Floods in Steelville are an ongoing issue, but a proposed flood plain map that could drastically change flood zones in the town could create more problems for property owners. The maps currently being formulated were discussed at the most recent city council meeting held on February 3, with concerns about the changes addressed. The potential updates could affect a number of local businesses and property owners who could be required to pay increased costs for flood insurance, and would create further development problems for the city.
Winter weather caused the postponement of Steelville High School’s Homecoming, originally scheduled for Friday, January 17. The new date is Friday, February 7, and the boys basketball teams will play Bourbon, with games beginning at 5:30 p.m., and coronation of the king and queen will take place between the JV and varsity games.
Troy C. Kennedy, 28, of Steelville, was killed in a single-car accident on Friday, January 31, in St. Louis County.
According to the online traffic crash report with the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 6:51 p.m. while Kennedy was traveling eastbound on Interstate 44, west of Highway 141.
An Iberia man has been charged with burglary and assault in Crawford County after allegedly entering a Steelville area home without permission and attacking a resident.
Winter weather has caused several school cancellations in Steelville over the past couple of weeks. As a result, the school calendar has changed to reflect the necessary additions to dates that school will be in session.