The coveted red cattle record books for 2019 are now available at University of Missouri Extension Centers. Cost of the book is $5.50 each.
Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital Auxiliary earmarked several medical equipment purchases at the end of this year to benefit departments within the hospital. The Medical Surgical department was selected to receive two Exergen temporal thermometers.
Christianity is the most popular religion in the world, with over 240 million followers in the United States, the largest concentration of Christians in the world. Roughly 80 percent of the people in the U.S. who have a religion are Christian. Protestant denominations account for 51.3 percent of Christians, while Catholics are 23.9 percent of the Christian population, and the largest denomination.
The St. James Chamber of Commerce presented the high school Art Club with a check of $200 on Thursday to assist the club purchase materials to refurbish old Christmas lights. The club renovated six lanterns and 3 wreaths, which the city estimates are 50 years old and were found in storage. The fixtures will be placed on city buildings for the holidays.
A resolution could not be reached between cities who purchase natural gas from the MoGas pipeline and gas rates will increase in December. Cities were informed earlier this year that MoGas was going to increase the cost to transport gas between 200 and 250 percent, beginning this month, but cities have been negotiating that increase. St. James City Administrator Harold Selby said both sides are nearing an agreement, but the city will help municipal utility customers by offsetting the increase in price for the month of December.
An estimated 75 people came out last Saturday evening for the Village of Leasburg’s first annual Christmas in the Park, hosted by the Leasburg Revitalization Organization at Fulton Park.