St. James News
School board approves 2014-15 budget
The St. James Board of Education finalized the budget for the fiscal 2014-15 school year and accepted the proposed budget for the upcoming school year during their regular meeting on June 26. Over the course of last year, the district spent some balances down due to the purchase of laptops for the high school, the purchase of a new maintenance vehicle, and some minor budget changes.
Woman saved baby on train
A St. James woman has been recognized by the American Red Cross for assisting with a premature birth on an Amtrak train. Denise Evans will be in the “Salute America” parade on July 3 in Jefferson City.
Holiday weekend bringing fireworks, reunions
Independence Day weekend will be busy in St. James. Along with a fireworks celebration on Friday, the 110th year all school reunion is slated for Saturday. Visitors will get to reunite with fellow classmates and celebrate the many years of St. James history.
Golden Age Center still seeking donations for auction
The St. James Golden Age Center (GAC) is continuing to seek donations for a fundraiser on July 12. Donations will be used as silent auction items to raise money for the senior center. Many local businesses have already come out in support of the fundraising effort and GAC volunteers hope to raise enough to cover their yearly operating costs.