Carrollton Public Library Awarded Broadband Grant

Missouri’s Department of Economic Development awarded $870,000 in grants to libraries in Missouri.  The grants are through the Missouri State Library to help residents access high-speed internet for telehealth and distance learning in response to COVID-19. The broadband funding for Missouri libraries was allocated up to $2.5 million in CARES Act funding for this program. The Missouri State Library and […]

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USDA Announces $8 Million In Grant & Loans For East Locust Creek Reservoir Project

The East Locust Creek Reservoir Project is the recipient of loans and grants totaling $8 million.  The USDA is providing the $3 million grant and the $5 million loan to modernize equipment at the East Locust Creek water treatment plant. The service area for East Locust Creek Reservoir includes Mercer, Putnam, Schuyler, Grundy, Sullivan, Adair, Livingston, Linn, Macon, and Chariton […]

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Chillicothe City Council – Workshop & Council Session

Chillicothe City council will have a finance workshop and regular meeting Monday.  The meetings will take place at the CMU Office large meeting room. The finance workshop will start at 5:30. At 6:30 is the regular session.  Items on the agenda include the finances, consideration of bids for railroad bridge and crossing repairs. A request from the Historic Preservation Commission […]

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Livingston Co. Announces $450,000 In CARES ACT Business Grants

The Livingston County Commission announced nearly $450,000 in CARES ACT grants that were approved by the CARES ACT Committee and the Commission.  Livingston County Presiding Commissioner Ed Douglas says the largest of the grants was $10,000. Douglas says there is still some grant money available. Applications are available through the Chillicothe  Area Chamber of Commerce, Main Street Chillicothe, City of […]

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Grants Are Helping CPD

Having enough funds for the basic requirements can be tough, whether for an individual, a family, a business or a municipality. That includes the Chillicothe Police Department. Chief Jon Maples says his department uses Grants as a way to help provide for his officers and their equipment. The Police Chief says to obtain grant money, a considerable amount of research […]

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Breckenridge Among Five Recipients Of COPS Grant

An area community is one of five to receive a portion of grant funding totaling more than $912,000 to reduce school violence.  The City of Breckenridge received $120,593 for school violence prevention.  Other schools in the region receiving funding include Raytown, Warsaw, Stoutland and Lawson. These five school districts in the Western District of Missouri received grants from the Department […]

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