St. James News

City hears complaints about tree removal

            The city of St. James has contracted with Brown’s Tree Service to clear tree limbs out of transmission lines running from the Phelps Substation, which feeds St. James its power. City Administrator Jim Fleming said the city has heard some complaints about trees being removed along the route of the transmission lines, but said the work will provide safety to the infrastructure.

PCAR second anniversary celebration is Saturday

            Phelps County Animal Rescue (PCAR) will celebrate its second anniversary in the community with a celebration this Saturday, November 5. The non-profit, no-kill animal shelter will be offering microchips of animals, food, crafts, and more throughout the day.

Choir dinner tickets on sale now

The St. James High School choir department will be hosting its annual Choir Dinner and Silent Auction on Saturday, November 19, with proceeds going toward the St. James Choir Boosters. This year’s theme is Disney and will be held at the St. James High School gym.

Tiger Trot signups still available

            The St. James School District is holding its Second Annual Tiger Trot 5K/10K later this month and registration is now open for those wanting to participate. Runners are asked to sign up by November 4 to ensure they receive a T-shirt. The race will be held on Saturday, November 26.

Chamber celebrates year of successes

            Members of the St. James Chamber of Commerce held a dinner on Thursday, October 20, to reflect on the many activities and successes of 2022. Chamber President Jack Mueller explained the Chamber has been growing over the year and outlined goals the organization has for next year.