In an effort to better communicate how Missouri’s road and bridge revenues will be invested in the state’s infrastructure for the next five years, the Missouri Department of Transportation has created the “Missouri Road and Bridge Program.”
The St. James City Council decided not to pursue action on limiting ATV and UTV usage inside the city limits after hearing concerns from a citizen several months ago. Councilmembers voiced they felt there were enough state and local laws already in place and did not want to add additional fines, which would take more time to enforce with not enough benefit.
When Cuba students return to class on Thursday, they’ll be coming back to lots of improved facilities. Much of the work completed over the summer will be easily seen, but the biggest project will be out of sight.
Cuba Elementary School is welcoming in a new principal for the 2019-2020 school year. Joe Cross took over the position of Elementary Principal, following the retirement of former CES Principal Kim Shockley this year. Cross, an Arkansas native, began his career in Cuba last fall when he stepped in to serve as Assistant Principal under Shockley. Now, he’s stepping up and taking on even more administrative responsibility, and he’s excited about the new challenge.
Libraries in the Crawford County Library District will be closed August 30 through September 2 for updates to the system and Labor Day holiday.
The St. James Chamber of Commerce is preparing for this year’s annual Grape and Fall Festival, which will be held from September 3-7. Volunteers are still needed for this year’s events and the Chamber is asking anyone who would be willing to donate some time to sign up for various events.