Steelville News

City Hall sees accessibility improvements

Work is nearing completion on a City Hall ADA Improvement Project in Steelville, one that includes significant upgrades to the facility, and is estimated to cost a total of $326,276. Of that, a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) provided $243,451 in funding, and the city is responsible for $118,825.

SHS debuts internship program

Steelville High School has implemented an internship program, kicked off during summer school, and “it went really, really well,” according to SHS Counselor Danielle Collins. The seven students involved are continuing in the program during the current school year.

Steelville man faces criminal charge after dumping drugs

A Steelville man has been charged with a felony for allegedly dropping a container of cocaine into a deputy’s vehicle on September 14. Jared Lee Dodson, 35, stands charged with class D felony possession of a controlled substance as a result of the incident.

Performing arts meet visual arts at Wildwood Springs Lodge

By Mary Young, member STARCO
After a long day teaching a master class at Steelville High School and preparing to perform a concert the same evening, the world renown Arianna String Quartet showed no signs of exhaustion. After everyone enjoyed a delicious meal in the elegant dining room of Wildwood Springs Lodge, the quartet spent a few moments socializing with the concert guests.

Buy art to support STARCO: Silent auction in October will benefit local arts council

During the month of October, the Steelville Arts Council is having a fun and exciting Art Squared fundraiser at Gallery Zeke, located at 106 E. Main Street. Through the generosity of many of the visiting plein air artists and other artists from the area, STARCO will have 50 wonderfully painted, drawn, and crafted works all done on square watercolor and pastel paper, canvases, panels and more.