The 4-H clubs of Phelps County held their annual Recognition Ceremony Sunday afternoon, October 21, at the St. James Middle School. This event recognizes 4-H members and volunteers who have done outstanding work during the past year. This year’s event was hosted by Evening Star and Soaring Eagles 4-H Clubs.
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The Rolla Rotary Breakfast Club of Rolla, distributed dictionaries to third grade students in Phelps County on Wednesday, October 10. Third graders at the Lucy Wortham James Elementary School and every other school in Phelps County received a free dictionary with the student’s name personalized in them.
The Beta Omicron Phi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa held their Fall 2018 Induction Ceremony on Saturday, October 6, 2018. This chapter, operating out of East Central College’s Rolla campus, is celebrating its eleventh year of chartering in 2018, while Phi Theta Kappa as an international organization is celebrating its centennial. This semester, ten new members were inducted into the chapter. Pictured (from left) Sarah Rife, PTK’s Missouri Regional President; Audrey Debie, Inductee; Alexis Sherfy, Inductee; Elizabeth Parkison, Inductee; Igho Ekakitie, PTK’s Missouri Regional Vice President; Bishal KC, Inductee; Dwayne Bell, Inductee; and Dr. Jon Bauer, East Central College President.
Relay for Life will be held this Saturday at the St. James Middle School from 2 to 7 p.m. Phelps and Pulaski counties have joined together this year to bring a fun day of events in celebration of those who have survived cancer, are battling cancer, have lost the battle, and the caregivers and family members who help in the fight.
Captain James W. Remillard, commanding officer of Troop I, announces that a commercial motor vehicle special enforcement operation was held in Troop I from October 1-5, 2018. The operation focused on commercial motor vehicles operating in Phelps, Pulaski, and Laclede counties.