The St. James Golden Age Center is selling Cold Stone Creamery pies and Rocky Mountain chocolate apples just in time for Valentine’s Day.
City settles lawsuit with former janitor
A settlement has been reached between the city of St. James and former janitor Jim House, who filed a lawsuit after being fired. While the details of the settlement are confidential, payment will be handled by the Missouri Intergovernmental Risk Management Association (MIRMA), which insures the city. The City will be responsible for paying its deductible.
Local voters will see races for city council, school board, fire district and ambulance district
Filing closed Tuesday for candidates running for several public offices in St. James. The April general election will include races in many positions, including those on the city council and school board.
SJMS teacher earns state VFW award
Janet Barlar, sixth-grade language teacher at St. James Middle School, has been named the Missouri VFW Teacher of the Year. She will receive the award, which is given annually to teachers for their outstanding commitment in teaching patriotism to their students, during a banquet ceremony on February 1 in Jefferson City.
SJMS classrooms may be completed by April
Construction at the middle and high schools is moving ahead on schedule. So far, very few issues have been encountered and the district remains on time and on budget for completion of the project.
Chamber giving honors Friday
The St. James Chamber of Commerce will be holding its annual dinner and awards ceremony on Friday at Matt’s Steakhouse. Every year, the Chamber recognized citizens, businesses, and organizations for their many contributions made throughout the year. This year’s keynote speaker is Walter Branson, vice chancellor of Finance and Administration at the Missouri University of Science and Technology.