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DronED Seminar held at Phelps County Regional Medical Center.

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Research Support Services Division of Information Technology drives unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) research at the university. They have a special team called Missouri S&T MinerFly Drone Team. The team displayed their drones at Phelps Health Dec. 4, 201


Editorial: The Missouri House just overturned an election. The courts should turn it back.

Barely two months after Missouri voters said, loudly and clearly, that state legislators’ official records must be open to the public, the Missouri House on Tuesday effectively overturned that vote and declared that members can keep their records closed. Lawmakers have done this before, on other iss


Lady Bulldogs Edge North County

The Lady Bulldogs started 2019 with a win. Playing for the first time since the Rolla Holiday Tournament, St. Clair (7-5) won at home last Tuesday, Jan. 8, 35-33 against North County (8-3).


Rolla city council approves final plat in Ameren negotiation

The Rolla Planning and Zoning Commission had unanimously recommended the approval of the RCDC’s request for the city to approve the Final Plat of Hy Point West No. 2, a minor subdivision plat that subdivides Lot 5 and Lot 6 of the Hy Point West No. 1 Lot into four lots.


Rolla resident experiences $2.9 million win with family

Ragland said her husband had checked the ticket several times at MOLottery.com before telling her they had won the $2.9 million jackpot. She then called her daughter, who also wanted to check the ticket to be sure it was a winner.


Internet's Best Weatherman Returns With a Dire Weather Warning for Missouri

The internet's finest amateur weatherman, Nova Scotia's Frankie MacDonald, has once again turned his attention to the Show-Me-state, warning in his trademark bellow that we're in for a major winter storm this Saturday.


‘A Day ON, Not a Day Off’ for many S&T students Jan. 21

A group of civic-minded students at Missouri University of Science and Technology will participate in the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service by taking “A Day ON, Not a Day Off” on Monday, Jan. 21. This year, more than 250 students and staff will volunteer throughout Phelps County.


Sheriff’s office releases year-end incident statistics

The Dent County Sheriff’s Office released its annual incident time analysis report to The Salem News last week. The report documents what kind of incidents were responded to by deputies in 2018, which were the most common, and the length various incidents were worked.


Jan. 24 opening of Hispanic Film Festival broadens S&T’s cultural offerings

For the fifth consecutive year, Missouri S&T is pleased to present its Hispanic Film Festival of five movies that begin on Jan. 24 and end on April 25. The screenings are free of charge and open to the S&T campus and the general public of Rolla and surrounding communities.


Bulldogs sweep tri with Westminster and Pacific

Rolla's match with Westminster started with 12 points on opens, before Xander Sederburg tech falled Nolan Jones 15-0. That was followed by a string of Rolla pins. Orion Parker started with a pin of Ryan Benes with 48 seconds to spare in the third period. Nate Pulliam, Dathan Mickem and Justin McEnan


Missouri bull rider thrown from bull at Denver event dies from his injuries

Mason Lowe, a nationally ranked professional bull rider from the southwest Missouri town of Exeter, died Tuesday night from injuries sustained in a Denver Professional Bull Riders competition, the PBR announced.


Deer season ends with total harvest over 290,000 statewide

Missouri's 2018-19 deer-hunting season ended Tuesday with the Missouri Department of Conservation reporting a preliminary total of 290,339 deer killed by hunters. Top harvesting counties for the overall season were Franklin with 5,826, Callaway with 5,545 and Howell with 5,350, according to an MDC n


BASKETBALL: Lebanon too much for Lady Tigers

The Salem Lady Tigers traveled to Lebanon to face the Lady Yellowjackets on Monday, Jan. 14 and would find themselves on the losing side of a 90-50 score. The loss drops Salem's record to 9-8 on the season. Salem will host Licking in the Big Cat Classic on Friday night.


Lady Bulldogs win Comet Classic for second straight tournament championship

Offense was at a premium on Thursday night and that was never more evident than in the first quarter between Rolla and Blair Oaks. Ellie Rodgers kicked off the scoring with a three 20 seconds into the game, but after that the Rolla offense flatlined. A free throw from Rodgers was the only other poin


First reading of request to install permanent sign in Rolla right-of-way

The sign would be placed clear of the travel way of the proposed roundabout at 18th Street and McCutchen Drive, and set up near the east end of the island in the east leg of 18th Street, said Rolla Public Works Director, Steve Hargis.


Winter storm Gia hits Missouri

The National Weather Service issued Winter Storm Warnings or Winter Weather Advisories for most of Missouri beginning as early as 6 a.m. Friday and continuing throughout the weekend. Winter Storm Gia was responsible for traffic snarls, power outages, school closings, airport delays, and communicatio


First Dog Days to be held Feb. 1

Come take a mental health break and pet adorable puppies! Healthy Dent County is partnering with Dent County Animal Welfare Society (DCAWS) to bring you the very first Dog Days.


Cohen Architectural Woodworking Names Nate Cohen Chief Financial Officer

January 14, 2019 –Cohen Architectural Woodworking in Saint James, MO, announces the appointment of Nate Cohen to serve as Chief Financial Officer. Cohen will oversee the finances of the 36 year-old company that standardizes, designs and builds custom millwork components and casework for clients nati


Helias beats Rolla to extend win streak

ROLLA — The Helias Crusaders outscored the Rolla Bulldogs 16-6 in the final eight minutes Thursday, avenging last year's loss in the district championship game with a 53-48 win.


Drug suspect charged after deadly Missouri police shooting

LEADWOOD, Mo. – Prosecutors have filed charges against a drug suspect after a SWAT team member fatally shot the owner of the home where the man had been staying while executing a search warrant.