Wednesday, June 12, 2024

The Little Apple


It's time for Second Wednesdays! This month's Meet Me On Main, Shop and Stroll will be Wednesday, June 12, 2024, from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. Local businesses, including Jina's Junque, Rural Roots, 3 Wishes, 4th Street Fika, Bluebird Lounge, and Cork and Keg, look forward to welcoming you during these special business hours offered each month on Second Wednesdays for your convenience.


AC Rural Health Clinic will be providing Free Sports Physicals for students entering grades 7th-12th in the upcoming 2024-2025 school year. Sports Physical Clinics are scheduled for June 12 and June 26, 2024. Appointments are REQUIRED and appointment spots are limited. Please call AC Rural Health Clinic at 660-476-2121 to schedule your appointment or for any questions.


Appleton City Saturday Street Festivals begin June 22.  The city of AC is looking for vendors of crafts, products, arts and food for the events.  If you offer it, the city wants to help you sell it.  If you are doing a fundraiser, they want to help you raise your funds.  Booth space is $25.00 and registration forms are available at City Hall.  They will have many downtown business open, vendors and food on Main Street and entertainment later in the City Park.  The 2024 dates are June 22, July 20, Augusts 24, September 21 and October 9.  They are also looking for committee volunteers.  If you are interested in helping put together the monthly Saturday Festival or have ideas, please contact City Hall at 660-476-2631.

Saturday, June 22, Jonny Koch and the Tightwad Troubadours, with special guest, Rhonda Meyer will perform on the Park stage 5:00-8:00 p.m.


St. Clair Historical Society invites you to “Flags of the Revolutionary Period” by James Scott 7:00 p.m. June 13 upstairs of the St. Clair Co Museum 660 Main St. in Osceola. (This building is not handicap friendly.) Refreshments will be served and everyone is welcome.


There will be a benefit chicken dinner Friday, June 21 from 4:00-7:30 p.m. at the Fair Haven Park (on HWY C, 8 miles north of Walker, MO) to benefit Stoney Creek, Fair Haven and Walnut Creek Schools.  The menu is all you can eat fried or BBQ grilled chicken, baked beans cole slaw, fried potato wedges, homemade bread and butter with freshly cranked ice cream and homemade pies for dessert.  A freewill donation will be appreciated.


LEAP (Lewis Equine Assisted Programs) will have a barn dance, dinner and silent auction fundraiser 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the Lowry City Community Center, 406 W. 4th St in Lowry City on June 22.  Music will be provided by Campfire Cowboy, Randy Polson.  Adult tickets are $12, Children 5-12 are $8.  All proceeds will benefit Lewis Equine Assisted Programs.  For tickets or more information, contact Kim at 816-506-6825.


River of Life Fellowship in Rockville will have a Deliverance Training Seminar and meetings June 29-30 with Dr. Steve Highlander and Rev. Cody Persell.  Training sessions begin on Saturday from 2:00-5:00 p.m. followed by a light meal and then regular evening deliverance service.  Regular Sunday School and worship Sunday morning begin at 9:30 and 10:15 a.m., along with a special Sunday evening service at 6:00 p.m.  All are welcome to attend any and all of the meetings. Sunday, July 7, they will welcome Wyatt Brown to share in word and song about his testimony and all that God is doing in his life.  All events ROL has are free and they welcome all those able to attend.  They hope to be able to share meetings and future meetings via webcast as well.  Please contact James Damon ([email protected]), at River of Life Fellowship for more information.


The University of Missouri Extension 2nd Annual Sheep and Goats Field Day will focus on small ruminant health awareness program. The event will be held 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Friday July 12, 2024 at Southwest Research Extension and Education Center, 14548 Highway H, Mt. Vernon, MO 65712. Attendees will have the opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge in assessing small ruminant health, vaccination program, on-farm biosecurity, metabolic diseases, feed & forage options and many more. There will also be hands-on training on fecal egg count, five-point check and FAMACHA score.  Special feature of the event includes lamb cooking with lamb meat tasting for all participants. This will be facilitated by Nick Forrest (Director of the American Lamb Roadshow). Nick has over 35 years as a lamb producer with 45 years as a meat, deli, and bakery manager for Kroger Company. Topics and Speakers include: Herd Health Management for Sheep & Goats – Dr. Celeste Morris (DVM, MU), Managing Sheep & Goats in Late Gestation – Dr. Luis Rivero (DVM, MU), Nutritional Disorders of Sheep & Goats – Linda Coffey (NCAT Arkansas), Feed & Forage Options for Sheep & Goats – Dr. Ken Coffey (University of Arkansas), Fecal Egg Count Demo –Dr. Mohan Acharya (Lincoln University) and FAMACHA© System & Certification –Dr. Homero Salinas (Lincoln University). Registration is required to attend. Registration fee is $25 per participant and includes snacks, coffee, pizza, salad, lamb chops/meatball, and classroom materials. Deadline to register is July 10. Register at: For more information or if you have a disability that requires special materials or service, please contact St. Clair County Extension at 417-646-2419 or David Brown at [email protected].  Sponsors are USDA/NIFA North Central Extension Risk Management Education, American Lamb Board, FCS Financial, Missouri Katahdin Breeders Association (MOKATS), Mazzio's Pizza, Vit-A-Zine, Missouri Forage and Grassland Council and Southwest Livestock Sales, LLC.


Ellett Memorial Hospital Appleton City offers outpatient specialist services for June, 2024. Call 660-476-2111 for appointments: June 18 – Rheumatology-Dr. John, June 19– Upper GI, Colonoscopy-Dr. Vardakis, June 20– Podiatry- Dr. Pace , June 15– Upper GI, Colonoscopy-Dr. Namin, June 24 – Ophthalmology, Dr. Soni, June 26- Ortho-Dr. Gray        



June 12, 26     Sports physicals at AC Rural Health Clinic. Please call AC Rural Health Clinic at 660-476-2121 to schedule

June 12     AC Meet Me On Main, Shop and Stroll will be Wednesday, June 12, 2024, from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.

June 13     St. Clair Historical Society “Flags of the Revolutionary Period” by James Scott 7:00 p.m. upstairs of the St. Clair Co Museum

June 16     Father’s Day

June 19     Juneteenth Holiday.  Banks and government offices closed

June 22     Appleton City Saturday Street Festival 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Entertainment on the Park stage 5:00-8:00 p.m.