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.
SMS students honor local veterans with special program - PHOTO GALLERY
Middle school students in Steelville honored local veterans with a special program on Friday, November 13. The event began with lunch, followed by the program, called, “On the Radio: An Entertaining Salute to our Veterans.”
Steelville home destroyed in early morning blaze
A house on Hickory Street in Steelville was destroyed by fire during the early morning hours of Saturday, November 15. The Steelville Fire Protection District was paged at around 1 a.m. to the first alarm residential call, but was unable to prevent the fire from spreading throughout the structure, causing a total loss.
Steelville schools get good audit report
“The district came out real well this year,” auditor Joe Leathers told the Steelville School Board at a special meeting held on Monday, November 10 to review the recently completed audit for the fiscal year that ended June 30. “I feel that the district is doing good,” he added. “Everything seems to be going in the right direction.”
Firefighters battle brush fires - PHOTO GALLERY
Firefighters from all over the region responded to assist the Steelville Fire Protection District on Monday. The SFPD was called out five times, with two of the pages involving brush fires that threatened area residences.