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May 2, 2013

Letters to the Editor – May 2, 2013

Stasey backed in Annetta council race

Dear Editor,

I have to say that Kent Stasey is THE person to vote for in the upcoming election for Annetta City Council (place 5).

Kent will represent the needs of the people in Annetta and the community as well. He is a great family man who believes in getting the job done right the first time. Whenever my family has a question about something – Kent is the person we contact. Even if it is a simple as “Who should we get to paint our house?”

I am not a voter for Annetta (wish I was – I am in the non-annexed portion), but would highly recommend those that are to vote – Kent Stasey. My hopes are be that with a leader like Kent Stasey, we will see changes in our water system, road improvements and a voice that is professional.

I have always said that I don’t get into politics, but I will for Kent Stasey. I know that he will be a person of integrity and sound reason on the Annetta City Council. For those who are my voice and can vote – Kent Stasey is a brand you can trust!

Staci Smith, Aledo

Writer backs Newkirk

Dear Editor,

In early 2011, it was necessary to sell my father’s property in Millsap due to his confinement to a nursing home.

During the surveying process, problems were discovered with boundary lines that were formed on “hand-shake” agreements but were not properly documented. This greatly impacted the sale of his property.

Philip Newkirk worked closely with me to resolve these issues fairly and promptly. He recognized my dilemma and extended consideration to me in his fees. The sale of the property was quickly realized.

I believe these same qualities of patience, attentiveness and compassion can be used as a Weatherford ISD board member, and I believe he can supply the balance needed between the long-term needs of the students and the financial capabilities of the taxpayers.

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