker — Advertising Manager


David Stull — Graphic Design


Emily Montgomery — Graphics Technician


Jeanne Grimes — Reporter


Todd Newville — Advertising Representative


Henry Ketchum — Foreman


Doris Caldwell — Production Technician


Rebecca Cypert — Receptionist


Tracy Tompkins — Proofreader


Office hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday- Friday


Deadlines: 11 a.m. Tuesdays for all classifieds, news and advertising 12 p.m. Tuesday.


Subscriptions: $30 - McClain, Cleveland or Garvin Counties, $42 - All other Oklahoma counties, $58 - Out of state


Letters Policy: All letters to the editor must include the signature of the author and all those listed as segnees. All letters must include the name, address and a daytime phone number for verification purposes. Addresses and phone numbers will not be published.


The Purcell Register does not print anonymous letters to the editor. Only two letters per month will be printed from the same author. Letters should be kept to a maximum of one (1) single spaced typed letter-sized page.


The Purcell Register reserves the right to edit any and all letters.


Letters to the editor during any campaign cycle which seek to endorse a candidate or discredit another will not be published during the campaign cycle. Letters to the editor published in The Purcell Register do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the newspaper


History of Newspaper: Ed P. Ingle started the newspaper November 23, 1887. It's among the oldest newspapers in Oklahoma and has had eight owners in the 125 years of existence. The Register is the third largest weekly in Oklahoma and serves Central Oklahoma.


Advertising Rates: Classified ads are $11 for up to 40 words.