Ribbon-cutting ceremony held for cigar company

Leatherwood Handmade Cigars unveiled its new lounge expansion on Friday and the St. James and Rolla Chambers of Commerce celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. 

Board hears budget update, discusses teacher incentives

          The St. James Board of Education heard budget assumptions for the upcoming school year, presented by Superintendent Tim Webster. During discussion, Webster also highlighted some possible teacher incentives he wanted the board to consider regarding classified pay and a plan to encourage teachers to try to further their education.

Rolla Post Office holds successful food drive for The Rolla Mission

                  On Saturday, May 14, the 30th Annual National Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive was held in Rolla. After two long years of being put on hold due to the pandemic, the Rolla Post Office held the most successful event yet to benefit The Rolla Mission meals program.

Moore highlighted as volunteer

                  Don Moore is an exceptional volunteer and it’s no surprise that he also leads an exceptional life.
                  He’s been in the St. James area since 1971. Both of his daughters went to school and graduated here. He spent many hours coaching their basketball & volleyball teams.

ECC NEA honors inspiring local teachers

                  Eleven high school teachers from this area were honored last week by the East Central College chapter of the National Education Association (NEA) for the positive influence that have on their students, and dedication to teaching.

S&T opens registration for summer day camps focused on invention, subsurface engineering

                 Missouri University of Science and Technology has officially opened registration for two additional summer day camps. Camp Invention is for students entering grades 2-6; Subsurface Engineering Day Camp is open to students entering grades 8-12.