Harvest Festival officially gets under way Tuesday
Harvest Festival begins in less than a week with all kinds of fun activities on tap for all ages. Steelville’s 50th Annual Harvest Festival, sponsored by the Steelville Area Chamber of Commerce, will be held September 2-7. The theme for the year is “50 Magical Years” to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the event.
Funding options discussed for sewer and street work
Steelville City Council members discussed possible financing options for sewer and street work at the last council meeting held on August 18.
Steelville will become a Purple Heart City and Mayor Terry Palmer is reaching out to local citizens who are Purple Heart recipients who would be available to attend the next city council meeting when the proclamation will be read and the plaque presented.
Eleven will vie for HF queen title
Eleven young ladies from Steelville will compete for the title of 2014 Harvest Festival Queen this year. These young women will take the stage at the Meramec Music Theatre on Thursday, September 4, and one will end the evening’s pageant wearing the queen’s crown.
Start of school year went well
Steelville students are back in school and Superintendent Mike Whittaker reported the start of the 2014-15 school year has gone smoothly. “So far, things are really good,” he said. “There have been very few problems.”