Cherokee riders participating in the 2019 Remember the Removal Bike Ride will ride through St. James on Thursday, June 13 as part of their approximately 950-mile bike trip along the Trail of Tears. The three-week trek is a cross country ride from Georgia to Oklahoma, with riders visiting several Cherokee gravesites and historic landmarks as well as participating in cultural events and team-building exercises as they travel through seven states.
Renewing Missouri hunting, fishing, and trapping permits is now easier and more convenient through the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) new online Permit Auto-Renewal service. Permit Auto-Renewal allows online permit buyers to automatically renew their permits prior to the start of the next season or permit year so they never have an expired permit when they need it most.
The St. James Caring Center has been awarded a $344,110 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) through the Missouri Department of Economic Development to renovate the caring center and improve parking areas, located at 113 West Eldon Street in St. James. The renovations will allow for increased services to the community’s low income and elderly population.