MRPC to host CDBG public hearing, TAC, MRPC meetings on October 10

    The Meramec Regional Planning Commission will hold a public hearing at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 10, 2019, at the MRPC office located at 4 Industrial Drive in St. James to discuss the board’s submission of an application for the Fiscal Year 2019 Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) program.

Becky Doyle celebrates 25 years with Peoples Bank

    Joe Hayden, President of Peoples Bank, proudly announces that Becky Doyle will celebrate her 25th anniversary with the bank on October 3.     
    “Becky represents what Peoples Bank is all about,” said Hayden. “She is passionate about service to her customers, coworkers, and the community.  She is a top lending officer, and we are privileged to have her representing Peoples Bank.”

It’s harvest time, stay alert!

    Farming plays a vital role in Missouri’s economy, history, and identity. In the coming weeks, farmers across the state will be harvesting their crops. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reminds drivers to share the road. Expect to see an increase in farm machinery traffic--especially on rural highways. Please obey all traffic laws and remain vigilant. Farmers and motorists alike are encouraged to be safe, courteous drivers.

Council approves lot consolidation, addresses other issues

    The St. James City Council met on Monday, September 16 to discuss several matters pertaining to the city. During the meeting, the council:
•    Approved a lot consolidation for property located in the Winter subdivision for a residential home expansion.