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Happy anniversary to my brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Chris Evans of Venice, Fla.

Richard and Chris celebrate their 44th anniversary Tuesday, May 17.


Happy birthday to Danny Jacobs, Gale Wilson, Keborah Stires, Mac McGregor, Wilma Bennett, Delbert Taber, Karen Jobe, Josh Lukens, Jack Lucy, Jason Midkiff, BJ Cummings, Cody Adams, Colton Wren, Cheyenne Fulks, Jacob Jones, Taylor Rollins, Sean Baker, Rick Hudson, Roxanne Maynard Bogues, Michael Bock, Dave Barrick, Amanda Boatwright, Michael Wyatt, Garrett Fox, Addison Stanton, Pam Kaiser, Shelby Enox, Kim Cummings, Rayanne Carpenter, Rebecca Anne Mayes-Buck, Kristina Farley, McCoy O’Connor, Whitney Woods, Brent Clay, Roberto Garcia, Roberto Trejo, Santiago Fuentes, Skye Loux, Lauren Cleeland and Hayden Pace.


The last day of school in Purcell is Friday.

Crosswalks and neighborhood streets will be filled with children celebrating the beginning of summer.

The message is simple: Mortorists - Put down the phone, stay alert and watch out for these precious, vulnerable children.


Our annual graduation section is in this week’s Purcell Register.

Congratulations to our Heart of Oklahoma graduates!

Be sure and check out all the graduates and support our advertisers of this special section.


High school graduations are  here!

Purcell graduates Friday, May 13, at 6 p.m. in the Reimer Center at Purcell High School.

Lexington also graduates Friday, May 13, at 8 p.m. at Floyd West Field.

Wayne will hold graduation at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 14, at the D.S. Zack Powell Stadium.

Washington will hold graduation Saturday, May 14, at 3 p.m. at the Washington Event Center.

Congratulations to all of our Heart of Oklahoma graduates.


Mark your calendar now for the City of Purcell RX Take Back and Shredding Day set for Saturday, May 14, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon.

You can get rid of all your unwanted prescriptions and personal documents all at once and you don’t even have to leave your car!

Take advantage of this free service provided by the City of Purcell!


The PLS Reads Book Discussion will meet from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, May 10.

The Music of Bees by Eileen Garvin will be discussed.

Join Cover to Cover Book Club and guest scholar Dr. James Hung to discuss our first PLS Reads book of 2022.

This is a virtual program and registration is required by calling 405-527-5546 or online at mcpioneerlibrarysystem.org.


This is one of my favorite recipes.

Mississippi Roast

3 lb. chuck roast

1 oz. packet of dry ranch seasoning mix

1 oz. packet of dry au jus gravy mix

6 TBL butter

1/4 cup water

5-6 pepperoncini

Add 1/4 cup of water into the insert of your slow cooker then place the chuck roast on top.

Sprinkle the dry ranch seasoning mix on top of the chuck roast, then sprinkle the dry au jus mix on top, then place 6 tbsp. of butter on top of the roast, and finally 5-6 pepperoncini around the roast.

Cook on low for 8 hours.

Shred and serve with gravy.


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