St. James News

Marshall writes book about Maramec Spring Park and Mrs. James

    Danny Marshall, former regional manager of The James Foundation, has written a new book on the history of Maramec Spring Park from 1877 through 1940 and how Lucy Wortham James impacted the region. Marshall has donated a copy to the James Memorial Public Library and plans to give copies to libraries in Crawford County.

City to eliminate SRO program

    With uncertainty in the city budget due fear of lower sales tax revenue from the impact of COVID-19, the St. James City Council chose to eliminate one of the two School Resource Officer (SRO) positions on Monday night. The council voiced their support of the program and would be willing to revisit it when the city is in a better financial position.

Lewis takes over as library director

    The James Memorial Public Library has a new director after former director Linda Ray retired last month. Michael Lewis took over the position in May and brings his love of the library to the position.