Steelville School Board members approved an additional payment on current bonds held by the district at their April 19 meeting. This will allow the district to propose a no-tax-increase bond issue as early as next year, if that is needed in order to move forward with larger district improvements.
Peaceful Bend Winery invites the community to celebrate the opening of their new building with them at their Grand Re-Opening event to be held on Saturday and Sunday, April 28 – 29. The event will feature live music, a special menu, wine and beer tastings, give-aways, and even a massage therapist on hand.
The Yadkin Creek Watershed Coalition will be marking Earth Day this weekend with another tree-planting project. The group also recently completed a trash pickup along the Yadkin Creek with the help of the Steelville High School Class of 2018.
Art in the Park was held at the Steelville Community Park on Saturday, April 14. Despite rain in the morning, there were still a few brave people who came out to enjoy the Steelville Arts Council's annual outdoor event, and the sun came out to shine on event-goers in the afternoon.
Steelville Middle School Science Teacher Patty Pratt was selected as the 2018 Educator of the Year. This was the first year for the Steelville School District to honor a teacher with this award. Pratt was announced as the winner at a staff recognition and awards ceremony held at the Meramec Music Theatre on Friday, April 13.