Grundy Electric Foundation

Grundy Electric Community Foundation now accepting grant applications

Qualified applicants may apply for grants from the GEC Community Foundation, Incorporated. The Foundation assists qualifying schools and organizations with grant monies in the areas of education, health, and rural development. Grants are open to entities in the Grundy Electric Cooperative’s service area. The service area includes the counties of Harrison, Mercer, and Grundy as […]

Small Business Administration Website

Small Business Administration providing loans to non-farm businesses affected by drought

Small non-farm businesses in multiple counties of Missouri are now eligible to apply for low-interest federal disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration. These loans are to offset economic losses because of reduced revenues caused by the drought that is currently affecting the area. Small non-farm businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in […]

Dr. Tracy Platt, Smithville High School Principal flanked by Zane Myers on the right and Steve Maxey, Community Foundation Marketing Director on the left.

Princeton native, Zane Myers, creates scholarship for Smithville High School students

A Princeton native has started a scholarship for students of Smithville High School. The $1,000 Zane Myers Agency Scholarship will be awarded to a 2019 graduate of Smithville High School. The one time, non-renewable scholarship will be offered to qualifying students and may be used at any college, university, or trade school. The scholarship will […]

Missouri Department of Natural Resources

Missouri Department of Natural Resources making funds available to drought stricken communities

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources’ Financial Assistance Center is making emergency funding available for drought-impacted publicly owned community water systems in response to an executive order by Governor Mike Parson putting 47 counties on drought alert. Public systems serving fewer than 10,000 people and are within the drought alert area designated in the executive […]

Farm Service Agency FSA

Livestock producers in 25 counties now eligible for benefits through Livestock Disaster Forage Program

Producers in 25 Missouri counties are now eligible to apply for benefits through the Livestock Forage Disaster Program and Emergency Assistance for Livestock. Both programs are administered through the Farm Service Agency. Counties now accepting applications include Adair, Andrew, Buchanan, Caldwell, Carroll, Chariton, Clinton, Daviess, Dekalb, Gentry, Grundy, Harrison, Howard, Linn, Livingston, Macon, Mercer, Nodaway, […]

Country Radio Broadcasters

Country Radio Broadcasters now accepting applications for $25,000 scholarship

The Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc. is now accepting applications for a scholarship endowment, which will be awarded to one deserving college or university for the 2018-2019 school year. Eligibility for the endowment includes: college or university accreditation; must have a TV/Film/Radio or Music Business program; the school must be responsible for managing endowment, selecting deserving students […]

Farm Service Agency FSA

Farms in northern Missouri may be eligible for cost-share assistance under Emergency Conservation Program

Farms and ranches experiencing severe drought conditions in several northern Missouri counties may be eligible for cost-share assistance under the Emergency Conservation Program (ECP). The Grundy County Farm Service Agency reports those counties include Grundy, Harrison, Livingston, Putnam, Sullivan, and Schuyler. The United States Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency administers the ECP and provides […]

City of Trenton Website

Nuisance officer and downtown buildings dominate Trenton Administrative Committee meeting

Discussion of two topics dominated a meeting last night of the Trenton City Councils’ Administrative Committee. One involved downtown buildings with the other designating one person to handle nuisance violations on behalf of the city. For the last few years, Trenton Police officers have been responsible for investigating nuisances such as tall weeds, automobile parts; […]