Missouri S&T temporarily suspends standardized testing requirements for incoming fall 2021 undergraduate students

Incoming first-year students who apply to Missouri University of Science and Technology for the fall 2021 semester now have the choice of whether to submit their standardized test scores to the university.

Crawford Electric members to decide four-way director race by all absentee voting

    Crawford Electric Cooperative is encouraging its consumer-members to vote in the upcoming election of candidates to serve on the co-op’s board of directors. All voting will be via absentee methods, and there are a number of incentives to encourage voter participation.

Cuba woman faces burglary, assault charges

    Burglary and assault charges have been filed against a Cuba woman after she allegedly entered a residence without permission and got into a fight with a person inside.

Steelville man faces drug charges

    A Steelville man has been charged for drug possession following his arrest on a felony warrant on July 13. Nathanael Koshiway Pendleton, 36, of Steelville, stands charged with the class D felony of possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) as a result of the incident.

City seeking solution for pop up businesses

    The city of St. James is working on how to address businesses that are popping up and selling items inside the city without a permit. While some sales, such as at the Farmers Market, are allowed, others are operating illegally and city administration is looking at how to move forward.

Commission approves six CARES Act requests

    The Phelps County Commission on Thursday approved six agencies to receive a portion of the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, & Economic Security) Act funding the county received earlier this year. Funding will be used to help with COVID-19 recovery and preparedness purposes to help with the costs associated with the pandemic.