The St. James Police Department was called to investigate damage done to the James Memorial Public Library on Thursday, June 13. Police were notified early Friday morning by library staff that liquor bottles and eggs had been thrown at the building during the night.
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On May 31 through June 1, the Missouri Trucking Association held the 52nd Annual Missouri Truck Driving Championships at the Branson Convention Center.
Despite being having the swimming season delayed due to inclement weather, Tiger Shark Waterpark opened on May 27 to a huge turnout. Since then, the pool has been packed as summer swimmers coming to enjoy the facilities.
The Missouri High School Rodeo State Finals were held May 29 through June 2 at the Lucky J Arena in Carthage, Missouri where the top High School Rodeo athletes from Missouri, and neighboring states Nebraska and Kansas, competed for their chance for a State Championship title.
The St. James Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 5608 will be hosting its first Horses for Heroes event Saturday, June 15 at the St. James City Park. Proceeds from the event will aid local veteran Don “Grandpa” Casteel with medical expenses.