Phelps County News
Phelps County’s Carol Bennett receives MRPC public service award
Phelps County Clerk Carol Bennett was honored for her dedication and commitment to public service during Meramec Regional Planning Commission’s (MRPC) 2014 Annual Dinner on Nov. 13 at Camp Mihaska Conference and Resort Center near Bourbon. The organization also honored 10 additional volunteers, youth, service organizations and local leaders for their contributions to their communities during the event.
Captain James W. Remillard, commanding officer of Troop I, would like to invite the public to help the troopers and employees of Troop I raise money for Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) athletes, by participating in a “Tip-A-Cop” event on Thursday, November 20, 2014.
The Phelps County Sheriff’s Department is investigating various scams in the area and this is a warning to be vigilant when receiving telephone calls from unknown people. The Phelps County Sheriff’s Department has recently received reports from citizens of the following scams:
County employees will get off day after Thanksgiving
During the week of November 6, Phelps County commissioners:
• Received a request from Randy Elledge, a resident of Road 7240, to be allowed to make installment payments to chip and seal a portion of the road and to be allowed to lock in the 2014 chip and seal rate. Commissioner Gary Hicks will contact Elledge to further discuss the matter.
Man held on $1 million bond in sodomy case
Phelps County authorities have arrested a Rolla man on charges that he molested a child over the course of a decade.