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By TRAVIS MEASLEY
After eight years of roaming the halls
of Bridgeport High School and sitting
behind the school’s big-
gest desk, principal Tom
Talley is hanging up his
proverbial cleats and re-
tiring at the end of the
2008-2009 school year.
“Bring on the golf
spikes,” Talley said with
a laugh.
Talley made the an-
nouncement officially
earlier this month and
said that there are times when a person
just knows it is time to move on.
“You know, when you get to be my age
you kind of keep putting things like this
off,” said Talley, who has spent 42 years
in education. “People kept asking me if
I was serious about leaving, and for a
while I almost decided I couldn’t go. But
I couldn’t have asked for
a better final year. This
has been one of the most
enjoyable years I have
ever had.”
While Talley said his
full-time administration
career is over, he would
be open to returning to
education in a less-in
volved role in the future
if the right opportunity
presented itself.
“I have always loved my job, so if
something came up where a school or
By MANDY BOURGEOIS
Friends, family and coworkers of Sgt. Randy White
wiped tears from their eyes as Bridgeport Police Chief
Randy Singleton presented a flag to White’s wife, Janet,
and daughter, Jadyn, Thursday.
Singleton kneeled before Janet and Jadyn and spoke
softly to the mother and daughter. He then hugged Ja-
net and kissed Jadyn on top of the head before walking
away.
The department retiredWhite’s badge, No. 804, Thurs-
day in a ceremony that triggered a range of emotions
– pride in White’s service to the community; happiness
that comes with the gathering of friends; and sadness
in the loss of a father, husband, son and friend.
White, 32, was killed Thursday, April 2, when a man
fleeing from police in a high-speed chase drove his ve-
hicle into White’s parked cruiser. White was trying to
clear traffic from the roadway during the high-speed
chase.
“The outstanding work he did was unique,” Singleton
said to the crowd that gathered at the Law Enforcement
Center. “He completed his assignment and because of
him, this is a better place. He would be so honored that
you’ve shown this support.”
The flag Singleton presented to the family held spe-
cial significance – it was flown over the nation’s capital
on April 2 and was at half-staff Thursday in Bridgeport
in honor of White and Police Memorial Week.
“We flew it in honor of all officers who have died – who
have stood watch on that thin blue line to keep you from
harm,” Singleton said. “That’s what Randy White did.
“Because of him, this department is more committed
than ever to walk that thin blue line,” Singleton said.
White was one of 16 police officers honoredTuesday at
the annual DPS Memorial Service at the DPS Training
Academy in Austin. White is one of four officers killed
in the line of duty in Texas this year. Twelve officers
were killed in the line of duty in the state last year.
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E-mail Mandy at mbourgeois@wcmessenger.com.
BRIDGEPORT DECATUR
DECATUR
Karl Klement Chrysler
Dodge-Jeep in Decatur was
not among those receiving
the dreaded closure letters
fromChrysler Thursday.
Almost 800 dealers nation
wide will be closing, with the
nearest to Wise County in
Denton and the Metroplex.
“Obviously our whole deal
ership family is relieved
and grateful. We had felt we
were meeting Chrysler’s ex
pectations, but these have
been uncertain times,” said
Klement general manager
Robert Bishop.
The closings must still go
before a bankruptcy judge. A
similar round of closings is in
Retiring
No. 804
Messenger photos by Joe Duty
RETIRING THE BADGE — The Bridgeport Police Department retired Sgt. Randy White’s badge Thursday. Above,
Assistant Chief Steve Stanford (center) salutes a flag held by Chief Randy Singleton. The flag would later be presented
to White’s wife, Janet. Below, Janet and her daughter, Jadyn, bow their heads during a prayer led by Singleton.
Ceremony honors
Sgt. Randy White
Klement
dealership
not on
closure list
BRIDGEPORT
Talley to retire after ‘enjoyable year’
By BRIAN KNOX
Nearly 3 1/2 years after
Bettie Lou Walker was shot
and killed by an intruder in
side her east Decatur home
a suspect has been arrested
for her murder.
Jose Angel Sarmiento
28, was arrested by United
States Customs agents at
the border in Laredo Fri
day morning, Decatur Po
lice Chief Rex Hoskins said
Hoskins said Sarmiento had
been in contact with author
ities in the days leading up
to the arrest and worked out
a “pre-determined surren
der.”
Texas Ranger James Hol
land went to Laredo Friday
to pick up Sarmiento and
bring him back to Decatur
Murder
arrest
Sarmiento
turns himself
in at border
I have always
loved my job.
Tom Talley
Principal
Bridgeport High School
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DECATUR
Messenger photo by Joe Duty
SUPPORT OUR TROOPS — Tables were set up in front of
Wal-Mart in Decatur last Saturday so shoppers could write
messages on a large, traveling banner that will be delivered
to troops at Walter Reed Medical Center in Washington,
D.C. It’s part of a project called “Taking Texas to Our Injured
Troops,” which started about a year ago, and organizers
said it’s a way for people to brighten the spirits of men and
h i th h it l
News Briefs ..... 3A Opinion........... 4A Lifestyle.............6A
Classifieds...... 13A Sports ............ 20A Wise Business 19A
INDEX
Wise County Messenger P.O. Box 149 115 South Trinity Decatur, Texas 76234
Sat 5/16
69/54 Scattered thunder- storms in the morning be- coming more widespread in the afte.
Sun 5/17
71/52 Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the low 50s.
Mon 5/18
74/53 Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the low 50s.
Tue 5/19
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Wed 5/20
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WEATHER...
CLYDE BIFFAR
Chico
JOHN FENNELL
Alvord
JACKIE DAVIS
Decatur
RHONDA KINSEY
Bridgeport
MARION ‘ED’ LITTLE
Temple
COLLEEN MEADOWS
Colleyville
See pages 8A and 9A
AREA DEATHS
AND FUNERALS
THOUGHTS ON
THE INTERNET AND
SCHOOL BOND
Publisher Phil Major says
the Internet is a great
communication tool, but it
can also turn ugly. Editor
Brian Knox takes a look at
possible reasons for the
defeat of the Bridgeport
school bond.
See page 4A
IN OPINION ...
INSIDE ...
TAKING CENTER
STAGE
Jennifer Ward of Alvord will
display her singing talents
at the Texas 4-H Roundup,
including singing the
national anthem.
See story, page 2A
IN SPORTS ...
TRACK AND
FIELD’S BEST
Four local schools
sent athletes to the
track and field regional
championships Friday, but
could anyone advance to
the state meet?
See page 20A
HERE’S WHAT YOU
MAY HAVE MISSED
IN LAST SUNDAY’S
IN NEWS...
I Retiring No. 804
I Murder arrest
I Klement car
dealership not on
closure list
I Talley to retire
IN SPORTS...
I Sissies go down
quietly in area
championship game
I Wise County
athletes compete at
regional meet
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By NEIL SPERRY
Dear Neil: We purchased
a home last year where the
previous owners planted two
shade trees on the west side
of the house. While they cast
shade, their roots are tear-
ing up the yard, and they’re
heading toward our beds
and the sidewalk. Do we
need to remove and replace
them?
Your trees’ roots really
are shallow, as visible from
your photo. Most trees’ roots
will be in the top foot of
soil, so replacing the trees
may not help much in the
long run. You could plant
a trailing, shade-tolerant
groundcover, such as Asian
jasmine or purple winter-
creeper euonymus, to grow
over and conceal the roots,
or you could remove one or
two roots each fall, after the
hot weather has passed. Cut
the roots where they threat-
en concrete, and consider
trenching and installing a
root barrier.

Dear Neil: Many of the
top leaves of my Dracaena
marginata suddenly are
half-sized. They look like
they’ve been chewed in half
by some kind of parasite.
What would cause that?
That is one type of dra-
caena that requires very
strong (almost full) sunlight
to succeed. Most of its prob-
lems stem from a lack of
light. Plants in dark corners
grow lanky, spindly and look
almost wilted. I couldn’t tell
from your note if the leaves
were actually chewed. If so,
there would have to be a
caterpillar, grasshopper or
other feeding pest. Unless
you have the plant outdoors,
that is almost impossible.

Dear Neil: How can I get
bluegrass out of my St. Au-
gustine? We have our lawn
sprayed every year, but the
bluegrass keeps spreading.
You need to take samples
of your weed to a garden
center and have a Texas
Certified Nursery Profes-
sional confirm exactly what
weed you have. It’s probably
not a true bluegrass, as they
won’t hold up to St. Augus-
tine in our Texas heat. Even
the common weed, annual
bluegrass seldom gets a
root-hold in St. Augustine.
You may have nutsedge or
dallisgrass instead, and the
controls for all three weeds
is quite different.

Dear Neil: A homeowner
in our neighborhood sprayed
wasp and hornet killer, and
the drift got on their lawn.
The grass turned brown
overnight. Will it come back?
What needs to be done?
It should come back with-
out much care on your part.
It’s usually the propellant
that is used to carry the
insecticide that damages
plants’ leaves. It can ruin
branches on shrubs, but
grass is usually more resil-
ient.

Dear Neil: I am sending
photos of a dogwood tree I
planted in my yard six years
ago. It has done well un-
til this spring. It developed
buds, but it did not bloom,
and the top branches are
completely bare. It is send-
ing out shoots from around
its base. I’m afraid I’ve lost
the top. What could have
caused that?
It does appear that the top
has died. Sadly, it’s impossi-
ble to tell the possible cause
of the problem from your
very good photos. It’s going
to be something odd. I lost
two small dogwoods many
years ago because I didn’t
see a wire that had secured
a nursery tag around their
trunks. They ended up being
girdled and ruined. It could
also have been leftover dam-
age of recent droughts, or it
could have been weedkiller
damage.
Dear Neil: I read your
answer on using Canadian
peat moss for Take All Root
Rot in St. Augustine. Where
can I get my grass tested?
How can I figure how many
bales of peat to buy?
The Plant Disease Diag-
nostic Laboratory at Texas
A&M in College Station is
an outstanding source of re-
liable diagnosis. Your coun-
ty office of Texas AgriLife
Extension can give you the
necessary contact informa-
tion and instructions. The
peat bales will be measured
in cubic feet. A 4-cubic-foot
bale would cover approxi-
mately 50 square feet at 1-
inch of depth. It fluffs up a
good bit when you take it
out of the compressed bales,
so figure one bale per 100
square feet. You might try
a couple of bales to see how
it works. If it helps dramati-
cally, you might forego the
lab analysis.

Dear Neil: I wanted to
plant Italian cypress next
to columns on my house,
but I’ve been told they need
sunlight. What would be bet-
ter for shade in that same
growth habit?
Will Fleming yaupon holly
is columnar, and it will toler-
ate shade. It tends to splay
out as it matures, so be pre-
pared to use plant ties to
hold it in place if necessary.
Take photos to a professional
nurseryman, and ask what
other options might fit with
the rest of your garden de-
sign. It might be that you’d
do as well with another type
of plant that wasn’t so dra-
matically upright.
!
Have a question you’d
like Neil to consider? Mail
it to him in care of the Wise
County Messenger, P.O. Box
149, Decatur, TX 76234 or e-
mail him at mailbag@sper-
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GARDENER’S MAILBAG
WISE NOTES FOR CONSUMERS
By TANYA DAVIS
Wise Co. Extension Agent
Skin cancer is the most
common cancer in the
United States. In fact, one
in three Texans will be di-
agnosed with skin cancer
at some point in their life.
In recognition of Skin Can-
cer Awareness Month, here
are some pointers to use so
that your skin will be pro-
tected from the sun.
According to the pam-
phlet “Play it Safe in the
Sun” developed by Dr. Car-
ol Rice of Texas AgriLife
Extension, skin cancer is
usually curable if caught
early, and the best news
about skin cancer is that it
is easily preventable by fol-
lowing these simple steps:
! Avoid the sun between
the hours of 10 a.m. and 4
p.m.
! Use sunscreen with an
SPF of 15 or higher and re-
apply every 2 hours while
in the sun and after swim-
ming or perspiring.
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Lambert presents a proclamation to
Decatur Powersports owners Doug Taft
and Todd Carruthers for Motorcycle
Safety and Awareness Month, citing
the dealership’s effort to promote
motorcycle safety in the community and
make citizens more aware of motorcycle
traffic. As part of Decatur Powersport’s
effort to encourage safe driving habits
and promote safety, an Independent
Riders Association has been working
on a “Share the Road” sign project in
Decatur. The yellow “caution” type
signs will be installed around the city.
The dealership recently hosted the
Hootin’ n Hollerin’ poker run to benefit
the Chelsea Lunt fund at North Texas
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the Share the Road project, call Elaine
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BUSINESS
TOP HOMEMAKER — Bonnie Coonley of Decatur was named
Conservation Homemaker at the Area V Texas Conservation
Awards Banquet May 5 in Stephenville. She received a plaque
from Joe Ward, a member of the Texas State Soil & Water
Conservation Board. Bonnie and her husband, Russ, operate
a 676-acre ranch north of Decatur. Accompanying the
Coonleys at the banquet were Darnell Willis and Al and Ann
Scott, representing the Wise Soil and Water Conservation
District.
SAVE THE SOIL — County Judge Bill McElhaney (seated)
declared April 26-May 3 Soil Stewardship Week in Wise
County. He is joined by Merlin Remmele (left) of Cottondale
and Arlon Morris of Chico, both members of the Wise Soil and
Water Conservation District board of directors.
WISE COUNTY WISE COUNTY
SAVVY SENIOR
By JIM MILLER
Dear Savvy Senior,
My husband and I are interested in taking
our two grandkids on vacation this summer
and are looking for some good ideas. Do you
know of any travel companies that offer spe-
cial vacation packages for grandparents trav-
eling with their grandkids?
Unsavvy Traveler
Dear Traveler,
Taking the grandkids on vacation is what
the travel industry calls intergenerational
travel, and it’s become increasingly popular in
recent years. Here’s what you should know.
Growing trend
According to the Yankelovich Partners Na-
tional Leisure Travel Monitor, nearly 30 per-
cent of traveling grandparents have taken at
least one trip with a grandchild over the past
year. Vacationing with your grandkids is a
great way to have fun and strengthen your
relationships, especially if you live far away
and don’t get a chance to see them that of-
ten.
Travel companies
Today there are a number of travel orga-
nizations and companies that offer special-
ized vacation packages for grandparents and
grandchildren. This is a nice way to go be-
cause they plan everything for you, with most
activities for the two generations together,
but some just for adults so you can get an oc-
casional breather.
Available in all price ranges, these tours are
typically designed for children between the
ages of 7 and 18 and are usually scheduled
in the summer, or sometimes during win-
ter breaks, when the kids are out of school.
Here are some top tour companies that will
take you and your grandkids on a fun, well-
planned vacation.
Elderhostel: For an educational and rela-
tively low-cost vacation, Elderhostel, the
world’s largest educational travel organi-
zation for adults 55 and over, offers a wide
variety of trips for grandparents and grand-
children. Visit www.elderhostel.org (or call
800-454-5768) and click on “Grandparent
Travel” for a list of more than 300 vacation
plans throughout the United States and
abroad. Most of the U.S. trips are around five
days and cost anywhere from $500 to $1,000
per person, while the international trips typi-
cally last one to two weeks costing between
$150 and $350 per person, per day. These
prices do not include transportation to the
destination.
Sierra Club: If you’re the outdoorsy type,
the Sierra Club (www.sierraclub.org/outings;
415-977-5522) offers a variety of affordable
“family outings” and “local outings” near you
to choose from.
Grandtravel: This is the first company to
send grandparents and grandchildren (ages
7 to 17) off on vacation together. Grandtravel
(www.grandtrvl.com; 800-247-7651) offers
seven to 13-day luxury tours scheduled in
July and August with destinations to Wash-
ington, D.C. and Williamsburg, Alaska, Italy,
London and Paris, and New Zealand.
Generations Touring Company: This is an-
other deluxe tour operator that specializes in
intergeneration travel. They offer a variety
of week-long tours to destinations like the
Grand Canyon, Peru and the Galapagos Is-
lands in Ecuador. And for sports fans, they
have a “Baseball’s Sacred Grounds” summer
tour, which includes visits to Boston’s historic
Fenway Park, New York’s new Yankee Sta-
dium, and a trip to Cooperstown to tour the
Baseball Hall of Fame.
Consider cruising
Another popular option to consider is to
take your grandkids on a cruise. This offers
a safe and secure environment that’s pretty
affordable with plenty of facilities, activities
and dining options to keep everyone happy.
Disney, Carnival, Holland, Royal Caribbean,
Princess and Norwegian cruise lines all offer
appealing options for intergenerational trav-
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BUSINESS
SCHOOLS SUPPORT — Kim Lawson (left), a member of the
Butterfield Stage Days rodeo committee, presents a traveling
plaque to Bridget Williams and Christy Velasquez of Bridgeport
Intermediate School. The school raised more money for Mary’s
Gift through the Rodeo Pink promotion than any school in the
county. Participating schools throughout the county raised
$2,400 for Mary’s Gift, a countywide program offering free
mammograms to underserved women.
AFLAC DONATION — Marci Craddock (right), of Aflac,
presents a check for $1,600 to Kim Lawson (left) and Colleen
Walker of the Wise Regional Health Foundation, for Mary’s
Gift, the foundation’s free mammogram program. Aflac was
the sponsor for Rodeo Pink at the Butterfield Stage Days
rodeo in Bridgeport.
BIG TIME SPONSORS — Not only was Karl Klement Dodge
the title sponsor for the Butterfield Stage Days Dodge PRCA
Rodeo, but the dealership also helped sponsor Rodeo Pink,
benefitting Mary’s Gift. Robert Bishop, dealership general
manager, and his wife Rebecca, present a check for $1,500
to Mary’s Gift. Marci Craddock (right) and Aflac were also
Rodeo Pink sponsors. Kim Lawson (left), is a member of
the rodeo committee and also serves on the Wise Regional
Health Foundation board, which administers Mary’s Gift.
YOUNG ARTIST — Encelmo Galindo, 11, a fifth grader at
Chico Elementary, won the coloring contest for the Butterfield
Stage Days Dodge PRCA Rodeo in Bridgeport. His winning
entry was the cover for the rodeo program. He is the son of
Baldemar and Martha Galindo.
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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
Late Registration: $25
TEAMS still welcome
Walk up registration
allowed!
AWARDS CEREMONY
after the Race!
Lunch and Silent Auction to
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Church, Wesley Center
JW Hart & friends will be at the
Wesley Center to eat lunch and sign
autographs from noon - 12:30.
Finish ribbons to all participants
Jackie Murphree suffered a
trumatic brain injury after
being hit by a drunk driver on
August 17, 2007. All proceeds will
go to Jackie Murphree’s Benefit
Fund at Legend Bank to help pay
for her medical expenses.
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BUSINESS
DECATUR
PRCA CHAMP AND HIS RAM
— For a sixth time, Trevor
Brazile (left) of Decatur has
earned driving rights to a
Dodge diesel by winning the
Professional Rodeo Cowboy
Association's All-Around World
Championship. Handing over
his newest Ram is Robert
Bishop, general manager of
Klement Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep
in Decatur. Brazile won the
first go-round of tie-down rop-
ing with a 7.6 performance at
the recent Butterfield Stage
Days rodeo, sponsored by
the Bridgeport Riding Club
and Bridgeport Chamber of
Commerce.
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Slayton
graduates
Billy Clint Slayton graduated from
Texas A&M Uni-
versity, College of
Architecture, May
15 with a bachelor’s
degree in environ-
mental design.
Slayton is a grad-
uate of Slidell High
School and the son
of Robert and Trac-
ey Oney of Green-
wood.

Smith
graduates
Heath Colin Smith of Paradise grad-
uated with a doctor of medicine degree
from the Texas A&M Health and Sci-
ence Center College of Medicine May
9.
Smith is the son of Rick and Joyce
Smith of Paradise and graduated from
Paradise High School in 2001. He re-
ceived his bachelor of science in bio-
medical science from Texas A&M Uni-
versity in 2005.
Agee
graduates
Zeke Agee of Decatur graduated with
a degree in English from Southwestern
University in Georgetown May 12.
Uselton
graduates
Jennifer Renee Uselton of Decatur
graduated with a bachelor of science in
arts and sciences from South Dakota
State University in Brookings, S.D.,
May 9.
Drew, Wirtz
honored for work
Amy Drew and Mark Wirtz, both of
Decatur, were honored by Weatherford
College faculty at the annual Weath-
erford College Convocation ceremony.
Both were honored by the business de-
partment for their work in accounting.
Farrow earns
scholarship
Keitha Farrow of Paradise received
the Reaching for Your Dreams schol-
arship, a $2,500 scholarship aimed at
providing female college students with
financial support as they pursue educa-
tion in a food service-related field. Far-
row, a junior at the University of North
Texas, was one of four UNT students to
receive the scholarship. Farrow was a
1995 graduate of Paradise High School
and is the daughter of Clarence and
Carolyn Largent of Paradise.
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ALL AROUND WISE, Decatur, Texas, Thursday, May 21, 2009 9
Allred graduates
from basic training
Army Pvt. Cody M. Allred graduated from basic combat
training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
Allred is the son of Carla and Wade Allred of Springtown
and is a 2007 graduate of Springtown High School.
Admire graduates
from basic training
Air Force Airman Dustin B. Admire
graduated from basic military training
at Lackland Air Force Base in San An-
tonio.
He is the son of Danny Admire of
Bridgeport and is a 2004 graduate of
Chico High School.
Hunt graduates
from basic training
Air Force Airman Lauren E. Hunt graduated from basic
military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Anto-
nio.
She is the daughter of Richard Hunt of Grapevine and
Tracy Hunt of Paradise. She is a 2008 graduate of Col-
leyville Heritage High School in Colleyville.
Criger graduates
from basic training
Air National Guard Airman First
Class Thomas M. Criger graduated from
basic military training at Lackland Air
Force Base in San Antonio.
Criger is the son of Thomas and Ana
Criger of Boyd and a 2008 graduate of
Springtown High School.
Shelton is
returning home
Terry D. Shelton is returning home from six years of ac-
tive duty with the United States Air Force.
After completing basic military training in San Antonio
and tech school at Sheppard Air Force Base in Wichita Falls,
he served as an aircraft fuel systems journeyman at Little
Rock Air Force Base in Jacksonville, Ark., and Kadena Air
Force Base in Okinawa, Japan.
He has re-enlisted with the Air Force Reserves and will
be based at the Naval Joint Air Base in Fort Worth where
he plans to complete his bachelor’s of science degree in avia-
tion business administration.
Shelton is the son of Janice and Ray Reaves of Decatur
and a 2003 graduate of Decatur High School.
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! Wear a hat with a 3-inch brim
to make sure it covers your face and
neck.
! Cover your arms and legs in the
direct sun (dark clothing is better
than light clothing).
! Wear sunglasses to protect your
eyes from damaging rays. Check the
label to make sure they offer UV pro-
tection. Wrap around styles provide
the best protection.
! Don’t fall for the story
about indoor tanning being
safe. (Anything that causes
the skin to tan or burn is
actually damaging the skin
and placing you at risk.)
! Check your skin regu-
larly. Look for new moles or
changes in existing moles,
dark patches or long lasting,
pearly-looking bumps.
! If you need more color
in your skin, use a self-tan-
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harmless dye that wears off
in five to seven days. (Rec-
ommended by the American
Academy of Dermatology).
To learn more about skin
cancer and ways to prevent
it, call the Texas AgriLife
Extension Service office at
(940) 627-3341 or stop by
the Extension office, 206 S.
State in Decatur.
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incidence of stroke and its consequences among women, significant
gender differences persist in terms of prevention and treatment, as well.
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located at 1713 South FM 51, Ste. 201, Decatur. New patients are
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I am now LISTING & SELLING Properties
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tion or discrimination based on
race, color, religion, sex, handicap,
familial status or national origin,
or an intention, to make any such
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parents or legal custodians, pregnant
women and people securing custody
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Acreage
38 ACRES, SUNSET
Beautiful rolling terrain, improved
grass, fenced. Highway 287/101. Ag
exempt. Call for details, Connie Jul-
ian, (940)399-8469.
40 ACRES
7.5 miles north of Decatur, adjacent
t o Gr assl ands. El ect r i ci t y
(940)395-9164.
BOYD, 22 ACRES
great hilltop views, good grasses,
spring fed pond, scattered trees.
Agent, (817)996-3202.
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Condos/town homes
3/2 CONDO
For sale in Runaway Bay. Private
pool, access to lake. $68,000.
(940)210-9625.
Homes
RENTTO OWN
$699, 3 bedroom. $799 4
bedroom. Very EZ qualify! NO
FIRST MONTH PAYMENT! Call
940-627-8700
PRIVACY & TREES
Privacy galore, trees! New cus-
tom 3 bedroom, 1 acre. GREAT
FINANCING! $109/down,
$581/mo. 940-627-8700
SPRING SPECIAL
4 bedroom, new build, 1 acre.
$119/down, $711/mo.
BUY NOW & GET $8,000
cash! Call 940-627-8700
2296 SQ. FT. WITH POOL
For $74,900! One acre, fenced.
Pristine condition with carport and
deck! Call agent (817)269-1235.
www.336wilson.com.
9+ ACRES
fenced, 24x24 barn w/cement floor,
water, electric, 3-bedroom, 2-bath,
1,571 square feet, 3 decks; pecan,
peach trees. (940)466-7588.
BIG HOUSE ON PRAIRIE
4-bedroom, 2-bath, media. Very EZ
qualify!! $83/down, $697/month.
Hurry, (940)627-8700.
FSBO 3-BEDROOM BRICK
2-bath, fireplace, large garage; large
lot with privacy fence, sprinkler sys-
tem & storage building. Decatur.
(940)577-2171, (940)577-2026.
FSBO, 4-BEDROOM
3-bath brick, CH/A, fireplace, up-
dated/remodeled. On 15 ag exempt
acres, 3-stall barn, 2 shops, pond. 6
minutes to Highway 287. $259,000.
(940)389-5372, (940)389-8164.
HORSE PROPERTY
3/2 refurbished mobile, on 5.9
acres, 60x24’ barn w/tack room,
12x24’ loafing shed w/tack room.
$134,500. Agent, (940)577-2402.
KOZY KOTTAGE
New 3-bedroom, views, gingerbread
like, custom kitchen! $99/down,
$671/month. (940)627-8700.
PRIVACY & TREES
Privacy galore, trees!! New custom
3-bedroom, 1 acre. GREAT FI-
NA NCI NG! $ 1 0 9 / d o wn ,
$581/month. (940)627-8700.
RENT TO OWN
$699, 3-bedroom. $799, 4-bedroom.
Very EZ qualify!! NO FIRST
MONTH PAYMENT! Cal l
(940)627-8700.
SPRING SPECIAL
4-bedroom, new build, 1 acre.
$119/down, $711/month. BUY NOW
& GET $8,000.00/cash!! Call
(940)627-8700.
STOP -- LOOK -- NEW
5 miles east of Highway 287 on FM
2264. 4/2, 2,062 square feet living
are on 2 acres, granite kitchen tops,
tile floors kitchen & living, 30x40 de-
tached garage/shop, Decatur
schools. You’ve been thinking of
buying? Look at this! $179,900.
(888)283-1919.
Mobile Homes
BRING THE KIDS!
Large 3 & 4-bedroom starter homes
on 1+ acres. Homes have new car-
pet, appliances & fenced yards!
Small down, no credit needed, and
owner assi st ed f i nance.
(817)501-8483.
DECATUR ISD
2005 Palm Harbor, 4-bedroom,
2-bath on 1.65 acres, 2374 square
feet w/office, 2-living areas. Too
many upgrades to list. Horses okay.
147 Lange Way. (940)577-4484,
$84,900.
DOUBLE WIDE
1,680 square feet on 1 acre in
Rhome, $75,000. (469)556-7644 or
Number9ranch@aol.com.
FOR SALE
Alvord triple wide, 3/2, 2-living ar-
eas, fireplace, kitchen appliances in-
cluded. .33 fenced acre. $59,000.
(940)389-2181.
K&P Homes, Inc. 20 used homes,
all refurbished. Financing available.
Springtown, TX. (817)677-3446.
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
NOW AVAILABLE
WITH 1 YR. LEASE
1 bedroom $695/month
2 bedroom/2 bath $750/month
Washer & dryer included
Garages available
817-929-5910
BRIDGEWOOD
Executive Suites
Bridgeport, TX
Efficiency apartment for rent. Fur-
nished, covered parking. 2 miles
south of Rhome. No smoking, no
pets. $500/month. (817)891-0965.
Business property
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.
For lease: small office in Decatur.
$375/month, 1st & last in advance.
(940)627-2638, owner/broker.
OFFICE SPACE 1828 SQ. FT.
8 Office Areas and 2 Restrooms.
$950/month plus $500/deposit.
1210 12t h St . , Bri dgeport .
(940)683-5395.
OFFICE/RETAIL
1120 sq. ft. & 1000 sq. ft. can com-
bine. Will finish to tenant require-
ments. Town East Centre, Bridge-
port, across from the post office.
(940)683-5395.
Duplexes
2-bedroom, 2-bath duplexes in
Bri dgeport, $700-$725/month.
Month-to-month lease. Koby,
(940)389-8506.
3-bedroom, 1-bath brick duplex,
CH/A, washer/dryer/water included,
shed, trees, 13 miles NE of Decatur.
$695/month. (940)466-9702.
Brand new! Ready 4/1. 3/2 w/extras.
$950/ mont h, $500/ deposi t .
Credit/criminal check required.
Some pets allowed, plus additional
deposi t. Cal l (817)874-0859,
(469)585-0122.
Homes
***NOW AVAILABLE IN BOYD***
BRAND NEW HOMES FOR LEASE
$850/MONTH, $500/DEPOSIT
3-bedroom, 2-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.
**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.
1,600 SQ. FT. HOME FOR LEASE,
3-bedroom, 1.5-bath, carpet, tile,
washer/dryer connections, double
fireplace, all electric, carport, stor-
age building. Very clean. Close to
lake, 108 Port-O-Call Court, Run-
away Bay. $1, 049/ mont h,
deposi t/year l ease requi red.
(940)575-4891.
1-bedroom, 1-bath home, includes
appliances, large storageb building,
on 2 beautiful acres, 8 miles north of
Decatur, FM 730. $700/month,
month-to-month lease. Available
now. (817)929-6971.
“Timeless Elegance”
817-825-4647
200 Cyndilu Lane, 3/2/2
$1,600/month,
$300/deposit
All homes include lawn care.
2-bedroom, 1-bath, detached ga-
rage. No inside pets/smoking.
$600/month, $400/deposit. Refer-
ences required. Call for appoint-
ment, (817)753-6811.
3-bedroom, 1-bath house for rent.
No water bill! $850/month, $550/de-
posit. 4 miles north of Decatur. De-
catur ISD. Call (940)389-4737.
3-bedroom, 1-bath house for rent in
Alvord. $700/month plus $500/de-
posit, references required. No pets.
(337)802-5330.
7 Wires, Decatur, 4-bedroom,
3-bath, 2-car garage. $1,900/month.
Available June 1. (940)399-9052.
3-bedroom, 2-bath, 2-car carport,
CH/A, Decatur ISD, fenced back
yard with shop. Available now.
(940)627-6553.
3/2 brick, Rhome area. Ask for Beki,
(817)636-2555.
Please call 817-247-0246
C
&
R
HOMES
FOR LEASE
Properties
Decatur, TX
1701 N. Cates Court
4 BEDROOMS
2 FULL BATHS
2 CAR GARAGE
Brick, total electric, tile &
carpet, ceiling fans in all rooms,
5 phone lines in each room,
pre-wired for cable or Dish.
Fenced yard, fully landscaped.
Decatur city limits - Decatur ISD.
PETS WELCOME!
We would love for you to
LIVE in one of our homes!
$1,400/month • $1,400/deposit
Alvord, quiet country home, 3/2/2,
AC, 1,800 square feet living area.
No smoking, no inside pets.
$800/ mont h, $800/ deposi t .
(940)427-2285.
BRIDGEPORT
2-bedroom, 1-bath, 1301 Cates,
$600/month; 3-bed, 2-bath, 1501
Cates, $950/month. Decatur, 104
Shoemaker, 1-bedroom, 1-bath,
$525/month. Rhome, 201 Main,
3-bedroom, 1-bath, 1st 2-weeks
free, $600/month. Cannon Property
Management. (940)368-1811.
Decatur: 6257 & 6263 N. FM 51,
3-bedroom, 2-bath. 406 N. Tren-
chard, 3-bedroom, 2-bath.
Bowie: Garden Terrace Apartments.
No pets allowed. Karl Klement Prop-
er t i es , c ont ac t El ai ne,
(940)627-6362.
www.klementproperties.com.
Paradise, two 1-bedroom
apartments and 4,000 square foot
commercial building. 1st & last
month’s rent. (940)627-5253.
RHOME RENTAL
3/1.5/1, huge fenced backyard,
Northwest ISD, quiet neighborhood,
no smoking, some pets OK.
$850/ mont h, $650/ deposi t .
Owner/agent, (940)399-3900.
Mobile Homes
2/2 mobile home, $550 month, $550
deposit. 2/1 mobile, $425 month,
$425 deposit. Chico. (940)577-6051
or (719)510-6396.
3/2 mobile home in Alvord Park,
CH/A. $650/month, $600/deposit.
(940)399-9855.
Spaces & lots
Truck parking spaces now available
behind Certified Automotive. Please
call (940)393-2607 for more infor-
mation.
Meadowlake Village. RV lots for
rent, located in Decatur City limits.
City water & sewer available.
(940)627-6434.
SKYVIEW RANCH RV PARK
5366 Highway 114 East, Rhome.
Full hook-ups available. Also, RV &
boat st or age, $25/ mont h.
(817)946-6571, (817)439-0075.
SPRINGTOWN RV PARK
3080 W. Highway 199, Springtown.
(817)220-4678. Daily, weekly,
monthly rates. Covered/uncovered
spaces. Laundry. Free Internet.
SUNSET RV PARK
Centrally located between Decatur,
Bridgeport, Bowie on Highway 287.
Full hook-ups, free laundry, free
wireless internet. (940)845-2007.
Storage Buildings
Covered
RV Storage &
Mini Storage
Covered
RV Storage &
Mini Storage
Next door to McMaster New Holland
C&M RENTAL
1st Time
Customers
25%OFF
1st month’s rent
Mon. - Sat. 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
940-627-1147
After Hours: 940-399-7343
Decatur • Hwy 287 S.
EMPLOYM
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.
Childcare
Daycare teachers needed. Apply in
person, 1403 Hovey Street, Bridge-
port.
EMPLOYMENT
• Business Opportunity
• Employment Information
• Adult/Elderly Care
• Childcare
• Food Service • Medical/
Dental • Miscellaneous
• Office • Retail/Sales
• Trades • Work Wanted
RENTALS
• Apartments • Business
Property • Condos/Town
Homes • Duplex Housing
• Homes • Mobile Homes •
Rooms • Roommate Wanted
• Spaces & Lots • For Lease •
Wanted to Rent • Wanted to
Lease • Facilities • Storage
Buildings
CONSTRUCTION SALES /
PRODUCTION MANAGER
Cleary Building Corp., a national leader in the manufacturing and
construction of over 76,000 pre-engineered buildings, seeks an
assertive customer service oriented individual to sell our diversified
product line and manage our new office opening in the Decatur, TX
area. Responsibilities include prospecting, selling, and managing the
building construction through completion. Construction experience
is required. Strong organizational, communication, and management
skills are essential. $36.6k annual base salary PLUS a weekly sales &
general contracting incentive, a significant quarterly performance based
bonus program, and a bi-annual manager bonus to potentially earn $65k
to $100k plus annually. Benefit package includes health and
dental insurance, Z-cap safety program, 401(k) plan, paid vacation,
holidays, and a company vehicle. Cleary Building Corp. is a family
owned and operated business with over 30 years of experience. Send
resume via fax 608-845-7070 or e-mail sales@clearybuilding.com
CLEARY BUILDING CORP.
Attn: Region Manager
P.O. Box 930220
Verona, WI 53593
Pre-employment drug screening will be required
ClearView
Tree Service and Stump Removal
- Toll Free -
1-866-606-3224
• Tree Removal
• Stump Grinding
• Storm Damage Experts
• Chipper Service
• Bucket Truck
FREE ESTIMATES
(Senior Citizen Discount)
Fully Insured
Wise and Cooke County
r r s TM
Most Credit Cards Accepted
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 1/8” chip rock and
then rolled to compaction.
• It stays clean
• It will not wash out
• It is maintenance-free
• It will last 10 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
Office: 940-627-3059
Cell: 940-393-3964
Fax: 940-626-4996
PO Box 1504
Decatur, TX 76234
Pump Sales & Service
Complete Water Well Drilling & Repair
Storage Tanks & Boosting Equipment & Installation
Residential, Municipal & Commercial
Emergency Service Available
www.aandvwater.com
Lic. #2774AI
A&V Water
John & Mary Haynie
• Land and Lot
Clearing
• Driveways and
Parking Lots
• Roads
• Demolition
• House Pads
Excavation &
Bobcat Services JMT
We Can Haul:
• Sand and Gravel
• Topsoil
• Cushion Sand
• Select Fill
• Brick Sand
• Base
Commercial and Residential “No Job Too Small Or Too Big”
Call for free estimates
Trey: 940-531-0661 • Julian: 940-627-4383
Oilfield • Residential • Commercial
Right of Way Mowing/Maintenance • Excavation • Roustabouts
Barney Woolsey, Owner
Master Electrician Office/Fax 817-523-5901
blwool@yahoo.com Springtown, TX
2000 S. FM 51 • Decatur, TX. 76234 - A not for profit hospital
www.wiseregional.com - EOE - Job Line: 940-626-2525
Up to $7,000 RN Bonus
• Lab - Assistant Lab Director, BSMT, ASCP
• C.N.A./PCT & Ward Clerk - Med/Surg
• Environmental Services -
Housekeeper
Part Time/PRN
• Clinical Therapist/LMSW -
Case Manager
• RN - Med/Surg * CCU * Cath Lab
Behavioral Health Nurse Mngr.
Dialysis * Behavioral Health
Surgery * Recovery
• LVN - Med/Surg * Inpt Rehab * BHS
* Dialysis
• Therapy Services: * PT * COTA *OT
JOB OPPORTUNITY
For Experienced
FLORAL DESIGNER
Excellent opportunity for the right applicant.
Send resume to
P.O. BOX 149, Attn: L, Decatur, TX 76234
the Classifieds!
Hire the team
player you’ve
been looking
for when you
place your employment ad in
Food service
BHCC
Due to the facility’s
growth,we have the following
positions available:
LVNs
CMAs
Asst. DON
Full or Part-time
(Applications Available Anytime)
Bridgeport Health
Care Center
102 W. Cates • Bridgeport
We Look Forward
To Seeing You!
Office
Business in Justin accepting appli-
cations for administrative assistant.
Assist sales manager with daily re-
sponsibilities. Must have basic com-
puter knowledge. Fax resume to
(940)648-3407 or email to:
sahuna@texasenviro.com, Atten-
tion: Sales Assistant.
Business in Justin accepting appli-
cations for office assistant. Entry
level position. General clerical re-
sponsibilities. Answering phone, fil-
ing, data entry, etc. Must have basic
computer knowledge. Fax resume
to (940)648-3407 or email to:
sahuna@texasenviro.com, Atten-
tion: Office Assistant.
Retail/Sales
Furniture Electronics Appliances Computers
Career Opportunity
Join the Aaron’s Team
Learn the Lease-Purchase Business
$9.50 to $11.50 hr
Depending on Experience
Motivated, Customer Friendly
Individual Can Expect Promotion
to Store GM in 2 Years. Aaron’s
GMs Make $65-$100,000 Yearly
AARON’S REQUIRES:
• Good driving record required
• Clean criminal background
• Good communication skills
• Must be customer friendly
• Electronics experience helpful
• Substance screen required
AARON’S OFFERS:
• Growth opportunity - rapid advancement
• 5 day week (closed Sunday)
• Company - sponsored health plan
• Paid vacation and 5 paid holidays
• Friendly work environment
• Career Opportunity
• Raise after 120 day training period
• Several positions - start right away
• Drug Free Workplace
Apply at 1302 Hwy 51 S
(Next to Dollar General)
Decatur
940-627-5043
Ask for Mike
Equal Opportunity Employer
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.
Tractor &
Backhoe Service
Septic
Systems
Installed
Now offering Storm
Shelters!
LEN ROY DON
BUILDERS
A Father & Son Business
Roy & Reyn
817-366-7990
Mobile Direct
MOBILE SATELLITE
& RV REPAIRS
Certified & insured. All RV, travel
trailers, mobile homes & insurance
work. (940)466-9675.
Repair work, small jobs, or tile work
done. Add decks or hang new
doors. Many references, Decatur lo-
cated. Call 682-553-4018.
RUSSELL’S
Home Improvements
& Repair
All Types of
Remodeling
Painting - Interior, Exterior
Add-ons, Decks And More
Call
940-627-6947 or
940-389-4943
Miscellaneous
• fly casting
• fly tying
• fly fishing basics
• fly rod building
• 30 years fishing
exp.
Larry 817-223-0805
Fly Fishing Lessons
HANDYMAN, LAWNCARE
Tree trimming, painting, cleanup,
haul-off, fencing, general carpentry.
Free estimates. (940)393-9550.
JUNK & TRASH REMOVAL
Garage, shed, yard clean-ups. Ga-
rage sale leftovers picked up. Call
Jason, (940)577-3368.
S&S CONSTRUCTION
Excavating, haul offs, fill dirt, drive-
ways, backhoe, retaining walls and
sod. You want cheap, you found it.
(940)399-8493 or (940)389-5577.
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
Insured
FARMA
RANC
Farm Equipment
2000 New Holland tractor, TC 33D.
Front-end loader, 5’ brush hog
mower, disc, 33 HP, 4WD, mid
PTO, 3-point hook up, low hours,
h y d r o s t a t t r a n s mi s s i o n .
(817)614-3205
2006 MAHINDRA
35 HP. Includes disc, bush hog, hay
spike, auger. 150 hours, like new.
$11,500. (940)399-8469.
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
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.
LOCAL BOY
needs work fencing. All types, fence
row clean out, bob-cat work, haul
j unk away, demo cl ean-up.
(940)442-4441.
Lawn and garden
A-1 OUTDOOR HANDYMAN
Landscaping, gardening, yard work;
home repairs/improvements; pond,
waterfall & flagstone creations.
30-years experience. William Os-
teen, (940)255-2639.
ALL PRO LAWN CARE
lawn service, landscaping, clean up,
hauling off, pressure washing. De-
pendable, affordable, free esti-
mates. Dylan, (817)891-1600.
CAMACHO’S GARDENING
Grass, flower beds, new lawns &
trimming. All general gardening.
Free estimates. Call anytime,
(940)389-6725.
COWLEY’S HYDROMULCHING
Commercial, residential, new lawn
pl ant i ng. Fr ee est i mat es.
(940)644-5872.
DOC’S LAWN SERVICE
Mowing, weed eating, tree/shrub
trimming, clean-up, light hauling.
Rough ground slopes, no problem.
Jay (Doc) Caraway, (940)433-2557,
(940)210-1389.
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
BUY-SELL-TRADE
All classes of horses, ponies, sheep
& goats. All riding horses sold, 72
hour unconditional guarantee.
(940)224-1470, (940)644-5956.
12% all stock, $7.50, 50 lbs. Deer
corn, $6.99, 50 lbs. Laying pellets,
$11.05. AGVantage Farm & Ranch
Supply, 1817 N. Highway 287, (1
mile north of Highway 380), Deca-
tur. (940)627-2312.
ALL NATURAL BEEF
straight from the ranch. Young, ten-
der, no growth hormones/antibiotics.
Grain or grass fed. Whole, half.
(940)366-3172.
ATTENTION: HORSES WANTED
Will remove or buy unwanted
horses or trailers. (817)360-7617 or
(940)210-5552.
BABY DWARF
goats, llamas, mini horses & rabbits.
(817)596-9644.
BLACK ANGUS BULL
6 years old, weight 2200 lbs. Very
good bull. $1500. (940)626-0040.
BULLS FOR SALE
Al l ages. Good bl oodl i ne.
$400-$700. Call (214)493-3770.
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.
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.
LLAMAS
weanlings (6-months-old), adults,
bred females, guardians & pet qual-
ity. We provide training & support
for new owners. (940)433-5897.
REGISTERED POLLED HEREFORD
Bull, 3-years-old. $1,750. 6782 FM
1810, Chi co, TX. Cal l
(940)399-3474.
Livestock care/training
HORSESHOEING & TRIM
Texas certified farrier. Office,
(940)644-5140; cell, (940)399-6981.
HORSEHOEING
( 9 7 2 ) 5 5 2 - 9 4 9 9 , h o me .
(469)834-9313, cell.
Bored with your job?
www.wcmessenger.com/class
Childcare
24-hour childcare in my Decatur
home, any age, infants welcome.
Please call (940)210-3549 or
(940)627-0784.
Business
BOBCAT & BACKHOE SERVICE
Gravel, roads, drainage repair, final
grade land/lot clearing, demolition.
Cattle guards, culverts, trenching,
hole drilling. (940)393-6622.
LEGAL PLANS
Business protection and growth,
f ami l y pl an servi ces. Cal l
(940)393-2890 for free information
and consultation. Ask for Chris.
Housecleaning
AMY'S OLD FASHION CLEANING
Your home or business cleaning so-
lution. What you need, when you
need it. (817)995-7961.
Avant Cleaning Service. It’s not
clean until it’s heavenly clean. Win-
dows, commercial/residential, car
detailing, carpet cleaning, uphol-
stery, lawn care. Bonded/insured.
(940)799-7720.
CALDWELL HOUSE CLEANING
No job too small. Residential or
commercial. 25% discount on 3rd
cleaning. 20-years experience.
(817)298-0613.
HEART FOR HOMES
Feeling overwhelmed? Let me help!
Office, house cleaning & organizing.
References available, free esti-
mates. Call Sharon, (940)389-8883.
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.
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.
CLASSIC CAR PAINTING
on frame restorations. Complete
paint jobs, color changes. In Bridge-
port. For information, call cell,
(972)832-4442.
DAN PROCTOR CUSTOM HOMES
Room additions, kitchen/bath re-
models, bonus room finish out.
3 5 - y e a r s e x p e r i e n c e .
(817)881-9023.
HOME DOCTOR
(817)205-3275. I am a professional,
experienced handyman/remodeler.
No job is too small. Additions and
e l e c t r i c a l , p a i n t i n g .
homedoctordfw.com.
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
ALL AROUND WISE, Decatur, Texas, Thursday, May 21, 2009 11
EMPLOYMENT SERVICES
FARM AND
RANCH
For More InformationContact Auctioneer!
940-872-5180 • 940-872-3613
2 ESTATE AUCTIONS
THIS WEEKEND
Sat., May 23 • 5 p.m. • 223 Tanglewood St., Bowie, TX
From Bowie, take Hwy 59 N. towards Montague. Go 2 miles & turn right at KNTX Radio Station on
FM 1758. Turn right on first street which is Tanglewood.
Selling a small estate of furniture & household items.
Sat., May 24 • 1:15 p.m. • 369 Well Service Rd., Bowie, TX
From Bowie, take Hwy 59 N. towards Montague. Well Service Rd. is 1 mi. from Bowie Plaza
(Brookshires Groc.) Turn right on Well Service Rd. & go approx .02 mi. Site on left side of road.
Selling Ferg. 30 Tractor, 5 ft. mower, 16 ft. stock trailer, misc. building
supplies, lumber, windows, tile, tin, tool boxes, household items, Kenmore
S/S refrigerator. GE refrigerator, Whirlpool washer/dryer, saddles, tack &
lots of misc. including antique Sinclair gas pump.
Don’t miss out
on advertising your business in this
Glossy Cover Special Publication!
Distributed throughout the year to Chambers,
Motels, Restaurants & Local Businesses
Newcomers/Visitors Guide 2009
Call Lori, Michelle, Denise or Lisa today to reserve your ad space!
940-627-5987 or email us at ads@wcmessenger.com
Deadline: June 2
Publication Date: July 16
Mowing
ASK ABOUT TREE TRIMMING
AND SPRING CLEAN-UP
ACREAGE MOWING
Competitive prices. Call for free esti-
mate. (940)399-3590.
ANY SIZE ACREAGE MOWED
$22-$35/acre. Plowing, seeding &
ferti l i zi ng avai l abl e. Tommy,
(940)482-6578.
CUTTING EDGE LAWN CARE
Full service lawn care at an afford-
able price. (940)210-1683.
FULL-SERVICE CUSTOM HAY
baling. Cutting, baling, hauling.
Also, field mowing services. Experi-
enced & professional 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
PASTURE/LAWN MOWING
S a n d / g r a v e l h a u l i n g .
(940)433-5875.
YARD, FIELD & PASTURE
mowing. Large or small. Reason-
abl e rates. Contact Shane,
(940)841-3400.
Pasture and feed
12% all stock, $7.50, 50 lbs. Deer
corn, $6.99, 50 lbs. Laying pellets,
$11.05. AGVantage Farm & Ranch
Supply, 1817 N. Highway 287, (1
mile north of Highway 380), Deca-
tur. (940)627-2312.
ALFALFA HAY
for sale 3-wire bales horse quality.
Brome hay for sale 2-wire bales.
Special pricing. Delivery available.
(940)626-9880.
CHRISTIAN COWBOY HAY
Fertilized 16-18% protein, 4x5 round
bales. Quantity discounts & delivery
available. (940)577-9629.
Coastal 4X5 round bales. Horse
quality. Highly fertilized, weed free,
barn kept. $50. North of Decatur
(817)991-7686.
COASTAL HORSE HAY
2008 square bales in barn, fertilized,
no weeds. No minimum. Between
Alvord/Decatur. Delivery available.
(817)991-7625, (940)627-2813.
G&L CUSTOM BALING
Round and square bales, pasture
mowing, fertilizing, weed control.
(817)320-1993 or (817)320-8937.
I am looking for land to lease for hay
& cattle grazing. (940)389-8004.
MAKE RESERVATIONS NOW
for 2009 hay baling. SC Squared,
(817)944-9451.
PREMIUM QUALITY
Coastal round bales. 3x3 big
squares Alfalfa. Wheat round bales.
Goat & hor se qual i t y.
(940)393-6095.
SAVE UP TO 35% ON YOUR
FERTILIZER COST
Find out how! Call SC Squared,
(817)944-9451.
PETS
Pets
!!ATTENTION!!
We suggest that our readers thor-
oughly investigate any advertiser
before investing any money.
AKC BEAGLE PUPPIES
6-weeks-old, parents on site.
(817)270-2919.
Doberman puppies. 6-weeks-old;
black/tan, $200; blue/tan, $300;
mal es & femal es. Beauti ful !
(940)841-1345.
Free Kittens. Loving homes needed
for healthy, active kittens. Free bag
of Kitten Chow with each adoption.
(940)433-5066.
Free to good home! Female Brit-
tany Spaniel, born 2/2/05, current
on shots, heartworm meds; spayed,
house trained and crate trained.
(817)691-4294.
GREAT PYRENEES PUPS
4 females ready May 10. Parents
on si t e. ( 940) 210- 2506,
(940)644-2251.
Pets lost and found
$200 REWARD
Lost: Blue Heeler mix, neutered
male, answers to Gary. William’s
Garage area, Boyd. (817)247-5881
or (817)291-5880.
Found: red/white pointer, male, Al-
vord area. (817)312-1288.
MERCHAN
FOR SA
Furniture
SAVE BIG
Lease returns. Laptops and desktop
computers, $229-$299. 50” or 55”
HD TVs from $449. 42” LCD TVS
from $489. Nice sofa and love seats
from $389. Lamps pairs, $29.
Washer/ dryers, ref ri gerat ors,
stoves. Mattress sets from $129. Or
save your cash and lease to own
new in 12 months. Quantities lim-
ited. Aaron’s, 1302 FM 51 S, Deca-
tur. (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.
Boyd, 4 miles west, 1578 Highway
114, Thur.-Sun., May 21-24,
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YOUNG SHOOTERS — Huston
Myers, left, a 5th grader
at Alvord Elementary, and
Josh Andresen, a 6th grader
at Alvord Middle School,
competed in the Montague
County 4-H Club’s seocond
annual Spring Fling Shotgun
Whiz Bang held at Willawalla
Creek Shooting Center
April 25. There were 45
competitors from various 4-H
shotgun clubs across Texas.
Myers won second place in
skeet and third place in trap in
the junior division. Andresen
won first place in skeet in
the intermediate division.
Both boys will compete at
the District 3 Shoot in Iowa
Park on May 16.
ALVORD
By GARY CLAYTON
Wise Co. Extension Agent
The recent cloudy stretch of weather
has led to an unusually high occur-
rence of fish die-offs due to
low oxygen for this time of
year.
I have visited with a couple
of pond owners who told me
they thought their pond had
turned over. That will most
likely not happen this time
of year. A pond must first be
stratified before it can turn
over.
Once our summer weather
pattern becomes established,
ponds will have a lighter,
warmer layer of water on top of a
denser, cooler layer. A cool rain, wind
or thunderstorm that cools the top
layer down in a matter of a few hours
causes the densities of the two layers
to become mixed, stirring up decaying
organic matter from the bot-
tom and leading to an oxygen
shortage.
Small, heavily stocked cat-
fish ponds are the most sus-
ceptible to this occurrence.
When the number of fish pres-
ent exceeds 1,000 pounds per
acre during the hot months,
the stage is set for a die-off.
Why the summer months?
Because warm water holds
less oxygen than cool water,
but the fish need more oxygen
because their metabolism increases as
water temperature increases.
Three things that can contribute to
an oxygen depletion include: 1) a cou-
ple of hot, still, cloudy days in succes-
sion that reduce photosynthesis and
therefore oxygen production; 2) aquat-
ic herbicide treatments in hot weather
that kill too much vegetation; and 3)
overfeeding resulting in nutrient de-
composition.
So how do you correct for low oxy-
gen? 1) Reduce the fish load to well be-
low 1,000 pounds per acre; 2) add fresh
well water, but aerate it well before it
enters the pond; and 3) circulate water
with a pump, but set the intake near
the pond surface since pumping wa-
ter off the pond bottom and spraying
it over the surface only compounds the
problem.
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CLAYTON
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productive individuals. Working with youth
is exciting and challenging, and it provides
personal satisfaction. Young people do not
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skills overnight. They need and want guid-
ance and encouragement as they strive to
discover their own abilities. Because young
people are lively and active, 4-H volunteers
often need several different kinds of leader-
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You can contribute as a volunteer in many
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Assistant Club Manager – The assistant
helps the club manager in needed areas and
assumes responsibility for one of the main
functions of the club.
Committee Chair – 4-H committee chairs
coordinate and lead members of different
FOCUS ON 4-H
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committees organized to conduct 4-H activities.
Project Leader – The 4-H project leader is responsible for
helping youth learn through their active participation in a
specific project. They also serve as advisors for new
project group members.
4-H Activity Leader – 4-H activity leaders are re-
sponsible for helping youth learn by actively par-
ticipating in one or more activities available in the
4-H and youth development program. For example:
recreation, music, public speaking, share the fun/
theater arts, exhibitions, field trips, community
service, exchange programs, recognition programs
and fundraising activities.
Project or Activity Chairperson – The project or
activity chairperson provides overall leadership in
a specific project or activity. The primary role is to
help other volunteers in a given project or activity,
so that they, in turn, can help youth develop abilities in that
specific area.
New Member and Family Greeter – The greeter is respon-
sible for providing orientation to new members and fami-
lies, encouraging them to participate in the 4-H program
during their first year.
4-H Youth Advisor – The 4-H youth advisor is an adult
who helps youth identify their goals, develop their
objectives, plan and carry out a program. The advi-
sor also encourages discussion among the youth.
4-H Teen Leaders – Teen leaders are people ages
16 to 19 who assume responsibility for working
with a group or club under the supervision of an
adult advisor.
4-H Junior Leaders – Junior leaders are 4-H
members who work with adult leaders serving in
specific functions in the 4-H club or group.
Reference: This publication is an edited and
updated version of the “Texas 4-H Leaders Hand-
book.”
Continued from page 13
FOCUS ON 4-H
ARREDONDO
The Wise County Quest Aquatics
went to a B/C swim meet in Plano May
8-10 where several members recorded
lifetime best times against teams from
all over the Metroplex.
All swimmers start in C class, and as
they post faster times at meets, they
qualify for more advanced meets. Sev-
eral Quest swimmers have posted B
times and a few have posted BB times.
This weekend our first swimmer post-
ed an A time.
Swimming for Quest Aquatics were
Caycee Holson (age 8), Sam Bowker
(10), Ethan Miles (10), Chloe Wallen
(10), Lizey Rowden (8), Millie Rowden
(6), Delanie Davis (8), and Emily Au-
gust (7).
Holson won the 50-meter back-
stroke in the 10 and under age group
with time of 37.02 seconds and logged
Quest’s first “A” time. She also swam
50 free personal record time of 36.55, a
“B” time, and the 50 butterfly in 44.85
which also a “B”
Bowker was solid in the 50 Back-
stroke with a fifth place showing (B
class) with time of 44.0, second place
in the 50 Breaststroke (C class) and
seventh in the 100 Breaststroke (B
time).
Rowden placed fifth in the 8 and
under 25 freestyle. She also swam 25
Backstroke and 50 freestyle
Miles dropped more than 10 sec-
onds off his typical pace with a time
of 1:32.94 in the 100 freestyle. He also
went his fastest time in 50 backstroke
at 51.87 seconds.
Wallen dropped five seconds to post
her fastest 200 free time of 3:39.27.
She also had best times in 50 Breast-
stroke and 100 Backstroke.
August, Davis and Millie Rowden
also competed in the 8 and under age
group posting many life time best
times in 25 free, 25 back, 25 breast and
25 butterfly.
Quest Aquatics swims at Fit-N-
Wise Monday through Saturday. The
competition swim program is a newly
established USA swimming team that
began in January of this year. Team
tryouts are the first and third Tues-
days of each month.
DIVING RIGHT IN — Caycee Holson competes in the 50-meter backststroke and
setting the first “A” time for the team.
Wise swimmers make a splash in Plano
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GETTING WET — Chris Caster of the Decatur Fire Department attends the water rescue class Saturday at the Swiftwater Rescue Training school at Lake
Bridgeport along with four other Decatur fireman and several others from area departments. The training was conducted by the Parker County Search and
Rescue Team.
By TRAVIS MEASLEY
After eight years of roaming the halls
of Bridgeport High School and sitting
behind the school’s big-
gest desk, principal Tom
Talley is hanging up his
proverbial cleats and re-
tiring at the end of the
2008-2009 school year.
“Bring on the golf
spikes,” Talley said with
a laugh.
Talley made the an-
nouncement officially
earlier this month and
said that there are times when a person
just knows it is time to move on.
“You know, when you get to be my age
you kind of keep putting things like this
off,” said Talley, who has spent 42 years
in education. “People kept asking me if
I was serious about leaving, and for a
while I almost decided I couldn’t go. But
I couldn’t have asked for
a better final year. This
has been one of the most
enjoyable years I have
ever had.”
While Talley said his
full-time administration
career is over, he would
be open to returning to
education in a less-in
volved role in the future
if the right opportunity
presented itself.
“I have always loved my job, so if
something came up where a school or
By MANDY BOURGEOIS
Friends, family and coworkers of Sgt. Randy White
wiped tears from their eyes as Bridgeport Police Chief
Randy Singleton presented a flag to White’s wife, Janet,
and daughter, Jadyn, Thursday.
Singleton kneeled before Janet and Jadyn and spoke
softly to the mother and daughter. He then hugged Ja-
net and kissed Jadyn on top of the head before walking
away.
The department retiredWhite’s badge, No. 804, Thurs-
day in a ceremony that triggered a range of emotions
– pride in White’s service to the community; happiness
that comes with the gathering of friends; and sadness
in the loss of a father, husband, son and friend.
White, 32, was killed Thursday, April 2, when a man
fleeing from police in a high-speed chase drove his ve-
hicle into White’s parked cruiser. White was trying to
clear traffic from the roadway during the high-speed
chase.
“The outstanding work he did was unique,” Singleton
said to the crowd that gathered at the Law Enforcement
Center. “He completed his assignment and because of
him, this is a better place. He would be so honored that
you’ve shown this support.”
The flag Singleton presented to the family held spe-
cial significance – it was flown over the nation’s capital
on April 2 and was at half-staff Thursday in Bridgeport
in honor of White and Police Memorial Week.
“We flew it in honor of all officers who have died – who
have stood watch on that thin blue line to keep you from
harm,” Singleton said. “That’s what Randy White did.
“Because of him, this department is more committed
than ever to walk that thin blue line,” Singleton said.
White was one of 16 police officers honoredTuesday at
the annual DPS Memorial Service at the DPS Training
Academy in Austin. White is one of four officers killed
in the line of duty in Texas this year. Twelve officers
were killed in the line of duty in the state last year.
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E-mail Mandy at mbourgeois@wcmessenger.com.
BRIDGEPORT DECATUR
DECATUR
Karl Klement Chrysler
Dodge-Jeep in Decatur was
not among those receiving
the dreaded closure letters
fromChrysler Thursday.
Almost 800 dealers nation
wide will be closing, with the
nearest to Wise County in
Denton and the Metroplex.
“Obviously our whole deal
ership family is relieved
and grateful. We had felt we
were meeting Chrysler’s ex
pectations, but these have
been uncertain times,” said
Klement general manager
Robert Bishop.
The closings must still go
before a bankruptcy judge. A
similar round of closings is in
Retiring
No. 804
Messenger photos by Joe Duty
RETIRING THE BADGE — The Bridgeport Police Department retired Sgt. Randy White’s badge Thursday. Above,
Assistant Chief Steve Stanford (center) salutes a flag held by Chief Randy Singleton. The flag would later be presented
to White’s wife, Janet. Below, Janet and her daughter, Jadyn, bow their heads during a prayer led by Singleton.
Ceremony honors
Sgt. Randy White
Klement
dealership
not on
closure list
BRIDGEPORT
Talley to retire after ‘enjoyable year’
By BRIAN KNOX
Nearly 3 1/2 years after
Bettie Lou Walker was shot
and killed by an intruder in
side her east Decatur home
a suspect has been arrested
for her murder.
Jose Angel Sarmiento
28, was arrested by United
States Customs agents at
the border in Laredo Fri
day morning, Decatur Po
lice Chief Rex Hoskins said
Hoskins said Sarmiento had
been in contact with author
ities in the days leading up
to the arrest and worked out
a “pre-determined surren
der.”
Texas Ranger James Hol
land went to Laredo Friday
to pick up Sarmiento and
bring him back to Decatur
Murder
arrest
Sarmiento
turns himself
in at border
I have always
loved my job.
Tom Talley
Principal
Bridgeport High School
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SUPPORT OUR TROOPS — Tables were set up in front of
Wal-Mart in Decatur last Saturday so shoppers could write
messages on a large, traveling banner that will be delivered
to troops at Walter Reed Medical Center in Washington,
D.C. It’s part of a project called “Taking Texas to Our Injured
Troops,” which started about a year ago, and organizers
said it’s a way for people to brighten the spirits of men and
h i th h it l
News Briefs ..... 3A Opinion........... 4A Lifestyle.............6A
Classifieds...... 13A Sports ............ 20A Wise Business 19A
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Sun 5/17
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WEATHER...
CLYDE BIFFAR
Chico
JOHN FENNELL
Alvord
JACKIE DAVIS
Decatur
RHONDA KINSEY
Bridgeport
MARION ‘ED’ LITTLE
Temple
COLLEEN MEADOWS
Colleyville
See pages 8A and 9A
AREA DEATHS
AND FUNERALS
THOUGHTS ON
THE INTERNET AND
SCHOOL BOND
Publisher Phil Major says
the Internet is a great
communication tool, but it
can also turn ugly. Editor
Brian Knox takes a look at
possible reasons for the
defeat of the Bridgeport
school bond.
See page 4A
IN OPINION ...
INSIDE ...
TAKING CENTER
STAGE
Jennifer Ward of Alvord will
display her singing talents
at the Texas 4-H Roundup,
including singing the
national anthem.
See story, page 2A
IN SPORTS ...
TRACK AND
FIELD’S BEST
Four local schools
sent athletes to the
track and field regional
championships Friday, but
could anyone advance to
the state meet?
See page 20A
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IN NEWS...
I Retiring No. 804
I Murder arrest
I Klement car
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I Talley to retire
IN SPORTS...
I Sissies go down
quietly in area
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I Wise County
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ELANTRA: #390098. MSRP: $17,660. Wood Discount: $1,185. Rebate: $2,000. TIBURON: #380041. MSRP: $24,510. Wood Discount: $4,535. Rebate: $3,000.
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08 TIBURON SE
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