St. James News

City completes repair of Industrial Park substation

    St. James Municipal Utilities had a planned power outage in the Industrial Park on Sunday, April 28 to make repairs to a substation in the area. The power outage did not affect residents, but did allow for repairs to a transformer located in the park, along with instruments and gauges hooked to it.

Senior Center providing free meals during birthday celebrations

    Once a month, the St. James Senior Center will hold a birthday party to celebrate area seniors’ birthdays. Senior Center staff hope to grow the birthday celebrations that provide a free meal to those who have a birthday during the month, along with cake and ice cream and gifts to celebrate their birthdays.

St. James FFA members attend state convention, earn awards

    Several members of the St. James FFA attended the 91st annual Missouri FFA Convention held at the Hearnes Center in Columbia, Missouri. Cultivate Tomorrow, Today was the theme for this year's Missouri FFA Convention. More than 8,000 youth and guests attended.

Volunteers plan tree to mark Earth Day

Local volunteers from the Forestry Board, members of the FFA, and area volunteers planted a tree in celebration of Earth Day on Thursday, April 25. The tree was planted on Evergreen Street, in the island located in the center of the road. Pictured are (from left) Forestry Board Secretary and Treasurer Justin Hughes, Forestry Board members Larry Evans and Melissa Keeney, high school FFA student Tonya Welch, FFA Sentinel Gwen Crawford, and Forestry Board members Mike Fleischauer and Merlyn Johnson.