The Quillpushers, a writer’s consortium based in rural Missouri, will be at the St. James Memorial Library on Saturday April 6, 2019 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Quillpushers are a group of seasoned professional writers spanning most genres including children’s literature, publishers, novelists, poets and screenwriters, most of whom make their living in the writing field. Some of us have worked in the field over 25 years.
St. James News
High school student Abilene Lortz was recognized by the St. James Board of Education on Thursday for being selected as a Prudential Spirit of Community award finalist. High school Principal Joe Stammers presented her with a bronze medallion and she received a resolution from the Missouri House of Representatives for her achievement as well.
Voters will be heading to the polls on Tuesday, April 2 for the Municipal Election. Registered voters in St. James will be deciding a race for Wards 1 and 4 of the St. James City Council, in addition to two full, three-year terms and two partial, two-year terms on the St. James School Board of Education.
Beth Keyes and Jerrica Foster will be running for a seat on the St. James City Council in Ward 4. Both were given an opportunity to give a short profile to the Saint James Press to let voters learn more about them for the upcoming vote. Foster chose not to participate.
The St. James Chamber of Commerce & Tourist Information Center began operating under its summer hours in March. You may now visit from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1-5 p.m. on Sunday.