Steelville News

City electricity rates will jump by 20 percent - UPDATED

    City of Steelville electricity users will most likely see a dramatic increase in charges as a result of the bitterly cold weather that struck much of the nation in February.

Brandon Gibbs accepted to West Point

    Steelville High School senior Brandon Gibbs could join his sister Alexandra at the elite and prestigious West Point Military Academy this summer after receiving the necessary appointment to do so. Although he hasn’t made a decision yet on whether to accept, since he’s also seeking admittance to the Naval Academy, he does plan to attend one of the U.S. military academies after graduation.

Annual Chamber meeting is March 16

The Steelville Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Banquet and Meeting will be held at Bass' River Resort in Stephan’s Riverside Event Center on Tuesday, March 16. The social hour will begin at 6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m.

Mayor defends city clerk

    Steelville Mayor Terry Beckham says two aldermen attempted to have a security camera placed in the city clerk’s office in order to watch and listen to her and has vocally come to her defense. City Clerk Sandy Richter was also informed the camera had been placed in that location to observe her, butaldermen are denying that was the reason for the placement of a camera in her office at City Hall.