The Little Apple

The A.C. Fall City Wide Garage Sale dates will be September 20-21. Permits are $5 and can be purchased at City Hall September 9 through noon on September 18. Permits to set up in the A.C. Park are $25 for the pole shelter, $15 for the stage, $10 for a lawn permit and that price covers both days. Park permits are also available at City Hall and are sold on a first come, first served basis. Maps will be available at Food Fair, Powell’s True Value and Casey’s beginning Thursday afternoon. House of Joy Ministry will be at the City Park on Saturday from 4:00-5:00 to pick up donations. If you have questions, please call Dianne Foster at 476-2390.

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

Mark your calendar for a community-wide Block Party to be hosted by First Baptist Church in Appleton City. On Saturday, September 21 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. there will be family friendly games, food (hot dogs, chips, snow-cones), entertainment and more outside of the church. Activities include a cake walk, bounce house, Kan-Jam, 9 Square, bingo, ball toss, and horseshoes. Plan to attend this fun, community oriented, family friendly event. 

Large item clean-up will be September 24, 25, 26.  Large dumpsters will be located at the Public Works Building, 110 S. Maple (across from the swimming pool).  You will be responsible for getting your items into the roll-off containers.  There will be 2 20-yard roll-off containers for appliances (look into Our Website to avail the best appliance repair services which can be used to make these old appliances work like new ones), TVs, computers, and monitors available and 1 30-yard roll-off containers will be available for sofas, carpets, and other approved wastes.  No tires, liquid paint, batteries, motor oils, concrete, cleaning solvents or yard waste can be accepted.

Ellett Memorial Hospital Foundation is sponsoring the Kickin’ Chicken Dinner at the Apple Festival, Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.   Advanced tickets are available for $8 adults, $6 kids 4-12 and kids 3 and under are free. Price goes up $2 at door.   Get your tickets from any Foundation Board member, Leroy Swopes, Robbie Rotert, Bill Brownsberger, Julee Snyder, Laura Smith, April Spencer, Paul Noble, Chris Green, Denice Nitchals or at the Hospital.  Call Julee at 660-476-5216 with any questions.

Appleton City Preschool is enrolling for the 2019-2020 school year. Children ages 3-4 and 5-year-old that do not meet the cut-off for kindergarten are eligible. Enrollment forms are available at Appleton City Elementary Office. Call 660-476-2108 to enroll.  Please bring (required documents for preschool enrollment): child’s birth certificate, child’s social security card, current immunization records and current physical exam document.

Last call for craft vendors!  The Appleton City Apple Festival will be held 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. September 28.  Please call Amber at 660-492-2206 or email at  Pick up a registration form at AC City Hall or find it on their Facebook page at AC Apple Festival. 

The AC Cemetery Association is raffling (2) half beefs with processing.  Proceeds go to support and maintain the AC Cemetery.  Winners will be announced at the Applefest in September. Tickets are available for purchase at St. Clair Co. State Bank, Powell’s Tru Value and Noble Machine and Manufacturing for $10 each.

The AC Library has become a Dolly Parton Imagination Library affiliate.  That means brand new free age-appropriate books will be available for local children ages birth until they turn 5.  Sign up is easy.  Just fill out a small form at the Library and books can be chosen to fit your children’s age that will start coming to your mailbox once a month.  Stop in or call the Library for more information at 660-476-5513.

Ellett Memorial Hospital Girl’s Day Out will be noon-5:00 p.m. Sunday, October 6, 2019. Please come join them for their 2nd Annual Breast Cancer Wellness & Awareness Day. Receive your pre-registered annual mammogram by Diagnostic Imaging Center Mobile Coach, win prizes, gather information, support others, and recognize survivors. There will be Breast Cancer speakers sharing their life stories, talking about genetics and facts of Breast Cancer. A light lunch will be served and treats will be available to indulge. If you or someone you know is a Breast Cancer survivor, please let them know who and how long, so that they may recognize them and celebrate. Stay connected on the Girls Day Out Facebook event to receive more updates.  Call EMH at 476-2111for info or help scheduling mammogram. Uninsured women 40-49 that meet the guidelines can apply for funding of mammogram through our Show Me Healthy Women Program.

Ellett Memorial Hospital in AC offers outpatient specialist services for September, 2019.  Call 660-476-2111, ext. 5257 for appointments: Sept 11 – Upper GI, Colonoscopy–Dr. Vardakis, Sept 18 –Upper GI, Colonoscopy-Dr. Namin, Sept 23 – Rheumatology – Dr. Latinis, Sept 24 – Ortho – Dr. Gray, Sept 27 – Ophthalmology-Dr. Soni, Sept 30 – Rheumatology–Dr. Latinis.


Sept 12     AC Volleyball against Miami 5:30 p.m.

Sept 13     AC Football against KCE 7:00 p.m.

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

Sept 14     WEMO Conference Volleyball Tournament at Archie

Sept 20-21     AC Citywide Garage Sales

Sept 20     AC Football against NW Hughesville  Homecoming activities

Sept 21     Community-wide Block Party hosted by First Baptist Church in AC 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Sept 23     AC Volleyball at Butler 7:30 p.m.

Sept 24-26     Large item pickup at Public Works Building

Sept 26     AC Volleyball against Jasper 7:00 p.m.

Sept 27     No classes at AC Schools