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WAITING THEIR TURN — The future of Decatur varsity football checks out the action during Saturday’s home scrimmage against Kennedale. The Eagles
started slow but finished strong outscoring the Wildcats in a practice half.
DECATUR
By BRANDON EVANS
In Newark Beach Estates, lush
green lawns run flush against the
lapping waters of Eagle Mountain
Lake.
The subdivision, which borders the
northernmost point of the lake, has a
racy past and a contentious present.
Mark York, a homeowner in New-
ark Beach Estates, has lobbied the
county for years to permanently close
three public boat ramps in the neigh-
borhood.
One of those ramps runs directly
alongside York’s house.
“I want this totally closed off,” York
said. “There is no place for a boat
ramp between these two homes.”
The boat ramp is a gravel drive be-
tween York and his neighbor’s house.
It has no room for a vehicle to turn
aroundor parkafter unloading aboat.
It shows no sign of use. Weeds and
beer bottles mark the point where the
drive meets the now shallow lake.
“Nobody has even used the boat
ramp successfully in four or five
years,” York said. He moved into the
house in 2000.
“I can’t remember the last time
anybody used it,” said Bob Bullard.
Bullard’s yard is on the other side of
the public boat ramp. “Actually, since
DECATUR
Messenger photo by Joe Duty
HOME
DESTROYED
— A
Runaway
Bay home
was
destroyed
by a
Wednesday
morning fire.
Bridgeport,
Runaway
Bay, Lake
Bridgeport
and
Decatur fire
departments
battled the
fire that was
called in
around 5:30
a.m.
By MANDY BOURGEOIS
Four Wise County fire depart-
ments responded to a fire that
destroyed a Runaway Bay home
Wednesday morning.
Bridgeport, Runaway Bay, Lake
Bridgeport and Decatur fire de-
partments were called to the fire
at 122 Sycamore Court at about
5:30 a.m.
A woman and her grown son liv-
ing in the home were not injured.
The woman was awakened by her
dog’s barking and smelled smoke.
She found heavy smoke outside
her bedroom door, so she climbed
out of her bedroom window. Her
son also exited the home through
his bedroom window.
Fire departments arrived to find
heavy flames coming from the
roof.
The fire has been ruled acciden
tal.
Q
E-mail Mandy at mbourgeois@
wcmessenger.com.
By BRANDON EVANS
Jill Thomas, 34, of Decatur, received a
sentence of eight years deferred adjudica-
tion through a plea deal with the state on
Monday in the Wise County Courthouse.
In October 2008, Thomas was indicted
for sexual assault with a 16-year-old male
from Decatur. The charge was eventually
lowered to indecency with a child by ex-
posure.
While the sexual assault charge carried
an additional punishment of registering
as a sex offender for life if found guilty,
the indecency charge only requires the
guilty party to register as a sex offender
for 10 years with the state.
Due to the circumstances of the case,
the district attorney was satisfied with
the sentence.
Thomas and the victim had consensual
sex two times before the victim became
uncomfortable with the situation and
contacted the sheriff’s department in
September 2008.
In addition to the eight years probation,
Thomas was also fined $4,000.
Q
E-mail Brandon at bevans@wcmessen-
ger.com.
Thomas receives probation
Bay home destroyed by fire Wednesday
By PHIL MAJOR
Construction on afford
able housing for senior citi
zens could get under way in
Decatur by year-end.
Plans are to start con
struction on the Woodland
Creek Apartment project at
3108 S. Murvil by November
or December, according to
Mark Feaster, project man
ager for Hersh Development
Co., a Topeka, Kan., compa
ny. He said it will take nine
to 12 months to complete.
The Texas Department of
Housing and Community
Affairs announced Wednes
day a $576,558 housing tax
credit for the project.
The property, just west
of the Lipsey Addition off
Farm Road 51 South, has
been through annexation
and zoning procedures for
THOMAS
RUNAWAY BAY
NEWARK DECATUR
County and property owners clash over boat ramps
Open or closed?
Messenger photo by Joe Duty
I’M ON A BOAT RAMP — Mark York stands on a Newark Beach Estates boat
ramp that runs along his property line. The county recently installed a large
fence between the ramp and his yard. York wants the county to close the
ramp permanently.
Continued on page 8A
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yard.
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Dear Neil: I have beau-
tiful cucumber vines, and
they’ve covered in flowers.
However, no cucumbers. Why
would that happen?
The flowers aren’t getting
pollinated. All cucurbits
(melons, squash, cucum-
bers, gourds) bear separate
male and female flowers on
the same plant. The male
flowers have straight flower
stalks attaching them to
the stems, while the female
flowers’ stalks are swollen
by the primordial fruit that
will develop following pol-
lination. Bees deliver the
pollen, and if you don’t have
good bee activity, you’ll have
to pluck a male flower off,
strip away its petals, and
daub pollen onto the female
blooms.

Dear Neil: My 7-year-old
Don Juan climbing rose is
just sitting still, refusing to
grow well or bloom much.
Could a little dog’s using it
for a bathroom cause it to
stall out?
That’s not too likely.
What is much more prob-
able would be black spot
fungal leaf spot attacking
its leaves. If you have seen
yellowed blotches with dark
brown or black centers, that
would be black spot. Don
Juan is susceptible, and the
results would be just as you
described. The fungus won’t
be very active in summer’s
heat, but it will resume in a
few weeks. Protect the new
growth with a labeled fungi-
cide applied each week. And,
next time, go for EarthKind
varieties that have been
designated by Texas A&M.

Dear Neil: We planted a
hummingbird bush (Ani-
sacanthus wrightii) three
years ago, and it has done
wonderfully. The hum-
mingbirds love it. Can it be
shaped up a little by trim-
ming? When?
That’s a beautiful little
shrubby plant, but it really
does have an unruly growth
habit. About all you can do
is to trim away branches
that are obviously growing
beyond their “boundaries.”
However, it will never look
like a formal plant in your
garden. It’s probably best to
do a little minor shaping all
along, rather than any one
heavy trim.

Dear Neil: Within the
past three weeks, two dif-
ferent men have knocked on
my door to alert me that my
trees are being stressed by
the summer weather. They
wanted to prune the trees to
reshape them and to lessen
that stress. It all sounds
good, but if the trees are in-
deed already under stress,
wouldn’t pruning them add
to it?
You made the right de-
cision not to have them
prune your trees, but not
for the reason you men-
tioned. Pruning isn’t espe-
cially stressful for trees. By
far, your bigger worry has
to do with the credentials
of the men who wanted to
do the work. Door-knocking
tree-pruners are almost al-
ways unqualified for the job,
plus, you have no idea how
to find them should things
go wrong. Stick with certi-
fied arborists with an estab-
lished business address and
many years of experience.
To answer your original
overall question, pruning
isn’t necessarily the answer
to your trees’ woes and prob-
ably won’t be needed at this
time.

Dear Neil: Why aren’t
my crape myrtles blooming?
They are several years old,
and they’re in full sun. Why
no buds or blooms? Is there a
fertilizer I should use?
Hopefully, you didn’t “top”
them this past winter. That
kind of severe pruning is
still sadly common in much
of Texas, and it serves no
good purpose for the plants
or their blooms. It delays the
first bloom, often into late
summer, and it ruins the
plants’ natural form in the
process. They need a nitro-
gen fertilizer and moderate
watering during dry spells.

Dear Neil: We have a
Meyer lemon that did very
well for us for its first two
years. Its fruit were large
and beautiful and amazingly
juicy. In recent years, howev-
er, the fruit has been smaller,
and the skin of the fruit has
been rasped by something.
The fruit remains juicy. We
tried a recommended fungi-
cide for two years, but to no
avail. Suggestions?
If you do an online search
for “citrus rind damage”
you’ll find many matches,
almost all of them centering
on various insect pests. Use
a hand lens to look for scale
insects, thrips, mites or any
other pest that might be in
the areas being damaged.
Standard insecticides, both
organic and inorganic, will
be available once you have
the pest isolated. The small-
er fruit size could either be
due to the challenges the
insect has brought to the
plant, or perhaps it could be
a reflection of the numbers
of fruit the plant is bearing.
It’s best to thin fruit early
in the season so that they’ll
be 6 or 7 inches apart on the
branches. That will allow
each to receive more water
and nutrients than they’d
get if they were crowded.
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By TANYA DAVIS
Wise Co. Extension Agent
Every one out of three
adults in the United States
of America has high blood
pressure. It’s often called the
silent killer because persons
with it have no symptoms
for years, then suddenly die
with massive heart attacks.
This accounts for 49 percent
of cardiovascular disease
cases. High blood pressure
is also a risk factor for Type
2 Diabetes.
In many instances, it is
believed that the level of so-
dium intake may contribute
to increased blood pressure
thus resulting in cardiovas-
cular disease.
Our bodies need sodium
for fluid balance and nerve
transmission. While it is
recommended that we eat
1.3 to 1.5 grams (g)/day with
an upper limit of no more
than 2.3 g/day, most Ameri-
cans eat 3 to 4 g of sodium
daily. Most 0dietary sodium
is consumed in the form of
table salt.
The good news is you can
obtain all the sodium needed
through a variety of foods.
Table salt, ched-
dar cheese, ham,
many snack foods
and most processed
foods which contain
either sodium chlo-
ride or sodium ben-
zoate/ phosphate
should be eaten in
minimal amounts.
There are many
options for lower-
ing sodium intake.
1. Read food la-
bels. When you’re buying a
food product, look at the Nu-
trition Facts and the ingre-
dients list on the label. Find
the symbol Na or the words
sodium, salt or soda, and see
how much is in that food.
When selecting foods in
the grocery store, look for
single foods with no more
than 400 milligrams of so-
dium in a single serving and
entrees with no more than
800 milligrams of sodium.
2. Some ways to reduce
the amount of sodium in
recipes are:
a. In recipes, use only half
the salt recommended. For
example, if a reci-
pe calls for 1⁄2 tea-
spoon, use only 1⁄4
teaspoon.
b. Gradually re-
duce the amount
of salt each time
you make a recipe
so that over time
you get used to
a less salty fla-
vor. However, do
not eliminate salt
from yeast bread
or rolls; it is essential for
the flavor and yeast action.
It also helps the texture.
c. When cooking pasta,
noodles or rice, do not add
salt to the water.
d. Use the low-salt or no-
salt version of your ingre-
dients when you can. For
instance, instead of using
garlic salt, use garlic powder
or minced garlic. You could
also buy a low-salt version
of steak sauce.
3. Follow the Dietary Ap-
proaches to Stop Hyperten-
sion (DASH) diet with twice
the average number of serv-
ings of vegetables and fruits
increasing the salt-to-potas-
sium ration of 1 to 1 which
can help lower your blood
pressure. See the complete
DASH Healthy Meal Plan
at www.nhlbi.nih.gov/hbp/
prevent/h_eating/h_eating.
htm
4. Ask your dietitian or
doctor if you should use salt
substitutes such as potas-
sium chloride.
If your symptoms of high
blood pressure persist and
are severe, see a registered
dietitian and/or other health
professionals for treatment
and medical advice.
Mary Kinney Bielamow-
icz, Professor and Nutrition
Specialist for Texas AgriLife
Extension Service, Texas
A&M System was the source
for this article.
DAVIS
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and Randy Rhodes of De-
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and Community Leaders of
America (FCCLA). The se-
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Leadership Conference held
July 12-16 in Nashville.
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officer is the highest leader-
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the year to attend training
and program planning ses-
sions. Rhodes will also help
set policies and develop fu-
ture goals for the organiza-
tion as a committee mem-
ber of the FCCLA National
Board of Directors.
DECATUR
Rhodes elected national FCCLA VP
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By GARY CLAYTON
Wise Co. Extension Agent
Heavier is generally bet-
ter, at least when it comes to
calves. And the easiest way
to put on 20 pounds is to use
an implant. Implants are
one of the most underuti-
lized technologies. One rea-
son producers may not use
implants is because they
don’t know what they are.
Steroids are implanted
into the steer or heifer to
help it gain more weight
than a non-implanted beef.
Implanted cattle show a 15
to 20 percent gain over non-
implanted cattle.
There are three types of
implants on the market -
low and high dose estrogen,
high potency trembolone
and estrogen combinations.
Some are sex specific or age
specific.
Implants work in con-
junction with the animal’s
feed program, working best
when they receive proper
nutrition.
For maximum implant
benefit, calves should gain
at least a pound per day
while suckling on their
mother. Generally, the faster
the calves gain, the greater
the implant response.
There are several approved
implants for nursing steers
and heifers and for cattle
in the feedyard. Producers
need to read implant labels.
Many implants should not
be used on calves less than
30 to 45 days old. Implant-
ing prior to that time, such
as at birth, has been shown
to cause fertility problems in
heifers intended for replace-
ments. No implants are cur-
rently labeled for use in bull
calves intended for future
use as herd sires.
At a recent cattleman’s
clinic, they demonstrated
the best techniques for im-
planting cattle. The proper
place for implantation is the
middle third of the backside
of the ear.
First and foremost, pro-
ducers need to keep instru-
ments clean. I recommend
using an old paint tray and a
kitchen sponge. Add a small
amount of disinfectant and
run the needle across the
sponge between animals. A
major cause of implant fail-
ure is because of improper
needle disinfecting. The
sponge may also be used to
wipe the surface of the ear
clean.
The second most common
reason for implant failure is
when the implant gets in-
advertently crushed due to
forceful administration. It is
best to withdraw the needle
slightly as the implant is
deposited to avoid crush-
ing it. Some companies also
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needle.
A third reason implants
often fail is because some-
one gets in a hurry. Instead
of putting it under the skin,
they put the needle all the
way through the ear and it
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leftover implants. Implants
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Wise Co. Extension Agent
4-H activities offer young people
many exciting opportunities for per-
sonal development. These activities
often are a part of their
projects. For example, a
community beautification
project group might tour a
local nursery to learn more
about planting and taking
care of shrubs.
However, a 4-H club will
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Younger members start
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their leader in choosing a
topic and a suitable way to
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be of interest to the mem-
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member can do or learn to do well.
Once the topic is chosen the 4-H’er
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a demonstration or an illustrated
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explained best by making or doing
something and results in a finished
product, the member should prepare
a demonstration. However, if he can
best show and tell how to do some-
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or pictures, a better choice of presen-
tation method may be an illustrated
talk. By giving demonstrations and
illustrated talks, youths learn to:
! Develop or improve skills
! Increase their knowledge and
express themselves well
! Develop poise and confidence
! Develop initiative
! Earn recognition
Regular 4-H meetings or project
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DECATUR
Owned and operated by Larry & Ida Kirby
Bus. 380 • Decatur, TX
Hours: Mon. - Fri., 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sat. 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. • Sun. 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Phone: 940-627-6466
The USDA is now accepting applica-
tions for up to $1.7 billion to fund proj-
ects that help spur business activity
and economic growth in rural commu-
nities. This infusion of money from the
American Recovery and Reinvestment
Act into rural business is designed to
create and save jobs and help rural
communities grow and prosper.
The funding is available through
USDA Rural Development’s Business
and Industry Guaranteed Loan pro-
gram, which supports the development
of private businesses. Eligible appli-
cants include cooperative organizations,
corporations, partnerships, nonprofit
groups; federally recognized Native
American tribes, public bodies and in-
dividuals. The funds will be targeted to
creating and retaining quality jobs and
serving difficult to reach populations,
and areas hardest hit by the current
economic downturn.
USDA will accept applications for this
business and industry guaranteed loan
program until Sept. 15, 2010, or until
all funds are expended. Recovery Act
funding will be available through Sept.
30, 2010. For information on eligibil-
ity criteria and application assistance,
contact your state Rural Development
office, or visit www.rurdev.usda.gov for
a listing of all state offices.
More information about USDA’s Re-
covery Act efforts is available at www.
usda.gov/recovery. More information
about the federal government’s efforts
on the Recovery Act is available at
www.recovery.gov.
McBride
graduates
Kevin McBride of Bridge-
port graduated summa
cum laude from Texas Tech
University with a major in
chemical engineering May
8, 2009. He received a full
scholarship in a foreign ex-
change study program and
will complete his masters in
Germany.
McBride published twice
in scientific journals while
at Tech.
He is a 2004 graduate of
Bridgeport High School.
Waskom joins
association
Chris Waskom of Deca-
tur is a new member of the
American Angus Associa-
tion.
The American Angus
Association, with nearly
33,000 active adult and ju-
nior members, is the largest
beef cattle registry associa-
tion in the world.
Martin named
to honor roll
Christopher Martin of
Rhome was named to the
president’s honor roll for
the spring semester at Tex-
as State Technical College
Waco.
Martin is a student in me-
chanical engineering tech-
nology. The president’s hon-
or roll recognizes scholastic
achievement of students
with a grade point average
of 4.0 for the semester.
Horner earns
scholarship
William Horner, a Bridge-
port High School graduate,
received the Dean’s Gold
Scholarship from Baylor
University.
EDUCATION BRIEFS
USDA loan assistance available
WISE COUNTY
Applications for emergen-
cy farm loans for the disas-
ter declaration are being ac-
cepted at the Farm Service
Agency (FSA) Office located
in Decatur.
Wise County is one of the
counties in Texas recently
named by the Secretary of
Agriculture to be eligible for
loans to cover part of actual
production losses, result-
ing from the listed designa-
tions.
Farmers may be eligible
for loans up to 100 percent
of their actual losses or the
operating loan needed to
continue in business, which-
ever is less. For farmers un-
able to obtain credit from
private commercial lenders,
the interest rate is 3.75 per-
cent.
Farmers must have suf-
fered at least a 30 percent
loss of production to be eli-
gible for a FSA Emergency
Loan. Farmers participat-
ing in the Federal Crop In-
surance Program will have
to consider proceeds from
those programs, in deter-
mining their loss.
The FSA Office in Decatur,
1604 W. Business 380, Ste.
300 is open from 8 a.m. to
4:30 p.m. Monday through
Friday.
WISE COUNTY
Emergency farm loan applications being accepted
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One Bed. 664 sq. ft. $680
Two Bed. 887sq.ft. $760
ree Bed. 1127sq.ft. $900
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• Exercise Specialist -
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No experience necessary, free training
provided.We offer Competitive Wages,
Health and Dental benefit options,
401(k) and Profit Sharing
Plans and Unemployment Benefits.
Durham School Services Performs Drug and Alcohol Testing,
Motor Vehicle and Background Checks EOE
JOB OPPORTUNITY
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Excellent opportunity for the right applicant.
Send resume to
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Acreage
6.5 ACRES
Great building sites. Mix of open
land & trees. Or buy 12 acres with
single wide. Broker, (940)389-6515.
FSBO, 2 ACRES
Highway frontage, south of Bridge-
port on FM 920. (940)393-1331.
Squeeze chute with head gate. Ex-
cellent condition. 6 years old. $750.
(940)644-5504.
Homes
WOW! 3 & 4-BEDROOM
new homes, 1+ acre. 92% credit ap-
proval rate!! $8,000 tax rebate while
it lasts! Call! (940)6278700.
2 HOUSES
Bowie, 2/1, triple lot, 2 outbuildings,
CH/A, remodeled, $60,000, owner
finance available.
Decatur, 3/2, CH/A, huge lot, all ap-
pliances, approximately 3-years-old,
$145,000. (940)390-9125.
DAN PROCTOR
CUSTOM HOMES
NEW HOMES
* OFFERING *
Design assistance - Turnkey or partial
construction - Cost plus or fee contract
Build on your land - Completed homes available
REMODELING
* INCLUDES *
Room additions - Patio covers - Enclosures
Garages - Kitchens and Baths
CONSULTING
* PARTIAL INVOLVEMENT FOR *
Plan review and advice - Overseeing
construction - Assistance with budgets and
spec sheets - On site meetings
You Can Build With Confidence
35 years of experience
817-881-9023
3/2/2
on oversized corner lot in estab-
lished Decatur neighborhood. Open
floor plan, landscaped yard, covered
patio. Needs updating. $122,000.
(214)629-5295.
3/3, 2,900 SQUARE FEET
FSBO, 1950’s ranch style, remod-
eled inside; new wiring, appliances,
painted & ready to move in. Close to
3 schools, 2007 Cates Street,
Bridgeport. $198k negotiable.
(940)389-3334.
BIG HOUSE ON PRAIRIE
New 3-bedroom, 2-bath, 2-living,
acreage with new barn. $268/down,
$701/month. Very EZ qualify.
(940)627-8700.
BRICK COUNTRY HOME
4. 3 acres, Boonsvi l l e, 3/ 1,
wrap-around porch, 3-bay garage,
4-bay metal carport, beautiful view
on hilltop, very private. Zero down,
assume payments, $170,000.
(940)399-7480.
CHARMING 3/2
home in Lake Bridgeport. Recently
updated throughout. Priced below
market for quick sale. Broker,
(940)389-6515.
FOR SALE BY OWNER
505 W. Stadium Drive, Alvord.
1,456 square foot brick, 2/1, sun-
room, formal dining, central air.
Newly replaced: electrical, gas pip-
ing, carpet & tile. New paint. De-
tached garage on 1 acre lot.
$89, 000. ( 940) 427- 5740,
(940)427-3007.
FSBO, 3/2/2
built in 2003, fireplace, fenced back-
yard, landscaped, Whispering
Winds Estates, Alvord. $124,000.
(940)393-8969.
NEW CUSTOM HOMES
Owner fi nance/l ease opti on.
(817)846-5997.
FSBO, DECATUR
3/2/3 Bailee Custom Home on 2
fenced acres! Lots of extras. Call
(817)821-2402 or (817)875-9383.
HERITAGE CREEK MINI-RANCH
3/2.5/2/2 brick, 5 acres, 4-stall metal
hor se bar n. Fenced and
cross-fenced. Won’t last @
$199,900. Buy Wise Real Estate,
(940)399-3900.
OWNER FINANCE
4,100 square foot, 5/4/4 on 5 acres.
Owner fi nance/l ease opti on.
$2,590/month. (817)846-5997
Lots
10 ACRE LOT
River Bend Estates, Decatur. Pri-
vate, gated community. $139k.
(817)714-1759.
Mobile Homes
BRIDGEPORT FSBO
2/2, 1998 single wide mobile home,
to be moved, all appliances stay,
AC, great condition. $15,000.
(940)389-1191.
DECATUR ISD, NEW FAIRVIEW
Nice 2005 Palm Harbor home,
4-bedroom, 2-bath on 1.66 acres,
2,374 square feet, too many up-
grades to list. 147 Lang Way.
$84,900. (940)577-4484.
K&P Homes, Inc. 20 used homes,
all refurbished. Financing available.
Springtown, TX. (817)677-3446.
MOVE-IN READY!
Enjoy country living in a very nice
double wide. 3-bedroom, 2-bath.
Approximately 1,344 square feet on
2 acres. Freshly remodeled w/big
upgrades. 167 CR2133, Shenan-
doah Subdivision near Valley View,
(near I35). $77,500, owner finance
n o t a v a i l a b l e . FSBO.
(940)634-2127, leave message.
RBMOBILEHOMES.COM
Move, set-ups, re-levels. In & out of
state. Licensed, bonded, insured.
Repos. Fr ee est i mat es.
(940)683-5547. RBI #36191.
WILLIAMS MOBILE HOME SERV.
Best deal on moving, set up & trim
outs. Bonded, licensed & insured.
(940)433-3117.
RENTA
Apartments
817-929-5910
BRIDGEWOOD
Executive Suites
Bridgeport, TX
Washer & dryer included
Garages available
1&2 Bedrooms Available
2/1 APARTMENT IN CHICO
1 month free! $600/ mont h,
$300/deposi t. No pets. Cal l
(940)644-2713 or (817)929-1930.
Efficiency apartments for rent, all
bills paid. (940)433-3133.
Business property
1,000 square foot office space for
lease at 605 N. Business 287, Suite
104. See Mary at Karl Klement
Properties, Inc., 605 N. Business
287, Suite 102, Decatur.
NOW
LEASING
Executive
Office Space
2,700 sq. ft.
1450 FM 51 S.
Decatur
(formerly First Financial Bank)
940-627-4584
Bridgeport, 16th Street, approxi-
mately 1,100 square feet, commer-
cial, retail or office space for lease.
$600/month. (940)627-1063.
Commercial office building for rent.
805 W. Main, Decatur. For info, con-
tact Chris Holmes or Rita Tucker,
(940)627-2350.
COMMERCIAL PROPERTY
Office/retail space. 1,000-7,000
squar e f eet f or l ease.
(940)627-2510.
Finished, commercial space for
lease, Business Highway 380 front-
age, Decatur. 2,135 square feet.
$2, 500/ mont h pl us el ect ri c.
(940)389-5407.
Office building near Courthouse
Square. 3 offices, reception/waiting
area, kitchen & restroom, CH/A.
$850/month, 1st/last plus deposit.
(940)389-5588.
Quality space for lease. Great loca-
tion, medical/office. 3,368 square
feet available. Call (940)627-2778
for information.
Condos, town homes
Runaway Bay condo, 1-bedroom,
downstairs, pool side, with washer &
dryer. $625/month. (940)626-9603.
Duplexes
Dupl ex, Br i dgepor t . 3/ 2,
washer/dryer hookups, large yard,
maintenance included. In nice
neighborhood. No pets, no smoking.
( $850/ mont h, $500/ deposi t .
(940)393-2994 or (940)389-4066.
***MOVE IN SPECIAL***
1/2 OFF 1ST MONTH’S RENT!
Bridgeport Area
3-bedroom, 2-full bath. Vaulted ceil-
ings, appliances, W/D connections.
Fenced yards available. Pet
friendly. $750/month, $400/deposit.
(817)270-HOME. www. short -
hornpm.com.
Duplex for rent, 3-bedroom, 2-bath.
602-A Crestridge Court, Decatur.
$800/month. (940)964-2631.
EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT!
3-bedroom, 2-bath, duplexes in Al-
vord. $725/month. $475/deposit.
Fenced backyard. No smoking, pets
OK w/pet deposit. (940)393-8740.
NICE RHOME DUPLEX
2/2 w/appliances, washer/dryer
hookups, lawn care. Covered park-
ing/storage. No smoking. Some pets
O.K. $750/month, $500/deposit.
Owner/Agent (940)399-3900.
Now available: 2 & 3-bedroom du-
plexes. Bridgeport & Decatur.
$650-$750/month, month-to-month
lease. Dusty, (817)307-0057.
Homes
$100 OFF 1ST MONTH
Deposit, $199.
Decatur: 3/2, 209 S. State.
Alvord: 2/1,208 O’Neill.
Bowie: Garden Terrace Apartments,
702 -C East Wilbarger.
No pets allowed. Karl Klement Prop-
er t i es , c ont ac t El ai ne,
(940)627-6362.
www.klementproperties.com.
***NOW AVAILABLE IN BOYD***
BRAND NEW HOMES FOR LEASE
$900/MONTH, $500/DEPOSIT
3-bedroom, 2 full bath, appliances,
washer/dryer connections. Fenced
y a r d , c o v e r e d p o r c h .
(817)270-4660.
www.shorthornpm.com.
**NOW IN RUNAWAY BAY**
Beautiful new home for rent. 3-bed-
room, 2-bath, w/privacy fence.
$1,000/month, $500/deposit. Huge
master suite, vaulted ceilings, large
covered porch, all appliances &
washer / dr yer connect i ons.
(817)270-4660.
www.shorthornpm.com.
1-bedroom, 1-bath home, includes
appliances, large storage building,
on 2 beautiful acres, 8 miles north of
Decatur, FM 730. $700/month,
month-to-month lease. Available
now. (817)937-6748.
1700 N. Cates Street, Decatur.
3/2/2, all brick, pets welcome.
(817)247-0246.
BRIDGEPORT
4/2, 2 living areas, WBFP, CH/A, 2
acres, shop, barn, storm cellar.
$1,175/month plus deposit. Avail-
able 9/1. References required.
(817)366-7167.
2/2 with bonus room, Runaway Bay.
$700/month, $350/deposit. Avail-
able now. (940)683-3144.
“Timeless Elegance”
817-825-4647
1511 N Bus 287
Decatur - 2/1
$850/month • $300/deposit
All homes include lawn care.
NEW LEASE!
3-bedroom, 1-bath, 2-car garage,
brick, Boyd ISD. 1 acre yard, no
fence, no pets. $800/month plus de-
posi t . (940)433-2255, days;
(940)433-9914, nights.
3-bedroom, 2-bath, 5 acres, barn.
Paradise. (817)929-8981.
Cannon
PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
PROPERTY FOR LEASE
940-368-1811
www.cannonrealty.net
• $750, 2 bedroom, 2 bath,
Bridgeport
• $450, 1 bedroom, Decatur,
301 South Trinity
• $750, 3 bedrooms, Decatur,
601B Crest Ridge Homes
• $750, 3 bedrooms,
New Fairview
• $850, 3 bedrooms, Bridgeport,
FM 1655 (1 acre lot)
• $1,200, 3 bedrooms, Alvord,
109 Lynch Street
(beautiful home)
• $2,500, 3/2/2 on 14 ac.
with 5 stall barn and all the
amenities. Gated community
Executive estate, 4,400 square feet,
4-bedroom, 4-bath, media, 3+ ga-
rage, 2-fireplaces, wet bar, jacuzzi.
$2,700/mo. (940)325-8700.
Home for rent, 3-bedroom, 2-bath,
2-car carport, CH/A, Decatur ISD,
fenced back yard with shop.
(940)627-6553.
HOUSE FOR RENT
3/2, double car garage, privacy
fenced backyard. 302 S. Trenchard.
$1100/month. (940)627-9981.
HOUSE FOR RENT
Bridgeport, 3-bedroom, 2-bath,
bri ck, garage, fenced yard.
$1,200/month, $600/deposit. Refer-
ences & background check re-
q u i r e d . ( 9 4 0 ) 6 8 3 - 5 2 1 5 ,
(940)577-2364.
Mobile Homes
2-bedroom, 2-bath mobile home for
rent. Very nice. South of Boyd.
(940)433-2379.
3/2 double wide, 2 large living ar-
eas, 2 acres, Paradise area.
$750/month plus deposit. Refer-
ences required. Available Sept. 1.
(817)944-9451.
Chico, 2-bedroom, 2-bath, fresh
paint, new carpet, CH/A, gas range.
$550/ mont h, $550/ deposi t .
(719)660-5992, cell, ask for Kevin.
Spaces & lots
SUNSET RV PARK
Centrally located between Decatur,
Bridgeport, Bowie on Highway 287.
Full hook-ups, free laundry, free
wireless internet. (940)845-2007.
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By CD Paving & Seal Coating
What is Tar & Chip Seal?
Tar & Chip Seal is a less expensive
pavement than blacktop or concrete.
It can be applied to a base surface or an
older cracked-up blacktop surface. It is a
layer of hot, liquefied asphalt tar which is
followed by a layer of 3/8” chip rock and
then rolled to compaction.
• It stays clean
• It will not wash out
• It is maintenance-free
• It will last 12 to 15 years
• It keeps cool in summer
• It has beautiful curb appeal
WE ARE FULLY INSURED
• Parking Lots • Driveways
• Ranch Roads • Streets
Toll Free
1-888-TAR-N-CHIP
www.cdpaving.net
Office in Fort Worth
TAR & CHIP SEAL
Employment information
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Advertising under this classifica-
tion is normally not a bona fide
opportunity. Typically, compa-
nies advertising here offer infor-
mation about potential employ-
ment. Some are selling this infor-
mation. We suggest that our
readers thoroughly investigate
these advertisers before invest-
ing any money.
Medical/Dental
Senior Care Health &
Rehabilitation Center
Nowhiring for the following positions
• RNs
• LVNs
• CMAs
Apply in person at
1208 15th St. • Bridgeport
or call
940-683-5023
EEO M/F/D/V
• LVNs
• CNAs
• P/T Asst.
Activities Director
• Dietary
• Housekeeping
• Maintenance
Full or Part-time
(Applications Available Anytime)
Bridgeport Health
Care Center
102 W. Cates • Bridgeport
BHCC
Medical front office/MA. Full-time,
experience preferred. Solo Pulmo-
nary Critical Care. Need good work
ethic, trustworthy, honest, responsi-
ble. Fax (940)627-6105.
Miscellaneous
Delivery personnel, Reddy Ice,
CDL, competitive pay. Benefits in-
clude: health insurance, dental, vi-
sion and 401k. Apply in person, 201
Wi ckham, Al vor d or cal l
(888)259-4930 or (800)336-2344.
EOE.
Now accepting applications. Mini-
mum 5-years experience for com-
mercial store front, doors & glazing.
Apply at 81 Highway 380, Bridge-
port. (940)683-2380.
Texascraft.com, order fulfillment,
product packaging, office work.
Some computer experience helpful.
Will train. Supplemental health care
plan, paid vacation, sick time. Send
resume to P.O.Box 855, Rhome, TX
76078.
Trades
American Peak Production. Roust-
about pusher, minimum 3-years ex-
perience. Must be willing to relocate
to a different state. Serious inquiries
only. (940)969-2040.
Booth rent spaces available at The
St u d i o , De c a t u r . Ca l l
(940)627-4247.
CDL driver with experience pulling
mobile homes. Must have good
work references & clean record. Call
(940)683-5838, R&B Mobile Homes.
Experienced workover rig operator
with clean CDL. Some travel re-
quired through week, home on
week ends . Pl eas e c al l
(940)683-4017 for more information.
Wanted 8 experienced ironworkers
and 1 experienced crane operator
(65 ton PH Crane) for approximately
3 months beginning October 8,
2009. Passport required for project
on Mongomo, Guinea Ecuatorial Af-
rica. All expenses paid. Immuniza-
tions required. Please email to
jtc1932@yahoo.com.
Now Accepting
Applications For
• General Labor
• General Office
• Truck Drivers
• Skilled Labor
Please apply @
SearchPoint Staffing
2202 Hwy 380, Suite 7
Bridgeport, TX
940-683-0032
SERVIC
Childcare
CHILDCARE IN MY BOYD HOME
Mon.-Fri., 5a.m.-6p.m., any ages.
Infants welcome. Boyd School pick
up/drop off. $80/week. Lower rates
f or mor e t han 1 chi l d.
(817)694-4561.
IN-HOME CHILD CARE
Located in Rhome now enrolling
day and after school care. For more
det ai l s, cal l Angel a at
(214)686-0342.
Business
BOBCAT & BACKHOE SERVICE
Gravel, roads, drainage repair, final
grade land/lot clearing. Cattle
guards, culverts, trenching. Sod/fill
dirt. (940)393-6622.
J. ROGERS PAINTING
& remodeling. Reasonable rates.
Free estimates. 25-years-experi-
e n c e . ( 9 4 0 ) 4 2 7 - 2 1 9 3 ,
(817)939-1148, cell.
KAT KARES
Child/elder care; house/pet sitting;
shopping, appointment ride assis-
tance; tutoring (former teacher);
party planning. (940)210-5485,
parrishkat@gmail.com.
WORRY FREE
SOLUTIONS
Seamless Gutter Metal
Construction
Lucas Thompson
940-284-0420
www.worryfreeseamlessgutters.com
• Gutters • Carports
• Metal Roofs
• Metal Buildings
• Privacy Fencing
Housecleaning
AMY'S HOUSECLEANING SERVICE
Old fashioned cleaning at a fair
price, by a neighbor you can trust.
(817)995-7961.
DAD & DAUGHTER CLEANING
Residential, commercial. 1 time,
weekly or monthly. (940)366-6614,
(830)263-0251.
Tr i c i a ’ s Ho u s e c l e a n i n g .
13-years-experience. Owner-opera-
t or . Ref er ences avai l abl e.
(817)223-8431.
TWO LADIES CLEANING
Thorough, dependable, courteous.
Weekly, bi-monthly, monthly. Empty
houses cleaned. Call for appoint-
ment. (817)400-3118.
Let me fix it
A+HANDYMAN SERVICE
General home repair/maintenance,
auto tune-ups, lawnmower/tiller
tune-ups. Fence, sprinkler mainte-
nance/repair. 30+years experience.
Dependable, trustworthy. Call Karl,
(817)995-7960, (940)627-1115.
ALL AROUND HANDYMAN
Framing, trim, fencing, drywall,
doors/windows, decks, painting.
15-years experience. Owner oper-
ated. (817)781-1778.
ANDERSON ROOFING
& REMODELING
composition. Laminate Class IV
shingles. A+ BBB. Established
1983. Free estimates, references
avai l abl e, i nsured, bonded.
(817)230-9215, (817)656-0902.
ATKINS HOME REMEDIES
General home repairs, custom
wooden window & door screens.
Free estimates. (254)967-5343 or
(254)842-9094.
BARRINGTON CONSTRUCTION
All types remodeling, home repairs,
foundation work & privacy fences.
Al l wo r k g u a r a n t e e d .
(940)389-9276.
DAN PROCTOR CUSTOM HOMES
New homes; garages; patio covers,
enclosures; room additions, remod-
el i ng. 35-years experi ence.
(817)881-9023.
H&S RV, INC.
Mobile service. (940)389-7311.
HOME REPAIRS
Carpentry, minor electrical & plumb-
ing. Free estimates. (940)389-0582.
LANGTO CONSTRUCTION, INC.
Custom homes. Remodels, Earth
Friendly Spray Foam Insulation, ad-
ditions, kitchen/bath, patios & more.
www.langtoconstruction.com,
www.earthfriendlyfoam.com,
(682)429-3011.
Remodeling&
Handyman
Buildingservices
Home Repairs • Updates
Sheetrock Repairs
New Construction
Patios & Decks
Garage Conversions
Shops • Barns
Fencing • Welding
Carpentry
Custom Woodwork
Tractor & Backhoe
Service
Roy & Reyn
Reynolds
35 Years Experience
Also see our ad for
Budget Septic Systems Installed
Direct Mobile 817-366-7990
LOOK
for our
Septic Systems
Installed ad
Len Roy Don Builders
MIKE’S RV SERVICE
Service calls, insurance work, full
repairs, power washing, detailing.
Also work on horse & enclosed trail-
ers. Michael, (940)399-7565.
MILLER’S PAINTING
& remodeling. Interior/exterior; also
paint & stain fences. We also do
dr ywal l & wood r epai r .
(817)683-7850.
NEED ROOFING?
Absolute best price, quality, and
service. Licensed and insured. Free
es t i mat es . Cal l Mar t y ,
( 940) 799- 3503 or emai l
myroof@live.com.
STEVE’S HANDYMAN SERVICE
Electric, plumbing, framing, cabi-
nets, countertops, drywall, painting,
lawn, clean-up, hauling, tree re-
moval . Fr ee est i mat es.
(817)523-3046, (817)471-7597.
Miscellaneous
A&R Driveways. Repair of all types,
new install, repair existing. Free es-
timates. (940)210-5919.
COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL
• Remodeling • Repair • Restoration
We are insured!
Bar-K Construction
Randy A. King
940-859-6222
www.Bar-KConstruction.com
JUNK & TRASH REMOVAL
all types of clean-ups, yard work,
honey do lists. Also do light hauling.
Call Jason, (940)577-3368.
PERSONAL TRAINING
Certified with distinction, NSCA. Pri-
vate one-on-one, your home or
mine. Results with minimal equip-
ment . Reasonabl e r at es.
(940)366-6614.
Williams’ Hauling
&Tractor Works
• Brushhog & Finish Mowing
• Blading, Plowing & Tilling
• Backhoe work, driveways
• Dirt, sand & gravel hauling
• Land Clearing
• All types cleanup & haul-offs
• Quality work, fair pricing
James Williams
940-399-9138
YOUR JUNK IS MY TREASURE
Free scrap pick up. I also pick up
trash/haul off. (940)627-7031.
FARMA
RANC
Farm Equipment
1953 Ford 8N tractor with bush hog.
New engine, starts easy, runs great.
Onl y $2, 000. Cal l Johnny,
(817)689-6002.
Check out
www.hendershotequipment.com
for great deals on Case IH tractor
packages, Vermeer hay equipment,
PJ trailers & Rhino shredders.
OCEAN FREIGHT CONTAINERS
New & used. Water tight & rodent
proof. Larry Singley, (817)992-9122.
STORAGE CONTAINERS
Great storage! The best containers
at the best price. (817)726-7669.
Fencing
ALL TYPES OF FENCING
and welding. Pipe fencing, barbed
wire, cedar split rail fencing, etc.
(940)210-1242.
WWW.TX3DRANCH.COM.
BOBBY’S FENCE
All types fencing. Free estimates.
Over 25-years experi ence.
(817)444-3213.
CHRISTIAN COWBOY FENCING
Barbed wire, horse & goat. New
fence & repairs. Steve, cell,
( 8 1 7 ) 3 6 0 - 6 3 8 5 ; h o me ,
(940)626-4660.
FARM & RANCH FENCING
Pipe & cable, non-climb, barbed
wire, entrances, solar gate opera-
tors, repairs. Jim at (940)367-7505.
Lawn and garden
ALL PRO LAWN CARE
lawn service, landscaping, clean up,
hauling off, tree trimming. Depend-
able, affordable, free estimates. Dy-
lan, (817)891-1600.
COWLEY’S HYDROMULCHING
Commercial, residential, new lawn
pl ant i ng. Fr ee est i mat es.
(940)644-5872.
LONE OAK LANDSCAPING
Personalized landscape plans,
20-years experience. Plants fur-
nished, you plant or we plant. Sod,
tree work, decks/patios/walls.
(940)389-1778.
TREES TRIMMED & REMOVED
36 years in business, insured. All
major credit cards accepted.
(817)444-0861, Teater.
WANTED: DEAD OR ALIVE
RIDING LAWN MOWERS.
Used lawn mowers for sale. Parts &
service available.
(940)433-2255.
Livestock
ALL NATURAL BEEF
straight from the ranch. Young, ten-
der, no growth hormones/antibiotics.
Grain or grass fed. Whole, half.
(940)366-3172.
APHA Registered paint horses Ho-
mozygous Tobiano. Black/white,
Buckskin/white. Yearlings, 3-years-
old. Brood mares w/colts. Also 2002
Cremello stallion registered AQHA,
APHA. (940)577-2775.
AQHA HORSES FOR SALE
Running bred & foundation bred.
Reasonable prices. (940)427-9600,
(817)528-2028.
ATTENTION: HORSES WANTED
Will remove or buy unwanted
horses or trailers. (817)360-7617 or
(940)210-5552.
BUY-SELL-TRADE
All classes of horses, ponies, sheep
& goats. Riding horses guaranteed.
Also, buy livestock, utility, flatbed
t r a i l e r s . ( 9 4 0 ) 2 2 4 - 1 4 7 0 ,
(940)644-5956.
C BAR M TACK-FEED-HORSES
143 CR4396, Decatur, TX. Cash,
c h e c k s , c r e d i t c a r d s .
www.cbarm.net, (817)929-3612.
CERTIFIED ANGUS STEERS
Grain fed. No antibiotics. No hor-
mones. Half or whole. We can de-
liver to your processor or ours.
Contact Mickey, (817)371-2168; or
Chris, (972)342-5539.
GOATS FOR SALE
Boer, Nubian, LeMancha, Saanen.
Wethers, bucks & does available.
Al l ages. Al l de- hor ned.
(940)210-2506, (940)644-2251.
HAY TO MEET YOUR NEEDS
not our greed. All types of hay you
can afford. Picked up or delivered.
(940)627-7445, (940)389-3068,
(940)627-3385, (940)393-2728.
HORSE SALE
1st & 3rd Saturdays. Highway 281
@ I-20, Santo, Texas.
www.tacketthorsesale.net,
(817)929-3612.
I BUY & SELL
all kinds of animals: goats, sheep,
hor ses & cat t l e. Fr ed,
(817)223-4477, Springtown.
LIMOUSIN BULL
Pol l ed, bl ac k . $1, 500.
(817)281-5267, (817)614-2632.
LLAMAS
weanlings (6-months-old), adults,
bred females, guardians & pet qual-
ity. We provide training & support
for new owners. (940)433-5897.
REGISTERED ANGUS
bull, 8-years-old. New design/preci-
si on. $1,500. (940)389-1886,
(214)491-8670.
REGISTERED ANGUS BULLS
Gentle, exceptional herd sire,
4-years-old, proven producer,
$2,500. Also 18-month-old herd
sire prospect. Bulls come with regis-
tration papers. Also for sale: vari-
ous certified Angus heifers and
cows. Contact Mi ckey @
817-371-2168 or Chri s at
972-342-5539.
Livestock care/training
HORSESHOEING BY J.E. HARRIS
$25 for trimming. $65 for shoeing.
Call (817)902-1766.
Miscellaneous
AG HAULING
Hay, panels, shavings, etc. Texas,
surrounding states. Competitive
rates, professional service on hot
shot flatbed w/tarps. Also, hay haul-
ing field to barn. (940)300-3384.
Mowing
ASK ABOUT TREE TRIMMING
AND SPRING CLEAN-UP
ACREAGE MOWING
Tractor services. Plowing, seeding,
aereating, tilling, fertilizing available.
Tommy, (940)482-6578.
CUSTOM ROUND HAY BALING
Cutting, baling. Also, field mowing
services. Experienced & profes-
sional crew. Contact Scott Smith,
(940)399-7613.
Klean Kut
Lawn Care
Mowing • Edging • Trimming
Commercial or Residential
Brush Hog Mowing
Insured
Kenny Moran
Cell 817-247-9965
Office 940-433-5470
LIL’ ACRES FARM & LAWN
Care. Licensed & insured. Residen-
tial, commercial & agricultural. Mow-
ing, weed control, lawn programs.
(940)210-5686.
Pasture and feed
HAY
Shop Us First Or Last!
50 years of actual
service in Hay Sales.
Try us and see if our
prices can be beat!
Thank you,
Charles H. Taylor
940-627-3385 • 940-393-2728
940-389-3068 • 940-389-5000
ALFALFA HAY
3-string bales, approximately 115
lbs., $16/each. Horse quality.
$17/each, delivered. Get your hay
s t o r e d b e f o r e wi n t e r !
(940)626-9880.
ALFALFA HAY
Excellent horse quality 3x4x8 large
squares. 1,450 lbs; 2-string, 65 lb.
squares. Call (940)389-3891.
COASTAL HAY
Square bales, fertilized, barn stored.
No minimum, you load. 2008,
$6/bale. 2009, $7/bale. Boyd,
(940)433-2335.
COASTAL HORSE HAY
2009 square bales in barn, fertilized.
No minimum. Between Alvord/Deca-
t ur . Del i ver y avai l abl e.
(817)991-7625, (940)627-2813.
COASTAL
square & round bales, horse quality.
SC Squared, (817)944-9451.
COLORADO 3X3X8
Alfalfa hay. Arizona 3 string Alfalfa,
small squares. Coastal small
squares. Al l horse qual i ty.
(940)393-6095.
CUSTOM HAY BALING
North Decatur, Alvord, Allison,
Slidell, Krum areas. Coastal round
bales only. Will consider shares.
(940)389-1400, (940)627-7186.
CUSTOM ROUND BALING
Small or large fields. Pasture mow-
ing, dozer work, dig tanks, house-
pads, roads and driveways. (940)
393-2456, (940)433-8051.
HAY
Round & square bales, will deliver.
We also haul round & square bales.
(817)991-3144.
PETS
Pets
!!ATTENTION!!
We suggest that our readers thor-
oughly investigate any advertiser
before investing any money.
8 Yorkie puppies for sale. 6 males,
$350/each. 2 females, $450/e/ach.
Will be ready Aug. 27. No papers.
(940)210-5200.
CHIHUAHUA PUPPIES
very cute & ready to go. 2 females,
3 males. (940)389-0176.
Chiweenie puppies. 2 males,
9-weeks-ol d. $50/each. Cal l
(520)971-6418.
FREE TO GOOD HOME
Male Blue Heeler, 3-years-old, great
w/kids, neutered, good cow sense.
I gl oo dog house i ncl uded.
(940)969-3842.
Good companion, mixed breed dog,
very lovable. 4 1/2 year-old male, 45
lbs., black/brown. Needs kind, lov-
ing, affectionate, forever home.
(682)577-9628.
LAB/BIRD DOG MIX
Beautiful puppies looking for good
homes. 6-weeks-old, 1st shots &
wormed. $25/each. (940)210-2767.
MINIATURE DACHSHUNDS
Registered, shots & wormed.
Chocolate/tan, red, black/tan;
8-weeks-old. Parents on site, raised
in kid’s pool. (940)644-5523,
(940)393-1836.
YORKIE PUPPIES
AKC, 1 female, 2 males, born
6- 27- 09. Taki ng deposi t s.
(817)489-3822.
Pet care/training
LET ME COME
take care of your animals when you
can’t. Reasonable rates based on
required services. (940)627-1608.
MERCHAN
FOR SA
Appliances
KENMORE FRONT-LOAD DRYER
white, with pedestal, like new. Cash
only. (940)433-5940.
FARM AND RANCH
• Farm Equipment • Fencing
• Lawn & Garden • Livestock
• Livestock Care/Training
• Livestock Lost & Found
• Livestock Stud Service
• Livestock Supplies
• Miscellaneous • Mowing
• Pasture & Feed • Poultry
SERVICES
• Childcare
• Adult/Elderly Care
• Business
• Housecleaning
• Let Me Fix It
• Miscellaneous
• Tutoring
PETS
• Pets
• Pets Lost & Found
• Pet Care/Training
• Pet Stud Services
MERCHANDISE FOR SALE
• Appliances
• Clothing/Jewelry
• Furniture
• Garage Sales
• Firewood
• Miscellaneous
• Auctions
ALL AROUND WISE, Decatur, Texas, Thursday, August 20, 2009 9
EMPLOYMENT SERVICES FARM AND RANCH
We Will Be Open Sunday, August 23, om 12:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.
[Special Hours]
August 21 - 23, 2009
Tax Free Weekend
+ Summer Clearance Sale
Huge Selection of Men’s, Women’s & Kid’s Clothing, Boots & Accessories.
25-50% O Select Items
Plus Tax Free!
1410 S. FM 51, Decatur, Texas 940.627.3949 Store Hours: Mon-Sat, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Furniture
AARON’S SUMMER
CLEARANCE
Save big because we leased it first.
Lease return mattress sets, $99,
cleaned and sanitized with state in-
spection tag. Laptops from $289.
42” name brand flat screens from
$529. Lamp pairs, $29. Sofa and
love from $369. Washer and dryer
pairs from $379. New, big 60” Mit-
subishi DLP TV, $1349. Cash,
credit card or check. Save now.
Quantities limited. 1302 S FM 51,
next to Dollar General, Decatur.
(940)627-5043, ask for Miles.
Garage sales
!!ATTENTION!!
Garage sale ads must be called in
BEFORE 11a.m. Tuesday to run in
the Thursday edition. If you want
your garage sale ad in All Around
Wise also, it MUST be called in be-
fore 11a.m. Friday THE WEEK BE-
FORE the sale. We do not run ga-
rage sales the weekend before the
sale.
Bridgeport, Highway 380 to 1542
Cuba Road, Sat., Aug. 22, 8a.m.
3-family sale. Antique dresser,
quilts, holiday stuff, silk flowers, grill
much more.
Chico, 400 W. Decatur, Fri.-Sat.,
Aug. 21-22, 8a.m.-71p.m. Huge ga-
rage sale.
Decatur/Bridgeport, Xtreme Homes,
Hi ghway 380, ( bet ween
Decatur/Bridgeport), Thur.-Sat.,
Aug. 20- 22. Mul t i - f ami l y
garage/moving sale. Tools, new &
used appliances, furniture, lumber,
adult’s & children’s clothes, much
more!
PARADISE COUNTY
FLEA MARKET
Grand opening, August 22-23,
7a.m.-5p.m., Hwy. 114 & FM 51.
Lots of items. Great food, raffles,
farm animals, pet adoption. Ven-
dors- reserve your space now.
(940)433-5834.
Miscellaneous
1910 FORD
4 wheel drive, loader/mower, low
hours. Bedroom suite, washer/dryer,
dining table & hutch, microwave.
Mobile home. (940)626-9905.
WOOD BUILDINGS
10x16, $1,250. 12x24, $2,250.
(214)869-1703.
1923 SINGER
treadle sewing machine w/cabinet,
excellent condition. MPX Power-
house, full range weight machine
w/ we i g h t s . $ 1 5 0 e a .
(940)-627-7950, evenings.
1946 LINCOLN ARC SHIELD
welder, electric, on Lincoln axle
trailer, fully restored. Must see to
appreciate. (940)393-2379.
COLLECTORS!
Two, 1997 single action Army
Peacemaker Colts. .45 caliber, 5.5”
barrel, blue color case/finish.
Matched set, consecutive serial
numbers: S18001A, S18002A. Cyl-
inders never been turned. $3,500.
(940)393-8740.
STEEL BUILDINGS
of any size, carports, patio covers &
much more. Better quality, cheaper
price. Metal prices are down, now’s
the time to build. Free estimates.
(940)867-0507.
WHEELCHAIR LIFTS
Ramps and repairs. Wholesale
medical equipment at discount
prices. Also, golf cart batteries. Call
Matt Sadberry, MedCare Solutions,
(940)393-1427.
WINDOW AC UNIT
1,100 BTU, 220 volt, good condi-
t i on. $195. (817)291-2376,
(940)748-9961.
TRANSPORT
Boats
15 FOOT ALUMACRAFT
flat bottom, 50 lb. trolling motor,
depth finder & galvanized trailer.
$1,500. (940)210-0238.
Cars
IF YOU NEED
school cars, 2003 & 2004 models;
or a good, dependable car or truck
for $3,500 or less, come by Cowgirl
Auto Sales, 804 Business Highway
287, Decatur, TX; (940)626-0070.
Ask about our inventory. Let’s do
business!
I’LL BUY THOSE YARD CARS
as well as your good used cars.
Arvin, (817)925-8768.
Recreational vehicles
1996 Harley Davidson Road King,
black, 8,500 miles, fuel injected, Ri-
nehart dual exhaust, new wind-
shield, many custom parts. $9,000.
(817)229-9791.
2004 HARLEY HERITAGE
Softail, fuel injection, 7,000 miles,
black & chrome, lots of extras.
$12,500. Evenings, (940)433-2556.
EZ GO GOLF CART
6 like new batteries & charger;
wrap-around curtain & windshield;
excellent condition. (817)523-0242.
Pickups/Vans/SUVs
1993 FORD F150 XL
super cab with camper shell, fully
loaded, runs great, 80,000 miles.
$3,600. (940)626-0780.
1991 F-250
Single cab, 5-speed, long bed, red,
gasol i ne t r uck. $1, 200.
(940)389-1938.
1984 Travelcraft motor home, 34’,
Onan generator, $3,500. 1991 GMC
Z-71, tool box, camper shell,
$ 1 , 5 0 0 . ( 9 4 0 ) 6 4 4 - 5 4 1 0 ,
(940)389-0189.
2004 FORD F150 LARIAT
white, leather, navigation, DVD,
high-end stereo, 51,000 miles.
$19,900. (940)255-2233.
2003 Dodge 1500 Ram, 4-door,
4x4, Hemi, 87,000 miles, Ranch
Hand grill guard & bumpers, 20”
r i ms, bedl i ner , $9, 500.
(817)229-9791.
Heavy Equipment
CASE 445 SKID STEER
loader with forks, 74 HP, hi flow hy-
draulics, less than 5 hours. Need to
sel l , $23, 000. Eveni ngs,
(940)433-2556.
Trailers
TILT TRAILER
New, 14,000 lb., 20 foot, tilt trailer
wi t h a 12, 500 l b. wi nch.
(940)748-2827.
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Garrett Creek Ranch Con-
ference Center in Paradise
has become the first prop-
erty in Wise County to un-
dertake native grass resto-
ration.
More than 100 acres have
begun to return to the grass-
es, such as Big and Little
Bluestem, Lometa Indian-
grass, Blackwell Switch-
grass, Sideoats Grama,
Canadian Wildrye, Green
Sprangletop and Eastern
Gammagrass, which fed the
region 100 years ago.
Additionally, a complete
inventory of plants and
wildlife has begun. More
than 450 species of plants
have been identified by Bob
O’Kennon, president of the
Texas Land Conservancy
and vice chairman and re-
search scientist with the Bo-
tanical Research Institute of
Texas.
“It’s more than just an
effort to be ‘green,’” said
Jaynie Schultz, Garrett
Creek Ranch owner. “We’re
really trying to think
through and apply sustain-
ability wherever possible.
We like to say, ‘Don’t think
about the way your parents
did things, think about how
your grandparents did it.’”
Through a partnership
with the TCU Environmen-
tal Studies Department, Dr.
Tony Burgess and Lenee
Weldon completed a con-
servation plan, nature trail
guide and all-inclusive study
of the ranch property that is
being used as the guiding
document.
This is part of the over-
all environmental steward-
ship program developed by
the ranch leadership that
includes a complete sus-
tainability initiative for the
conference center facilities
and farming for the center’s
kitchens.
Garrett Creek Ranch Con-
ference Center was recently
selected as a finalist in the
Texas Meetings & Events
“2009 Readers Choice Best
of Awards” in the category
of green meetings or event
venue in the Northern Re-
gion.
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THEY’VE GOT SPIRIT, YES THEY DO ... — The 2009-10 Northwest High School varsity cheerleaders are Casey Applegate, Stephanie Aslinger, Kemi Campbell,
Ashley Day, Kristi Epperson, Kassidy Free, Sadie Golden, Morgan Ransleben, Whitney Redman, Bailey Shank, Haley Simmons, Kylie Thomas, Lindsey Thomas,
Shayna Tomlinson, Lauren Watson, Natalie Watters and Makenzie Witt.
NORTHWEST
By BRANDON EVANS
In Newark Beach Estates, lush
green lawns run flush against the
lapping waters of Eagle Mountain
Lake.
The subdivision, which borders the
northernmost point of the lake, has a
racy past and a contentious present.
Mark York, a homeowner in New-
ark Beach Estates, has lobbied the
county for years to permanently close
three public boat ramps in the neigh-
borhood.
One of those ramps runs directly
alongside York’s house.
“I want this totally closed off,” York
said. “There is no place for a boat
ramp between these two homes.”
The boat ramp is a gravel drive be-
tween York and his neighbor’s house.
It has no room for a vehicle to turn
aroundor parkafter unloading aboat.
It shows no sign of use. Weeds and
beer bottles mark the point where the
drive meets the now shallow lake.
“Nobody has even used the boat
ramp successfully in four or five
years,” York said. He moved into the
house in 2000.
“I can’t remember the last time
anybody used it,” said Bob Bullard.
Bullard’s yard is on the other side of
the public boat ramp. “Actually, since
DECATUR
Messenger photo by Joe Duty
HOME
DESTROYED
— A
Runaway
Bay home
was
destroyed
by a
Wednesday
morning fire.
Bridgeport,
Runaway
Bay, Lake
Bridgeport
and
Decatur fire
departments
battled the
fire that was
called in
around 5:30
a.m.
By MANDY BOURGEOIS
Four Wise County fire depart-
ments responded to a fire that
destroyed a Runaway Bay home
Wednesday morning.
Bridgeport, Runaway Bay, Lake
Bridgeport and Decatur fire de-
partments were called to the fire
at 122 Sycamore Court at about
5:30 a.m.
A woman and her grown son liv-
ing in the home were not injured.
The woman was awakened by her
dog’s barking and smelled smoke.
She found heavy smoke outside
her bedroom door, so she climbed
out of her bedroom window. Her
son also exited the home through
his bedroom window.
Fire departments arrived to find
heavy flames coming from the
roof.
The fire has been ruled acciden
tal.
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E-mail Mandy at mbourgeois@
wcmessenger.com.
By BRANDON EVANS
Jill Thomas, 34, of Decatur, received a
sentence of eight years deferred adjudica-
tion through a plea deal with the state on
Monday in the Wise County Courthouse.
In October 2008, Thomas was indicted
for sexual assault with a 16-year-old male
from Decatur. The charge was eventually
lowered to indecency with a child by ex-
posure.
While the sexual assault charge carried
an additional punishment of registering
as a sex offender for life if found guilty,
the indecency charge only requires the
guilty party to register as a sex offender
for 10 years with the state.
Due to the circumstances of the case,
the district attorney was satisfied with
the sentence.
Thomas and the victim had consensual
sex two times before the victim became
uncomfortable with the situation and
contacted the sheriff’s department in
September 2008.
In addition to the eight years probation,
Thomas was also fined $4,000.
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E-mail Brandon at bevans@wcmessen-
ger.com.
Thomas receives probation
Bay home destroyed by fire Wednesday
By PHIL MAJOR
Construction on afford
able housing for senior citi
zens could get under way in
Decatur by year-end.
Plans are to start con
struction on the Woodland
Creek Apartment project at
3108 S. Murvil by November
or December, according to
Mark Feaster, project man
ager for Hersh Development
Co., a Topeka, Kan., compa
ny. He said it will take nine
to 12 months to complete.
The Texas Department of
Housing and Community
Affairs announced Wednes
day a $576,558 housing tax
credit for the project.
The property, just west
of the Lipsey Addition off
Farm Road 51 South, has
been through annexation
and zoning procedures for
THOMAS
RUNAWAY BAY
NEWARK DECATUR
County and property owners clash over boat ramps
Open or closed?
Messenger photo by Joe Duty
I’M ON A BOAT RAMP —Mark York stands on a Newark Beach Estates boat
ramp that runs along his property line. The county recently installed a large
fence between the ramp and his yard. York wants the county to close the
ramp permanently.
Continued on page 8A
Tax credit
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building
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News Briefs ..... 3A Opinion........... 4A Lifestyle.............6A
Sports ...............1B Classifieds.........3B Wise Business 13A
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WEATHER...
TOM JONES
Decatur
CHARLES E.
‘THREE BEERS’
CROUCH
Springtown
PATSY LOU
WARNER
SMITHPETER
Fort Worth
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AREA DEATHS
AND FUNERALS
Mon 8/17 96/74
Abundant sunshine. Highs in the mid 90s and lows in the mid 70s.
INSIDE ...
LOST LIMBS
Paradise homeowner Ray
Cornelison Jr. is upset by
the electric company’s
drastic tree trimming in his
yard.
See page 2A
ON THE WEB ...
Mom’s
the
Word
A NEW BLOG
INSIDE ...
ROADWATCH
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map to see where you
might encounter delays or
detours.
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SPORTS ...
SPIKE IT
The 2009 high school
volleyball season started
Tuesday. See who won their
first matches.
See page 1B
Danielle Scroggins shares
tales from motherhood on
the Messenger’s newest
blog. Check it out at www.
wcmessenger.com/blogs/
mom.
Sun 8/16 97/75
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the upper 90s and lows in the mid 70s.
HERE’S WHAT YOU
MAY HAVE MISSED
IN LAST SUNDAY’S
IN NEWS...
I Thomas receives
probation
I Bay home destroyed
by fire Wednesday
I County and property
owners clash over boat
ramp
IN SPORTS...
I Lady Eagles soar
in season opener with
wins over 4A programs
I Paradise prevails
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