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WHERE IN THE WORLD IS KEN? - by Marla Mink-Johnson

Our friend Ken Davis is on the Saint Laurent cruise ship. I recommend googling it, it's itinerary, and some of the following places Ken has visited since leaving Decatur.

Confederate Bridge
Anne of Green Gables
The largest Titanic cemetery in Canada
Cadillac Mountain
Bar Harbor
St. John
New York City
Montmorency Falls in Quebec ( 1 1/2 times taller than Niagra!)
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RENTING WITH PETS - by Marla Mink-Johnson

As a landlord and an animal lover I am always on the fence when it comes to allowing pets in a rental property. Pets can damage a lot more than just carpet. They chew up vinyl flooring, cabinets, doors, trim, window sills, screens and more! It is a tough decision as a landlord whether or not to allow pets.

Advice for Landlords:
There are some good reasons to allow pets in your units. It gives you more potential tenants to choose from and because it's difficult to find a place to rent with pets tenants with pets tend to stay put longer.  Plus, many times, they will sneak one in anyway. One landlord solved the problem by allowing pets with an up-front, non-refundable pet deposit and a monthly pet fee per pet. He is able to recover money for any damages that are above and beyond what the monthly fee covers. It is also in his lease that if they have fleas they must pay for an exterminator and that if they acquired another pet after the lease signing that there would be another up-front pet deposit and a monthly pet deposit fee retroactive to the d... Continue Reading

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STEEL ROOFING - by Marla Mink-Johnson

Steel roofing is growing in popularity very quickly. High oil prices have made steel roofing more competitive with asphalt shingles. For a small difference in price you can put a roof on that is virtually permanent. The warranties for steel roofing cover the paint/coating that provides color and protection from rusting. These warranties can be 40 years or longer. The steel itself can last much longer. Roofs can be repainted when needed to extend the life of your roof. 

Since steel is the #1 recycled material in the world steel roofing is an excellent choice for the environment. Metal roofs can save up to 40% on energy costs, and since they fare much better than shingles in high winds and will not burn you should see a reduction in your homeowner's insurance. 

Maintenance is very easy, if there is an area that is dirty, wash it. But be careful! They are slick!
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For Sale: 4140 Fort Daniel Road, Decatur


Cute as can be! This home and land is a Cowboy's & Cowgirl's paradise! Entire main floor has been updated in the past two years. Remodeled kitchen in 2013 with new corian countertops, backsplash, island and ceramic tile floors. Bathroom remodeled in 2014 with new tub, walk -in shower, newer vanity & sink. Master bedroom on main floor with his and her closets. Bonus room off of living room currently used as guest bedroom/office. Partially finished basement with den & bedrooms. Sits on 2.5 acres in Mt. Zion township, with multiple outbuildings. A fishing trip is just a few steps away from the front door with a creek that runs along the entire length of the parcel. Deer can be seen constantly from the back porch and patio. Outbuildings include; Pole Barn with partial loft constructed in 2012 (24x30), two stall horse shed with lean-to, chicken coop, 1.5 car detached garage and lean-to shed (24x30). Fenced yard and pasture ready to be grazed by some new ponies. Don't miss an opportunity to own this amazing property!

  • Price: $133,000
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Full Baths: 1
  • Partial Baths: 0
  • Square Footage: 1375
  • MLS #: 6151708
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Featured Event: The Wizard of Oz

July 15 - 26


  • Date: 07/15/2015
  • Time: Various
  • Location: Little Theatre on the Squares - Sullivan
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