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Speed limit in the city of Reading!

​Weather Season
The local weather stations continue to monitor large weather events that can impact our area.  Please stay advised as weather changes.  The advisories are in effect to give heads up for all local emergency situations.


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The Reading Community WEEKLY testing of emergency readiness equipment has changed. 
As of JAN 2016 the siren tests will now be on MONDAYS at NOON.   We look to maintain

the safety of our community through constant upkeep of our resources.

Think about your mailbox or house and how well it is marked in case EMS or the Sheriff's Office need to respond in an emergency!


Head, Hands & Feet Salon

417 1st St

Open by appointment only

(620) 412-3222

Due to the weather we cannot put anything in it that might spoil. These items are  at The Cafe.  If you are in need just stop by and ask what is available.   Thanks Reta Jackson              

Give what you can... take what you need... and be blessed. It is for anyone in need or anyone who would like to share. 

Click here for more information on celebration.


Please get your animals vaccinated and bring copy of rabies vaccination to City Hall for new dog tags.

ECAT is the food pantry in Osage City, Osage ECKAN works with ECAT to send out information. Be sure to LIKE Osage ECKAN FaceBook page for posts from ECAT. 


Reading residents are welcome to contact ECAT for food

(785) 528-8164. They are open on Wednesdays 1-3:30pm

and households can get food once a month.

Harvesters food distribution is at 10am on the 3rd Thursday of each month.  Stay in your car and line up at the Osage City High School football field parking lot.


For other services Osage County residents contact ECKAN in Osage City at (785) 528-5184. Lyon County residents contact ECKAN in Emporia at (620) 342-4607. Or for more information please visit their website at:

Community Building is available for rent!

100 person gathering limit.

Don't forget to check out the Events Page!

Reading United Methodist Church offers scholarships for those attending post-secondary or trade schools who are members of the local community and for those who participate at or are members of Reading UMC. Scholarships are not only offered for graduating seniors, but for those who are interested in continuing their education at another point in life. Applications are due by May 1, 2021. You can request and an application for this scholarship to or you can reach out to Pastor Libby at 785-564-1977. Requests should be made no later than April 24 to insure it is received and can be returned on time.

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