St. James News

Chamber looking for vendors for spring events

    The St. James Chamber of Commerce is seeking vendors and volunteers for its events planned for this spring. A demolition derby is scheduled for April 18 and the return of Sip n’ Savor is set for May 2, both with opportunities for vendors and volunteers to get involved.

Snow events keeping street department busy

    The St. James Streets Department has been busy in recent weeks dealing with snow and ice events, with great success. Public Works Director Lyle Thomas said the crews have been putting some new equipment to the test as the city ran two shifts to combat the weather.

St. James to see savings from new Missouri utility project

    The St. James Municipal Utilities will be the benefactor of lower electric costs from a new Missouri transmission project being developed, which will deliver low-cost energy to Missouri customers. An estimated $253,000 in savings is expected for local utility customers from the project, with a statewide impact of $12.8 million.

Missouri Author’s Circle is holding writing workshop

    The Missouri Author’s Circle will be holding a writing workshop on Saturday, Feb. 8, at the James Memorial Public Library. Presenter Karen Smith, an author whose pen name is Karen Goatkeeper, will be presenting a workshop aimed at helping interested participants write better.