Phelps County News

Dr. Amber Henslee is Missouri S&T’s 2020 Woman of the Year

Missouri University of Science and Technology honored Dr. Amber Henslee, associate professor of psychological science, as the 2020 Woman of the Year on Wednesday, Nov. 4, during a virtual ceremony.

Phelps County now offering expense reimbursement grants to businesses

    The Phelps County Commission has now opened its CARES funding to businesses within the county. Phelps County received $5,229,302 in federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic (CARES) Act for reimbursable COVID-19 expenses that they have incurred, beginning March 1, 2020.

MRPC still accepting regional wastewater survey responses for its feasibility study

    The Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) is seeking survey responses from all Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) wastewater permit holders in the Meramec Region. MRPC is currently conducting a feasibility study of wastewater treatment operations in the region through a grant awarded by MDNR.

Rolla Bureau of Mines named a Place in Peril by Missouri Preservation

    The Rolla Bureau of Mines was named one of 11 Places in Peril by the Missouri Alliance for Historic Preservation (Missouri Preservation). The 2020 list was announced via a virtual event held on October 29.