How to make your favorite foods healthier

    After the whirlwind of the holiday season, the season of resolutions takes over. Many people to resolve to live healthier, and they may not have to give up their favorite foods to do so.

Membership drive being held by TOPS

    Throughout January, TOPS 0434, St. James is hosting an Open House and Membership Drive.  Each Tuesday evening, there will be a meet and greet 5-5:30 p.m., weigh-in if you'd like to join, followed by a program at 5:30 p.m.  Meetings are held at First Baptist Church at 132 Aida in St. James.  

Governor Parson, Director Chinn to honor agriculture leaders during 48th Missouri Governor’s Conference on Agriculture

Agriculture leaders from across Missouri will receive high honors in front of hundreds of farmers, ranchers and agriculture leaders during the 48th Missouri Governor's Conference on Agriculture. During the Missouri Agriculture Awards Luncheon, Gov. Parson and Director of Agriculture Chris Chinn will present recipients of the Missouri Agriculture Awards with their awards.

Start holiday plant care now for blooms next Christmas

Holiday plants will live to bloom another year with proper care, said University of Missouri Extension state horticulturist David Trinklein. Now is the time to start that care.