A Steelville man has been charged with felony DWI after a traffic stop on March 7.
There will be no Freedom Fest in Steelville this year to celebrate Independence Day on July 4, but the Steelville Area Chamber of Commerce will still provide fireworks at the community park.
A small group of protestors gathered on the public parking lot next to the Dollar General Store in Steelville on Saturday. The group assembled quietly, spoke briefly, then walked to Main Street with their signs and American flags.
Newly elected Mayor Terry Beckham called a special meeting on Monday to swear in new office holders following the June 2 election, make his appointments, and set goals. Beckham shared a list of eight items he wants to address and resolve in the city. He said, “I’ve always been frustrated when we talk about things and it never happens.”
Steelville’s city swimming pool will remain closed for the summer of 2020.
At a special council meeting on Monday night, council members discussed the issue briefly and determined to leave the pool closed for this year.