The St. James Board of Education heard a reopening strategy from school safety coordinator Josh Cahill during the May 21 meeting of the board. He highlighted how the district could be impacted by COVID-19 while it attempts to bring students back to the buildings.
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Emily Douglas had a photo selected for the Phelps County Extension webpage during a photography contest held recently. Douglas is 14 years old, a member of the Royal 4-H Club in St. James and has been enrolled in photography for five years. Extension staff chose her photo from the 29 photos that were submitted.
Seven candidates are running for three seats on the St. James Board of Education in the June 2 election, which was originally set for April before being postponed due to the ongoing pandemic. The top three vote getters will serve three-year terms on the board.
The St. James Caring Center received a grant of $6,250 through the Ozark Rivers Solid Waste Management District for the purchase of a new baler. The organization received and installed the new machine on May 14.
Maramec Spring Park reopened their store and café on Saturday, May 16, and stocking of fish also resumed. Those fishing will again need a daily trout tag after the Missouri Department of Conservation waived those fees for the past month.