EARLY DEADLINE: Our deadline for our Thanksgiving Edition
(November 19, 2018) will be on Wednesday, November 14 by 5 p.m. for
all copy and advertising. Our offices will be closed on Friday,
November 16th for a family event. Thank you!
BASKETBALL: Workday for MLHS Basketball players on November 17th
from 8:00 AM-Finished. If you have a project, please email Josh
Ybarra at firstname.lastname@example.org
OPEN HOUSE: It's almost that time! Christmas is right around the
corner, and the Chamber has scheduled Open House. Mark your
calendars for Sunday November 18th, 2018. Details will be out soon
but wanted to give everyone a heads up about the LIGHTED parade. If
there is anything your business or organization would like to add to
the schedule of events please let me know, and I will get it added.
Just a reminder. Indian bucks are a great way to give back to the
community. They are free of charge and great gifts!
UPCOMING EVENTS AT THE LINCOLN LIBRARY: November 13 @ 10 am there
will be a screening of the new PBS program Let's Go Luna
November 15 @ 7 pm is Kansas Reads to Preschoolers
November 18 @ 3 pm during Christmas Open House we will have a
MOBILE PANTRY: Wednesday, November 14, 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.
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.
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
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
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.