Phelps County News

Natural Resources classes and network opportunities aimed at women in Phelps County

Studies show that women landowners that are the primary decision maker has doubled from 2006 to 2013, says University of Missouri Extension natural resources field specialist, Sarah Havens.  “These women make decisions for over 44 million acres of family forestland nationwide,” Havens says.

Public invited to participate in community events during Engagement Week at S&T

    Community members are invited to join in the celebration of the University of Missouri System’s inaugural Engagement Week October 21-25. Missouri University of Science and Technology will host three live-stream presentations during the week that focus on the university’s commitment to local outreach.

Sleep in Heavenly Peace members build bunkbeds for children without beds

    Saturday, October 5, members of the local chapter of Sleep in Heavenly Peace gathered to complete their “team build.” Chapter President, Arti Dautenhahn explained, “the team build is for the core members of the team to get together and make a smaller number of bunkbeds to learn all of the processes and make sure all of the equipment works properly.”  

Old Iron Works Days brings thousands to park - PHOTO GALLERY

Old Iron Works Days returned to Maramec Spring Park over the weekend, drawing a huge turnout to the park. This was the 41st annual event held and thousands came out to celebrate the way of life in the mid-1880s.