Business

Alpine Plumbco opens in KC

From the News-Courier staff— KNOX CITY—Brian Hubbard has opened a new branch of Alpine Plumbco here in Knox City. Hubbard, the son of Munday residents Judy and Gary Hubbard, had served as a licensed master plumber in Alpine for many years after serving in the Navy. Hubbard can be reached at 940 657-4094.

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Munday extends Trevino’s contract

Special to The News-Courier— MUNDAY—The Munday City Council extended the contract of City Manager David Trevino until October, 2021 by a 3-2 vote during its regular monthly meeting last week. Casting yes votes were Billy Carden, Karen Longan and Exa Lee Smith while Ryan Cottingham and Trey Singleton voted no. Trevino provided an update on…

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TMCN leadership program continues

Special to The News-Courier— ABILENE–The Texas Midwest Community Network (TMCN) is pleased to announce that Year 7 of its Leadership TMCN Program will begin with its first session on Wednesday, Feb. 19.  The Network is excited to welcome back Kevin Tutt and Michael Daggs as facilitators with sessions again being hosted by TMCN Marketing Partner…

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Senior Expo planned Feb. 20

ABILENE—Older adults and others with an interest in aging are invited to attend the free Senior Expo on Feb. 20 here at the Abilene Convention Center. Doors will open at 8 a.m. for complimentary coffee and donuts. Vendors with a wide array of products and services will be ready to visit with you until 4…

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Texas settles SNAP lawsuit

Special to The News-Courier WASHINGTON, DC—The Texas Health and Human Services Commission agreed last month to pay $15,294,360 to the United States to settle a lawsuit claiming it violated the False Claims Act in its administration of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), “SNAP is an important program for helping families in need,” said Assistant…

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Veterans will get more assistance

Special to The News-Courier WASHINGTON, DC—The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in collaboration with the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security have introduced a new program to ensure veterans are contacted during initial transition. VA Solid Start will engage contact with about 200,000 veterans each year and is part of an executive order to…

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D&J Automotive opens in Goree

Special to The News-Courier GOREE—Need repairs on your car? Well, Danny and Jess Boyett have opened D&J Automotive here in Goree at 103 North 5 th, behind the post office. Danny will be the technician who is trained to find out what’s wrong with your vehicle and find ways to correct the problem. Just call…

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Financial Focus by Jared Bodkin

Time for some New Year’s financial resolutions Have you thought about your New Year’s resolutions for 2020? When many of us make these promises, we focus on ways we can improve some form of our health. We vow to get more physically healthy by going to the gym, or we promise to improve our mental…

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Hospital will continue to offer coverage

Special to The News-Courier— KNOX CITY—Knox County Hospital administrator Stephen Kuehler indicated that all federal and state employees and retirees who have health insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas were notified that the hospital would continue to provide treatment services to them and their family members despite the BCBS notification from Blue Cross…

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Reid’s BBQ & Catfish now open in Knox City

KNOX CITY—Knox City and Knox County residents have another eating establishment with the recent opening of Reid’s BBQ and Catfish here just across the street from the Knox County Hospital. Jim Reid, who retired as minister at First Baptist Munday a year ago and moved to O’Brien, and wife Shirley have opened the restaurant that…

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