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Chamber supporters are honored during banquet - PHOTO GALLERY

    The St. James Chamber of Commerce held its annual awards dinner on Friday, January 23 to recognize the past year’s efforts from local businesses and volunteers. The annual banquet is used as a time to remember the work completed the year before and to honor those who played a crucial part in improving the community.

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Candidates are set for April Election

    Candidate filing for city and school positions closed on January 20. Positions for seats on the St. James City Council, St. James Board of Education, mayor, municipal judge, and ambulance boards will all be up for election.

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Gov. Nixon outlines proposed construction of new state veterans’ home, renovations for existing homes

    Gov. Jay Nixon provided additional details Monday about two proposals he is making to help care for Missouri’s veterans. Speaking in Jefferson City to the Missouri Association of Veterans Organizations, the Governor talked about his plans to complete $14.5 million in needed repair and renovations at four of the homes, and to construct a new veterans’ home to reduce the list of veterans waiting to get in one of the state’s existing homes.

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Nighttime run will benefit local woman and first responders

    Runners, joggers, walkers, and those who like to help others should plan now to take part in the third annual Freezin’ for a Reason 5K Walk/Run, scheduled for Saturday, February 21 at 6 p.m. Not only is it a chance to get out and get moving, but it also benefits those in the emergency services fields who need some help. This year’s theme is the 1970s and costumes are encouraged!

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School district sets 2015-16 calendar

    The St. James Board of Education held a public hearing for the 2015-16-school calendar. No public comment was made during the hearing, and the board approved the dates for next school year.

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