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    Academy Sports + Outdoors Announces Appointment of Chris Turner to Board of Directors

    KATY, Texas, Dec. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ —¬†Academy Sports and Outdoors, Inc. (“Academy” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: ASO) announced today, effective immediately, the appointment of Chris Turner to its Board of Directors (the “Board”) and Audit Committee. With this change, Academy’s Board now comprises ten directors.¬† “Chris has an impressive background of business leadership and deep knowledge in consumer brands and elevating the customer experience that will be very valuable to Academy and our Board,” said Ken C. Hicks, Academy Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. “As a Texan and Academy Sports + Outdoors customer, he’ll bring a unique passion to his role as a director.” Turner has over 20 years…

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    Fort Smith directors discuss feasibility study for indoor sports facility

    FORT SMITH — The city is matching a $15,000 grant to hire the Convention Sports and Leisure International firm to study the feasibility of an indoor sports facility in the River Valley. City directors heard Bill Krueger of Convention Sports discuss the process during a study session Tuesday evening. The 12- to 14-week process includes analyzing market conditions; market outreach; industry characteristics and trends; economic impact; financial operations; and costs before preparing a report. “The economic impact analysis is what a lot of communities are interested in with these kind of projects, which is what percentage of users are nonlocal? What are they spending per day in town? And then…

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