Phelps County News

Paramedic program now offering distance learning at ECC-Rolla

    Starting in 2019, East Central College-Rolla will utilize interactive distance technology to better serve students in its paramedic technology program. Students will also have access to on-location lab assistants who will be based on the Rolla campus.

Webster University makes holiday donation

Right in time for Thanksgiving, students, faculty and staff from Webster University’s Rolla Metropolitan Campus recently donated five holiday food baskets that were distributed to families with children attending Wyman Elementary School in Rolla.

Phelps County attorney indicted for multiple counts of sexual assault

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley announced that a Phelps County Grand Jury indicted attorney Brant Shockley with 18 counts involving sexual assaults of four different women. The charged criminal conduct dates back to 2014 and allegedly occurred at the defendant’s home and offices in Phelps County. Shockley was taken into custody last Friday.

Volunteers honored at MRPC dinner in Hermann

    Each year, Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) honors residents of the Meramec Region who give to their communities by volunteering their time, talents and support. This year, 13 awards in the categories of outstanding individuals and outstanding youth volunteers were presented at MRPC’s 2018 Annual Dinner Oct. 25 at the Hermann Hill Wedding and Convention Center, Hermann.