Steelville News

Resale shop thief found with meth

After he was caught stealing from a Steelville thrift store, a local man was found with meth and charged with possession. Dalton Miles Quinton, 21, of Steelville, faces the charge of class D felony possession of a controlled substance as a result of the December 30, 2018 incident.

First Street is now one-way from Main to Yadkin

A portion of First Street in Steelville is now designated for one-way traffic only. Aldermen voted to approve the ordinance putting that into effect at their January 7 city council meeting, and the signs went up later last week.

R-3 School District looks at plans for downtown campus

The Steelville School District is considering options to update the downtown campus. Facilities needs have been a high priority for the school board, with discussions on the topic ongoing over the past several years, especially related to a new transportation department building and on what to do with the old middle school building. With construction of the new bus garage now started, the board has moved on to planning for the future of the other buildings on the town property.

Nominations needed for 2018 Citizen of the Year/Business of the Year

The Steelville Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the Citizen of the Year for 2018.

The Citizen of the Year award is presented to an individual or group of people that have shown exceptional service by volunteering and significantly contributing to the Steelville community.

Brothers reunited through bowling

    It’s a story that will make your heart swell up.
    Dan Neil, a Senior League bowler, who proudly wears his Marine Veteran hat everywhere, traveled to Steelville, Missouri to participate in the Senior Travel League. While there he noticed Wally Lahm wearing a Marine Corp shirt.