A special happy birthday to my funny, awesome grandson, Thomas Robert Montgomery.
Thomas celebrates his 6th birthday Monday, August 1.
Happy 72nd anniversary to Bert and Bonnie Seabourn.
The Seabourns will celebrate their anniversary Saturday, July 30.
Happy 59th anniversary to Gary and Earla Tate.
They celebrate their anniversary Wednesday, August 3.
Happy 58th anniversary to Perry and Glenda Nemecek.
Happy birthdays also go out to
Jan Dye, Debbie Lambdin, Jose Lius Vazquez, Dee Roberts, Joshua Cleeland, Maria Reyes, Lidia Calixto, Donovan Farley, Martin F. Ibarra, Mike Wilson, Linda Couch, Brennan Page, Alyssa Rogers, Bob Calvert, Sophia Riggle, Lynda Dawson and Sherry Honeyman.
The Purcell Public Library will present “Skeletons Explored: Locomotion and Skeletal Adaptations” from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. on Saturday, July 30, in the meeting room.
Observe a variety of animal skeleton’s features and discover how they move and survive with the Skeletons Museum of Osteology.
The program is designed for children ages 8 to 11 and registration is required.
Much can be learned from observing the bones associated with motion: diet, predator-prey relationships, and much more. Learn about the different types of movement among animals and how they have adapted to survive with the Skeletons Museum of Osteology.
The Heart of Oklahoma Back 2 School Bash will be held Saturday, August 6, starting at 5 p.m.
The event will be located at Main Street and 2nd Ave. in downtown Purcell.
There will be a mechanical bull, pony rides, a petting zoo, a climbing wall, games, free school supplies and lots more.
Everyone is welcome and everything is free.
The Knights of Columbus will host a four person scramble at Brent Bruehl Memorial Golf Course on Saturday, August 6.
Registration is set for 7:30 a.m. and play will begin at 8:30 a.m. with a shotgun start.
The $300 team/$75 per person entry fee includes green fees, cart, range balls and a hamburger/hot dog cookout lunch.
Proceeds from the tournament will go towards Knights community projects.
Contact Bob Bruehl at 405-990-3871 with questions.
The Purcell High School Red & White Scrimmage will be held August 13.
A silent auction will be from 5:15-6:45 p.m. with a live auction at 5:30 p.m. and the scrimmage to begin at 6 p.m.
Food and water will be available for purchase.
Gate donations, locker room items, are encouraged.
Purcell High School Band Boosters are hosting a disc golf tournament Saturday, August 13, at the Dragon Disc Golf Course in Purcell.
The tournament is flex start from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. with three levels of play. Juniors are $20 per team, amateurs are $40 per team and the professional fee is $60 per team.
Burger baskets will be available for $10.
Register online at discgolfscene.com or in-person the day of the tournament.
For more information contact Cami White at 405-519-5461 or Melissa Feroli at 405-639-9569.
This is an easy one pot recipe that we always enjoy!
One Pot Kielbasa Pasta
1 tbsp olive oil
1 lb smoked kielbasa or turkey/chicken sausage sliced 1/4 inch thick
1.5 cups diced onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
10 oz. can diced tomatoes
8 oz. bow tie pasta
1/2 cup milk or heavy cream
1/2 tsp salt and pepper, each
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
Add olive oil to a 4-5 quart saute pan over medium high heat.
Fry the smoked kielbasa and onions.
Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
Add chicken broth, tomatoes, heavy cream, pasta, and seasonings.
Simmer for 15 minutes, or until pasta is tender.
Remove skillet from heat and stir in 1/2 cup cheese.
Top with remaining cheese and cover until cheese is melted and bubbly.
No comments on this item Please log in to comment by clicking here