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It’s a Small World

Gracie Montgomery
Posted 11/23/22

Happy Thanksgiving!

Hope you are able to enjoy some time with family and friends this holiday.

The Register offices will be closed both Thursday and Friday, November 24 and 25, for the …

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It’s a Small World


Happy Thanksgiving!

Hope you are able to enjoy some time with family and friends this holiday.

The Register offices will be closed both Thursday and Friday, November 24 and 25, for the holiday.


Happy birthday to Don McQuerrey, Jerry Maynard, Clay Dawson, Kylie Tolle Hayes, Kimberly Fulks, Tyler Cummings, Alton Dragoo, David Sparlin, Sandra Cervantes, Jose Espinoza, Susan Johnson, Jose L. Chavez, Diego Murrieta, Gabriella Miranda, Juan Jose Aguinaga, Suzanne Harris, Chris Sheehy and Teresa Pollok.


The Purcell Public School Foundation will be selling fundraiser tickets to benefit the foundation.

Tickets are $50 and and one lucky winner will share in half of the money raised.

Tickets can be purchased from any foundation member or by contacting Kerry Wilhoit at McClain Bank or John D. Montgomery at The Purcell Register.


McClain County Operation Christmas is now accepting applications.

The deadline to submit applications is November 28.

Applications are available at the McClain County Health Department, the Purcell Public Library or Delta Community Action Foundation and on the McClain County Operation Christmas and Delta Community Action web pages.

For more information contact Peggy Christian at 405-990-4001.


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 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.


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.


Here’s a good recipe to use for your leftover turkey.

Roasted Turkey Enchilada Bake

2 cups chopped leftover roasted turkey

16 oz. jar Taco Bell® Thick & Chunky Medium Salsa

15 oz. can black beans, rinsed

1 cup frozen corn

1-1/2 Tbsp. chili powder

4 flour tortillas (8 inch)

3/4 cup sour cream

1-1/2 cups Kraft Mexican Style Shredded Four Cheese with a Touch of Philadelphia

Heat oven to 400°.

Combine first five ingredients.

Place two tortillas, in single layer, on bottom of 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray; top with layers of half each of the turkey mixture, sour cream and cheese. Repeat layers; cover.

Bake 40 minutes or until casserole is heated through and cheese is melted, uncovering after 30 minutes.


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