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Happy fall, y’all!

Seems  we went from summer to fall overnight, and then back to summer, but I’m ready for some cooler weather!


Happy birthday to my great-niece Ellianna Rusler.

She celebrates her 8th birthday Saturday, September 25.


Happy birthday to Lauren Banks, Claudine Herell, Robert Fluke, Alex Griffith, MarSue Pryce, Jane Sparlin, Janet Wilder, Matt Newton, Peggy Howard, Taylor Shannon, Matt Lohn, Savannah Yates, Hortencia Legarda, Tyler Sherman, Ixcel Murrieta, Emil Engdahl, Denise Garanzuay, Marcia Haynes, Jeremy Lizana, Charles Perry, Nancy Ewing Friedman, Caleb Beller, Allison Northcutt, Andrew Cummings and Riley Wren.


Heart of Oklahoma high school football games on Friday night include Purcell traveling to Washington, Lexington on the road at Crooked Oak and Wayne will be hosting Wynnewood.


The Purcell Public Library will hold Story Time at the Purcell Lake - Preschool Story Time f rom 10-11 a.m. Monday, September 27.

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.


Purcell Schools will not have class on Friday, October 1, due to homecoming.


The Purcell Public Library will hold its 3rd Saturday Book Group from 10 a.m.-12 noon on Saturday, October 16.

Adults are invited to join in for a virtual book discussion each month!

In October, the discussion will be held on The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides.

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


The Heart of Oklahoma Chamber of  Commerce Annual Golf Tournament fundraiser will be held Friday, October 15, at the Brent Bruehl Memorial Golf Course in Purcell.

The four man scramble will have a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. followed by lunch and an awards ceremony.

For more information call the chamber office at 405-527-3093 or register at www.theheartofok.com.


Halloween of the Heart will be held from 3-6 p.m. Saturday, October 30, at Purcell City Lake.

A festival will offer a pumpkin patch, inflatables, Mr. Yeti’s hot chocolate, trick or treating and more!

This event brings together the community to celebrate the season and attracts crowds from surrounding communities.

In addition to the Festival, children can Trick or Treat the City of Purcell’s walking trail during the event.


Here’s a great game day dip!

Buffalo Chicken Dip

2 cups shredded cooked chicken

8 oz. Philadelphia Cream Cheese, softened

1/2 cup Kraft Classic Ranch Dressing

1/2 cup hot pepper sauce

1/2 cup Kraft Natural Blue Cheese Crumbles

1 TBL chopped green onions

Heat oven to 350°.

Combine all ingredients except green onions in medium bowl until blended.

Spoon into shallow baking dish. Bake 20 minutes or until heated through, stir.

Sprinkle with green onions.


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