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St. James News

Band takes first in Sullivan

    Red Regiment Marching Band members have a lot to celebrate after an outstanding performance at the Sullivan Marching Festival on Saturday. The St. James High School band brought home first place and several special awards.

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St. James voters approve library tax

    St. James will retain its public library after a 30-cent per $100 of assessed valuation property tax passed on Tuesday. Voters approved the tax with 287 in favor and to 255 opposed. Revenue from the tax will provide a steady income stream for the continued operation of the James Memorial Public Library by the city of St. James.

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Residents can now get rid of old medications at police department

    The St. James Police Department and Kiwanis Club teamed up for a prescription drug disposal on Saturday. Approximately 50 pounds of unused, over-the-counter and prescription medications were taken for proper disposal. The program is designed to keep unused medications out of the hands of children.

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Bahr and Uffmann reign over homecoming - PHOTO GALLERY

    Zachary Bahr and Alexis Uffmann were crowned the 2014 homecoming king and queen on Friday night prior to the varsity football game between the St. James Tigers and the St. Clair Bulldogs.

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Park board would like school district to help renovate fields

    Park Board member Bob Diestelkamp spoke to the St. James Board of Education on September 18 to review need currently being addressed at the Nelson Hart Park. The Park Board is looking into improving the baseball and softball diamonds at the park and wants to keep the district informed of the progress due to the school’s use the facility.

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