Phelps County News

Price is named senior companion of the month

                  Carolyn Price was selected as Senior Companion of the Month for the month of September 2022.

$300 million gift from June and Fred Kummer continues to transform Missouri S&T, the Rolla region and Missouri

Two years ago, June Kummer and her late husband, Fred S. Kummer, a 1955 Missouri University of Science and Technology graduate, made a donation that transformed Missouri S&T, the Rolla region and the state of Missouri. Their $300 million donation, received Oct. 9, 2020, and announced Oct. 12, remains the largest single gift ever to any Missouri university, public or private, and the fifth-largest gift to any public institution in the nation, according to data compiled by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Old Iron Works Festival returning this Saturday

            On Saturday, Maramec Spring Park will hosts its annual Old Iron Works Festival, celebrating life like it was like when the iron works were in operation in the 1800s. The event will feature craft demonstrations, displays, food, and live entertainment through the day.

S&T announces new scholarship for Missouri students

Missouri University of Science and Technology is launching the Solving for Tomorrow Scholarship for Missouri students to cover all tuition and fees not covered by other scholarships and grants. The new, need-based scholarship is available for first-time freshmen enrolling at Missouri S&T in the fall of 2023.

American Cancer Society awards transportation grant to Phelps Health

The American Cancer Society recently awarded a $10,000 transportation grant to the Phelps Health Delbert Day Cancer Institute (DDCI) to alleviate the financial burden of transportation costs for patients with cancer.