Sherman tapped as next Steelville Police Chief


Mike Sherman will be the next chief of police and city marshal for the city of Steelville, and he is excited to begin serving his hometown in this role. “This is where I live,” he said. “I want to take care of my own community.”

Local boards seek candidates to run for seats open in April

Candidate filing opens next week for those interested in serving on various local boards in the community. Seats will be open on the school board, city council, and the governing boards for the county’s 911 office and Steelville’s ambulance and fire departments. Filing will be open from December 13 to January 17, 2017. Voters will determine who will serve on the boards at the April 4, 2017 election.

SHS Senior achieves top ACT score

Jonathan Davis has received a perfect ACT score, a rare and impressive accomplishment. Jon is the son of John and Christina Davis, and a senior at Steelville High School. He earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36 after a recent completion of the college readiness assessment. Jon has a proven track record of academic excellence, with a grade point average of 4.3 on the weighted scale, and 4.0, unweighted. He is currently ranked first in his class and has been recognized as a semifinalist for a 2017 National Merit Scholarship.

Children and youth crowned at Christmas pageants - PHOTO GALLERY

Christmas pageants were held in Steelville at the Meramec Music Theatre on Thursday, December 1. The annual pageants, sponsored by the Steelville Chamber of Commerce, included the Christmas Prince and Princess Pageant, as well as the Junior Miss Steelville and the Miss Steelville Teen Pageant.

Video footage helps police nab suspect who damaged truck at drugstore

A Steelville woman has been charged with felony property damage, after video surveillance footage showed her damaging a vehicle in the Steelville Drug parking lot with a potted plant.