Phelps County News

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.

Rolla Job Center to host ribbon cutting at new location

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.

Missouri S&T’s Chem-E-Car earns third in international competition

The Missouri University of Science and Technology Chem-E-Car Design Team’s entry into the recent American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Chem-E-Car Competition earned third place while competing against schools from around the United States.

DAR meeting being held December 5

    Noah Coleman Chapter, NSDAR, will not meet in November due to Thanksgiving, but will meet Saturday, December 5 at 11:30 a.m. at Sybil's Restaurant in St. James.

Phelps County Commission orders mask mandate

    The Phelps County Commission voted 2-1 on Tuesday to implement a mask mandate to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Presiding Commissioner Randy Verkamp and District #1 Commissioner Larry Stratman voted for the order and District #2 Commissioner Gary Hicks was opposed. The order will go into effect Monday, November 30.