SFPD offers summer safety tips
The SFPD would like to remind everyone that, as the end of summer is here, it’s still important to remember to be careful of the heat. Watch out for people, especially the elderly, who are outside for an extended amount of time, and encourage them to stay hydrated, and take breaks in the shade.
Ribbon cutting held for new General Store - PHOTO GALLERY
The Lange General Store is open in Steelville and continues a family tradition of general stores for the owners, Todd and Alicia Rehmert. Two sets of great-grandparents on both sides of their families owned and operated general stores in the early 1900s. The store is named after the oldest one that opened in 1908.
Rodeo scheduled for September 5-6
The 49th Annual Ozark Trail Blazers Rodeo will be held rain or shine on September 5 and 6 in Steelville. The rodeo will be held in conjunction with the town’s Harvest Festival celebration at the Ozark Trail Blazers arena, located four miles south of Steelville on Highway 19.
Harvest Festival officially gets under way Tuesday
Harvest Festival begins in less than a week with all kinds of fun activities on tap for all ages. Steelville’s 50th Annual Harvest Festival, sponsored by the Steelville Area Chamber of Commerce, will be held September 2-7. The theme for the year is “50 Magical Years” to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the event.
Funding options discussed for sewer and street work
Steelville City Council members discussed possible financing options for sewer and street work at the last council meeting held on August 18.
Local student makes all-state choir
John F. Hodge High School junior Sam Bunyard has been selected to the All-State Choir after competing at the district level in early November. Bunyard was chosen as a bass and will continue on to work with other all-state students in January. Tyler Sanders, also a junior, was selected as first alternate bass.