What started as a small event with a few local businesses involved has grown into one that brings several hundred people to the Steelville Community Park each October. The Pumpkin Village, sponsored by the city of Steelville, had humble beginnings as the brainchild of Mayor Terry Palmer, but has grown each year to become a much-anticipated event for local families.
Steelville woman killed in one-vehicle wreck
A Steelville woman lost her life in a car wreck on Saturday, October 18. Candise White, 27, was pronounced deceased at the scene by Crawford County Assistant Coroner Darren Dake shortly after the accident occurred around 1 p.m.
All senior citizens in the Steelville community are invited to the 10th Annual Senior Citizens Appreciation Dinner to be held at Steelville High School at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 4.
Steelville becomes Purple Heart City
Steelville was designated a Purple Heart City at the October 6 city council meeting. Mayor Terry Palmer read a proclamation, members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart Department of Missouri presented a plaque to the city and three local recipients of this combat decoration were recognized for their service.
SFPD assisted in search for missing woman
Steelville Fire Protection District personnel participated in the search for Mary Ellen Zehnle, who went missing on Wednesday, October 8, and whose body was recovered on Saturday, October 11.