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St. James News

Sons of American Legion bring Christmas cheer to veterans

    When Sons of the American Legion started an adopt-a-vet program three years ago, no one dreamed it would take off as it has. The purpose of the program is to provide Christmas gifts and fellowship to veterans at Christmas.

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Three candidates have filed for mayor’s post

    Candidate filing for the April 2015 election is under way. Interested candidates have until January 20 to file for positions with the city of St. James, board of education and ambulance district.

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School district receives good audit report

    The St. James School District has received a clean audit of last year’s finances. Joe Leathers, CPA, conducted the audit and reported his findings to the Board of Education on Thursday night.
    “As of June 30, no qualifications were reported. It was a clean opinion of what was reported,” Leathers told the board.

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School board hears phone system proposal

    St. James Schools Network Administrator Josh Cahill and consultant Nick Krueger updated the St. James Board of Education about the condition of the district’s phone system during Thursday night’s monthly board meeting. The phone system is aging and could go out at anytime, leading to a recommendation being given on the estimated costs of updating every campus in the district.

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Chamber seeking nominations for its annual awards

    The St. James Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the 2014 Citizen of the Year and Lifetime Achievement awards. Nominees are considered and the winners will be announced during the January Chamber awards banquet.

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