Steelville church makes a difference on mission trip
Several members of Steelville Assembly of God recently returned home from a mission trip to Newark, New Jersey. The trip took place from May 23-31, with 14 teenagers and five adults participating.
New cafe specializes in home cookin'
Taste of Home Cafe is one of the newest destinations for home-cooked food in Steelville. It is located at 501 W. Main Street in the same building that’s formerly been called Big T, Don’s Diner, and Tastee Freez, and is owned and operated by Charla (Sellers) Woods.
Freedom Fest plans taking shape
Freedom Fest 2014 is just a few short weeks away, and the Steelville Area Chamber of Commerce has finalized this year’s lineup. The annual event will take place on Friday, July 4 at the Steelville City Park.
Recent SFPD calls include assisting at three wrecks
The Steelville Fire Protection District responded to the following calls between June 3 and 16:
• June 7—Still alarm transformer fire on Keysville Street.
Summer school went well, made money
Summer school sessions at Steelville schools have come to a close and administrators are expressing their overall satisfaction with the program.
Water rates raised, salaries increased
Steelville has a 2015 Fiscal Year Budget approved, although one alderman voted against it, and another only voted for it because he felt the mayor would break the tie in favor of the proposal. The major contention came from the fact that the document included projected revenue from a rate increase for water and sewer along with a wage increase for all city employees.