A Steelville man was arrested on Friday, April 19, as a result of the criminal investigation into a suspicious church fire the previous week. Ryan Eugene Radel, 28, had been evading law enforcement for several days before his arrest. He has not been charged with arson, but Radel faces charges for burglary and stealing of items inside the church just prior to the fire.
The Steelville Country Club hosted its annual Easter Egg Hunt for local children on Saturday, April 13.
Students from Steelville Middle School enjoyed a variety of presentations about the time period of Laura Ingalls Wilder at the Steelville branch of the Crawford County Library District on Friday, April 5.
The Steelville Arts Council’s 6th Annual Art in the Park lived up to it's promise of creative fun for all ages. The event, held on Saturday, April 13 at the Steelville Community Park, featured a variety of great activities, delicious food, and wonderful art and crafts.
In cooperation with the Steelville Star Stream Team and Yadkin Creek Watershed Coalition, several members of the Steelville High School Class of 2019 gathered last Friday morning to clean up the Yadkin Creek prior to Saturday’s annual duck race to benefit Project Graduation. The group picked up trash from Hoppe Spring Park to the Community Park and removed enough trash to fill a dumpster. Several unique items were pulled from the creek, including a baby stroller, a shopping basket, and the frame from a sleeper sofa.