Steelville News

Masons celebrating 175th anniversary

    Steelville’s Lebanon Lodge will hold a community-wide open house on Sunday, October 10, to commemorate 175 years of freemasonry in the town. This organization is well-known for its charitable contributions to the local area.

Steelville man charged with sodomy

 EDITOR’S NOTE: This story contains crime details that some people may find disturbing.
    Sodomy charges have been filed against a Steelville man following a joint investigation between detectives with the Crawford County Sheriff's Department and the Phelps County Sheriff's Department.

School playground work moves forward

    Work is progressing on school playgrounds at the downtown campus of the Steelville School District. Superintendent Christina Hess reported on the work at the school board meeting held September 23.

School board not ready for student drug testing

    Steelville Schools will probably not implement drug testing for students or staff anytime soon. Citing too many questions and inconsistencies that could be involved in such a program, the board’s consensus was to reevaluate drug prevention education instead at this time.