Bourbon Superintendent of Schools Patricia Thompson has announced her plans to retire as chief administrator of Crawford County R-1 Schools at the end of the fiscal year.
It is a heck of a good time to spend a day in the woods, with a pack and a lunch, shooting everything you come across…with a camera. Mushrooms are plentiful this fall, and some of them surpass the spring morels as far as flavor and edibility. And they are very photogenic. Colorful… I reckon! There are so many different kinds…and there are few people confident in knowing the good ones from the bad ones.
The St. James Police Department and St. James Kiwanis Club are once again teaming up for a prescription drug disposal on Saturday, October 27. The program is used each year to help residents properly dispose of unused or expired prescription medications.
University of Missouri Extension will offer a free farm tax workshop in November at locations throughout the state. This workshop explains major tax changes affecting farms and ranches that went into effect in December 2017.
The 4-H clubs of Phelps County held their annual Recognition Ceremony Sunday afternoon, October 21, at the St. James Middle School. This event recognizes 4-H members and volunteers who have done outstanding work during the past year. This year’s event was hosted by Evening Star and Soaring Eagles 4-H Clubs.
The St. James Fire Protection District responded to a house fire Sunday afternoon. The residence, located at 304 East Johnson Street, had become engulfed in flames leading into the upstairs.