Ozark Connect was founded last spring in an effort to connect farmers and artists with the communities they grow and create in, and with each other. One of the ways the new group accomplishes this is by hosting farmer and artist markets. Last year, they offered a monthly Saturday market behind Turtle Earth on Main Street, but this year organizers are seeking a new, more visible location on the main thoroughfare in Steelville.
City aldermen have agreed to look into the possibility of reducing electric rates for the fire department after a request from the fire board at the city council meeting on April 1.
Garrett Marshall is headed to West Point. The Steelville High School senior received a phone call from Congressman Jason Smith earlier this year to let him know he had received an appointment to attend the United States Military Academy.
Voters at the polls on Tuesday said yes to Prop S, chose Stephen Kimker for a seat on the E911 board, and selected Sharon Hubbard as alderwoman for the City of Steelville.
A Steelville man was killed last week in a dump truck accident. James D. Whitman, 56, was pronounced deceased at the scene on March 22.