Steelville says goodbye to a landmark - PHOTO GALLERY

Steelville alumni gathered in the front hall of the old school building on the downtown campus for one last time last week. Those present were ones who had fond memories of the place and wanted a chance to say goodbye to the historic structure before it is demolished.

Knife shop continues tradition of quality

Ken Richardson Knives on Main Street in Steelville offers the famous Richardson family knives and much more for shoppers. The business, now run by brothers Jeff and Jake and employing several family members, carries on the tradition of quality begun by their father 44 years ago.

1920s home finds new life as AirBNB

Steelville has a newly renovated, beautiful home available for vacation rentals. The Saltsman House, originally built in 1923 and located at 202 South Spring Street, is owned by Patricia Gray and available for rental through and at

Storm water improvement project moving forward

    The city of St. James is moving forward with a major storm-water project that will completely rework how water flows from Meramec Street into the city park. Work has been ongoing throughout June and will completely alter how rain water travels to Lake Scioto.