St. James News

Officer shot at during Monday incident that left one dead

    A St. James Police officer was shot at while responding to a domestic disturbance on Monday, according to the St. James Police Department. In a statement released on Tuesday afternoon, the department said the officer was uninjured and didn’t fire his weapon during the incident, which left one dead.

Library moving to Evergreen system

    The James Memorial Public Library (JMPL) is moving to a new online system aimed at adding more books for readers as well as making it easier for patrons to manage their accounts. JMPL is moving from Destiny to Missouri Evergreen and closed for a week in May to begin re-barcoding its collection.

Tiger Shark Waterpark set to open

    The Tiger Shark Waterpark will officially open on June 3, after being delayed a few days due to inclement weather. The facility is planning a full summer of activities and staff are training this week in preparation.

Park Director gives update on city park activities

    St. James Parks Director Kristy Rich gave an update on the city parks and reported city-run spring sports have recently concluded and had high participation. Summer sports are beginning and the park facilities are opening for the summer.