The St. James City Council held discussion and took the first steps to altering a food truck ordinance, after food truck owner Larry Karnes approached the city about lessening requirements to get a business permit. Discussions were held on the necessity of requiring a menu to receive a permit, as well as cleaning up some language of the ordinance for clarity.
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The John F. Hodge High School Scholar Bowl team competed in the Final Four for the State Championship on Friday, May 7, finishing second overall. This year’s team had a strong performance throughout the year, finishing with two tough competitions.
The city of St. James started distributing new recycle bins last week and will continue to roll out the program, which was made possible through a Department of Natural Resources and Ozark Rivers Solid Waste Management grant the city received in March.
The Gardeners of the Forest City will hold its annual plant and bulb sale on Friday, May 21, and Saturday, May 22. The event is used each year to raise money for projects the club holds throughout the city.
Greg Mahaney (left) of St. James wins it all after making his way to the CINCH United States Team Roping Championship, National Finals of Team Roping in Fort Worth, Texas. This once a year event brings thousands of team ropers from all over the U.S. to compete for the championship.