Dixon resident Jerry Plunkett is an inventor, businessman and historian. At the age of 92, he has achieved much in his life, and now he can add one more accomplishment.
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Ada Jane Louise Born was the first baby born at Phelps Health in Rolla in 2021, arriving at 6:13 PM Friday, January 1, 2021. She weighed 7 pounds, 10.9 ounces and was 20 inches long.
Phelps Health has received the first round of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine and has begun rolling it out to frontline workers. The first doses have already started to be administered, with a plan to provide vaccines for all employees who work with patients over the next week.
The Phelps-Maries County Health Department reported Monday that active cases remained steady over the past week. The focus is shifting to vaccinating frontline workers as the COVID-19 vaccine has arrived in the area.
Dr. Mary Reidmeyer, teaching professor emeritus of materials science and engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been selected as a fellow of the American Ceramic Society (ACerS) in recognition of her contributions to the ceramic sciences.