Steelville will become a Purple Heart City and Mayor Terry Palmer is reaching out to local citizens who are Purple Heart recipients who would be available to attend the next city council meeting when the proclamation will be read and the plaque presented.
Eleven will vie for HF queen title
Eleven young ladies from Steelville will compete for the title of 2014 Harvest Festival Queen this year. These young women will take the stage at the Meramec Music Theatre on Thursday, September 4, and one will end the evening’s pageant wearing the queen’s crown.
Start of school year went well
Steelville students are back in school and Superintendent Mike Whittaker reported the start of the 2014-15 school year has gone smoothly. “So far, things are really good,” he said. “There have been very few problems.”
Two more charged in hit-and-run case
Two more people have been charged in connection with the fatal hit-and-run accident that left a man dead on the side of the road just north of Steelville last week.
Steelville welcomes 13 new teachers - PHOTO GALLERY
Steelville Schools has 13 new teaching staff members in the district for the 2014-15 school year—three at the high school, three in the middle school and seven at the elementary.