Phelps County News

S&T invites public to Smithsonian-sponsored exhibit on infectious disease outbreaks

     University of Science and Technology’s biological sciences department will host a public exhibit, “Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World,” until Sunday, March 17, in The Centre recreational complex, located at 1200 Holloway St. in Rolla. The exhibit will be available for viewing during The Centre’s regular hours of operation.

Piece and Plenty Quilt Guild reveal chance quilt for the 2019 Quilt Show

    Several members of the Piece and Plenty Quilt Guild worked together to create this year’s chance quilt.  The quilt was revealed in February to the Quilt Guild Committees; unanimously naming the quilt, Stars in the Garden; a fitting name, for sure.

Contractors are needed for Belle demolition project

    The city of Belle has been awarded a grant to remove seven dilapidated homes. Contractors interested in bidding on the demolition work should contact Gary O’Day or Chuck Cantrell with Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC). MRPC is assisting Belle with this project.

High school students to visit S&T for robotic competition

    Hundreds of tech-savvy high school students from throughout Missouri and its surrounding states will put their robotic creations to the test on Saturday, March 9, during the FIRST Tech Challenge, a regional robotics championship for high school students hosted by Missouri S&T.