Phelps County News

‘Black Girls Do STEM’ founder Cynthia Chapple to speak at S&T

Cynthia Chapple, founder of Black Girls Do STEM, will give a presentation at Missouri University of Science and Technology in February as a featured speaker during the university’s Black History Month celebration.

Two online S&T grad programs in top 10 of U.S. News & World Report rankings

Two of Missouri University of Science and Technology’s graduate online engineering programs are among the top 10 nationwide, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2023 Best Online Master’s in Engineering Program rankings, released today on Tuesday, Jan. 24.

Phelps County Sheriff’s Department report

           On 01/16/2023, deputies responded to the 16000 block of N Highway 68 and arrested Christina M. Schmitt, 34 of Cuba, on a Crawford County warrant charging her with possession of a controlled substance. Schmitt was incarcerated at the Phelps County Jail, where she remains.

Operation Christmas Child team celebrates successful campaign

The South Central Missouri Area Team (SCMAT) for Operation Christmas Child was blessed to receive approximately 13,400 shoeboxes from 10 different Missouri counties. 

Rolla man back on course after heart attack

                  Chet Saladin remembers one day he was playing golf when he suffered a heart attack.
                  “I was on the 16th green…and I started not feeling very good,” said Chet, a 77-year-old avid golfer who lives in Rolla.