Citizen of Year is Hildebrand
The St. James Chamber of Commerce recognized Sue Hildebrand as its Citizen of the Year on Friday night. Hildebrand is an active coach at the St. James School District and volunteers her time to help kids stay active.
Chamber presents annual awards
The St. James Chamber of Commerce held its annual awards dinner on Friday night and brought on new members to the board. Dinner was held at Matt’s Steakhouse as residents celebrated the past year of events and looked forward to 2014.
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.