St. James News

Council hears tourism presentation

    Promoting tourism is something every city hopes to accomplish, and City Administrator Jim Fleming recently shared some information with the St. James City Council, highlighting areas of strength and weakness in St. James tourism push. During a meeting on November 12, Fleming shared two tourism surveys the city has used to gather information and areas to boost visitors coming to the area.

High school students honor veterans

    Retired United State Air Force Captain Sandi Troup was a guest speaker at a Veterans Day assembly held at St. James High School Monday morning. Students organized the ceremony, which was held in the gymnasium, to recognize and honor area veterans for their service.

City discusses selling property

    City Administrator Jim Fleming and Public Works Director Lyle Thomas spoke to the St. James City Council on Tuesday, November 12, inquiring about selling several pieces of unused city property. The city has no plans to use the property, with some pieces dating back to the 1930s without any use, and the council voiced their interest in learning more before proceeding.

Chamber delivers boxes of donations to the MVH

    Members of the St. James Chamber of Commerce, local donors, and city officials delivered boxes of donated Christmas gifts to the Missouri Veterans Home-St. James on Monday. Part of the Helping Our Heroes program the Chamber holds each year, the donation drive was a huge success and items will be dispersed to residents living in the facility.

MVH honors residents during Veterans Day ceremony

    The Missouri Veterans Home-St. James (MVH) held a Veterans Day ceremony to honor veterans living at the facility and the men and women who have served to defend America’s freedoms. Snowy weather altered many of the plans for the day, but staff took time to recognize veterans and thank them for their years of service on Monday.