FORT WORTH — American Airlines emerged from bankruptcy protection and US Airways culminated its long pursuit of a merger partner as the two completed their deal Monday to create the world’s biggest airline.
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Denison’s Ironroot Republic Distilling took a big step toward its first batch of liquor on Monday, as a crew from Kothe Destillationstechnik assembled a German-made, 500-gallon still at the future home of Ironroot, located on Loy Lake Road just off U.S. Highway 75. The still is one of four the company will operate, along with a 1000-gallon whiskey still from Kentucky and two smaller devices, an experimental unit and a 22-liter glass still capable of demonstrations.
On Friday, Ed Moss was named chief executive officer of Stephens Media LLC, which owns the Herald Democrat, among other media companies. The change is effective Dec. 2. Moss replaces Michael Ferguson, who is stepping down.
The Independent Bankers Association of Texas recently honored 22 Texas community banks with Best of Community Banking awards. The Best of Community Banking competition celebrates the outstanding accomplishments of IBAT member banks and the role they play in communities across Texas.
For the second time in less than 10 hours, a motorcycle crash on F.M. 1417 closed the road and put the rider on a hospital-bound helicopter in critical condition. The Friday afternoon accident occurred on the southernmost stretch of the road, about one mile shy of the Highway 11 intersection.