Phelps County News

Final Missouri S&T lecture in Missouri Bicentennial focuses on state’s most famous military leaders

Missouri’s most famous military leaders – three generals who played prominent roles in the 20th century’s two world wars – are the subjects of the final talk of a Missouri Bicentennial Alliance Lecture Series presented by Missouri University of Science and Technology.

Event being held on the Society of the Honor Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Solider Guard

    Noah Coleman Chapter, National Society NSDAR and Ozark Patriots Sons of the American Revolution invite you to a co-hosted event December 4, 2021 from 1-4 p.m. at the Missouri University of Science and Technology, G-31 of Emerson Hall, 301 West 16th Street in Rolla.

Vienna special waste collection diverts six tons of recyclable material from landfill

    Meramec Regional Planning Commission, with funding from the Ozark Rivers Solid Waste Management District (ORSWMD), gathered 6 tons of electronics and appliances at the Oct. 2 collection, held in Vienna. 51 vehicles from within the Ozark Rivers seven-county region – Crawford, Dent, Gasconade, Maries, Phelps, Pulaski and Washington – dropped off items at the collection. MRPC partnered with Maries County and the Maries County Sheriff’s Department. South Central Stockyards provided the drop-off location for the collection.

S&T helps local teachers integrate hands-on science into classrooms

Local high school teachers and 4-H leaders may see the area’s streams, lakes, caves and springs differently after undergoing training with geoscientists at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

MRPC receives national award for opioid initiatives

    Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) received a 2021 Aliceann Wohlbruck Impact Award from the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) for the Meramec Region Rural Opioid Initiatives.