School board member resigned after it was determined she lived out of district
Steelville School Board Treasurer Nancy Adams had to resign her position on the board after more accurate GPS mapping showed that her residence is just over the line in Washington County, and therefore is not within the Steelville School District boundaries. The school board met briefly before graduation on Friday, May 9 to regretfully accept her resignation.
SHS graduation set for Friday
The Steelville High School Graduating Class of 2014 will have commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 9 at 7 p.m. in the Paul E. Simmons Auditorium.
Seniors gather for baccalaureate at First Baptist Church
Baccalaureate was held for graduating seniors in Steelville on April 30 at the First Baptist Church. Seniors and their friends and family members gathered for a special worship service sponsored by the Steelville Ministerial Alliance, featuring participation by several local pastors, along with Steelville High School students.
A Bible study has inspired a local woman to organize a fundraiser to help fight slavery in the 21st century. The event is called Walk a Mile in Her Shoes and participants will walk a mile in high heels to show support for women in captivity. It will take place at the Steelville Community Park on May 17 at 1 p.m. Participants will raise funds through petitions, asking for donations to support them as they walk for this cause.
Teams needed for Cuffs & Ladders softball tourney
Softball teams can still register for the Steelville Fire Protection District Auxiliary’s Cuffs & Ladders softball tournament scheduled for June 7 at the Steelville Community Park. The auxiliary will host the tournament as a fundraiser for Fire Prevention Week activities. For more information, see the SFPD Facebook page or contact Heather Williams at (573) 263-8724, Denyal Lefler at (573)205-5012, or Steven Lefler at (573) 205-5001.