St. James News

St. James man charged for Saturday crash

    A St. James man was arrested following a suspected DWI crash that occurred on Saturday. Serious injuries were reported in the two-vehicle wreck that occurred on Phelps County Road 7130, one mile west of Highway 63, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report.

Phase one of intersection improvement complete

    Phase one of a water and sewer improvement project has been completed at the intersection of Hardy and Wishon streets, located near Prock Operations. Phase two of the project will see further improvements from the completed intersection down the street to the connection with Scioto Street.

Bicentennial quilt and county quilt shown at TIC

    The Missouri bicentennial quilt came to the Tourist Information Center from October 1 to October 5 for residents to view. A Phelps County quilt was also on display and the local quilters who made it were recognized by the St. James Chamber of Commerce for their efforts.

Service availability fee explained by mayor

    St. James Mayor Rick Krawiecki spoke on Friday about a new service availability fee which was approved in August following a public hearing and has started showing up as a line item on municipal customer’s bill. During a weekly Facebook discussion, Krawiecki said he had heard some confusion about the fees, which have been added to electric and natural gas, and hoped to explain their addition.