Hell’s Canyon certainly lived up to its name

    It looked fairly “unthreatening” to me, a hillside down into a small creek in western Colorado’s Rocky Mountains where brook trout lived in beaver dam pools. Maybe 10- or 12-inch brook trout wouldn’t appeal to most Ozark fishermen…until you ate a couple.

Friends of the Library to hold picnic fundraiser on Saturday

    The Friends of the Library, a group of local volunteers supporting the James Memorial Public Library, will be holding a fundraising picnic this Saturday, September 28, beginning at 5 p.m. This is the fifth annual picnic and tickets are available now or at the event.

City planning informational push on use tax

    A local use tax of two percent will appear on the November ballot and the City of St. James is listening to questions and is planning on getting information into voter’s hands prior to the election. St. James is looking to pass a ballot measure that puts a sales tax on mail order and online orders from companies which have a warehouse in Missouri.

National Manufacturing Day event taking place on October 4 at Ace Manufacturing

    Ace Manufacturing & Parts Company is once again opening its doors in celebration of National Manufacturing Day.  They will be hosting an Open House for students, parents, and our community on Friday, October 4, 2019 during the hours of 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

MRPC Annual Dinner planned for October 24 in Waynesville

• 13 volunteer awards to be presented to individuals from eight-county region
    Each year Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) honors residents of the Meramec Region who give to their communities by volunteering their time, talents and support. This year, 13 awards will be presented at MRPC’s 2019 Annual Dinner Oct. 24 at the Stonebrooke Center at 500 G.W. Lane St., Waynesville.