Archive for December, 2011

Minority firm buys Moo & Oink brand

December 17, 2011

Stores' piecemeal sale bittersweet for employees By La Risa Lynch Moo & Oink, the shuttered retail meat company, will live on in name only as a minority owned company acquired the former store’s brand and other intellectual property for $530,000 during a December 14th public sale of the 30-year-old company. Robert Beavers, chairman and CEO [...]

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Frederick Douglass’ descendent dedicates mural at Austin high school

December 9, 2011

By La Risa Lynch The progeny of a Nineteenth Century abolitionist helped dedicate a new mural at an Austin high school named after his great great great grandfather. The great great great grandson of Frederick Douglass, Kenneth Morris, was on hand for the December 3rd dedication of the Legacy Mural at Frederick Douglass Academy, 543 N. [...]

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