St. James News

Local 4-H member wins photography contest

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 running for three spots on school board

    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.

Caring Center receives grant for new baler

    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.