St. James News

Repairs to Lift Station 2 nearly complete

    The renovation of the city’s sewage Lift Station #2 is nearly complete, with Smith & Edwards working to install two new pumps and a control system at the site, located at the bottom of a hill near the football complex. Work was delayed a short time after some unforeseen issues, but plans are to bring the facility to full capacity by the end of the week.

Programs available to aid with heating bills

    Winter has come to the area and many in the community struggle to pay their heating bills when temperatures drop. The city of St. James has provided information regarding programs that can assist families as they try to keep their expenses low while winter bills rise.

Money takes over as new Chamber director

    Kelly Money was named the new Chamber of Commerce Director after the tragic death of former Director Karen Hood last month in a car wreck. Money began her duties this week and has many ideas on how to make St. James a destination for visitors.

PCAR to hold trivia night fundraiser

    Phelps County Animal Rescue will hold a ‘90s-themed trivia night on Friday, January 28, with proceeds going to aid the non-kill animal shelter. Tickets are on sale now for anyone interested in attending the event, which will be held at Meramec Vineyards Winery.

Lady Tigers win battle of top-10 teams - PHOTO GALLERY

    The St. James Lady Tiger girls’ basketball squad proved why it is the No. 7 team in the most recent Missouri Class 4 state poll. After a 23-5 first quarter, St. James cruised to a 66-53 victory over the Class 3 No. 8 Steelville Lady Cardinals Thursday, Jan. 13 at Steelville.