Billingsley tapped to take over as SMS Principal

Steelville Elementary Principal Stephanie Billingsley will be moving to serve in that role at the middle school next year. The school board made the decision to move Billingsley from the elementary to the middle school during executive session at the board meeting on Thursday, February 15. School staff members were informed of the upcoming change during meetings held on Friday.

Chamber recognizes achievements at annual dinner

“I Heart Steelville” is the theme for the year for the Steelville Area Chamber of Commerce. The local organization kicked off the 2018 theme with the annual dinner and awards ceremony last week, where Dana Richter was named the Citizen of the Year and Bass’ River Resort was chosen the Business of the Year.

Dana Richter is Citizen of the Year

Dana Richter was named 2017 Citizen of the Year for the Steelville Area Chamber of Commerce. Richter, the chamber president, was surprised with the award at the annual dinner held on Tuesday, February 13 at Golden Echoes.

Bass’ River Resort is Business of the Year

Bass’ River Resort was selected as the 2017 Business of the Year for the Steelville Area Chamber of Commerce. The award was presented to Brendan Bass at the annual chamber dinner held on Tuesday, February 13 at Golden Echoes.

Steelville Drug donates books to SES library

Jill Garrison (center) of Steelville Drug is joined by (from left) Emma Garrison, Vivian West, Lane West and Cooper Hickey to show off the February Book Buzz books donated by Steelville Drug to the Steelville Elementary School library as part of Three Rivers Publishing’s Newspapers In Education program.