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Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Appleton City area news

Ohio Christian Church will sponsor a “Come & Go Drive-Through for deer hunters  Pick up a snack pack containing a breakfast burrito, drink and some other goodies 9:00 to noon. The church is located 10 miles east of Appleton City on A Hwy


Montrose Athletic Booster Club's Kickin’ Chicken Fundraiser Dinner is scheduled for Saturday, November 21 (note new date) from 5:00—8:30 (or until sold out) at Montrose High School—Curbside tgservice ONLY.  The $10 cost per plate includes 2 pieces Perryman fried chicken (choice of white or dark meat), mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, roll, and chocolate sheet cake. *Sorry NO Special Orders and NO Children’s Menu*.


The monthly Men’s Fellowship Breakfast at the Appleton City Church of God (Holiness) will be 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 14.  All the men of the community are invited to join us for a time of great food and fellowship.  Ryan Campos will have a short devotional.  


The ACHS FBLA held their first pink pumpkin contest to support breast cancer in the community.  Students painted or carved their pumpkins using a theme of breast cancer support.  The entry fee was a freewill donation.  The judges have weighed in and the winners are: 1st place- Deziree Hood, 2nd place- Damara Hood, 3rd place- Alivia Bray.  They would like to thank everyone who participated in their first pink pumpkin contest.


Appleton City High School will sponsor a drive through Senior CitizenChristmas Dinner December 9, 2020With COVID precautions in place, ACHS wants to keep tradition alive for their annual Senior Citizen Christmas Dinner. Come through the circle drive to get a to-go traditional Christmas meal from the ACHS students. Meals will start being served atnoon. Please RSVP to 660-476-2161 by November 27.


Ellett Memorial Hospital in AC offers outpatient specialist services for November. Call 660-476-2111 for appointments: Nov 12– Rheumatology, Dr. Tay, Nov 12 –Podiatry, Dr. Dowell ,  Nov 13– Ortho-Dr. Gray,  Nov 18 -Upper GI, Colonoscopy-Dr. Namin,  Nov 25– Ortho-Dr. Gray.       


City Hall will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 26 - 27 for Thanksgiving.


Trash pick up the week of Thanksgiving will be on Friday morning November 27. Please have your trash carts to the curb no later than 7:00 a.m.


Sesquicentennial Military storyboard examples are up in old grocery store window. You can make a board about Military members who have lived within 15 miles of AC. It is a great way to honor family, neighbors andfriends. There will be an open exhibit during the SQC event during the summer of 2021 to display boards, items, or even in person. Storyboards can tell about your family member.  You can share pictures of them on leave, show letters sent home or received, or any number of things.  Bill Gilmore is event chairman or you can contact Linda Lampkin for more details.  The hope is the room where the exhibition will take place will be filled with stories of what our area people did while they were in service. 


The Night OWorship at the Osceola Assembly of God Church originally planned for Sunday, November 8 has been postponed. 


Grazing, forage and parasite management is important for a successful sheep and goat operation.  Therefore, MU Extension and Lincoln University are working together to provide an online Sheep and Goat Production Workshop on November 16 at 7:00 p. m. MU Extension and Lincoln University agriculture experts will present the topics: Grazing and Forage Management and Parasite Management. This workshop is free to the public but please register online at by November 13.  After your online registration is complete,you will receive a ZOOM link to attend the workshop.  For issues related to registering or for any other questions, please contact Patrick Davis at or by phone at (417) 955-0287.  You may also find more information on how to improve your grasslands and grazing potential for sheep and goats at


University of Missouri Extension offers a one-evening Zoom class on horse nutrition on December 3. Proper nutrition is vital to the 85,000 head of horses and ponies owned by Missouri residents.  As well as bringing enjoyment to its owners, Missouri’s horse industry contributes significantly to the economic health of the state, through activities such as trail rides, rodeos, races, show competitions, and hunting. MU Extension agronomist Pat Miller will cover establishment, grazing and management of forages. Extension livestock field specialist Elizabeth Pickering will focus on forage quality, hay needs and testing, and feeding strategies.Marci Crosby, MU Equine program coordinator will give an overview of equine nutrition and strategies for grain selection. The class begins at 6:00p.m. Thursday, December 3. Register at by December 1. Handouts will be e-mailed before the class. You may also contact Miller at 417-448-2560.


Vendors are wanted for the 4th Annual Appleton City PTO Holiday Shopping Extravaganza Saturday, December 5 from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the ACHS gym and commons area. There will be a variety of vendors setup and ready to share their holiday specials.  If you are interested in being a vendor, please contact Jennifer Hawkins at or 417-359-3846.  Also, follow the AC Elementary PTO Facebook page and you will find additional vendor and event information. There will be hourly door prizes (need not be present to win) and the event is free of charge for the community to attend, Donations will be accepted, as this event is earmarked to help continue the PTO's campaign of capital improvements to the school.


Nov 11   VETERANS DAYAC City Hall, banks and government offices may be closed

Nov 14   Men’s Fellowship Breakfast at the Appleton City Church of God (Holiness) 7:00 a.m.

Nov 14   Come & Go Drive-Through for deer hunters at Ohio Christian Church. Pick up a snack pack and drink 9:00 to noon.

Nov 21   Montrose Athletic Booster Club's Kickin’ Chicken Fundraiser Dinner 5:00—8:30 (or until sold out) at Montrose High School