Steelville News

Dyer pleads guilty to murder, sentenced to 30 years in prison

    Beau Dyer, the 20-year-old Steelville woman who was accused of killing the father of her young child in June, has pleaded guilty to the murder and sentenced to 30 years in prison.

Aldermen propose contract labor for projects

    The two city of Steelville aldermen who sit on the budget committee have proposed hiring outside labor to complete a list of projects for the municipality. The public works supervisor, however, felt his crew could accomplish the work and save money for the city as a result.

STE makes Book Buddy donation

Kent Sherrow, Marketing Director at Steelville Telephone, shows off the September Book Buddy Books recently donated to the Steelville Elementary School library as part of Three Rivers Publishing’s Newspapers In Education program.

School board discusses change to Cum Laude system

    Steelville School Board members discussed more about a proposal to change from class rankings at the high school level (including the designation of valedictorian and salutatorian) to the Cum Laude system at their October 20 meeting. No action was taken, pending additions to the plan for more recognition for students who achieve academic success.