LWJ students bringing in canned food items
Lucy Wortham James Elementary School is holding its annual canned food drive this week. Used as a service-learning project, students are tasked with gathering as many canned food items as possible to assist with holiday feeding programs. Each year, students from kindergarten through fifth grade bring in donations to be given to the St. James Caring Center to assist local families in need.
Caring Center ready to help
The St. James Caring Center is preparing for holiday programs. For Thanksgiving, meals are delivered to homebound or disabled seniors throughout the community and other families in St. James. Adopt-A-Senior and Adopt-A-Teen programs are also conducted, ensuring everyone a good holiday season.
St. James truck driver is recognized for three million accident-free miles
Randall Mullins, driver for St. James Transports, was recognized for three million accident-free miles last Friday. Tom Crawford, of the Missouri Trucking Association, presented Mullins with a plaque, resolution, and a watch for his safe driving.
Dollar General may open ‘Market’
Plans for an expansion of Dollar General have stalled in recent weeks. After an encouraging interest in building a Dollar General Market on North Jefferson Street, the project has been put on hold. St. James city officials are waiting to see what will happen, but are optimistic.
Maserangs facing more felony charges
More charges have been filed against three of the Maserang family, along with another man who worked in their store in Bourbon. The latest round of charges include drug sales and violations related to sales tax.
The Bourbon School District has issued an apology to parents for the inconvenience the late school cancellation this morning may have caused. The decision not to have school was based not only on the weather, but a possible threat to students.