The problem of too few slaughterhouses is being addressed, at a glacial pace, in Liberty. According to the Times Herald-Record, a much-delayed slaughterhouse is finally nearing a ground-breaking. That is, as long as the feds pony up almost a million dollars:
But now county officials again say the $1.6 million plant is close to reality. Engineers are finalizing a site plan that will address drainage issues, and the county awaits a decision on an $800,000 grant submitted to the U.S. Department of Commerce.