The Arcola Christian Church (intersection of 39 and Y Highway) and the Barton, Mo., County Extension office (801 E 12th) and the Lockwood Farmer’s Exchange (107 W. 6th) will be accepting farm supplies for those effected by the March wildfires that destroyed livestock, homes and farming operations in Kansas, Colorado, Texas and Oklahoma. We are accepting fence and farm supplies, livestock feeds, supplements and milk replacer. We will not be accepting hay. The Arcola Christian Church gym will be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, call Larry Wheeler at 417-424-3218. The Barton County Extension office will accept donations from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., weekdays, call Jill at 417-682-3579.

 Drop off locations in Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas and Colorado for livestock supplies:

More drop-off locations:

Ralph Buckner (Bolivar Mo,) hauls to KS and is taking loads (not sure what his charge is) his number is 417-327-5646

Chris Daniel (Arcola Mo., SW MO) is willing to haul needed items, his number is 417-838-8306

Drop off locations for non-perishable items needed:

Luke Ulrich is from Baldwin City, Kan. here is a link to his Facebook which should have info on how to help if you friend him (I’m not on facebook, but to get the wildfire help info, you have to friend him)


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