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Permits are required prior to installation of swimming pools. There is a $19.50 fee for above-ground and $29.50 fee for in-ground. No permit is required for children’s blow-up pools. Outdoor swimming pools. An outdoor swimming pool, including an in-ground, above-ground or on-ground pool, hot tub or spa, shall be...
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4th celebration on Friday

You can get a jump start to the July 4th weekend with a trip to the Purcell City Lake Friday . The city’s observance will feature food, games and fireworks a full three days before the July 4 holiday. Food trucks will be serving a variety of cuisine at...
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Injury accident

Lexington firefighters used the Hurst Tool to free the driver of this vehicle on Duffy Road about 2:45 p.m. Monday. The one-vehicle accident occurred just east of 180th on Duffy. It was reported the female had trunk and internal injuries.
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It’s a Small World

Hope everyone has a safe and happy July 4th. Don’t forget to enjoy the fireworks celebration at the Purcell City Lake on Friday, July 1. A special happy birthday wish to Brady Moakley of Norman. Brady celebrates his 18th birthday Friday, July 1. ***. The Purcell Register will be...
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David Wayne McCaskill

Funeral services for David Wayne McCaskill, 59, of Norman were held Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at the Goldsby Baptist Church. Interment was at Hillside Cemetery in Purcell under the direction of the Wilson-Little Funeral Home of Purcell. Mr. McCaskill passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, June 22, 2022. David was born December...
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Martha Dickson

Memorial Services for Martha Dickson, 93, of Lexington will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 5, 2022 at the Wilson-Little Funeral Home Chapel. Services will be under the direction of the Wilson-Little Funeral Home of Purcell. Mrs. Dickson passed away on June 25, 2022 at her home in Lexington.
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Lyons wins 5K

Bobby Lyons was the fastest male in last Saturday’s Purcell Heart of Oklahoma 5K. He maneuvered the course around the Purcell City Lake in 18:33. Rielyn Sheffe won the female division in 22:24.29. Jan Haddad won the female masters division in 23:04.21 while David Wrenn won the men’s master’s...
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Phillip Lee Lambdin

Phillip Lee Lambdin died June 25, 2022, in Lexington, Oklahoma, at the age of 66 years 5 months 8 days. Graveside services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, June 30, 2022, at Chappel Hill Cemetery east of Lexington, entrusted to the care of Wadley’s Funeral Service. Online condolences may be made at www.wadleysfuneralservice.com.
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It’s rodeo time in Purcell

Area rodeo fans are in for a treat come July 8 and 9. Those are the dates for the Purcell Heart of Oklahoma Rodeo at the McClain County Fairgrounds. Mutton Bustin’ starts at 7 p.m. each night followed by the actual rodeo events. Rodeo organizer Butch Biby reports Mazzio’s...
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Farmer’s Market on Saturdays

Vegetable and fruit enthusiasts are in luck in the Purcell area. That’s because the Farmer’s Market at the Purcell City Lake is open for business every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vendors bring a wide variety of goods for shoppers to purchase.
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School going to CNG

In a special meeting last Thursday night, Purcell’s Board of Education voted to add compressed natural gas conversions to some of the district’s bus fleet. School officials said this will be done through B&H Construction at no cost to the district. “This will be for our route buses...
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Jimmy C. Schultz

Graveside services for Jimmy C. Schultz were held at 10 a.m., on Monday, June 27, 2022, at the Green Hill Cemetery, in Davis, with Pastor Lance Whaley officiating. Jimmy was born on Jan. 26, 1932, in Hennepin, to the late Robert L. and Willie V. (Smith) Schultz. He died on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, in Davis, at the age of 90 years, 4 months and 26 days. Jimmy and the former Ms. Linda Jo Lathum were married on Jan. 8, 1965, in Gainesville, Texas.
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