MDC Feb. 1 virtual program will focus on proper equipment for cleaning fish

Part of the fun of catching fish is eating what you’ve caught. However, before any fish fillets gets put in a fryer or on a grill, anglers need to know how to properly clean what they’ve caught.

SHS will host Grandview for homecoming on Friday

Steelville High School’s Homecoming will be held on Friday, January 20. Boys basketball teams will take on Grandview beginning at 6 p.m. and the coronation of the 2023 homecoming king and queen will be held between JV and varsity games.

Tickets on sale now for Chamber awards dinner

Tickets are on sale now for the annual St. James Chamber of Commerce awards dinner, which will be held on February 4 at Just a Taste. The annual event is a way to remember the past year and to celebrate those who made a difference through their volunteerism and community support.

Phelps County Sheriff’s Department report

On 01/05/2023, Christopher Allen Wren, 28, of Newburg, was arrested at the Phelps County Courthouse on a Phelps County warrant charging him with Stalking 1st degree. Wren was incarcerated at the Phelps County Jail, where he remains.

Fleming provides city budget review

            During a January 9 meeting, St. James City Administrator Jim Fleming provided the city council with a review of the city budget so far, noting several reserve funds need more money to be in compliance with city code.

Camp Brim Shire has new therapy dog in training

            Camp Brim Shire, a local campground serving the developmentally disabled, veterans, and area organizations, has a new therapy dog in training. Named Tinker Belle Kiki, she will train over the next year and a half to become certified and will serve those visiting the camp.