The St. James School District is holding the first annual Tiger Trot Thanksgiving Break 5k/10k in November and registration is open now for those wanting to participate. The race will be held on Saturday, November 27, but registration is required by October 31 to guarantee certain race materials.
The Gardeners of the Forest City recently spent October 3 and October 4 making apple butter at Huffman’s Flowers of the Field to sell at local St. James businesses.
The Red Regiment Marching Band had another strong showing at the Ozarko Marching Festival, held on Saturday, October 9, taking second place overall in combined class finals, as well as some personal and other show awards.
Local author Carey Portell will be at the James Memorial Public Library on Thursday, October 21. She will speak about her new book “Facing Life Head On” as well as holding a book signing from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
A water main break on Highway B left many without water on Thursday and Friday as repairs were made. Once water was restored, a boil order was issued by the city of St. James until water testing can be completed this week.