St. James News

Homecoming set for Friday

    John F. Hodge High School will celebrate its fall football homecoming this Friday, October 18, as the St. James Tigers take on Union. Due to ongoing construction throughout the school district, this year’s activities have been altered slightly, with the coronation being moved to 6:15 p.m., prior to the night’s home game.

Public forum about use tax is Thursday

    The City of St. James will hold a public forum on a proposed use tax this Thursday, October 17 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the James Memorial Public Library. The tax would be a two-percent sales tax placed on online sales from stores with a physical presence in Missouri. It is estimated to generate $35,000, which will be used to fund animal control and support for the facility of the Tri-County Humane Society in addition to new police computers and equipment for the St. James Police Department.

PTO seeking participants for annual Trunk or Treat

    It’s time again for the return of the annual Trunk or Treat event, and the St. James Parent Teacher Community Organization (PTO) is seeking help in running this year’s event. PTO members hope to bring businesses, organizations, and individuals together to make this year a fun time for children to safely trick or treat throughout the community.