Sip n’ Savor returning to St. James on Saturday

    The seventh annual Sip n’ Savor will be held this weekend. On May 2, a one-day endless tasting from over 45 wineries and breweries from across the United States will be downtown, showcasing their products. Sponsored by the St. James Chamber of Commerce, this year has brought some changes and a great opportunity to promote local businesses.

Kiwanis public forum teaches healthy living

    As part of the Kiwanis Club’s initiative to bring helpful information to the community, Monday night was the second of quarterly public forums held. Speakers Tracy Limmer and Carolyn Tilford, of Phelps County Regional Medical Center (PCRMC), spoke to a new initiative to make Phelps County a healthier place to live.

Great Circle’s educational program for students with autism meets local needs

    World Autism Awareness month kicked off on April 2 with the Light It Up Blue celebration in which global landmarks displayed blue lights to shine a light on autism awareness. Landmarks such as Niagara Falls, Egypt’s Great Pyramid, Trafalgar Square in London and even the International Space Station, among others, joined in the campaign.

Annual prom program raises alcohol awareness

    As part of an annual program to ensure a safe prom for students, on Friday, April 17, students witnessed a simulation of the dangers of drinking and driving. Performed by students of the Tau Iota Gamma fraternity, using video and live performances, high school students witnessed what it would be like to have friends or themselves involved in a car accident and the events that follow. Working with local fire, ambulance, police, and emergency responders, the performance was a real look at the dangers students face when they make bad decisions.

St. James NASP Archery team to hold charity tournament

    The St. James National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP), in conjunction with national NASP and the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, will hold a joint charity archery tournament this Friday. On April 24, the tournament will be held in the John F. Hodge High School gym and will be broadcast online live.