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A special happy birthday to my funny awesome grandson, Thomas Robert Montgomery.

Thomas celebrates his birthday Sunday, August 1.

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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 42 years have gone by since that day.Time flies when you’re having fun!

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Happy 71st anniversary to Bert and Bonnie Seabourn.

The Seabourns will celebrate their anniversary Friday, July 30.

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Happy 58th anniversary to Gary and Earla Tate.

They celebrate their anniversary Tuesday, August 3.

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Happy 57th anniversary to Perry and Glenda Nemecek.

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Happy birthdays also go out to Karol Duffy, Sherry Honeyman, Mike Wilson, Linda Couch, Brennan Page, Spencer Brown, Bob Calvert, Sophia Riggle, Dee Roberts, Joshua Cleeland, Maria Reyes, Lidia Calixto, Donovan Farley and Martin Ibarra.

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The Heart of Oklahoma Back 2 School Bash will be held Saturday, August 7, from 5-8 p.m.

The event will be located at Main Street and 2nd Ave., across from the caboose between McClain Bank and the McClain County Courthouse in downtown Purcell.

There will be free school supplies, free food, prizes, carnival games, dunk tank, a moon bounce, climbing wall and lots more.

Everyone is welcome and everything is free.

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The Purcell Public Library will hold its 3rd Saturday Book Group from 10 a.m.-12 noon on Saturday, August 21.

Adults are invited to join in for a virtual book discussion each month! In August, the discussion will be held on The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates by Wes Moore.

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

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A Senior Dance is held every Friday night at 7 p.m. at the Dibble Middle School gym.

Admission is $7 per person and a live band playing country and western music is on hand.

Everyone is welcome to come and join the fun.

For more information call Clayton Lee at 405-313-9232.

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The Knights of Columbus of Our Lady of Victory Church in Purcell will host a four person scramble at Brent Bruehl Memorial Golf Course on Saturday, August 14.

Registration is set for 7 a.m. and play will begin at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start.

The $300 team/$75 per person entry fee includes green fees, cart, range balls and a hamburger lunch. Prizes for golfers will be awarded.

Proceeds from the tournament will go towards Knights community projects.

Contact Bob Bruehl at 405-990-3871 with questions.

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This was so easy and so good. I replaced the chicken breasts with boneless, skinless chicken thighs.

Creamy Chicken Bake

4 chicken breasts, large

1 can cream of mushroom soup

1 can (10 ¾ oz.) condensed of chicken soup

1 cup sour cream

8 oz. can mushrooms (stems and pieces), drained

½ tsp. onion powder

1 tsp. chives, chopped

½ tsp. paprika

½ tsp. salt

½ tsp. pepper

Preheat oven to 350°.

Place the chicken breasts on a 9x13 baking pan, lightly greased with non-stick cooking spray and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

In a bowl, mix together the cream of mushroom soup, cream of chicken soup, sour cream, mushrooms, onion powder and chives. Spoon this mixture over chicken breasts in baking pan and sprinkle with paprika.

Bake in the preheated oven for one hour or until chicken breasts are ready and cream mixture is lightly browned.

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