Phelps County News

Summerfest begins on Friday

    The 25th Annual Route 66 Summerfest celebration is May 31 and June 1 in downtown Rolla, Missouri.
    Friday’s festivities, begin at 4 p.m., with a classic car display at the St. James Visitor’s Center before they “cruise in” to Rolla, Missouri. 

Remillard retires from MSHP

    Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces the following retirement:
    Captain James W. Remillard, commanding officer of Troop I, Rolla, is retiring effective June 1, 2019, after more than 29 years of dedicated service.

MRPC, HSOC sponsoring CERT training June 22-23

    Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) and Region I Homeland Security Oversight Committee (HSOC) are sponsoring a free Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training June 22-23 at #4 Industrial Drive, St. James MO, 65559. Seating is limited for the class and priority will be given to individuals or groups within Region I – Crawford, Dent, Laclede, Maries, Phelps and Pulaski counties.

Missouri S&T Students use driving simulator to test roadway design before construction

    Two undergraduate students at Missouri University of Science and Technology used a driving simulator to help a civil engineering firm evaluate a new roadway design for the $18.6 million Route 160 widening project from Springfield to Willard, Missouri.