St. James News

Chamber announces Christmas parade theme

            Christmas is still more than two months away, but the St. James Chamber of Commerce is already preparing for a fun celebration with this year’s annual Christmas parade. The Chamber announced last week this year’s theme will be “Your Favorite Christmas Movie” and it will be accepting parade applications in the coming weeks.

Choices for People holding food drives in October

            Choices for People is holding food drives throughout October with a goal of raising enough food to feed 300 people for Thanksgiving. The effort began last month and continued Friday, when volunteers set up in front of Country Mart to accept food and monetary donations.

Woman diagnosed with breast cancer after finding lump while breastfeeding

                  Stories of breast cancer usually start the same way: with a lump.
                  That was unfortunately the case for Sarah Snelson, of St. James, Missouri, who discovered a lump while breastfeeding her youngest son.

Local community partners with Operation Christmas Child to help children in need

                  For over 20 years, St. James residents have been a part of Operation Christmas Child, a global project of Samaritan’s Purse that shares the true meaning of Christmas with children in need around the world. 

Tiger Trot signups open now

            The St. James School District is holding the Second Annual Tiger Trot Thanksgiving Break 5K/10K in November and registration is open now for those wanting to participate. The race will be held on Saturday, November 26.