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.
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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.
Active cases of COVID-19 continue to remain low as the area begins summer activities. Vaccinations also continue to rise slowly as more people get their first and second doses.
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.
Active cases of COVID-19 continue to drop dramatically, falling to the lowest numbers since the winter spike. The number of vaccinations administered is also climbing as more residents get their vaccinations at clinics across the county.