Friday, August 13, 2010

Kiowa County / Greensburg August 15 - 21, 2010

KIOWA COUNTY
Public Information Update
Sunday, August 15, – Saturday, August 21, 2010

BOY SCOUT CABIN DEDICATION
The Greensburg Boy Scout, Cub Scout and Girl Scout troops would like to invite you to attend the Dedication of their new Scout Cabin on Sunday, August 15th from 2 – 4 p.m. The Scout Cabin is located at 219 W. Florida Avenue. Refreshments will be served.

KIOWA COUNTY SCHOOLS GRAND OPENING
The Grand Opening for the new Kiowa County Schools building is scheduled for August 16th at 3:00 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend and celebrate the completion of the school construction.

5.4.7 ARTS CENTER MOVIE ON THE LAWN
The 5.4.7 Arts Center invites everyone to a Back to School Ice Cream Social and Movie on the Lawn!

Come on out Saturday, August 21st at 8:30 p.m. for some Homemade Ice Cream and the movie Toy Story 2! Free will donation will be taken. Bring your lawn chair, blanket and we will see you there!

5.4.7 ART EXHIBIT
The 5.4.7 Art Center Gallery currently has an exhibit of Carol Long Pottery. The exhibit will only be here a few more weeks so stop by the Arts Center during business hours to see the exhibit. The pieces will be on display until September 6th.

2ND ANNUAL 5.4.7 BENEFIT WINE TASTING
Mark your calendars! The 2nd Annual Wine Tasting Benefit will be held on Saturday, October 16th at 6:30 p.m. Tickets for members will be $20 and $25 for non-members. Come enjoy a nice evening out with food, a selection of great wines, art and music!

KIOWA COUNTY EXHIBIT AT THE KS STATE FAIR
If your club, organization, not-for-profit, or business would like to participate in the Kiowa County exhibit at the Kansas State Fair - Sept. 10-19, please contact Sue Greenleaf at 620-723-2987 or Janet West at 620-723-3181 .

This year's exhibit will feature the Media Center HDTV trailer and display areas for Mullinville, Greensburg, and Haviland. A county-wide video will highlight all Main Streets and interesting features throughout the county. We are forming crews now to help construct the exhibit area, design and gather materials for displays, set up and break down the exhibit, and volunteer to man the exhibit. Call now to receive your exhibit packet. All forms must be returned to Sue or Janet by August 3.

LET'S GO TO THE STATE FAIR! This year's theme: "Picture Yourself in Kiowa County!"

FREE BAR-B-CUE
Everyone is invited to a free BBQ prior to the soap scrimmage on Friday, August 27th at 6 p.m. at the football field. The BBQ is being sponsored by Centera Bank, Greensburg State Bank, Haviland-Mullinville State Bank, and People Bank.

Come on out to the football field for supper and stick around to support the Kiowa County Mavericks football team as they prepare for their upcoming season!

GREENSBURG CITY GOVERNMENT
· City Hall Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Friday.
· City Hall Phone Number is 620-723-2751.
· City website is www.greensburgks.org 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 at City Hall.
· Greensburg Planning Commission meetings are held on Wednesdays on a fluctuating schedule at 6:30 p.m. 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.

HAVILAND CITY GOVERNMENT
· 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.

KIOWA COUNTY GOVERNMENT
· All Office’s Hours: Monday – Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
· County website: kiowacountyks.org Check out the website for the latest information including County Commission meeting minutes.
· County Offices are located on the square, 211 E. Florida Ave., Greensburg.
· 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 Commissioner’s Meeting Room located on the lower level of the courthouse.
· South Landfill hours are Monday – Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The landfill is now charging $5.00 per cubic yard for C/D and $20.00 per cubic yard for concrete.
· Recycle Center hours are Monday – Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and 1st and 3rd Saturday 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

MULLINVILLE CITY GOVERNMENT
· 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.

CHURCH SERVICES
· Bethel Mennonite Church is meeting at their facility located 3 miles south and 1 mile west of the highway 183/54 interchange. Sunday School begins at 10 a.m. Morning worship starts at 11 a.m. Evening worship begins at 7 p.m. contact Mark Dirks at 620-723-2941 for more information.
· 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 new facility at 321 S. Walnut. Worship begins at 11 a.m. For more information, call Pastor Merlyn Lohkre, 620-298-2762.
· Greensburg 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 at 620-770-6026.
· 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.