St. James, Rolla get medical marijuana dispensaries

    The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services released the list of businesses that have been approved to receive licenses to operate medical marijuana dispensaries in the state on Friday. Companies in both St. James and Rolla were approved for licenses, while firms in Cuba, Bourbon, and Sullivan were denied.

Resource Day will highlight local services

    A community resource day scheduled for February 7 at the St. James Senior Center will provide residents with a one-stop location to learn about services aimed at helping them. Fourteen resource partners will be in attendance to explain what services they offer to assist those struggling with basic needs.

School board approves calendar for next year

    The St. James Board of Education approved the calendar for 2020-2021 after hearing concerns about changes to the Grape and Fall Festival. The calendar was presented last month to the board for consideration, but new dates for this year’s festival brought discussion by board members on the impact it will have on the first week of school.