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2009-05-25 13:43:46

A man with a beard in the shape of a snowshoe was awarded the top prize during the the 2009 World Beard and Moustache Championships in Anchorage, Alaska. David Traver, 43, of Anchorage, bested 140 facial hair-wearing competitors from around the globe to win the commemorative gold pan and salmon fishing trip reserved for the man with the world's coolest beard, the Anchorage Daily News reported Monday. Traver's beard featured 20.5 inches of facial hair dyed multiple colors and woven by beard...

2009-05-11 07:30:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Beard Company (OTC Bulletin Board: BRCO) today announced that it has finalized the sale of its remaining interest in the McElmo Dome CO2 Unit in southwestern Colorado. Herb Mee, Jr., President of The Beard Company, reported that the sale of the Company's remaining ownership in the 240,000-acre McElmo Dome CO2 Gas Unit in Dolores and Montezuma Counties, Colorado, previously announced on April 17, has now been completed. The Company sold its...

2009-04-17 11:58:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, April 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Beard Company (OTC Bulletin Board: BRCO) today announced that it entered into a binding agreement to sell its remaining interest in the McElmo Dome CO2 Unit in southwestern Colorado on April 14, 2009. Herb Mee, Jr., President of The Beard Company, reported that the Company agreed to sell its remaining ownership in the 240,000-acre McElmo Dome CO2 gas Unit in Dolores and Montezuma Counties, Colorado for $5,200,000. A down payment of...

2009-04-06 13:44:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Beard Company (OTC Bulletin Board: BRCO) today reported that its long-time director, Ford C. Price, passed away on the evening of April 2, 2009. He had served as a director of the Company and its predecessor, Beard Oil Company, since 1987. "We deeply regret Ford's passing," stated Herb Mee, Jr., Beard's President. "We have lost one of our longest serving directors, and one of our most loyal and dedicated supporters. Ford served as a...

2009-04-06 15:25:18

Two California men said they raised $3,000 for a charity that builds wells in Africa by simply growing out their beards and soliciting donations. Friends Jon Sontag and Greg Miller of San Jose, Calif., said they hatched their beard-growing scheme last fall at a bachelor party and decided to chronicle their whiskers on the Internet, the San Jose Mercury News reported Monday. The men said they added a PayPal link to the Web site so users could donate to Water Wells for Africa. They said word...

2009-03-20 12:27:00

COMPANY EXPECTS TO REPORT COMPARABLE INCREASE IN WORKING CAPITAL IN 2008 OKLAHOMA CITY, March 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Beard Company (OTC Bulletin Board: BRCO) today announced that the disposition of the Company's China fertilizer operation, which was announced on January 6, 2009, has resulted in a financial gain of more than $1,573,000. This amount will be reported as a "Gain on disposition of controlling interests in subsidiaries" for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31,...

2009-03-03 05:15:00

CLEVELAND, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- For Andy Bindernagel, 2009 is the Year of the Beard. As 2008 drew to a close and those around him began to plan self- improvement through New Year's resolutions, Bindernagel noticed that many resolutions had a negative tone. Most of them were about stopping, quitting, or losing something, and Bindernagel wanted to challenge himself by starting something. So he chose to start growing a beard and continue growing that beard until the end of 2009. "It...

2009-02-19 17:16:00

LEWISBURG, Pa., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lexiteria has announced the publication of The 100 Funniest Words in English by Dr. Robert Beard, AKA Dr. Goodword on the alphaDictionary.com website. This book examines what Dr. Beard considers the funniest of the 2500 words he has described and e-mailed daily to 200,000 people over the past 8 years. After a short essay on what makes words funny, Dr. Beard examines the pronunciation, meaning, usage, and history of each funny word, giving...

2009-02-14 14:52:02

U.S. Olympic gold medalist Amanda Beard says she and her boyfriend, photographer Sacha Brown, are thrilled after getting engaged. Beard, who has won seven Olympic swimming medals, said she and Brown got engaged on Christmas Day and are excited to move forward in life together, People.com reported Friday. We are thrilled to be starting the next chapter in our lives together, the Olympic standout said. We are completely in love and to top it off we are best friends. Sacha proposed on Christmas...

2009-01-06 15:30:00

COMPANY EXPECTS TO REPORT GAIN OF MORE THAN $1 MILLION AND $1.5 MILLION INCREASE IN WORKING CAPITAL Oklahoma City, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Beard Company (OTC Bulletin Board: BRCO) today reported that on December 31, 2008 it entered into an agreement (the "Agreement") that finalizes the sale of the Company's entire interest in BEE/7HBF, LLC ("BEE/7HBF") effective as of such date. BEE/7HBF was a partnership between Beard Environmental Engineering, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary...


Word of the Day
lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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