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Local voters heading to polls on Tuesday

    The August 5 primary will see several races for county and state offices, a proposed tax to fund the library and a proposed sales tax to fund Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) projects for the next 10 years.

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Amendment 7 could bring $3.87 million to Phelps County

    In addition to many Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) projects in the Meramec Region, including four in Phelps County, Constitutional Amendment 7 would also provide an estimated $27 million distributed to cities and $27 million distributed to counties throughout the state over a 10-year time frame to assist with transportation funding at the local level, if the measure passes by Missouri voters.

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Several amendments on Tuesday’s ballot

    Phelps County voters will have five different proposed amendments to the Missouri Constitution to consider when they head to the polls to cast their ballots next Tuesday. Three Rivers Publishing offers voters this brief overview of each amendment proposal and any arguments for or against.

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County Extension will host 'Money Matters' series

Celebrate 100 years of Extension with free lunch and learn Money Matters Series.  Each of the four workshops will feature different ways to help consumers handle their money more effectively, protect themselves as consumers, and increase their financial knowledge.

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New county prosecutor to be determined on Aug. 5

    The next Phelps County Prosecuting Attorney will be elected in next Tuesday’s primary. Republicans Brendon Fox and Brant Shockley are seeking the office and the winner of the August 5 primary will be unopposed in November. Incumbent John Beger is not seeking reelection.

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Two Republicans seeking county clerk nominaton

    Two Republican candidates, Rosalind Breske and Pamela Grow, will meet in Tuesday’s primary for their party’s nomination for Phelps County Clerk. The winner will face Democrat Paul Long in November. Incumbent Carol Bennett is not seeking another term.

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