St. James News

City working to address old utility poles

    St. James Municipal Utilities is continuing to change out old failing utility poles throughout the city. On Monday night, Public Works Director Lyle Thomas discussed the ongoing project with members of the city council.

City approves amending sewer ordinance

    During its meeting Monday night, the St. James City Council approved changing some verbiage in a sewer ordinance in order to meet requirements from the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) loan application to renovate the wastewater treatment plant.

GFF returns with huge turnout

    The annual Grape and Fall Festival (GFF) saw huge crowds come out to the various activities last week as the fair returned to St. James. Sponsored by the St. James Chamber of Commerce, the event drew great support every day of the four-day festival, seeing Nelson Hart Park teeming with activity.

Students attend Boys and Girls State

    Three St. James students attended the American Legion Boys and the American Legion Auxiliary Girls State over the summer. Each year, the events are held at the University of Central Missouri to teach students about how government works.