Child pornography charges have been filed against a Steelville man accused of having videos and images of children engaged in sexual activity.
On Monday, August 24, the Steelville Area Chamber of commerce made the announcement that, due to continuing concerns related to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the “difficult decision” had been made to postpone all Harvest Festival events for this year. The Chamber plans to incorporate several Harvest Festival activities into a “Christmas Festival” on Saturday, December 12. This will include the annual queen pageant and the Steelville Tourism Committee's Christmas Parade.
Simmons Auditorium at Steelville High School will be a lot quieter this fall. For home volleyball matches, no students will be allowed to attend unless they have a sister playing for the Lady Cardinals.
City personnel have assured representatives of Santana’s Hope for Paws that progress will be made on a new animal shelter in the town. Representatives of the animal rescue group were present at the Steelville City Council meeting on August 17 to ask about the status of the new facility.
The Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) Rural Opioid Initiative in partnership with Mid-MO Addiction Awareness Group (MAAG) will host an opioid use disorder awareness walk in Steelville on Sat., Aug. 22, beginning at 10 a.m.