The James Memorial Public Library held a stuff animal sleepover event July 12. Kids brought in their stuffed animals, decorated them, played games, and had their animals scattered around the library to be picked up the next morning.
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The St. James FFA will again host a rodeo on August 10 and 11 at the Nelson Hart Park Arena. This fundraiser will benefit the local FFA chapter and members are hoping to get community support through sponsoring the event.
The St. James Municipal Utilities department has been busy relocating electric lines near the Midwest Petroleum Company (MPC) expansion project. Electric Supervisor Chuck Hitch said the electric project has included burying several overhead electric lines, installing new poles around the block, and installing electric junction boxes that will help the city better serve businesses and residences located in the area.
The St. James Senior Center will be holding a golf tournament fundraiser on August 6 at the St. James Golf Course to help replace old kitchen equipment. Sponsors and teams are currently being accepted for those interested in sponsoring a hole or participating during the event.
Residents living near South Louise should be prepared as road reconstruction will begin next week. The City of St. James will completely reconstruct the roadway to eliminate the current issues facing the street, such as alligator cracks and a failing surface.