AREA MEMORIAL DAY SERVICES:American Legion Post #98 of Isabel
will be having Memorial Day Services on May 29, 2017 at the
following locations: Coats - 8:30 a.m. Sawyer - 9:30 a.m. Nashville
Lutheran - 10:30 a.m. Nashville Liberty - 11:00 a.m. Isabel - 11:30
MOBILE PANTRY: Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Medicine Lodge United
Methodist Church, 108 E. Second. 12:30 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. Anyone in
need of food assistance may attend. Guests must sign in with address
and number in household. One visit per household.
Medicare? "But I’m Not That Old… Yet!" Need Information to
Navigate the Maze of Medicare? The SouthWest Kansas Area Agency on
Aging is sponsoring a meet-and-greet Medicare informational meeting
at 5:30 on May the 25th at the Senior Center of Medicine Lodge (213
N. Main, Medicine Lodge) to explain Medicare to those nearing
Medicare age. This is a short, to the point, in-a-nutshell
presentation with questions afterwards for those who have a need for
more in-depth knowledge. These programs will be presented by: Rick
Schaffer, Information and Assistance Director, Senior Health
Insurance Coordinator. Michael Johnson, Family Caregiver
Coordinator, Senior Health Insurance Counselor for Kansas. Lori
Gerard, Information and Assistance Specialist, Senior Health
Insurance Counselor for Kansas. Please call 620-225-8230,
800-742-9531 to register or if you have any questions. You may also
register online at SWKAAA.org.
MEMORIAL DAY: The VFW of Medicine Lodge will be conducting a
memorial service at 10:00 a.m. Monday, May 29, 2017 at the Highland
cemetery. The public is invited to attend the event and encouraged
to participate with the honoring of all those who served in the
armed services and are now buried in the cemetery. The area around
the small chapel will be where the event will take place. The VFW
Members and Auxiliary will be placing flags on the graves at 8:00
a.m. in the morning if any of the public wish to help with this
task. If additional information is needed you can contact Phillip
Sill at 620-886-5166.
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.
David Felio Family Fund: In reference to the passing of David
Felio and the great need for the family, monetary donations are
being accepted in both North Barber County and South Barber County.
Donations can be dropped off at The People's Bank in Medicine Lodge
or given to Konnie Lukins in Kiowa. Konnie's phone number is
620-886-2081. Contact person in Medicine Lodge is Deb Bell at
620-886-5852. Checks should made out to The People's Bank.
FREE MOVIE NIGHT: The Medicine Lodge Ministerial Alliance
Association invites all youth and adults (ages 12 and up) to a FREE
showing of the Movie, "THE CASE FOR CHRIST" rated PG. The Kiowa
ChiefTain Theatre is showing the movie on Tuesday, May 23 and
Thursday, May 25 as well but the Wednesday, May 24 night is a
special FREE screening for Medicine Lodge church members and
residents and their guests ONLY.
This event is sponsored and funded by the Medicine Lodge
Ministerial Alliance. Load up a carload of youth, bring a friend,
make it a date night, all ML youth and adults are welcome. Support
this faith based movie!
Church vehicles and vans will be providing transportation for
local youth (6-12 grade). Vehicles will be leaving the high school
parking lot at 6:00 PM for Kiowa.
NEW HOURS: The Stockade Museum will be open Tuesday thru Sunday
1-4 p.m. and will be closed on Mondays. 209 W. Fowler, 620-886-3553.
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.
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.
SATURDAY HOURS: NBCRC Wellness Center will now be offering
Saturday hours of 8 - 11 a.m.
FRESH NUTS: Select Jumbo Pecan Halves or English Walnuts, Halves
& Pieces are available in 1-lb. pkgs. The fresh nuts are being sold
by Gyp Hills Pilot Club and are available at the Lincoln Library
during regular hours or by calling Rosalee Armstrong at
FLAGS AVAILABLE: The VFW Post #7625 have flags available in three
different sizes: 3’x5’, 4’x6’, and 5’x8’. For more information,
contact John Peirson at (620) 388-1459.
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.
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.
VFW POST #7625: Meetings are on the first Thursday of every month
at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion building in Medicine Lodge.
NOTICE: AA meetings are Tuesday nights at 8PM at the Presbyterian
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.
PLEASE HELP! MLGS is collecting Boxtops for Education. Please
help! Boxtops can be dropped off at the collection box at White’s
Foodliner or The Grade School office. The school gets 10 cents per
label so that really adds up! These labels are on products you
already buy every day! Thank you for supporting MLGS! Friendly
reminder to cut on lines. They have to be that way when redeemed.
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.