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In addition to continuing with the COVID pandemic, the Heart of Oklahoma had a very busy news year.

The opening of the new Purcell Municipal Hospital topped the list of news stories for the year.

Steven Moody was arrested and charged with first degree murder in the death of his wife, Margarita Moody in February.

Ted Cox was named Purcell’s Citizen of the Year and Graham Fishburn was elected Mayor of Purcell.

Brenda Diaz was honored for making nothing but a 4.0 GPA all four years at The University of Oklahoma.

Washington won State Campionships in band, fast-pitch softball, slow-pitch softball, baseball and football.

Lee Reimer was inducted into the Hall of Fame.

A human smuggling ring in Wayne was discovered by authorities.

Paul Wollenberg was tabbed as the State’s Top STEM teacher and The Purcell Register won the Sequoyah Award from the Oklahoma Press Association in its Better Newspaper Contest.


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