Lieutenant Commander Carl Behr was the guest speaker at a Veterans Day Assembly presented by the John F. Hodge High School on Friday. During the assembly, local veterans in attendance were honored during the assembly, which celebrated those who have served or are currently serving and their families.
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On Saturday, December 1, the Parent Teacher Community Organization (PTO) will hold its annual Christmas Craft Fair at the Lucy Wortham James Elementary School. Vendors can still sign up to register for a 10 foot by 10 foot booth space.
The St. James Lions Club is holding the fifth annual Festival of Lights. The club, in cooperation with the City of St. James and the St. James Chamber of Commerce, is hoping to get the downtown plaza filled with Christmas decorations for the holiday season.
The James Memorial Public Library celebrated Halloween with the annual Booookfest event on October 31. Every child who came to visit the library received a free book while trick or treating.
Two area veterans took an Honor Flight to Washington D.C. on September 22, spending a busy day visiting important sites along the way. Air Force veteran Dale Copeland and Army veteran Paul Moreland were two of 56 who took the trip to view the veteran memorials there.