Last updateFri, 21 Nov 2014 2pm


SPD reponded to 313 calls in August

    The Steelville Police Department responded to a total of 313 calls logged through the Crawford County E-911 office for the month of August. The following is a breakdown of those calls by category:

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Korte crowned Harvest Festival queen - PHOTO GALLERY

    Maryanne Korte is the 2014 Harvest Festival Queen. She was crowned at the conclusion of the pageant held Thursday night at the Meramec Music Theatre, after also winning the talent portion of the contest. Hannah English was first runner-up, along with interview winner, and Miss Congeniality. Kaytlin Rivera was second runner-up.

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Harvest Festival activities continue through Sunday

    Harvest Festival is under way! Tuesday kicked off the events for the week of fun to be had at Steelville’s 50th Annual Harvest Festival, sponsored by the Steelville Area Chamber of Commerce. Activities for all ages will continue through Sunday, so plan now to come out and enjoy all our community has to offer in this celebration, whose theme is “50 Magical Years” to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the event.

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School gets lower grade, still ranks high

    Steelville Schools has received its annual grade card from the state of Missouri—and has ended up with a solid B+ for the last school year. The district received an 87.5 percent average for the areas reviewed by the state, down from the 2013 score of 94.3 percent.

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School district buys two used buses

    The Steelville School Board met on Thursday, August 21, and conducted business as follows:
Principal Reports
    SES Principal Lynne Reed reported “one of the smoothest back-to-school transitions to date,” preceded by a great turnout at Meet Your Teacher Night, with 92 percent of students attending with one or more parents or family members.

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Parade entry forms still available

    The 50th Annual Harvest Festival Parade in Steelville is Saturday, September 6, at 1:30 p.m. The parade theme this year is “50 Magical Years” to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Harvest Festival. The parade is sponsored by the Steelville Area Chamber of Commerce and floats for organizations, businesses and community groups are encouraged.