School district changing teacher evaluations
Steelville teachers will be evaluated differently this year. The new system utilizes the Missouri Teacher Standards and will be much more time consuming for administrators, but will focus on improvements that can be made for each teacher in order to help students continue to learn.
Christmas festivities moving to Community Park
Christmas in Steelville plans for this year are beginning to take shape. At the Steelville Area Chamber of Commerce meeting held in October, the group discussed potential activities to celebrate the season in the community. The theme for 2014 will be “Hometown Christmas.”
Steelville earns MCB awards
Steelville again walked away with several awards after the annual Missouri Community Betterment conference. For 2014, Steelville received both the Glenn Smith Youth Group of the Year Award, as well as first place for youth groups in their category. Kylee Sexton won a youth leadership award and the community received third place in its category.
Show investigating Steelville giant to air on History Channel
The legend of the Puckett’s Cave giant will be explored in a History Channel feature show to be televised nationally next Tuesday. The series premiere of the History Channel show “Search for the Lost Giants” airs on Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 9 p.m. in the central time zone.
Choking driver crashes into ballfield fence
Fencing around the baseball field at the Steelville Community Park was damaged on October 22 when a driver lost control of his vehicle and ran through it.
Steelville homeowner catches burglar
A burglary at a Steelville home was thwarted when the homeowner arrived, caught one suspect and held him at gunpoint until law enforcement could arrive.