SIKESTON - Gray Young of Caruthersville has joined the Missouri Farm Bureau as a career agent in Scott County.
Young has completed two weeks of training emphasizing life, accident/health and property and casualty insurance. His office will be in the local Farm Bureau office at 1901 E. Malone Ave. in Sikeston.
SIKESTON - Harold J. Myrick has joined the Sikeston office of A.G. Edwards and Sons Inc. as a senior financial associate. Myrick is joining the team of Chuck and Bart Grant.
Prior to joining A.G. Edwards, Myrick was in the banking industry in Sikeston for the past 22 years.
"Harold will be a benefit to our team since he brings with him many years of dedication to serving clients in the financial services industries," said Bart Grant.
"I look forward to working with a team of investment professionals and their clients," said Myrick. "And I would like to invite my former clients to visit me in my new location."
Myrick is president-elect of the Kiwanis Club, is a member of the YMCA Board and serves as a board member of the North Acres Recreation Club. He resides in Sikeston with his wife, Darla, and their two children. The Myricks are active members of the Tanner Street Church of God where he serves a minister of music.
A.G. Edwards' Sikeston office has been serving investors in the area for 17 years and now has three financial consultants on staff. The office is located at 124 E. Center St. in Sikeston.
DEXTER - Union Planters Bank has named Eva Rennier as mortgage loan originator for the bank's office in Dexter.
Mrs. Rennier joins the company from First National Bank where she has been involved in mortgage processing and underwriting. She and her husband, Mark, live in Sikeston with their two sons, Nicholas and Daniel.
Union Planters Corporation, the largest bank holding company headquartered in Tennessee, is among the 30 largest bank holding companies based in the United States with consolidated assets of $35 billion at June 30.
SIKESTON - Karen Lance, owner of the Sikeston and the Poplar Bluff Jackson Hewitt Tax Service, received the Customer Retention Award. This award is given to Jackson Hewitt locations in Region 10 that have achieved outstanding growth in the area of customer retention during the 2002 tax season.
The award was presented to Lance and Debra Downing during Jackson Hewitt's Annual Regional Meeting.