Phelps County News
Pavement work rescheduled on Interstate 44 in Phelps County
Contractors working for the Missouri Department of Transportation will replace the pavement along the eastbound lanes of I-44 between Route 63 and Vichy Road in Rolla. The work will begin at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 22. The project was delayed by one week due to cold temperatures forecast during the nighttime hours.
Treasurer gives monthly report
During the week of March 6, Phelps County commissioners:
• Heard from Treasurer Carol Green, who informed the commission that CART Funds received in March were down 0.86 percent, motor vehicle sales tax funds were up 13.53 percent, and motor vehicle fees were up 28.42 percent over the same period in 2013.
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.