St. James News

High and middle school choirs earn honors at state and district contests

    St. James high and middle school choral students completed state contest, with several students earning honors for their efforts. Students competed in a variety of solos, ensembles, and larger choirs. Director Dustin Felan was excited about how students performed this year.

Scholar Bowl team finishes fourth in the conference

By Destiny Penfield, SJP Intern
    The St. James High School Scholar Bowl team had a tough time getting to several of its scheduled meets this season due to winter weather, but the squad turned in a fine performance at the Four-Rivers Conference tournament, taking fourth overall.

PCB gives $6,000 to school district to help kids

    Phelps County Bank (PCB) has agreed to donate $6,000 to the St. James School District to be used for classroom needs. As part of the School-Business Partnership, PCB gives money annually to help give teachers additional funds for classroom projects, field trips, and to help with other costs.

Electric lines damaged by truck caused power outage

    On Wednesday, April 10, hundreds of St. Jams Municipal Utility customers were left without power after four utility poles were broken when a logging truck struck a line. The incident occurred at 3:20 p.m. and it took hours to fully restore the system. Police are searching for the driver of the vehicle.