Phelps County News

Health Department alters quarantine guidelines

    The Phelps/Maries County Health Department has announced it is altering its quarantine guidelines after receiving new recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Under the new guidelines, some quarantine times will be reduced from 14 to 10 days based on symptom monitoring and testing.

Rolla Job Center holds ribbon cutting at new location

    The Rolla Job Center held a ribbon cutting ceremony at its new location on Friday, December 4. The facility is now located at 1117 Kingshighway in Rolla and provides resources for jobs, training, career workshops, and other tools to empower employees and employers to strengthen local career opportunities.

Spring classes at Missouri S&T to begin Jan. 19 

The spring semester at Missouri University of Science and Technology will begin Tuesday, Jan. 19, with similar practices in place to minimize the potential impact of COVID-19.

Missouri S&T alumnus contributes $5 million to the university’s new Arrival District

Missouri University of Science and Technology alumnus Tim Bradley and his wife, Kay, have contributed $5 million to Missouri S&T in support of an Arrival District that will create a new “front door” for the university. Their gift will support the reconfiguration of University Drive from U.S. Interstate 44 to campus and name it Bradley Way.

Rolla Chamber hosting Give Christmas Program

The Rolla Area Chamber of Commerce is once again hosting their Give Christmas program. Give Christmas provides much-needed clothing items and special gifts to area children in need. The program serves the children of Compass Health Network and PCCAN.