St. James News

Police department receives insurance grant for new equipment

    The St. James Police Department will receive new safety equipment thanks to a grant from the Missouri Intergovernmental Risk Management Association (MIRMA). A grant of $6,048.15 will allow the city to purchase new surveillance equipment for the police station as well as two new stop sticks to assist with high-speed chases.

City hears proposal to aid Senior Center through a tax

    St. James City Councilman Bob Smith discussed a proposal to aid the St. James Senior Center through a sales tax that could be placed on the April ballot. He informed the council the facility helps many seniors not only in St. James, but in the region and would like to see the city aid monetarily to ensure seniors get the best facility possible.

Wreaths Across America returning to MVH

    The Missouri Veterans Home – St. James will once again play host to a wreath-laying ceremony for those buried in the Missouri Veterans Home (MVH) Cemetery on Saturday, December 15. The MVH, along with the Patriot Guard Riders, the Christian Motorcycle Association, Veterans Home employees, the Missouri Veterans Commission, members of Fort Leonard Wood, and other volunteers will hold a special ceremony, followed by visitors laying wreaths on each headstone in the cemetery.