Time is running out if you want to get face-to-face assistance from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) in applying for low-interest disaster loans to recover from flooding that hit our area August 10th to the 15th. Brian Beard, spokesman for the SBA, says homeowners, renters, non-profits, and businesses can apply for a disaster loan. SBA representatives are at the Benton Borough Building through this Thursday to assist folks in our area. Hours today and tomorrow are 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Thursday hours are 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The deadline to apply for the disaster loans is February 11, 2019. More information is also available by calling the SBA at 800-659-2955 or by logging on to www.disasterloan.sba.gov.