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Council gets update on park work

    Parks Board President Jack Kearbey spoke to the St. James City Council during Monday night’s meeting, giving an update on the parks and pool. The Parks Department has seen significant growth over the past year and the board has been working on areas to make improvements.

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Fire damages home

    The St. James Fire Protection District responded to a fire on February 28 at a local residence. At 10:45 a.m., emergency responders were notified of a fire at 411 East Scioto. Firefighters spent several hours bringing the blaze under control and have determined the fire was started due to a discarded cigarette.

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Kiwanis plan breakfast

    It’s time again for the annual Kiwanis Club pancake breakfast on Saturday, March 15. Kiwanis members will be cooking pancakes for the community at St. James Middle School from 6:30 a.m. until noon,

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Take a drive for seniors

    Hutcheson Ford will be holding a special event to raise money for Project Graduation this Saturday. The Drive 4 UR School event was scheduled for last weekend, but due to the weather forecast, has been rescheduled for this weekend. Hutcheson hopes to raise as much as $6,000 for the 2013 St. James High School Project Graduation.

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Organizers reschedule candlelight vigil service


    A candlelight vigil, which was scheduled for last Friday, has been rescheduled due to inclement weather. The vigil, held in honor of Hailey Owens will now be held on Friday, February, March 7 from 6 to 7 p.m. The vigil will be a chance for citizens of St. James to support the family of the young girl from Springfield, Missouri who was kidnapped and murdered.

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Workers begin to raze building

    Maggi Construction has begun demolition of a condemned building on West Washington Street. Work began over a week ago with workers cleaning up asbestos and now the building is being torn down. Despite a small delay because of the weather, demolition started this week and could be completed by April.

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