St. James News

Ashcroft Welcomes Lucy Wortham James Elementary Students to Archives Alive!

Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft recently welcomed students from Lucy Wortham James Elementary to Archives Alive!, an educational program offered annually by the Secretary of State’s State Archives in Jefferson City.

Council discusses building permits

    Councilman Bob Smith raised several questions to the St. James City Council regarding building permits, specifically towards the St. James School District’s building project that voters approved. Smith told the council many different cities have different rules concerning building permits and asked for clarification on how St. James determines those fees.

S.A.V.E. seminar held to inform community about heroin issues

     A community information night was held on Saturday, May 12 to inform the community about rising dangers facing the county due to heroin and opiates. A panel of guest speakers, videos featuring true stories, and information tables from local agencies helped give guests a look at the dangers these drugs bring to a community and how rising problems are facing Phelps County as these drugs enter.