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Doesn’t seem possible but we will celebrate our 34th anniversary here in Purcell January 20!

We still feel incredibly fortunate to be able to call Purcell our home after all these years!


Happy birthday to The Register’s own David Stull.

He celebrates his birthday Tuesday, January 23.


A special happy 60th birthday to Mike Berrey!

Mike celebrates his birthday Thursday, January 18.


Happy birthdays also go out to Darla Delcambre, Chad Anderson, Gus Mathis, Kim Russell, Audri Lukens, Danny Johnson, Michele Schaub, Zack Harris II, Connie Sue Skinner, Luann Harris, Bill Cummings, Earla Tate, Lana Beerhalter, Alexis Cummings, Rachelle Perigo, Danny Matthews, Gustavo Chacon, Patricia Murphy, Daniel Shea, Daniel Estrada, Helen Genz. Terry Black, Laura Wood, Truda Foutch and Bailee McGowen-Martinez.


The City of Purcell will have a public meet and greet for the new city manager Sam Demel.

The event will be held from 1-3 p.m. Thursday, January 18, in the City Hall Community Room.


It’s time for the Heart of Oklahoma Basketball Tournament!

The tournament begins today (Thursday) and concludes Saturday.

There will be lots of great basketball, so make plans to attend.

All the brackets and a complete list of competitors is on the sports page.


The Purcell Public Library is having its annual Purcell Friends of the Library Book Sale through January 22.

The sale is open during regular library hours.

Hours of the library are Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, 1-5 p.m.

For more information call 405-527-5546.


The Purcell Public Library will present “STEAM Kids” Tuesday, January 30, from 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Ignite your curiosity and creativity through this exploration of all things STEAM. The program is designed for children ages 6-11.

Did you know, almost everything we use connects back to STEAM? Discover the elements of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math through hands-on activities and exploration. Boost your problem-solving and teamwork skills in this program.

For more information call 405-527-5546 or online at pioneerlibrarysystem.org.


Here’s a great recipe you can make in your slow cooker and come home to a delicious meal.

Easy Taco Soup

1 pound ground beef

1 small onion, chopped

4-5 cloves garlic, minced

4 cups beef or chicken broth of stock

15. oz. can of corn, drained

15 oz. can black beans, rinsed and drained

15 oz. can chili beans in chili sauce

28 oz. can crushed tomatoes

4 oz. can chopped green chiles

1 TBL chili powder

2 tsps. cumin

1 tsp. dried oregano, onion powder and garlic powder

Salt, pepper and cayenne pepper to taste

Place cooked ground beef in the bottom of the crockpot. Add in all other ingredients and stir together.

Cover with lid and cook on high 4-6 or low 8-10 hours.


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