Steelville News

Bargains for Missions opens new Main Street storefront

    The Steelville Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony on May 27 at the newly opened location for Bargains for Missions, the resale shop that provides funding to assist community members in need. The shop is located at 101 West Main Street, on the corner of Main and First streets. Hours are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

STARCO's Plein Air brings Steelville a breath of fresh air

Story and photo by Lynn Ricci

    My first recognized work of art was created at about age three. Entitled "The Doctor," it was a stick figure made by applying safety pin to furniture. Let's just say no one would want the recognition I received for this piece. So goes the humble beginning of this now decades old artist.

Plein Air paintings on display and for sale

    Paintings from the Steelville Arts Council’s (STARCO) annual Plein Air event are now hanging at Gallery Zeke and available for purchase, both at the gallery and online.

May police report presented to council

    Steelville Police Chief Mike Sherman presented the city council with his monthly report for May at the aldermen’s June 7 meeting. The police responded to 419 calls for service last month.

Senior living facility finds bacteria in water system

    Steelville Senior Living (SSL) has discovered Legionella bacteria in its water system. The long-term care facility is currently working with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (MDHSS) in creating a plan to provide safe water to residents.