Happy anniversary John D.!
August 4, 1979 in Norman at noon was just about as hot as you can get. Why we decided that was a good time to get married I’ll never know.
Probably wanted to make sure we didn’t interfere with the Oklahoma Sooners football schedule.
Doesn’t seem like 43 years have gone by since that day.Time flies when you’re having fun!
Happy birthday to my niece, Rachael Evans of Salem, Mass.
Rachael celebrates her birthday Monday, August 8.
Happy birthday to The Register’s own Cathy Hanselman.
Cathy celebrates her birthday Monday, August 8.
Another happy birthday to The Register’s own Wyatt Steiner.
Wyatt celebrates his birthday Monday, August 8.
Happy birthdays also go out to Parker Kate Lukens, Nelda Matthews, Kyle Perigo, Alex Ewing, Eli Ewing, Emma Rolin, Lora Stanton, Carolyn Butts, Cheyenne Weaver, Sandy Brady, Debbie Cater, Olivia Couch, Alley Barth, Brad Page, Helen Barnett, Josh Keen, Debbie Rummage, Ana Mena, Jane Moates, Thomas Belfiore, Debbie Clagg, Wyatt Steiner, Raul Trejo, Francisco Perez, Julia Purus, Christin Lee Ann Warren, Sheila Kay Baker and Misty McKiddy.
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 one of my favorite recipes!
Velveeta Chicken Rotel Spaghetti
2-3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (chopped into bite sized pieces)
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
1 lb. package thin spaghetti
Cook chicken in 2 tablespoons olive oil or butter until almost done. Add bell pepper and onion to the chicken and saute until chicken is cooked and vegetables are soft.
Meanwhile, cook spaghetti noodles according to package directions.
Combine chicken, pepper and onions with the cooked spaghetti noodles while they are still hot. Add cubes of Velveeta cheese to the mix and stir until everything is combined and the Velveeta cheese is completely melted.
Preheat oven to 350°.
Spread chicken noodle mixture into a 9×13 baking dish.
Bake at 350 degrees until bubbly, about 30 minutes.
You can also use a rotesserie chicken and combine everything in a crockpot.
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