Steelville News

Steelville celebrates Harvest Festival 2021

    Harvest Festival 2021 featured a week of sunny, warm weather and all sorts of fun activities for all ages. The theme of the annual event, sponsored by the Steelville Area Chamber of Commerce, was “Star Spangled Salute” and patriotism was evident throughout the week. Photos of the festival events can be found in our special insert in this week’s edition.

Reynolds is crowned Harvest Festival queen

    Alisha Reynolds reigned over the Harvest Festival Queen Pageant when she won the crown at the competition held on Thursday, September 10. The pageant, sponsored by the Steelville Area Chamber of Commerce, was held at the Meramec Music Theatre. Emma Kreitner was named first runner-up and Paige Bean crowned second runner-up.

Steelville woman charged with assaulting cop

    The Steelville woman who allegedly drove her car at a police officer, causing him to have to shoot at her to stop her, now stands charged with the class A felony of assault in the first degree and could face 10 years to life in prison if she is found guilty of the crime.

Steelville mother charged with neglect and assault

    A Steelville woman who reportedly let her three-year-old child wander unsupervised stands charged with endangering the welfare of the child in addition to assaulting a person involved in reporting the problem.

Hammonds is Coach of the Year

    Steelville High School Cross Country Coach Matt Hammonds is the Missouri Coach of the Year for his sport. The recognition comes from the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) and the National Federation of High Schools (NFHS).