Steelville News

Citizen asks for reduced electrical billing to seniors

            Steelville city council members heard a request from a resident to consider offering a discount on electricity for senior citizens who have medical devices which use that utility and increase their monthly bills.

Fire destroys local sawmill

            Firefighters from Steelville and surrounding departments responded to a sawmill fire last week. In spite of their efforts, it was deemed a total loss, and the cause is still unknown.

Steelville man found not guilty in murder trial

           The Steelville man accused of murdering another man with a hatchet is free after a Dent County jury rendered a verdict of not guilty on all counts against him on Tuesday, October 4. The jury, apparently, did not believe the only two witnesses in the case.

Scarecrow contest underway

The 5th Annual Scarecrow Contest, sponsored by Steelville Tourism, will again showcase the creativity of local businesses, schools, churches, clubs and organizations. All are invited to compete for the bragging-rights trophy, currently held by the Crawford County Assessor’s Office for their witchy scarecrow.

Escape Room experience available on Main Street

            Riddle Me This Escapes is a new place open on Main Street that offers a unique phenomenon: An hour of interactive entertainment, forgetting about the world around you and immersing yourself in discovering, solving, and escaping. The new business offers games that appeal to everyone, regardless of age or previous experience.