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Rolling outages affect area businesses Denton businesses had to adapt to icy weather conditions and rolling power outages Tuesday and Wednesday. Shutting Golden Triangle Mall down for two days wasn’t exactly what general manager Matt Ludemann wanted to do, but he was worried about the safety of employees and customers. “We just didn’t feel it was safe for a huge flux of people,” he said. One of the major concerns was the mall’s parking lot, which was covered in ice. Ludemann said he hoped that since the sun was out Wednesday, the ice would melt and evaporate a bit before the mall opens at 10 a.m. today. Denton gas stations were more affected by the power outages than the weather, but Bill Monzer, owner of Shell Food Mart on McCormick Street, said the store hadn’t been getting some of its deliveries because truck drivers weren’t venturing out on the roads. 2-4

Storms puts Super Bowl business on ice The city plans to have a welcome center at Denton Airport despite the icy weather, said Kim Phillips, vice president of the Denton Convention and Visitor Bureau. Denton hotels have not seen much Super Bowl business but could gain it from people stranded by the weather, Phillips said. The airport was open until Monday night before the ice moved in. Or it may have caused extended stays for people coming into Denton for other business, she said. Once the final teams were announced, the city ran advertisements in Pittsburgh and Green Bay to let people coming in for the Super Bowl know Denton was here, Phillips said. The city will be at the Super

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A jet-engine-equipped truck blows ice off the runway at Denton Airport on Feb. 3. Bowl media center in Dallas today for its spotlight time in front of the media. A spotlight time was given to each of the 12 official host communities, and Denton got a two-hour window. Denton officials will show Denton’s connection to the Super Bowl during the spotlighted time. They plan to let people know that the builders of Cowboys Stadium are also building the University of North Texas’ new football stadium and that Terry Bradshaw has horses in Denton County, she said. 2-6

Denton may get new energy facility Denton Municipal Electric is studying the potential application of a 10-megawatt combined heat and power plant in Denton, but details of the project haven’t been made public. DME has signed confidentiality agreements with a limited number of customers whose businesses could benefit from the proposed energy facility, so officials are restricted in what they can say for now, spokeswoman Lisa Lemons said. DME officials have discussed the project with the City Council and the council-appointed Public Utilities Board in closed-

door sessions, she said. The council on Tuesday approved a $146,806 contract with engineering firm Burns & McDonnell to secure the necessary environmental permits to build the proposed facility. The action came with no public discussion as part of the council’s consent agenda, where multiple items are passed with a single vote.

Airport business took hit during bad weather Early anecdotes suggest that at least some Denton-area residents and businesses took a substantial hit from the icy weather. Ice on the runway shut down Denton Airport for most of the week, forcing private and corporate aircraft en route to Super Bowl XLV in Arlington to land in other North Texas cities. Damon Ward, president of Business Air, which handled many of the game-related flight reservations at Denton Airport, said Thursday that the weather was “absolutely killing our business.” But business is likely to be good for those who help clean up the mess, such as damage to water pipes and vehicles. Homes and commercial and public buildings have suffered water

damage after pipes froze and fractured. Sprinkler systems have frozen in a couple of county buildings, causing water damage, County Judge Mary Horn said, including the district attorney annex building on McKinney Street and the Sandy Jacobs Government Center in Carrollton.

Cardiac lab opens at Texas Health Denton Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton celebrated the grand opening of its new cardiac electrophysiology lab on Jan. 20. The new lab, located on the first floor of the hospital’s main building, now provides patients the ability to receive care close to their home. Newly available treatments include radiofrequency ablation (a procedure used to treat some types of rapid heart beating) and cryoablation (a process that uses extreme cold to freeze selected cells in treating rapid heart rhythms), according to a news release. Success rates for cardiac ablation are above 90 percent, according to the American Heart Association. The procedure is minimally invasive, and often allows patients to resume normal activities within a few

Denton’s road network is in steady decline after years of underfunding, and fixing the problem will take a major boost in spending, according to a study presented Monday to the City Council. The overall state of city streets declined from 69 to 61 on a 100point scale since 2003 while the city spent an average of about $4.6 million a year on street maintenance. The study found the city would have to more than double its annual spending to prevent further decline and more than triple it to return to 2003 quality levels. “That’s the size of the elephant in the room,” said Stephen Smith, a principal with the consulting firm IMS, which performed the study. “Ten million dollars to stay where you’re at today; $15 million to get you back to where you were in ’03.” The estimates did not account | CONTINUED ON PAGE 9

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Calendar of Events Altrusa International Inc. of Denton meets for its monthly dinner and program at Vigne Wine Shop & Deli, 222 West Hickory St. Cost is $10 per person. Call 940-387-5031 or visit www.altrusadenton.org. Tuesday, April 26, 6:30 p.m.

American Association of University Women, Denton Branch meets at Fremaux’s Metropolitan Catering, 932 W. University Dr. Visit www.aauwdenton.org.

Creek Town Hall, 1075 Ronald Reagan Ave. Wednesday, April 6, 7:00 p.m.

Home Builders Association of Greater Dallas, Greater Denton Division has its monthly meeting and luncheon at the Prairie House restaurant, 10001 U.S. Highway 380 in Cross Roads. Cost is $15 for associates and builders with reservations and $18 for walk-ins. Call 940-383-0853. Tuesday, March 29, 11:30 a.m.

Wednesday, April 6, 6 p.m.

Association of Business Contingency Planners, North Texas Chapter has its monthly luncheon at H5 Colo, 12712 Park Central in Dallas. Cost is $35 per person. Visit http://northtx.acp-international. com/Meetings.htm. Friday, April 1, noon

On the cover: The Retreat at Denton offers students a more unconventional housing choice — homes leased by the room, instead of the traditional box-style apartments.

Aubrey Chamber of Commerce meets at the Prairie House Restaurant at 10001 E. U.S. Highway 380 in Cross Roads. Cost is $12 per person. Reservations are required. Call 940-365-9781 or e-mail chamber@aubreycoc. org.

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Wednesday, April 20, 11:30 a.m.

Coffee Club and Investment Perspective hosted by Quinn McColly of Edward Jones will meet at 2925 Country Club Road, Suite 101A in Denton. Call 940-382-0280. Thursday, March 17, 9:00 a.m. Thursday, April 21, 9:00 a.m.

Denton Black Chamber of Commerce meets at the Denton Housing Authority, 1225 Wilson St. Tuesday, April 12, 6 p.m.

Krum Chamber of Commerce holds its monthly meeting at Northstar Bank, 1101 E. McCart St. in Krum. Call 940-482-6093.

Lake Cities Chamber of Commerce meets for coffee at Lake Cities Massage, 314 S. Shady Shores Road; Corinth City Hall, 3300 Corinth Parkway; Daniel’s Air and Plumbing, 209 S. Shady Shores Road; and Chick-fil-A, 4481 FM2181. Wednesday, April 6, 7:15 a.m.

Dawn Cobb Managing Editor 940-566-6879 | dcobb@dentonrc.com Sandra Hammond Advertising Director 940-566-6820 | shammond@dentonrc.com Shawn Reneau Advertising Manager 940-566-6843 | sreneau@dentonrc.com

Denton Planning and Zoning Commission meets in the council chambers at City Hall, 215 E. McKinney St.

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Hickory Creek Planning and Zoning Commission meets at Hickory

Friday, March 25, 7:45 a.m. Friday, April 8, 7:45 a.m. Friday, April 15, 7:45 a.m.

North Texas Society for Human Resource Management meets at Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites, 1434 Centre Place Drive in Denton. Cost to attend is $18 for members and first-time guests, and $23 for returning non-members Visit www.north texasshrm.org. Thursday, March 24, 11:30 a.m.

SCORE, the Service Corps of Retired Executives, offers free management counseling for prospective new business owners or existing businesses in trouble. Confidential, one-hour counseling sessions are available by appointment every Wednesday at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Call 940-3498752. Wednesday, March 23, 9 a.m.

at Corinth City Hall

Wednesday, March 30, 9 a.m.

Wednesday, April 20, 7:15 a.m.

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Wednesday, April 13, 9 a.m.

Wednesday, April 27, 7:15 a.m. at Chick-fil-A

Lake Cities Netweavers business networking group meets at the IHOP restaurant off Interstate 35E in Hickory Creek. Cost is $12 and includes breakfast. Email info@lcnetweavers.com. Thursday, March 17, 8 a.m.

Small Business Breakfast meeting sponsored by the North Central Texas College Small Business Development Center at the Denton Chamber of Commerce building. A light breakfast is provided. Call 940-380-1849. Tuesday, April 12, 7:15 a.m.

Thursday, March 24, 8 a.m. Thursday, March 31, a.m.

Lake Dallas 4A Economic Development Corp. meets at Lake Dallas Municipal Complex, 212 Main St.

Women Business Owners of Denton County will hold its monthly luncheon at Oakmont Country Club, 1901 Oakmont Drive in Corinth. Tuesday, April 5, 11:30 a.m.

Monday, April 4, 7 p.m. Please tell us about your event or

Lake Dallas 4B Community Development Corp. meets at Lake Dallas Municipal Complex, 212 Main St. Monday, April 11, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, March 23, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, 6:30 p.m.

Friday, March 18 ,7:45 a.m.

Wednesday, April 13, 7:15 a.m.

Thursday, April 7, 8 a.m.

Denton League of United Latin American Citizens No. 4366 holds its annual scholarship banquet at the Denton Senior Center, 509 North Bell Ave.

NMC Networking Group meets at Le Peep, 1345 S. Loop 288. E-mail stucker@apostleradio. org. Breakfast is optional.

Thursday, April 7, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, April 14, 6:30 p.m.

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meeting by e-mailing Karina Ramírez at kramirez@dentonrc.com, by fax at 940-566-6888; or by mail to DBC Calendar, Denton Record-Chronicle, 314 E. Hickory St., Denton, TX 76201. She also can be reached at

NAACP, Denton County Chapter meets at the Denton Housing Authority, 1225 Wilson St. Thursday, April 14, 7 p.m.

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Will gold keep shining? “Gold is a protector of property rights. The abandonment of the gold standard made it possible for the welfare state to use the banking system as a means for the unlimited expansion of credit. In the absence of a gold standard, there is no way to protect savings from confiscation through inflation; there is no safe store of value. Deficit spending is simply the hidden confiscation of wealth.” — Alan Greenspan in his 1966 essay “Gold and Economic Freedom”

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n the last 10 years, the price of gold has soared more than fivefold from $250 an ounce to $1,400. This astonishing ascent took place in a period in which the perform-

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Jonathon FITE | ance of most other asset classes has been mediocre or catastrophic. Investor perceptions vary widely. Believers confidently expect a steady march to $10,000, while skeptics dismiss the rise as a bubble that could burst any day now. Both these views actually miss the mark, since they neglect the historical role of gold and other

precious metals. Rather than just assets with prices ticking up or down, it may be better to think of gold and other precious metals as money. The key functions of money are to serve as a medium of exchange for trade and commerce, and as a store of value for savings. For thousands of years, gold coins, silver coins or goldbacked paper currencies effectively served these functions. The explicit linkage of government-issued currency to gold — a scarce, durable and prized asset — gave people and businesses confidence to conduct commerce and to keep savings in that currency. This “gold standard” also required governments to be disciplined and prudent in their spending, since the tie to

gold holdings limits the supply of money in the system. Since ancient times, governments have abused their privileged control over currency. Around A.D. 200, the Roman Empire, faced with severe budget shortfalls, adulterated the amount of gold in Rome’s coins, the denarius. Eventually, Rome’s key trading partners, starting with India, stopped accepting the denarius, and insisted on pure gold for trade payments. The inability to import vital goods led to a sharp decline in Roman living standards, and contributed to the empire’s eventual collapse. In the late 1920s, the U.S. Federal Reserve embarked upon a massive money-printing effort to cushion banks from the impact of a recession in 1927, and to bail out the British Empire, which was then running short on gold reserves. The surge of dollars flowing into the

banking system soon worked its way into the stock market, and created a crazy speculative bubble. The bursting of that bubble in 1929 led to the Great Depression, a period of great misery throughout the world. In the late 1960s and early ’70s, the U.S. government was reeling from big deficits (albeit puny by today’s levels) from the Vietnam War and social spending programs, and facing tough trade competition. In 1971, President Nixon broke the tie between the U.S. dollar and gold. By finally abandoning the vestiges of the gold standard, the government could expand the supply of money virtually at will. A decade of economic stagnation and terrible inflation followed. The U.S. dollar fell 80 percent against other major currencies. The price of gold rose more than twentyfold — from $35 an ounce

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in 1971 to $800 an ounce in 1981. Let’s turn our attention to the present day. The scale of currency debasement in the aftermath of the 2008-09 financial crisis dwarfs historical precedents. After slashing short-term interest rates to zero and engineering the banking system bailout, the Fed expanded its efforts further. It guaranteed the corporate debt of selected institutions, provided backstops to commercial paper lenders and traded cash for vast holdings of toxic mortgagebacked securities. Perhaps most concerning has been the Fed’s policy of “quantitative easing,” a euphemism for its persistent printing of trillions of dollars to buy mortgages and Treasury bonds. This monetization of U.S. fiscal deficits has become alarming to foreign and domestic holders of U.S. dollars and dollar-denominated Treasury bonds. Not surprisingly, the prices of oil, food and

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other vital commodities have exploded, in a nasty reminder of the 1970s. As a result, gold is regaining an important role in the fabric of the financial system. After decades of reducing their gold holdings, central banks in Asia and the Middle East are now rebuilding their gold reserves. Large banks, such as JPMorgan Chase & Co., are increasing their use of gold in transactions. Banks in India, China and the Middle East are increasingly promoting gold and other precious metals to clients, in a sign of gold’s revival as a store of value and medium of exchange. Where might this lead? If destructive government policies and trillion-dollar deficits continue unabated, the believers in $10,000 gold may eventually be proven right. To protect against an economic Armageddon, most people should accumulate some physical gold. But gold ownership should be viewed as a defensive measure, not a “sure bet.” After all, a

To protect against an economic Armageddon, most people should accumulate some physical gold. return to more prudent government policies could cause a reversal. For example, in the 1980s, thanks to Paul Volcker’s leadership of the Fed, inflation was reined in, and gold fell from $800 to $250 an ounce. We will see if there is a willingness to swallow tough medicine in coming years. As contrarian value investors, my business partner and I prefer assets that are cheap and out of favor. Opinion polls report that the vast majority of investors expect gold prices to keep rising. This bullish sentiment toward gold makes us uncomfortable. Buying assets when they are popular (stocks in 1999, housing in 2005) often doesn’t work out well. If we instead think of gold as a currency, we should ask our-

selves what that currency buys. It is useful to assess if potential alternatives are cheap in relation to that currency. Let us explore this further. Over the past decade, investors in the U.S. stock market have seen their money go nowhere. Priced in dollar terms, the Dow and S&P 500 stock indices are roughly flat. However, priced in terms of gold, the value of U.S. businesses measured by these market indices has declined more than 80 percent! Stocks of several growing, world-dominating companies with pricing power and international operations seem cheaper than gold. We often hear how oil has skyrocketed and that the price of gasoline has risen more than threefold in the past 10 years.

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Karen DICKSON | weekend then return to their home. However, while they are here, they spend their money on our hotels, in our restaurants and in our stores. This adds to the city’s sales tax base, just as economic development adds to the city’s ad valorem tax base. The two are indispensible to a community’s economic health and vitality. Recently, during Denton County Day in Austin, I was invited by Kim Phillips, director of the Denton Convention and

Career Advancement Sarah Muniz, insurance services agent at DATCU, has been named the Credit Union Financial Group’s Agent of the Year for 2010. “Sarah’s friendliness, knowledge and willingness to help members with their insurance needs have won her many loyal members and the respect of col-

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Visitor Bureau, to attend a “Unity Dinner” given by the Texas Travel Industry Association. The event was to recognize and honor accomplishments of those in the tourism industry. At that event, I was able to see how fortunate we are that the Denton Economic Development Partnership and the Denton Convention and Visitor Bureau embrace and support one another in their respective endeavors and projects. That is not the case in a lot of cities. We are also fortunate that both the Denton Chamber of Commerce and the city recognize the importance of what these two organizations bring to our community. KAREN DICKSON is the vice president of economic development for the Denton Chamber of Commerce.

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Lake Cities Chamber of Commerce The Lakes Cities Chamber of Commerce honored Olive Stephens and Judy Graham for their community contributions at the group’s annual banquet Feb. 24. Stephens received the Lifetime Achievement Award for her 10 years of service as a Shady Shores council member and 38 years as the town’s mayor. Graham received the 2010 Citizen of the Year Award from the chamber at the event, which was held at Ashton Gardens in Corinth.

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he 102nd annual Membership Meeting of the Denton Chamber of Commerce is scheduled for the evening of March 24 at the University of North Texas Gateway Center. “Partnership: Moving into the Future” is the theme for the evening, with a featured program that will include a visual synopsis of local progress currently being enjoyed by Denton citizens, especially in the areas of transportation. Paul Chandler, president of Meridian Bank Texas, will symbolically begin his term as the chamber’s chief voluntary offi-

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Another highlight of the annual membership meeting is recognition of the Volunteer of the Year and Ambassador of the Year, as well as the chamber’s highest and most prestigious honor, the Otis L. Fowler Award. Former board chairwoman Phyllis Pittman was named both the Volunteer and Ambassador of the Year for the 2009-10 program year. The Volunteer of the Year award recognizes an individual for his or her efforts to “actively carry out specific responsibilities pertaining to the goals and objectives of one or more of the various standing committees, advisory boards or project task forces of the Denton chamber, and/or any affiliate organization which is directly associated with the Denton Chamber since April 1, 2010.”

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Gretchen Bataille, former president of the University of North Texas, received the Otis L. Fowler Award last year. The award is named after the chamber’s first paid executive, Otis Fowler, who served the organization nearly 30 years. Recipients are selected based on their “regular engagement in [his or her] business, profession or calling ... [thus, making a] contribution to the progress and welfare of the community.” Doors will open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $45 per person and are available at the chamber office at 414 West Parkway St., or by calling 940-3829693. CHUCK CARPENTER is the president of the Denton Chamber of Commerce. He can be reached at 940-362-9693 or dcoc@denton-chamber.org.

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A boom among crashes

The University Courtyard apartment complex, located at 200 S. Bonnie Brae St., and the University of North Texas are student housing partners.

By Rachel Mehlhaff | Photography by Barron Ludlum

University students in Denton will have more living options to choose from when the fall semester rolls around. In sharp contrast to the rest of the housing and construction market, at least three apartment complexes designed and marketed toward students are popping up in Denton. With more than 50,000 students enrolled in Denton-area universities, the additional housing is much more than an added option — it’s a necessity. One developer believes that

with the large budget restraints universities are facing, they don’t have the money to build oncampus housing. “There is a greater demand for student apartments,” said Mac Jones, a partner at Hammond Jones Development LLC, which is building Midtown Apartments in Denton. The Austin-based development company’s focus is to build

off-campus student housing near major universities. About 5,700 of the University of North Texas’ 36,000 students live in dorms, which are at about 95 percent to 98 percent capacity, said Tom Rufer, associate vice president for auxiliary services. UNT freshmen are required to live in dorms. Texas Woman’s University has about 1,629 out of 14,000 stu-

dents living on campus. The dorms are at 98 percent capacity, said Richard Nicholas, vice president for student life. At TWU, both freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus. “It’s a huge demographic and it really is a huge industry,” Jones said. “More and more and more kids go to college every single year.” He said that students these days are more “sophisticated” and many don’t want to live in a dorm throughout their time at school. Most students grew up with their own bedrooms, some

even with their own bathrooms, he said, and that’s what they hope to have in college. “It’s a classic model of a demographic creating demand and the industry rising up to meet that demand,” Jones said. The student apartment industry started about 10 years ago, he said. Before 2000, student apartments were being built, but it was only in the past decade that student housing became a more acceptable business model and the industry really took off, he said. “What we’ve proven is if you build nice student housing and


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manage it corporately, it can be a viable asset,” Jones said. What student apartments offer is a by-the-bedroom lease and amenities tailored to young adults, including sand volleyball courts and furnished units. Renting by the bedroom instead of by the unit has “always been a part of this latest renaissance of student housing,” Jones said. “And at the time it was an incredibly new concept,” he said, adding that nobody knew if it would work. Jones said he thinks renting apartments out by the room gives students and parents more security than they would have if one of the other students didn’t pay.

MIDTOWN APARTMENTS Officials with Hammond Jones Real Estate Development say Midtown, a small student housing community that the company is building in Denton, is more attractive to students because its size allows for better customer service. “Sometimes when you have larger communities you get kind of lost and you are a number,” said Joanna Rose-Self, regional manager of HJD Property Management. “We want our residents to be a name — not a number.” The complex will be two fourstory buildings containing 76 units with 272 beds. Leases will be by-the-room, in two-, threeand four-bedroom apartments. Each bedroom has its own bathroom. “All you share with your roommates is your kitchen and your living room,” Rose-Self said. Because its residents will be students, the complex will plan different activities around UNT and TWU schedules. For example, during finals week, the complex plans to cook meals for the students. And during spring break, the complex will hold pool parties. “It’s based upon what’s going on in the school,” Rose-Self said.

CAMPUS CREST Emily Rend, director of sales and marketing for Campus Crest, said her complex hopes to offer students a sense of community.

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Workers frame out the second floor of the Midtown, a small student housing complex new to Denton, on March 4. Campus Crest will replace what was once a Home Depot at 701 Fort Worth Drive. “We gear our apartments toward students because it’s a great business model,” Rend said. The parent company of Campus Crest started looking at the Denton market about two years ago, Rend said, and decided to build here because company officials considered UNT to be a growing school with a burgeoning housing need. Campus Crest has 27 apartment complexes in 11 states, most of which are in Texas. Rend said the student apartment business is a good one to be in because college enrollment continues to grow despite the recession. “It’s an exciting and engaging business to be in,” she said. Rend said she believes that as colleges continue to grow, not all of them will be able to support and house their students. Jason Chudoba, senior account executive for Campus Crest, said more high school students are attending college, and enrolling for longer periods of time; as a result, student housing complexes will find themselves strained. Campus Crest is projected to open its Denton apartments in August, offering 216 units with

584 beds. The apartment will offer twoand three-bedroom apartments that will be leased out by-theroom. “Everyone is responsible for their own payment,” Rend said. The property will have a fitness center, basketball and volleyball courts, coffee bistro and library. Units come fully furnished, with a washer and dryer included in each one. Each bedroom has its own bathroom and walkin closet, Rend said. The complex plans to host blood drives and canned food drives, and have game nights and pool parties. “We want to build that sense of community,” she said. THE RETREAT AT DENTON The Retreat at Denton, located at 1451 Centre Place Drive, offers students a neighborhood of houses instead of the traditional box-style apartments. “There is no other cottage company in Denton,” said James Whitley, vice president and chief operating officer of Landmark Properties Inc., the company that owns the Retreat. He said research shows that if students were given the option, they would prefer to live in houses. “We are structured from a

rental agreement standpoint much like the typical student apartments,” Whitley said. Students rent by the bedroom and have the option of having amenities included in their rent. The complex has about 125 units with 20 or 30 units per acre. It has 492 beds and offers three-, four- and five-bedroom houses. “Our concept with the student cottages is such a new and different concept,” he said. “We offer something altogether different.” Whitley said Denton’s student housing market is seeing substantial growth. And because Texas has one of the more stable economies right now, Whitley said, the Georgiabased company thought Texas would be a good place to build. He said other universities have capped enrollment but UNT continues to grow. The Retreat will also be open to residents Aug. 1 in time for the fall semester. PREPARING FOR GROWTH Although these housing complexes lease to students, they don’t have a formal tie to UNT or TWU. The latter university doesn’t have any partnerships with local apartment complexes — yet.

Unlike the Ridge at North Texas and University Courtyard, which have a formal agreement with UNT, these apartments market to students but they cannot discriminate against nonstudents. Rose-Self said Midtown officials understand that Denton universities offer housing for their lowerclassmen, which is why the complex will target upperclassmen and graduate students as they transition out of dorms. “It’s that step between dorm living and on-campus living to independent living,” Rose-Self said. TWU’s solution to housing demand is to rent and manage apartments near the university. “It is our plan to lease entire complexes,” said Richard Nicholas, the TWU vice president for student life. And housing demand is only going to increase. The university already has 60 more fall housing applications than it did at this time last year, Nicholas said. “We are preparing for an overflow situation,” he said. “And again, we prefer to do it with our own housing.” RACHEL MEHLHAFF can be reached at 940-5666889. Her e-mail address is rmehlhaff@dentonrc.com.


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DENTON COUNTY Lease: Cole Trusts “576a” Operator: Devon Energy Production Co. LP Location: 2879.304-acre lease, J. McDonald Survey, A873; 4.8 miles W of Denton Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 8482' Lease: Cole Trusts “576a” Operator: Devon Energy Production Co. LP Location: 2879.304-acre unit, J. McDonald Survey, A873; 4.8 miles W of Denton Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 8536' Lease: Cole Trusts “576a” Operator: Devon Energy Production Co. LP Location: 2879.304-acre unit, J. Mc Donald Survey, A873; 4.8 miles W of Denton Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 8452' Lease: Cole Trusts “576a” Operator: Devon Energy Production Co. LP Location: 2879.304-acre unit, J. McDonald Survey, A873; 4.8 miles W of Denton Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 8383' Lease: Cole Trusts “576a” Operator: Devon Energy Production Co. LP Location: 2879.34-acre unit, J. McDonald Survey, A-873; 4.8 miles W of Denton

Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 8509' Lease: Cummings “C” West Operator: Williams Prod. Gulf Coast LP Location: 185.52-acre unit, MEP&P RR Co./H. Campbell Survey, No. 62, A-1462 5 miles NW of Flower Mound Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 8269' Lease: DCCO 2 Shoop C Shoop E (SA) Operator: Devon Energy Production Co. LP Location: 4099.417-acre unit, MEP&P RR Co. Survey, No. 111, A-914; 7.25 miles SW of Ponder Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 7875' Lease: DCCO 4 Graham Heirs Operator: Devon Energy Production Co. LP Location: 2747.264-acre unit, MEP&P RR Co./A.E. Pulen Survey, No. 112, A-1057; 2.5 miles W of Justin Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 7920' Operator: Devon Energy Production Co. LP Lease: Fred Beck TCU (SA) Location: 1466.94-acre unit, E. Thompson Survey, A1245; 4 miles NW of Haslet Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 7497' Lease: Dr. Bob Smith “A” North Operator: Williams Prod. Gulf Coast LP Location: 277.8563-acre unit, MEP&P RR Co. Survey,

No. 59, A-935; 3.8 miles W of Flower Mound Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 8343' Lease: Dr. Bob Smith “A” North Operator: Williams Prod. Gulf Coast LP Location: 277.8563-acre unit, MEP&P RR Co. Survey, No. 59, A-935; 3.8 miles W of Flower Mound Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 8337' Lease: Dr. Bob Smith “A” North Operator: Williams Prod. Gulf Coast LP Location: 277.8563-acre unit, MEP&P RR Co. Survey, No. 59, A-935; 3.8 miles W of Flower Mound Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 8296' Lease: Dr. Bob Smith “A” North Operator: Williams Prod. Gulf Coast LP Location: 277.85-acre unit, MEP&P RR Co. Survey, No. 59, A-935; 3.8 miles W of Flower Mound Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 8322' Lease: Ingram SW Unit Operator: Titan Operating LLC Location: 86.17-acre unit, H. Turner Survey, A-1249; 2 miles S of Lewisville Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 8500' Lease: J.H. Guyer

Operator: Dark Horse Operating Co. LLC Location: 77.791-acre unit, J.C. Baker Survey, A-47; Within City of Denton Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 6997.85' Lease: Kathryn Hollingsworth Operator: Devon Energy Production Co. LP Location: 180.96-acre unit, G. Overton Survey, A-972; 5.9 miles W of Roanoke Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 7768' Lease: Velten-D3-Sanders-D3 (SA) Operator: Devon Energy Production Co. LP. Location: 3999.26673, J. Myers Survey, A-825; 3 miles N of Justin Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 7966' Lease: Wright “C” Operator: Williams Prod. Gulf Coast LP Location: 300.4575-acre unit, N. George Survey, A-477; 1.68 miles SE of Argyle Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 8526' COOKE COUNTY Lease: Bell Operator: Reed Productions Inc. Location: 88-acre lease, J.S. Martin Survey, A-699; 3 miles SE of Gainesville Field: Wildcat Total Depth: 2999' Lease: Blurton Operator: Reed Production Inc. Location: 92-acre lease, Blk. 75, Fannin CSL Survey, A1248; 3 miles N of Callisburg Field: De Geurin (2700' Sand) Total Depth: 2999'

Lease: Brandon “A” Unit Operator: EOG Resources Inc. Location: 103.71-acre unit, M.J. Arocha Survey, A-4; 0.8 miles NE of Rosston Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 9000' Lease: Brandon “A” Unit Operator: EOG Resources Inc. Location: 103.71-acre unit, M.J. Arocha Survey, A-4; 0.8 miles NE of Rosston Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 9000' Lease: Brandon Unit Operator: EOG Resources Inc. Location: 99.3-acre unit, F.J. Lindheimer Survey, A-575; 1.1 miles NE of Rosston Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 9000' Lease: Brandon Unit Operator: EOG Resources Inc. Location: 99.3-acre unit, F.J. Lindheimer Survey, A-575; 1.1 miles NE of Rosston Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 9000' Lease: Christian “C” Unit Operator: EOG Resources Inc. Location: 225.18-acre unit, C. McCoy Survey, A-660; 2.3 miles NW of Rosston Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 8033' Lease: Christian “C” Unit Operator: EOG Resources Inc. Location: 222.58-acre unit, C. McCoy Survey, A-660; 2.2 miles NW of Rosston

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OIL AND GAS LISTINGS | CONTINUED FROM PAGE 19 Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 8327' Lease: Christian “C” Unit Operator: EOG Resources Inc. Location: 222.58-acre unit, C. McCoy Survey, A-660; 2.2 miles NW of Rosston Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 8015' Lease: Christian “C” Unit Operator: EOG Resources Inc. Location: 222.58-acre unit, C. McCoy Survey, A-660; 2.2 miles NW of Rosston Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 8331' Lease: Culp “A” Unit Operator: EOG Resources Inc. Location: 58.12-acre unit, SP RR Co. Survey, No. 23, A972; 2.2 miles NW of Rosston Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 9000' Lease: Dangle-Strawn Unit Operator: WFW Production Company Inc. Location: 260-acre lease, E. Langford Survey, A-566; 5 miles S of Muenster Field: Dangle (Strawn 1600) Total Depth: 1900' Lease: Dangle-Strawn Unit Operator: WFW Production Company Inc. Location: 260-acre lease, E. Langford Survey, A-566; 5

miles S of Muenster Field: Dangle (Strawn 1600) Total Depth: 1900' Lease: Dangle-Strawn Unit Operator: WFW Production Company Inc. Location: 260-acre lease, E. Langford Survey, A-566; 5 miles S of Muenster Field: Dangle (Strawn 1600) Total Depth: 1900' Lease: Dangelmayr “A” Operator: Joint Resources Company Location: 160-acre unit, SP RR Co./W.A. Jamison Survey, No. 16, A-1390; 6.5 miles SW of Muenster Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 8412' Lease: Fitzgerald Operator: Eog Resources Inc. Location: 435.39-acre unit, E. Blundell Survey, A-1323; 7 Miles Sw Of Muenster Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 7234' Lease: Fitzgerald Operator: EOG Resources Inc. Location: 435.39-acre unit, E. Blundell Survey, A-1323; 7 miles SW of Muenster Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 7234' Lease: Foster “A” Unit Operator: EOG Resources Inc.

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STATE TAX LIENS NAME/ADDRESS Atlas Woodworks LLC, 2401 Worthington Drive, Suite 145, Denton Erin M. Wright, 616 Cook St., Denton Lazim Lusha Pizza Inc., 2765 E. Eldorado Parkway, Suite 220, Little Elm Mindy A. McNeill-Hobbs, 1008 Treys Court, Sanger Ned B. Lemond Jr., 1520 Canvasback, Aubrey Troy L. Smith, 3939 Teasley Lane, Lot 315, Denton

TYPE Limited Sales, Excise and Use Tax Limited Sales, Excise and Use Tax Limited Sales, Excise and Use Tax Limited Sales, Excise and Use Tax Limited Sales, Excise and Use Tax Limited Sales, Excise and Use Tax

AMOUNT $7,357.51 $1,206.53 $2,049.24 $1,213.98 $1,263.79 $1,205.83

REC. DATE 02/10/2011 02/22/2011 02/10/2011 01/27/2011 01/31/2011 02/16/2011

Limited Sales, Excise and Use Tas Limited Sales, Excise and Use Tas Franchise Tax

$1,228.62 $1,689.25 $124,805.96

02/07/2011 02/10/2011 02/07/2011

1040 1040 1040 940, 941 1040 1040 1040 1040 1040 1040

$51,416.32 $8,990.25 $6,444.18 $182,328.60 $1,754.23 $37,795.36 $289,453.78 $6,810.62 $63,930.73 $6,704.59

01/24/2011 01/24/2011 01/24/2011 01/24/2011 01/24/2011 01/26/2011 01/26/2011 01/26/2011 01/24/2011 01/24/2011

RELEASE OF STATE TAX LIENS Arla J. Stranahan, 20408 Pecan Creek Road, Pilot Point McDorman Signs and Advertising Inc., 6200 Crow Wright Road, Sanger Rocky Mountain Medical Center LP, 2801 S. Mayhill Road, Denton

FEDERAL TAX LIENS Adam L. Amick, 2844 Cascade Cove Drive, Little Elm Andrzej J. Wiatrzyk DECD, 14517 Crutchfield Drive, Aubrey Anthony L. Jackson, 4937 Stuart Road, Trailer 154, Denton Donald L. Morgan Jr., 418 Mack Drive, Denton Jenny J. Fellows and Robert H. Fellows, 2200 Canterbury Court, Denton Kelly R. Swafford, P.O. Box 51012, Denton Lana G. Bode, 2650 FM407E, Suite 145, Argyle Mark E. Roberts, 7816 Indian Trial, Sanger Monty G. Morris and Kelly R. Morris, 8205 Crooked Stick Lane, Argyle Robert H. Fellows and Jenny J. Fellows, 2200 Canterbury Court, Denton

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Location: 81.89-acre unit, BBB&C RR Co. Survey, No. 23, A-136; 5.8 miles SW of Muenster Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 9500' Lease: Foster “B” Unit Operator: EOG Resources Inc. Location: 84.45-acre unit, BBB&C RR Co. Survey, No. 23, A-136; 5.8 miles SW of Muenster Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 9500' Lease: Foster “C” Unit Operator: EOG Resources Inc. Location: 84.34-acre unit, BBB&C RR Co. Survey, No. 23, A-136; 5.8 miles SW of Muenster Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 9000' Lease: Foster “C” Unit Operator: EOG Resources Inc. Location: 84.34-acre unit, BBB&C RR Co. Survey, No. 23, A-136; 5.8 miles SW of Muenster Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 9000' Lease: Fred Snuggs Operator: Cimarex Energy Co. of Colorado Location: 120.51-acre lease, Fannin CSL Survey, A-1248; 11 miles NE of Gainesville

Field: Walnut Bend (Cox) Total Depth: 2922' Lease: Freeman “B” Unit Operator: EOG Resources Inc. Location: 143.37-acre unit, W. Pitman Survey, A-827; 5.4 miles NE of Forestburg Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 9000' Lease: Freeman “B” Unit Operator: EOG Resources Inc. Location: 143.37-acre unit, W. Pitman Survey, A-827; 5.4 miles NE of Forestburg Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 9000' Lease: Freeman “B” Unit Operator: EOG Resources Inc. Location: 143.37-acre unit, W. Pitman Survey, A-827; 5.4 miles NE of Forestburg Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 9000' Lease: Hamilton “A” Unit Operator: EOG Resources Inc. Location: 162.43-acre unit, T.L. Kirkes Survey, A-1570; 5.8 miles NW of Forestburg Field: East Newark (Barentt Shale) Total Depth: 9000'

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ASSUMED NAMES The following names (followed by DBA and address) were posted in February in the Denton County Clerkâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Office. Adam L. Menge, Automotive Percision Maintenance, 4708 Napa Valley Drive, Argyle Air Force Heating and Air Conditioning Inc., Force Home Services Heating and Air Conditioning, 1007 Shady Oaks, Suite 102, Denton Alan D. Clayton, AKC Plumbing, 8925 Sagebrush Trail, Cross Roads Amanda M. Cagle, Fast Track Bail Bonds, 1602 E. McKinney St., Denton Amanda M. Harrelson, Amanda Harrelson Photography, 422 W. Shady Shore Road, Denton Amberlyn D. Sanders, Coco Bee's Pet Grooming Salon, 714 S. Highway 377, Aubrey Andrea L. Lukert, Andrea's Quilting, 1527 Misty Glen, Corinth Angel A. Rogers, Angel Rogers Photography, 3314 Lipizzan Drive, Denton Anthony G. Marcotte, Lake Cities Bulldogs, 2607 Oxford Oaks Lane, Corinth Anthony S. Koeninger Jr., Doggy Style Grooming, 1105 Ellard Drive, Hickory Creek Ashlea Grimes, AME Services, 309 N. Garza Road, Shady Shores Aubrey W. Shipley, Rush Creek Land Services, 124 Woodland Drive, Aubrey Behlen M. Wall, North Texas Famine, 518 Del Mar, Ponder Benjamin J. Smith, The Tree Smith, 2210 N. Elm St., Denton Benjamin T. Tucker, Tucker Energy, 9101 Cape Cod Blvd., Aubrey Billy B. Ellison Jr., ABC Automotive, 4254 Swisher, Denton Billy F. Brimberry, Brimberry Custom Painting, 1305 Angelina Bend, Denton Bobby R. Cullum, Brax Cargo Group, 9331 David Fort Road, Argyle Brad A. Mezei, Memphis Soul, 1016 Stanley St., Denton Bradley W. Bridges, North Texas Hype, 2704 Fountainview Drive, Corinth Brandon T. Starkweather, Starkweather Development, 1003 Hillcrest St., Denton Brandon T. Starkweather, Your Cloud, 1003 Hillcrest St., Denton Bretah S. Redmond, Charm Appeal Ltd., 1504 Rancho Domingues Road, Corinth Byron E. Ibbott, Ibbott Services, 1800 Preston on the Lake, No. 207, Little Elm Byung W. Han, DS Donuts (Hanyoo Corporation), 3568 FM2181, Hickory Creek Camilla Organ, The Pet Sitter, 2441 Dove Creek Drive, Little Elm Carl L. Yates, Yates & Sons Reconditioned Lawn Mower Sales and Service, 3008 Berkshire Lane, Corinth Chad A. Pierce, Top to Bottom Inc., 2730 Cooper Creek Road, Denton Chad D. Howard, Texrock Energy, 3512 Hummingbird, Denton Charlotte L. Choice, Denton Community Youth Fashions for the Cure, 528 Chambers St., Denton Cherilyn R. Thomas, GZ Web Solutions, 2436 S. I-35E, No. 376-173, Denton Cherilyn R. Thomas, Pass the Time Weekly Publicaitons, 2436 S. I-35E, Suite 376-173, Denton Chris Calma and Georgette Calma, Ace Arms LLC, 1809 Vintage Drive, Corinth Chris Crotwell, CMC Productions, 1416 Belhaven St., Denton Christopher Lavezo and Bradley F. Santulli, Denton Delivers, 1200 Dallas Drive, Apt. 1924, Denton Christopher M. Seely, Sunset Lawns, 1308 Teasley Lane, Suite 100, Denton Christopher R. Dean, ACT.HVAC Online, 908 S. Locust, Denton Christopher R. Dean, Donkey Smugglers, 908 S. Locust St., Denton CNP Ventures LLC and Courtney Page, Texas Steel, 309 Thistle Ridge, Denton Colin D. Muncy, Custom Process Systems, 1004 Manhattan Drive, Denton Daniel J. James Jr., R&M Plumbing, 401 Keyes Lane, Cross Roads Daniel P. Van Bunnen, The Danmark Group, 2313 Bowling Green St., Denton Darla S. Mullen and Kenneth D. Mullen, Country Computer Store, 5600 Bridle Path, Aubrey Darla S. Mullen and Kenneth D. Mullen, Southern Belle, 712 S. Highway 377, Aubrey Darren A. Weir and Reva J. Weir, Unhinged Creative, 2421 Chestnut Drive, Little Elm David A. Petty, Sanger Indian Youth Baseball Club, 6375 Canyon Road, Sanger

David B. Tate, D and B Lawn Care, 15 The Briars, Corinth David J. Miller and Tommy D. Sanderson, Pigout, 10692 Fincher Road, Arygle David L. DelCourt II, Magnolia Station, 110 E. Liberty St., Pilot Point David Whitworth, Ashli Oaks, 5301 E. McKinney, Denton Debra J. Morris, Peers for Pink, 901 Caublestone Hill Drive, Argyle Donna L. Adkins, ASIF, 4891 Masch Branch Road, No. 16, Krum Duane White Ministries Inc., Water 10:42, 625 Dallas Drive, Suite 450, Denton Dung La, Vstar Nails, 1019 Hickory Creek Blvd., Hickory Creek Dwayne R. Waters, Briscoe Alignment and Tire, 822 S. Elm, Denton Dwayne Waters Inc., Briscoe Alignment and Tire,822 S. Elm, Denton Emily R. Mooney, CC & Lou, 5716 Balmorhea Drive, Argyle Eric N. Burks, Firehouse Pool Care, 8341 Nauisota Drive, Argyle Eric S. Smith, Lake Hills Dental Care, 3901 FM2181, Suite 100, Corinth Farmer Roofing System Inc., True Built Construction, P.O. Box 50597, Denton Gary K. Barndt, Gary Kyle and the No Standards Band, 16 Oak Circle, Hickory Creek Georgette L. Taylor, A Blissful Traveler, 3203 Blake St., Corinth Georgette L. Taylor, A Blissful Woman Enterprises, 3203 Blake St., Corinth Georgette L. Taylor, Blissful Travels, 3203 Blake St., Corinth Gerald D. Goodgame, Goodgame Construction, 704 Aspen, Denton Glenn C. Jacobs, Paddles Unlimited, 3101 Forrestridge Drive, Denton Grace W. Bragg, Grace Moore, Lonnie S. Poole and Scott Poole, Graceful Creations Airbrush Tanning, 7304 Sunburst Trail, Denton Gregory L. Crawford, Clarity Aero, 624 W. University Drive, Suite 304, Denton Hassan Khosravi, Comfort Storage, 3285 El Dorado Parkway, Little Elm James B. Christman and Jeffrey T. Painter, Christman Cable Utilities, 7118 FM2450, Sanger James B. Christman, Christman Cable Placement Service, 202 Mission St., Denton James C. Gilmore and Gilmorecorp Business Services LLC, National Powersport Services, 3412 Evening Wind, Denton James C. Gilmore and Gilmorecorp Business Services LLC, NPS Business Services, 3412 Evening Wind, Denton James D. Martin, Pool Connection, 7 Indian Trail, Hickory Creek James R. Krause and Jim Krause, Stage 1 Media, 11705 Oakbrook Court, Denton James T. Howard, Howard Mortuary and Professional Services, 1605 W. Bolivar St., Sanger Jamie D. Currey, Accounting Team Search, 616B Main St., Lake Dallas Jamie D. Currey, JD Currey Company, 616B Main St., Lake Dallas Jamie D. Currey, JD Currey Enterprises, 616B Main St., Lake Dallas Jane C. Hall and JH2 Enterprises LLC, Infinity 13 Studios, 2531B W. Prairie, Denton Jane L. Winegor, United We Dance, 3952 PR2718, Aubrey Jeannette T. Stephens, Netters Ventures, 2312 Stonegale Circle, Denton Jeff Bell and Big Trombone, Weinberger's Deli of Denton, 311 E. Hickory St., Suite 110, Denton Jeff Tucker, Muddy Feet Concrete Pumping, 700 Lafayette Drive, Denton Jeffrey S. Gamble, Pure Trains, 8000 Oak Creek Lane, Denton Jennifer L. Dean and Jill D. Vierling, JOOJ Productions, 2430 Lake Ridge Circle, Sanger Jennifer L. Terry, MediCheck, 2736 Stallion Drive, Little Elm Jeong S. Luy, Joe's Pizza & Pasta, 2800 FM455W, Sanger Jeremy G. Buller, Timothy A. Odom, Kelly R. Upshaw and Michael A. Upshaw, The Hope Trust, 3924 Winston Drive, Denton

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LIENS | CONTINUED FROM PAGE 21 NAME/ADDRESS Shelby C. Stein and Devan Major-Stein, 2621 Cedar Falls Drive, Little Elm Terry Davis, P.O. Box 758, Aubrey Virgil L. Young, 3750 Pockrus Paige Road, Trailer 35, Denton

TYPE 1040 1040 1040

AMOUNT $97,173.35 $19,241.67 $20,840.47

REC. DATE 01/26/2011 01/26/2011 01/24/2011

940, 941 1040 941 941 941 1040 1040 1040 1040 1040 1040 941 941 940, 941 1040 1040 6672 941 1040

$73,510.67 $9,115.70 $4,590.93 $32,591.11 $6,458.32 $7,074.92 $11,040.26 $7,475.55 $7,305.87 $24,609.78 $224,117.09 $6,979.32 $1,184.50 $13,955.59 $29,883.62 $6,729.45 $18,038.51 $25,451.09 $1,641.96

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RELEASE OF FEDERAL TAX LIENS A&M Broadband Services Ltd., 9917 Burke St., Sanger Adam R. Smith, 1412 Whitewater Drive, Little Elm Allegiant Properties LLC, 4236 N. I-35, Denton Den-Tex Air Conditioning Corp., 102 Maple St., Denton Den-Tex Air Conditioning Corp., 102 Maple St., Denton Ellison E. Gary, P.O. Box 1102, Sanger Eric Y. Fry and Holli C. Fry, 115 Woodrow Lane, Denton Glenn M. Williams and Michele L. Williams, 3906 Stuart Road, Denton John R. Downing, 1517 Valley Creek Road, Denton Joy R. Conner, 9230 Masse Court, Aubrey Judy C. Veal, 3104 Broken Bow St., Denton Land Art LLC, 3301 Mill Creek Road, Little Elm North Texas Family Medicine and Lisa L. Houk, 1340 N. Highway 377, Suite 110, Pilot Point Pedro M. Cardenas, 2000 Lake Fork Circle, Denton Phillip L. Lloyd, 932 Circle View Lane, Denton Robert L. Hale, 2628 Baytree Drive, Little Elm Russell K. Boyd, 2809 Crater Lake Lane, Denton True Joy Pools Inc., 5002 S. Stemmons Freeway, Lake Dallas Wilburn R. Parker, 1716 Flamingo Drive, Little Elm

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| CONTINUED FROM PAGE 22 Jerod W. Chamber, Chambers Productions, 2404 Thunderbrick Drive, Little Elm Jerry D. Dooley, Quiet Leap Promotional Marketing Solutions, 905 Crescent St., Denton John C. Redden, JC Redden Consulting LLC, 1910 Wickersham Lane, Corinth Jordan E. Dillon, Rafter JD Livestock, 1410 Melton Road, Sanger Jose Villalobos, All Auto Repair, 5313 Fishtrap Road, Denton Joseph C. Rowe Sr. and Tisaina A. Rowe, Rowe Commercial Construction, 2602 Stone Creek Lane, Corinth Judith J. Beltran, Stuff 301, 301 S. Locust, Denton Julie A. Maren, Julsnook, 1502 Ash Lane, Corinth Justin W. Bell, jumpstartmarketplace.com, 323 Stately Oak, Lake Dallas Kathy Arrington, Financial Professionals Placement, 10712 Southland Drive, Denton Katrina L. Rogers, Aunt KK's Lil' Monkeys, 6320 Thoroughbred Trail, Denton Keri G. King, Dazzlin' Dixies, 1307 Squires Lane, Aubrey Kevin Kuntz, Corinth Wholesale Electronics, 4251 FM2181, Building 230, Room 134, Corinth Kristina M. Elrod, Savage Tan, 65 Kramer Lane, Sanger L. Banks Inc., Force Home Services Plumbing, 1007 Shady Oaks, Suite 102, Denton Lance E. Yuzbick, Lean Bodies by Lance, 1819 Andover Lane, Corinth Lee A. Bunn, Next Gen Audio and Video, 504 Hummingbird Drive, Little Elm Linda B. Langford, Little Elm Festival Association, 100 W. El Dorado Parkway, P.O. Box 976, Little Elm Little Asia Inc., Little Asia, 7650 S. I-35E, Suite 108, Corinth Luke L. Ofokaire, Dover Solutions Services, 4211 Creek

Falls Drive, Corinth Margaret A. Watt, Pretty Pout, 1004 W. Oak, Denton Maria M. Agunada, 24 Hour Towing, 3211A Fort Worth Drive, Denton Maria M. Avalos, Smoke N Blow Headshop, 9100

Mary E. O'Dell, Aubrey Texas Insurance, 26615 U.S. Highway 380, Suite 120, Aubrey Mary S. Dorwaldt, Joseph's Hair Salon, 901A S. Elm, Denton Matthew D. Armstrong, Pilot Point Chiropractic and

Teasley Lane, Denton Mark D. Stuart, Blue Heron Pool Service, 611 Grayson Lane, Lake Dallas Mark R. Burke, Mad World Records, 115 W. Hickory, Denton

Wellness Center, 114 W. Main St., Pilot Point Maurice Allison, Allison's Mobile Repair LLC, 821 Lake Hollow Drive, Little Elm

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ASSUMED NAMES | CONTINUED FROM PAGE 23 Mauricio E. Olmedo, On Time, 3057 Morning Star Drive, Little Elm Maximino Villarreal, DGO Landscaping Services, 201 N. Shady Shores, Lot 121, Lake Dallas Mayhill Behavioral Health LLC and Steve Page, Mayhill Hospital, 2809 Mayhill Road, Denton McNulty and Associates Inc., McNulty Electric, 4209 Carlisle Court, Argyle Megan M. Willis, Tres Sweet Designs, 1200 Dallas Drive, Apt. 1313, Denton Melissa J. Hood, April Fresh Janitorial, 301 Spurlock Drive, Krum Michael A. Fowler and Raymond S. Luce, Stealth Scientific, 1859 Vintage Court, Corinth Michael A. Smith, Southwest Lawn Care, 2789 Coyote Trail, Little Elm Mildred M. Bell, Bell Consulting, 1601 Wellington Drive, Denton Miller Marks Jr., Marks Inc., 811 Fort Worth Drive, Denton Misty L. Hodges and Patrick L. Hodges, P&M Transport, 401 N. Shady Shores Drive, No. 25, Lake Dallas Natasha L. Guernsey, Light It Up Electric, 3068 Morning Star Drive, Little Elm Nathan Allen, Chelsea E. Bohrer, Christopher A. Semmelbeck, Aaron D. Stoner and Trenton J. Wheeler, Seryn, 2304 Westview Trail, Denton Ogonna Nwany Anwu, Peglif, 911 Bernard St., Denton Oliver Steinke, BWS Rentals, 1833 Canvas Back, Aubrey Oscar O. Olimah, Nature Fresh Cleaners, 3210 Fallmeadow St., Apt. 214A, Denton Penny J. Reid, Reid & Reid Recovery, 4114 Creek Hill Lane, Corinth Phyllis H. Stout and Summer S. Wilkinson, Grace, Love and Glitz, 6260 Crow Wright, Sanger Rabije Beciri, Gentis Pizza and Pasta, 250 FM2449, Ponder Randal J. Beamon, Cool Guy Productions, 3022 N. Bell Ave., Denton Richard E. Appling II, Any Lab Test Now, 2501 W. Oak St., Denton Richard G. Mapplebeck and David M. Snow, Yorkshire Trim, 200 Highland Circle, Little Elm Roberto S. Ayala, Master Cutz Lawn Care, 10 Rogers Circle, Krum Robin A. Durham, Rhinestone Redneck Designs, 1807 Avon Drive, Corinth

Robin K. Moore, Organo Gold, 3057 Lakefield Drive, Little Elm Roger L. Bussell, Stoney Storage, 1621 Amanda Court, Ponder Ronald J. O'Leary, Windsor Studios, 2500 John Drive, Denton Ronda B. Ray, One Reformation International, 9620 Smoot Lane, Argyle Ronda B. Ray, True Path Publishers, 9620 Smoot Lane, Arygle Rosaura Cruz, Lenses on Wheels, 3529 Lipizzan Br., Denton Roy D. Gartman, Paintless Auto Body, 501 Shell Drive, Shady Shores Roy L. Bryant, Robson Ranch Computer Club, 9804 Sandstone Drive, Denton Russell W. Dickinson II, Floor Pros, 3506 Meadowview Drive, Corinth Russell W. Dickinson II, North Texas Flooring Design, 3506 Meadowview Drive, Corinth Ryan J. Shriver, Missions Minded Media, 4251 FM2181, Suite 230, No. 244, Corinth Ryan T. Jackson, Ryan Jackson and Associates, 9111 Lelond Drive, Argyle Sandra K. Speigel, Holy Cow Ranch, 8384 Crestview Road, Sanger Scott A. Willenborg, S&S Outfitters, 7120 Sunburst Trail, Denton Scottie L. Smith II, Tecami LLC, 1201 Paco Trail, Denton Shakil Ahmed, J's Cheaper Cigarettes, 834 University Drive, Denton Sharon Braswell and Gerald L. Webb Jr., Braswell & Webb, 3406 Meadowview Drive, Corinth Sharon Braswell and Gerald L. Webb Jr., Texas Licensed Investigators, 3408 Meadowview Drive, Corinth Shin & Jeong Investments Inc., Classic Donut, 900 E. McCart St., Suite 400, Krum Sonia D. Jackson, Soapfresh Body Care, 2540 Persimmon Drive, Little Elm Stephanie M. Howard, Mad Batter Cakery, 2366 Big Sky Trail, Ponder Stephen Johnson and Ellen Ryfle, Banter, 219 W. Oak St., Denton Steven A. Zarella, Fourth Circle Enterprises, PMB200, 3436 S. I-35E, Suite 376, Denton TedashII L. Anderson, Unashamed Ministries, 3609 Ranchman Blvd., Denton Terry L. Allen, Shawl Ministries, 1609 Duck Creek Road, Sanger

OIL AND GAS LISTINGS | CONTINUED FROM PAGE 21 Lease: Hamilton Unit Operator: EOG Resources Inc. Location: 93.53-acre unit, N.R. Fox Survey, A-1252; 5.6 miles NE of Forestburg Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 9000' Lease: McKown “A” Unit Operator: EOG Resources Inc. Location: 125.12-acre unit, SP RR Co./T.B. Hardwick Survey, No. 22, A-1599; 1.5 miles NE of Rosston Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 9000' Lease: McKown “A” Unit Operator: EOG Resources Inc. Location: 125.12-acre unit, SP RR Co./T.B. Hardwick Survey, No. 22, A-1599; 1.5 miles NE of Rosston Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 9000' Lease: McKown Unit Operator: EOG Resources Inc. Location: 127.21-acre unit, J.P. Bailey Survey, A-70; 1.6 miles N of Rosston Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 9000' Lease: McKown “A” Unit Operator: EOG Resources Inc. Location: 125.12-acre unit, J. Guffey Survey, A-1545; 1.5 miles NE of Rosston Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 10,000' Lease: McKown “C”

Operator: EOG Resources Inc. Location: 40-acre lease, J. Guffey Survey, A-1545; 1.4 miles NE of Rosston Field: Wildcat Total Depth: 10,500' Lease: Nutter Unit Operator: EOG Resources Inc. Location: 108.84-acre unit, J. Wilcox Survey, A-1609; 7.9 miles SW of Muenster Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 8221' Lease: OBN Payne Ranch “A” Operator: EOG Resources Inc. Location: 506.32-acre unit, BBB&C RR Co. Survey, No. 23, A-136; 6.2 miles SW of Muenster Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 8806' Lease: Ruth Estate Unit Operator: EOG Resources Inc. Location: 130.41-acre unit, J.P. Bailey Survey, A-70; 1.6 miles N of Rosston Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 9000' Lease: Ruth Estate Unit Operator: EOG Resources Inc. Location: 130.41-acre unit, J.P. Bailey Survey, A-70; 1.6 miles N of Rosston Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 9000' Lease: Settle “B” Unit Operator: EOG Resources Inc. Location: 140-acre unit, S. Dillingham Survey, A-324; 3.8 miles N of Rosston Field: East Newark (Barnett Shale) Total Depth: 8435'

Thomas A. Naylor, DFW Auction Services, 515 Rock Hill Road, Aubrey Thomas A. Renick, Murals by Renick, 4606 Baytree Ave., Denton Tim Beck, Brad Book and Tim R. Pfohl, Lakeway Group LLC, 8630 Normandy Way, Argyle Tim Trawick, Abbey Underground, 101 W. Hickory St., Denton Tim Trawick, Underground, 101 W. Hickory St., Denton Timothy G. Coston, Above and Beyond Handyman Services, 78 Robins Nest, Lake Dallas Timothy J. Hamm, Shade Tree Solar Screens and Window Treatments, 112 Parker Parkway, Aubrey Tita M. Bermudez, Las Cazuelas Restaurant, 412 Port Allen Drive, Little Elm Todd M. Wiseman, Wiseman Referral Service, 1425 Park Palisades? Drive, Corinth Todd W. Judy, Integrity Repair and Maintenance, 624

W. University, Suite 143, Denton Toi N. Pearson, Box Dance Collective, 2100 Spencer Road, No. 4021, Denton Tracy M. Stevenson, Main Street Texas Processing, 3520 St. Johns Drive, Denton Van A. Eisenmann III, Retail Design Consulting, 2704 Pottery Trail, Corinth Verdonna J. Brundige, Addison Burk Designs, 5475 Summit Trace, Cross Roads Waliani Global Trade Inc., The Humidor, Golden Triangle Mall, 2201 S. I-35E, No. TR-18, Denton Wayne M. Miner, Alison Holdings Corp., 3039 Morning Star Drive, Little Elm Whitney D. Waller, Gypsy Treasure, 604 W. Hickory St., Denton William D. Bornholdt, 930 N. Locust St., Denton William D. Monroe, DM Services, 6200 Deer Run Road, Sanger Zackary C. McDowell, Zack McDowell, 214 Livingston Drive, Hickory Creek Zhihua Jiang, Oriental Express, 403 N. Stemmons St., Sanger

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Vital Statistics MIXED BEVERAGE TAX The following mixed beverage tax information was issued by the State Comptroller’s office for February. The list includes the name of the business, address, and reported tax. 119 Loophole Private Club, 119 W. Hickory St., Denton, $8,232.70 American Legion Post 550, 905 N. Foundation Drive, Pilot Point, $826.14 Andy's Private Club, 122 N. Locust St., Suite B, Denton, $4,734.52 Applebee's Neighborhood Grill, 707 S. I-35E, Denton, $11,171.30 Applebee's Neighborhood Grill, 2672 FM423, Little Elm, $0 Aramark Educational Services, 303 Administration St., Hubbard, Denton, $14.84 Ashton Gardens, 2001 Ashton Gardens Lane, Corinth, $1,034.32 B.P.O.E. Denton, No. 2446, 228 E. Oak St., Denton, $1,543.22 Best Western Atrea Crown Chase, 2450 Brinker Road, Denton, $224.42 Black-Eyed Pea, 2420 S. I-35E, Denton, $235.76 Bono's Chop House & Saloon, 2025 N. U.S. Highway 287, Decatur, $3,556.28 Brunswick Zone – Denton, 2200 San Jacinto Blvd., Denton, $3,578.12 Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar, 1400 S. Loop 288, Suite 110, Denton, $5,511.80 Bully's Bar and Grill LLC, 400 S. U.S. Highway 377, Pilot Point, $493.08 Cabana Beverages, 1300 N. I-35E, Denton, $255.08 Carito's Club, 274 Main St., Lake Dallas, $73.78 Casa Torres Mexican Restaurant, 2708 FM51, Decatur, $1,353.38 Chili's Grill & Bar, 600 S. U.S. 287, Decatur, $7,132.30 Chili's Grill & Bar, 8394 S. Stemmons Freeway, Hickory Creek, $3,934.42 Chili's Grill & Bar, 2406 N. I-35, Denton, $4,447.24

SALES TAX | CONTINUED FROM PAGE 25 Castle Manor Corporation, Castle Manor Corporation, 2380 W. Sherman Drive, Aubrey Jeffrey Russell Myer, Jeff's Online Steals and Deals, 8932 Tucker St., Crossroads Megan Winkler Schmitt, Pies In The Sky, 1486 Providence Blvd., Little Elm Randy O'Dell, CLI Concrete Contractors, 1509 Cardinal Way, Aubrey Signs of Business LLC, Signs of Business, 1321 Bristol Lane, Little Elm Stingley Construction Inc., Stingley Construction Inc., 1003 Tipps Road, Cross Roads 76234 Beggs Enterprises LLC, Beggs Enterprises LLC, 3857 FM2264, Decatur Cindy Latonne Ellis, Expressions, 1208 S. FM51, Suite R, Decatur Mac's Beverage Barn LLC, Mac's Beverage Barn, 103 N. Highway 287, Decatur Primitivo Sierra, Primos Taqueria, 312 E. Walnut St., Decatur Timber Ridge Archery LLC, Timber Ridge Archery LLC, 3936 S. Highway 287, Decatur Tonya Briscoe, The Unique Boutique, 120 E. Main St., Decatur 76249 Loretta Scott-Gober, Country Bumpkin Creations, 301 Cheyenne Trail, Krum Virginia McDonald, Mimi's Memorables, 318 W. Britton St., Krum 76258 Smokin' Cantina Inc., The Smokin’ Cantina, 1017 N. Highway 377, Pilot Point 76266 Bobby's Satellite & RV Services LLC, Bobby's Satellite & RV Services LLC, 135 Ringneck Drive, Sanger CGBeads Inc., CGBeads Inc., 703 N. 5th St., Sanger Jeong Soon Luy, Joe's Pizza & Pasta, 2800 FM455W, Sanger Phyllis Stout and Summer Wilkinson, Grace Love and Glitz, 6260 Crow Wright Road, Sanger Yi-Heng Inc., Oriental Express, 403 N. Stemmons St., Sanger

Chilitos Private Club Inc., 619-623 S. Denton Drive, Lake Dallas, $174.86 Cool Beans, 1210 W. Hickory St., Denton, $6,680.66 Courtyard by Marriott, 2800 Colorado Blvd., Denton, $524.16 Crazy Horse Saloon and Dance Hall, 508 S. Elm St., Suite A, Denton, $2,503.34 Dan's Silverleaf, 103 Industrial St., Denton, $5,827.08 Decatur Civic Center, 2010 W. US380, Decatur, $745.50 Decatur Golf Private Club, 211 Country Club Road, Decatur, $117.60 Decatur Golf Private Club, 211 Country Club Road, Decatur, $153.44 Denton Country Club, 1213 Country Club Road, Argyle, $2,545.06 El Chico, No. 106, 2201 S. I-35E, Denton, $545.86 El Fenix-Denton Texas, 2229 S. I-35E, Denton, $2,305.38 El Guapo's, 419 S. Elm St., Denton, $2,875.60 Ernesto's Mexican Restaurant, 10279 E. FM455, Suite 1, Pilot Point, $2,516.78 Frilly's, 1803 S. U.S. 287, Decatur, $4,445.42 Good Eats, No. 729, 5812 N. I-35, Denton, $512.54 Hannahs, 111 W. Mulberry St., Denton, $6,251 Hannahs, 111 W. Mulberry St., Denton, $5,292.98 Hilton Garden Inn – Denton, 3110 Colorado Blvd., Denton, $427.70 Hooligans Private Club, 104 N. Locust St., Denton, $8,709.26 Hooters, 985 S. I-35E, Denton, $5,873.28 II Charlies Private Club, 809 Sunset St., Denton, $10,078.46 JR Pockets Club, 1127 Fort Worth Drive, Denton, $4,975.88

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$2,570.68 Miguelito's, 420E McKinney St., Suite 100, Denton, $1,578.22 Miquelito's, 241 E. McCart St., Krum, $396.62 Norman Heitz Memorial Post 104, 501 Thompson Drive, Lake Dallas, $2,200.94 Oakmont Country Club, 1200 Clubhouse Drive, Corinth, $3,360 On The Border, 2829 S. I-35E, Denton, $7,416.50 Outback Steakhouse, 300 S. I-35E, Denton, $5,076.54 Pei Wei Asian Diner, 1931 S. Loop 288, Suite 130, Denton, $196.98 VFW Post 2205, 909 Sunset St., Denton, $2,270.52 Pilot Point Columbus Club, 221 N. Prairie St., Pilot Point, $11.62 Pourhouse Sports Grill, 3350 Unicorn Lake Blvd., Denton, $6,377 Prairie House Restaurant, 10001 U.S. 380, Cross Roads, $2,009.56 Raphael's Restaurante Mexicano, 26615 E. U.S. 380, Suite 1, Aubrey, $1,639.96 Red Lobster, No. 6349, 2801 S. I-35E, Denton, $3,185.84 Ringers, 807 Eagle Drive, Denton, $2,136.40 Riprock's, 1211 W. Hickory St., Denton, $10,728.06 Riprock's, 1211 W. Hickory St., Denton, $10,455.62 Rockin' Rodeo, 1009 Avenue C, Denton, $11,249 Rocky's Sports Bar, 2000 W. University Drive, Denton, $3,772.44 Rooster's Roadhouse, 113 Industrial St., Denton, $3,726.10 RT's Social Club Inc., 1100 Dallas Drive, Suite 124, Denton, $11,046.28 Ruben's Ballroom, 1982 E. Highway 380, Decatur, $0 Ruby-Jeans Social Club Inc., 309 N. FM156, Ponder, $994.98 Savannah Grill LLC, 26781 E. U.S. 380, Little Elm, $952 Schmitty's, 407 W. Eldorado Parkway, Suite 1, Little Elm, $611.24 South Beach Taco Factory, 114 N. State St., Decatur,

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Vital Statistics BUILDING PERMITS The following building permits were issued by the Denton Planning and Development department in February. CERTIFICATES OF OCCUPATION 7-Eleven Convenience Store, 1223 McCormick St. All About Imports, 896 S. Woodrow Lane Century 21 Judge Fite, 2421 Louise St. Cerberus Arms LLC, 723 S. I-35E, No. 205 City Finance, 1005 W. University Drive, No. 101 Country Park LP, 1606 E. McKinney St. Davanti Salon, 1800 S. Loop 288, No. 222 Dave Gerdes, 1811 Shady Oaks, No. 120 FCI Multi-Family, 421 Eagle Drive Forest Real Estate, 112 Dallas Drive, No. 400 Game X Change, 610 W. University Infinity 13 Studios, 2531 W. Prairie Iron Stop Inc., 3923 Morse St., No. 120 KJT Group, 529 Bolivar St., No. 101 Latter House Glory, 1109 Johnson St. Lokos Auto Sound, 1230 Duncan St. Lone Star Conversion LLC, 2710 Geesling Lone Star OEM Sales, S. 723 I-35E, No. 106 Mad World Records, 115 W. Hickory St. Martin Accounting Services, 509 S. Locust Ramsgate Apartments, 1407 Bernard St. Scholars Inn Apartments, 2409 Charlotte St. Scholars Inn Apartments, 2411 Charlotte St. Scholars Inn Apartments, 2413 Charlotte St. Scripture Doctors Park, 1614 Scripture St., No. 100 Side Walk Bistro, 2900 Wind River Lane, No. 132 Summit Properties, 2508 W. Hickory St. Sunset Lawns, 2401 Worthington Drive, No. 112 Wheatridge MFG, 5001 Dakota Lane, No. 100

Lone Star Conversions, 2710 Geesling Rick Appling, 2501 W. Oak, No. 101 Rick Appling, 2501 W. Oak, No. 102 Rocky Haire, 1120 N. Locust St. RR Marketplace LP, 2700 W. University Drive, No. 1060 Saratan Corp. II, 603 N. Locust Saratan Corp. II, 108 W. Congress Surgical Dermatology, 2817 S. Mayhill Road, No. 115 Tetra Pak Materials Inc., 3300 Airport Road Vibe Investment Partnership, 311 E. Hickory St., No. 120 Viral Patel, 2410 S. I-35E

3012 Montebello Drive, $325,964.12 3440 Tuscan Hills Circle, $269,310.58 Meritage Homes—Irving 3316 Capetown, $292,473.89 nyx Homes LP 5512 Balmorhea, $196,596.77 5708 Granbury, $222,573.32 5617 Millers Creek, $222,573.32 Randy Tudor 1071 Thomas J. Egan Road, $237,498.60 Robson Denton Development LP 9200 Compton St., $215,150.24 8908 Crestview Drive, $339,138.63 Shepherd Place Homes 1209 Allen Court, $164,641.09 Wickwood Development 933 Thomas J. Egan, $301,122.74

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