Steelville FFA Chapter wins state T-shirt contest
Steelville High School’s FFA Chapter won the state FFA convention T-shirt contest at the 86th Missouri FFA Convention in Columbia April 24-25. Mizzou Collegiate FFA sponsored a chapter T-shirt contest for FFA chapters to create and submit a design for the convention T-shirt. The Steelville FFA received $500 for the winning design.
Sawmill storage building burns
Steelville fire personnel, assisted by Cuba and St. James fire crews and Steelville EMS workers, fought an Easter Sunday fire at a local sawmill. The first alarm, commercial fire was at a large storage building located on West Highway 8. Battalion Chief Joe Smart reported the building contained motors, along with various pieces of equipment and parts for the sawmill, and that the fire completely destroyed the structure and contents.
The St. James Police Department has issued an Endangered Person Advisory for a missing person incident that occurred at 320 Parker Lane, St James, MO at 08:30 PM on 07/25/2014.
Local siblings compete at National Junior High Rodeo
Ciera and Colton Hamilton competed in the National Junior High Rodeo in Des Moines, Iowa, recently. The brother and sister combo faced tough competition, but had a great opportunity to join one of the top rodeo competitions in the nation from June 22 through June 29.
On August 23, an organization called Change This World (CTW) will be at the St. James Community Hall in Nelson Hart Park to pack 50,000 meals. Beginning at 9 a.m., volunteers from the community will join together to package balanced meals for those suffering from hunger around the world.