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Happy birthday to Justin Blankenship, Jonah Northcutt, Karen Horoho, Tripp Eck, Al Musgrave, Patricia Hudson, Kayleenia Jones, Phyllis Norvell, Jana Rolin, Julie (Wood) Scroggins, Ella Marcum, Bob Barnett, Erin Richardson, Haylee Swayze, Glenn Frankenberg, Laverne Gray, Gunner Mattis, Isidro Ibarra, Alyson Aguinga, Lillian Calixto, Juan Carlos Resendiz, Angie Wallace, Adam Frazier, Linda Simmons, Angela Vega, Miles Pedlow, Michelle Sheehy, Monre Mitchell, Spencer Wallace, Teodoro Aguinaga and Anna Pollok Dean.


It’s time to fall back an hour!

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

You don’t want to be an hour early for church!


McClain County Operation Christmas is now accepting applications.

The deadline to submit applications is November 28.

Applications are available at the McClain County Health Department, the Purcell Public Library or Delta Community Action Foundation and on the McClain County Operation Christmas and Delta Community Action web pages.

For more information contact Peggy Christian at 405-990-4001.


The Annual Tacky Sweater 5K and Fun Run will be held Saturday, December 3.

Early discounted registrations are due by November 11 to guarantee a shirt.

Check in starts at 7 p.m. at the Purcell Multi-Purpose Center and the run begins at 9 p.m. through the Lights from the Heart at the Purcell Lake.

All registration fees will go to The Fallen Outdoors Oklahoma Team.

For more information call Tiffany Cheatwood at 205-3420 or Melissa Pruitt at 405-255-1463.


The City of Purcell’s contracted trash company GFL has begun to exchange the old blue carts for the green and black carts.

Please leave your old blue carts at the pickup location until they are exchanged with the new carts.


The Wayne Fire Department is holding its 32nd annual Toy Drive.

Firefighters are currently accepting toy donations, $10 value, or cash donations to help them meet their goal.

Toys will be given to children at the department’s drive-through program December 10.

For more information contact Sarah Kennedy at 405-570-2478 or Meghan Claunch at 405-412-7848.


Here is a great Thanksgiving dinner recipe! It comes from Janet Woolly of Purcell.

Hominy Casserole

3 cans white hominy, drained

3 cans yellow hominy, drained

2 cans chopped green chilies

16 oz. Hiland French Onion dip

1 lb. grated Velveeta cheese

1 medium onion, finely chopped

1 tsp. salt

1 tsp. pepper

Heat oven to 350°.

Mix all ingredients together.

Place in greased 9x13 inch casserole dish and bake for 1 hour.


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