Legal & Public Notices For The Week Of 09/29/16

TRUSTEE’S SALE WHEREAS, on the 3rd day of March, 2008, by deed of trust of record in the Register’s Office of Smith County, Tennessee in Record Book 187, Page 752, JOSEPH B. RANKIN and wife, REBECCA RANKIN, conveyed to WALTER G. BIRDWELL, JR., Trustee, the hereinafter described real estate to secure payment of a promissory note which is fully described in said deed of trust; and, WHEREAS, the holder of said note and renewal thereof has appointed JACKY 0. BELLAR, Substitute Trustee by instrument of record in Record Book 307, Page 354, in the Register’s Office of Smith County, Tennessee; and, WHEREAS, default has been made in the payment of said indebtedness and other provisions of the deed of trust have been violated and CITIZENS BANK, CARTHAGE, TENNESSEE, the holder of said indebtedness has declared the entire amount due and payable as provided in said deed of trust, and the trustee has been directed to foreclose the deed of trust in accordance with the terms thereof, the public is hereby notified that the undersigned trustee will sell the hereinafter described real estate at public auction, to the highest and best bidder, for cash in hand, at the front door of the old Smith County Courthouse, 211 Main Street North, Carthage, Tennessee, at 1:00 P.M. prevailing time on Friday, October 7, 2016, in bar of the equity of redemption. The real estate to be sold is located in the Twentieth (20th) Civil District of Smith County, Tennessee and being more particularly described as follows: MAP: 040 PARCEL: 006.01 BEGINNING at a concrete monument in the east margin of Horseshoe Bend Road, same being the northwest corner of this tract and the southwest corner of Corps of Engineers (Cordell Hull Lake); thence leaving road with line of Corps of Engineers (Cordell Hull Lake) North 68 deg. 32 min. 22 sec. East 675.03 feet to a concrete monument; thence with line of State of Tennessee property (DB 74, PG 552, ROSCT) South 04 deg. 54 min. 00 sec. West 1421.92 feet to a concrete monument; thence North 74 deg. 21 min. 00 sec. West 51.28 feet to an iron rod in the east margin of Horseshoe Bend Road; thence with said margin along a curve proceeding counter-clockwise, having a deflection angle of 08 deg. 16 min. 39 sec., a radius of 1185.00 feet, a tangent length of 85.75 feet, and a chord of North 13 deg. 21 min. 12 sec. West 171.05 feet; thence along said curve an arc length of 171.20 feet; thence North 17 deg. 29 min. 32 sec. West 57.09 feet to a point, same being point of curvature of a curve proceeding counter-clockwise, having a deflection angle of 11 deg. 29 min. 40 sec., a radius of 1422.60 feet, a tangent length of 142.18 feet, and a chord of N 23 deg. 14 min. 22 sec. West 284.92 ft.; thence along said curve an arc length of 285.40 feet to a point, same being point of curvature of a curve proceeding clock-wise, having a deflection angle of 05 deg. 22 min. 00 sec., a radius of 1034.50 feet, a tangent length of 48.48 feet, and a chord of North 26 deg 18 min. 12 sec. West 96.86 feet; thence along said curve an arc length of 06.90 feet; thence North 23 deg. 37 min. 12 sec. West 223.70 feet; thence North 21 deg. 09 min. 35 sec. West 182.76 feet; thence North 23 deg. 02 min. 54 sec. West 229.32 feet to the point of BEGINNING containing 10.06 acres more or less by survey by Carroll Carman, Registered Land Surveyor, TN #910, address 150 Middle Fork Road, Hartsville, TN 37074 dated October 18, 2006. AND BEING the same property conveyed to Joseph Brandon Rankin and wife, Rebecca Lyn Rankin, by Warranty Deed from Eric M. Rankin and wife, Debra Rankin, dated January 24, 2007, of record in Record Book 164, Page 670, Register’s Office, Smith County, Tennessee. The physical address of this property is 548 Horseshoe Bend Lane, Elmwood, Tennessee 38560. This sale is made subject to any and all unpaid real estate taxes, restrictive covenants, easements, and set back lines, and any and all redemptions and rights of any government agency, state or federal, and any and all other prior liens or encumbrances against said property, if any. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES: Citizens Bank 407 Main Street North P.O. Box 195 Carthage, TN 37030 This notice will be published in the CARTHAGE COURIER on September 15, 2016, September 22, 2016 and September 29, 2016. This the 25th day of August, 2016. JACKY O. BELLAR, SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE BELLAR & WINKLER ATTORNEYS AT LAW P. O. BOX 332 CARTHAGE, TENNESSEE 37030 (615) 735-1684 9-15-3t

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NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE STATE OF TENNESSEE, SMITH COUNTY WHEREAS, Kelli Napper executed a Deed of Trust to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems Inc. as nominee for American Mortgage Service Company, Lender and Bellar & Winkler, Trustee(s), which was recorded on August 27, 2015 in Book 295, Page 131, Smith County, Tennessee Register of Deeds. WHEREAS, default having been made in the payment of the debt(s) and obligation(s) thereby secured by the said Deed of Trust and the current holder of said Deed of Trust, Caliber Home Loans, Inc., (the “Holder”), appointed the undersigned, Brock & Scott, PLLC, as Substitute Trustee, by an instrument duly recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Smith County, Tennessee, with all the rights, powers and privileges of the original Trustee named in said Deed of Trust; and NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable as provided in said Deed of Trust by the Holder, and that as agent for the undersigned, Brock & Scott, PLLC, Substitute Trustee, by virtue of the power and authority vested in it, will on October 11, 2016, at 12:00PM at the usual and customary location at the Smith County Courthouse, Carthage, Tennessee, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property situated in Smith County, Tennessee, to wit: LYING AND BEING in the Town of Carthage, First (1st) Civil District of Smith County, Tennessee, and being bounded and described as follows, to-wit: BEING Lot Number Ten (10) in Turner Subdivision bearing date of June 8, 1966, and for a more particular description reference is made to plat of said subdivision of record in Plat Book 2, Page 3, Register’s Office, Smith County, Tennessee. AND BEING the same property conveyed to Kelli Napper, an unmarried person, by Warranty Deed from Joshua D. Kirby, dated August 26, 2015, of record in Record Book 295, Page 129, Register’s Office, Smith County, Tennessee. Parcel ID Number: 54B B 9.00 Address/Description: 746 Jackson Avenue, Carthage, TN 37030. Current Owner(s): Kelli Napper. Other Interested Party(ies): N/A The sale of the property described above shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plat; any and all liens against said property for unpaid property taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements or set-back lines that may be applicable; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; a deed of trust; and any matter than an accurate survey of the premises might disclose; and All right and equity of redemption, statutory or otherwise, homestead, and dower are expressly waived in said Deed of Trust, and the title is believed to be good, but the undersigned will sell and convey only as Substitute Trustee. The right is reserved to adjourn the day of the sale to another day, time, and place certain without further publication, upon announcement at the time and place for the sale set forth above. This office is attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Brock & Scott, PLLC, Substitute Trustee c/o Tennessee Foreclosure Department 6 Cadillac Drive, Suite 140 Brentwood, TN 37027 PH: 615-550-7697 FX: 615-550-8484 File No.:16-08114 FC02 9-15-3t

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS ESTATE OF Clarence Nelson Hunter Notice is hereby given that on the 21st day of September, 2016, Letters testamentary, in respect to the estate of Clarence Nelson Hunter, Deceased, who died on the 2nd day of September, 2016, were issued to the undersigned by the Probate Court of Smith County, Tennessee. All persons, resident and non-resident, having claims, matured or unmatured, against said estate are required to file same with the Clerk of the above named Court on or before the earlier of the dates prescribed in (1) or (2) otherwise their claims will be forever barred: (1) (A) Four (4) months from the date of the first publication (or posting, as the case may be) of this notice if the creditor received an actual copy of this notice to creditors at least sixty (60) days before the date that is four (4) months from the date of the first publication (or posting); or (B) Sixty (60) days from the date the creditor received an actual copy of the notice to creditors if the creditor received the copy of the notice less than sixty (60) days prior to the date that is four (4) months from the date of first publication (or posting) as described in (1) (a); or (2) Twelve (12) months from the decedent’s date of death. This the 21st day of September, 2016. Signed Amy Hunter Watson, Personal Representative Thomas S. Dillehay, Clerk & Master David Bass, Attorney 9-29-2t

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“AUCTION” Dale’s Towing & Recovery 158 Ashley Ave • Carthage, TN 37030 615-735-8600 Thursday, October 7th, 10 am 84 Ford F150 VIN#2FTEF14H0ECB50247 99 Ford Escort VIN#3FAKP1133XR190122 09-29-16(2T)

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Notice to bid The Smith County Board of Education is accepting bids for the purchase and removal of the portable classroom at Union Elementary School. The classroom was recently damaged, preventing it from being serviceable as a classroom. The unit will be sold by sealed bid and must be removed during fall break presently scheduled for October 14-21, 2016. The winning bidder will be required to further return the property to grade, and it will be seeded and sowed. Removal shall include any and all attachments, underpinning, decking, piers and utilities. The winning bidder must arrange all utility removal with the prospective provider to the dates of removal. Interested bidders wishing to inspect the portable unit may arrange inspection times with the Union Heights Elementary School Principal, Ms. Wendolyn Kittrell at 615-735-1975. Bids will be accepted at the Smith County Board of Education, 126 Smith County Middle School Lane, Carthage, TN 37030 until 3:00 p.m. on October 5, 2016. Bids will be opened on October 6, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. No faxed bids will be accepted. The Smith County Board of Education reserves the right to reject any or all bids. 09-29-16(2T)

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NOTICE The Smith County Board of Education will have a Work Session regarding the Individual Geographic Growth Plan on Tuesday, October 4, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. at the Central Office at 126 Smith County Middle School Lane, Carthage, TN 37030. 09-15-16 (3t)

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Notice Smith County Landfill is taking sealed bids until 10 am November 1, 2016 for the purpose of leasing out to the successful bidder; Approximately 55 acres of bottom land for the purpose of some type of no till crops and 40 acres more or less for hay. The successful bidder will also be required to bush hog other areas of the landfill not suited for hay cutting. Interested bidders may make a site visit to view the areas to be leased by appointment. You may call the landfill Monday – Friday 7 am to 3pm. The landfill is located at 370 Landfill Road Carthage, TN. Phone 615-735-1941. Bids are to be sent to the Smith County Mayor’s office located at 122 Turner High Circle, Carthage, TN. 37030. 09-29-16 (2t)

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PUBLIC NOTICE 2017 Annual Agency Plan The South Carthage Housing Authority has developed it Annual PHA Plan that outlines its programs, strategy for housing needs, capital fund program, and administrative needs for fiscal year end 2017. The public is invited to review this plan and submit comments regarding any components of the Annual PHA Plan. Comments regarding the Annual Plan will be taken until September 30, 2016. A public hearing will be conducted commencing at 3:00 p.m. on September 20, 2016, at the main office of the South Carthage Housing Authority, at which time the Annual Plan and any comments thereto will be discussed. Interest parties may review Annual Plan during normal business hours, 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., at the South Carthage Housing Authority administrative office located at 109 Hazel Drive, Carthage, Tennessee 37030. If you should have any questions, please contact Chad Williams, Property Manager at 615-735-1940. 09-15-16 (3t)

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NOTICE TO FURNISHERS OF LABOR AND MATERIALS TO: R.D. Construction, LLC PROJECT NO.: 98301-4165-04 CONTRACT NO.: CNP140 COUNTY: Smith The Tennessee Department of Transportation is about to make final settlement with the contractor for construction of the above numbered project. All persons wishing to file claims pursuant to Section 54-5-122, T.C.A. must file same with the Director of Construction, Tennessee Department of Transportation, Suite 700 James K. Polk Bldg ., Nashville, Tennessee 37243-0326, on or before 11 /14/16. 09-29-16 (2t)

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INVITATION TO BID TOWN OF CARTHAGE Construction of New 600,000 Gallon Water Tank This project consists of constructing a new 600,000 gallon, ground level, pre-stressed concrete tank, the removal of an existing 275,000 gallon welded steel tank, and the refurbishment of a 300,000 gallon concrete tank (as an add-alternate item). The improvements are for the Town of Carthage. The existing tanks shall remain in service at all times during the construction of the new tank. The construction and installation includes materials, labor, equipment and all other items necessary to complete the work. Each Bidder shall note that any request for interpretation regarding the plans, specifications or other bidding documents shall be received at least five (5) days prior (Friday, October 14, 2016) to the date fixed for the opening of bids. Sealed bids will be received by the Town of Carthage, 314 Spring Street, Carthage, Tennessee 37030 until 2:00 p.m. local time, Thursday, October 20, 2016 on the Bid Form found in the Contract Documents. The instructions to Bidders, Form of Agreement, Specifications and other bidding instruments may be examined at the following locations: Town of Carthage 314 Spring Street Carthage, TN 37030 Warren & Associates Engineering 109 Pennsylvania Avenue Lebanon, TN 37087 Nashville Minority Business Office 1919 Charlotte Ave., Suite 310 Nashville, TN 37203 Questions concerning the plans or bidding documents should be directed to the attention of Jerry B. Warren, P.E. of Warren and Associates, Telephone: 615-444-2996, Fax: 615-444-2961. Copies of the bidding instruments may be obtained at the Engineer’s Office in Lebanon, Tennessee for the non-refundable fee of $150 per set. With his bid, each Bidder must deposit security in the amount of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid, subject to the conditions stated in the Instructions to Bidders. Performance and Labor and Material Bond each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract sum will be required of the successful Contractor. Bids may not be withdrawn for a period of 60 days after bid opening. All Bidders must be licensed Contractors as required by Chapter 6 of Title 62 of the Tennessee Codes Annotated). In accordance with Tennessee Codes Annotated 62-6-119, no bid will be opened unless the outside of the sealed envelope containing the bid provides the following information: the Contractor’s license number, the date of the license’s expiration, and a quotation of that part of his classification applying to the bid. In the case of joint ventures, this information must be provided by each party submitting the bid. Funding for this project is provided by the State Revolving Fund (SRF), and all SRF requirements will need to be satisfied. DAVIS-BACON ACT AND BUY AMERICAN IRON AND STEEL REQUIREMENTS: This project is being funded by a State Revolving Fund loan on or after 2014 EPA Fiscal Year. The loan recipient must be in compliance with all applicable Davis-Bacon Act and Buy American Iron and Steel requirements. DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISES (DBE) REQUIREMENTS: Any contract or contracts awarded by the Owner through this invitation for bids will be funded by a State Revolving Fund (SRF) loan from the State of Tennessee. State and Federal funds will be involved in this project, and, as a result, Bidders must comply with the SRF Loan Program’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) requirements including contacting a minimum of 10 qualified DBE sub-contractors, professional service providers, vendors, and/or suppliers by certified mail to solicit bids. The apparent successful Bidder must submit to the Owner copies of the certified letters and return receipts prior to contract award. Neither the State of Tennessee not any of its departments, agencies, or employees is or will be a party to this Invitation for Bids or any resulting contract(s) awarded by the Owner. The successful Bidder must agree to fully complete the project within 180 consecutive calendar days from and including the day of issuance of the Notice to Proceed from the Town of Carthage. Bidder must agree to pay, as liquidated damages, the sum of $750.00 per each calendar day thereafter as hereinafter provided. The Town of Carthage reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any informalities in bids, to evaluate bids and to accept any bid which, in the Owner’s opinion, may be in the best interest of the Owner. No contract is given or implied to the successful Bidder until the project is fully funded and a written contract is offered by the Town of Carthage and signed by all parties. 09-29-16(1T)

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Smith County Election Commission Early Voting Notice Click HERE To View

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