The city of St. James has sent out census surveys to a random group of citizens and requests they be filled out and returned as soon as possible. City Administrator Jim Fleming said the city is making a push to get an accurate count of those living in the area to better qualify for grants and federal money.
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Filing for the April election closed on Tuesday January 21 and St. James will see races for city council and school board. Other positions on the ambulance and fire board of directors were filled through the filing process and no election will be needed for those seats.
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.
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.
This month’s St. James Senior Center artist being spotlighted for is Larry Ness, who is showcasing his cane making skills. Ness has a variety of canes made of different woods and will be featured on the artist wall in the dining hall throughout January.