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.