School announces makeup schedule
Steelville students have missed 11 days of school due to inclement weather, but the state of Missouri has a formula for making up days that keeps districts from having to be in session throughout the summer months.
Fired policeman now running for city marshal
In executive session on December 16, council members terminated Charles Bunch’s employment with the police department, after he had worked there for almost two years. During the same session, the council hired Anthony Michael Barr as a patrolman. Bunch has since filed to run for city marshal.
Race developes for city marshal
Filing is under way for those interested in serving on local boards in the Steelville community or as officials within the city of Steelville. General Municipal Election Day will be on Tuesday, April 8, and voters will go to the polls to fill a number of positions on these governing bodies.
Autistic man's dream comes true thanks to SFPD
Steelville firefighters went all out on Saturday to help make a dream come true for a young man with autism. Christian Weakley, a 20-year-old from Scott City, has always been fascinated with anything to do with firefighting. And he has always wanted to have his very own fire helmet. Weakley’s family is friends with Bobby and Rita Ray from Steelville, and they helped get plans in motion to make a memorable day for him.
School changes, river shooting dominated 2013 news
Steelville and Crawford County saw some headlines for 2013 that our small community never wants to see—things like a shooting on the Meramec River, and crimes against some of our most vulnerable citizens—our children. But the community also saw some powerful testimonies of good being done, too—from people who work to improve the town by sharing art and encouraging new businesses, to teachers and administrators who have helped our district and our children grow. Here are some of the highlights from this past year.