A Steelville man was killed on Monday, October 17, as he was working at a construction site in Jefferson City. Korey Licklider was 28 years old, and an employee of Booker Foundations and Flatwork LLC, owned by Greg Booker, also of Steelville.
The problem of providing emergency care for bariatric patients is one the Steelville Ambulance District is facing and one Administrator Bill Patt says will only continue to grow. As a result, the district is looking at options for specialized equipment to assist emergency medical crews in caring for large people.
It’s almost time for the ninth annual Pumpkin Village. The City of Steelville’s Halloween event will be held on Saturday, October 29 at the city park. It’s a free event aimed at providing safe, family fun for the community.
The Steelville Fire Protection District hosted preK and elementary students at the firehouse on Thursday for Fire Prevention Week. SFPD Fire Chief Joe Smart talked to children about fire safety, then students had the opportunity to see, sit in, and walk through the firetrucks. Steelville Ambulance also participated in the event, giving kids the chance to see the inside of an ambulance as well.
All senior citizens are invited to the annual Senior Citizen Appreciation Dinner, scheduled for Tuesday, October 25 at 5:30 p.m. at the high school. The dinner is hosted by Steelville High School’s National Honor Society. Those who would like to attend are asked to please RSVP to the high school office at 775-2144 by October 24.