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All six candidates vying to fill the House District 20 seat being vacated by Sherrie Conley (R-Newcastle) and two out of three of the candidates for the Senate District 43 seat were in attendance at … more
The following persons have been charged by the State of Oklahoma with traffic or other violations or have filed other court actions in McClain County District Court between May 30-June 5, 2024. … more
Going into budget negotiations for fiscal year 2025, the Purcell City Council was forced to deal with an over $1 million shortfall, a consequence of forgetfulness when orchestrating the FY 2024 … more
Federal, state, county offices along with city halls and all banks will be closed June 19. Also closed will be all post offices along with city offices in Purcell, Goldsby, Lexington, Washington … more
A tractor-trailer rig that dumped 25 tons of gravel on I-35 last Wednesday morning shut down both lanes of northbound traffic between exit 91 and exit 95. The rig crossed all northbound lanes … more
Johnson Road Baptist Church has once again been the target of thieves. Pastor Paul Bettis reported to Purcell Police June 5 that five of the church’s air conditioning units had been … more
The Purcell Board of Education wants a gym that will double as a storm shelter at the junior high school and classroom buildings that will double as storm shelters at the elementary and intermediate … more
The Fourth Annual Jimmy Criswell Memorial Car Show will be Saturday afternoon at the Purcell City Lake. Registration for the 4:30 p.m. judging will be from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. The registration fee … more
Among the nine Oklahoma newspapers that received top honors in the Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest was The Purcell Register . The Sequoyah Awards were presented at the Annual … more
A kidnapping scam is going on to extort money from victims by convincing them a loved one has been kidnapped and they must pay a ransom to secure their safety. That’s the word from McClain … more
Purcell’s first ever Art Walk launches June 21, and Main Street shop owners hope the community will come out in force to enjoy the event. Beyond art, there will be live music, and visitors … more
The following persons have been charged by the State of Oklahoma with traffic or other violations or have filed other court actions in McClain County District Court between May 23-29, 2024. … more
The Oklahoma Senate late last week passed House Bill 2914, a measure that appropriates $18 million for the creation of a sheriff’s fund. The Oklahoma Sheriff’s Office Funding … more
As a result of recent severe storms and tornadoes, the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission (OESC) is accepting applications for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA), which is an unemployment … more
Monday morning’s deluge dumped 3.2” of rain in Purcell. That coupled with the .3 that was recorded overnight, hiked the 24-hour total here to 3.5”. Another 1.1” of rain … more
A journalism student at the University of Oklahoma and avid pool player, Katrina Crumbacher has joined The Purcell Register staff as its next summer intern. She recently returned to Oklahoma … more
Members of the Lexington Rural Fire Association should have now received letters reminding them it is time to renew their membership. The membership year runs from July 1, 2024 to June 30, 2025. … more
Two people from Texas were treated for injuries after a two-vehicle traffic accident at the intersection of SH 74 and SH 59 last Wednesday afternoon. Investigating OHP Trooper Byron Pletcher … more
Purcell’s Parker Page, who will be a senior at PHS next fall, has graduated from the American Legion Oklahoma Boys State. Begun in 1935, Boys State is a unique program that educates future … more
A regularly scheduled Purcell City Council meeting on Monday lasted until nearly 11 p.m. after a debate about the implications of approving a planned unit development near Interstate 35’s … more
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