St. James News
St. James may add middle school wrestling
Four-Rivers Conference schools are in discussions of adding middle school wrestling. Should the program be added it would be held in the fall until Christmas break, but concern has been raised about the possibility of interfering with the youth wrestling program.
Plans moving forward for school land swap
The St. James Board of Education was updated on a land swap for areas near the football field during its meeting last Thursday. Plans are moving forward, but light poles at the field may need to be replaced due to damage from woodpeckers.
City council gets sewer update
Joy Howard, of WM Financial Strategies, came before the St. James City Council to discuss sewer bonds Monday night. Along with Jeff Meadows, of Archer Group, she described the timeline to meet deadlines over the next few years to stay in compliance with the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Natural Resources new sewer requirements.
Large crowd enjoys Sip n' Savor
Sip n’ Savor returned to St. James on Saturday and a large crowd visited businesses around St. James. Organized by the St. James Chamber of Commerce, this year saw businesses on both sides of the interstate being included, with free shuttle service for visitors. Despite inclement weather, preliminary numbers show the day was very successful.
Motel reopens under new ownership
Days Inn has new ownership, opening over the weekend in time for Sip ‘n Savor. Elliot Lodging, out of Springfield, Mo., has acquired the hotel and opened the doors in time for summer.