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Stan's Service changing hands next month

Embreys purchase Hartley repair shop from Stan and Bonny Jacobs

A longtime Hartley mechanic will hand over the keys to the next generation April 1.

Stan Jacobs last Friday announced the sale of Stan's Service to Stephen and Kelly Embrey. Jacobs has owned and operated the business on Highway 18 with his wife, Bonny, since 1984.

"A goal of Bonny and mine for the future of this shop has always been to keep it a service and repair shop, and we just decided the timing is right," Stan said. "When these guys approached us, we thought why not?"

The Embreys own and operate SK Repair+ on the southeast edge of Hartley. They plan to keep that shop open while simultane...

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