POTTSBORO — Despite the onslaught of snow, Tanglewood Resort was decked out Friday night as Pottsboro officials arrived to celebrate the 38th annual Pottsboro Chamber Awards Banquet.
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Fresh off his selection as Sherman’s Community Leader of the Year last month, Texoma entrepreneur Kevin Couch added a second trophy to his mantel during the American Advertising Awards banquet in Dallas Thursday night.
As a part of ongoing statewide efforts to modernize and replace aging portions of its pipeline infrastructure, officials with Atmos Energy announced pipelines in the cities of Sherman and Denison are now free of cast-iron piping. While work on the infrastructure throughout the state is expected to continue in 2015, Sherman and Denison have both been declared cast-iron free as of December, said Jennifer Altieri, director of media relations for Atmos.
The four major winter storms that have dumped nearly eight feet of snow on Massachusetts have cost the state more than $100 million — and potentially billions in lost economic activity.
The kitchen of Fulbelli’s restaurant in downtown Sherman smelled richly of fresh-chopped garlic Tuesday morning, though every table on the second floor of the Kelly Square building was empty. The restaurant was, in fact, closed for the day, just as it had been the day before.
CARACAS — By packing bags for $1 a day and tips at a Caracas supermarket, Luis has managed to save up for a Japanese sports motorbike. His secret? Getting hold of scarce food before it hits the shelves.
Yutaka Katayama, the auto marketing guru who spearheaded Nissan’s launch into the U.S. car market and the individual credited by many for the rapid acceptance of Japanese autos by American consumers, has died. He was 105.
When financial services firm A.G. Edwards, Inc. was swallowed by Wachovia Securities in 2007 — a $6.8 billion move that created the second-largest retail brokerage firm in the world — it was a sprawling network of 745 location in all 50 states as well as two foreign countries. As one imagines, it did not grow that large over night.
NEW YORK — New Media Investment Group Inc. announced today that it has reached an agreement to purchase substantially all of the assets of Stephens Media, LLC for $102.5 million in cash, subject to working capital adjustments. New Media intends to fund the acquisition with cash on the balance sheet and available capacity under its credit facility. Stephens Media is a leading newspaper publisher operating eight daily newspapers, including the Herald Democrat, over 65 weekly and niche publications, and more than 50 websites serving communities throughout the United States. The assets have a combined average daily circulation of approximately 221,000 and 244,000 on Sunday.
The drive from Ken Mercer’s home in Tennessee to the oil fields of western North Dakota takes 20 hours if you drive straight through.