Steelville News

Steelville man faces child porn charges

    EDITOR’S NOTE: This story contains descriptions of videos that were allegedly distributed by the suspect of minors being sexually assaulted.

    Child pornography charges have been filed against a Steelville man for “possession with intent to distribute obscene material” depicting young children.

Steelville drops SRO position

    Steelville no longer has a School Resource Officer, and the position will be reevaluated by the school district.

SHS graduation will be open to all

    Steelville School Board members have decided to fully open graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2021. There will be no restrictions on the number of guests allowed per graduate, unless there is a drastic change in COVID conditions in the community.

Steelville electric users will see cost increase

    The half million dollar overrun in costs for electricity in Steelville in February will be passed on to customers, but at least one alderman hopes to be able to use federal COVID relief funding to help defray that increase.

New playground, ADA updates needed for schools

    A new playground at the downtown campus and ADA accessibility to the high school band room and stage are the two projects Steelville Schools Superintendent Mike Whittaker wants to get underway before he leaves the district at the end of June.