Steelville News

Hearing enhancement presentation being held

    University of Missouri Extension and the Crawford County Extension Homemakers Association are proud to host Dr. Cameron Wick in Steelville. The presentation will be held on Thursday, January 23 at Golden Echoes Senior Center in Steelville beginning at noon.

New flood zone won’t change school plans

            In spite of a new flood plain study that could raise the base elevation at the downtown campus of the Steelville School District by two- to three-and-a-half feet, putting the entirety of it below flood plain elevation, the school board voted to continue with the current construction projects as they have been designed.

STARCO Artist in Residence art sale underway

    Paintings created by Artists in Residence sponsored by the Steelville Arts Council (STARCO) are currently on display at Golden Echoes Senior Center and are available for purchase. All proceeds from the artwork sales will be used to help continue to grow STARCO.

Candidate filing ends Tuesday

            Those interested in serving on the Steelville City Council or as a member of several local governing boards have only a few more days—until Tuesday, January 21—to file as a candidate. Voters will decide who will take on the roles at the April 7 election.

            Currently, the only contested race is for mayor of Steelville. Curtis Crouch and Terry Beckham have filed for that office. All other positions in the city and on the other boards either have not had anyone file, or only one person for each role.