The St. James Police Department and St. James Kiwanis Club are once again teaming up for a prescription drug disposal on Saturday, October 27. The program is used each year to help residents properly dispose of unused or expired prescription medications.
The St. James Fire Protection District responded to a house fire Sunday afternoon. The residence, located at 304 East Johnson Street, had become engulfed in flames leading into the upstairs.
The St. James City Council met on Tuesday, October 9 to discuss several matters pertaining to the city. During the meeting, the council:
• Held a public hearing regarding a pool ordinance that would prohibit homeowners within the city limits from having pools placed in the front yard of the property. No public comment was heard.
Saint James Press advertising representatives Dailene Forbes (left) and Kelli Rapp (right) recently presented St. James Chamber of Commerce Director Robin Ziegler (center) with a check of $1,268.92. The donation was made possible from revenue generated by this year’s Grape and Fall Festival book, which was printed by Three Rivers Publishing, parent company of the The Saint James Press.
The Country Kids and Evening Star 4-H groups donated two new playground features that have been installed in the St. James City Park. Clubs received $250 in grants from The James Foundation and each club paid $852.52, raised through fundraising efforts, to purchase the fixtures. Installation was completed by the City of St. James.