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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.

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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.

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Weather forecast blamed for poor Maramec opening-VIDEO

    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.

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Local youth meets state officials at 4-H Legislative Academy

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.