Fire burned through part of the Steelville Cemetery last week, leaving patches of black ground among the stones and trees. Crawford County 911 Emergency Services reported the fire was first called in at around 10 p.m. on November 18.
Clayton Earhart, PharmD of Country Mart Pharmacy, is joined by Steelville Elementary students (from left) Baylee Stringer, Clara Garrison and Tristian Damo to show off the October Book Buddy books recently donated to the school library by Country Mart Pharmacy as part of Three Rivers Publishing’s Newspapers In Education program.
Although the Steelville School Board voted to implement a mask mandate for students and staff in order to keep more students in school during the COVID-19 pandemic, the board did not decide to designate school staff members as essential workers at this time.
The Steelville Area Chamber of Commerce announced last week that there will not be a Christmas parade down Main Street this year because of the ongoing pandemic. Instead, the organization is hoping the community will come together and make Steelville “A City of Lights” for the holidays.
Most students in the Steelville School District will be required to wear face coverings beginning on Wednesday, December 2. The new rule will allow more students to continue to attend classes even if they are exposed to a positive case of COVID-19 at school.