Phelps County News
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.
Fuel bids being reviewed
During the week of October 30, Phelps County commissioners:
• Received a request from Lou Moss that Road 5090 be put on the list for chip and seal work 2015 to repair the patching that was installed this year.
Grow elected clerk
Phelps County Republicans won two of three contested races in Tuesday’s general election, riding a wave of pro-Republican sentiment that swept much of the nation. The GOP also maintained its hold at the state representative position that covers eastern Phelps and most of Crawford counties, the 120th district.
Phelps County voters will head to the poles next Tuesday for the November election. Several local races will be determined and there are several constitutional amendments and statewide races on the ballot.
Incumbent Democrat faces opposition for Division 2 judgeship
Incumbent Phelps County Division 2 Associate Circuit Judge Ken Clayton, a Democrat, is being challenged by Republican Mark Calvert in Tuesday’s election. Each was contacted by the Saint James Press to discuss their candidacy. Their responses follow.