St. James News

Chamber adjusts GFF prices after hearing community feedback

    Following the St. James Chamber of Commerce’s announcement of the entrance fees for this year’s annual Grape and Fall Festival, some of the community feedback caused the organization to re-evaluate, and make some adjustments to better serve those wishing to attend.

Police investigating vandalism of youth football equipment

    The St. James Police Department is investigating vandalism that took place at the youth football equipment storage room. Youth football players were preparing for the start of summer camp, when they discovered their storage area had been broken into and their gear damaged.

Two charged with child abuse and neglect

    Two St. James residents were arrested on July 9 by the Maries County Sheriff’s office and were charged with child abuse and neglect after the office received a report of two juvenile runaways. Cheryl “Lynn” Fales and Charles R. Fales were both charged after a probable cause statement alleging charges of child neglect-no sexual contact against both subjects.

Chamber accepting vendor applications for GFF

    The St. James Chamber of Commerce is preparing for the 86th annual Grape and Fall Festival in September and is now accepting applications for vendor space both downtown at the street market as well as on the fairgrounds. Applications must be turned in by August 1 and spaces will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.