Steelville News

City council divided over school resource officer

Tensions ran high in two Steelville City Council meetings during discussions about contracting for a School Resource Officer (SRO) with the Steelville School District. Both meetings included raised voices and emotional pleas, and the second meeting resulted in Police Chief Mike Sherman’s abrupt departure near the end. That meeting ended with the council deadlocked on how to proceed.

Harvest Festival 2018 celebrates “Home Sweet Home” - PHOTO GALLERY

Rain may have dampened the area at the end of Harvest Festival 2018, but not the spirits of those who came out to enjoy the festivities anyway. In spite of hard rain on Friday and drizzle through much of Saturday, many still attended the annual rodeo and parade. The festival’s theme for this year was “Home Sweet Home.”

R4R gives back to local community, helps those battling cancer

Riding for a Reason is a non-profit organization with a simple mission: To raise awareness for colorectal cancer prevention and to raise money to help individuals or organizations in need. The group works to make this happen by doing what they love – riding ATVs and side-by-sides.