Happy birthday to Charlie Sherman, Carrie Mayes, Perry Nemecek, Michael Perigo, Mike Carpenter, Tonia Rollins, Ashton Nemecek, Ryder and Rowan Nemecek, Kerry Nemecek, Grant Horoho, Phil Horoho, Kadie Anne Scoggins, Harry Wollenberg, Danniele Perigo, Fritz Johnson, Victoria Cleeland, Helen Harrison, Matt Frazier, Caylin Nimmo, Kevin Clagg, John Isaac Dumas, Susannah Marie Rowell, Victoria Leigh Hooper, Sylvia Morales, Kim Murray, Mark Suchy, Melissa Farrow, Judy Taber, Susan Gray, Jeff Abernathy, Bret Petty, Johna Pryor, Kurt Gray, Bob Atterbery, Tom Rogers, Heather McBride and Debbie Gantz.
The Fourth Annual Tacky Sweater 5K and Fun Run will be held Saturday, December 5.
Check in starts at 7 p.m. at the Purcell Multi-Purpose Center and the run begins at 9:30 p.m.
All registration fees will go to The Fallen Outdoors Oklahoma Team.
For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Melissa Pruitt at 405-255-1463 or Tiffany Cheatwood at 405-205-3420.
Drive around Purcell City Lake and create holiday memories as you see over 190 animated displays featuring over 650,000 lights at Purcell’s Lights From the Heart!
There is no admission fee, but donations are greatly appreciated.
The gates open at 5:30 p.m. nightly.
The lights will be open until New Years Eve!
The Wayne Fire Department is holding its 30th 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 12.
For more information contact Sarah Kennedy at 405-570-2478 or Jared Reaves at 405-640-7110.
Heart of Oklahoma Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Elisabeth Baker has announced plans for the annual Christmas event.
“Santa Cruise” will be held Tuesday, December 15, from 6-8 p.m.
It is being called “Santa Cruise” because people are going to drive down Main Street, staying in their cars, to see Santa Claus on a fire truck.
You can’t get close to him this year and there will be no photos allowed, but you can give him a big wave.
McClain County Treasurer Teresa Jones reminds property owners in the county that 2020 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 pop in your slow cooker and have ready at the end of the day.
Slow Cooker Mexican Taco Casserole
1 lb. ground beef
1/2 onion, chopped
1 cup of corn
1 can black beans, drained
1 can Rotel tomatoes
1/2 pkg. taco seasoning
Garlic salt to taste
2 cups cooked rice
8 ozs. shredded cheddar cheese
Brown your beef. Add onions, taco seasoning, tomatoes, beans and corn. Stir to combine and set aside.
Spray the inside of slow cooker with non-stick cooking spray. Spread the cooked rice in the bottom of the slow cooker. Sprinkle with garlic salt.
Spoon meat mixture over the rice. Top with cheddar cheese.
Cook on high for 2-3 hours or low for 4-6 hours.
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