Party in the Park July 4th

Eureka will come together once again at Riverside Park to celebrate Independence Day

8:00am Flag Raising Ceremony – GW County Courthouse, Sponsored by VFW

9:00am Volleyball Tournament at Riverside Park
Contact: John Simon, 620-583-2633 for more information

10:00am 4th of July Parade, Sponsored by VFW

9:00am – 2:00pm Greenwood County Museum Open, Sponsored by the Historical Society

1:00pm “Eureka in Eureka” Scavenger Hunt at Eureka City Park, Sponsored by Eureka Masons & Wades Fireworks, for more information contact Karen Simon, 583-6140

1:00pm -3:00pm FREE SWIM, Sponsored by: Eureka Recreation Dept.
Money Dive sponsored by: Becky Schaffer Insurance & Real Estate/Cindi Brubaker City Swimming Pool

3:30pm Face Painting

4:00pm Fireman Games, Sponsored by Eureka Volunteer Fire Department

4:30pm Turtle Races, Eureka City Park
Bring your own turtle (box turtles only) Contact: 620-583-6140

5:00pm – 8:00pm Eddie Lewis Music

6:30pm Free Cookout and Watermelon – Eureka City Park Meal Cooked by Eureka Masons

7:30pm – ???? Live Music


Relay for Life June 10th

This Saturday, June 10, the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life will kick off its 21st year in Greenwood County. The event will take place from 6 p.m. through 12 a.m. at Memorial Hall, in Eureka. Relay For Life is a family-oriented team event where participants walk relay-style around the track and take part in fun activities off the track. Teams can include co-workers, club members, family and friends who have gathered donations prior to the event. The Relay For Life program consists of fundraising events meant to symbolize a cancer patient’s journey through cancer. The light and darkness of the day and night parallel the physical effects, emotions and mental state of a cancer
patient while undergoing treatment.The schedule is as follows:

6:00 p.m. Opening Ceremony Intro/Welcome
Survivor/Caregiver Lap
“Dunk-A-Cop” Dunk Tank Begins. A fundraiser for
the Greenwood County Sheriff’s Office Relay For Life Team
6:30 p.m. The “Chicken Dance” and the “Conga Line” will be played
throughout the evening. Please dance appropriately.
Various Fundraisers Will Be Held Throughout The Evening.
7:00 p.m. Scavenger Hunt (Mission Message)
A prize will be given to a team member on the “track.”
Team members should pick up a box and supplies to decorate it
for the Relay for Life Road to Recovery Car Show and Race
(scheduled at 8 p.m.)
7:30 p.m. Ladder Golf
8:00 p.m. RFL Road to Recovery Car Show and Race
(2 people from each team to participate)
9:00 p.m. Luminaria Ceremony
10: 00 p.m. Hero Hunt
11:00 p.m. Silent Auction Ends; Quilt Winner Announced
Frozen T-Shirt Contest
11:30 p.m. Lawn Yahtzee
12:00 a.m. Closing Ceremony
Recognition & Awards

For more information, visit their website

Eureka’s 150th Birthday Celebration!

Join us for the biggest weekend in Eureka’s 150 years!
Eureka Days/Eureka Birthday/Depot 100th Birthday/All-Class Reunion/Memorial Day all in ONE WEEKEND!
7:00am – Register for Color Fun Run
7:00am – 9:30 am – Breakfast at Methodist Church
7:30am – 5K Color Fun Run
9:00am – Alumni Golf Tournament
9:00am – 4:00pm Museum open all day
10:00am – Parade with “Edwin Tucker” and daughter, “Miss Nettie” as Grand Marshalls
10:30am – Kids’ games at Courthouse and turtle race
10:30am – Basketball Tournament at Riverside Park
11:00am – 1:00pm – BBQ with the Firemen
11:00am – 7:00pm – 100th Birthday Celebration of the Santa Fe Depot
Historical actors
Tours of the Depot
Mini train rides
Historical videos about Eureka and the Depot
Antique Car Display at the Depot
Register for door prizes
1:00pm – Opening ceremony at Depot 100th birthday
1:00pm – Alumni Gathering at Eureka Country Club
1:00pm – 3:00pm Free swimming at City Pool
1:30pm – Steve Sandifer “Santa Fe Howard Branch in History and Model”, Conference Room of Depot
2:oopm – Meet Edwin Tucker, “Founder of Eureka” portrayed by actor Nolan Sump at the depot
2:30pm – “Meet Miss Nettie”, daughter of Edwin Tucker, Founder of Eureka portrayed by Heidi Teichgraeber
3:00pm – Tour of historic buildings in Eureka via Tour Bus. Departs from Depot
3:30pm – Steve Sandifer “Santa Fe Howard Branch in History and Model”, Conference Room of Depot
4:00pm – 6:00pm Live Band at Depot – Blue Moon Jazz Band with Scott Streckler
4:30pm – Historic “Fashion Show of the Century” at depot
5:30pm – Ice Cream Social and Birthday Cake at the depot
5:00pm – 12:00pm – Beer Garden at City Park
6:30pm – Drawing for door prizes at Depot
6:30pm – Alumni Banquet at Eureka High School
8:00pm – Street Dance with live band “Just Passin Through” at City Park

For more information, contact Rebecca Welsh 620.583.2102 or Donelda Perkins 620.759.0775 or Julie Richardson 620.583.9857

Citywide Cleanup This Week!

Citywide cleanup is cheduled for April 27, 28 and April 29, 2017. (Thursday, Friday & Saturday) The mixing grounds (south of town) will be opened from 7 :00 a.m. to 7:00.p.m. There will be no curb side pickup. The City will not except the following items: TIRES * OIL*PAINT *REFRIGERATORS* FREEZERS*AIR CONDITIONERS * ASPHALT*SHINGLES * TREATED LUMBER* UTILITY POLES*RAILROAD TIES *ANYTHING TOXIC*HOUSEHOLD TRASH

Citywide Garage Sale April 21st and 22nd

312 S. Elm: Fri & Sat, Moving sale large power tools, hand tools, doll collection, antiques, furniture
506 N. Elm Sacred Heart Parish Hall: Fri 9-5 & Sat 9-noon; craft items, toys, very nice clothing for small women, teen, Jr and little girls. Lots of misc…
612 N. Elm, Fri & Sat; kids clothes 8-10, adult clothes, plants and house hold goods
1702 N. Elm (just north of dr office): Fri noon to? And Sat, 3 family sale; plus size clothing, dinette set, step latter’s and more
119 S. Maple: Fri & Sat
111 N Main Fri & Sat 7-4, Couch, iron bed frame, wood bed frames, pictures, dishes, collectables, books and much much more…..
214 N. Main, Sunflower Flea Market, Fri & Sat; Sidewalk Sale – lots of quarter items.
1414 N Main, Fri & Sat; lots of collectables and misc….
206 E. River: Fri & Sat, 2 family sale
508 E. 2nd (garage on 2nd st behind Pitko’s house) Thur Apr 20th 4-6pm, Fri. Apr 21st 4-6 pm & Sat. Apr 22nd 8:00am-12:00 pm, name brand clothes, athletic attire, household items, boys clothes NB-4T & baby items
506 N Walnut St , Saturday only: We will mainly have toys, little girl clothes, and other household items.
508 E. 7th, Friday only; lots of stuff for everyone
1223 N. Oak St. for Saturday the 22nd only. I have women’s clothing, nursing uniforms, household items, books and lots of misc. items.
1508 N Poplar, Fri & Sat
315 Village Lane, Fri& Sat; Women’s, men’s and girls name brand clothing and household items
1511 Quincy, Sat Only; moving sale with a bonus OPEN HOUSE
603 N School Fri& Sat; Lots of misc…..
319 Mesa Drive, Fri 4-6 pm & Sat 8-1; 3T to all sizes girl clothes, Junior to XS girls, Boys 6/7 and adult clothes (all brands). Toys, household furniture, bed frames/headboards.
402 S. Valley, Fri & Sat; Tools, attic stair case, weed trimmer, Cabbage Patch dolls, kitchen stuff, State Quarters (never been circulated), proof sets, jewelry, metal detector.
703 E 2nd St (driveway on St Nicholas side of the house) Fri & Sat; lots of kids clothes, kitchen items, exercise equipment and misc household items.
708 E. 5th, Fri & Sat; lots of stuff
523 N. Plum, Fri & Sat; tools, clothes, household items, toys and camping stuff.
815 E. 1st, Fri & Sat;
417 N. Maple, Fri & Sat; Movies, clothes, toys, books, desk and printer.
320 S. Main, Fri & Sat; Chain saw, Troy built tiller, yard items, furniture and lots of goodies.
1616 Madison, Fri & Sat; Large estate sale

Day at the Ranch April 22nd

Come out to the beautiful Flint Hills of Kansas and learn about how and why we do AG(riculture) in Kansas!

Growing crops, raising cattle/beef, burning ranchland, the life of a rancher and their cattle, and what goes into the food you eat. A fun education for adults and kids!

Bus tour will be a trip in style to the country – this is the recommended way to take the tour. You will get SO much more out of the day if you ride the bus out – the bus ride includes coffee, treats and education on the way out. Lunch. Snacks and wine on the trip home. Adults only (Children over the age of 10ish) are allowed to ride the bus.

Caravan tour is a great way to bring the kids along to enjoy your day in the country (Recommend this option for families only – Adults will get a lot more out of the tour on the bus.) The caravaners will meet the bus and follow us out. includes coffee, lunch, snacks and a great day of fun education in the country – and treats for the kids too!

If you have any questions at all – please message us on facebook or email Jamie at

Eureka High School Prom is Friday

Prom will be held at the high school this Friday, doors will open to the public at 7:30pm, Promenade should begin @ 8pm. Prom will be 8:30pm to 11:30pm. Prom Partners are having a dinner (for those who signed up) at the Greenwood Hotel from 5:30pm to 7pm. After Prom party is out of town at the Sports Forum, they will board the bus at 12am and return by 5am.

Simply Spring Craft Show April 1st

EXCITING NEWS! CRAFT SHOW THIS SATURDAY WILL BE MOVED ALL INDOORS! Shop at Community bldg. and Racetrack bldg and Outside due to Rain!! Stop at both buildings like Fall Show to stay dry! Over 100 Vendors at both buildings! THIS SATURDAY 9am-4pm at Community bldg and Racetrack bldg. Both buildings will have Food Vendors inside. COME IN OUT OF THE RAIN AND SHOP!

Cub Scout Pinewood Derby March 25th

Cub Scout’s Pack #216 is holding the Annual Pinewood Derby on Saturday, March 25th! It is open to the public! ANYONE can participate! Come join us for some FUN and come hungry, we will have lots of concessions! Adults, there’s an outlaw race just for us! Check out the link for all the details!!

La Grande Nuit – a formal affair

The Jayhawkers 4H Club proudly presents “La Grande Nuit – a formal affair”
Formal dress is requested. Hors d’oeurvres and italian meal are served, followed by dancing and live auction to benefit 4H programs.
Tickets are $50.00 per couple. RSVP to Donelda Perkins at (620) 750-0775.