Phelps County News

St. Pat’s, Teaching and Learning Technologies events canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

Due to concerns related to the potential spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), Missouri University of Science and Technology has canceled all university-sponsored events associated with the annual St. Pat’s Celebration and the university’s Teaching and Learning Technology Conference.
In addition, Phelps Health reported today that a patient is being isolated for COVID-19 testing.

Justice IS Served! event planned

    Hope needs a helping hand to change a child’s life.
    The Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of South Central Missouri will hold the 10th Annual Justice IS Served! event from 7-8:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 9. The location of this very popular event has been moved this year to the Hasselmann Alumni House at 11th and Pine Street.

County candidate filing has begun

    Candidate filing for Phelps County offices opened on Tuesday, February 25 and candidates have already begun to sign up for offices. Those interested in filing for the August 4 Primary election will have until March 31 to do so.

Local youth compete at State 4-H Horse Judging Contest

    Phelps County 4-H members Alexis Mullins and Reagan Witt of Country Kids 4-H and Kate Strackeljahn of Royal 4-H, competed at the University of Missouri Extension 4-H Horse Judging Contest, February 22, 2020. Macy Terrill, junior leader of Royal 4-H Club was their coach. The contest was held at the National Equestrian Center in partnership with the Missouri Quarter Horse Association and the Missouri Quarter Horse Youth Association.