St. James News

City approves new AMI water meters

            The St. James City Council has approved the purchase of new Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) water meters, with the first batch of 500 to be purchased and installed over the next year.

PCB grants $6,000 to aid with school needs

           Phelps County Bank (PCB) has awarded the St. James School District with a grant of $6,000 to aid with classroom needs. As part of a School-Business Partnership, PCB provides money annually to give teachers additional funds for classroom projects, field trips, and other costs.

Ribbon-cutting ceremony held for cigar company

Leatherwood Handmade Cigars unveiled its new lounge expansion on Friday and the St. James and Rolla Chambers of Commerce celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. 

Board hears budget update, discusses teacher incentives

          The St. James Board of Education heard budget assumptions for the upcoming school year, presented by Superintendent Tim Webster. During discussion, Webster also highlighted some possible teacher incentives he wanted the board to consider regarding classified pay and a plan to encourage teachers to try to further their education.