St. James News
Public House opens new brewery location in St. James
Public House Brewing Company opened the doors to its new St. James facility on November 29. The soft opening has been well received during its first week of operation and owners Josh Goodrich and Josh Stacy hope bring a new experience to the area.
OT policy reversed at council meeting
Alderman David Watkins took issue with an item left off Monday night’s agenda of the St. James City Council. He had requested a discussion regarding a change to the employee handbook, which was discussed during the November council meeting.
Good cause leads to curly locks for coach
A fundraising endeavor was held over the past two weeks to raise money to help out a local charity and the St. James High School boys’ basketball team. Jon Rapp, of Phelps County Bank, and Ben Smith, Tigers’ coach, have been attempting to raise $3,000. If the goal is met, Smith will perm his hair for the remainder of the season.
Donations needed to keep hat project going
A hat project begun by Denise Gordon and Nancy Gorman has allowed for the creation of 340 handmade hats that were delivered to the Lucy Wortham James Elementary School. All students from preschool through first grade will have brand new hats for the winter. Gordon and Gorman hope to expand the project to include the upper grade levels at the elementary school.
Help still needed to make holiday season bright for local teens, seniors
The St. James Caring Center is still seeking donations for its Adopt-a-Senior and Adopt-a-Teen programs, which are designed to help community members during the holidays. Each year, the Caring Center offers stockings that are up for adoption by local individuals and businesses. These are then distributed to residents to provide for holiday needs.