THANK YOU TO UNION STATE BANK FOR THE INDEPENDENCE DAY BASH!
FALL CITYWIDE CLEANUP
DUMPSTERS WILL BE ON RAILROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY AT FIRST AND CLAY STS
ABSOLUTELY NO TIRES, FREON, OR BATTERIES!!!!
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OLD SETTLERS PICNIC
LABOR DAY WEEKEND • SEPT. 2-4, 2017
AT UNIONTOWN, KANSAS
ALVIN & MARY BEERBOWER HONORED AS PARADE GRAND MARSHALS
Theme: TRADITIONAL TOWN SQUARE
UNIONTOWN RURITAN CELEBRATING 50 YEARS
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2
10-11:30 a.m. Kids Fishing Derby, UHS
Age Groups: 7 & under, 8-12 and 13-16
Sponsored by Kansas Wildlife and Parks, No alcohol allowed
Drawing for prizes, Contact: Joshua Binford, (620) 768-9842
12:30 p.m. Kickball Tournament Registration, UHS Softball Field
Maximum 8 adults to a team, $50 per team, 1st Place: $50, 2nd Place: $25
Contact: Jess Ervin, (620) 224-6451
1:00 p.m. Bill Wingate Barrel Race, Rodeo Arena, West of Uniontown
Contact: Wayne Hall, (620) 363-4206
1:30 p.m. Kickball Tournament, UHS Softball Field
7 p.m. Co-ed Ranch Rodeo, Rodeo Arena, West of Uniontown
Local teams encouraged to enter - Enter by August 26
Contact: Wayne Hall, (620) 363-4206
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 3
10 a.m. Coffee, Milk & Donuts, City Park
10:30 a.m. Community Church Service, City Park
United Methodist Church. Bring lawn chairs.
5:30-6 p.m. Uniontown Ruritan 50th Anniversary Reception
Open to the public, UHS Commons
6 p.m. 51st Annual “Old Settlers Youth Rodeo,” Rodeo Arena
Register and enter from 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Contact: Wayne Hall, (620) 363-4206, Drawing for prizes
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4
7:30 a.m. Vendor Registration, City Park
Contact: Betsie Binford, (620) 215-3221
7:30-10 a.m. Sausage Wraps & Coffee, $3.00
7:30-10 a.m. Corn Hole Contest, City Park
9 a.m. Baby Contest, Gazebo
Under 18 months. Prizes awarded. Register by 8:30 a.m.
Contact: Becky Shinn, (620) 223-9532
9 a.m. Parade Lineup, UHS West Stadium Parking Lot
Register on site with Parade Volunteers by 9 a.m. Judging at 9:30 a.m.
Questions prior to parade contact Parade Chairman: Ginger Ervin, (620) 224-6451
Parade Prizes 1st 2nd 3rd
Best Church Float $100 $75 $50
Best Theme Oriented Float $100 $75 $50
School Floats $ 75 $50 $25
Antique Tractors $10 Reimbursement
Antique Cars $10 Reimbursement
ATV (Must be cleaned & decorated) $5 $3
10 a.m. Children’s Parade Registration & Judging
Meet at 3rd Street & Sherman
For ages thru 6th grade, Contact: Betsie Benford, (620) 215-3221
No gas-powered vehicles. Prizes awarded for each category:
1st - $5, 2nd - $3, 3rd - $2. Best Theme, Best Decorated Bike,
Best Child Costume, Best Pet and Best Battery Operated
10:15 a.m. Children’s Parade, City Square
Pick up at start location.
10:30 a.m. Parade, Master of Ceremony: Jimmy Bolinger
SHRINE , SADDLE CLUBS AND BANDS WELCOME
UNLOAD ALL HORSES at Rodeo Arena, west of town.
10:30 a.m.- 1:30 P.M. $25 CASH Drawings
Every 1/2 hour - must be present to win. Claim at Gazebo
• Tickets for cash prizes on sale by the Uniontown Ruritans throughout the day until 2 p.m.
11:30 p.m. Kids Games, South Side of Square
• For ages thru 6th Grade - Turtle races, egg toss, foot races, water balloons. Contact: Skitch Allen, (620) 224-4720
NOON Picnic in the Park,
Served by FFA, Methodist Church and other vendors
2 p.m. Recognition of “Old Settlers”
Drawings for Cash Prizes, Gazebo
• Recognition Prizes for - Oldest man, oldest woman, couple married the longest, former resident traveling the greatest distance and longest resident with Uniontown address
• Sponsor for prizes: Old Settlers Committee
• Cash Prizes: First Prize - $100, Second Prize - $75, Third Prize - $50 each
Please patronize the following sponsors for their ongoing support!
BLUE: RED: WHITE:
Agricultural Engineering Assoc., Inc. Kirby's Cabinets, Miracles on 2nd Street,
Uniontown Uniontown Uniontown
Big Sugar Lumber, Fort Scott Skitch's Hauling & Excav, 3 M Café, Uniontown
Briggs Auto, Fort Scott Fort Scott
Fort Scott Livestock Market, Uniontown Tire & Auto,
Fort Scott Mike & Katie Towne
Imagination Station, Uniontown Union Station, Uniontown
Mercy, Fort Scott
O'Malley Equipment Co, Iola
Senior Benefit Services,
Daniel & Patty Johns
Union State Bank, Uniontown/Fort Scott
Support these Future Farmers of America fundraiser: Smoked Pork Dinner
local organizations! United Methodist Church fundraiser: Chicken Dinner
Uniontown Sr High Cheerleaders fundraiser: Soft Drinks
Like us on FACEBOOK: Uniontown Old Settlers Picnic
Filing deadline for mayor or city council was noon June 1. No one filed for any positions; therefore, the election will be write-ins. General election will be November 7. Contact City Hall for more information.
Reminder - the City Burn Pile is for brush, limbs, and loose leaves. NO LUMBER, METAL, ROCK, TRASH, ETC. If we do not comply with this, KDHE can and will close down our burn pile and fine the City. Please follow the rules!
The Council would like to ask owners of golf carts to make sure there is an adult in the golf cart when being driven by minors under the age of 16. Thank you for your cooperation.
The piles of rock on the railroad right-of-way are the property of the City of Uniontown, it is NOT free for the taking. If you need rock, please call City Hall and order. We sell it by the tractor bucket load for $30. The dirt that is piled there is free for the taking.
Concrete dumping is no longer allowed. ANYONE NEEDING BROKEN CONCRETE FOR FILL IS ENCOURAGED TO TAKE ALL THEY NEED FROM OUR PILE.
Uniontown High School yearbooks for the years 1975, 1985, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 are available for viewing at the library. Class of 2016 and 2017 coming soon.