St. James News

Portell to hold book signing at library

    Local author Carey Portell will be at the James Memorial Public Library on Thursday, October 21. She will speak about her new book “Facing Life Head On” as well as holding a book signing from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Water main break leads to boil order

    A water main break on Highway B left many without water on Thursday and Friday as repairs were made. Once water was restored, a boil order was issued by the city of St. James until water testing can be completed this week.

Paving projects completed for the year

    All city paving projects have been completed for the year after Primrose and Aster courts, Huff Street, and a major repaving of Springfield Street were finished to end September.

Kiowa begins electric line upgrade

    Kiowa Line Builders has started replacing old transmission line poles and making repairs to the city’s electric system. Kiowa was the low bidder on the project at $209,200 and was approved by the St. James City Council over the summer to do the work.