Jadyn Chirico is a junior at John F. Hodge High School, and now an intern for the Saint James Press. She began her internship at the newspaper in January of 2020 with the intention to become educated on what it's like to work in the field of journalism, which she plans to study when she attends college in the fall of 2021, possibly at the University of Missouri.
St. James News
Only two weeks remain for those wanting to file for seats on the St. James City Council, St. James Board of Education, Fire District Board of Directors, or the St. James Ambulance Board of Directors. Filing for local offices opened on December 17 for those interested in running for a seat in the April 7 election and will close on January 21.
Friends and family of Amanda Caudill, of St. James, are still seeking answers about her disappearance five years after she went missing without a trace.
Caudill disappeared from her home on December 15, 2014, leaving only a handwritten note and taking nothing but her cellphone. No new information about her has been discovered since the initial search.
St. James Tigers basketball courtwarming will be held Friday, January 10 as St. James takes on New Haven. King and queen candidates are preparing for a fun game and annual coronation ceremony between the junior varsity and varsity games.
The St. James Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for annual awards, which will be presented during its annual banquet on Friday, February 7 at Just a Taste. The deadline to nominate someone for this year’s awards will be Friday, January 10 and the Chamber encourages the community to nominate someone deserving to be recognized.