St. James News

Man charged with vehicular assault against police officers

    A Sedalia man has been charged with two counts of first-degree assault-special victim and resisting arrest. Robert A. Durrett, 30, had a warrant issued on Friday, September 6 after allegedly using a vehicle to attack St. James Police Department officers, according to court documents.

Livestock sale brings in over $95,000

    The annual Grape and Fall Festival livestock sale provided an opportunity for local youth to sell their various animals, with more than $95,000 in sales. Along with animal sales, several were donated back to aid others in the community.

Elderly man dies after arrest

• Suspect suffered broken hip, leg during altercation with police

    An elderly St. James man has died after an altercation with St. James Police officers left him with broken bones, cuts, and bruises. The incident occurred on September 3, but as of Tuesday afternoon—nearly one week later—no public comment had been made by local St. James authorities.

Grape and Fall Festival huge success – PHOTO GALLERY

    The 86th Annual Grape and Fall Festival provided family fun, sunshine, and lots to do at the fairgrounds last week. Organized by the St. James Chamber of Commerce, warm weather brought large crowds to the Nelson Hart Park to enjoy many activities.