Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Appleton City News

 April 24, 2024


The AC Spring City Wide Garage Sale dates are set for April 26 - 27. 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.


A/C Masonic Lodge will have a biscuit and gravy breakfast 7:00-11:00 a.m. Saturday April 27 at the Lodge Hall.  It will be a freewill donation and proceeds will go towards the scholarship fund.


A/C Masonic Lodge will be serving a fried chicken dinner at the FarmHouse restaurant on Sunday April 28 from 11:00-1:30.  Dinner includes fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, hot roll and a cookie.  $15 for adults and $8 under 10.  Proceeds will go towards scholarship fund.


Golden Apples Senior Club nominations have been voted on and they look forward to new leadership and lots of fun times in the future. The April 25 menu will start with fried fish, so everyone bring your favorite sides, salads, and desserts to go with fish.  Come and enjoy some crispy fried fish and stay for a round or two of Bingo. Don’t forget to come to their fundraiser garage sale at the corner of 3rd Street and Chestnut.


Hudson R-IX's final student singing performance will be Monday, April 29 at 7:00 p.m.  Come early and enjoy the student art show!


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


Appleton City residential spring cleanup will take place Tuesday, April 30 – Thursday, May 2.  Large dumpsters will be located at the Public Works Building, 110 S. Maple (across from the swimming pool).  You will be responsible for getting your items into the roll-off containers.  There will be 1 20 yard roll-off container for appliances, TV’s, computers and monitors available and 2 30 yard roll-off container will be available for sofas, carpets and other approved wastes.  No tires, liquid paint, batteries, motor oils, concrete, cleaning solvents or yard waste can be accepted.


The next Meet Me On Main will be May 8, 2024, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Let local businesses help you with your upcoming celebrations such as graduation, Mother's Day, birthdays, weddings, anniversaries and just because.


The ACHS Alumni Meeting will be Saturday, May 25, 2024 at 11:30 a.m. with a noon hot meal/meeting.  Reservations, including all names of ACHS Alumni with a check of $15/person, can be mailed to Patti Purvis Young, 101 E. 3rd St., ACMO 64724. See the ad in Journal this week. The deadline for lunch reservations is May 11.


Hudson R-IX Elementary will hold their annual kindergarten screening the morning of Monday, May 20.  Please call (660) 476-5467 to set up an appointment.  You will need your child’s social security card, birth certificate and current immunization record.  If you call and the school office is closed, please leave a message and they will get back to you.


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.


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 and May, 2024. Call 660-476-2111 for appointments: Apr 24 - Ortho-Dr. Gray, Apr 24 – Ophthalmology-Dr. Soni,  May 1– Upper GI, Colonoscopy -Dr. Vardakis,  May 2– OB/GYN, Dr. Kallberg, May 8– Upper GI, Colonoscopy-Dr. Vardakis, May 10- Ortho-Dr. Gray, May 14 – Rheumatology-Dr. John,  May 15– Upper GI, Colonoscopy-Dr. Namin, May 16– Podiatry- Dr. Pace,  May 22- Ortho-Dr. Gray.                                      


Apr 26-27     AC Spring City Wide Garage Sale

Apr 27     AC Masonic Lodge biscuits and gravy breakfast 7:00-11:00 a.m. at the Masonic Hall

Apr 28     AC Masonic Lodge fried chicken dinner 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Farmhouse Kitchen

Apr 28     Phil and Pam Morgan, Gospel music recording artists at River of Life Fellowship in Rockville, MO, 6:00 p.m.

Apr 29     Hudson R-IX's final student singing performance 7:00 p.m.

Apr 29     FCCLA Paint Party 6:00-8:30 p.m. in the ACHS Commons Area

Apr 30-May 2     Appleton City residential spring cleanup dumpsters at the Public Works Building, 110 S. Maple

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