Last updateWed, 22 Oct 2014 2pm


Vote-counting machines to be tested

    To comply with Section 115.233 RSMo., there will be a public testing of the optical scan voting equipment on Friday, October 24,at 9 a.m. in the Mulit-Purpose Room, Phelps County Courthouse, 200 N. Main St., Rolla.

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Gov. Nixon appoints David Steelman to the University of Missouri Board of Curators

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon has appointed David Steelman, of Rolla, to serve on the University of Missouri Board of Curators, which oversees the operation of the four-campus University of Missouri System.

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County employees seek commitee formation

    During the week of September 18, Phelps County Commissioners:
    • Appointed Larry Stratman as acting presiding commissioner for the week in the absence of Presiding Commissioner Randy Verkamp.

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Absentee ballots available for November election

    Phelps County Clerk Carol Bennett has announced that absentee ballots for the November 4 General Election are now available at her office.

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Troop I to host Corporal Michael E. Webster Memorial Blood Drive

Captain James W. Remillard, commanding officer of Troop I, would like to invite the public to take part in the “Red Cross, Troop I Michael E. Webster Memorial Blood Drive” on Friday, October 3, 2014. The blood drive will be held at the Troop I Headquarters located at 1301 Nagogami Road West, Rolla, Missouri. The drive will begin at noon and conclude at 4 pm. All presenting donors are reminded to please have a photo ID present. Those who participate will also receive a complimentary gift bag.


Sales tax revenue declines in September

    During the week of September 11, Phelps County commissioners:
    • Approved a contract for the Maternal Child Health Services for the Health Department.
    • Heard from Treasurer Carol Green, who reported that sales tax funds received in September 2014 were down 4.36 percent under September 2013. Year-to-date receipts are up 5.70 percent over the same period in 2013.

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