City considering transportation sales tax
Steelville streets need improvements, but the city doesn’t have the available funding to care for them, according to city officials. One suggestion to create revenue for street work is to institute a transportation tax.
Englands retire from bus driving
Two familiar faces won’t be seen driving school buses next year. Sharon and Terry England will turn in their keys to the big yellow buses and spend more time at home on their farm—after having driven children to and from school since 1979. The transportation department of the Steelville School District held a retirement party for the two at the bus garage on Friday, May 17.
Lee resigns from Steelville School Board
Steelville Schools Board Member Matt Lee has resigned his position, effective at the end of the board meeting on May 16 where his resignation was accepted, albeit with regret.
Illinois woman arrested at Steelville motel for meth production
An Illinois woman was arrested on May 8 after police discovered an active meth lab in her possession at the Meramec Inn in Steelville.
Steelville Arts Council offering summer art classes
Summer art classes, sponsored by the Steelville Arts Council, will begin with two offerings in June, and go all out during the weeks of July 8 and 15, with 17 different opportunities to express your creative nature.