St. James News

Chamber to hold first gun raffle Friday

    The St. James Chamber of Commerce will hold its first drawing for gun of the week for the St. James Concert Series raffle this Friday, February 1. A live drawing will be shown on the St. James Concert Series Facebook page beginning at 1 p.m. for those who have purchased a calendar and are eligible to win the raffle.
Calendars are still on sale for the gun raffle that will help fund a concert series next year. Sponsored by the St. James Chamber of Commerce, purchase of a calendar will enter the recipient into a weekly gun raffle.

National Reading Day celebrated

    The St. James Head Start celebrated National Reading Day on January 23, 2019 with a little help from members of the St. James Kiwanis Club.  Kiwanis Club member Lynda Rueff read, “Harold and the Purple Crayon” to the children for story time.  After story time the children were each given a purple crayon and allowed to let their imaginations go wild on a giant piece of paper.  

Chamber awards dinner is Saturday

The St. James Chamber of Commerce will be holding its annual dinner and awards ceremony this Saturday, February 2 at Just a Taste in St. James. Every year, the Chamber awards citizens, businesses, and organizations for their many contributions made throughout the year to improve the community.

Courtwarming is Friday

    St. James Tiger basketball courtwarming will be held Friday, February 1 as St. James takes on Pacific. King and queen candidates are preparing for a fun game and annual coronation ceremony between the junior varsity and varsity games.

City repairs power outage, looks to address problem electric lines

    Several residents were left without power in the early hours on January 21 while the St. James Municipal Utilities addressed the issue. Approximately 280 customers were affected by the outage, some being restored before others, as the problem was identified and repaired.