CORRECTION: The Highland Cemetery budget hearing took place on
August 11, 2016, and subsequent to the hearing, the budget was
approved at the same mill level as 2016 budget
NOTICE: Due to recent damage to the greens at the Medicine Lodge
Golf Course, there will no longer be night golf allowed unless
approved by the Board.
CONCERT IN THE BARN: Benefit Concert, Kid-N-Calf Mentoring
Program. 7:00 p.m. Saturday, August 27, 2016. 13479 SE US Hwy 160, 3
miles East of Sharon. Free hayrack rides and concessions at 6:00
p.m. With Dean & Debbie and the band "Isaiah". Also featuring Daryl
Schiff, Lonnie Dreyer, Griffin Hopkins, Jennifer Smithart and Marvin
Maxfield. For more information call 316-706-5993.
ENROLLMENT & OPEN HOUSE: Helping Hands Preschool Enrollment and
Open House, 108 East Second, Medicine Lodge. East side of building
entrance. Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon and 5:00 -
6:30 p.m. This preschool program is for 3, 4, and 5 year olds. Hope
to see you!
SCHOOL SUPPLIES HELP: Sunday "Sundae" and Community School Supply
Drive. The Ministerial Alliance is offering free ice cream in the
park on Sunday, August 28, 2016, at 7 p.m. Please bring one school
supply item: paper, pencils, glue, notebooks, folders, markers,
Kleenex, Clorox wipes, or anything listed on the official school
supply list for Medicine Lodge students. Help support your
NEW STORYWALK - It’s a joyful message anytime but especially in
light of recent events as it celebrates the world's vast diversity
from a kid's point of view! The children can start their Tuesday
with the FREE Lunch Program at the Grade School at 11 a.m. and then
walk over to enjoy the StoryWalk Kickoff! It will be up for 3 weeks,
so if you can't make it Tuesday, you still have plenty of time to
take the kids for a leisurely walk around the USD 254 Central Office
block to read this beautiful book together!
BOY SCOUT TROOP #227 IS REFORMING: for boys ages 12-18. For more
information, contact Brian Withrow at (620) 213-0391.
SUMMER FOOD: Summer meals are available to all kids age 18 and
younger at no cost. To eat ~ just show up! From 11:00 a.m. to 12:00
noon at the Medicine Lodge Grade School Cafeteria at 320 N. Walnut
on Mondays through Fridays beginning May 9, 2016 (except on
holidays). Adult meals cost $3.80. Summer meals give you the energy
needed for fun in the sun! Sponsored by USD 254. The Institution is
an equal opportunity provider.
WILDFIRE RECOVERY: The Comanche Pool Prairie Resource Foundation
has announced a $120,000.00 in-kind contribution from PastureMap for
the Anderson Creek Wildfire Cleanup initiative. A symposium
introducing PastureMap will be held in the Sunflower Room at the
Peoples Bank on Thursday, August 11, 2016 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Please confirm reservations by e-mail at email@example.com or by
calling (620) 213-0133.
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.
SATURDAY HOURS: NBCRC Wellness Center will now be offering
Saturday hours of 8 - 11 a.m.
NUTS: The Gyp Hills Pilot Club has Pecan Halves, Pecan Pieces,
Cashews and Tropical Mix. Please call Virginia Moody at 620-213-0252
or Rosalee Armstrong at 620-886-3598.
NOTICE: AA meetings are Tuesday nights at 8PM at the Presbyterian
LEISURE CENTER: The Leisure Center is reaching out to the
community to ask for help in delivering meals and driving the bus.
One day a week (excluding Saturday and Sunday) is all you would be
asked to do. If you feel like you cannot commit to one day a week
then sign up as a reserve driver or deliverer. If you should need to
be off, someone will fill in. This is a wonderful service for our
community and certainly helps people who do not feel like fixing a
meal or just can’t because of health reasons. The saying "many hands
make light work" certainly applies to this situation. Drivers need a
valid driver’s license. Please call 886-3466 if you are interested.
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.
CUB SCOUTS: The Medicine Lodge Lions Club is reforming Cub Scout
Pack 227. All boys from first through fifth grade, or between the
ages of 7 and 10 years old, and their parents are eligible to join.
For more information contact Brian Withrow at 930-2006 or
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.