Cops will work at Country Bob’s
St. James police officers will be waiting tables at Country Bob’s Café on February 6 from 4 to 8 p.m. to raise money for the Special Olympics of Missouri. Country Bob’s will have an open buffet for dinner and officers will be working throughout the evening.
Kimerles earn lifetime award
Richard and Jo Ann Kimerle were awarded with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the St. James Chamber of Commerce on Friday night. It is the first time since 2005 that a couple won the award. The couple was presented the award at Matt’s Steakhouse in front of fellow community members celebrating 2013 accomplishments.
Citizen of Year is Hildebrand
The St. James Chamber of Commerce recognized Sue Hildebrand as its Citizen of the Year on Friday night. Hildebrand is an active coach at the St. James School District and volunteers her time to help kids stay active.
Chamber presents annual awards
The St. James Chamber of Commerce held its annual awards dinner on Friday night and brought on new members to the board. Dinner was held at Matt’s Steakhouse as residents celebrated the past year of events and looked forward to 2014.
The St. James Golden Age Center is selling Cold Stone Creamery pies and Rocky Mountain chocolate apples just in time for Valentine’s Day.
City settles lawsuit with former janitor
A settlement has been reached between the city of St. James and former janitor Jim House, who filed a lawsuit after being fired. While the details of the settlement are confidential, payment will be handled by the Missouri Intergovernmental Risk Management Association (MIRMA), which insures the city. The City will be responsible for paying its deductible.