St. James News

Library welcomes MDC speaker to summer reading program

Kendra Swee, of the Missouri Department of Conservation, spoke at the James Memorial Public Library on Thursday, teaching kids about birds and their calls they make. In keeping with this year’s summer reading program theme “Libraries Rock,” Swee spoke on how musical birds in nature can be.

St. James students attend National Beta Convention

Members from the St. James Senior Beta Club joined over 19,300 attendees and nearly 1150 clubs at the largest National Beta Convention in history. The National Senior Convention, organized by the National Beta Club took place June 17-20, 2018, at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center in the beautiful city of Savannah, Georgia. 

4-H members meet at water park

Submitted by Kate Strackeljahn, Country Kids 4-H Reporter
    Country Kids 4-H met at the Tiger Shark Water Park on June 11, 2018.  We had a great time swimming and enjoying the warm summer weather.  This was our only summer celebration and meeting.  We also handed out fair forms for the St. James Grape and Fall Festival.  

St. James man indicted for defrauding Brewer Science

A former Brewer Science director was arrested in connection to a federal indictment alleging he defrauded Brewer Science of more than $1.8 million, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Missouri.

Two St. James women recognized with Highway Patrol honor

Two St. James women were awarded Honorary Trooper certificates for their part in assisting at a January accident on Interstate 44. Recognitions were presented on April 13 for Erin Harlan and Katherine Deluca for their quick thinking and the actions that assisted Jaclyn L. Thompson, who was injured in the accident.