St. James News

School district to hold open house at high school

    The St. James School District is celebrating the end of the construction projects undergone over the past two years with an open house. Residents will be able to tour the new facilities and view the many additions to the district.

St. James man charged with murder over fentanyl overdose

    A St. James man was charged with four felonies last week following a fentanyl overdose in Vichy, according to court documents filed relating to the case.

Volunteers help plant tree nursery

    Volunteers, members of the city Forestry Board, and city officials attended a tree-planting event on Saturday and planted approximately 400 trees near the entrance to the Forest City Mountain Bike Trail. The nursery will be used to replaced aging or dying trees throughout the city with non-nuisance trees. Mayor Rick Krawiecki also announced a proclamation for Arbor Day during the event.

School and city in discussions on SRO contract

    The St. James Board of Education held discussions on a new contract for a School Resource Officer (SRO) after being informed by the city of St. James coverage could be impacted next year due to vacancies in the police department. The district and city split the cost of an officer, who is dedicated to school days and activities during the school year and works on the streets when school is not in session.

St. James student among those inducted into Rolla PTK Chapter

    There were four members inducted into the Beta Omicron Phi chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society Saturday, March 6.