Wednesday, April 17, 2024

The Little Apple

 April 17, 2024


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.


Come meet some of the local Democratic candidates running for office in November, 6:00 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at the Lakeland Scout Center in Lowry City. Come meet Crystal Quade, candidate for governor; Richard Brown, lt. governor candidate; Elad Gross, for attorney general; Jeanette Cass and Mike McCaffree, each running for Congressional District 4; December Harmon, candidate for senate; and Kirsten Hockaday, representative candidate for District 126. There will also be a pulled pork dinner, silent auction, dessert auction and more!  Admission is $20 at the door.


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.


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:


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].


Grazing multiple species of livestock (cattle, sheep, or goats) on the same area could be more profitable and sustainable. Diversifying your operation with multispecies grazing has potential to increase your cashflow and better pasture utilization. Join the University of Missouri Extension experts and as they discuss the importance of multispecies grazing. Topics and speakers include: Benefits of Multispecies Grazing - David Brown (MU Small Ruminant Specialist), Native Grasses in Livestock Production - Travis Harper (MU Field Specialist in Agronomy), Fencing Options for Multispecies Grazing - Andrew Kientzy (MU Research Analyst), Pasture Management for Sheep & Goats - David Hoffman (MU Livestock Field Specialist) and

Multispecies Grazing Success Story - Robert Salmon (Producer, Bobs Farm). The event will be 12noon - 4pm Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at the Rotary Club Building of Clinton, 200 W Franklin St, Clinton, MO 64735. Event sponsors: MU Extension, Hawthorn Bank Clinton, Farmers Elevator & Supply Co. Clinton, Henry County Soil & Water Conservation District, Clinton Chamber of Commerce and Henry County Cattlemen's Association. Register at by Friday, April 26 2024. Refreshments will be provided. For registration questions or ADA accommodations, contact Henry County MU Extension Center at 660-885-5556 or David Brown: [email protected]


Ellett Memorial Hospital Appleton City offers outpatient specialist services for April and May, 2024. Call 660-476-2111 for appointments: Apr 18– Podiatry- Dr. Pace, Apr 23 – Rheumatology-Dr. John, 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 18     MU Extension office in St. Clair County Barn Quilt class from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the library in Osceola,

Apr 23     Ellett Memorial Hospital Auxiliary book fair in the Out Patient Hallway from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

Apr 26-27     AC Spring City Wide Garage Sale

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...