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2013-06-28 12:25:21

AMARILLO, Texas, June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Amarillo developer George Chapman's 16,000-acre McLean Ranch will be sold at auction after all, with a heavily promoted event aimed at farmers, land investors and others not only in North Texas but throughout the Southwest and beyond. "The agreement reached with Mr. Chapman on the ranch opened the door to do this right, and I'm optimistic that an aggressive marketing campaign will better enable us to communicate the value of this land,"...

2013-06-07 16:27:03

LUBBOCK, Texas, June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 50 million people will face hunger in the United States this year. ClearTalk Wireless heard that call and is stepping up to do something about it. Now through the end of June, the Hunger Calls Food Drive is underway in ClearTalk locations across the nation. The company-wide goal is to raise 5,000 pounds of food benefitting local area food banks. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130607/DA28411LOGO) Customers who donate two...

2013-05-24 08:21:43

AMARILLO, Texas, May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hastings Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAST), a leading multimedia entertainment superstore retailer, will hold its 24(th) annual Madge Marmaduke Scholarship Golf Tournament on Thursday, May 30,( )2013 at the Ross Rogers Golf Club in Amarillo. This year 212 golfers, each of whom has donated to the scholarship fund, are expected to compete in this year's tournament. All proceeds will go into the Madge Marmaduke Scholarship Fund which provides...

2013-05-08 08:26:43

AMARILLO, Texas, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hastings Entertainment, Inc. will host their annual Summer Book Club in stores and online beginning May 12, 2013.  The Summer Book Club program is designed to encourage children to continue reading during the summer months through various rewards programs, including an essay contest for a chance to win a computer and a computer for the school of their choice.  Other rewards to be given out this summer will include product discounts...

2013-05-06 23:01:37

W. David Prescott, President of Talon/LPE was recently appointed by Texas Governor Rick Perry to the Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists for a six year term. Amarillo, TX (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 Texas Governor Rick Perry has appointed W. David Prescott from Amarillo, Texas to the Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists for a six year term which will expire on February 1, 2019. W. David Prescott II of Amarillo is president of Talon/LPE LTD. He is a member of the Texas Association of...

2013-04-27 23:02:38

In recognition of April being National Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Month, the Amarillo Bair Foundation held their 3rd annual golf tournament, “Klubing for Kids”, last weekend. The event raised approximately $8,000 Amarillo,TX (PRWEB) April 27, 2013 The Amarillo Bair Foundation office held their 3rd Annual Golf Tournament, “Klubing for Kids” this weekend in recognition of National Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Month. Thanks to generous sponsors and...

2013-03-13 08:27:26

AMARILLO, Texas, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hastings Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAST), a leading multimedia entertainment retailer, will announce financial results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012 via a press release issued before the market opens on Monday, March 18, 2013. About Hastings Founded in 1968, Hastings Entertainment, Inc. is a leading multimedia entertainment retailer that combines the sale of new and used books, videos, video games and CDs, as well as...

2013-01-07 08:24:54

AMARILLO, Texas, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hastings Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAST), a leading multimedia entertainment superstore retailer, on January 4, 2013, entered into a second amendment to its credit facility with Bank of America, N.A. The Second Amendment extends the maturity date of the loan agreement from July 22, 2014 to January 4, 2017. There are no other changes in terms or conditions. "Amending our loan agreement allows us to maintain our low cost of capital and...

2012-12-13 08:24:31

AMARILLO, Texas, Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- After years of waiting, West Texans will finally be able to wager on horse racing starting Friday, December 14 when the Saddle Brook Jockey Club opens in Amarillo. Saddle Brook Jockey Club, located in southwest Amarillo at 4332 SW 45th Ave., is a temporary simulcast facility where the public is welcome to watch and wager on horse racing from tracks coast to coast. "This is a totally new experience to West Texas," commented Drew Alexander, one...

2012-11-13 08:28:48

AMARILLO, Texas, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hastings Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAST), a leading multimedia entertainment retailer, will announce financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2012 via a press release issued before the market opens on Monday, November 19, 2012. About Hastings Founded in 1968, Hastings Entertainment, Inc. is a leading multimedia entertainment retailer that combines the sale of new and used books, videos, video games and CDs, as well as...