Workshop explains federal programs for beginning farmers, ranchers

ST. JAMES, Mo. – Openings remain for a free Oct. 18 workshop to help beginning farmers and ranchers, including military veterans, learn about resources offered by state and federal agencies. University of Missouri Extension sponsors the workshop.

Local manufacturers competing in this year’s Viva Cuba Chili Cook-off

The 29th Annual Viva Cuba Chili Cook-off at this year’s Cuba Fest fall festival will determine who can manufacture the best chili recipe from scratch. Calling upon seven of Cuba’s leading manufacturing businesses to produce the best-tasting chili, Viva Cuba will hold its yearly contest at the intersection of North Smith Street and School Avenue as part of the Cuba Fest activities scheduled on Saturday, October 19.

School district approves bond sale

    The Board of Education of the St. James R-I School District at a regular meeting on September 19, 2019 approved the sale of $8 million General Obligation Bond Issue to its Municipal Bond Underwriter, L.J. Hart & Company of St. Louis, Missouri.

Steelville Feed and Farm celebrates 2019 Purina® Check-R-Board® Days

    Steelville Feed and Farm, a Purina® Certified Expert Dealer, is announcing their 2019 Purina® Check-R-Board® Days, a customer appreciation event. Purina® is also celebrating with their 125th anniversary of being a leader in the industry.