St. James News

Council hears complaint from resident about logs left by contractor

    The St. James City Council met on Monday, September 10 to discuss several matters pertaining to the city. During the meeting, the council:
•    Heard from citizen Louis Lehmer, voiced concerns about logs left by his fence after trees were trimmed by Brown’s Tree and Bucket service, who has been contracted by the city. The logs, he said, were left near his property 60 days ago and should have been removed after 30. The city will contact Brown’s to have the issue resolved.

One dead, two injured in four-vehicle crash

A four-vehicle crash on Highway KK Wednesday, September 26 claimed the life of an Australian man and left two others seriously injured. The accident occurred at 11:20 a.m., five miles east of St. James, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol incident report.

Dake Wells gives update on high school construction project

    Bethany Henry and Kirk Dillon, of Dake Wells Architecture, took the St. James Board of Education on a 3-D digital walkthrough of the early childhood center, high school improvement project and performing arts center. The presentation was made during a meeting on Thursday night, highlighting what the completed project could look like.