A happy birthday wish goes out to Bill Moakley.

Bill celebrates his birthday today Thursday, April 8, so be sure and extend your birthday wishes to him!


Happy birthday wishes go out to Donna Rother of Clinton.

Donna celebrates her birthday Sunday, April 11.


A special happy birthday to Janet Woolly.

Janet celebrates her birthday Monday, April 12.


Happy 47th anniversary to Vickie and Bobby Foraker.

They celebrate their anniversary Sunday, April 12.


Happy birthdays also go out to Kimber Andrews, Marilyn Ellis, Kaitlyn Sheehy, Mary Hope, Ann Ewing, John McCurdy, Nicky Hail, Beth Adams, Amy Tolle, Matthew Stanton, Chris Hurt, Gordon Richards, Nanette Williams, Rhonda Thomas, Gage Mathis, Cole Swayze, Brenda Lucy, Emily Williams, Ethan Berger, Kylee Field, Kellar Eubank, Amber Abney, Kate Richardson, Faith Bay, Albert Rangel, Miguel Angel Orta, Angelica Ortiz, Marco Trejo, Gloria Shea, Jan Harrowa and Concepcion Aguinaga. 


Join in Ask an Expert, a virtual program at the Purcell Public Library, that will be held Friday, April 9, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Ask an Expert is a Q&A style program designed to connect you to experts in your community and share information.

This is a virtual program and registration is required by calling 405-527-5546 or email mc@pioneerlibrarysystem.org.


For those who have read comic books for decades, or those just interested in learning more about the perhaps unexpected depth of the genre, the Pioneer Library System is offering a discussion group centered on the genre. 

Sacred Panels: A Comics Book Club will continue into the future with monthly meetings generally scheduled on the third Thursday of each month. Access to the Zoom presentation is available by signing up in advance at http://pioneer.libnet.info/event/4766766. A valid email address is required.

Topic and date for the next discussion is:  

April 15 – Invincible, Vol. 1: Family Matters, by Robert Kirkman (author of The Walking Dead series). 

 A copy of this title will be available through the Hoopla downloadable service.


A Purcell Community Blood Drive will be held from 2-5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 15, in the parking lot of Purcell Municipal Hospital.

To schedule  an appointment, contact the Oklahoma Blood Institute at 877-340-8777 or visit obi.org.


Lexington 89ers Day will be held from 5-9 p.m. on Friday, April 16, and from 9 a.m. to 5p.m. on Saturday, April 17.

The carnival is coming back to town! There will also be a car show, parade, live entertainment, food trucks, crafts and vendors, Weiner dog races, gunfighters, petting zoo and more!

For any questions email lexchamberok@gmail.com.


Here’s a great recipe for your Easter ham leftovers.

Classic Ham Salad

1/2 of 8-oz. tub Philadelphia Cream Cheese

1/4 cup mayonnaise

9 ounces ham, finely chopped

1/4 cup sweet pickle relish

2 tablespoons chopped red bell peppers

 Black pepper to taste

Mix cream cheese and mayo in medium bowl until well blended.

Stir in remaining ingredients.

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