St. James News

Quilts to be on display at St. James Tourist Information Center Oct. 1-5

    The Missouri Bicentennial & Phelps County Commemorative Quilts will both be on display at the Tourist Information Center in St. James October 1-5.

Marston appointed to serve as Ward 4 councilwoman

    On Monday, September 15, Brittany Marston was appointed to serve out the remainder of the year as Ward 4 councilwoman after Beth Keyes moved outside her ward and was no longer eligible to serve in the position. Marston had run for the seat in the June 2 election, but lost to Bob Smith.

Phelps County Animal Rescue readying for takeover

    Phelps County Animal Rescue is readying its building for takeover in the next few weeks, with the organization providing animal control for St. James. The non-profit organization is taking over for Tri-County Humane Society, after the St. James City Council decided to choose a new organization to handle the animal needs of the city.

City approves WM Financial Strategies to aid in refinancing

    The St. James City Council has approved WM Financial Strategies to serve as advisor on a refinancing with bonds originally issued in 2012 for sewer repairs. The city is currently working with the firm in requesting a State Revolving Loan Fund application as well as working on previous refinancing of city bonds.