Butler Aquatic Center/ Summer Help Wanted

Help Wanted

Butler Aquatic Center

The City of Butler is now accepting applications for persons interested in employment at the Butler Aquatic Center. Lifeguard candidates must be 15 years of age by June 1, 2021. Candidates must be or be able to become Red Cross certified lifeguards. Pre-employment and post-employment random drug screening is required for the lifeguard position. Starting pay is $10.30 per hour with automatic step increases for each year of service. Applications should be submitted by 5 p.m. Monday, April 4, 2022 to accommodate the City’s training schedule.

You may call City Hall at 660-679-4182 and make arrangements to receive an application or go to cityofbutlermo.com to print an application.

Appleton City Little Apple

   February 16, 2022

Appleton City Masonic Lodge #412 will have their annual pancake breakfast Sunday, February 20 from 6:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Hall, 219 E. 3rd St.  Meals are $5 for all you can eat. Children 5 and under eat free. Eat inside or carry out is available.  There will also be raffles for cash prizes.

The Parents & Friends of the Appleton City FFA would like to invite you to their Annual Labor Auction on February 19 in the high school gym.  The evening will begin with a buyers dinner at 6:00 p.m., served by Kickin’ Chicken, with the live auction starting at 6:30 p.m.  As part of this event they will also have a silent auction which will be setup along the south wall of the high school gym from 4:30 – 8:00 p.m. that night.

ACHS Military Appreciation Night will be held Friday February 18. Dinner for current and past military members and their immediate families will begin at 5:00. This is also Senior Night. Seniors and their parents will be recognized immediately prior to the girls’ varsity game. Military members will be recognized at halftime of the varsity girls’ game.

The Immaculate Conception Church Altar Sodality will have their annual biscuit and gravy breakfast 8:00 – 10:00 a.m. February 27 in St. Mary’s School basement, 608 Kansas Ave, Montrose.  The menu will be sausage gravy & biscuit, whole hog sausage patty, scrambled eggs, coffee cake, coffee, orange juice or water.  Adults are $10, children 10 and under are $5.  Quilt raffle tickets will be available and will be drawn at the breakfast.

The Carousel that will be installed on Main Street came to AC with the Fair Carnival in 2009-2019. They are looking for pictures of children on that carousel during that time frame. Call 660-476-5857 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. or email acmolampkin@yahoo.com

Is your school, 501c3 not-for-profit organization, church, or governmental entity seeking funds for a project?  Truman Lake Community Foundation, Inc. can help. The Truman Lake Community Foundation Grantmaking Program Spring 2022 Application cycle opens February 1, 2022.  Grant applications must be completed online at https://www.grantinterface.com/Process/Apply?urlkey=cfozarksgrants (be sure to look for the Truman Lake Community Foundation Grantmaking Program Spring 2022) before the 5:00 p.m. February 28, 2022 deadline.  Awarded grants will be distributed in late April 2022.  Any questions will be answered by emailing rburlshipman@gmail.com or calling 660-890-4150 and asking for Randy Shipman.

Zion Lutheran School in Prairie City’s annual Chili supper will be dine in or carry out this year.  The event will take place 5:00 -8:00 p.m. February 26.  The online Facebook Auction begins Wednesday, February 23, the silent auction will be 5:00 – 7:30 February 26 and the live auction at 7:00 p.m. Raffle items and a country store will be available. Check out the Facebook event for more information at Zion Lutheran School Chili Supper

The Rockville Lions Club will have a pancake & sausage breakfast 8:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sunday March 6, 2022 at the Rockville City Hall. A free will donation will be accepted.

Immaculate Conception Church Lenten Fish Fry Dinners will be served March 4, March 18 and April 1 from 5:00 – 7:30 p.m. in St. Mary’s School Hall, Montrose. They plan to serve carry out and dine-in at this time. (They will adjust as needed for the current conditions.) The menu is fried fish, Suzy Q’s, cole saw, corn bread, cookies and a drink. Adults eat for $12, children under 10 for $6

Grace Christian Academy will have their 2nd annual hog roast dinner with silent and live auctions fundraiser Saturday, March 12 4:00-7:00 p.m. in the Lowry City Civic Center, 4th & Cleveland in Lowry City.  The hog roast dinner for $10 includes meat, sides, dessert and drink. Children 4-12 years eat for $6, 3 and under are free.  Carry out is available.  Silent auction from 4:00 – 6:30 and live auction starts at 7:00 p.m.

DbarJ Quilts etc. of Rockville, Mo will have the Elva Gwinn Huffman Essay Contest once again this year.  To receive a quilt to use in your charitable fund raising, all you have to do is enter an essay telling about your non-profit, its name, who you serve, how you would use the quilt in this endeavor and any other important information you would like them to know. You then can send it by mail to DbarJ Quilts etc, PO Box 48, Rockville MO 64780, or email it to joyce@dbarjquilts.com. The deadline is March 30 2022

Ellett Memorial Hospital Appleton City offers outpatient specialist services for February and March, 2022.   Call 660-476-2111 for appointments. Feb 16– Upper GI, Colonoscopy-Dr. Vardakis, Feb 17 – Podiatry- Dr. Ciaramello, Feb 23 – Ophthalmology – Dr. Soni, Feb 23 – Ortho-Dr. Gray, Feb 24 – Rheumatology, Dr. Tay, Mar 2– Upper GI, Colonoscopy-Dr. Namin, Mar 3 – OB/GYN – Dr. Kallberg, Mar 9 – Upper GI, Colonoscopy-Dr. Vardakis, Mar 10 – Rheumatology, Dr. Tay, Mar 11– Ortho-Dr. Gray, Mar 17 – Podiatry- Dr. Ciaramello, Mar 23 – Ophthalmology – Dr. Soni, Mar 23 – Ortho-Dr. Gray, Mar 24 – Rheumatology, Dr. Tay                         

Appleton City High School Alumni will award six $1,000 scholarships, to any type of post-secondary training. DEADLINE is 9:00 a.m. March 8 to the high school counselor.


Feb 18     ACHS Senior Night and Military Appreciation Night activities

Feb 19     Parents & Friends of the Appleton City FFA Annual Labor Auction 6:00 p.m. in the High School Gym

Feb 20     AC Masonic Lodge #412 pancake breakfast 6:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Hall

Feb 21     President’s Day Holiday.  Banks and government offices closed.

Feb 21     No School at Hudson R-IX – Presidents’ Day

Feb 23     Hudson R-IX Jr. High Play at 7:00 p.m. in the gym

Feb 27     Immaculate Conception Church Altar Sodality biscuit and gravy breakfast 8:00 – 10:00 a.m. in St. Mary’s School basement

Butler Varsity Wrestlers head to State

Good luck to the following Butler varsity wrestlers:  Brendin Patrick, Isaac Rodriguez, and Triston Trumbore.  They will be competing in the 2022 State Wrestling Tournament on Feb 17-19 in Columbia, MO.  They will be competing against the top 16 wrestlers in their weight class in Class 1.

Andy Dixon Butler High School

Head girls wrestling

Head JH Wrestling

Assistant boys wrestling