St. James News

Head Start celebrates National Reading Day

The St. James Head Start celebrated National Reading Day on February 26, 2020 with a little help from friends – members of the St. James Kiwanis Club.  The event was originally scheduled for January 23 but winter weather did not cooperate.

St. James DECA competes at Career Development Conference

Members of the St. James High School DECA organization traveled with their Advisor Amy Johnson to the District 5 Career Development Conference, held February 12 in Jefferson City, Missouri.

Board holds discussion on residency requirements, other business

    On February 20, the St. James Board of Education met to discuss a variety of topics including residency requirements for administrators, the possibility of adding a girl’s golf program, building updates, bank bid reviews, and other business.

City approves contract change with Alliance

    The St. James City Council on February 19 approved a change in its contract with Alliance Water Resources. It would extend the current contract and realign it with the fiscal year of the city rather than a February to February calendar year. The council also approved several resolutions and held readings on ordinances involving grants.

Library book sale returns next week

    The James Memorial Public Library will hold its annual book sale from March 12 through March 14, offering residents a great chance to purchase new and used books at a low price. Sponsored by Friends of the Library, the annual sale allows the library to get rid of duplicate books to make room for new ones.