Phelps County News

Health department announces second COVID-19 case in Phelps County

The Phelps/Maries County Health Department has been notified of its second confirmed case of COVID-19 in Phelps County. A probable case is also being announced for Phelps County. These cases are connected to a previously announced positive case from Crawford County.

Phelps County selected for COVID-19 testing program set for April 26-27

    Phelps County has been selected by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) as one of eight COVID-19 targeted testing locations to provide surveillance data. The targeted testing effort will include 3,200 (400 per location) tests for both symptomatic and asymptomatic Missouri residents.

Missouri S&T students hold remote band practices

In March, Missouri University of Science and Technology moved all courses online as the majority of students departed campus to continue their studies remotely to help address the COVID-19 pandemic. But that hasn’t stopped the university’s Video Game Music Ensemble from practicing and performing music regularly via video chat programs.

Missouri S&T professor wins prestigious Taylor Research Medal in manufacturing

Dr. Frank Liou, the Michael and Joyce Bytnar Professor and director of manufacturing engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has won the 2020 Frederick W. Taylor Research Medal from SME (formerly the Society of Manufacturing Engineers).