Happy birthday to Charlie Sherman, Mark Suchy, Judy Taber, Julie Gentry, Jeff Abernathy, Johna Pryor, Kurt Gray, Bob Atterberry, Yesenia Carrillo, Abigail Escobedo, Angelica Gil, Mary Ann Gralla, Abigail Ibarra, Fritz Johnson, Victoria Cleeland, Helen Harrison, Matt Frazier and Caylin Nimmo.
The Purcell Public School Foundation is selling fundraiser tickets to benefit the foundation.
Tickets are $50 and and one lucky winner will share in half of the money raised.
The drawing is Friday, December 2, at the Reimer Center at Purcell High School.
Tickets can be purchased from any foundation member or by contacting Kerry Wilhoit at McClain Bank or John D. Montgomery at The Purcell Register.
The Annual Tacky Sweater 5K and Fun Run will be held Saturday, December 3.
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 annual Okeyha Mothers Club Holiday Home Tour is scheduled for Sunday, December 4, from 2 to 4 p.m.
This year’s tour will include three Heart of Oklahoma area homes.
Holiday Home Tour patrons will have the opportunity to view the homes of Curt Carwile, 1234 Carl Stokes Road, Andrew and Morgan McClung, 1003 Arbor Drive, and Roger and Michelle Hood, 22432 State Hwy. 74. All the homes are in Purcell.
Tickets may be purchased in advance for $15 from any Okeyha Mothers Club member, by contacting Jenny Goodspeed at 405-517-5346 or Melissa Pruitt at 405-255-1463 or may be purchased at the homes the day of the event.
Mark your calendars now!
The Annual Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting will be held Thursday, December 8, on Main Street in Purcell.
The Tree Lighting Ceremony will begin at 5:30 p.m. with the parade to start at 6 p.m.
To register your parade entry, contact the Heart of Oklahoma Chamber of Commerce with any questions at 405-527-3093.
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.
Purcell’s Lights From the Heart at Chandler Park will be open nightly until Saturday, December 31, from 5:30-10 p.m. nightly.
Visit the light display for a photo with Santa on December 3, 10 and 17 from 5:30-10 p.m.
Over two miles of lights are available to drive through.
Admission is free, but donations are appreciated.
McClain County Treasurer Teresa Jones reminds property owners in the county that 2021 tax statements have been mailed.
Full or half payments are due before January 1.
The treasurer’s office also now has the ability to email tax statements.
Property owners can also print out their tax statements by going online to tmconsulting.us.com.
For more information call 405-527-3261.
Here’s a good recipe to serve family and friends visiting.
Bacon Appetizer Crescents
8 oz. pkg. Philadelphia Cream Cheese, softened
8 slices Oscar Mayer Bacon, cooked, crumbled
1/3 cup Kraft Grated Parmesan Cheese
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
2 TBL chopped fresh parsley
1 TBL milk
2 8 oz. cans refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
Heat oven to 375°.
Mix all ingredients except crescent dough.
Separate each can of dough into 8 triangles; cut each triangle lengthwise in half. Spread each dough triangle with 1 generous tsp. cream cheese mixture; roll up, starting at short side of triangle. Place, point-sides down, on baking sheet.
Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.
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