Faye Howard of Cuba was honored during the Meramec Regional Planning Commission’s (MRPC) annual dinner Oct. 24 at the Stonebrooke Center in Waynesville. Howard received the highest honor given by MRPC for volunteers and community service – the Eugene E. Northern award. Twelve other individuals were honored at the dinner as well.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) began mailing ballots on November 4 to eligible farmers and ranchers across the country for the Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committee elections.
To the surprise and delight of many, country music star Colt Ford visited Paramount Apparel on Tuesday, October 22, working with the outdoor division on upcoming exclusive projects as well as taking the time to visit with employees throughout the Bourbon facility.
The annual adopt a senior and teen program has begun and stockings are ready for adoption. The St. James Caring Center has readied this year’s stockings and residents can fill a stocking and return it to the St. James Caring Center for distribution this Christmas.
The City of St. James received three bids for the construction of a 10-inch water line, which will run from Wishon Street down to the end of Scioto and tying in houses and the John F. Hodge High School. The water project is being completed in conjunction with the school district’s ongoing construction projects and will provide better pressure and services to the neighborhood.
The Cuba Mobil on the Run will hold its Second Annual Chili Cook Off on Friday, November 8, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., with proceeds benefiting the Tri-County Animal Shelter of St. James and Santana’s Hope 4 Paws in Steelville.