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Missouri Main Street Workshop at Sikeston August 17th
Missouri Main Street has received a grant from USDA to provide services related to downtown revitalization efforts. We are offering a workshop on August 17th from 5-7 pm in downtown Sikeston, MO.

See the flyer for more information.

This workshop is FREE; however, RSVP is requested for planning purposes.  Please RSVP to

Explanation of Affordable Care Act and Small Business Seminar Planned August 30
With the passage of the Affordable Care Act, many people have insurance for the first time. But that opportunity comes with questions on how small businesses are affected by it. A seminar sponsored by University of Missouri Extension's Health Insurance Education Initiative with support from the Missouri Foundation for Health will help explain to small business owners the facts of the law and how...
USDA Accepting Applications for Rural Broadband Access Loan FY2017

USDA accepting applications for Rural Broadb...

NEWS UPDATE: Delta Regional Authority will conduct Operation Healthy Delta in Missouri communities Sept. 11-24

PORTAGEVILLE, MO. – The Delta Regional Authority (DRA) and the U.S. Department of Defense announced today that Operation Healthy Delta will now be conducted from Sept. 11-24 in Charleston, Caruthersville and surrounding communities. The healthcare missions are a partnership with DRA and the military, whose members volunteer their services for the Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) program...
Preparing for the 2018 CDBG Application Cycle - Community Needs Assessment Survey

The 2018 Community Development Block Grant Application Cycle is slowing approaching, and will be here before you know it.

To better service our members, the Bootheel Regional Planning and Economic Development Commission (BRPC) is conducting a Community Needs Assessment Survey to accurately identify the priority needs of our communities. ...

Delta Regional Authority Conducts Site Visits in the Missouri Bootheel

Projects in the Bootheel that had received funding assistance through Delta Regional Authority (DRA) -

had compliance site visits conducted yesterday, Wednesday May 17, 2017

The City of Portageville, MO secures $1.6M for new wastewater treatment facility
The City of Portageville, MO has secured funding for the construction of a new wastewater treatment facility, set to begin construction later 2017. 

$1.6M in funds have been dedicated from the following agencies:

BRPC Presented with the Show Me Heroes Award

The BRPC was honored today by being presented by Carol Drummond the Missouri Show Me Heroes Award for hiring Veterans. US Naval Veteran Willard Adams & US Army Veteran Cindy-Lyn White were honored w/ accepting the award on behalf of the RPC.


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