Steelville News

Council hears about Spectrum line issues

    Steelville council members are frustrated with a lack of response to potential safety issues caused by low-hanging service lines owned by Spectrum Mid-America, LLC (formerly Charter Communications) in the city. The company has a contract with the city to utilize city utility poles to attach the lines.

Blood drive at SHS is October 26

    The Steelville High School National Honor Society will host an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Tuesday, October 26 from noon to 6 p.m. in the high school library. Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit and enter: SteelvilleHS to schedule an appointment.

Homan arrested in assault on LE case

    Pamela Kay Homan was arrested and jailed last week after remaining at large for a week and a half after charges were filed against her. The Steelville woman allegedly drove her car at a police officer on August 27 and he had to shoot at her.

Murder trial will continue in shooting death of Steelville man

    The woman and man implicated in the murder of Terry “T.J.” Barton were in court on Monday, September 13. Only one case was heard before the judge, but both suspects will move to the next level of the court system for further proceedings.

Steelville man faces charges in three drug cases

    A Steelville man has been charged in three separate drug cases that span the more than a year’s time. Following an investigation on August 17 where the man was allegedly found with methamphetamine, the Crawford County Prosecuting Attorney’s office filed charges on that incident, along with two others from 2020.