Your Community Health Center has named Stuart H. Gipson the organization’s next Chief Executive Officer. Gipson, a current resident of Springfield, Missouri, will take the helm at YCHC at the end of February, and says he is ready to continue the organization’s mission.
Phelps County News
Voters wanting to participate in the Presidential Primary on Tuesday, March 10, have until Wednesday, February 12 to register to vote in that election.
A trial date has been set for a former Rolla-based lawyer facing 22 counts of sexual assault. A Phelps County judge has set a March 1 jury trial for Brant Shockley, 33, of St. James.
Missouri University of Science and Technology will celebrate the 150th anniversary of its founding with a morning event Tuesday, Feb. 25, at the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri.
The Extension Council of Phelps County invites everyone to the February 20th, ‘Council to Community Banquet’ featuring sociolinguist, Matt Gordon. Missouri speech patterns have changed over generations due in part to vowel shift, when one vowel is pronounced with the same sound as another vowel. An example is ‘Sorry’ pronounced with an ahh vowel sound instead of an orr sound, ‘SAH-RY’ instead of ‘SORE-Y’. Vowel shifts are found all through Missouri, as University of Missouri Professor Matt Gordon has found in his research.