St. James News

Vendors now being accepted for Christmas Craft Fair

    The St. James Parent Teacher Community Organization (PTCO) will once again host its Christmas Craft Fair this year and vendors for the event are now being accepted. The event raises money for the volunteer organization, which supports the school district and its many clubs and activities.

Johnnie’s Bar and Grill reopens

Historic Johnnie’s Bar reopened this week and owner Tina Bullock spoke about the reopening with Mayor Krawiecki on Friday morning during the weekly Mayor Minute Facebook live broadcast. The bar has served as a staple of the tradition of Route 66 in St. James, being well-known by visitors as they pass along the route.

Donation made to the St. James Caring Center Thrift Store

What a gorgeous addition to the salesfloor at the St. James Caring Center.  Zack Woolsey donated two upright lighted glass display units, which now showcase special items.  The Caring Center is blessed to have community partners who support their benevolent efforts.  Stop by the Thrift Store at 113 W. Eldon in St. James for an awe-inspiring shopping experience.  Store hours are Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Christmas parade applications available now

    The St. James Chamber of Commerce will once again sponsor the annual Christmas parade, which is scheduled for December 4 at 5:30 p.m. Businesses, clubs, organizations, churches, and schools wishing to participate in this year’s events are encouraged to pick up a parade application now.

High school choirs to hold annual dinner

The St. James High School choirs will be hosting their 18th annual Choir Dinner and Silent Auction on Saturday, November 20, with proceeds going towards the St. James Choir Boosters. This year’s theme is “Boys and Girls Bands Through the Ages” and the event will be held at the St. James Middle School.