Bill Patt has retired after serving the Steelville Ambulance District for 27 years, nearly 20 of those as administrator.
Numerous accomplishments and controversies were reported in the Steelville Star-Crawford Missouri during 2019. The following are just some of the important stories that were covered during the year.
Each year, the Steelville Country Club hosts a Children's Christmas Party for local families. This year, the annual celebration was held on Saturday, December 21. The event included food and drinks, along with gifts for each child.
A fire in Steelville on Wednesday, December 18 destroyed the home of a family of six. Steelville Fire Protection District Chief Keith Young reported the family was at home when the fire started from the wood furnace, but everyone was able to exit the home safely.
Alexis Cassidy is the 2019 Junior Miss Steelville. She was crowned at the pageant held at the Meramec Music Theatre on Tuesday, December 10. The annual pageant is sponsored by the Steelville Area Chamber of Commerce.
First Runner-Up was Keira Frazier and Second Runner-Up was Regan Bratcher. Alexis also won the Christmas Wear portion of the event. Other contestants were Jada Licklider and Willow Licklider.