St. James News

Walmart D.C. reaches lease agreement with city, school

After months of negotiating, the city of St. James accepted an agreement with the Walmart Distribution Center for a new lease of 10 years at its current facility. On December 17, the St. James Board of Education passed a resolution approving its end of the contract, which will continue to provide the school funding through tax abatement.

Wreaths laid in MVH cemetery

A Wreaths Across America event, part of the National Wreaths Across America Day, was held on Saturday, December 19 at the St. James VFW hall. With COVID-19 restrictions in place at the Missouri Veterans Home-St. James (MVH), this year’s ceremony was held off site and the wreaths were delivered to the facility for distribution by staff.

Candidates have begun to file for city, board seats

agencies on Tuesday, December 15, with several people signing up for the April election. Those interested have until January 19 to declare their candidacy.

Chamber seeking annual award nominations

The St. James Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for annual awards, which recognize citizens, organizations, and businesses who have volunteered their time, supported the community, or have stood out as someone who has made St. James a better place to live. These nominations are made by citizens and the deadline to nominate someone is February 1.