St. James News

Wreaths laid in MVH cemetery

A Wreaths Across America event, part of the National Wreaths Across America Day, was held on Saturday, December 19 at the St. James VFW hall. With COVID-19 restrictions in place at the Missouri Veterans Home-St. James (MVH), this year’s ceremony was held off site and the wreaths were delivered to the facility for distribution by staff.

Candidates have begun to file for city, board seats

agencies on Tuesday, December 15, with several people signing up for the April election. Those interested have until January 19 to declare their candidacy.

Chamber seeking annual award nominations

The St. James Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for annual awards, which recognize citizens, organizations, and businesses who have volunteered their time, supported the community, or have stood out as someone who has made St. James a better place to live. These nominations are made by citizens and the deadline to nominate someone is February 1.

Board extends discretionary leave pay

    During its meeting last week, the St. James Board of Education approved extending the 10 additional paid emergency leave days approved in October to aid teachers who are forced to quarantine. The board approved originally approved the policy just through the end of first semester.