Steelville News

Steelville man charged with sodomy

 EDITOR’S NOTE: This story contains crime details that some people may find disturbing.
    Sodomy charges have been filed against a Steelville man following a joint investigation between detectives with the Crawford County Sheriff's Department and the Phelps County Sheriff's Department.

School playground work moves forward

    Work is progressing on school playgrounds at the downtown campus of the Steelville School District. Superintendent Christina Hess reported on the work at the school board meeting held September 23.

School board not ready for student drug testing

    Steelville Schools will probably not implement drug testing for students or staff anytime soon. Citing too many questions and inconsistencies that could be involved in such a program, the board’s consensus was to reevaluate drug prevention education instead at this time.

Council approves electric system upgrade, hears about event plans

    Steelville City Council members discussed flags, a benefit ride, and replacement of three main switches for the city’s electrical system at their September 20 meeting.