St. James News
Two city workers quit over overtime policy
Questions were raised during Monday night’s meeting of the St. James City Council as to why the employee handbook was changed—without council permission— resulting in two utility workers quitting. Alderman David Watkins was against the perceived revision, which changes how employee compensation is handled. City Administrator Jeff Davis, however, said the handbook had not been changed at all, but rather an area of the handbook is now being emphasized.
Elementary School hosts Halloween events - PHOTO GALLERY
Lucy Wortham James Elementary School in St. James played host to two Halloween events last week. The school held its annual Halloween Parade during school hours hosted the PTO's Trunk 'R' Treat event in the evening. Here are several photos from both events.
Volunteers offer help with chores
Two St. James groups are offering up their services free of charge to the community in the coming weeks. Don’t miss out on our chance to get some yard work, laundry or other chores done by some friendly volunteers.
Choir hosting annual dinner
St. James High School choir students will be hosting their 12th Annual Choir Dinner and Silent Auction on November 15. This year, the event is Disney-themed and students will serve food, catered by Matt’s Steakhouse, and provide entertainment throughout the evening.
Hashagen elected state board officer
On October 20, during the quarterly meeting of the Brain Injury Advisory Council, held in Jefferson City, Rich Hashagen was elected to serve as vice chairman. Governor Matt Blunt originally appointed Hashagen to the Missouri Brain Injury Advisory Council in 2008 as a family member representative of a brain-injured person. He was reappointed by Governor Jay Nixon in 2013 to continue to serve as a council member.