Hartley offers considerations for downtown businesses with council

           Local business owner Jon Hartley spoke to the St. James City Council during a meeting on Monday evening, raising concerns about some issues facing downtown businesses. He asked the council to consider some minor changes which he feels would greatly aid business owners and patrons.

Football homecoming set for Friday night

Cuba High School will celebrate its annual football homecoming on Friday when the Wildcats host the St. James Tigers.

Missouri Pork Association now accepting applications for 2023 Youth Pork Ambassador Program

            The Missouri Pork Association is now accepting applications for the 2023 Youth Pork Ambassador Program. The program allows students to actively interact with leaders in Missouri’s pork industry and receive a $1,000 scholarship, payable to any technical school, community college, or a four year institution. The Ambassador will not only be awarded a scholarship; but will also have many opportunities to increase their knowledge of the pork industry.

Zuzack family named Missouri Farm Family

            Mike and Tammy Zuzack and family of Bourbon were among the families honored during the 64th annual Missouri Farm Family Day, Aug. 15 at the Missouri State Fair.

MRPC board hears about progress of MRPC’s rural opioid initiatives

• Walden honored for 11 years of service to MRPC board
            Bonnie Prigge, executive director of Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC), discussed the progress of MRPC’s rural opioid initiatives at the August 11 MRPC board meeting.