Phelps County News

Ozark Rivers seeks area sponsors for Annual Earth Day Art Contest

    Ozark Rivers Solid Waste Management District is seeking area sponsors within its seven-county region for the 29th Annual Earth Day Trash Art and Poster Contest. Sponsorships provide prizes for students placing first and second along with honorable mentions in the contest. Some 90 students received prizes in 2019.

Federal priorities discussed at February MRPC board meeting

    Jenni Riegel with Rep. Jason Smith’s office and Hannah Larrick with Sen. Roy Blunt’s office met with the Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) board to discuss federal legislative priorities as set forth by the MRPC board at its Feb. 6 meeting.

Assessment forms due

Phelps County residents are encouraged to fill their personal property tax forms out and return them to the assessor’s office before the March 1 deadline. Forms can be filled out and mailed or completed online through the assessor’s page on the county website.

Deadline for Project Graduation docudrama assistance grants is Friday, February 28

    The 2020 Project Graduation and Docudrama Grants are now available through Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC), in partnership with the Central District Coalition for Roadway Safety. The grant deadline is Feb. 28 by 5 p.m.

Missouri S&T to launch Global Engineering Program in fall 2020

Future engineers who aspire to work globally can prepare for their careers through Missouri University of Science and Technology’s new Global Engineering Program. Engineering students will enroll in the program starting in the fall 2020 semester.