News Notes

Blessings available to give or receive

A blessing box has been placed on the west side of the Lindsay Senior Nutrition Center, located at 310 W. Choctaw in Lindsay.
Those who are able may leave unopened non-perishable food items as well as new hygiene products in the box, according to Kim Dutton.
The items placed in the box will be available to anyone in need and may be picked up at any time. “Just open the box and take what you need,” Ms. Dutton explained.

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Clothes closet is open in downtown Lindsay

The Erin Springs Baptist Church clothes closet is open in downtown Lindsay on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m., according to Brenda Morrow.
EVERYONE is invited to select clothing, and it is all FREE.
Social distancing and masks are required, and no more than three customers will be allowed in the store at a time.
New items are added weekly.
The Erin Springs Baptist Church clothes closet is located at 219 S. Main in downtown Lindsay.
Those who have questions may contact Ms. Morrow at 405-756-0908.

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Small Business Saturday is Sat., Nov. 27

Small businesses in America employ over half of our country’s workers, and creates 65 percent of the new jobs in our country.
The tenth annual Small Business Saturday will be held Sat., Nov. 30 “to support the local businesses that create jobs, boost the economy and preserve neighborhoods around the country,” according to an American Express press release.
We, here at the Shopper News Note, suggest our readers support Small Business Saturday!

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Purcell’s ‘Lights From the Heart’ opens soon

Purcell’s annual ‘Lights From the Heart’ opens Thanksgiving Eve, according to a news release.
The drive-through opens at 5:30 p.m. nightly from Thanksgiving Eve through New Year’s Eve, Fri., Dec. 31, and is open until 10:00 p.m. nightly.
The two-mile drive around the Purcell City Lake features over 650,000 lights, including tunnels of Christmas lights.
‘Light From the Heart’ is free of charge, but donations are welcome. The beautiful display is located in Purcell, just off I-35, at exits 91 and 95.
Saturday evenings offer Selfies with Santa and various food an drink vendors.
The lights are made possible by individuals, businesses, volunteers, city employees, the city of Purcell, the city council and the Purcell Tourism Advisory Board.
Those who have questions may contact Purcell Tourism at 405-527-3093.


Shop with a Cop – donations needed

The 2021 annual Shop with a Cop program is off and running in Lindsay, according to Aaron Aprill, Lindsay’s Interim Police Chief.
The Lindsay Police Department is asking for donations for this worthwhile program that gives a helping hand to the children in need in the Lindsay community.
The children will be treated to breakfast on Sat., Dec. 18, and then transported with their Cops to go shopping in Lindsay, just in time for Christmas.
Donations can be taken to the Lindsay City Hall, located at 312 S. Main, or to the Lindsay Police Department, located at 801 Industrial Park (Hwy. 76N) in Lindsay.
Those who would like further information may contact the Lindsay Police Department at 405-756-4481.