St. James News

Moore highlighted as volunteer

                  Don Moore is an exceptional volunteer and it’s no surprise that he also leads an exceptional life.
                  He’s been in the St. James area since 1971. Both of his daughters went to school and graduated here. He spent many hours coaching their basketball & volleyball teams.

Tiger Shark Waterpark opening officially delayed

           Pool goers will have to wait a while longer to swim in the Tiger Shark Waterpark after a strainer broke at the facility earlier this month and a replacement has yet to be received. The facility was scheduled to hold its season opening this Friday, May 27, but the facility will remain closed until parts can be received and installed.

Butterfly release celebration raises money for hospice fund

            Phelps Health held its annual butterfly release at Huffman’s Flowers of the Field Garden Center on Saturday, May 21. Rainy weather did not stop celebration, which raised over $10,000.

Class of 2022 celebrates graduation - PHOTO GALLERY

The St. James Class of 2022 spent their final moments together during the graduation ceremonies held on Friday, May 20. The event was moved to the St. James Middle School due to weather concerns, but it didn’t damper the celebration as students received their diplomas.

Missouri wine documentary to screen locally

            A new winemaking documentary by Emmy-winning producer and host Catherine Neville will be screening at Missouri wineries beginning Sunday. The hour-long documentary titled “Winemaking in Missouri: A well-cultivated history” will also be coming to St. James Winery on June 25 and will air on PBS in July.