Commission reviews insurance needs
During the weeks of November 14 and 21, Phelps County Commissioners:
• Heard from Sheran Ashby, Ashby Covenant Insurance, who presented information regarding health insurance renewals. The increase for renewal of the existing plan is 12 percent, reduced from the original renewal quote of 18 percent. Ashby also spoke on other plan options with higher deductibles. County employees must be notified by December 2 as to what their options are.
S&T professor writes book on assassination controversy
A new book published this fall by a Missouri University of Science and Technology historian commemorates the 50th anniversary of the John F. Kennedy assassination by examining the so-called news-leak controversy—one of the lesser-known mysteries surrounding President Kennedy’s death.
Several charged with drug offenses
The Prosecuting Attorney of Phelps County filed these felony charges against the following people during October and November:
ST. JAMES – The Missouri Department of Transportation will hold a public briefing on Tuesday, November 26, to discuss plans to replace the Route 8 bridge over Dry Fork Creek just south of St. James.
County health insurance reviewed
During the week of November 7, Phelps County commissioners:
• Heard from Anastasia Ratliff and Sheran Ashby, of Ashby Covenant Insurance, who presented information regarding health insurance renewals. Discussion was held regarding the various plans offered and Ashby advised that she has not received final pricing from United Healthcare or Coventry Insurance. She will notify the commission with final pricing when she receives it.