Man charged in Rolla murder
Phelps County authorities have arrested a Rolla man on first-degree murder charges following a domestic disturbance that turned deadline on Thursday.
S&T using former Powell home
The office of student diversity, outreach and women’s programs (SDOWP) at Missouri University of Science and Technology will soon have a new home in the former home of the late John D. Powell, a prominent Rolla business leader.
Trout fisherman filled Maramec Spring Park last Saturday for the opening of trout season. While poor weather predictions caused attendance to be lower than expected, a good crowd did attend the opening day.
Commission holds courthouse meeting
During the week of February 27, Phelps County commissioners:
• Held a monthly courthouse meeting. Topics of discussion included sales tax receipts, self-funding for health insurance, an update on Your Community Health Center, County Government Week outreach meetings, and the status of the mass notification system.
Youth representing the Missouri 4-H program gathered at the State Capitol in Jefferson City on February 17-19 to share 4-H stories and experiences with legislators, commodity groups, and state agency leaders. The tenth annual 4-H Legislative Academy brought youth delegates from all over Missouri to “learn by doing” at the heart of state government.
Commissioners award several bids
During the weeks of February 11 and February 20, Phelps County commissioners:
• Received bids on various types of rock from three bidders. Bids were taken under advisement pending review.