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Happy birthday to Jim Blevins, Mike McGregor, Virgil Hope, Kandy Wollenberg, Jackson Ewing, Kevin Jones, Allen Biggs, Phylis Norvell, Brandon Powell, Mike Foshee, Shelly Matthews, Patsy Branam, Jeff Honeycutt, Derek LaChance, Seth Berger, Alex Pendley, Lisa Clark Robertson, Gustavo Chacon, Brad Clark, Cristina Hernandez, Carlos Pacheco, Pat Sheehy, Fernando Ivan Auz, Laura Clark Smith, Jeffery D. Wood Jr. and Diana Legarda Del Toro.

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Heart of Oklahoma high school football games on Friday night include Purcell on the road at Holdenville, Lexington traveling to CHA, Washington hosting CCS and Wayne will be on the road against Healdton.

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

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.

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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.

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The Heart of Oklahoma Chamber of  Commerce Annual Golf Tournament fund-raiser 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.

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A Despicable Lunar Party will be held Saturday, October 16, at 6 p.m. at the Purcell Multi-Purpose Center, 1400 Chandler Road.

The evening will include lunar viewing with telescopes, popcorn, hot chocolate and an outdoor movie on the front lawn of the MPC.

Bring your lawn chairs and blankets.

More information is available on the Purcell Parks Facebook page.

The event is hosted by the Purcell Parks & Recreation, Ten Acre Observatory and Odyssey Astronomy Club.

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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.

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This is one of our favorite recipes at my house! It comes from my friend Ann Radford of Tulsa

Ann’s Chili

1 lb. lean ground beef, browned

1 can Bush’s Best Chili Beans

1 can diced tomatoes

1 can Mexican tomatoes

Pkg. chili seasoning

1/4 cup brown sugar

Head Country barbecue sauce to taste

Combine all your ingredients in a slow cooker.

Cook for 2-3 hours.

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