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Local - December 10, 2018

DONATE BLOOD: Medicine Lodge Blood Drive will be held on Friday, December 14, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, 108 E. 2nd Ave. Call 1-800-RED-CROSS to make your life saving appointment.

PROGRAM: Santa says to mark your calendars for an evening of music presented by the Middle School and High School Music Departments. Our concert is on Monday, December 17, and starts at 6 pm in the gym at the ML Junior-Senior High School. Enjoy a mixture of old and new music as several groups and soloists put you in the holiday mood and keep Mr. Grinch at bay! See you there!

Nuts are here! Gyp Hills Pilot Club has peacan halves, pieces, walnuts, and cashews. You may pick up at Lincoln Library or call Rosalee Armstrong at 620-886-3598.

MOBILE PANTRY: Wednesday, December 19, 2018. Medicine Lodge United Methodist Church, 108 E. Second. 12:30 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. Anyone who needs food assistance may attend. Guests sign in with address and number in household. Limit one visit per household.

MEETING: The Annual Fair Board Meeting starts at 7:00 p.m. in the Jury Room on December 16. Elections will be held.

SNACK WITH SANTA: Saturday, December 8, 2018. 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sunflower Room at Peoples Bank. Sponsored by Epsilon Sigma Alpha

SCAM ALERT: Businesses in the Liberal area have been targeted by scammers demanding payment or threatening disconnection. The number given to call back with payment is 866.985.8538, ext. 101. DO NOT CALL BACK OR PAY. Southern Pioneer Electric will never demand payment or threaten disconnection. If you receive a call demanding payment immediately, please hang up and call our office at 620.624.7433.

MEMORIAL: Classmates and friends of Ronnie Fincher are starting a Ronnie Fincher Memorial Scholarship that will be given annually to a MLHS baseball player. Ronnie was an avid baseball fan, particularly of the St. Louis Cardinals. Donations may be sent to the Peoples Bank of Medicine Lodge or given to Bill or Patti Barnard or Brett Fincher.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY: You are invited to Celebrate Recovery, a Christ-centered recovery program, Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. at First Christian Church, 300 South Main Street, Medicine Lodge. Celebrate Recovery may help you become free from addictive, compulsive, and dysfunctional behaviors. Women and men are invited. For more information, call (620) 886-3743.

FOOD DRIVE: All six locations of Farmers Co-op Equity Co. are conducting a food drive and are collecting items for the benefit of local food banks. All community members are urged to do their part and donate food items to help local friends and neighbors in need.

NOTICE: To obtain a burn permit, go to the City Office before burning. There is no charge and it is good for 30 days. Also, please remember to call the Sheriff’s Office and let them know the address of where the burning will take place.

BUSINESS HOURS: Medicine Lodge Memorial Hospital and Physicians Clinic Admissions Office. Monday - Thursday, 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday 6:30 a.m. - 2 :00 p.m. Patients can call to make appointments, make payments or general inquiries. Providers continue to see patients Monday - Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Friday 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

FLAGS AVAILABLE: The VFW Post #7625 have flags available in three different sizes: 3’x5’, 4’x6’, and 5’x8’. For more information, contact Phillip Sillat (620) 886-5166.

IRS SCAM: is one of the scams now prevalent in the area. Please remember to never give out any important information or numbers over the phone, ever. Ask for a call-back number and seek advice from a trusted individual before answering any questions. If the caller is threatening or pushy in any way, just hang-up. Hanging up is not bad manners; it is protecting yourself against scams.

SUPPORT THE INDIANS - Medicine Lodge Indian car tags now available. Being sold as fundraiser for MLHS Booster Club. To get yours call or text Shawn Liebst at 620-213-2094. These tags are $8. Tags also available at Booster table at home games.

NOTICE: The Barber County Sheriff's Office is asking that if you need fingerprinted for Concealed Carry, Teacher, or for any other reason, please do not fill out the fingerprint card. With our new machine we will enter all information needed to fill the card out. The Sheriff's Office does not charge for fingerprinting and the hours for this are 12:00 pm-1:00pm and 4:30pm-5:30pm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2019 City Dog Tags

Tags for spayed or neutered dogs are $5.00 and $15.00 otherwise. The dog owner will need to provide proof of current rabies vaccine to be able to purchase City tags. The tags expire December 31 of 2018 and will need to be renewed every year. City tags are a great way for the City and dog owners to keep better track of the animal in case it is picked up by animal control or found by a citizen of Medicine Lodge. Tags include the current year and say "City of Medicine Lodge, If Found, Please Call 620-886-3908" Each dog is assigned a number which is also engraved on the tag.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Church Directory
Holy Rosary Catholic Church 
300 Curry Lane
Mass 6 p.m. Saturday.

Community Bible Fellowship
Isabel Road & Curry Lane
Worship at 9:30 a.m. Teaching at 11 a.m.
Teaching Elder - Dwain Richert  886-9805

Cross Winds
109 W. First
Medicine Lodge, KS 67104
Pastors Rick & Vickie Moore
1-620-770-0927

First Baptist Church
900 Guffey Street
Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Worship 11 a.m.
Sun. Evening Service 7: p.m.
KREJ Radio Hour - 9 a.m. Sundays
Wed. 7:00 p.m.
 

First Assembly of God
701 N. Iliff
Rev. Rodney M. Worsham
Sun: Sunday School  9:30
Morning Service 10:30
Children’s Church 10:30
Evening Service 6:00
Wed Night Bible Study/Kids Activities/Revived Youth: 7:00
www.mlfirstassembly.com
620-886-3588

Southern Baptist Mission
Sunday School 9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship 10:30 a.m.
Youth Group 6 p.m. & Evening Service 7 p.m.

St. Mark Episcopal Church
Second and Walnut
Morning Worship, 9 a.m.
Wednesday night Bible Study
 7:00 p.m.

St. John's Lutheran Church
Nashville, KS
Sunday School 9:45  a.m.
Worship  Service 8:30 a.m.
886-3397 or 246-5220

Sun City Baptist Church
Sunday School 10:00 a.m.
Worship Service 11:00 a.m.
Sunday night & Wednesday evening
Service 7:00 p.m.
 

First Christian Church
300 South Main
Sunday School 9:30 a.m.
Worship Service 10:30 a.m.
Pastor Tom Walters 886-3743

First United Presbyterian Church
201 North Walnut
Worship Service, 9 a.m.
Contact: LeAnn Colborn
620-886-3108

-Trinity Lutheran Church
-Guffey and ElDorado
Sunday School 9:45  a.m.
Worship  8:30 a.m.
886-3397 or 246-5220

United Methodist Church
Second and Walnut
Worship Service 8:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.
Sunday School 9:30 a.m.
886-3903