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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 […]

Grundy Electric Foundation

GEC Community Foundation awards 14 grants to schools

The trustees of the GEC Community Foundation, Incorporated have awarded 14 grants totaling $7,313. Education grants were awarded to elementary schools, including Laredo R-7 and South Harrison R-2 of Bethany; school districts, including North Harrison R-3 of Eagleville, Gilman City R-4, North Mercer R-3 of Mercer, Princeton R-5, Trenton R-9, Newtown-Harris R-3 of Newtown, and […]

Sobriety Check Point

Troop H to conduct DWI saturation in northern Missouri

Troop H of the Missouri State Highway Patrol will conduct three driving while intoxicated saturation events in August. The special enforcement operations will encompass every county within Troop H including Caldwell, Daviess, Grundy, Harrison, Livingston, Mercer, Clinton, DeKalb, Gentry, and Worth. The areas selected for enforcement are based on a high number of drinking-related crashes […]

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

FEMA approves Missouri’s request for disaster assistance to local governments and nonprofits

(Missourinet) – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved Missouri’s request for federal assistance to local governments and nonprofits in 68 counties to help recover from severe flooding and storms this year. The approval of Missouri’s July 16 request means the federal agency will assist with the cost of repairs to damaged roads, bridges and […]

Carl McCartney

McFall man arrested on multiple allegations

The Highway Patrol reports a resident of McFall was taken to jail Tuesday afternoon and faces the potential of numerous charges. Thirty-seven-year-old Carl McCartney was arrested in Gentry county and taken on a 24-hour hold to the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail in Pattonsburg. The Highway Patrol has accused McCartney of felony driving while his license was […]

Disaster Declaration

Missouri moves to expand Disaster Declaration to Include FEMA Assistance for residents in 21 additional counties

The state of Missouri requested that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) expand last week’s federal disaster declaration for the state in two ways: consider making FEMA assistance available to residents and businesses in 21 additional counties; and provide assistance to public agencies in 68 counties to help with repairs to roads, bridges, and other […]