Phelps County News

Stites appointed to Phelps County Commission

            On January 6, Governor Mike Parson announced Sherry Stites would be appointed to fill a vacancy as Phelps County Commissioner for District 1. Stites was sworn into office by County Clerk Laura Johnson and fills the seat vacated by Joey Auxier, who was voted to the seat of Presiding Commissioner in the November election.

Tara Peters takes oath of office

                  Tara Peters officially began her first term in office as the state representative for the 122nd District after taking the oath of office during a ceremony Wednesday, January 4 in the Missouri State Capitol.

ECC receives $4 million for new Rolla facility and campus classroom technology project

                  East Central College is receiving a total of $4 million from the federal omnibus spending bill signed into law by President Joe Biden. The funding comes in the form of two projects recommended by U.S. Senator Roy Blunt and Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer.