New real estate company opens in Cuba

    Sharlene Henry Real Estate officially marked its opening on March 17 with an open house. The business is located at 108 Downey Place in Cuba.
    The company is serving Crawford, Phelps, Franklin, Dent, and surrounding counties. Their phone number is 573-241-0223 and their website is SharleneHenryRealEstate.com.

MFA Charitable Foundation donating funds to rural food banks

As a result of nationwide efforts to curb the effects of the COVID-19 epidemic, food pantries across MFA Incorporated’s trade area have seen an increase in demand for resources. To help fill that demand locally, the MFA Charitable Foundation will donate more than $50,000 to regional food banks and local food pantries.

Agers-Brooks joins FCNB board of directors

    Paul Perkins, Chairman of the Board of First Community National Bank, is pleased to announce that Anita Agers-Brooks has joined the Board of Directors of First Community National Bank, representing the Steelville and Cuba, Missouri areas.

SBA approves disaster declaration for state

    The U.S. Small Business Administration approved Missouri’s request for assistance through the federal agency’s disaster loan program. This move makes low interest disaster loans available to small businesses and private non-profits severely impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Webinars available on small business disaster loans

Small business owners who have suffered economic impact related to COVID-19 can learn about disaster loans through free webinars offered by the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Missouri University of Science and Technology, SBDC at State Fair Community College and the U.S. Small Business Administration.