Monday, June 15, 2009

Kiowa County Update 6-14-09 to 6-20-09

Public Information Update
Sunday, June 14, 2009 – Saturday, June 20, 2009

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.

Summer Tour Schedule for GreenTours:
Monday – Friday: 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Tours last an hour and cost $5 per person, with a $10 minimum. This would be a great activity for your out-of-town company. Call if you have questions 620-723-2790.

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.

· Adult Ceramics, 8 week course beginning Tuesday June 23rd
· Ceramics workshops for all ages, June 27, July 18th, August 1.
For more information about these classes, call 723-2600 or email

Join 5.4.7 on Facebook or get added to our email update list! Email Stacy at for more info!

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 Kiowa County Master Gardeners will be hosting Plant Problem Clinics the last Saturday of each month at the Farmer’s Market. The June clinic will be June 27th!

The Master Gardeners will be available to help diagnose problems with turf, vegetables, trees and fruit production. Bring down your horticulture questions and get help from trained gardeners.

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.

Tell your friends and neighbors about the Market! Come down to Davis Park each Saturday until September 26th from 8 – 11 a.m.!

· 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 the Building Codes office, 620-723-4109 for the next meeting 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.

· 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 (green building behind the hospital) 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.

· 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 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.

· 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.


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