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.
Local basketball players headed to Chicago
Members of the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) girl’s basketball team will play on a WNBA court on August 3. Team Blackout will play following a WNBA game between the Chicago Sky and the Washington Mystics.
International students educated about drugs
Youth from all across the world visited Camp Brimshire to hear members of the Phelps County Sheriff’s Department and the Prosecutor’s Office discuss drug abuse and trafficking last Friday. As part of the Lion’s International Youth Camp and Exchange, the visiting kids had the opportunity to learn about differences in law enforcement around the world and got to see how drug dogs are used in the United States.
Registration for 2014-15 school year is next week
Local students are preparing for another school year. Registrations for the 2014-15 school year will begin next week for students at all three schools. Online registration is now open on the school’s website for those hoping to streamline the process.