The purple lilac bushes and purple iris were growing in front of the house on May 3, 1918 when Tressie was born. And, on Saturday, May 6, 2018, while the lilacs bloomed and the iris began to open, her family and friends gathered amongst the flowers for a surprise birthday to celebrate her first 100 years on this earth.
Steelville Middle School students will hold a barbecue plate fundraiser to help pay for the middle school backpack program on Friday, May 25. This program provides easy-to-prepare meals and ready-to-eat snacks for the weekend for about 30 kids each week. The meal will be offered during the lunch hour, from 11 a.m. to
The Steelville Area Chamber of Commerce will host a progressive dinner on Tuesday, June 12. The event is titled, “Summer Soiree: Escape to an evening of history, vineyards, and literature,” and everyone is invited to attend.
Have you ever considered what beauty an artist might see in our part of the country? Do you love local art and the artists that create it? Then this event is one you don't want to miss! The 6th Annual Steelville Plein Air event will be held from June 4 to 9 and will bring artists to the area to create beautiful paintings.
All are invited to participate in a Trail of Tears National Historic Trail “Certification” ceremony of the Henry E. Davis Homestead that will take place at the Steelville Community Park & Recreation Area on Saturday, June 2 at 9 a.m. This event will recognize the Davis family’s participation in the Cherokee removal epic in 1837-39. Ten thousand Cherokee citizens walked passed the Davis homestead on the “Northern Route” during the government enforced removal from their tribal homes in the Southeastern United States.