Republican candidates swept the ballot in Phelps County during the 2020 general election on Tuesday. Republicans Joey Auxier and Gary Hicks won seats in the District #1 and District #2 County Commissioner races, the only contested local races on the ballot. Voter turnout was high at 66.40 percent.
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Missouri University of Science and Technology was nominated and selected as a 2020 recipient of the Trailblazer Award from Rave Mobile Safety for its work to implement new safety and security ideas on campus.
With a gift of $250,000, Missouri University of Science and Technology history alumnus Cordell Smith has established the university’s first endowment to fund the research efforts of S&T history and political science faculty. The Lawrence O. Christensen Endowed Faculty Fellowship honors late Missouri historian and S&T professor Dr. Lawrence Christensen.
Incoming first-year students and transfer students who apply for admission to Missouri University of Science and Technology for the fall 2021 semester may now do so without paying an application fee if they apply by Dec. 1.
Twenty-one people living in nursing home facilities have died from COVID-19, according to Monday’s updated provided by the Phelps/Maries County Health Department.