St. James News

Lodge presents check to St. James Middle School

Submitted by the Masonic Lodge

The St. James Masonic Lodge along with Masonic Home of Missouri and their “Creating a Partnership” program presented the St. James Middle School with a check for $1000.00 to be utilized for coats, shoes and hygiene needs for children who are in need of these items.

Council Notes - November 2018

    The St. James City Council met on Tuesday, November 13 to discuss several matters pertaining to the city. During the meeting, the council:
•    Approved an ordinance that allows the city to pass the cost of nuisance enforcement on to the guilty party, where applicable. This pertains to the lawyer’s fees that are accrued when the city is enforcing nuisance violations.

Hutcheson makes donation to Veterans Home

Hutcheson Ford held a sales event over the weekend of Veterans Day, donating $500 per sold vehicle to donate to the Missouri Veterans Home-St. James’ Adopt a Vet Program. On November 16, Mike Tucker presented a check of $5,500 to the facility, which will be used to purchase Christmas gifts for the 150 residents living there.

Candidate filing for local seats opens December 11

    Filing for city and school boards opens on Tuesday, December 11 for those interested in running for a seat in the April 2019 municipal election. There are seats open on the city council, school board, mayor, municipal judge, Phelps County Regional Medical Center Phelps Health Board of Trustees, and ambulance district. Filing will be open until January 15.

Awards nominations deadline is Friday

    The deadline for nominations for this year’s Chamber awards recognitions is this Thursday, November 29. Each year, the St. James Chamber of Commerce honors those individuals, organizations, and businesses that have worked to improve the community through their generosity and volunteerism.