Phelps County News

Missouri S&T ranked No. 1 public university in engineering

Missouri University of Science and Technology is the top public university in the nation for college students wanting to pursue an engineering degree, according to the latest rankings by the college ratings site College Factual.

MRCF community grant program is accepting applications until Jan. 29

    Schools, churches, local governments or charitable organizations contemplating a community project that needs a small amount of funding can apply for a grant from the Meramec Regional Community Foundation (MRCF).

Rolla Job Center to host ribbon cutting ceremony at new location this Friday

    The Rolla Job Center will host an outside ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, December 4, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. at its brand new location at 1117 Kingshighway in Rolla.

Health Department reacts to new county mask order

    The Phelps/Maries County Health Department is hoping to help individuals and businesses in the community as the Phelps County Commission announced a county wide mask order last week. The health department is given powers of enforcement under the order and it announced how the application and enforcement of the mask order will be conducted in the county.

Missouri S&T to hold virtual Commencement Dec. 19

Missouri University of Science and Technology will hold its Fall 2020 Commencement as a virtual event streamed live on Facebook on Saturday, Dec. 19. The virtual ceremony will allow Missouri S&T to confer degrees while following current COVID-19 safety guidelines, which prohibit in-person events with more than 10 participants.