Phelps County News

Public input needed for Route 63 in Osage, Maries and Phelps counties

                  The Missouri Department of Transportation is seeking public comments as part of a U.S. Route 63 Environmental Study Re-evaluation over the corridor from just south of the Route 50 interchange in Osage County to just north of Rolla in Phelps County.

Clayton wins only local race in Phelps County primary election

Incumbent Associate Circuit Judge Kenneth G. Clayton retained his position in the only local race for Phelps County voters, defeating challenger Andrew Russek. Only 6,878 registered voters out of 29,125 voted in the August primary election, with 23.62 percent of voters participating.

Missouri S&T offers summer research for students from HBCUs

Twenty students from historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) participated in a summer program at Missouri University of Science and Technology that is designed to encourage engineering students from underrepresented groups to pursue graduate studies.

State Historical Society hosting event in Rolla

The State Historical Society of Missouri is hosting a free digitization event in Rolla on Saturday, Aug. 6, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on African American life in the Ozark region.