St. James News

Art students honored by school board

    The St. James Board of Education met on Thursday, November 15 to discuss topics pertaining to the district. During the meeting, the board,
•    Recognized district art students who have been selected to have their artwork hung in the district administration building for November.

School asks city council if FFA can raise chickens in town

    Charity Satterfield, high school agriculture teacher, spoke to the St. James City Council on Tuesday, November 13 about the possibility of allowing chickens to be housed at the high school. City code currently does not allow chickens within the city limits.

Retirement party held for fire chief

A retirement party was held on Saturday, November 17 for retiring fire chief Bruce Parton. Parton served as St. James Fire Chief for 20 years and will retire at the end of December. Area fire fighters came to the fire station to celebrate his long career of serving others in the community.

Council passes two resolutions regarding grant-funded paving projects

    The St. James City Council awarded Pierce Asphalt, LLC., a contract, as the best, lowest bidder on a project that will pave parts of the hiking/biking trail as well as the parking lot near the entrance to the mountain biking trail. The council also heard about a second grant to reimburse the city for their investment near Prock Operations.

Bonham paints dugouts at St. James ball fields

If you noticed a new look to the bleachers and dugouts at the softball fields, you can thank Randy Bonham! He is pictured here putting the third and final coat on the girls dugout. The city supplied the paint and Randy donated approximately 70 hours to paint both the girls and boys dugouts and 10 bleachers.  He also painted three bleachers at the football field with the remaining paint!