Phelps County News

Phelps Health’s Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive benefits more than 200 families

Phelps Health teamed up with GRACE (Greater Rolla Area Charitable Enterprise) and Good Samaritan of the Ozarks this fall to provide Thanksgiving meals to more than 200 families in need during the “Basket of Thanksgiving” food drive.

S&T alumnus R. Tim Bradley to speak at Missouri S&T commencement Dec. 14

R. Tim Bradley of Austin, Texas, retired president of Kinder Morgan C02 Co., will speak at two commencement ceremonies at Missouri University of Science and Technology this month. Bradley earned a bachelor of science degree in petroleum engineering from Missouri S&T in 1977.

Missouri S&T to host Blasters Training Seminar in January 2020

Missouri University of Science and Technology will host a Blasters Training Seminar Jan. 8-10, 2020 at its Experimental Mine. Missouri S&T’s Experimental Mine location will provide access to activities and demonstrations in underground workings and small-scale quarries, including magazine facilities.

Missouri S&T professor elected Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

Dr. Yihong Qi, adjunct professor of electrical and computer engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, the NAI announced Tuesday, Dec. 3.

Rolla holding holiday events

    A holiday salute to Rolla’s sister city, Sondershausen Germany will fill a two-day celebration.
    Lichternacht “Light the Night” on Pine Street will be held from 5:30-10 p.m. on Friday, December 6 in downtown Rolla. Downtown businesses will be open for extended hours to feature performances by musicians, actors, story tellers and craft activities.