Phelps County News

Taking a Stand Against Child Abuse

Phelps County Bank (PCB) sponsored the annual Take a Stand Against Child Abuse program on Friday, July 13. Lemonade stands were set up throughout Phelps County as volunteers sold refreshments to raise money for the abuse awareness fund. Pictured are (from left) Linda Kozloski, Quinton Kozloski, and Matt Lewis.

Phelps County 4-H member attends 4-H Public Speaking Academy at CMU

    Missouri 4-H members from throughout the state participated in the 4-H Public Speaking Academy, June 20-21.  Twenty-one young people gathered at Central Methodist University, Fayette, Mo. with the goal of developing public speaking skills. Membership in 4-H is not required to attend the academy.

Rolla man sentenced to 80 years in prison for statutory sodomy

    On Monday, Judge John D. Beger sentenced Cregg Snyder, 50, of Rolla, to 80 years in prison for sex crimes against children, according to the Phelps County Prosecutor’s Office. Snyder was found guilty of four counts of first degree statutory sodomy on May 15, following a two-day trial.