Seniors mark baccalaureate
High school graduates—both public school and home school students—were recognized at the Steelville Baccalaureate Service held on Wednesday, May 1 at Centerpoint Baptist Church as part of the community worship to celebrate their accomplishments.
Mock wreck drives home dangers to SHS students
Steelville High School watched as six of their fellow students were part of a mock car accident on Tuesday, April 30. They witnessed the action of local first responders as they arrived at the scene, worked to free the participants from the two vehicles involved, and get them emergency medical care. The event was held in the hopes that the youth would consider the gravity of such a situation and be more careful when driving.
Steelville hosts successful MCB meeting
Steelville hosted a very successful Missouri Community Betterment event last Thursday—drawing the largest attendance in the state, according to MCB Executive Director Jan Simon. Right at 50 participants (almost exclusively from Steelville) came out for the regional meeting to discuss ways the community can come together to improve. The largest group at a MCB regional meeting before this one had 25 attendees.
Firemen planning pancake breakfast
The Steelville Fire Protection District will hold a Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, May 4, from 7 a.m. to noon, at the new firehouse in Steelville. All proceeds will go towards Fire Prevention Week materials for local school children.
Arts council taking control of Meramec Music Theatre
The Meramec Music Theatre is under new direction after the Steelville Arts Council (STARCO) purchased the assets of the business and closed on the deal Monday. The theatre will continue to provide the well-known gospel concerts as it has done in the past, but will now be open to a wide variety of other shows and available for use by the local school district.