Business

DCOM takes over new properties

From The News-Courier staff— MUNDAY—The Development Corporation of Munday board announced that it had assumed ownership of the old Munday Chamber of Commerce building, now the office of The Knox County News-Courier, and the park across the street from City Hall following a meeting last week. Travis Floyd also reported general liability insurance had been…

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Bodkin wins Edward Jones award

Edward Jones Financial— SEYMOUR—Jared Bodkin of the financial services firm Edward Jones in Seymour recently received the firm’s Edward Jones Sr. Founders Award for his exceptional achievement in building client relationships. Bodkin was one of 2,169 financial advisors to receive the Edward Jones Sr. Founders Achievement Award. The award is named after Edward Jones Sr., who founded the firm in 1922 under…

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Christmas shopping

James McAfee/The Knox County News-Courier Perry Kuehler unveiled his collection of Christmas merchandise at an open house at Buds for You in Munday last Saturday.

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Virtual job fair set Thursday

Special to The News-Courier— ABILENE—Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas, in partnership with the Texas Workforce Commission, Texas Veterans Commission and Texas Medical Center, will host the 9th Annual Hiring Red, White, & You! Job Fair virtually from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Thursday. This event is free to attend and open to the public…

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Retiring

    Courtesy photo Pharmacy director Debbie Curd retires after 37 years with Haskell Memorial Hospital.

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Aim Hire Texas prepares Texans for work needs

Texans for work needs DALLAS— A new statewide workforce initiative, Aim Hire Texas, will help close gaps preventing many Texans from finding good, high-paying jobs that Texas employers seek to fill, thereby equitably expanding economic opportunities both today and for future generations, organizers announced last week. The effort is a collaboration between Texas 2036 —…

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EPA approves dicambla products

From The Environment Protection Agency— BROOKLET, Ga.—U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced that EPA is approving new five-year registrations for two dicamba products and extending the registration of an additional dicamba product. All three registrations include new control measures to ensure these products can be used effectively while protecting the environment, including…

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Benjamin adds Faris to council

From The News-Courier staff— Benjamin—The Benjamin City Council approved the appointment of Jon Faris to fill the remaining term left by Donnie Ryder’s resignation during its regular monthly October meeting. Ryder’s resignation had been accepted at the September meeting. The Council approved acceptance of sealed bids on the city’s old safe. Bids will be opened…

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TMC conference planned Oct. 28

Special to The News-Courier— “Seeing the Small Town Future!” will be the theme of the 27 th annual Texas Midwest Conference to be held online Wednesday, Oct. 28. The Texas Midwest Annual Conference is the signature event of the Texas Midwest Community Network during which member communities are provided with timely educational sessions, motivating speakers, and…

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Forth Worth Stock Show canceled

Special to The News-Courier— FORT WORTH—The executive committee of the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo voted unanimously last week to cancel the 2021 show scheduled for Jan. 15 through Feb. 6. “This is a heartbreaking decision for our leadership and was not made lightly,” said Stock Show President and General Manager Brad Barnes. “We…

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