Phelps County News
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.