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Happy 16th anniversary to John Denny and Emily Montgomery.

They celebrate their anniversary Friday, October 28.


Happy birthday to my brother-in-law, Mike Clark of Midwest City.

“Aunt Mike” will celebrate his birthday Tuesday, November 1.


Happy birthday to former Register employee Tracy Tompkins of Purcell.

Tracy celebrates her birthday Monday, October 31.


Happy 9th birthday to Tucker Foraker!

Tucker celebrates his birthday Monday, October 31.


Happy birthdays also go out to Haley Dennis, Kennedy Richards Sheehy, Lester Stapp, Ryan Bayless, Lori Cudd, Sharon Ewing, Karen Nichols, Liam Cummings, Kynleee Page, Laurie Abney, Sheila Shofner, Shelton Wilder, Bill Black, Mark Field, Liliana Del Toro, Michael Edward Braden, Anna Gonterman, Kimberly Perez, Bridget Lohn, Samantha Cleeland, Andrew Estrada and Mary Pollok.


Hope Center Ministries will host Gala 2022 tonight (Thursday), October 27, at the McClain County Farm & Home Building in Purcell.

The gala will raise funds for  the Hope Center, a Christ-centered recovery program for women. The Center is located south of Goldsby.

Tickets are $65 and may be purchased online at www.hopecm.com.

Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6 p.m.

For information on the gala, contact Monica Henry, Purcell Campus Director, at m.henry@hopecm.com or go to the website hopecm.com.


Halloween of the Heart “Treats on the Trail” will be held from 3-6 p.m. Saturday, October 29, at Purcell City Lake.

A festival will offer inflatables, monster trucks, 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.


Citywide Trick or Treat in Purcell will be held Monday, October 31.


October is free limb/brush collection curbside pick-up only in Purcell.

Brush will be collected during business hours. Residents are required to have brush at the curbside. No brush, limb or debris will be picked up in the alleys.

Brush will be received free of charge through October 31 at the Purcell Convenience Center, 701 S. 6th Street, Monday-Friday from 1-5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

For more information call Purcell City Hall at 405-527-6561.


It’s almost time to fall back an hour!

Daylight saving time is Sunday, November 6, so don’t forget to turn your clock back 1 hour before you go to bed Saturday night.


This is a good recipe for a quick and easy meal.

Easy Taco Soup

1 lb. ground beef

2 16 oz. cans pinto beans, drained and rinsed

16 oz. package frozen cut green beans

15 oz. can ranch beans

14.5 oz. can stewed tomatoes, undrained

14.5 can petite diced tomatoes, undrained

12 oz. package frozen whole kernel corn

12 oz. bottle beer

Envelope taco seasoning mix

Envelope Ranch dressing mix

Brown ground beef in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Drain, return to Dutch oven.

Stir in pinto beans and next eight ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer, stirring occasionally, 30 minutes.

Serve with corn chips and shredded Cheddar cheese.


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