St. James News

NAP grants awarded to Caring and Senior centers

    The St. James Caring and Senior centers have both received Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) Grants to improve their services. Grants were awarded through the Missouri Department of Economic Development, which gave $12.6 million to non-profits throughout the state.

Flett family donates to Wreaths Across America

Members of the Flett family donated $8,250 to the local chapter of Wreaths Across America on Wednesday, November 10. Funds were raised through the Second Annual Carol Flett for Veterans Golf Tournament, which was held on October 3,with the goal to pay for this year’s Wreaths Across America ceremony.

Chamber of Commerce has a new director

    Karen Hood has been named new Chamber of Commerce Director in St. James, taking over from Robin Ziegler who resigned to follow other passions. Simpson has experience in tourism and hopes to help promote St. James.

School district receives clean audit

    Auditor Ken Schultz, of Schultz, Wood, and Rapp Certified Public Accountants, spoke to the St. James Board of Education on Wednesday, November 17, reporting a clean audit for the school year ending June 30, 2021.

Candidate filing begins December 7

    Candidates interested in filing for open seats on the city council, school board, ambulance district, or fire district board of directors will have a shorter period to file this year. What is normally a five-week filing period has been shortened to three weeks and candidates will have until December 28 to file.