Phelps County News

Missouri S&T student teams to compete in regional entrepreneur competition finals

Two teams of students from Missouri University of Science and Technology will compete in the final rounds of the Regnier Venture Creation Challenge 2020, a University of Missouri-Kansas City business plan and pitch competition open to university students in Missouri, Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska.

Health department announces second COVID-19 case in Phelps County

The Phelps/Maries County Health Department has been notified of its second confirmed case of COVID-19 in Phelps County. A probable case is also being announced for Phelps County. These cases are connected to a previously announced positive case from Crawford County.

Phelps County selected for COVID-19 testing program set for April 26-27

    Phelps County has been selected by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) as one of eight COVID-19 targeted testing locations to provide surveillance data. The targeted testing effort will include 3,200 (400 per location) tests for both symptomatic and asymptomatic Missouri residents.

Missouri S&T students hold remote band practices

In March, Missouri University of Science and Technology moved all courses online as the majority of students departed campus to continue their studies remotely to help address the COVID-19 pandemic. But that hasn’t stopped the university’s Video Game Music Ensemble from practicing and performing music regularly via video chat programs.