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A special happy birthday to my extra special granddaughter, Lane Elizabeth Montgomery.

Lane celebrates her 9th birthday Wednesday, November 16!


Happy birthday to Bobby Foraker of Maysville.

Bobby celebrates his birthday Wednesday, November 16.


Happy birthdays also go out to
Maurita Summers, Shirley Stark, Roger Mayes, Tristan Rollins, Tracy Jones, Lynn Walker, Nancy Richardson, David Matthews, Tracy Folsom, Sharon Hutchens, Joe Butts, Glenn Frankenberg Sr., Kaitlyn Keeler, Damon Clark, Alma Linares, Isaias Avila, Matthew Murray-Konrade, Bozenna Jones, Janet King and Crystal Sheehy.


How are you handling your extra hour since we reverted back to daylight saving time?

It’s always an issue for me to get acclimated to the new time.

Maybe one of these days we can just stick with one or the other time and not have to change back and forth!


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.


The Purcell Register will have early deadlines for the issue of November 25 because of the Thanksgiving Holiday.

All ads, classified ads and news must be in the office by Monday, November 21, at 11 a.m.

The paper will be available Tuesday, November 22, at 2:30 p.m.


Purcell’s Lights From the Heart at Chandler Park will be open nightly from Wednesday, November 23, to Saturday, December 31, from 5:30-10 p.m. nightly.

Over two miles of lights are available to drive through.

Admission is free, but donations are appreciated.


This is a holiday favorite and must have at my house. It is a recipe from John D.’s grandmother, Theitis Curreathers Montgomery, who lived in Hobart, Okla.

Buffet Potatoes

2 lbs. frozen hash brown potatoes

1/2 cup melted margarine

1 tsp. salt

1/4 tsp. pepper

1 can undiluted cream of chicken soup

2 cups grated cheddar cheese

1/2 cup chopped onion

2 cups sour cream

2 cups crushed corn flakes mixed with 1/4 cup melted margarine

Heat oven to 350°.

Thaw potatoes. Combine with rest of ingredients except corn flakes.

Sprinkle buttered corn flakes on top in large flat pyrex dish.

Bake 30-45 minutes or until bubbly. Mix all ingredients together.

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


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