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Jack Lemon of Protection recently had a suc- cessful fishing trip to a pond "near the wagon bridge" where he managed to catch a couple of nice bass. He said they had forgotten to take their fish- ing scales with them, so he didn't know how much they weighed, but he said that holding them up for the photo he could tell they were several pounds each. Advanced Voting Has Begun Advanced voting for the Aug. 2 primary election has begun at the Comanche County Clerk's office. Wednesday afternoon Coman- che County Clerk Alice Smith an- nounced that people who will not be here on election day and those who wish to vote in advance may now do so. Colorado Palisade Peaches iiiii i i Don't buy the first peaches you see, hold out for August. Palisade Peaches are picked at the peak of ripeness. Proven to be the plumpest, juiciest peaches coming to your area. Preorder now for August. Call Lorri Kay @ 620-539-2077. 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Featuring more than 1,650 contestants from 43 states, five Canadian Provinces and Austra- lia, the NHSFR is the world's larg- est rodeo. In addition to compet- ing for more than $200,000 in prizes, NHSFR contestants will also be competing for more than $350,000 in college scholarships and the chance to be named an NHSFR World Champion. To earn this title, contestants must fmish in the top 20 -- based on their combined times/scores in the first two rounds -- to ad- vance to Saturday evening's fi- nal round. Word champions will then be determined based on their three-round combined times/scores. Again, this year, the Saturday championship performance will be televised nationally as a part of the Cinch High School Rodeo Tour telecast series on RFD-TV. Live broadcasts of each NHSFR performance will also air online at NHSRATV.com. Performance times are 7 p.m. on July 17, and 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. each day thereafter. Along with great rodeo com- II petition and the chance to meet new friends from around the world, NHSFR contestants have the opportunity to enjoy shoot- ing sports, volleyball, contes- tant dances, family-oriented ac- tivities, church service~ spon- sored by the Fellowship of Christian Cowboys, and shop- ping at the NHSFR tradeshow. To follow your local favorites in at the NHSFR, visit NHSRA.org daily for complete results. For ticket information, call (307) 682- 0552. Comanche County Ambulance Service is offering an Emergency Medical Technician class starting September 26th If you are interested in becoming an EMT, call Dave or stop by the station for information about how YOU can become an EMT. Enrollment deadline August 31% 2016 See You There, at the 12-2126 Published in The Western Star Thursday, July 14, 2016. NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING 50c The governing body of Comanche County will meet on August 8.2016 at 9:00 A.M. at the Comanche County Courthouse for the purpose or hearing and answering objections of'taxpayers relating to the propo~d use ofall funds and the amount ofad valorem tax. Detailed budget information is available at the Comanche County, Clerk's office and will be available at this hearing. BUDGET SUMMARY Proposed Budget 2017 Exponditures and Amount of 2016 Ad Valorem "lax establish the maximum limits of the 2017 budget. Estimated I'ax Rate is subject to change depending on the final as~ssed valualion. Prior Year Actual Ibr 2015 Current Year Estimate for 2016 Proposed Budget Year for 2017 Actual Actual Budgel Authority Amount of 2016 Est. Tax Rate* Expenditures, Tax Rate*tbr Expenditures Ad Valorem Tax Tax Rate* 16.644 1,327:845 20.04f 1.334,546 1,011.591 31.380 FUND Expenditures , General 1.750,025 Bond & Interest 352.568 1,692,200 380,309 Weed 28,937 Extension I 19.000 I Icalth 168.465 I'lection 8.695 Ambulance 298,507 128,273 26,778 17.872 Benefits 643,706 515,226 County Fire Alcohol & I)ru Noxious Weed Capital Non-Budgeted ~unds - Page I Totals 234.891 39.231 50O 31.470 6,436,653 361354 6,075,499 6.007.624 56,047,892 201.._._Aa 3"440'00i ] 31,59;:55 ] 6.736 339,604 6.718 24.251 1.26L890 20.098 i 2.000 75,000 1.927 0.605 35,850 0.540 2.157 119,000 3.027 0.894 122,400 1.255 (I.293 24;000 0.532 3.553 270,000 3.206 3.116 154,000 2.930 i .000 56.000 0.963 0.183 24,000 0.318 12.867 785.043 13.031 9.336 421,419 10.666 3.661 241,491 5.923 350,900 300.403 9.3 19 992.290 637,139 19.764 131.859 32,237 1.000 35,850i 17,442 0.541 121,000 115,175 3.573 122,400 50.100 1.554 38.000i 21,880 0.679 270,000 i 93,148 2.889 152,000 98,418 3.053 211,130 32,237, I.~)0 24,000 13,531 0.420 965,000 543,682~ 16.865 323,500 294,211 9.126 218,491 197,256 6.119 35.000 5.292,542 0 5.292.542 3,639.232 39,914,235 201____As 3.220.00(I 0 0 137,628 3,357,628 132.909 38,782 80,000 10,000 Less: l'ranst~rs Net Expenditure Iotal lax Levied Assessed Valuation 87.296 91.175 5,552,657 3.458.450 107.282 0 5,552.657 XXXXXXXXXXXNXXXXX: 32.237.206 Outstanding Indebtedness. January I. G.O. Bonds Revenne Bonds Other Lease Par. Princ. Total *Tax rates are expressed in mills Clerk 3.040.t)00 [