Phelps County News

Missouri S&T plans new degree in environmental science

To meet the growing demand and interest in environmental sustainability, Missouri University of Science and Technology plans to add a new bachelor’s degree in environmental science.

Area health officials warn of dangerous COVID-19 Delta variant

            The Alpha (B.1.1.7) and Delta (B.1.617.2) variants of the coronavirus have been identified in Phelps County, according to the Phelps-Maries County Health Department. Local COVID-19 vaccination opportunities can be found at by searching for vaccine offered, zip code, and search radius.

Childers appointed new Phelps County Circuit Clerk

    Governor Mike Parson has appointed Sonja Childers, of Rolla, to serve as the next Phelps County Circuit Clerk. Childers was one of five statewide elected position vacancies filled on Wednesday, June 16.