Phelps County News

Citizens’ Climate speaker talks about electric vehicles

           The burning of fossil-fuels over the last 100-plus years has put more and more greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. For the planet it’s like piling on more and more blankets that trap heat—more heat than can escape our atmosphere.

Rolla Post Office holds successful food drive for The Rolla Mission

                  On Saturday, May 14, the 30th Annual National Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive was held in Rolla. After two long years of being put on hold due to the pandemic, the Rolla Post Office held the most successful event yet to benefit The Rolla Mission meals program.

S&T opens registration for summer day camps focused on invention, subsurface engineering

                 Missouri University of Science and Technology has officially opened registration for two additional summer day camps. Camp Invention is for students entering grades 2-6; Subsurface Engineering Day Camp is open to students entering grades 8-12.

S&T faculty pilot new intervention program for struggling students 

The sudden culture shock that comes with transitioning from high school studies to college is a challenge that many students face. To help students in introductory courses better succeed, Missouri University of Science and Technology’s English and technical communication department implemented a new early intervention pilot program for students struggling with coursework.

A shot of hope: Newburg man finds relief with allergy shots

Jimmie Smith, a 70-year-old Newburg, Missouri, resident has suffered from allergies for most of his adult life.