St. James News

Christmas parade will take place on December 1

    The St. James Chamber of Commerce is happy to announce the 2018 Christmas Parade & Santa at the Gazebo will take place on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 5 p.m.  The theme this year for the parade will be “Home for the Holidays.”     

McGunegle speaks during Veterans Day ceremony

    The Missouri Veterans Home-St. James (MVH) held a Veterans Day ceremony to honor veteran living at the facility and remembered the heroism of those who have defended America’s freedoms. Lieutenant Colonel Steven B. McGunegle was the guest speaker during the event, sharing why the day is held each year and thanking those who have served during the ceremony held on Sunday, November 11.

High school students honor veterans

    Lieutenant Commander Carl Behr was the guest speaker at a Veterans Day Assembly presented by the John F. Hodge High School on Friday. During the assembly, local veterans in attendance were honored during the assembly, which celebrated those who have served or are currently serving and their families.

PTO still accepting vendors and volunteers for Christmas Craft Fair

On Saturday, December 1, the Parent Teacher Community Organization (PTO) will hold its annual Christmas Craft Fair at the Lucy Wortham James Elementary School. Vendors can still sign up to register for a 10 foot by 10 foot booth space.

Festival of Lights returns to St. James

The St. James Lions Club is holding the fifth annual Festival of Lights. The club, in cooperation with the City of St. James and the St. James Chamber of Commerce, is hoping to get the downtown plaza filled with Christmas decorations for the holiday season.