School Starts Soon - Thursday, August 17, is the first day of school at St. Martin School.  Please watch for students and observe the 20 mph speed limit

in the St. Martin School zone.  The Cole County Sheriff's Dept. will be conducting random school zone speed limit enforcement campaigns in school zones throughout Cole County, including St. Martins.

TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE IN MISSOURI - St. Martins is in the "Path of Totality" and will experience 2 minutes and 23 seconds of total darkness beginning at 1:12 PM on August 21, 2017.

The State of Missouri Eclipse website offers the following driving tips for the day

of the eclipse:

***Plan ahead and allow extra travel time to reach your viewing destination.

***Don't stop along the interstate and no parking on the shoulder to photograph

the solar eclipse.

***Please exit the highway to stop and/or view

***Turn your headlights on

***Don't wear "Eclipse Glasses" while you are driving

***Avoid travel during the eclipse or in the area of the main path if you can

For more information on the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse in St. Martins, go to: