Fire Auxiliary plans softball tournament
The Steelville Fire Protection District Auxiliary will host a Cuffs & Ladders softball tournament on June 7 as a fundraiser for Fire Prevention Week activities. Everyone is welcome to gather a team to compete for the championship trophy and bragging rights—and organizers especially encourage first responders—fire and law enforcement departments and EMS crews—to plan to participate. Spectators are also welcome to bring the whole family out for a fun, competitive day of softball, sunshine, and excitement.
City council cuts out summer ball payment
Steelville aldermen approved a new “Contract for Ball Programs” for the Steelville Sports Club at a special meeting held Monday. The new contract came about as a result of a recent miscommunication between the two entities wherein the Sports Club made alterations to bleachers near the ball diamonds.
FFA has plants for sale
Vegetables and flowers are now available at the Steelville High School Greenhouse. Students from the greenhouse class and FFA are selling the plants to raise funds to support next year’s greenhouse and other FFA activities. The greenhouse is open every day school is in session from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Annual Yadkin Creek Duck Race, sponsored by the Steelville High School Class of 2014, will be held this Saturday, April 19 beginning at 1 p.m.
SMS Social Studies Teacher Jennifer Whitson’s students are hard at work on several more projects to honor veterans—this time involving those who served during the Vietnam era.