Governor Signs Executive Order Because of Winter Storm

(Jefferson City) Governor Parson signed an executive order Tuesday evening, activating the Missouri National Guard to assist in response to the winter storm.

The order also extends an existing State of Emergency where liquified petroleum gas containers owned by Gygr-Gas to be continued to be filled by other Missouri propane companies through February 28th.

Gygr offers metered gas service for 42 counties which includes servicing the Desoto area.

Without announcement, that company has shuttered it’s doors.

That’s according to a report from KOMU 8 where employees from that company told reporters they had been fired with no severance pay because company officials told them they were no longer financially stable.

The governor’s new executive order will expire on February 28th unless otherwise terminated or extended.