The 2019 Christmas Prince and Princess are Myles King and Paislee Summers. Runners-Up are Korbin Worley and Hadlee-Jo Bowen. Royalty was crowned at the 32nd Annual Christmas Prince and Princess Pageant, held at the Meramec Music Theatre on Tuesday, December 10. The pageant is sponsored by the Steelville Area Chamber of Commerce.
Golden Echoes Senior Center honored first responders in November. The Center also delivered a meal to their workplace of those who were unable to leave their job to have lunch at the Center.
The Steelville High School Music Department has had a successful first semester with marching competitions, district band, district and conference choir. The department will wrap up the semester with a winter concert on Tuesday, December 17.
The city of Steelville will buy a new tree for a woman who had one cut down by city workers on her property recently. City council members voted to pay to have the tree stump ground and another tree planted after hearing her complaint at the December 2 council meeting.
The election in April 2020 will have voters choose a mayor and aldermen for Steelville, along with board members for the school district, 911, the ambulance district, the fire district, and the Salem hospital board. Those interested in serving in any of these roles may declare their candidacy beginning on Tuesday, Dec. 17.