Phelps County News

Rolla special waste collection at Brewer Science diverts 29.91 tons of recyclable material from landfill

    Meramec Regional Planning Commission, with funding from the Ozark Rivers Solid Waste Management District (ORSWMD) and volunteer support from Brewer Science and the city of Rolla, gathered 29.91 tons of residential scrap electronics, appliances and tires at the 15th annual special collection held June 13 at Brewer Science in Rolla.

Phelps County PHA elects new officers

    The Phelps County Public Housing Agency (PHA) elected new officers for fiscal year 2020-2021. Maries County Presiding Commissioner Vic Stratman will serve as chairman, while Crawford County Presiding Commissioner Leo Sanders will serve as vice chairman and Gasconade County Presiding Commissioner Larry Miskel will be secretary.

COVID screening for veterans coming to Rolla Lions Club

    Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital and the Columbia Vet Center are teaming up to provide mobile COVID-19 screening and testing services coming to the Rolla Lions Club in Rolla on Thursday, July 14. Veterans currently enrolled, or those who qualify for enrollment, will be tested at the clinic.

Missouri S&T to require face coverings on campus, in classrooms

To help slow the potential spread of COVID-19 on campus this fall, students, faculty and staff at Missouri University of Science and Technology will wear face coverings in classrooms, labs and common areas or when social distancing is not possible. The requirement will take effect on July 1, 2020, and will continue when the fall semester starts on Aug. 24.