Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Appleton City Little Apple News

 April 10, 2024


April's Second Wednesdays, Meet Me On Main, Shop & Stroll will be April 10, 2024, from 4:00 to 7:00 p/m. Participating businesses this month are Jina's Junque, Bluebird Lounge, Fika, Half Baked Take & Bakery, and Cork & Keg. Thank you for supporting local businesses!


Golden Apples Senior Club will have a fundraiser garage sale in conjunction with the AC City Wide Garage Sale April 26 - 27.  All proceeds help provide meals and activities for seniors 50 and over. The April 11 meeting is 5:00 p.m. at the AC Forest Park Building. The menu will be BBQ chicken with cheesy potato casserole.  Please bring salads, sides, and desserts to go with the main dish. After dinner, stay for a few games of Bingo!


The monthly Men’s Fellowship Breakfast at the Appleton City Church of God will be 7:00 a.m. Saturday April 13.  All the men of the community are invited to join them for a time of great food and fellowship. Jeff Dunlap will have a short devotional. 


The Knights of Columbus will have their monthly pancake and sausage breakfast at the Knight’s Hall in Montrose on Sunday, April 14 from 8:30 – 10:00 a.m.  Treat your family to a hot breakfast you don’t have to cook or clean up.  A free will donation will be greatly appreciated


AC PTO is collecting Food Fair receipts and Best Choice UPC labels.  Please send them with students or place them in a plastic bag or envelope and drop them off in the Elementary School Office, St. Clair County State Bank with Janet Payton or Little Apples Learning Center by April 10. This on-going fundraiser raises money for PTO to use for the children's classroom trips and supplies. Please remember to keep saving through the summer.


Ellett Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will host a book fair on Tuesday, April 23, 2024 in the Out Patient Hallway from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Book Fair Mike will have a variety of books, gifts and gadgets for all ages.  Everyone is welcome to come shop!  Call 660-476-5216 with any questions.


The AC Spring City Wide Garage Sale dates are set for April 26 - 27. Permits are $5 and can be purchased at City Hall beginning Monday April 8 through Tuesday April 23. Permits to set up in the AC Park are $25 for the pole shelter, $15 for the stage, $10 for lawn permits and these fees cover both days. Park permits can also be purchased at City Hall on a first come, first served basis and cannot be reserved by phone. Maps will be available at Food Fair, Casey's, Fika and Powell's True Value beginning Thursday afternoon, April 25. House of Joy Ministries is scheduled to be at the City Park, Saturday from 3:00-5:00 to pick up donations, but may leave earlier if full. For questions, please call Dianne Foster at 660-679-1125.


AC PTO presents a “Little Ladies Dance” 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. May 11 in the Elementary Gym.  Preschool to 6th grade girls are invited to bring their best dancing partner to join them for an evening of dancing.  The price of the dance is $20 per couple and $5 for each additional guest per family.


You are asked to please help the Appleton City FCCLA fund their trip to the National Leadership Conference in Seattle, WA this summer by signing up for their paint party 6:00-8:30 p.m. April 29 in the ACHS Commons Area.  It is co-hosted with Mrs. Shelly Bales with Blended Spirits Paint Parties. They look forward to a night of family fun and creativity with you. Sign up today at


Phil and Pam Morgan, Gospel music recording artists, will be performing at River of Life Fellowship in Rockville, MO, 6:00 p.m. Sunday, April 28 as part of their on-going “AMEN” Ministry Tour.  The multimedia presentation combines close family harmony with accomplished instrumentals for a fun, motivational experience. A love offering will also be taken to bless the Morgan’s ministry efforts.  For more information, please contact James Damon ([email protected]), at River of Life Fellowship.  Check out the Morgans online at:


The MU Extension office in St. Clair County is offering a Barn Quilt class at the library in Osceola, 115 Chestnut Street on April 18 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Jocelyn Wheeler from Hickory County will be the instructor for the class. Participants will have the opportunity to construct either a 2’ x 2’ design for $45.00 or a 1’ x 1’ design for $25.00. The 1’ x 1’ board is intended for those who would like to hang their barn quilt indoors. It is not durable enough for outdoor hanging.  Register for the class at the Extension office located inside the west door of the courthouse, 655 Second Street, in Osceola by April 16. For more information or for ADA accommodations, please call the St. Clair County Extension office at 417-646-2419.


MU Extension, Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS), and the MO Forage and Grasslands Council are cooperating to provide a Management Intensive Grazing School on May 7-9 at the Forest Park Building, 206 East 5th Street, Appleton City, MO 64724.  Classes will begin at 9:00 a.m. and end at approximately 4:30 p.m. daily. This program is required to receive MO SWCD cost share funding and may help in receiving NRCS cost share funding for grazing system development. Registration and payment are required to attend this event by May 2.  Register online at  Cost to attend the event is $200 per person and $100 per additional person from the same farm not needing materials. Fee includes materials, lunches, and refreshments during the event. For all questions related to the event contact the St. Clair County MU Extension Center at (417) 646-2419 or Patrick Davis MU Extension Livestock Field Specialist by email at [email protected].


Ellett Memorial Hospital Appleton City offers outpatient specialist services for April 2024. Call 660-476-2111 for appointments: Apr 12 - Ortho-Dr. Gray, Apr 17– Upper GI, Colonoscopy-Dr. Namin, Apr 18– Podiatry- Dr. Pace, Apr 23 – Rheumatology-Dr. John, Apr 24 - Ortho-Dr. Gray, Apr 24 – Ophthalmology-Dr. Soni                                       


Apr 10    Second Wednesdays, Meet Me On Main, Shop & Stroll 4:00 to 7:00 p/m. in AC

Apr 10    Food Fair receipts and Best Choice UPC labels for AC PTO due

Apr 11    Golden Apples meeting 5:00 p.m. at the Park Building

Apr 13    Men’s Fellowship Breakfast at the Church of God 7:00 a.m.

Apr 13    ACHS Prom activities: Promenade at Nursing Home - 6:00 p.m., Dinner - 7:45, Dance - 8:30 and After Prom Activities 11:00 p.m.

Apr 14    Pancake and sausage breakfast 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. at the Knight’s Hall in Montrose

Cheryl "Sherry" Renee Boyles, 59, Archie

  Funeral services for Sherry Boyles of Archie, Missouri will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, 2024 at Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel (660-679-655...