St. James News

St. James has 36 who placed on the district honor choirs

    St. James High School students had another strong year for district choirs, with 36 being selected to either the concert or honors choirs.

Despite COVID, St. James celebrated much in 2020

    This year presented new challenges for the community and, while 2020 will be remembered as the year of COVID-19, there were also many things to celebrate. Here is a review of some of the top stories from this past year.

Walmart D.C. reaches lease agreement with city, school

After months of negotiating, the city of St. James accepted an agreement with the Walmart Distribution Center for a new lease of 10 years at its current facility. On December 17, the St. James Board of Education passed a resolution approving its end of the contract, which will continue to provide the school funding through tax abatement.

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.