Phelps County News

MRPC celebrates 50 years of success in the Meramec Region

    Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) recently celebrated its 50th anniversary on Jan. 23 with a celebration and open house. The celebration was marked with presentations from past board members, executive directors and others throughout the communities in the Meramec Region. Over 80 people attended.

Missouri S&T Mars Rover to be revealed on March 9

    The Missouri University of Science and Technology Mars Rover Design Team will aim to retake the title of world champion in 2019 and will begin by unveiling Valkyrie, this year’s student-built rover, at a ceremony scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 9, in the Havener Center atrium on the S&T campus.

St. Louis entrepreneur, Square co-founder Jim McKelvey, to visit S&T for ‘rapid fire’ discussion

    St. Louis entrepreneur and philanthropist Jim McKelvey, co-founder of the mobile payment platform Square, is coming to Missouri University of Science and Technology next month to lead what he calls a “rapid fire” discussion about technology, startups, glassblowing and other topics.