Steelville News

School board not ready for student drug testing

    Steelville Schools will probably not implement drug testing for students or staff anytime soon. Citing too many questions and inconsistencies that could be involved in such a program, the board’s consensus was to reevaluate drug prevention education instead at this time.

Council approves electric system upgrade, hears about event plans

    Steelville City Council members discussed flags, a benefit ride, and replacement of three main switches for the city’s electrical system at their September 20 meeting.

Gallery will feature “Explosion of Cool Content”

    Gallery Zeke will reopen to the public on Thursday, October 7 with the return of the “Explosion of Cool Content” abstract exhibit. 

Young continues efforts to help animals

    Local animal rescue enthusiast Mary Young spoke to the Steelville City Council at its September 20 meeting. She reiterated her request for a cat room at the new animal shelter that is currently under construction following the donation of $50,000 she had helped raise while working with the local rescue organization Santana’s Hope 4 Paws. She also asked again about providing space for a surgical room in the new building and explained her recent separation from Santana’s Hope 4 Paws.

Steelville MTB provides update to council

    Aldermen heard an update from the Steelville Mountain Biking Trail Building Collective during the Steelville City Council meeting on Monday, September 20.