Steelville Telephone Exchange is one of more than 825 broadband providers across the nation participating in the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBBP). During the COVID-19 pandemic, this program will make available up to $3.2 billion worth of consumer discounts on broadband services and equipment like computers and tablets. The program kicked off on May 12.
The Steelville High School Theatre Department presented “Secret of Skull Island” by Tim Kelly on Friday and Saturday, May 7 and 8, in the Paul E. Simmons Auditorium.
Summer is on the way and the Steelville City Pool will be open this year for swimmers of all ages to enjoy. Plans are to have opening day for the summer 2021 season on Saturday, May 29.
Volunteers with Santana’s Hope 4 Paws don’t like the agreements being proposed by the city of Steelville to construct a new animal shelter. Some agree there should be “something in writing” but others don’t see the need for any kind of contract between the two entities. City officials have requested a meeting with the group to sort out the questions and details, but that hasn’t taken place.
Following the April Municipal Election, Steelville Mayor Terry Beckham made appointments for city personnel and committees for aldermen.