The St. James Parks and Recreation Department is gearing up for several winter activities, which are set to begin in January. Spots are filling up quickly, so those interested are encouraged to sign up soon to guarantee a spot.
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The holidays can be a hard for some people, but the St. James community came together this year and gave to help those in need. Mayor Rick Krawiecki voiced his praise for those who aided others during a December 23 Facebook Live address.
The St. James High School gym has two new scoreboards, four new backboards, and several large banners thanks to the support of Hartley’s Climate Control and Phelps County Bank. Both businesses contributed $12,000 toward the upgraded equipment and Hartley’s also donated the labor and materials to install the scoreboards.
A $1,000 National FFA Organization SAE grant has been awarded to Caleb Strackeljahn of St. James from Rabo AgriFinance.
Wreaths Across America, part of the National Wreaths Across America Day, was held on Saturday, December 18 at the Missouri Veterans Home-St. James (MVH). A crowd of more than 100 people came to the veterans memorial near the entrance to the veterans cemetery to participate in the ceremony.