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A special happy birthday to Rebecca Cypert.

Rebecca celebrates her birthday Saturday, August 26.


Happy birthday to Laura Harris, Dusty Ricks, Christy Powell, Kay Bunn, Haydin Buterbaugh, Brittany Mayes, Shandy Nemecek, Patrick Kozik, Garrett Galyean, Ralph Crampton, Don Ratliff, Phyllis Bennett, Alvin Jones, Terry Ellis, Hoss Frasier, Kathy Keeler, Macy Ellis, Grace Goldsby, Tim McGowen, Walter Belfiore, Stan Gralla and Matthew Keeler.


The Purcell Public Library will present “Healthier You: Navigating Medicare” Tuesday, August 29, from 10-11 a.m. in the meeting room.

Join Chelle McCaskill as she presents the program on how to navigate Medicare. Become more confident in advocating for yourself and others by discovering accurate tools, techniques and resources in this information and interactive presentation designed for adults.

Registration is required and you can save your spot by calling 405-527-5546 or online at pioneerlibrarysystem.org.


The Purcell Farmers Market is held each Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Santa Fe Plaza on Main Street.

Fresh, local produce, crafts, artisan food/drinks, book and vintage finds are all available.


The August Heart of Oklahoma Chamber of Commerce luncheon will be held Thursday, August 31, at 12 p.m. at the Mid-America Technology Center, 27438 State Highway 59, in Wayne.

The luncheon will feature superintendents Dr. Toby Ringwald, Wayne; Dr. Sheli McAdoo, Purcell; Chad Hall, Lexington; and Chris Reynolds, Washington, and Mike Eubank, Mid-America Technology Center.

The superintendents will be speaking on the “State of the Schools.”

The host for the luncheon is McClain Bank.

RSVP by Monday, August 28, by calling or texting 405-527-3093 or email elisabeth@theheartofok.com.


The Purcell Public Library will present “Learn It! Digital Citizenship Skills for 6th-8th Grade” Saturday, September 2, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

In this introduction to digital citizenship skills we will build confidence in your digital skills. This class is designed for 6th-8th grade students.

Strengthen your digital skills. This program will cover digital citizenship skills through hands-on exploration in a supportive learning environment.

Digital Citizenship Skills is provided by a grant through Common Sense Education in collaboration with the Public Library Association and AT&T. This workshop will be divided into 3 sections with brain breaks and lunch provided.

The workshop will explore how tweens can: balance their technology use, make sure to be kind online, stand up for others online, stay safe online, make sure we consume and share credible information, and use technology with a purpose.

Students who attend must be in 6th-8th grade and attend the whole workshop to receive a $100 VISA gift card.

Workshop schedule:

10 a.m.—Connecting with Kindness: Online Relationships

10:45 a.m.—Brain Break

11:15 a.m.—Connecting with Vigilance: Cyber Safety

Noon Lunch (Provided for attendees)

12:30 p.m.—Connecting with Vigilance: Online Misinformation

1 p.m.—Wrap-up

This workshop will be concluded by 1:15 p.m.

Registration is required and you can save your spot by calling 405-527-5546 or online at pioneerlibrarysystem.org.


The Purcell Register will be closed on Monday, September 4, in observance of Labor Day.

The office will be open at 8 a.m. Tuesday and regular deadlines of 11 a.m. will apply.


It’s time to start planning for football watch parties and this dip is sure to become one of your favorites.

Crack Dip

16 oz. sour cream

16 oz. mayo

16 oz. ranch dressing, from a bottle

1 jar real bacon bits

1 pkg. shredded parmesan cheese

1 bundle green onions

Mix all the ingredients together and refrigerate overnight.


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