A ribbon cutting was held at the Forest City Mountain Bike Trail on Friday, August 2, with members of the City of St. James, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, the St. James Chamber of Commerce, and residents to celebrate the completion of the grant funded, newly paved entrances of the trail.
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The 86th annual Grape and Fall Festival is quickly approaching and the St. James Chamber of Commerce is seeking corporate sponsors to help with this year’s event. The Chamber hopes to promote local business while making this year’s event a success.
Brenda McCracken is enjoying her retirement years traveling, spending time with her grandchildren, and helping at the Missouri Veterans Home-St. James. Having spent the past 30 years helping others, McCracken now spends time seeing places around the country.
Season passes for this year’s Grape and Fall Festival are now available for purchase at the St. James Chamber of Commerce and Tourist Information Center. This year’s festival will feature new events, such as a Christian concert, free family night, and several tournaments.
The St. James FFA will host its second annual FFA Rodeo fundraiser to benefit the local FFA chapter and members are hoping to put on another great showing this year. FFA students are hoping to have another fun filled two-day event, bringing in hundreds of participants to compete.