St. James News
Local teachers become ‘Champions of Change’
Fifty-five teachers from the St. James school district recently attended a workshop called “Champions of Change.” Teachers who attended reported it was a great conference, covering the basics of what teachers are trying to achieve in the classroom.
Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) Area Engineer Preston Kramer will discuss Constitutional Amendment 7, a proposed temporary transportation sales tax, during Monday night’s meeting of the St. James City Council. The issue will appear on the August 5 primary ballot, giving voters the opportunity to decide if they want a three-fourth cent sales tax for road improvements.
Cancer survivor gets first haircut in two years
A St. James cancer survivor received her first haircut on Friday since being diagnosed with colon cancer in 2012. Cindy Wiggins celebrated with her friends at the Razors Edge after losing her hair to chemotherapy during her cancer treatments over the past two years.
Smith delivers new books from Congress
On Friday, June 27, Congressman Jason Smith personally delivered five full boxes of books donated from the Surplus Books Program to the James Memorial Public Library. The books were duplicates from the Library of Congress and will be used for different purposes at the facility.
Local rider headed to rodeo finals
Kayla Copenhaver, of St. James, recently qualified for 66th annual National High School Finals Rodeo (NHSFR). She will be traveling with fellow teammates to Rock Springs, Wyoming for the finals from July 13-19.