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SBA economic injury disaster loans available to Missouri small businesses

Small nonfarm businesses in 100 Missouri counties and neighboring counties in Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, and Oklahoma are now eligible to apply for low‑interest federal disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, announced Director Tanya N. Garfield of SBA’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West. These loans offset economic losses because of reduced revenues caused by […]

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Fire in Spickard destroys vacant house

A controlled burn of grass in Spickard got out of control Saturday afternoon when the wind picked up and resulted in a vacant house catching fire. According to Jesse Richmond of the Spickard Fire Protection District the owner of the house, J.R. Roberts, told firefighters to let the structure burn. Richmond said Roberts had planned […]