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April 2016

Jane Gregorio

New furniture from the Old West

When Chris Olsen migrated with his family from Illinois to Texas more than a decade ago, he never imagined his career path would lead him to owning his own business. But after a few years of working in the rustic…

Jane Gregorio

D&C Amusement is in the game

D&C Amusement Co. in Kingsville is more than a retail store that houses the largest selection of dart and billiard supplies in South Texas. It also provides the latest in internet-based jukeboxes, dartboards and other games to bars and homes…

Suzanne Freeman

Academy Windows a long-time success story

After 57 years successfully running Academy Window Coverings in Corpus Christi, Ernestine and Richard Valadez are still not ready to retire. At 81 years of age, Ernestine tells the story of her family-run business with the same amount of energy…