City may settle lawsuit with gas company
The city of St. James is one step closer to getting reimbursed for what officials feel was an overcharge in natural gas transportation costs from MoGas. St. James has been in a joint lawsuit with Waynesville, St. Robert, and others against MoGas for the past few years. Recently Ameren won a similar lawsuit against the company and St. James hopes to recoup some of the cost spent.
Basketball tournament tips off Monday night
The Annual St. James Boys Basketball Tournament will get under way Monday, Jan. 20, at John F. Hodge High School. The St. James Tigers have been seeded fourth.
Candidate filing period ends next Tuesday
This is the final week for those interested in filing for city, school, ambulance, and fire positions. Ballot for the St. James City Council, School Board of Education, and Ambulance and Fire District are taking shape for the April Election. Several seats are up for reelection and filing ends on January 21 at 5 p.m.
Water tower may get a makeover
Tacony Manufacturing has added Maytag vacuums to its growing product line. Representatives met with the St. James City Council Monday night to present preliminary plans to customize the industrial park water tower to advertise the merger and to attract visitors to St. James.
Candidate filing deadline draws near
Less than two weeks remain for people interested in filing for city, school, ambulance, and fire district vacancies. Positions on the St. James City Council, school board, ambulance district and fire district are filling up for the April Election. Several seats are up for reelection and filing ends on January 21 at 5 p.m.
School will use holidays to make up snow days
St. James schools have been closed due to the weather and officials plan to make up days in both January and February. Having gone into Christmas break without a loss of days due to a make-up day on the final Friday before the holidays to make up for a day missed from an earlier snow, students will now be attending at least two more make up days and could face additional days depending on when school can resume.