Steelville News

Steelville woman killed in head-on crash

A Steelville woman was killed in a vehicle accident when a Freightliner truck crossed over into her lane and struck her car. The crash took place a half-mile south of the Highway 19 and Highway 8 junction in Steelville on Thursday, April 25, at around 12:40 p.m.

Former Steelville lifeguard found guilty of child sex crimes

A former lifeguard at the Steelville City Pool was found guilty of sex crimes against children last week. On Wednesday, April 24, a Phelps County jury found Spenser Farr, 25, currently of Springfield, guilty of three felony counts of statutory sodomy in the first degree and not guilty on two other counts of the same crime.