Electronics, appliances and tires collection set for May 16 in Salem

    A special waste collection for residential and farm electronics, appliances and tires will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 16 in the Salem construction parking lot at the corner of third and grand.

May 16-22 is National Safe Boating Week

    Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, would like to stress the importance of safe boating by making the public aware of National Safe Boating Week, which takes place May 16-22, 2020.

Watch for MoDOT mowing crews

    Spring rains and warm temperatures bring seasonal growth on Missouri roadways.
    The Missouri Department of Transportation urges motorists to use caution when encountering tractor mowers near the shoulder of interstates and other busy roadways.

Governor highlights economic recovery as part of the ‘Show Me Strong’ Recovery Plan

During today’s COVID-19 briefing, Governor Mike Parson discussed the economic recovery portion of the “Show Me Strong” Recovery Plan.
“I’m glad to see Missourians begin to safely re-engage in the economy, and we are thankful for the businesses across the state that have stepped up and implemented new measures to keep employees and customers safe,” said Governor Parson.

City approves contract for library improvements

    On Monday, May 11, the St. James City Council approved a contract with Alexander Construction to build a new ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) accessible restroom at the James Memorial Public Library. The company will also work to fix brick columns around the exterior of the facility, while the city electric department will be working on exterior lighting around the facility.