Employees at Vann's Incorporated got some great news last week, when McMagic Partners of Texas completed the sale of the Montana-based business.

This week, the final papers were signed in bankruptcy court, so that the Texas firm now officially owns the 5 Montana retail stores and an on-line distributor.

Vann's CEO Jerry McConnell says the new owners are especially excited to have the retail portion of the business, especially now that the Christmas buying season is here.

Vann's CEO Jerry McConnell