Dairy Queen Owner Closes 29 Locations in Texas, Oklahoma & New Mexico [Updated]
The story below has been updated to correct the number of stores closed and their locations.
The parent company of several South Plains locations of Dairy Queen filed for bankruptcy on Monday and are closing 29 stores in Texas.
Dean Peters, director of communications with Dairy Queen, confirmed that 45 Dairy Queen locations owned by Vasari LLC in Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico, will remain open.
According to Everything Lubbock, Vasari LLC, the parent company, filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy listing a debt between $10 million and $50 million. Since the company filed for a Chapter 11 bankruptcy, it will be allowed to organize their debts instead of being forced to liquidate.
Factors that caused the closings include the oil prices in the region and natural disasters such as Hurricane Harvey.
Here's a list of Dairy Queen locations that have already been closed.
• 224 S. Dumas Ave., Dumas, TX
• 977 East Austin St., Giddings, TX
• 1014 South Main St., Perryton, TX
• 1243 N. Main, Shamrock, TX
• 1100 N. 4th Ave., Teague, TX
• 7819 East Admiral Place, Tulsa, OK
• 298 West 1st, Claude, TX
• 720 West Gary Blvd, Clinton, OK
• 2000 S. Commercial Ave., Coleman, TX
• 1612 N. Frazier St., Conroe, TX
• 500 W. Broadway, Denver City, TX
• 200 Main St., Gruver, TX
• 211 North 1st St., Haskell, TX
• 220 West Bender Blvd, Hobbs, NM
• 217 South Main St., Lockney, TX
• 1107 North 7th St., Merkel, TX
• 9495 N. Owasso Expwy, Owasso, OK
• 601 N. Broadway, Post, TX
• 1010 Nacogdoches Highway, San Augustine, TX
• 1005 Railroad, Seagraves, TX
• 502 E. Texas Ave., Stratford, TX
• 1010 Houston St., Wellington, TX