The St. James Chamber of Commerce will be holding its annual dinner and awards ceremony on Saturday, February 2 at Just a Taste in St. James. Every year, the Chamber honors citizens, businesses, and organizations for their many contributions volunteers make throughout the year to make St. James a better place. RSVPs are requested by January 16 for those attending.
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The St. James Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) is seeking new members for the board as several seats will expire this spring. Nominations will be accepted until April 2, and the PTO nominating committee will begin selecting new board members during their April meeting.
The City of St. James, along with several other cities in the area, could be nearing a settlement with MoGas, the gas transportation company that delivers natural gas to the area. City Administrator Harold Selby said both sides are nearing an agreement after recent phone conversations in December, and he believes a settlement could be completed soon.
Candidates interested in seeking a seat in the April 2 general election for city and school boards have until next Tuesday to file. There are seats open on the city council, school board, mayor, municipal Judge, and ambulance district. Filing will remain open until the end of the business day on Tuesday, January 15.
Several St. James Middle School band students were selected to the district band and attended the annual event at the Waynesville High School on Saturday, January 5. Students spent the day working with a guest director before performing in the evening in front of a full house of supporters.