CANCELLED! The 19th Annual Haunted Hayrack Ride has been canceled
due to the excessive rainfall. With more rain predicted between now
and Halloween, plus cooler temperatures, the trail will not dry out
in time for us to put on the ride. We look forward to 2019, and the
opportunity to put it on again. The Greater Barber County Historical
Action Assn., Inc.
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!
halloween parade: The Medicine Lodge Chamber would like to invite
everyone to the Spook Parade on Halloween Night. Join us October
31st, 5:30 pm at the Lincoln Library. Top 3 costumes will be
rewarded! Come one, Come ALL! Call 620-886-3417 or email
firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions.
TRUNK OR TREAT: A great way to GIVE BACK to the community that
supports your business, a great and inexpensive way to promote your
business and a great way to have FUN! Medicine Lodge First Assembly
of God Church would like to offer any local business, organization
or non-profit group in ML the opportunity to join us for the 2018
COMMUNITY Truck or Treat-Wednesday, Oct 31 from 6-7:30 PM following
the spooks parade. Vehicles need to be parked in the 1st Assembly of
God parking lot, decorated, costumes on and groups/business ready to
give out free candy @ 6:00 PM sharp to 0-12 year old kids. Last year
over 200 kids and their parents attended this annual event. First,
Second and Third place prizes for best theme. Clubs, organizations
and/or businesses interested in participating must first register
for FREE with First Assembly by Tuesday, Oct 30 by calling Pastor
Rodney at 620-886-3588 or email email@example.com This is a
Christian, Family Friendly event-NO scary clowns, witches, ghosts,
nothing evil looking, etc. All themes and costumes must be kid
friendly and family friendly approved. TRUNK OR TREAT: Safe. Easy.
Fun! Make plans to join us following the parade and represent your
business and/or organization!
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.