Little Apple

                                                                                                     July 6 2022

Trash pickup in Appleton City will be FRIDAY, July 8, due to the Independence Day holiday.  Please have your trash at the curb by 7:00 a.m.

The 18th Annual Appleton City Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show will be held Saturday, July 9 at the City Park.  Check-in is from 8:00 a.m. to noon and the Car Show will be from noon to 3:00 p.m.  There will be a $10 entry fee per vehicle. There will be judging for all classes with the top 70 for cars and trucks, top 3 for motorcycles and top 3 for rat rods. All entries will be given dash plaques.    There will also be a 50-50 drawing, door prizes, goodie bags and a live auction.  Food concessions, biscuits & gravy and cobbler & ice cream will be available. Proceeds from the Show will go toward a pair of $1000 scholarships for local high school students.  In addition, Zink Motor Co, which is one of the oldest Ford dealerships in the country, is hosting the Kansas City Antique Car Club at the dealership in Appleton City during the car show.  Model A’s and Model T’s will be on display. There will be an open house and tours of this historic dealership.  The admission is free.  The location for this show is across the street from the Appleton City Car Show. For car show information, call Bob Roos 660-492-2822, George Moore 660-476-5574, Ed Hardesty 660-464-0360 or Doug Snodgrass 660-492-2814, or email to

Appleton City Second Saturday next event will be Saturday evening, July 9, from 5:00-8:00 p.m. If you are interested in being a vendor, please fill out the form from the link on their facebook page:

The monthly Men’s Fellowship Breakfast at the Appleton City Church of God will be 7:00 a.m. Saturday, July 9.  All the men of the community are invited to join them for a time of great food and fellowship.   Kevin Munsterman will have a short devotional. 

The Knights of Columbus will have their monthly pancake and sausage breakfast at the Knight’s Hall in Montrose on Sunday, July 10 from 8:30 – 10:00 a.m.  Treat your family to a hot breakfast you don’t have to cook or clean up.  A free will donation will be greatly appreciated

The Appleton City “Over 50 Club” will meet at noon Wednesday, July 6 at Trinity United Methodist Church at 214 E. 3rd St.  For more information call Stephanie at 660-207-2423.

St. Clair County Cattlemen’s meeting will be 7:00 p.m. July 12 at Valley Center Church, sponsored by Lowry City Farmer’s Exchange.

Ellett Memorial Hospital is hosting a retirement reception for Dr. Richard Dailey in the conference room on Wednesday, July 20 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Come and help send Dr. Dailey off to enjoy his much earned retirement. He has been with EMH since July of 2007 and everyone will sincerely miss his smiling face, friendship and medical wisdom.

The Appleton City Public Library is having their Summer Reading Program, Oceans of Possibilities! The program will take place on Thursdays in July (7, 14, 21 and 28) at 10:00 a.m. Kids 10 and under are welcome. Please come in and sign up at the library during normal business hours, call them at 660-476-5513, or email them so they can make sure they have something for everyone!

The Ellett Memorial Foundation Board is raffling off a Stihl RE 110 Plus Electric Pressure Washer. The drawing will be held on Saturday, July 9, 2022 at the Appleton City Car Show. Tickets are $10 each or 2 for $15. 

The Ellett Memorial Foundation Board is also raffling off a 5 Burner Even Embers Gas Griddle to be given at the AC Fair on Saturday, August 13th. Tickets are $10 each or 2 for $15.  See any Foundation Member or get your tickets at Ellett Memorial Hospital.  Leroy Swopes, Robbie Rotert, Paul Noble, Chris Green, Denice Nitchals, Bill Brownsberger, Laura Smith, April Loney or Julee Snyder.

Five area churches are teaming together to present a community VBS 6:00-8:00 p.m. each evening July 18-22. All kids ages 3 years- 6th grade are invited to join them as they learn how to pray. (Children must be potty-trained to attend). Each church will host an evening: Trinity UMC – Monday, Rockville UMC – Tuesday, Church of God – Wednesday, River of Life – Thursday, Christian Church – Friday. Transportation is available. Contact Paige at 660-492-0985 for info or see their Facebook event (Community VBS 2022). Register online at:

Ellett Memorial Hospital Appleton City outpatient specialist services for July 2022.  Call 660-476-2111 for appointments: July 7 – OB/GYN – Dr. Kallberg, July 8– Ortho-Dr. Gray, July 13 – Upper GI, Colonoscopy-Dr. Vardakis, July 14- Rheumatology, Dr. Tay, July 20– Upper GI, Colonoscopy -Dr. Namin,  July 21 – Podiatry- Dr. Pace, July 27 – Ophthalmology – Dr. Soni, July 27 –Ortho-Dr. Gray, July 28 – Rheumatology, Dr. Tay

Trinity United Methodist Church will hold a Back to School Clothing Give-A-Way August 22. They will accept donations suitable for school age children (K-12).  This is an advance notice, so when you are pulling out those outgrown items, you’ll have a place for them to go.  Items may be dropped off at the church August 15 – 19.


July 6     Appleton City “Over 50 Club” meeting noon at Trinity United Methodist Church

July 8     Trash pickup in Appleton City. Please have your trash at the curb by 7:00 a.m.

July 9     Men’s Fellowship Breakfast at the Appleton City Church of God 7:00 a.m.

July 9     Appleton City Car Show

July 9     AC Second Saturday event 5:00 p.m.

July 10   Pancake and sausage breakfast at the Montrose Knights of Columbus Hall 8:30 – 10:00 a.m.

July 12   St. Clair County Cattlemen’s meeting 7:00 p.m. at Valley Center Church