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U.S. Mine Makers, Inc.
CEO of Nitro Lube, Inc. Issues Shareholder Update
LANGLEY, British Columbia, April 19, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Jason Rite, President and CEO of Nitro Lube, Inc. (Pink Sheets:NLUB), issued another shareholder update today. In his report he stated, "Our website has now been operational to take product orders for about two weeks. During that time we have experienced both the excitement of orders coming in and disappointment at the loss of business caused by technical problems with the site. I want to assure everyone that the site is now working properly to take secure orders. Most orders were properly processed but if your order has not been confirmed to you by e-mail, please go to http://www.nitrolube.com and re-order."
Elgin National Industries, Inc.
Offer to Purchase Announced for Elgin National Industries, Inc.
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., April 19, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Elgin National Industries, Inc. (the "Issuer"), a leading provider of industrial equipment, specialty fastener products, and engineering/construction services, announced today that it has initiated an offer to purchase its outstanding 11% Senior Notes due 2007 (CUSIP No. 286434AE5) (the "Notes") upon the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in the Change of Control Notice and Offer to Purchase dated April 18, 2007 ("Offer to Purchase"). The Offer to Purchase is being made in accordance with the change of control provisions of that certain Indenture pursuant to which the Notes were issued, dated as of November 5, 1997 (the "Indenture"). The Indenture, which was previously attached as an Exhibit to the Issuer's Form S-4 Registration Statement, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on December 31, 1997, is incorporated herein by reference.
Home BancShares, Inc.
Home BancShares, Inc. Announces Record First Quarter Earnings
CONWAY, Ark., April 19, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Home BancShares, Inc. (Nasdaq:HOMB) today announced record first quarter earnings of $4.8 million, or $0.27 diluted earnings per share for the quarter ended March 31, 2007, compared to earnings of $3.5 million, or $0.24 diluted earnings per share for the same period in 2006. This represents a $1.3 million, or 35.4% increase in the 2007 earnings over 2006.