Phelps County News

Huerta honored as Webster University Rolla’s Outstanding Graduate Student

    When Allen Huerta was assigned to Fort Leonard Wood as his next duty station with the United States Army in August 2019, he wasn’t sure what to expect. He was previously stationed in Vilseck, Germany, and he knew his experiences at Fort Leonard Wood would be different, but he had no idea just how different everything would ultimately be.

Celebration of Nations planning underway for this fall

Plans are underway for Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 12th annual Celebration of Nations to return to downtown Rolla this fall. The event, a partnership between Missouri S&T and the city of Rolla, will showcase and recognize the cultural diversity of Missouri S&T and the region.

Ozark Rivers announces 2022 grant round for waste reduction education, recycling projects

    The Ozark Rivers Solid Waste Management District (ORSWMD) is accepting grant applications for the 2022 grant round, beginning July 1. Grant applications are due by noon on Friday, Aug. 20.

Senior Companion volunteers recognized

    The 45th Senior Companions Program Recognition was held at the courthouse circle drive on June 19. This year’s recognition is a tribute to Senior Companion Volunteers who have worked through the pandemic delivering groceries, medications, hot meals, providing wellness checks and unfailing emotional support to those that can’t do for themselves.   Some volunteers have served more than 20 years.