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New Era In West Feliciana From the Publisher: Small Business Saturday is Government Begins Now a Worthy Holiday Tradition the key decisions. Under the Charter System, most decisions on a In an exclusive interview with daily basis are made by the Parish the Feliciana EXPLORER, Kevin President.” “Economic development is a Couhig, the new West Feliciana priority, but I first want to meet Parish President, noted: “We will with all the existing business ownhave an official swearing in cerers in the parish to get their input emony at 5:30 PM on Monday the as to how par25th of Novemish government ber at the parish can best help offices, but I will each of them. I not officially take think the three office until 12 best ways for a noon on Novemparish governber 30th.” ment to help Couhig ran for their business Parish President owners are to under the new develop a good charter rule sysinfrastructure, tem of governhelp develop ment approved by a business the voters of West friendly enviFeliciana. He ran ronment, and as an “Outsider”, then for parish with no political government to experience but stay out of their a career of busiway.” ness experience “In my 30 and economic plus years of development sucbusiness develcesses. Couhig opment, I have grew up in West found out one Feliciana and is a predominate truth,’’ the 62 year graduate of the old St. Francisville old Couhig explained. “BusinessHigh School. “My first days in office will be es locate or relocate to areas where communicating with current par- the owners and upper management ish employees. I will do an assess- want to live. Take for instance ment of their abilities, capabilities, the Howard family that owns Red and also the need for their job in Stick Armature.” “The Howard family relocated the parish. The position of a Parish from Baton Rouge to West FeliciPresident which is actually like a ana parish because that is where CEO/Executive Directors position they wanted to live and raise their is a new way of doing business in families. We need to attract more the parish.” companies to West Feliciana like “With the Police Jury system Red Stick Armature. They are a of government, you actually had high tech company in a real expan7 mangers of the parish although sion mode.” we did have an administrator,’’ Couhig pointed out. “However, the Police Jury members made all See COUHIG on page 2 By James Ronald Skains

Kevin Couhig

Feliciana businesses are once again participating in Small Business Saturday on November 30, the annual shopping event following Black Friday that is focused on boosting small business sales for local economies. Big box chain stores are owned by fortune 500 companies whose corporate headquarters are based in other cities, but small businesses are usually owned by people who live in the same community as their business. In other words, when a patron shops at a small business, they are supporting the Feliciana economy. American Express began “Small Business Saturday” in 2010 to help small businesses get more exposure during one of the biggest shopping weekends of the year. Last year, more than 100 million people shopped at independently owned small businesses on that day. All kinds of businesses participate in Small Business Saturday, so it doesn’t hurt to ask any small business whether they’re offering special discounts or offers on November 30. Locally, there are many gift shops and boutiques offering special deals on both Friday and Saturday. According to the National Federation of Independent Business’ (NFIB) latest small-business optimism index, the outlook among small business owners is still wary. The survey found that weak sales are still the number one issue facing small business owners who universally agree that they won’t hire new employees if they are worried about keeping the lights on. They are also not willing to expand in the face of uncertainty about the

cost of new regulations coming out of Washington. Small Business Saturday is a good opportunity for community members to support the establishments that mean so much to America’s economic wellbeing. According to the inaugural Small Business Saturday Insights Survey, released in November by NFIB and American Express, nearly half of all independent merchants plan to incorporate Small Business Saturday into their holiday marketing plans, while 67 percent plan to offer special discounts on November 30. Small businesses generally offer better service than chain stores, and their owners and employees know the merchandise a little better and are able to give their customers more one-onone time. When you shop at a small business, there’s a good chance you’ll be dealing directly with the owner. Small business owners and their employees are extremely customerfocused because their livelihoods depend on your repeat business. In fact, of those small business owners planning to promote Small Business Saturday, 80 percent expect a year-overyear boost in sales on that day. Most participating small businesses also report that they will offer additional bonuses including coupons for future discounts, free gift-wrapping, and giveaways through contests or with purchase. Small business is the heart and soul of our local economy and social structure. Local small business owners are the first to volunteer in the schools, help with civic organizations, and hire local employees. Our local newspaper was built on advertising from local small businesses, and I encourage shoppers to focus their holiday spending on local merchants.

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“We certainly have a leg up on other parts of Louisiana as West Feliciana is the prettiest area in the state for people to live and raise their families,’’ Couhig elaborated. “We just need to get our infrastructure in place, create a business friendly environment, and let the business community throughout the state know that we are open for business for companies to locate in our parish.” “Economic development for a parish or area is not a plan, but a process. Economic development is like planting and cultivating a garden. Each step in the process is very critical to the outcome of the garden and that is the way economic development work,” Couhig continued. “One of the great challenges that we have in West Feliciana is how to communicate what we are planning and doing in government to all the people throughout the parish,’’ Couhig related. “We have no radio or TV stations and all the parish is not Internet accessible.”

“We will be updating and expanding our parish website, but as I said, the entire parish is not Internet accessible. I urge all the people in the parish to attend our monthly Parish Council meetings as often as they can in order to stay informed and updated on what is going on. I do plan to hold a series of ongoing public meetings around the parish to help keep people up to date on what we are doing.” “I have already begun our outreach program by talking with the Baton Rouge Area Chamber of Commerce and the Louisiana Department of Economic Development about the changes taking place in West Feliciana. However, before we are ready to receive new businesses and industries to the parish, we have a lot of work to do. One thing that we must do is assess our inventory of possible sites for economic development so that we will have sites available when we have interested prospects.” “Developing a Port of West Feliciana is a good idea,’’ Couhig acknowledged. “We already have

a Port Commission that is looking at possibilities. However, the major problem for developing a port is that we currently have no customers to use a port on the Mississippi River nor do we have a port.” “Also the idea of having a River Front commercial development on the River is a good idea in theory, but we have to be realistic in our planning process because our area on the River floods at least once a year.” “During my campaign for Parish President, I visited literally thousands of people throughout the parish,” Couhig related. “It was a very educational experience for me and truly gave me a very detailed perspective of what the people in the parish want to see happen. Some people asked me, ‘was my job going to be a 9-5 job’. My answer was always the same I’m a high energy guy. By 9 AM in the morning, I’ve already been working at least two hours and by 5 PM, I’m really getting rolling. So, my job will be whatever number of hours it takes to get the job done well for the best interests of the people in the parish.”

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Allen Takes the Gold at Hands of Stone Boxing Event In Clinton

Boxing fans in attendance to this past Saturday’s USBL’s Elite Amateur Action event held at the East Feliciana Middle School in Clinton were treated to an exciting day of extraordinary competition. Seventeen action packed contests, beginning with young junior’s from various clubs in Louisiana, with a few juniors making the trip from Colorado. The second half of the event paired a group of elite boxers from Colorado against some of Louisiana’s finest. There was no need for any fans in the audience to sit down as the action had them standing, screaming and hollering throughout the competition. This event was held by Kevin Allen and Hands of Stone Boxing club. Local favorite Henry “Baby-

face” Allen II (Hands of Stone Boxing club) the hometown boxer took gold by defeating Luis Rodriquez (Colorado Denver Police Brotherhood boxing Club). Allen controlled the initial round, as he was busy and scoring throw-

ing blow after blow. The second round was more of the same but you could see Rodriguez starting to loosen up and become more active. The final round was the most competitive but Allen over powered Rodriguez to take a unanimous decision. Hands of Stone would like to thanks everyone that attended the show and the sponsors East Feliciana Parish School Board, Landmark Bank, Premier Collision, The Bug Man, Feliciana Physical

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Resurrecting the Tradition of the Christmas Tree Farm by

Nalini Raghavan Gore

Sitting on frontage along Highway 963, Windy Hills, the Christmas tree farm located just 10 minutes northwest of Clinton in Ethel, is, indeed, windy. It was a chilly, blustery November day on the farm as owners Ricky and Lisa Peairs prepared buckets of water for trees that will find their way into someone’s home this holiday season. The Christmas trees, nestled together in neat rows on a large expanse of farmland, look deceptively small. But that is just an illusion, the Peairs’ insist. Many customers have made the mistake of “sizing up,” realizing once they set the tree up in the living room that somehow the tree grew on the way home. It takes 3-4 years for the trees at Windy Hills tree to reach 6 feet, the typical requested height for Christmas trees, so Ricky and Lisa were in the Christmas treegrowing business for 3 years before they ever sold their first tree; the couple planted their first tree in 1999, and sold their first tree in 2002. Following an early retirement, Ricky, who also raises cattle and other livestock on the farm, decided to start the business with the part-time help of his wife, Lisa, who is otherwise employed as a veterinarian. Initially intending for the Christmas tree venture to serve as a fun, leisurely retirement business, to their delight – and their chagrin – Windy Hills has grown into a very successful, but very demanding enterprise. When Lisa first suggested to her husband that the property would make a great Christmas Tree farm (not letting on that her father and brothers had all politely declined the idea), she remembers that Ricky agreed it was a good idea. “And that was the last time he said that, laughed Lisa.” The Pearis agree that they could not both work full-time jobs and run the tree farm; in fact, they hire additional help during the selling season in order to pack a year’s worth of sales into the short holiday window. The Pearis grow trees on about 8 acres of their 97-acre property. In the beginning of this venture, Ricky and Lisa sought advice from other small tree-farmers in the South through a professional organization called the Southern Christmas Tree Association. These seasoned experts recommended that the cou-

ple focus predominantly on 2 types of Cypress - Leyland and Murray - and a fragrant, lacy, silver-toned tree called a Carolina Sapphire, all of which grow well in a South Louisiana climate though, interestingly, are not native to Louisiana. These trees never go dormant like their Northern cousins such as the Douglas and Fraser firs, so the Peairs are careful to explain to their customers that when you bring one of their trees home, you are bringing home a live Christmas tree which requires frequent and consistent watering. Live and learn is the mantra at Windy Hills, as neither member of this husband and wife team had any experience running a Christmas tree farm. The Christmas tree farm industry used to be very large in Louisiana; there were several hundred small farms in the state in the 1970s. Currently, there are only about 75 farms scattered throughout the states of Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi. This dramatic decrease, Lisa posits, can be traced to the general move away from the family farm. As younger generations choose to pursue careers off the family farm, these businesses shut down and are replaced by big box hardware stores that supply trees that have been shipped for sale around the country. With few examples to model themselves upon, the Peairs had to rely on the experiences of tree farmers in other parts of the deep South, lessons that were fine-tuned over the years as the couple adapted those models to the climate, geography, and culture of the area. For instance, Lisa explained that their tree selection has shifted slightly over the years to bend to local tastes; most of the farm is dedicated to Leyland and Murray cypress. They also grow the Carolina Sapphires for customers who prefer this silvery, aromatic tree and in order to make their signature creation, the Snowman Tree, which is a Carolina Sapphire carved into a …well…a snowman. The Snowman Tree was created on a whim and then caught on when a neighbor insisted on buying it. The customer is always right – or the neighbor in this case – and now these special trees have become such a tradition in some households that they buy both their regular Christmas tree and a Snowman

Tree. The learning curve has been made steeper for the Peairs by the paradoxical weather of Louisiana, namely hurricanes and drought. Recently, they addressed the drought issue by installing an irrigation system at the farm. This improvement will make yearly treecrop yields much more predictable as trees will tend to all grow at the same average rate given a regular supply of water. However, hurricanes are - as hurricanes tend to be - unpredictable. And when they do pass close to Windy Hills, as Katrina, Rita, and Gustav all did, they wreck havoc on the tender young trees which bend fiercely with the hurricane force winds. After a hurricane, every single tree needs to be straightened and staked up so that it continues to grow upright and symmetrical. Farmers through an through, the Peairs have weathered these challenges and delivered Christmas trees year after year for over a decade. Windy Hills is a cut and

carry farm - they use hacksaws, not chainsaws - unless the tree is big enough to warrant serious machinery. There are a few customers who come for the double-digit trees at Windy Hills, the “Charlie Brown trees,” as Lisa calls them – those lonely trees that weren’t chosen by a family but were subsequently allowed to grow into majestic queens that grace the fanciest of foyers. As each year passes, the team makes improvements to the farm to make the tree-hunting experience fun for everyone. This year, the couple added attractions that will help keep the kids entertained while Mom and Dad wrestle with trees. There is a hay bale fort and a tire tower to climb on. And if it’s a chilly night, there is always a warm fire burning in the giant fire-pit and hot chocolate and coffee in the office. If you aren’t in the market for a tree, Windy Hills also sells fresh garlands and wreaths which sellout every year. Opening day is Nov 29 and it’s first come first serve!


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LSUAg Center Urges the Felicianas to Ready, Set, Grow! By Andre Brock

Although spring is the time most people think about planting, fall and winter are the best times to plant trees and other perennials. You may have heard “the sap is down” in winter. While this is not literally true, the plant’s energies are being spent on its roots rather than shoots at this time. This is good for transplanting, as root damage (or at least root shock) is unavoidable. If you’ve thought about growing fruit trees, now is a good time to begin planting. Since they’re in season now, you might find citrus fruits you like. Just one or two citrus trees will usually produce as much as a family can eat, plus some for the neighbors. Most citrus trees only need attention a few times a year, so they offer that fruit at a pretty low labor cost. The basic suggestions are the same as for any kind of tree.

Choose a place with full sunlight and with loose, well-drained soil. Dig a hole and plant the tree up to its soil line; that is the level of the soil in the pot. (Local nurseries carry Louisiana-grown citrus in pots.) Don’t bury it “up to its neck” like a tomato, or the roots will likely rot. Once it’s in the ground, water it in thoroughly, but do not pack the soil. Spacing will depend on variety. Kumquats and lemons need a 20’ diameter circle clear of other trees and buildings; oranges, satsumas, and grapefruit 30’. It’s best not to add any amendments to the hole at planting, especially fertilizer, which will often burn roots. Wait until it’s been in the ground one year to fertilize. Most citrus trees will appreciate one-half to one pound of 1313-13 (or something comparable) per year of tree age, administered in late January or early February. Regardless of age, do not exceed twelve pounds in a year. It’s best

to scatter the fertilizer around the “drip line,” which is the zone at the outer edge of the branches. Citrus is a good low-maintenance tree. A few pests and diseases may attack it, but most are of no major concern for homeowners. (For specific pest issues, contact your local county agent, aka me.) Freezes, of course, can be a concern. But satsumas and kumquats tolerate all but the worst freezes in Louisiana. If you like lemons or limes (less cold-hardy), the easiest thing is usually to grow them in pots. Dwarf varieties especially can live happily in pots, brought in to shelter the coldest weather. The trees are smaller, but the fruit is the same. A potted citrus will still produce plenty of fruit. Citrus trees do not need a pollinator, so a lone tree will produce just fine. In fact, an unpollinated citrus (especially satsuma) will produce fewer, if any, seeds. Pruning in citrus is almost entirely unnecessary. Only broken branches or those with other problems should be removed. This includes growth from below the graft union. You can usually see a line on the trunk a few inches above the soil where the tree was originally budded onto the root stock. With any pruning, trace the problem branch back to its point of origin and cut there. Twig stubs will invite disease and rot. While it’s tempting to leave existing fruit on the tree, try to resist. In the long run, the tree will benefit from fruit removal when it’s first purchased or planted. The tree may

bloom its first spring after planting, but will drop all or most of the blooms or fruit before it reaches any size. The following year it may retain very few fruit; then in the third year it should really start producing. Most citrus trees continue to produce far more blooms than fruit it will actually ripen. Keep all grass killed around citrus (or any other) trees, at least out to the drip line. Mulching this area will actually not help the tree. Bare ground will let out more heat at night in winter, which is better for surviving freezes. One other very important issue with trees is water, especially if we expect them to produce fruit. Unless we get at least a one-inch rain, the tree needs to be watered every week in summer. Drip irrigation or soaker hoses are good. A hose end set on a very slow trickle works almost as well. Set it near the trunk of the tree and leave it on for at least a couple of hours. Be consistent with this effort, as any dehydration will retard growth of the tree and fruit development. If you want to know more about gardening, landscaping, or anything else horticultural, contact the West Feliciana Associate County Agent (me) at abrock@agcenter. lsu.edu, or stop by or call the LSU Ag Center Extension office at 6353614. Also, the LSU Ag Center’s website can be accessed at www. lsuagcenter.com with lots of userfriendly information, including this article.


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Doris Rowlett Jenkins

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Doris Rowlett Jenkins, 91, passed away Sunday morning at 7:30 a.m. at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital, where she was recuperating from a heart attack. She was born March 4, 1922, in Houston, Texas, and died November 17, 2013, in Baton Rouge. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend to many. She is survived by her son, former Rep. Louis E. “Woody” Jenkins, Jr., and his wife Diane Aker Jenkins; grandchildren Margaret Jenkins Savoye and her husband Darren of Jefferson, LA; Elizabeth Ann Jenkins of Denver, CO; David Aker Jenkins of Baton Rouge, and Catherine Ann Jenkins of Baton Rouge; greatgrandchildren Gabrielle, Louis Joseph, and James Sawyer Savoye of Jefferson, LA; and nephews and nieces Gordon and Jan Jenkins; Edward, Randall, and Mark Rowlett, and Anita Rowlett Hopkins. She was preceded in death by her parents Frederick Putnam Rowlett and Beatrice Eernisse Rowlett of Houston, Texas; her brother, Walter Rowlett, of Houston and her husband, Louis E. “Ory” Jenkins, Sr., of Ponchatoula and Baton Rouge. Doris grew up in Alvin and Shreveport. She attended Byrd High School and graduated from Alvin High School in 1940. During World War II, she met a handsome sailor who was recovering from war injuries at the Galveston Naval Hospital. They fell in love and married in 1946. They resided in Ponchatoula where they owned a restaurant, Little Ory’s Den, before moving to Houston and then Baton Rouge. Ory was an operator at Ethyl Corporation, and Doris worked in safety deposit at American Bank on Plank Road. She retired from the bank in 1982 after 25 years’ service. She was affectionately known as “G” by her grandchildren and their friends at Parkview. As a child, she had red hair and was known by the nickname “Pinky”. She loved to wear a red hat and a red cap, which was perfect when she played Mrs. Santa Claus for children in her later years. She has written an autobiography, which will be published on-line in the spring of 2014 by Community Press. It is a humorous collection of her writings from the 1920’s to the present. She has lived with her son Woody and daughter-in-law Diane for the past 27 years, and they cared for her during the many health problems she has endured for the past 15 years. Despite those, she maintained a clear mind and humorous wit until this weekend. She was recovering from a heart attack and doing well Saturday, but her condition declined early Sunday, and she passed away. Friends and acquaintances are invited to visitation Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at Resthaven Funeral Home, 11817 Jefferson Hwy., Baton Rouge, and again Wednesday at 10 a.m. Services will be conducted by Lt. Arron Mcguffee, Chaplain, USN, at 11 a.m. at the Resthaven cemetery.

Albert Carter Mills, Jr.

Born 100 years ago at Wilderness Plantation, The Plains, Zachary, LA, Albert C. Mills, Jr. died early Tuesday, November 12, 2013. He was the son of Godly parents, Albert C. and Margaret Jane “”Maggie”” McKowen Mills. For his entire life he honored his father and his mother. He loved and remained faithful to his wife, Kathleen Louise Riddle for 71 years. They were married May 20, 1942 in St. Francisville, LA. Albert Mills stood firm and unwavering in his faith in God and trusted fully in His Son, Jesus Christ, for his salvation. He joined the Plains Presbyterian Church by profession of faith in 1923. An active member his entire life, he served as a deacon from 1936 until elected and installed as an elder in 1946. He was given emeritus status in 1990. He diligently prepared himself for his life’s vocations. He attended the Plains Church one-room school for First through Third grades, then went to Zachary High School where he graduated in 1930. He attended Davidson College in North Carolina for two years then transferred to LSU where he earned a BS degree in Agriculture Commerce in 1935. He was a member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity. He served bravely in the United States Army in defense of his country during WWII. He trained men and operated postal service on both the East and West Coasts before being sent to England with his Army Postal Unit APO #544. He then served in Norway where he operated a P.O. for American Troops assigned to disarm German soldiers. He was discharged with honor and distinction with the rank of captain. He consistently provided for his family through hard work and sacrifice as a worker at Rhodes and Mills General Merchandise in Zachary, a manager at the Plains Store, as a cattle rancher, rural letter carrier for 30 years, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank of Zachary from 1956-1987, and avid gardener, skilled hunter and fisherman, organizer of Tri-Parish Co-Op, Officer of EBR Parish Farm Bureau and Member of the Cattlemen’s Association. His outstanding achievement was loving with devotion his wife, four children, nineteen grandchildren, and seventy great-grandchildren. He taught us how we should live the Christian life and serve God through humility, consistency of character, prayer life, family devotions, integrity, and Godly example. We praise God and thank him that we were blessed with such an honorable and loving husband and earthly father. He continues to be a living testimony to us all. His example lives on. “”Is not wisdom found among the aged? Does not long life bring understanding?”” Job 12:12. Visitation will be at Plains Presbyterian Church, 22929 Old Scenic Highway 964 in Zachary, LA on Friday, November 15, 2013 from 5pm until 8pm and then onSaturday, November 16, 2013 from 9am until funeral services at 11am, conducted by Rev. Bob Wojohn, Rev. Todd Lowery, and Rev. Campbell Silman. Burial will be at Young Family Cemetery. He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Kathleen Louise Riddle of St. Francisville; one daughter, Kathleen Davis of Zachary; two sons: WIlmer R. Mills and his wife Betsy Jennings Mills of Zachary; David P. Mills and his wife Mary Lynn Farmer Mills of Zachary; daughter-in-law Dotty Mills; sister Jane Mills Burk of Zachary; brother Gilbert C. Mills of Zachary; 19 grandchildren and 70 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents Albert C. and Maggie McKowen Mills; brother Shannon Mills; son Albert Mills III; son-in-law John Mallory Davis; and grandson Wilmer Hastings Mills. Pallbearers will be grandsons Carter Mills, Andy Mills, Stuart Mills, John Mills, John Dan Davis, Mallory Davis, “”Chip”” Mills, and Kirk Mills. Honorary pallbearers will grandsons-in-law: Clint Gardner, Darrel Zweigle, Michael Ackman, Charles Irby, Trace Pourciau, Jon Davis, Daniel Hogue, Ryan Dawson, and Madison Morris. Additional honorary pallbearers will be brother Gilbert C. Mills, brother-in-law Dr. N.B. Riddle, and nephews Shannon Mills, Jr., Robert Mills, Jack Burk, and Gilbert C. Mills, Jr. Share sympathies, memories, and condolences at www.CharletFuneralHome.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Plains Presbyterian Church Mission Fund.

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2014 Chevrolet

SILVERADO CREW CAB 5.3L V8 ECOTEC3 ENGINE, 6-SPD AUTOMATIC TRANSMIS-

SION, REMOTE START, POWER DRIVERS SEAT, TRAILERING PACKAGE, LOCKING DIFFERENTIAL, FOG LAMPS, DUAL CLIMATE CONTROL A/C, MYLINK 8” COLOR TOUCH AUDIO SYSTEM, REAR VISION CAMERA, REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER & MUCH MORE!

$

Lease For

349

Per Month All Star Plan!

MSRP 38,830. PAYMENTS TOTAL $12,564. $3470 PLUS TAX, TITLE & LICENSE DUE AT SIGNING 12K MILES/YR. RESIDUAL VALUE 24074.60

EQUINOX FWD LS 32 MPG POWER WINDOWS , POWER LOCKS,TILT, CRUISE New 2014 Chevrolet

OCTOBER SPECIAL SALES PRICE:

EST HWY

23,495

XM RADIO,CD PLAYER AND MORE!

$

MSRP ...........................$25,390 ASCN DISCOUNT ...........-$1,395 GM CUSTOMER CASH.......-$500

H GM CERTIFIED PREOWNED SPECIALS! H 2011 CHEVROLET

SILVERADO XCAB Z71 STK#TD10315FA

26,990

$

2012 GMC

SIERRA CREW STK#TE1494FA

29,990

$

2011 CHEVROLET

2012 CHEVROLET

CAMARO CONV

27,490

$

2013 CHEVROLET

TRAVERSE LT STK#PT25881

29,990

$

2010 BUICK

SILVERADO CREW

STK#PC25791

STK#TE911A

1.9% APR for well qualified

buyers on all Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles!(1)

2009 CHEVROLET AVEO STK#PT25041AA..............$9,995 2009 NISSAN ALTIMA STK#TD7383FA.................$13,990 2008 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE STK#TD7934FA...$13,990 2007 CHEVY SILVERADO XCAB STK#TD5781A....$13,990

27,890

$

2012 CHEVROLET

LACROSSE STK#PC25849

28,990

$

2009 CHEVROLET

SILVERADO LTZ 4X4 STK#TD9539A

31,990

$

TAHOE LTZ STK#PT25725

36,990

$

2010 MAZDA TRIBUTE STK#TD9099A..................$14,990 2005 TOYOTA TACOMA 4X4 STK#TD10631FA......$15,990 2011 MERCEDES BENZ STK#TD7016FA...............$27,990 2010 CADILLAC CTS STK#PC25726, 14K MILES ..$28,490

*WITH APPROVED CREDIT, PLUS TAX, TITLE AND LICENSE. INCLUDES ALL REBATES AND INCENTIVES. PHOTOS FOR ILLUSTRATION PURPOSES ONLY. SEE DEALER FOR ALL REBATE QUALIFICATIONS & DETAILS. ENDS 10/31/13 (1) LENGTH OF CONTRACT LIMITED. NOT AVAILABLE WITH OTHER OFFERS. TAKE DELIVERY FROM A PARTICIPATING CERTIFIED PRE-OWNED DEALER BY 10/31/13

6800 Main Street • Zachary, LA 70791 (225) 654-6674 www.guaranty-bnk.com

Feliciana Explorer Nov 26  

November 26, 2013 • Vol. 3, No. 48

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