Phelps County News

Two new troopers assigned to Troop I

    Captain James W. Remillard, commanding officer of Troop I, Rolla, is pleased to announce the assignment of two new troopers to Troop I. The new troopers were members of the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s 106th Recruit Class that graduated from the Patrol Academy on December 21, 2018.

Phelps County Public Housing Authority’s annual plan open for comment

    The Phelps County Public Housing Agency (PHA) will host a public hearing to accept comments on the PHA’s Annual Plan at 10 a.m., March 7 at MRPC, 4 Industrial Drive, St. James. The Phelps County PHA provides HUD Section 8 rental assistance to persons in the counties of Crawford, Dent, Gasconade, Maries, Phelps (outside the city of Rolla) and Washington.

CASA volunteers make huge differences for foster kids

There are few times in our lives when we, as individuals, can actually make significant differences in the lives of children. Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of South Central Missouri volunteers are making huge differences in the lives of children in foster care. Children with a CASA volunteer are said to be 95% more successful in life.