City council holds flood plain ordinance hearing

    The St. James City Council met on Tuesday, April 9 to discuss several matters pertaining to the city. During the meeting, the council:
•    Held a public hearing on a floodplain ordinance. The ordinance would update the city’s current code to meet state and federal guidelines. Public Works Director Lyle Thomas informed the council there is new mapping of the city is currently being conducted, but it won’t be ready until 2020.

Leuthauser named as new director

    Yvonne Leuthauser was named as the new director of the Phelps County Senior Companion Program on April 1, 2019. Leuthauser has been coordinator for the Senior Companion Program since March 31, 2016 and looks forward to designing, developing and implementing strategic plans for the organization.  

CPoD summer program application now being accepted at State Tech

    For the eighteenth year, State Technical College of Missouri is hosting the 2019 session of Computer Professions on Demand (CPoD) program scheduled for June 23-27.  

CMS choir hoping to sing at Cardinals baseball game

Choir members at Cuba Middle School are hoping to sell enough tickets to the June 26 St. Louis Cardinal baseball game to sing “God Bless America” at the game. Tickets are $20 each and in section 270. Please contact Ronna Ament at Cuba Elementary School at 573-885-2534 or by calling 573-263-8836 for ticket information.

MBSH highlights infusion center volunteer

    National Volunteer Week was established by Presidential Proclamation in 1974 to provide the opportunity to recognize and thank volunteers for their time, talent and dedicated service in making a difference in their communities.  This year, National Volunteer Week is being observed April 7-13.