Phelps County News

Sheriff offers tips for home security during travel

    With school out of session and families planning summer vacations, Phelps County Sheriff Michael Kirn offered advice on how to protect homes when on vacation last week. He provided several tips for travelers to consider for security while the home is empty.

MRCF awards Coover Regional Recovery Grants

    The Meramec Regional Community Foundation has awarded total grants of $10,000 to five nonprofit agencies for recovery needs related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Autopsy ordered for inmate’s death

    The Phelps County Sheriff’s Department has ordered an autopsy of an inmate who died in the Phelps County Jail. The death is still under investigation, but no foul play is suspected.