Phelps County News

Utter named Senior Companion of the Month

    Darlene Utter was named Senior Companion of the Month for September 2021.
    She has been a Senior Companion since 2008 helping her peers maintain independence.

Missouri S&T honors distinguished alumni, faculty during Homecoming 2021

Seven people affiliated with Missouri University of Science and Technology will be honored for overall excellence and for service to their professions, communities and the world at large during the Miner Alumni Association’s Homecoming celebration this month. Honorees from 2020 will also be recognized during the association’s Legends Luncheon on Friday, Oct. 8, at Hasselmann Alumni House.

Missouri S&T students nominated for Homecoming royalty

Sixteen students at Missouri University of Science and Technology will compete for the titles of 2021 Homecoming King and Homecoming Queen.
Missouri S&T’s student union board will choose the winners through voting after conducting interviews the week prior to Homecoming, which will be held Oct. 8-9.

S&T attains record enrollment for underrepresented minorities

    The official fall 2021 enrollment at Missouri University of Science and Technology, recorded at the end of the semester’s fourth week, includes a record percentage of underrepresented minorities. Underrepresented minority students make up 12.3% of the first-year-student enrollment, which is an all-time high.

County sees summer spike of COVID-19 decline

    After a summer spike of active COVID-19 cases, the Phelps-Maries County Health Department reported Monday the surge has greatly declined. Phelps County has held steady over 100 active cases throughout September, but dipped below that line for the first time since the spike.