St. James News
Several St. James civic and business leaders will speak live on Public Radio KMST Feb. 24-28. They include: Bob Wilson at noon, Feb. 24; Lynn Wilson and Mitch Weatherly at noon, Feb. 25; Dr. Brad Frazier at noon, Feb. 26; Dennis Wilson noon, Thursday Feb. 27; and Butch Tucker at noon, Feb. 28.
These speakers will be giving updates about their area of expertise and are among many area leaders speaking on KMST (88.5 FM Rolla and 96.3 FM Lebanon) during the station’s Spring Membership Drive, Feb. 22 – March 2.
Dinner at vineyard brings in $600 to help pay for jazz band’s trip to New York City
Meramec Vineyards played host to the John F. Hodge High School jazz group, who on Saturday entertained guests to raise money for a trip to New York this summer. Throughout the evening, groups performed for visitors and showed their jazz skills during one of many scheduled fundraisers for the trip.
Kiwanis present scholarships, grants
The St. James Kiwanis Club recently presented scholarship and non-profit grants to a variety of local individuals and charities. High school graduating seniors received a second installment of scholarships for the spring semester and money was given to local non-profits for 2014.
Purple Heart City signs going up
During its regular monthly meeting on Monday night, the St. James City Council approved an ordinance to place Purple Heart signage at two entrances into the city. St. James became a Purple Heart City last year and will join other communities on Interstate 44 in recognizing those who received the Purple Heart.
Tigers getting ready for courtwarming
Courtwarming is this Friday at John F. Hodge High School. Coronation will be held between the varsity and junior varsity games on February 14 against St. Clair. The junior varsity game will begin at 6 p.m.