Phelps County News

S&T summer camps open for registration

    Students of all ages can experience hands-on learning during a variety of summer camps held at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Campers will practice team-building and social skills while learning what it takes to have a career in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

Phelps County voters can selected presidential candidates on March 10

    Missouri’s presidential preference primary will take place on Tuesday, March 10. Ballots will be available for five parties: Republican, Democratic, Libertarian, Green, and Constitution.

One day conference with resources for parents set for March 7

University of Missouri Extension, in partnership and collaboration with The Centre, and Community Partnership will again offer the Free Kinship Care Informational Conference (Grand-Family Conference) in Rolla on Saturday, March 7 at 8 am.

Missouri S&T student offers handmade help for Australia’s orphaned animals

As summer rains extinguish the bush fires that have ravaged Australia since September 2019 and have killed an estimated one billion animals, rescuers are keeping orphaned kangaroos, wallabies, koalas, bandicoots and other animals comfortable in pouches, wraps and nests handmade by crafters from around the world. One of those crafters is Laurie Gilson of Olathe, Kansas, a third-year student in mechanical and metallurgical engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology.