Steelville News

Steelville Schools see drop in COVID cases, miss days for snow

    COVID-19 cases were at the lowest for the school year, reported Steelville School District Superintendent Mike Whittaker at the February 17 school board meeting. At the time, only one person was in quarantine.

SHS will have a new barn for ag classes

    Construction of a new barn at Steelville High School will offer students who may not have access to the space to house farm animals the opportunity to be involved in doing just that.

Steelville sees subzero temps with snow, leading to power concerns

    Winter hit Steelville hard over the past week, with ice hitting the area last week, then frigid temperatures and snow over the weekend and into Monday. Although the sun was out Tuesday morning, temperatures were at just one degree at 9:30 a.m. and more snow is in the forecast for Wednesday.

Council discusses bridge options

    The 3rd Street bridge in Steelville is a constant thorn in the side for city maintenance. The low-water bridge across Yadkin Creek traps debris each time waters rise due to heavy rainfall and causes gravel to collect around the crossing.