Community gathers for Thanksgiving service
The annual Community Thanksgiving Service was held in Steelville on November 19 at Straightway Baptist Church. The church, located on BB Highway, was filled to capacity with Christians from a variety of denominations, all gathered to worship together under one roof.
Young girls in Steelville have a new pageant opportunity this year. A Miss Steelville Pageant will be held on Friday, December 12 at 8 p.m. at the Meramec Music Theatre.
Steelville City Council Notes for October
October 6 Meeting
• Charlie Ray, of Missouri Engineering, reported on additional costs of $1,800 for the clearing of the area for water and electric lines for Bear Cat Lodge. The council approved moving forward with the project, provided easements were procured first.
Ambulance district working to get old bills paid
The Steelville Ambulance District is currently seeking payment through the court system from a number of people who have refused to make any sort of payment on their bills. Administrator Bill Patt explained that most of the bills are more than a year old and the total owed to the district is $137,433.
Christmas parade is moving to park
The Christmas parade in Steelville this year is getting a makeover. Instead of the traditional event where participants travel down Main Street lined with spectators, the Steelville Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a drive-through “parade” in the Steelville Community Park on Saturday, December 13 from 6 to 8 p.m.