Phelps County News

Missouri S&T to host virtual summer camps, need-based scholarships available

Missouri University of Science and Technology will host eight summer camps in virtual settings for 2021, due to continuing COVID-19 safety precautions.
The summer camps will be held June through August and will include a combination of online interaction with hands-on activities the campers will do from their homes. At this time, no in-person, on-campus summer camps are scheduled.  

Sheriff warns of scams in the area

    Phelps County Sheriff Michael Kirn warned of scams in the area on Monday, releasing an account of several scams being experienced on the county’s Facebook page. He asked residents to be “vigilant” as many of these target the most vulnerable in the community.

Public comment being accepted on the Phelps County Hazard Mitigation Plan until March 26

    Public comment is being accepted until March 26, 2021, on the Phelps County Hazard Mitigation Plan. The plan update is available for review on Meramec Regional Planning Commission’s website,