A Steelville police officer and a Crawford County deputy were involved in a shooting incident on Gridley Street in Steelville on August 27. A suspect was injured but in stable condition in a St. Louis hospital, according to press releases issued by Steelville Police Chief Mike Sherman and Crawford County Sheriff Darin Layman.
Adam Reed served as the School Resource Officer in Steelville for three years. While in that role, he made a positive impact on students and helped several students through difficult times. Local resident Kurt Watson requested and received a resolution from the Missouri House of Representatives to present to Reed in appreciation for his work for local youth. Although Reed is no longer the SRO in Steelville, he continues to serve the community through the Juvenile Office.
Harvest Festival will return to Steelville in 2021 with the theme “Star Spangled Salute” for the annual event sponsored by the Steelville Area Chamber of Commerce.
Rodeo action will be back in Steelville for 2021 with the Ozark Trail Blazers Rodeo scheduled for Friday and Saturday, September 10-11, during Harvest Festival.
The Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) Rural Opioid Initiatives, the Meramec Region’s Rural Opioid Program (MRROP) and Opioid Affected Youth Initiative (OAYI), in partnership with Mid-MO Addiction Awareness Group (MAAG) hosted an opioid use disorder awareness walk in Steelville.