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St. James News

Maramec hosting veterans June 6, Cherokees June 12

    Two events are coming to Maramec Spring Park this month. On Friday, June 6, the James Foundation and the Missouri Department of Conservation will host Veterans Fishing Day for local veterans and the Cherokee Nation’s Remember the Removal bike ride will stop at Maramec on June 12.

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Cuba teen hit by truck on I-44

    A teenager was left in serious condition Thursday afternoon after he was struck by a vehicle on I-44 in St. James. Dalton Courtway, 15 of Cuba, was struck after running northbound along Interstate 44 by a westbound traveling 2010 Chevrolet truck pulling an RV at approximately 5:28 p.m., driven by Skyler K. Hussey, 32, of Troy, Mo.

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Despite wet weather, water park is open

    The Tigershark Water Park reopened for the 2014 swimming season on Monday, May 26.  Despite rain off and on throughout the day, the opening day drew a good crowd to start the season.

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La Russa buys Pujols guitar for $12,500

    As reported last week, Wolfert’s Tool and Machine Co. has created a special guitar to celebrate Albert Pujols’ 500th home run. The guitar was sold at auction last week for $12,500.

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Middle School work should be finished soon

    Work on the expansion at St. James Middle School is nearly complete. Last week, Lloyd Pooker, of Creative Construction Solutions, went through the punch list with Brockmiller Construction. Of the final things left on the list, most checked out fine, with only a few minor fixes left for completion. The building is expected to be ready for the start of summer school.

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