Jim Fleming has been hired as the new St. James City Administrator following the retirement of former administrator Harold Selby in December. The St. James City Council voted in favor of hiring Fleming in April and he began serving the city last Wednesday.
The Noah Coleman Chapter May 18 meeting will begin at 11:30 a.m. at Sybill’s in St. James. There will not be a formal program presentation, but rather time for members to get to know each other better and The Annual and Committee Reports. There will be no meeting in June or July, and the regular meeting schedule will resume August 17.
St. James Municipal Utilities had a planned power outage in the Industrial Park on Sunday, April 28 to make repairs to a substation in the area. The power outage did not affect residents, but did allow for repairs to a transformer located in the park, along with instruments and gauges hooked to it.
Once a month, the St. James Senior Center will hold a birthday party to celebrate area seniors’ birthdays. Senior Center staff hope to grow the birthday celebrations that provide a free meal to those who have a birthday during the month, along with cake and ice cream and gifts to celebrate their birthdays.
Several members of the St. James FFA attended the 91st annual Missouri FFA Convention held at the Hearnes Center in Columbia, Missouri. Cultivate Tomorrow, Today was the theme for this year's Missouri FFA Convention. More than 8,000 youth and guests attended.