News

New addition completed at the Bourbon City Park

    The Bourbon Park Board Commission met at 5:30 p.m. on November 14, 2019. The Park Board Commission members were updated on the big ideas for the Bourbon City Park that needs to be completed by the end of the fiscal year. The board appreciates the Boy Scouts for cleaning up the park this fall.

Season passes on sale at Maramec Spring Park

    2020 Maramec Spring Park season passes will be available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The James Foundation Office located at 21506 Maramec Spring Drive and the Reception Building located at  21880 Maramec Spring Drive on Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Christmas events begin Thursday

    Christmas activities will begin this week and will offer a chance for families to celebrate the holidays, get pictures with Santa, and view the annual Christmas parade. Residents are encouraged to join with the various businesses and organizations to celebrate Christmas together.

District eying insurance options due to rising costs

    The St. James Board of Education is seeking health insurance options after hearing an update on healthcare costs. Superintendent Dr. Merlyn Johnson spoke to the board on November 21 about the rising cost of healthcare, $383,000 in assessment fees due to settle unpaid health insurance claims, and what options the district has as part of a health insurance consortium.

School hit with $350,000 insurance bill

    Cuba Schools Superintendent Jon Earnhart delivered some painful news to the Board of Education during its monthly meeting on November 25 when he reported the district had to pay a $350,000 assessment to settle unpaid health insurance claims. And as bad as that was, the school’s health insurance situation is likely to get even worse.