St. James News

City bidding Springfield paving

            Work to repair West Springfield Street is underway, as the city of St. James has requested bid proposals to pave the road from Carson Street to the city limits. Earlier this month, PJ Meyers completed an improvement project at the intersections of Tammy Lane and Sports Club Drive in anticipation of the larger paving project.

Alliance issues report to city on fish kill incident

            Alliance Water Resources issued a report to the city of St. James last week providing new information on a fish kill incident caused by wastewater entering Robinson Creek. Alliance, contracted by the city to run the water system, is working with the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Missouri Department of Conservation to clean the water, and has been cleaning the creek since the event was reported.

MoASBO honors Susan Douglas

    The Missouri Association of School Business Officials (MoASBO) announced recently that Susan Douglas was one of its graduates of the School Business Specialist Certification Program (SBS). The SBS program is a two-year intensive course designed to prepare and grow current school district employees for the business office.

Intercounty announces winners for Youth Tour Essay Contest

    In January, Intercounty began contacting local high schools to share information about an opportunity for juniors to participate in the co-op’s annual Youth Tour Essay Contest.

Senior Center to hold Summer Fling

    The St. James Senior Center will be holding a Summer Fling dinner and dance on Saturday, June 26, and tickets are on sale now. This event will be used as a fundraiser for the facility and will provide food and live entertainment throughout the evening.