MEDICINE LODGE BLOOD DRIVE: Monday, August 17, 2020, 12:00 p.m. to
6:00 p.m. United Methodist Church, Main Room, 108 E. 2nd Ave.
SPECIAL USD 254 BOARD MEETING: Notice to Public: USD 254 will hold a
special board meeting at the USD 254 District Office, 100 E 1st, in
Medicine Lodge, KS on Monday, August 3rd @ 7:30 p.m. via zoom to
discuss the COVID 19 district policies and protocols for the
2020-2021 school year.
NOTICE: Under advisement of the Barber County Health Department, The
Kiowa Senior Center will not re-open until the end of June or Phase
4 of the COVID-19 re-open schedule.
SOUTH BARBER ENTROLLMENT: Looking forward to seeing everyone at
District Enrollment— AUGUST 10th-12th 2020:
· MONDAY, AUG. 10th - K-6 Enrollment 8-4 pm (At South Barber
· TUESDAY, AUG. 11th - K-6 Enrollment 8-4 pm (at South Barber
Elementary); Seniors 8-10am; Juniors 10- 12noon; Soph. 1:30-3:30pm
(At South Barber 7th-12th Site); Fresh. 6:00 pm (At South Barber
7-12th Site Auditorium).
· TUESDAY, AUG. 11th - COVID-19 Parent Meeting 7PM H.S. Gym. (Also
live stream at South Barber USD 255 Facebook Page).
· WEDNESDAY AUG. 12th - PreK 8-4pm (At Elementary site); 8th grade
8-10am; 7th grade 6pm (At 7th-12th Grades Site).
Please visit - https://www.southbarber.com/enrollment to print off
applicable forms and receive necessary information for enrollment.
NOTICE: Kiowa City Office change of hours. Will now be open from
7:30 A.M.- 4:30 P.M.
NEW SPORT: South Barber USD 255 is adding Cross-Country for boys and
girls in the fall of 2020. Interested participants and questions
about the program should contact Athletic Director Steve Roberts at
email@example.com or 833-722-7237.
NOTICE: Due to Covid 19 the Lion's Club will not be soliciting
Birthday Calendars this year. If you ordered one last year we will
order you one this year. If you have additions or changes to be made
with your listing, please email the Lion's Club of Medicine Lodge
or call Jeff Porter at the City office if you do not have access to
Thank you for your understanding during this difficult time.
John W. Nixon, Lion's Club Secretary
Stockade is OPEN
Come see the new gift shop!
Closed on Monday's.
Tues-Thurs 12 P.M.-5 P.M.
Fri-Sat 10:30 A.M.-5 P.M.
Sun 1 P.M.- 5 P.M.
NOTICE: Retired Veterans Chaplain, Rev. Kenneth Webb has a new
address. After 38 years of serving Posts here in Kiowa, Chaplain
Webb had to go into a nursing home. His new address is: Veterans
Chaplain, Rev. Kenneth Webb, Ambassador Manor, 1340 E. 61st. Street,
Tulsa, OK 74136-0605.
NOTICE: New Meeting Time! 7 p.m. at the Legion Bldg. Meetings will
now be held on the 2nd Thursday of the month, and no longer on the
1st Thursday. We will be coordinating the VFW & American Legion
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: South Central Community Foundation “Youth Making A
Difference” application are here at this link: https://sccfks.org/aboutymad.html
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!!!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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.
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CBOK Introduces New Branch
Brook Keast has joined CBK as the Branch Manager in Medicine Lodge,
bringing with her ten years of customer service experience. Those
from Medicine Lodge may know her from the Black Diamond Express,
where Brook and her family were previous owners. Brook is involved
with many Medicine Lodge community activities including the Chamber
of Commerce, Red-Dirt Roundup, and Golf Course board. She is a
graduate of South Barber High School and Hutchinson Community
College. Brook and her husband, Kade, have two children, Kyden and
Kasen, and enjoy sports and camping among other family activities.
Tyler Lankford, the new Branch Manager in the CBK Derby-Buckner
branch, is a familiar face at Citizens Bank of Kansas. Tyler has
been with CBK and its predecessor, Verus Bank, since 2017, serving
in various customer service roles including New Accounts and Retail
Banking Specialist II (teller). Tyler is a Derby native, graduating
from Derby High School before attending Wichita State University.
Tyler and his wife, Taylor, are busy with house renovations and
their three Labrador Retrievers - Boomer, Daisy, and Millie.
Bailey Campbell is the new Branch Manager at the Derby-Rock Road
branch. Bailey has nine years of banking experience in Kansas and
Oklahoma, ranging from loans to private banking. A native of Enid,
Oklahoma, Bailey graduated from Enid High School and attended
Central University of Oklahoma. Bailey's family includes husband,
Mike, and three sons - Harvey, Cooper, and Hudson. They spend their
family time together with Derby Football (in which Harvey and Cooper
participate), swimming and exploring local food trucks.
"We're thrilled to have these three talented individuals as Branch
Managers at CBK, bringing their skills and experience to enhance our
Bank," said Stacy Gear, SVP/Chief Development Officer. "Providing
quality customer service is our top priority; Brook, Tyler, and
Bailey will lead the charge at our branches."
Citizens Bank of Kansas takes pride in being the family-owned
neighborhood bank for its customers for four generations. CBK has
banking facilities throughout south central Kansas and has a strong
tradition of community service. Learn more at