The 2021 Rolla Walk to End Alzheimer’s is holding a Summer Santa Festival this Saturday, July 10, on the corner of Sixth and Rolla streets. Funds raised through the event will aid finding a cure for Alzheimer’s.
Phelps County News
The Phelps-Maries County Health Department reported last week the number of active COVID-19 cases have steadily increased in recent weeks. Both Alpha and Delta variants have also been in the area and the department advises caution as summer brings more people together.
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.
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 www.vaccines.gov by searching for vaccine offered, zip code, and search radius.
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.