The Little Apple

Vol 29 no 40

                                                October 6, 2021

Girl’s Day Out is scheduled for October 10, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Please come join the staff of Ellett Memorial Hospital for their 4th Annual Breast Cancer Wellness & Awareness Day. You can receive your pre-registered annual mammogram by Diagnostic Imaging Center Mobile Coach, win door prizes, gather information, visit local vendors, support others and recognize survivors. There will be Breast Cancer speakers sharing their life stories and talking about genetics and facts of Breast Cancer., A light lunch will be served and treats to indulge!  Pre-register at 913-344-9989. Contact April Loney or Julee Snyder at EMH 660-476-2111 with questions on scheduling your mammogram or shirt questions

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

Appleton City Landmarks will have their fall Potato Lunch on Thursday October 14 at the depot. Lunch will be available for carry out only between 11:00 – 1:00 for $7.00.  Come and enjoy a large baked potato with the toppings you choose from their order slip. Your choice will be margarine, shredded cheese, nacho cheese sauce, onion, broccoli, sour cream, bacon bits and chili. The cake choices will be chocolate, peanut butter, pineapple and angel food, plus your drink. All proceeds will be used in maintenance of  A.C. Landmarks properties: the Depot, Railroad Park, Old Library, Moore School, Clark House and Museum.

The AC FFA Chapter will hold their annual Food for America demonstrations 8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. Friday, October 15 in the high school gravel parking lot. Any community members interested in learning about agriculture are welcome to walk through and hopefully learn new things about the world of agriculture. They will have various demonstrations from Agricultural Organizations as well as working stations put on by FFA members

Montrose Athletic Booster Club’s Kickin’ Chicken Fundraiser Dinner will be Sunday, October 17 from 11:00-2:00 (or until sold out) at Montrose High School. Curbside to go service ONLY.  $12 per plate includes Perryman’s fried chicken (choice of white or dark meat), cheesy mashed potatoes, green beans, roll, and chocolate sheet cake. Sorry NO Special Orders and NO children’s menu. Proceeds benefit all athletic teams at MHS.

The Appleton City Manor and Countryside Estates will have a lemonade stand and will be grilling hamburgers and hot dogs for area residents on October 22, 2021 from 10:30 to 12:30 or until supplies last. This will be a drive thru only. They ask you do not get out of your car. Staff will bring your order to you. Sacks will contain sandwich of choice, potato chips and condiments for sandwiches.

Ellett Memorial Hospital Auxiliary is sponsoring a Collective Goods Book Fair scheduled for Thursday. October 28, 2021 from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Outpatient hallway.  There will be wide selection of books, gifts and useful gadgets for all ages.  It is open to everyone!  Be thinking of early Christmas shopping!

St. Clair Co Health Department reports 1121 positive cases and 17 current cases as of October 5. Appleton City has had 10 positive cases from September 5 to October 3.  More information is available at

As winter approaches, proper nutritional and reproductive management will lead to optimum cattle operation productivity and profitability.   Therefore, MU Extension Livestock Specialists are working together to provide fall beef cattle producer management workshops on the evenings of October 21 in Stockton, Mo. (Stockton Christian Church Activity Center, 713 West St., Stockton, Mo. 65785) and October 28 in Nevada, Mo. (Vernon County Fairgrounds Centennial Hall, 1488 Ashland St., Nevada, Mo. 64772) beginning a 6:30 p. m. each evening. Workshops will cover winter cattle nutrition and reproduction management strategies. Topics covered by MU Extension Livestock Field Specialist will include: Cattle supplementation and nutritional management, Cattle reproductive management as fall calving cow breeding season approaches and Pros and cons of fall and or spring calving season.  Workshops are free to the public but please register by October 20 for the Stockton, Mo. workshop or by October 27 for the Nevada, Mo. workshop.  To register for the Stockton workshop, contact the Cedar County MU Extension Center at (417) 276-3313 or online at To register for the Nevada, workshop, contact the Vernon County MU Extension Center at (417) 448-2560 or online at For all other questions or more information on the workshop contact Davis at (417) 276-3313 or by email at

Ellett Memorial Hospital offers outpatient specialist services for October. Call 660-476-2111 for appointments. Oct 6– Upper GI, Colonoscopy-Dr. Namin, Oct 7 – OB/GYN, Dr. Kallberg, Oct 8 – Ortho-Dr. Gray, Oct 13 – Upper GI, Colonoscopy-Dr. Vardakis, Oct 14 Rheumatology, Dr. Tay, Oct 21 – Podiatry- Dr. Ciaramello, Oct 27 – Ortho – Dr. Gray,  Oct 27 – Ophthalmology – Dr. Soni,  Oct 28 – Rheumatology – Dr. Tay


Oct 9        Men’s fellowship breakfast 7:00 a.m. at the AC Church of God

Oct 9        Second Saturday Event 5:00 p.m. on Main Street

Oct 10      Knights of Columbus pancake and sausage breakfast 8:30-10:00 at the Knight’s Hall in Montrose

Oct 10      Girl’s Day Out from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Ellett Memorial Hospital

Oct 14      Appleton City Landmarks Potato Lunch 11:00 – 1:00 at the depot. (carry out only)

Oct 15      AC FFA Food for America 8:00 – 3:00 in the High School gravel parking lot

Oct 17      Montrose Athletic Booster Club’s Kickin’ Chicken Fundraiser Dinner from 11:00-2:00 at the high school