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Local - April 15, 2024

MOBILE PANTRY: Medicine Lodge pickup will be on Wednesday, April 17, 2024, at the United Methodist Church, 108 E. Second. 12:30 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. Anyone who needs food assistance in Northern Barber County may attend. Guests sign in with address and number in household. Limit one visit per household. NOTICE: Please DO NOT COME BEFORE 12:15 as this causes issue with the school parking!

BLOODMOBILE: Friday, April 19th at the Medicine Lodge Methodist Church from 12 noon to 6:00 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome. Please donate!

NOTICE: Barber County Courthouse will be closed Friday, April
12th and Monday, April 15th for
building maintenance.

COFFEE: Barber County United invites the public to join them in Network Coffees at 10am each month on the third Tuesday in Kiowa and the third Thursday in Medicine Lodge. Locations will be published as soon as they become available.

EXTREME KIDS CLUB: At the Medicine Lodge Methodist Church Wednesdays from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. for ages 4 thru 6th grade. Snacks, physical activities, music, crafts, Bible lessons and fun! Permission slip MUST be signed for your child to attend.

Barber County Health Department Monthly Schedule
Tuesday am -Wic Clinic/or by appointment
Tuesday pm- Footcare
Every 2nd week on Friday Footcare in Kiowa
Family Planning Clinic- once a month (day varies)
Covid vaccine offered by appointment
Allergy Clinic offered by appointment
Love and Logic parenting class -by appointment only
Presumptive Eligibility for KanCare- by appointment only
Immunizations by appointment only
Pre-school and kindergarten physicals
Flu shot Clinic -starting each Oct.

MEETING: All Veterans Organization will meet the second Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Legion Hall.

COMMUNITY CARRY-IN DINNER for seniors age 50 and over at Isabel Senior Center. Every third Thursday at 6:00 p.m. Come join us.

NOTICE: To obtain a burn permit in Medicine Lodge, 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.

Notice to citizens of Medicine Lodge: Concerning the legal use of golf carts and ATVs (sometimes called side by sides) on city streets: ONLY licensed adults may operate these vehicles, when the vehicle is properly insured and has the appropriate license plate registered with the city.

NOTICE: If your house is within the ML city limits and needs a new 9-1-1 number, please contact the Stampede 4-H Club for a FREE set! Our club is providing free house numbers as a community service for emergency preparedness. Hardware is provided, and you can attach them or we can. Give us a call at 620-886-2244.

NOTICE: Help and hope for family and friends of alcoholics. Join us at Al-Anon (adults) at 7 and Alateen (youth) at 6 in the basement of the Kiowa St. John’s Catholic Church rectory (house on corner of Main and 10th). For questions or possible transportation, please call (620) 899-3268 or email

MEETINGS: Sharon Fellowship Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Tuesday evenings 7pm at the Senior Center in the People's Bank building 106 Broadway St Sharon, KS 67138. Contact Randy C 620-930-8207.

NOTICE: South Central Community Foundation “Youth Making A Difference” application are here at this link: This is a great opportunity for South Barber 9-12th grade students to gain experience with grant selections, network for scholarships, build friendships, and resume experience! Please encourage your student to complete the application and thank you in advance for representing South Barber USD 255!!!

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

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Spring Flea Market
and Garage Sale to
be Hosted by South
Barber Area Chamber

South Barber Area Chamber of Commerce will host a spring flea market and garage sale day on April 27, 2024 in Kiowa. This event coincides with the South Barber Recreation Soccer Tournament Day.
The flea market will be set up on Main Street from 10am-2pm. Spots for the event are available on Main Street on a first come, first serve basis. Questions for the event can be directed to Jenna Mostert at (785)317-5362.
Maps for the city wide garage sale will be printed on April 19th and will be available at the soccer tournament and businesses that are open during the event. Community members that are interested in being added to the map can contact Summer Graves at (620)825-6179.
There will not be any Pioneer Day activities this year.


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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

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

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

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.