Steelville News

SHS Class of 2021 celebrates graduation - PHOTO GALLERY

Steelville High School celebrated the commencement ceremony for the Class of 2021 on Sunday, May 23 in the Paul E. Simmons Auditorium. Fifty-eight seniors were awarded their diplomas at the graduation celebration.

Murder suspects bound over for trial

• Brooks and Shook preliminary hearings held together

    Two accused murderers and arsonists were in court on Thursday with witnesses called upon to testify against the accused during their preliminary trial. After several hours hearing evidence in a Crawford County courtroom on May 20, Judge Patrick Horsefield sent both Scott Shook Jr. and Julie Brooks up to the next level in the court system for their alleged crimes.

Stolen guns, drugs found at Steelville residence

• Suspect has previous drug trafficking charges
    Stolen guns and drugs were allegedly found at the Valleyside Road residence of Lane Wade, 23, on May 4. When law enforcement arrived to execute a search warrant at his Steelville home, he reportedly attempted to flee but was caught.