Steelville News

Ribbon cutting held for Judy May's Artisan Market

Ribbon-cutting ceremonies with the Steelville Area Chamber of Commerce were held recently for Judy May’s Artisan Market.

Steelville library closed for remodeling

            The Steelville library has a long history of providing books and other resources to local patrons. From its humble beginnings in a room at the Steelville High School in 1934 to the present day, the library has been a source of pride for the community and those in charge of its operations have worked to provide a quality facility to house the collections.

Four-day school week still under discussion

            While a number of parents and school board members are expressing concerns about moving to a four-day school week in Steelville, staff are overwhelmingly in support of the option. The potential schedule change was discussed further at the school board meeting held on November 17 where there was a good-sized crowd in attendance and it will be talked about again at a public meeting scheduled for December 5.

Funds distributed to community from sale of Gibbs Care Center

            After almost six years, the arduous task of properly shutting down Gibbs Care Center is over. The IRS, attorney general, and secretary of state are all satisfied with the closure and liquidation plans. The original corporation ceased on March 25 of this year. The supporting Volenetz Foundation will cease when the final payments are made to the attorney and accountant.

NHS provides Christmas gifts

Operation Christmas Child is a global organization that provides gifts to children in need in countries around the world. National Honor Society at Steelville High School has been collecting donated items over the past eight weeks to fill the boxes.