Despite being having the swimming season delayed due to inclement weather, Tiger Shark Waterpark opened on May 27 to a huge turnout. Since then, the pool has been packed as summer swimmers coming to enjoy the facilities.
The Missouri High School Rodeo State Finals were held May 29 through June 2 at the Lucky J Arena in Carthage, Missouri where the top High School Rodeo athletes from Missouri, and neighboring states Nebraska and Kansas, competed for their chance for a State Championship title.
The St. James Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 5608 will be hosting its first Horses for Heroes event Saturday, June 15 at the St. James City Park. Proceeds from the event will aid local veteran Don “Grandpa” Casteel with medical expenses.
The St. James City Council was presented with a new nuisance ordinance during its meeting Monday night. Aldermen got their first look at the proposal, so no action was taken, but action is expected to be taken on the issue next month.
Two new committees were formed during Monday night’s meeting of the St. James City Council. Both were requested by City Administrator Jim Fleming, and each will be looking to improve the city’s bottom line well into the future.