Steelville News

Candidates have just a few days left to file for local boards

Those interested in serving as a city alderman or as a board member for the school board, 911, the ambulance district, or the Salem hospital board have just a few more days to file as a candidate. Filing closes on January 15 for the election that will take place in April.

Gibbs signs to run for Army West Point

Steelville High School senior Allie Gibbs has dreamed of attending the United States Military Academy at West Point for years. Her dream came true Friday when she officially signed a letter of intent to run cross country and track for the U.S. Army Black Knights.

Steelville Schools Building Level Reports – December

Steelville School District principals provided the following information to school board members for their December meeting. Each month, principals submit details on academics, students, faculty and staff, extra and co-curricular activities, and upcoming events for the board.

Fatal accident claims life of pedestrian

A lifelong Steelville resident was killed on Monday, December 31 when he was struck by a vehicle. Phillip Farrar Jr., age 53, was reportedly walking on Highway 8 when a car hit him. He was pronounced deceased at the scene by Crawford County Coroner Paul Hutson shortly after 7 p.m.