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Quilt show returns to Gallery Zeke

The Steelville Arts Council is proud to present the 2nd Annual Show-Me Quilt Show and Vintage Quilt Exhibition at Gallery Zeke in September.

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Fire department helps find lost floaters

    Steelville firefighters assisted on a search and rescue call late in the evening on Sunday, August 3 on the Meramec River. A member of the group made an emergency call to report 16 people on a float trip were lost between Maramec Spring and the Scott’s Ford river access.

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Man facing charges in fatal hit-and-run

    A Steelville man is under arrest for a hit-and-run accident that left another man dead. Mark Tyson Albright, age 34, is in police custody, but had not been officially charged by the Crawford County Prosecutor as of press time on Tuesday. The probable cause statement filed by the Steelville Police Department, however, names both involuntary manslaughter, and leaving the scene of an accident as crimes he allegedly committed.

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Police looking for vehicle that struck and killed area man

UPDATE COMING - ARREST HAS BEEN MADE

    A man’s body was found lying next to Highway 19 near Steelville on Monday evening, and Steelville police are seeking any information related to his death.

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Trout Unlimited group makes donation to high school

    Several members of the Gateway Chapter of Trout Unlimited from the St. Louis area were in Steelville last Saturday to make a donation to Steelville High School and begin preliminary work with the Steelville Star Stream Team on making habitat improvements to the Yadkin and Whittenburg creeks.

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City takes steps to increase water, sewer rates

    Water and sewer bills will most likely increase for Steelville residents this year. Steelville aldermen passed the first reading of an ordinance that will raise the city’s water and sewer rates at the last council meeting held on August 4. Discussion on the proposed increase began in May as the city council looked at the budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year beginning July 1. And, although concerns about the current system were raised, the consensus was that rates were simply too low to maintain it effectively.

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