Weatherford Democrat

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July 20, 2012

Letters to the editor, Friday, July 20

— Larry Walden is qualified candidate

Dear editor,

We have lived in Parker County for 47 years and have known Larry Don Walden and his family since he and our children attended school together. We have followed his career, his accomplishments and his dedication to Parker County over the years.

We believe that enough inference has been made that he cannot give 100 percent to the job of county commissioner. This is not true. We have seen first-hand how he has taken care of his family, has been a successful teacher and administrator for Parker County public schools, has served Parker County on various elected and community service organization boards, is currently a successful businessman in Parker County and also manages his farming and ranching operations. Think about it — most of the people we trust in elected positions have done the same thing. That is how we know them and trust them. That is how we know that they are not just good people but also have the qualifications and local experience for the position they seek.

We are 100 percent confident that Larry Don Walden will continue to successfully serve the people of Parker County as he has done for years. We ask for your vote of confidence as well. We look forward to having Larry Don Walden represent Precinct 3 on the Parker County Commissioner’s Court.

Douglas and

Bonnie Finch,

Weatherford

Walden for Commissioner, Precinct 3

Dear editor,

In the race for commissioner in Precinct 3, Larry Walden is my choice.

I believe we need more people in government like him. He has the education, experience, knowledge and leadership skills required for the job. He doesn’t want to become a leader — he is one. He doesn’t hope to become successful — he is successful, in both the public and private sectors. He will serve the entire precinct, not just a portion of it. He has spent his entire career here, in Parker County, working to make our county a better place. Join me in helping him continue his community service at the next level.

Chris Schofield,

Millsap

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