Steelville News

SFPD participates in Junior Fire Academy

The Steelville Fire Protection District sent three junior firefighters and two instructors to train with Class 12 of the Sullivan Junior Fire Academy. The class was a week long, beginning on June 11, and it included 37 students, along with a number of instructors from surrounding agencies.

School lunch prices will increase

Steelville School Board members voted last week to increase school meal prices for students who pay full price for their meals for the 2018-2019 school year. Adults will also pay more. Students who qualify for reduced meal prices will pay the same as last year.

School board considers attendance and activity policies

School board members looked at two potential policies for the Steelville School District at their June meeting. The first is an updated attendance policy, and the second is one that would allow students who are not enrolled full-time in the district to participate in high school extra-curricular activities.

Local woman displeased with latest water bills

Cindy Martin came to the June 18 Steelville City Council meeting to voice her disagreement with the implementation of the new water and sewer rates passed by the council in May. She noted she wasn’t there to complain about the increase, but about when the new rates had been put into effect.