BOOK DONATION – Laura Martin (center) of Steelville Telephone Exchange is joined by Lucy Harmon (left) and Lawson Campbell to show off the December Book Buzz books recently donated to the Steelville School library by STE as part of Three Rivers Publishing’s Newspapers In Education program.
Steelville’s City Council met on January 6 and aldermen heard plans to implement a procurement manual and make improvements on city property. New owners of an old restaurant were introduced, a resident requested usage of City Hall for an auction, and the council changed upcoming meeting dates.
Steelville High School will celebrate Homecoming on Friday, January 17. The boys basketball teams will play St. James, with games beginning at 6 p.m., and coronation of the king and queen will take place between the JV and varsity games.
Following concerns raised within the city of Steelville, Comptroller Roben Griggs has been placed on probation and required to follow a performance improvement plan designed by the city council.
Steelville School District personnel reported last week a student had been diagnosed with hepatitis A, but added there seemed to be a low possibility of transmission of the infection. Crawford County has reported 20 cases of infection in the last year, including at the county jail.