Monday, June 29, 2009

Kiowa County / Greensburg Public Information Update

Public Information Update
Sunday, June 28, 2009 – Saturday, July 4th, 2009

Because of the move to the Courthouse, during July, the Kiowa Co. Health Dept. will not have Open clinic days on Tuesdays. Please call ahead to make appointments for any services you need during July.

· 8-man Tackle Football: 3rd – 6th grades, Meeting July 6th at County Meeting trailer.
· Youth Basketball Camp: Kindergarten – 5th grade. July 6th – 8th. Greensburg Gym. $10 fee.
· Back to School Swimming: Going to Rock River Rapids in Derby. $8 per child. 9:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
· Youth Football Camp: 2nd – 6th grades. July 21st – 23rd. $10 fee. Greensburg Football Field.

Late fees will apply after July 3rd on all programs.
For more information, contact Desiree at 405-338-8344

The Kiowa County Clerk’s Office is now able to issue Hunting and Fishing licenses. Additionally, they can process boat registrations and renewals.

Stop in and get your licenses and registrations locally.

June 30th - July 4th
9:30am - Midnight
Bay St. & Hwy. 54 in Greensburg
Help us send our youth to Camp!

Greensburg GreenTown’s Vistors Center behind the Kwik Shop will now be open the following hours during the summer:
Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Stop by to get your “green” questions answered. Check out a library book related to green building and living. Pick up your free E-cloth kit. Buy your copy of the Planet Green DVD of the “Greensburg Show.” Come see what else we have in store.

Sorry for the confusion in last week’s sheet.

· Ceramics workshops for all ages, July 18th & August 1.
For more information about these classes, call 723-2600 or email

Friday, July 3rd
7 p.m. Talent Show, followed by an Ice Cream Social

Saturday, July 4th
8 a.m. Kids Helicopter Ride
9 a.m. Donuts & Juice at City Hall
Car Show
10:30 a.m. Main Street Parade
11 a.m. Food Concessions begin
12 p.m. MHS Alumni Dinner followed by Alumni Meeting
12 – 2 p.m. Kids Water Game
1 – 3 p.m. Cake Walk
1 – 4 p.m. Bingo
2 – 5 p.m. Kids Carnival
5 p.m. Duck Races
5 & 7 p.m. Cow Patty Bingo
5:30 – 7 p.m. Hamburger Fry
8 – Midnight Dance
10 p.m. Fireworks

Sunday, July 5th
Church of your Choice
12 p.m. Spaghetti Dinner at School Cafeteria

Contact Cathy Sherer (620-548-2323 or 620-548-2297) for more information.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
211 E. Florida
Friday, July 10th 2009

Subsequently, the Courthouse offices are scheduled to be closed July 13th – 17th to move into the new offices of the courthouse.

On June 3rd, the Greensburg 4-Hers picked up the Stars of Hope signs throughout Greensburg and began placing them in the Livestock Pavilion on the new fairgrounds in accordance with the New York Says Thank You plans.

With the help of some volunteers, the 4-Hers were able to place 96 of the original 220 stars in the barn. If you have picked up a star for safe keeping, could you please return it to the Kiowa County Extension Office as we would like to place all of the stars in the pavilion.

The Kiowa County Fair Board has scheduled the 2009 4-H and Free Fair for July 27th – 29th. The 4-H Style Review and King/Queen contest will be on Tuesday, July 21st. The Horse Show will be held on Saturday, July 25.

Watch for more details as the fair gets closer! Fair Books will be available soon.

The First United Methodist Church in Greensburg is planning “Crocodile Dock”, the 2009 Vacation Bible School program. All children ages 3 – 5th grade (having just completed) are invited to participate in the program.

The VBS program will be held on July 13 – 17 from 6:30 - 8:45 p.m. Please contact Mary Mayhew at 620-723-3338 to sign-up for the program.

The Greensburg Farmers Market is back. The market intends to attract vendors from the local area offering fresh produce, baked goods, and other specialty items. Come down to Davis Park each Saturday until September 26th from 8 – 11 a.m.!

· City Hall will be closed on July 3rd in observance of Independence Day.
· City Hall Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Friday.
· City Hall Phone Number is 620-723-2751.
· City website is check out the website for city services, photos, news and the latest information.
· City Council meetings are held the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month. The meetings begin at 6:00 p.m. and will be held in the Business Incubator Building, located at 100 S. Main.
· Greensburg Planning Commission meetings are held on Wednesdays on a fluctuating schedule at 6:30 p.m. in the Kiowa County Meeting trailer, located at 219 S. Oak. Check with Christy at 620-723-4109 for the next date.
· Greensburg Trash Routes are running as North/South streets on Mondays and East/West streets on Fridays. Trash must be out by 8 a.m. or it will not be picked up.
· Big Well Gift Shop hours are Monday – Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sundays 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. The phone number for the gift shop is 620-723-4102.

· City Hall will be closed on July 3rd in observance of Independence Day.
· City Hall hours are Monday – Friday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
· City Hall phone number is 620-862-5317. Please call if you have questions.
· City Council meetings are held the first Monday of the month. At 7 p.m. in the community room.
· Trash service is provided by the county. The West side of town is picked up on Tuesdays. The East side of town is picked up on Fridays. Businesses are on Tuesday and Fridays. Please have your trash at the curb by 8 a.m.

· City Hall will be closed on July 3rd in observance of Independence Day.
· City Hall hours are Monday – Friday 7 to 8 a.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
· City Hall phone number is 620-548-2539. Please call if you have questions.
· City Council meetings are held third Monday of the month at 7 p.m. in City hall.
· Trash service is provided by the county. West side of town on Tuesdays and East side of town on Fridays.

· The Kiowa County Courthouse will be closed on Friday, July 3rd in observance of Independence Day.
· The Landfill will be closed July 3rd and will reopen on July 6th for the holiday weekend.
· All Office’s Hours: Monday – Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
· County Offices are located on the square.
· Court Services and County Attorney are located in the beige trailers located to the north of the courthouse.
· Long Term Recovery is located in the gray trailer west of the courthouse (205 S. Oak).
· County Commission meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Mondays and the last working day of the month at 9:00 a.m. in the Kiowa County Meeting trailer located at 219 S. Oak.
· South Landfill hours are Monday – Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The landfill is now charging $3.50 per cubic yard for debris.

· Lighthouse Worship Center is meeting in their new facility located at 804 W. Wisconsin. Sunday School starts at 9:30 a.m. Worship and Children’s Church starts at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday Bible Study begins at 7 p.m. Contact Pastor Christa Zapfe at 620-723-3028 for more information.
· First United Methodist Church is meeting in their New Life Center located at 600 W. Lincoln. Worship at 9:30 a.m. and Sunday School at 10:45 a.m. Contact Pastor Mayhew at 620-723-3338 with questions or concerns.
· St. Joseph Catholic Church is meeting in their new Church building located at 820 S. Walnut. Services are held on the first and third weekends of the month at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday evening. On the 2nd, 4th, and 5th weekends, Mass is at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday mornings. Contact Ellen Peters, Parish Life Coordinator at 620-255-3636 with questions and concerns.
· First Baptist Church is meeting in their new facility located at 200 W. Kansas,Greensburg. Church begins at 10:50 a.m. For more information, call Pastor Marvin George at 723-2747.
· Peace Lutheran Church is meeting in their temporary trailer at 321 S. Walnut at 11 a.m. For more information, call Pastor Merlyn Lohkre, 620-298-2762.
· First Christian Church is meeting at their new building, 1200 S. Main St. Service begins at 10:30 a.m. Call T.J. Lawson for more information
· Faith Tabernacle is meeting at the new church 611 W. Illinois St. each Sunday at 10 a.m. Call Rev. Willard Olinger at 723-2745 for more details.
· Greensburg Mennonite Church meets in their new facility located at 310 West Pennsylvania. Sunday School begins at 9:30, ages nursery to senior adults. Worship begins at 10:30 a.m. Call Pastor Jeff Blackburn at 620-723-2620 for more information.
· Bible Baptist Church is meeting at 605 S. Elm Dr. Sunday School begins at 10 a.m. and Church begins at 11 a.m. For more information, Wesley Carlton at 620-723-2834.


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