It looks like social media helped nab a car thief in the area last week, with a post shared about a car stolen from Steelville generating responses that it had been seen in Sullivan and putting police on scene within a few minutes to recover the vehicle. The man charged with the theft has also been implicated in the theft of a City of Steelville pickup truck and a variety of other tools and miscellaneous items from the utility department.
City council members for the city of Steelville met three times in August. The first two were regularly scheduled meetings, and the third took the place of the first Monday meeting for September, which was the Labor Day holiday. Notes from the business conducted at the meetings follow.
The Steelville Arts Council is hosting “Shutter Bugs III,” a photography exhibit, at Gallery Zeke this month. The show is open from September 12 to 28. This exhibit features a selection of recent photographs from a number of photographers.
Steelville High School sophomore Sophie Case reigned over the 2019 Harvest Festival Queen Pageant, which was held at the Meramec Music Theatre on Thursday, September 5. She was also named Miss Congeniality and won the talent portion of the contest.
The 2019 Harvest Festival Gospel Sing was held on Wednesday, September 4 at the Meramec Music Theatre.
Sharon Hardecke organized the event. Rev. Jerry Beers served as the master of ceremonies. There were 16 solo and group performers, and an offering was collected for the Steelville Ministerial Alliance.