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RGC Resources, Inc.
RGC Resources, Inc. Added to Russell Microcap Index
ROANOKE, Va., July 2, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- RGC Resources, Inc. (Nasdaq:RGCO), the parent company for Roanoke Gas Company, announced today that it has been added to the Russell Microcap Index. This index is used frequently by investors and investment managers as a source of information on microcap sized companies. Russell establishes a new list of companies for each of their indices each year. CEO John B. Williamson, III, said that he was pleased with the inclusion of RGCO in the Russell Index and expects it to increase the interest in our stock among investors.
Hot Topic, Inc.
Michael Crooke Leaves Hot Topic, Inc.
CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., July 2, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Hot Topic, Inc. (Nasdaq:HOTT) announced today that Michael Crooke, who was appointed the President of the company's Hot Topic division on June 2, 2008, is no longer with the company. In addition to her responsibilities as Chief Executive Officer of Hot Topic, Inc., Betsy McLaughlin has assumed oversight for the Hot Topic division.
Crown Crafts, Inc.
Crown Crafts, Inc. and Wynnefield Capital Reach Agreement Regarding Voting and Governance Matters
GONZALES, La., July 2, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Crown Crafts, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq:CRWS) and Wynnefield Partners Small Cap Value, L.P. and its affiliates (collectively, "Wynnefield") today announced that they have reached an agreement regarding certain voting and governance matters. Under the agreement, Wynnefield's designee, Joseph Kling, has been appointed to serve on the Company's Board of Directors, effective immediately, and will be included in the Company's 2008 proxy statement as a nominee for election to the Board at the Company's 2008 annual meeting of stockholders, and Wynnefield has agreed not to solicit proxies in connection with the Company's 2008 and 2009 annual meetings and to vote all its shares in support of the Board's director nominees and to vote its shares in the same proportion as the votes cast by stockholders not affiliated with the Company with respect to all other matters at such meetings. The Company's 2008 annual meeting will be held on August 12, 2008.
Sky Detective, Inc.
Sky Detective Enters Asia Pacific; Signs Contract With HIMSAT to Provide Advanced Tracking Devices and Network Services
EAGLE, Idaho, July 2, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Sky Detective, Inc. today announced that it has signed a three year agreement to provide advanced tracking devices and network services to HIMSAT, a Nepal based rural satellite communication company that provides Telecom equipment and services. HIMSAT is the first Nepalese company to sign an agreement with Nepal Telecom. It is the leading provider of SMS online recharges in Nepal. HIMSAT will use Sky Detective's tracking devices and software in Nepal for numerous projects, including an M-commerce platform for mobile payment and banking.