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A special happy birthday to The Register’s own John D. Montgomery.

He celebrates his birthday Saturday, February 3.


Happy birthdays also go out to Suzanne McAuley, Mary Ford, Joshua Keeler, David Woods, Patty Dumas, Sydney Dye, Kyle Frasier, Vivian Steiner, Fabiana Trejo, Pat Bruehl, Aaron Dumas, Lucio Ocampo, Jestin Wright, Beverly Hodges, Henry York, Isaac Keeler, Elizabeth Pacheco and Miguel Cruz.


The Purcell Masonic Lodge #27 is sponsoring a baked potato dinner fundraiser for the Lexington High School Southern Accents Show Choir.

The dinner is set for Thursday, February 1, from 5-8 p.m. in the Lexington High School Commons Area.

Proceeds will help the show choir with expenses including Missouri Invitational Competition.

Tickets are $8 and can be purchased by calling 405-365-7026.


The Purcell Ladies Golf Association 2024 kickoff meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Wednesday, February 7, at the golf course clubhouse.

New members are welcome to attend.


Have some styrofoam you’re wanting to get rid of? Now’s your chance!

The Purcell Public Library is sponsoring a styrofoam recycling event from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, February 10, at the library, 919 N. 9th St., in Purcell.

Let’s help create positive change in our community by collecting and densifying styrofoam for recycling.


The 34th Annual Purcell Livestock Show and Bonus Auction is slated.

The Livestock Show will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, February 18, at the McClain County Expo Center in Purcell.

The Purcell Bonus Auction will be held Thursday, February 22, at the Purcell Agriculture Education Building.

Twenty-six students will be participating.

The public is welcome to attend.


Here’s a quick and easy recipe to have on the table fast.

One Pot Mexican Rice Casserole

1 lb. ground beef

1 small onion, diced

Salt and pepper, to taste

2 tablespoons taco seasoning

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1 cup long grain white rice

1-1/2 cups beef broth

15 ounce can corn, drained

8 ounces tomato sauce

1/2 cup salsa

1 cup shredded cheese

Cook the ground beef and onion together with salt and pepper to taste in a large skillet over medium high heat until beef is no longer pink. Drain grease if necessary.

Return the pan to the stove and sprinkle the beef with the garlic powder and taco seasoning.

Stir in the rice, broth, corn, tomato sauce, and salsa.

Bring mixture to a boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer for 18-20 minutes until rice is tender.

Top with cheese and return the lid to the pan for 2-3 minutes until cheese is melted.


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