Phelps County

Passing of Bill Stoltz

Posted by on August 25, 2022

William Thomas “Bill” Stoltz, the husband of Mary Helen Stoltz, editorial director in marketing and communications, died Monday, Aug. 22, at Saint Louis University Hospital in St. Louis. He was 50.

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Be prepared for work zones affecting I-44

Posted by on August 3, 2022

Due to highway improvements, motorists traveling on Interstate 44 through the central part of Missouri during August will experience lane closures and significant delays.

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Statewide tornado drill planned March 8

Posted by on March 7, 2022

Phelps County will participate in the 2022 statewide tornado drill, and residents should expect to hear sirens at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 8.

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SMTS survey for a deviated fixed-route bus service in Rolla

Posted by on May 10, 2021

SMTS, a public transit provider in Phelps and Dent Counties, in partnership with MRPC, is conducting a feasibility study for a deviated fixed-route bus service in the Rolla area with possible connections to St. James and Salem. This bus service would be modeled after the Bluff Area Transit Service (BATS) in Poplar Bluff, MO, and […]

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COVID-19: S&T prepared for Rolla’s stay-at-home ordinance

Posted by on March 31, 2020

Chancellor Mo Dehghani sent the following message to students, faculty and staff on March 31:
The Rolla City Council passed a stay-at-home ordinance Monday night to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in our community. This ordinance goes into effect at 8 a.m. Monday, April 6, and will remain in effect through Monday, May 11. Because of our own measures already in place at Missouri S&T to slow the spread of COVID-19, this ordinance will not have a substantial impact on our current operations.

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Campus rallies to 3-D print protective medical gear

Posted by on March 23, 2020

Eric Schneider, a senior aerospace engineering student at Missouri S&T, tests the fit of a prototype 3-D printed surgical mask on the head of a mannequin in the Kummer Student Design Center at S&T. In the background is Stephen Williams, an S&T mechanical engineering student. In the background is Stephen Williams, an S&T mechanical engineering student. Read more.

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Temporary employees needed for census

Posted by on February 28, 2020

The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting to fill hundreds of thousands of temporary positions across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count. Phelps County is offering $17 per hour for a census taker position. Census takers also receive reimbursement for work-related mileage and expenses, where applicable.

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Sign up for training by Oct. 4

Posted by on October 3, 2019

Kim Shaw-Ellis, diversity officer and the LGBTQ liaison officer for the Kansas City Police Department, will provide free training 9 a.m.-noon Friday, Oct. 11, in the Carver Room of the Havener Center.

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Beware of business publication scam

Posted by on October 31, 2018

The Rolla Area Chamber of Commerce warns the campus community that a group named Direct Business Publications is calling area businesses to sell advertisement space for a “Phelps County business directory.”

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