High school senior is artist of the month

This month’s St. James Senior Center artist being spotlighted is Ashlyn Rinehart. She is a senior at the John F. Hodge high school and her works will hang on the artist wall at the St. James Senior Center in December. She works with acrylic paint and she enjoys painting flowers and sunsets.

City hears request to allow chickens at high school

    St. James High School agriculture teacher Charity Satterfield returned to speak before the St. James city council on Monday, December 10, about the possibility of allowing poultry to be raised by the school district as part of an educational program. Satterfield presented the council with a proposal outlining the rules she would adhere to should the council allow the district to raise chickens and ducks.

FFA to hold gigging tournament

    The St. James High School FFA will hold its’ first annual gigging tournament this Saturday, December 15. Signups and sponsors are still being accepted for the event, with participants competing for a chance to win monetary prizes while helping the program raise money for its annual activities.

St. James residents to compete in AKC National Championship

The top dogs from across the country and around the world will be returning to Orlando, Florida this December 15-16, 2018 for the 18th annual AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin. Local residents, Theresa and Benjamin Wegner and GCH CH Novelty Chasing The Dream aka Chase & CH Novelty Time To Party aka Chloe will be among the many contenders at this prestigious event.

St. James Students Attend Missouri Senior Beta Convention

St. James High School students had great success at their second Missouri Senior Beta Convention on December 7-8 at the University Plaza Hotel & Springfield Expo Center in Springfield, Missouri. Beta holds annual state conventions in 18 states, both for Senior and Junior Beta divisions, and winners of these state events go on to compete on a national level.