Country Mart Pharmacy makes Book Buzz donation

Country Mart Pharmacy sponsored and donated the February Book Buzz books to the Steelville Elementary School Library recently. Cole Adams, Lexi Tolly and Blake Mathes took time out to show them off. Book Buzz is part of Three Rivers Publishing’s Newspapers In Education program.

Steelville City Council Notes: February

The Steelville City Council met on February 4 and 22 to conduct business as follows.

February 4

•    Alderman Terry Beckham presented information he had compiled on police department regular and overtime hours in response to Chief Mike Sherman’s request for another officer to replace the one allocated as a School Resource Officer. There were questions on the numbers provided, and Alderman Bill Bennett suggested the chief and personnel committee (Aldermen Beckett and Sharon Hubbard) get together to talk about the details.

Prop S seeks votes to improve Steelville schools

Proposition S will ask Steelville voters to decide whether to approve a no-tax-increase bond issue for the Steelville School District. The question will be on the April 2 Municipal Election ballot, and it asks voters to approve issuing bonds for $3 million to make improvements to school facilities. The additional funds will not increase the tax burden on local property owners.