Archive for 2016

January 2017 Newsletter

The Test of Time As we greet the new year, it’s common to talk about time in general, new goals, new resolve, etc.  Those are relevant topics, but let’s detour a bit on our way there this January 1st.  Think with me for a moment about things that have stood the test of time.  Something […]

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December 2016 Newsletter

“What if Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store.” One of the greatest and most thought provoking lines of the holiday season comes from the classic movie, “How The Grinch Stole Christmas”.   This time of year should center around faith, family and the blessings they bring into our lives.  If we get caught […]

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November 2016 Newsletter

Presidential Election Ahead Almost as soon as you get this newsletter, it will be time for the elections.  America’s founders were students of history and had learned well that absolute power has a tendency to corrupt “absolutely”.  They believed that our rights and liberty came from the hand of God, not government and that the […]

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October 2016 Newsletter

The School Bus Stop The changes that have been made to the elementary bus routes have created chaos and confusion at the office and we need your help parents!  As you wait with your children in the morning or wait to pick them up in the afternoon, please do not block access to the office […]

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September 2016 Newsletter

Re-Inspections Are Well Underway! Wow!  What a difference a week can make in Oklahoma!  We went from extremely high temperatures and heat indexes to milder days and pleasant mornings almost overnight!  Maybe fall is really on the way.  Now that we are seeing some relief from the excessively hot temps, we need to turn our […]

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August 2016 Newsletter

The War on Weeds With the hot, dry weather we are experiencing this year, there is very little that is growing well  – except the weeds.  Crab grass can be mowed down one day and be almost knee high a week later, even without rain.  It’s incredible.  We are seeing a few lawns each week […]

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July 2016 Newsletter

Happy Birthday America! It’s Independence Day!  240 years ago the United States declared our independence from British rule and became a sovereign nation.  And in the course of our nation’s relatively short history, America has been the freest, the most blessed and prosperous nation in the world.  The blessings of liberty that we enjoy today […]

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June 2016 Newsletter

What’s In Your Backyard? Have you ever noticed how the homes in Johanna Woods are positioned on the lots?  Most of the homes are set so that the front doors don’t face the street.  This is one of the big differences between our community and site-built home communities and is probably due, in large part, […]

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April 2016 Newsletter

Welcome Spring! Spring brings a flurry of activity to our world as the temperatures warm, the grass grows, flowers bloom and the days get longer.  What a great time of year!  If we could enjoy all of this without the threat of severe weather, it might just be perfect.  One area that really “blossoms” with […]

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March 2016 Newsletter

County Tax Renditions In The Mail The Wagoner County Assessor’s office has mailed out the annual tax rendition letters for mobile homes.  These are sent out so they can verify ownership and make sure their records are up to date.  This also gives  you the opportunity to see the values they are using for your […]

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February 2016 Newsletter

Annual Home Inspections It will soon be time to start thinking about  4-sided inspections for 2016.  The importance of this program to our community cannot be overstated.  Without a program that requires a minimum level of home maintenance, Johanna Woods would soon look very different than it does today.  For proof of this, visit any […]

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