UPDATE 9/6/11 at 8:24 a.m. – The phone lines have been restored.  Please use 911 for emergencies only.  Dial 660-747-5511 for non-emergency calls.

Prior story:

The Johnson County Central Dispatch phones are currently not working. The only way to reach dispatch is by dialing 911.

If you need police, fire or EMS for emergency and non-emergency calls dial 911.

Century Link is working to repair a problem with their cable at this time.

The lines will be down until further notice, and it is unknown how long repairs will take.