Rural Steelville home destroyed by fire
A Steelville family lost their home to fire on Wednesday night, February 12. The house, located on Highway 8 West, near Thurman Lake Road, was a total loss, despite efforts by local firefighters to contain the blaze.
There were no injuries to fire personnel, but the family lost a pet that was inside the home at the time of the fire. Attempts were made to rescue the dog, but it had succumbed to the heat and smoke.
Steelville civic leader Rosella Roberts will speak live on Public Radio KMST Feb. 24-28. Roberts will be on-air at 11 a.m., Feb. 25. Roberts and other guests will be giving updates about their area of expertise and are among many area leaders speaking on KMST (88.5 FM Rolla and 96.3 FM Lebanon) during the station’s Spring Membership Drive, Feb. 22 – March 2.
Home near Berryman destroyed by fire
Steelville fire personnel responded to a second alarm residential fire call on Feigenbaum Road near Berryman on Monday afternoon. The mobile home had “flames showing” at the time of the call, and assistance from other fire departments was quickly requested.
Steelville Middle School Student Council is sponsoring an American Red Cross Blood Drive in the Steelville Middle School gym on Tuesday, February 18 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. To schedule an appointment, please visit redcrossblood.org (Sponsor Code: SteelvilleMS) or call 1-800-RED-CROSS. All donors must present a photo ID. Please come down to your local blood drive on February 18.
Last day of school for Steelville moved to May 8
Students in Steelville have missed 15 total days this winter due to snow, ice, and cold winter weather. Of those, the state of Missouri requires the district to make up 10 days. Students will be in school for almost all of the scheduled days off through the rest of the school year, and will have five days tacked on to the end.