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The Inventure Group, Inc.
The Inventure Group, Inc. to Announce Second Quarter 2008 Results On July 23, 2008
PHOENIX, July 15, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Inventure Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SNAK) will release results for the second quarter ended June 28, 2008, on Wednesday, July 23, 2008. The Company will also hold a teleconference to discuss the financial results and future plans and prospects.
Renasant Corporation Announces 2008 Second Quarter Earnings Results
TUPELO, Miss., July 15, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Renasant Corporation (Nasdaq:RNST) (the "Company") today announced its earnings results for the second quarter of 2008. Net income for the second quarter of 2008 was $7,985,000, up 12.67%, as compared to $7,087,000 for the second quarter of 2007. The increase in net income can be attributed to higher levels of net interest income and noninterest income offset partially by increases in noninterest expense and our provision for loan losses.
AutoZone Committed to Helping Customers Reduce Their Gas Expense
MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 15, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- AutoZone (NYSE:AZO) has a long history of helping customers save money. One tip it has always stressed is performing a few simple tune up jobs can help save significantly on gas costs. So it was no surprise when the Alliance to Save Energy partnered with AutoZone and launched the Drive $marter Challenge interactive website and campaign. The campaign offers extensive money and gas-saving tips (in both English and Spanish) for vehicle upkeep and sensible driving, as well as helpful resources to ease the pain of this year's high gas prices.
Klayman & Toskes P.A.
The Law Firm of Klayman & Toskes Files Securities Arbitration Claim On Behalf of a Retiree Against Charles Schwab for Losses Sustained in the YieldPlus Funds
NEW YORK, July 15, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Securities Law Firm of Klayman & Toskes, www.nasd-law.com, announced today that it filed a securities arbitration claim against Charles Schwab (Nasdaq:SCHW) on behalf of an retiree who purchased Schwab's YieldPlus Fund (Nasdaq:SWYPX) and YieldPlus Select Fund (Nasdaq:SWYSX). The Claimant purchased the YieldPlus Funds as an alternative to a money market fund where he sought income with little to no risk. Instead, the value of his investment has experienced significant declines. The securities arbitration claim seeks the resulting damages of approximately $100,000.
American Association of Port Authorities
AAPA Port Security Seminar & Expo Set for Houston, July 16-18
ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 15, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Seven years after 9/11, continually strengthening port security to thwart terrorism remains a top priority among public seaports. The American Association of Port Authorities' (AAPA) 12th Port Security Seminar and Exhibition, to be held in Houston, Tex., July 16-18, will address these concerns, focusing on the security and safety challenges confronting public seaport agencies and marine terminal operators throughout the Western Hemisphere.
Meade Instruments Corporation
Meade Instruments Obtains Amendment to Domestic Credit Agreement; Returns to Compliance With Covenants
IRVINE, Calif., July 15, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Meade Instruments Corp. (Nasdaq:MEAD), a leading designer and manufacturer of optical products, including telescopes, binoculars and microscopes, today announced that it has signed the Sixteenth Amendment to its Amended and Restated Credit Agreement with its primary lender, Bank of America, N.A. Under the Sixteenth Amendment, Bank of America, N.A. waived the Company's non-compliance with certain covenants under the credit agreement.
Home Federal Bancorp, Inc.
Home Federal Bancorp, Inc. Announces Third Quarter Earnings
NAMPA, Idaho, July 15, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Home Federal Bancorp, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq:HOME), the parent company of Home Federal Bank (the "Bank"), today announced third quarter earnings for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008. For the quarter ended June 30, 2008, the Company reported net income of $1.1 million, or $0.07 per diluted share compared to $1.6 million, or $0.09 per diluted share, for the same period a year ago. Net income for the nine months ended June 30, 2008, was $3.0 million, or $0.19 per diluted share, compared to $4.1 million, or $0.24 per diluted share, for the same nine-month period a year ago. Earnings per share for the prior periods have been adjusted to reflect the impact of the second-step conversion and reorganization of the Company, which was completed on December 19, 2007.
Capital Southwest Corporation
ISS Recommends Capital Southwest Shareholders Vote for Its Proposed Directors
DALLAS, July 15, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Capital Southwest Corporation (Nasdaq:CSWC) today announced that ISS Governance Services (ISS) has published its report recommending that Capital Southwest shareholders vote FOR its proposed board of directors. The directors' slate includes Donald W. Burton, Graeme W. Henderson, Samuel B. Ligon, Gary L. Martin, William R. Thomas and John H. Wilson.
Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis
Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis Announces 2008 Second Quarter Dividend
INDIANAPOLIS, July 15, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- On July 15, 2008, the board of directors of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis (FHLBI) declared a dividend on B-1 stock at an annualized rate of 5.25%. Additionally, B-2 stock will be paid at an annualized rate of 4.20%.