The University of Missouri System announced that seven members of the Missouri University of Science and Technology faculty earned President’s Awards, the highest honor bestowed by the system, for excellence in the areas of teaching, research, service and economic development. In all, 20 awards will be presented this year.
Phelps County News
The number of COVID-19 cases continue to rise after a recent outbreak in St. James. More than 40 cases in Phelps, Maries, Dent, Franklin, and Pulaski counties have been epidemiologically linked to Great Circle.
The offices of Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) and the Phelps County PHA are now open. The Phelps County PHA is seeing clients by appointment only. Appointments can be made by calling 573-265-4200. Drop-in visits are discouraged.
The Missouri Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) has started a safety circuit rider program to help local governments improve safety on local roads.
Meramec Regional Planning Commission, with funding from the Ozark Rivers Solid Waste Management District (ORSWMD) and volunteer support from Brewer Science and the city of Rolla, gathered 29.91 tons of residential scrap electronics, appliances and tires at the 15th annual special collection held June 13 at Brewer Science in Rolla.