Community Updates

If you have something to add, email me at bottom of page so I can add it. 

Important Community Links
To get accurate information, read the latest Executive Orders Here: For FAQ's on Reopening and the the KS Reopening Plan, see the Business page.
For Utility Assistance, see the Business page for Covid-19.
Marshall County Health Department -
Matthew Simpson Marysville Police Department, Public Information Officer 785-562-2343
The Courthouse opened the 18th of May.
The government is now helping with child care for qualifying individuals watching children or caring for adults. Please see the business page for Covid-19.
Marysville Advocate  - 
Online news is free during this crisis.  Click the News Tab. 
Great FAQ's on this site.  KS Dept of Health and Environment.

Open Curbside Businesses -   Since reopening, a lot of this has changed.  Call ahead to be sure.  This site will have hospitality and service businesses who have goods for sale.  Add yours at the bottom of the page!  (Other services need to be called as most have closed lobbies, but open business over the phone.  We need to continue to use our local businesses! ) 

Restaurants, Alphabetically

  • ACE's-restaurant & catering, Axtell. 785-736-2218  Available for carry-out and delivery.

  • CJ Express - Free delivery within Marysville of food items, excluding alcohol and tobacco.  11-8 p.m. 785-562-1177.  Phone payment.  Frankfort store delivers during lunch and dinner. 785-292-4635.

  • Empty Cup, Marysville, is open for carry out, curbside and delivery. M-F 7am-5pm. Sat 7 am-2 pm. Closed Sunday.

  • Highway 9 Pizza & Grill in Frankfort. Take-out only and new temporary hours started Friday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 9 p.m.

  • Hometown Cafe in Barnes will be open for curbside service only, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Call in orders in and servers will bring them out to vehicles. Phone number is 785-763-4560.

  • Las Cabanas is open for carry-out meals only.

  • Marysville Country Club will offer to-go orders and curbside service only. When you get here just call inside and tell them you are here.  March Sunday buffet is canceled.

  • My Sister's Kitchen, Waterville.  Curbside deals on Face Book.  Call 785-713-9090.

  • Sandy’s Pantry, inside the Astro 3 Theatre, is open for carry-out, delivery and curbside service. People can call 785-562-2322 for service. Purchase Astro gift cards here.

  • Table Six Café in Beattie is open from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Saturday for carry-out, delivery and casseroles to go. To order call 785-353-2498 or 785-562-7114.

  • Tryon's Pour House in Blue Rapids - Grill open from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Phone is 785-363-7433 to place an order to go. Pick it up or call for curbside pick-up. Orders can be placed at Use coupon code ONLINE to receive a discount. The first 100 coupons used will give a 20 percent discount until updated code.

  • 12th Street Liquor 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday; closed Sundays.

  • Valley Heights is serving free breakfast and lunch for 1-18 - curbside pickup 11-1 at both grade schools.

  • Wagon Wheel 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., offering carry-out, curbside service and free delivery.

  • Waterville Gas station convenience store, carry-out food.

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  • Other: 

  • Habitat Thrift Shop - If there is anyone in need of assistance (For example... clothes,kitchen items, bedding etc) please contact us (785) 562-1070.

  • Families First of Marshall County will help businesses set up deals and offer a drive-thru for pick-up for area businesses. For information, businesses can call 785-268-1190 to schedule a week to be highlighted.

  • IdniTeez is offering shirts with names of local businesses and nonprofits on them. Cost is $20 a shirt, of which $10 goes to the business or organization and $10 goes to Idntiteez.


Other Business

  • Alliance Insurance open by phone and drop-box. 785-562-2393

  • Blue River Vet is open as usual as well as offering pick-up/drop-off service.

  • Blue Valley Insurance Agency.  Please use phone credit card and the mail for premium payments, money orders from Walmart or a bank accepted. Hours 8:00 - 5:00 M-F.     785-562-4310. 

  • Fashion Direct, Marysville, is not accepting dry cleaning right now. Otherwise, it's business as usual.

  • The Garden of Eden floral and gift shop is taking orders only over the phone. They will process the transaction when the order is placed. Curbside service and delivery are available.

  • Kramer Oil.  Place a fuel, oil or propane order by calling or texting the office at 785-562-2466. Call the office at 785-562-2466 with any questions regarding pricing, contracts, billing, delivery, maintenance, etc. Pay bills via the mail or drop a check at the dropbox on the white shed directly east of CJ Express East, or at the dropboxes located at cardlocks in Beattie and Herkimer. Call the office to schedule a time to pick up oil and filters, or have propane tanks filled.

  • Latta Plumbing will be closing due to the Coronavirus pandemic. They will take emergency calls only and curbside water will still be available. Call Rodney Latta on his cell at 785-562-8077 for emergency service or for curbside water pickup.

Marysville Livestock will continue to have the weekly sale on Thursdays. Contact their fieldmen to consign cattle. They are implementing a few new rules. No kids allowed. Only buyers will be allowed in the stands. The café will remain closed.  People can bid from home through if they register and get a bidder number before the sale.

  • My Sister's Closet. Waterville.  Online Face Book Sales.

  • Pony Express Veterinary Clinic - limiting small-animal services. Available for emergencies, sick animals, overdue rabies vaccinations and young puppy and kitten vaccinations.

  • Prairie Valley Veterinary Clinic is open for business and will refill prescriptions and deliver or mail as needed.

  • Temps Disposal Service, Marysville, will continue household trash pick-up. Closed office. A dropbox is available for payments. Cathy McMahon will be in the office from 8 -2 M - F to take calls.

  • Golf Courses are allowed to stay open.

Farmer's Market Food - Are you a Farmer's Market vendor?   Then email me and let's let people pick up or deliver to their homes!  Email me below if you can be available and for what foods. 
Are you working from home on a company business?  Your company does not want you to get hacked or in a ransomware situation.  That can bring down a business too.  BVTC is providing this info to keep our businesses strong!
Zoom is allowing people to use their remote video for free for 40 minutes during this crisis.
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Kansas Sampler Foundation has a page where they have set up a simple form that anybody can use to enter new initiatives that have launched or planning to launch in Kansas. You can find the form here. Please use this form to submit information on any Covid-19 response effort that you’re either managing or that you are aware of.  This form will populate a sharable spreadsheet which you can find here. This spreadsheet will serve multiple purposes including enhancing visibility of relief programs, providing ideas to community leaders across the state, and helping our networks identify potential gaps in the response.
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