Tacony Manufacturing, located in St. James, Missouri, is the manufacturing facility for Simplicity and Riccar vacuum cleaners. The factory opened in 1997 when Tacony Corporation moved production from Taiwan to the United States creating jobs in Missouri.
Phelps County News
Enrollment for the first day of spring 2019 classes at Missouri University of Science and Technology was 7,706. Deanne Jackson, Missouri S&T registrar, says the 2019 spring enrollment figure is 2.3 percent less than spring enrollment in 2018.
The Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) and Phelps County Public Housing Agency (PHA) Family Self-Sufficiency program will host a free Building Strong Families class on Feb. 14.
The Doe Run Company (Doe Run) has donated more than $45,000 to Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) to upgrade the university’s Mining Ventilation Laboratory.
With the growing popularity of farmers markets and the expanding numbers of vendors at the Rolla Downtown Farmers Market, the demand for locally-grown produce and food products has led to an increasing awareness for food safety procedures and requirements.