Tiger Shark Waterpark opening may be delayed

           The Tiger Shark Waterpark grand opening could be delayed after a strainer at the facility stopped working and will need to be replaced. The facility was scheduled to open on May 27, but may have to be pushed back if the facility cannot be brought online in time.

Three Rivers Publishing makes donation to Chamber

During last week’s annual St. James Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet, Chamber President Jack Mueller (left) accepted a donation from Saint James Press Editor Chris Daniels in the amount of $678.23. Three Rivers Publishing, parent company of the Press, published the 2021 Chamber Directory and Grape and Fall Festival Book for the Chamber and made the donation that represented half the profit from the two projects.

March unemployment mixed in Crawford, Phelps counties

           Unemployment reported by the state for Crawford and Phelps counties in March showed some mixed results. One county saw unemployment rise, while the other saw a slight decline.

School district purchases theater

           The Steelville School District will now own the Meramec Music Theatre and approximately 20 acres of land around it. The property is adjacent to the current downtown campus of the district where the elementary and middle school are located, along with the transportation department.