National FFA awards grant to local alumni and supporters chapter

    The National FFA Organization awarded an FFA Alumni and Supporters Legacy Grant to the St. James FFA Alumni and Supporters Chapter. The St. James FFA Alumni and Supporters Chapter plans to use the funds to create an FFA Alumni and Supporters Chapter.

School district awards bank bids

    The St. James Board of Education selected two banks to handle the district’s financial needs during a meeting on Thursday, March 21. Bids were received last month and administrators, after combing the bids for the best deal, recommended the board approve Maries County Bank for money market and St. James Foundation accounts and Town and Country to handle the operating accounts of the district.

Throop raises money to send two on Honor Flight

    Landon Throop, age nine, has raised money to send two local veterans on an Honor Flight later this year. Throop has been saving since he was in pre-school and has a heart for veterans, leading him to donate to a good cause.

Ament receives Eagle Scout badge

    St. James High School student Noah Ament received his Eagle Scout badge during a ceremony held in the Knights of Columbus Hall in Cuba on March 23. Ament has been a member of the Cuba Cub Scout Troop 463 for the past nine years, earning many awards during that time and was celebrated for his Eagle Scout accomplishment.