Steelville News

Ozark Trail Blazers Rodeo will be Sept. 10-11

    Rodeo action will be back in Steelville for 2021 with the Ozark Trail Blazers Rodeo scheduled for Friday and Saturday, September 10-11, during Harvest Festival.

County Opioid Awareness Walk held in Steelville

    The Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) Rural Opioid Initiatives, the Meramec Region’s Rural Opioid Program (MRROP) and Opioid Affected Youth Initiative (OAYI), in partnership with Mid-MO Addiction Awareness Group (MAAG) hosted an opioid use disorder awareness walk in Steelville.

Harvest Festival parade plans are underway

    The 56th Annual Harvest Festival Parade in Steelville will be held on Saturday, September 11 at 1:30 p.m. The parade is sponsored by the Steelville Area Chamber of Commerce and floats for organizations, businesses and community groups are encouraged. The parade theme this year is “Star Spangled Salute.”

School board drops licensing for Pre-K

    During its August 19 meeting, the Steelville School Board voting to stop licensing the district’s Pre-K program but continue with state accreditation. Bids were also approved for the new elementary playground.

Steelville could drug test students

    During its August 19 meeting, Steelville School Board discussed a proposal to begin random drug screenings for all middle and high school students. The board also discussed COVID-19 protocols, and a proposal to do away with valedictorians and salutatorians.