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Hope everyone has a safe and enjoyable Labor Day weekend.


The Purcell Register will be closed on Monday, September 6, in observance of Labor Day.

The office will be open at 8 a.m. Tuesday and regular deadlines of 11 a.m. will apply.


Happy 52nd Anniversary to Jo and Bobby Tarp!


Happy 93rd birthday to Margaret Allen on Tuesday, September 7.


Happy birthday to Charles Gray, Kesha Montgomery, Gracie Harris, Kaisha Mathis, Bobby Huddleston, Nonie Humeston, Bill Rolin, Mike Williams, Brian Claunch, Tyler Mooneyham, Addison Banks, Shirrie Strasner, Ethan Banks, Braxton Coble, Margie Panter, Jesus Gruz, Kenny Hardesty, Alexandra Waddle, Gerardo Franco, Don Goldsby, Evangelina Luna, Connie Chaples, Tyler Clark, Vanessa Linares and Susan Warren.


The Purcell Public Library will hold Story Time at the Purcell Lake - Preschool Story Time f rom 10-11 a.m. Monday, September 13.

Join the fun at the Purcell Lake Rotary Pavilion for stories, songs, games and more!

Purcell Lake Rotary Pavilion is located at 1400 Chandler Road in Purcell.


The Purcell Public Library will hold its 3rd Saturday Book Group from 10 a.m.-12 noon on Saturday, September 18.

Adults are invited to join in for a virtual book discussion each month! In September, the discussion will be held on Hidden Valley Road by Robert Kolker.

Registration is required by calling 405-527-5546 or online at mcpioneerlibrarysystem.org.


There are still kits available for the Quilt Block Challenge contest to be held during the 2021 McClain County Fair, September 7-11.

The contest is sponsored by the McClain County Home and Community Education groups. All entrants must use the designated fabric kit from OHCE.

There is a $6 participation fee which is due when the quilt block kit is picked-up.

The quilt kits are available for purchase at the McClain County OSU Extension Office in Purcell. Call the office 405-527-2174 to purchase a kit, contest guidelines and entry information.

Raffle tickets are also available for purchase of the quilt from the blocks of the 2020 Quilt Block Challenge contest of the McClain County Fair. Tickets are $1 each or six for $5.

Tickets may be purchased from any McClain County OHCE member.

For more information contact the McClain County OSU Extension Office.


I made this recipe and everyone loved it! It’s pretty easy too.

Velveeta Chicken Rotel Spaghetti

1 rotesserie chicken

1 can Rotel Tomatoes with Diced Green Chiles (undrained)

1 green bell pepper (diced)

1 small white onion (diced)

Velveeta Cheese Loaf (16 oz.) – cut into 1 inch cubes

12 oz. package Thin Spaghetti Noodles

Cook bell pepper and onion in 2 tablespoons olive oil or butter until almost done.

Cook spaghetti noodles according to package directions.

Combine chicken, pepper and onions with the cooked spaghetti noodles while they are still hot into a slow cooker. Add cubes of Velveeta cheese to the mix and stir until everything is combined and the Velveeta cheese is completely melted.

Cook for 2 hours on low stirring occasionally.

If you prefer  to cook in the oven:

Preheat oven to 350°.

Spread chicken noodle mixture into a 9×13 baking dish.

Bake until bubbly, about 30 minutes.


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