Steelville News

Steelville woman charged with assaulting cop

    The Steelville woman who allegedly drove her car at a police officer, causing him to have to shoot at her to stop her, now stands charged with the class A felony of assault in the first degree and could face 10 years to life in prison if she is found guilty of the crime.

Steelville mother charged with neglect and assault

    A Steelville woman who reportedly let her three-year-old child wander unsupervised stands charged with endangering the welfare of the child in addition to assaulting a person involved in reporting the problem.

Hammonds is Coach of the Year

    Steelville High School Cross Country Coach Matt Hammonds is the Missouri Coach of the Year for his sport. The recognition comes from the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) and the National Federation of High Schools (NFHS).

Harvest Festival is underway

    Steelville’s annual fall festival kicked off on Tuesday and has fun events and activities for all ages planned for the whole week. Harvest Festival 2021 is sponsored by the Steelville Area Chamber of Commerce and this year’s theme is “Star Spangled Salute.”

Steelville considers crime-free housing program

    The city of Steelville is considering the implementation of a program that would aim to reduce crime, especially in residential rental properties in the town. At the city council meeting on September 1, council members heard about a program currently in place in the city of Florissant, Mo., and determined that further discussion was needed with local landlords to create a program that could work best in this community.