Phelps County News
New county prosecutor to be determined on Aug. 5
The next Phelps County Prosecuting Attorney will be elected in next Tuesday’s primary. Republicans Brendon Fox and Brant Shockley are seeking the office and the winner of the August 5 primary will be unopposed in November. Incumbent John Beger is not seeking reelection.
Two Republicans seeking county clerk nominaton
Two Republican candidates, Rosalind Breske and Pamela Grow, will meet in Tuesday’s primary for their party’s nomination for Phelps County Clerk. The winner will face Democrat Paul Long in November. Incumbent Carol Bennett is not seeking another term.
Six-year-old boy drowns at quarry
Phelps County authorities have recovered the body of a six-year-old boy from Fenton who drowned Friday afternoon while swimming with family members at Fugitive Beach near Rolla.
Rolla civic leaders get inside view of Fort Leonard Wood’s hospital
FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – Rolla civic and business leaders visited Fort Leonard Wood July 23 and got a first-hand look at the installation’s hospital.
Long-term drug investigation leads to numerous arrests on Tuesday
At approximately 6 a.m. on July 22, members of the South Central Drug Task Force, in coordination with the Phelps County Sheriff’s Department, Rolla (MO) Police Department, and the Missouri State Highway Patrol, concluded a long-term narcotics investigation in Phelps County.