Phelps County News

Linda Browning is named the July Senior Companion of the Month

    Linda Browning of Newburg was named Senior Companion of the Month for the month of July.  
    “I love people,” she says, “They keep me going.  I just love getting up, even on holidays to be with them. And on holidays I don’t go as a Senior Companion.  I play cards and play Bingo and I eat with them. They are my family.”

Phelps County retired teachers and school personnel to meet

    The retired teachers and school personnel association of Phelps County will meet on Wednesday, September 4th at noon at Penelope's.  Penelope's is located on Kingshighway in Rolla, across from MacDonald's.  We will order off the menu.

MRPC board learns of MO export opportunities within the region

    In 2018, Missouri export sales totaled $14.5 billion. In the Meramec Region, export sales totaled $263.1 million. At the Aug. 8 Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) board meeting, Natascha Lord with the Missouri Department of Economic Development (MoDED) explained different possibilities available to the region in regards to increasing these export sales.

Three ways students are saving money on textbooks

    Missouri University of Science and Technology is providing three options for students to save money on the purchase of textbooks as part of the University of Missouri System’s Affordable and Open Education Resources (AOER) initiative. The program began in 2017 as a way to help students save money when buying books.