The St. James FFA hosted the Second Annual FFA Rodeo to benefit the local chapter members in August. The students had a fun-filled night bringing in hundreds of participants to compete.
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A 50th wedding anniversary party as held on September 21, 2019 for Larry and Ruth Ann Ness who were married on September 27, 1969. The party was hosted by their sons Bryan and Andy Ness at the St. James Christian Church. A dinner was served and 41 people were in attendance.
St. James man has claimed a $211,000 Show Me Cash jackpot from last month. Jimmy Bates matched all five numbers drawn in the September 24 drawing - 2, 5, 11, 15, and 22 - to win the jackpot prize on a ticket he purchased at Smokers Outlet, 205 Highway B, in St. James.
The Gardeners of the Forest City are holding an apple butter fundraiser to provide money for yearly projects that the group does throughout St. James. Members met on Monday at Huffman’s Flowers of the Field, spending the day mixing and creating gallons of the apple butter that will be sold in locations throughout town.
The St. James Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Missouri Veteran’s Home (MVH) is again sponsoring the “Helping Our Heroes” event. For the next month, the Chamber will be collecting donations of items from the veterans’ “wish list” of items for Christmas gifts. Interested businesses can have a collection box at their location for the drop-off of donated items during the month of October.