St. James News

Revival being held April 14-17 at First Assembly of God Church

    First Assembly of God, located at 300 N. Outer Road in St. James, will host a revival April 14-17, according to pastor Rev. Mick Thrasher.
    Revival meetings will begin with the regularly scheduled Sunday services at 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. continuing Monday through Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m.

City responds to several water main breaks

    During the last week of March, several water mains broke when pressure in the system changed during a water tower cleaning. Four major breaks were reported along State Route DD, moving down the street. The city made repairs, but will need to replace sidewalks in the area.

Yard waste pickup begins for the summer

    The city of St. James has begun picking up yard waste from residential homes for the year, giving residents a chance to clear their yard of limbs, leaves, and other debris. Pickup began this month and the St. James Street Department will pick up every first Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of each month.

The deadline for memorial brick purchases is April 15

    Those interested in purchasing a memorial brick to be engraved for the veterans’ memorial have until April 15 to return forms to organizer Bob Smith. The memorial honors veterans, including their name and information, and Smith hopes to have a recognition service on Memorial Day.

City receives dam inspection

    A year after a new spillway was constructed at the St. James City Park, an inspector from the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) visited St. James to view the Lake Scioto dam in total, finding there are some improvements needed before the next inspection, but the findings were in the city’s favor.