St. James News

Water main break downtown causes quick response by city

    A Friday afternoon water main break in downtown St. James resulted in quick action by the city, as the line break occurred during rush hour traffic near the downtown four-way intersection. Public Works Director Lyle Thomas said the break took several hours to repair, causing traffic to be routed to lanes around the water, which was leaking into the roadway.

Local seniors receive support from Intercounty Electric Cooperative

Some much needed help for area seniors arrived earlier this fall. Recently, Intercounty Electric Cooperative Association (IECA) presented checks totaling $12,000 to eight senior centers. Senior centers provide programs and services beyond just hot meals for local seniors. These centers work to enhance the levels of health, social interaction and life satisfaction for their patrons.