Steelville News

Council members argue over releasing ‘embarrassing’ information

    An investigation initiated by the Steelville Star in February into why the city of Steelville had not published required financial statements was revisited by the city council in April and May. At least one council member felt the news reports reflected unfairly on the city’s comptroller and conducted further research on the issues. After obtaining more information, Alderman Terry Beckham questioned Alderwoman Amanda Sherrill’s decision to release information to the press that was “embarrassing” to the city.

School to celebrate end of year at park

    The city of Steelville has approved a request for the Steelville School District to
utilize the Steelville City Park for a drive-through celebration marking the end of the school year. The event will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 13. A special Senior Celebration for the Class of 2020 will begin at 8 p.m.