What's new? Block of the Month facebook class presented live from Village Lines the last Saturday of each month, 2:00 - 3:15 pm by Kansas City Quilt Company, owners, Deb & Brooke. Next class: April 30.
Construction on Lincoln Ave is speeding along in earnest for the completion of a new Fitness Center!
Owner, Kelly Gourley, is remodeling the old Duckwall building for this ambitious addition to healthy lifestyle opportunities for all near Lincoln, KS!
What else is new? See our gluten & dairy-free product page: Find more grain-free foods to avoid issues like arthritus, more Amy's dinner selections (corn, dairy, gluten, and preservative free), and a variety of Frontier soup mixes!
HEADLINE NEWS! Our MarCon pie neighbors, just added cherry and peach to their apple dairy and gluten-free pies! We were priviledged to be tasters, making sure no ingredient would affect most of us needing dairy and gluten free. Folks, this is truly a break-through and the pie fillings are full of fruits and the crust a hardy and oh, so good! Call us at 785 524 5133 to order a whole pie or to reserve a time to enjoy a piece around our table! We are introducing these pies to Violette's Coffee Shop in Lincoln, KS, and the Beverly Bar & Grill in Beverly, KS as well.
- THE KANSAS CITY QUILT COMPANY Presently the Kansas City Quilt Company is open for business Friday afternoons and all day Saturdays offering a wide selection of fabric and ready-made quilts of all sizes. Just in are crochet needles and threads. Custom long-arm quilting orders may also be made. The next facebook live BLOCK OF THE MONTH class is Saturday, April 30, beginning at 2:00 pm at Village Lines and will continue monthly the last Saturday of each month. Space is limited so if attending in person, phone ahead to register: 785 524 5133.
- VILLAGE LINES is now in our 36th year, a year of new growth and transition!
* * * * * THE DAY PRETTY BOY FLOYD STOPPED BY FOR A SHAVE
I always thought our building's claim to fame, which was apparently not a contributing factor, was that Pretty Boy Floyd had a shave here. Highway 18 originally came right through on main street in Lincoln and was the half way point between Kansas City and Denver, a convenient meeting place for travelers, especially out-laws from the two cities who hung around Central Kansas in the 1920 -1930 era. One afternoon a car that wasn't local pulled up and parked in front of what was then a barber shop in the front of our building. Two men and two women were inside. One gentleman exited to walk around to the ally behind our building, the other entered the barber shop but didn't say a word, he just pointed to the barber chair overlooking the street and his car. He refused being tilted back or having a towel over his face. After the shave, he left a large tip. That confirmed the barber's suspicion that he was Pretty Boy Floyd. Leaving large tips was a trademark of Floyd. One of the four barbers was Fritz Bosch, who later owned the building and barbered 46 years here. He told his family around the table that night about their unexpected customer. I never knew Fritz but years later when I began Village Lines in the building, his family became frequent visitors of mine and liked to talk about their growing up in the barber shop/pool hall. I now know where the pool table and spittoon were, where the common sink used by the four barbers was, I know the cupboard where the candy for sale was stored, and of course about the day that Pretty Boy Floyd entered my building and had a shave!
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A limited supply still available, all sale priced
Sweat Shirts: $ 24.95 - $23 T-shirt $17.50 - $15 Hat $13.00 - $10.50 Polo Shirt $21.50, $24.50
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NEW! Gluten & Dairy-free Pies! Apple, cherry and
Baked locally - (across the street!) Apple, Apricot, Cherry,Blackberry, Blueberry, Gooseberry, Peach
Pecan & Pumpkin are available during Thanksgiving, Christmas, and 4th of July
Call in your order to Village Lines, 785 524 5133. .
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