Phelps County News

New MRI system brings artificial intelligence to Phelps Health

    A larger opening. A shorter scan time. Less noise. Better image quality. These are some of the features of a new MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) system now available to patients at Phelps Health.

Contract is awarded to resurface roadway in Dent, Phelps counties

    The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission has approved a contract to resurface Route 72 in Dent and Phelps counties.

Area woman searching for kidney donor

    Holly Jernigan and her parents, Floyd and Barbara Jernigan, of Rolla, are searching for a living kidney donor. Holly was born with only one kidney due to having Williams Syndrome, a genetic condition that brings with it a host of medical issues.

Renewable energy meeting planned for October 17 in Rolla

    The Rolla Chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby is sponsoring Powering Missouri’s Future: Wind–Solar–Efficiency at 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 17 at the Phelps County Courthouse. James Owen, executive director of Renew Missouri, will speak about how this statewide nonprofit is advancing renewable energy and energy efficiency and working toward the idea that all Missourians should have access to affordable and clean energy.