Legal & Public Notices For The Week Of 03/23/17

Legal & Public Notices For The Week Of 03/23/17

NOTICE TO CREDITORS ESTATE OF Tommy Lee Ray Notice is hereby given that on the 8th day of March, 2017, Letters Testamentary, in respect to the estate of Tommy Lee Ray, Deceased, who died on the 18th day of February, 2017, 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 8th day of March, 2017. Signed Barbara Fitts Ray, Personal Representative Thomas S. Dillehay, Clerk & Master Jacky O. Bellar, Attorney 3-16-2t

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NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms, and conditions of a Deed of Trust Note dated July 15, 2013, and the Deed of Trust of even date securing the same, recorded July 16, 2013, in Book No. 265, at Page 451, in Office of the Register of Deeds for Smith County, Tennessee, executed by Levi L Hughes and Dolores Hughes, conveying certain property therein described to Jonathan R. Vinson as Trustee for Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for F&M Bank, its successors and assigns; and the undersigned, Wilson & Associates, P.L.L.C., having been appointed Successor Trustee by JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable; and that an agent of Wilson & Associates, P.L.L.C., as Successor Trustee, by virtue of the power, duty, and authority vested in and imposed upon said Successor Trustee, by JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, will, on April 18, 2017 on or about 1:00 PM, at the Smith County Courthouse, Carthage, Tennessee, offer for sale certain property hereinafter described to the highest bidder FOR certified funds paid at the conclusion of the sale, or credit bid from a bank or other lending entity pre-approved by the successor trustee. The sale is free from all exemptions, which are expressly waived in the Deed of Trust, said property being real estate situated in Smith County, Tennessee, and being more particularly described as follows: BEING a certain tract or parcel of land lying in the Town of Carthage, First (1st) Civil District of Smith County, Tennessee, more particularly described as follows, to wit: BEING a house and lot fronting on College Street on the North side thereof and bounded on the North by Mrs. Ruth Chism, formerly Thomas Fisher; on the East by James Stiltz, formerly John Waggoner; on the South by College Street; on the West by Mrs. M.J. Tuner and being a lot fronting said street 83 1/2 feet and running back a depth of 100 feet. ALSO KNOWN AS: 217 College Avenue East, Carthage, TN 37030 This sale is subject to all matters shown on any applicable recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements, or setback lines that may be applicable; any statutory rights of redemption of any governmental agency, state or federal; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. In addition, the following parties may claim an interest in the above-referenced property: LEVI L HUGHES DOLORES HUGHES The sale held pursuant to this Notice may be rescinded at the Successor Trustee’s option at any time. 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. W&A No. 318027 DATED March 15, 2017 WILSON & ASSOCIATES, P.L.L.C., Successor Trustee FOR SALE INFORMATION, VISIT WWW.MYFIR.COM and WWW.REALTYTRAC.COM 3-23-3t

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NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms, and conditions of a Deed of Trust Note dated March 12, 2007, and the Deed of Trust of even date securing the same, recorded March 19, 2007, in Book No. 168, at Page 185, in Office of the Register of Deeds for Smith County, Tennessee, executed by Cindy L. Cook, conveying certain property therein described to Randall Clemons as Trustee for Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as a nominee for Wilson Bank & Trust, its successors and assigns; and the undersigned, Wilson & Associates, P.L.L.C., having been appointed Successor Trustee by U.S. Bank National Association. NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable; and that an agent of Wilson & Associates, P.L.L.C., as Successor Trustee, by virtue of the power, duty, and authority vested in and imposed upon said Successor Trustee, by U.S. Bank National Association, will, on April 18, 2017 on or about 1:00 PM, at the Smith County Courthouse, Carthage, Tennessee, offer for sale certain property hereinafter described to the highest bidder FOR certified funds paid at the conclusion of the sale, or credit bid from a bank or other lending entity pre-approved by the successor trustee. The sale is free from all exemptions, which are expressly waived in the Deed of Trust, said property being real estate situated in Smith County, Tennessee, and being more particularly described as follows: A certain tract or parcel of land located in the 14th civil district of Smith County, Tennessee, more particularly described as follows, to-wit: Being lot No. 2 of the Cumberland Cove Subdivision, Section 1, of record in Plat Book 3, page 86- Slide A101, Register’s Office for Smith County, Tennessee, to which reference is hereby made for a more complete description of said lot. ALSO KNOWN AS: 100 Oak Circle, Carthage, TN 37030 This sale is subject to all matters shown on any applicable recorded plat; any unpaid taxes; any restrictive covenants, easements, or setback lines that may be applicable; any statutory rights of redemption of any governmental agency, state or federal; any prior liens or encumbrances as well as any priority created by a fixture filing; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. In addition, the following parties may claim an interest in the above-referenced property: CINDY L. COOK WILSON BANK & TRUST DISCOVER BANK ASSET ACCEPTANCE LLC FIA CARD SERVICES NA MIDLAND FUNDING LLC The sale held pursuant to this Notice may be rescinded at the Successor Trustee’s option at any time. 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. W&A No. 312463. DATED March 8, 2017 WILSON & ASSOCIATES, P.L.L.C., Successor Trustee FOR SALE INFORMATION, VISIT WWW.MYFIR.COM and WWW.REALTYTRAC.COM 3-16-3t

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS ESTATE OF Thomas C. Arnold, Sr. Notice is hereby given that on the 14th day of March, 2017, Letters Testamentary, in respect to the estate of Thomas C. Arnold, Sr., Deceased, who died on the 1st day of January, 2017, 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 14th day of March, 2017. Signed Paula Deborah Arnold, Personal Representative Thomas S. Dillehay, Clerk & Master Tommy C. Estes, Attorney 3-23-2t

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Request For Proposal The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency, Administrative Entity for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act programs in Local Workforce Development Area 7, and the Local Workforce Development Board are requesting proposals from vendors interested in One-Stop Operator for the Comprehensive Center in Cookeville, TN. Eligible bidders shall be an entity (public, private, or nonprofit), or consortium of entities, including a consortium of entities that, at a minimum, includes 3 or more of the one-stop partners located in the local area, which may include: an institution of higher education; an employment service State agency established under the Wagner-Peyser Act (29 U.S.C. 49 et seq.) on behalf of the local office of the agency; a community-based organization, nonprofit organization, or intermediary; a private for-profit entity; another interested organization or entity, which may include a local chamber of commerce or other business organization, or a labor organization. The request for proposal is issued on March 13, 2017 and can be picked up at UCHRA Central Office in Cookeville, TN or by e-mailing Ronald Basham (Director of Employment and Training) rbasham@uchra.com, or Terry Alley (Director of General Services) talley@uchra.com, to request a copy of RFP specs. Bids will be accepted until Monday, April 24, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope and clearly marked on the outside: “One-Stop Operator” and must include the name, address, and telephone number of the bidder. The RFP should include original and an electronic version (flash drive). Submit RFP to: UCHRA, 580 South Jefferson Avenue, Suite B, Cookeville, TN 38501, no later than 2:00 pm (CST) on Monday, April 24, 2017. UCHRA reserves the right to reject any or all bids and or waive any or all formalities. TDD Users: 800-848-0298. 03-16-17(2T)

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Grand Jury Notice “It is the duty of your Grand Jurors to investigate any public offense which they know or have reason to believe has been committed and which is triable or indictable in this county. Any person having knowledge or proof that such an offense has been committed may apply to testify before the Grand Jury subject to the provisions of Tennessee Code Annotated, 40-12-105. The foreperson in this county is presently David Bryant, 130 Jenkins Road, Carthage, TN 37030.” The Grand Jury will next meet on Monday, April 3rd, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. You may be prosecuted for perjury for any oral or written statement which you make under oath to the Grand Jury, when you know the statement to be false, and when the statement touches on a matter material to the point in question.” Tommy Turner Smith County Circuit Court Clerk Carthage, Tennessee 37030 03-23-17(2T)

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To whom it may concern, I have a 2000 red Ford Ranger VIN#1FTYR1DC3YTA06409 in my possession. If anyone has information on this vehicle, call Michael Lester at 615-318-6016. 03-16-17(2T)

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TDOT Bridge Loc. No. 80-A113-0.20 00100 – 1 March 2017 Advertisement for Bids Sealed BIDS for the furnishing of all labor, material, equipment, and services necessary for the proposed Shoulders Lane Bridge project in Smith County, Tennessee will be received until 10:00 a.m. Local Time, Thursday, March 30, 2017, by the Smith County Highway Department in Gordonsville, Tennessee, at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids being mailed for this work should be addressed to the Smith County Highway Department, 200 JMZ Drive, Gordonsville, Tennessee 38563, to the attention of Mr. Steve Coble, Smith County Road Commissioner. The work to be bid will include clearing and grubbing; phased traffic control; temporary traffic diversion maintenance; sediment and erosion control; work zone dewatering; demolition and disposal of existing bridge; weathered rock removal (culvert and channel excavation); phased construction of reinforced concrete slab culvert and wingwalls; structural backfilling; riprap placement; temporary and permanent electrified fence replacement; and guardrail construction. All construction is to be coordinated with the Smith County Highway Department, and with affected existing utility owners. The allotted time for construction is 75 calendar days. The Information for Bidders, Form of Bid, Form of Agreement, Plans, Specifications, Forms of Bid Bond, Performance Bond, Payment Bond, and other contract documents may be examined at the address below: Mid-Tenn Engineering Company 648 Highway 52 Bypass West Lafayette, Tennessee 37083 615-666-2385 Copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained at the office of Mid-Tenn Engineering Company, located at 648 Highway 52 Bypass West, Lafayette, Tennessee upon non-refundable payment of $100 per set. The Owner reserves the right to waive any informalities or to reject any or all BIDS. No BID shall be valid unless signed. No BID shall be accepted by fax machine or e-mail. Each BIDDER must deposit with his BID, security in the amount, form and subject to the conditions provided in the Information for Bidders. All BIDDERS must be licensed General Contractors as required by the Tennessee Code Annotated 62-6-119 and qualified for the type of construction being bid upon. Each BIDDER shall write on the outside of the envelope containing his Bid (1) his contractor’s license number, (2) the license expiration date, and (3) that part of the classification applying to the Bid. The Bid will be returned unopened if the above information is not labeled as directed. All companies with five (5) or more employees are also required to comply with the T.C.A. 50-9-113 Drug-Free Workplace Law of 2001. Liquidated damages in the amount designated in the Specifications and Contract Documents will be assessed for failure to complete the work within the contract completion time as specified therein. No BID may be withdrawn within 60 days after the scheduled time for receipt of bids. March 15, 2017 Steve Coble, Smith County Road Commissioner 03-16-17(2T)

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PUBLIC NOTICE The Town of South Carthage will conduct a public hearing at 7 pm on Thursday, April 6, 2017. The purpose of this hearing is to solicit comments from the public on the following ordinances: Ordinance No. 17-377 – Delinquent sewer accounts Ordinance No. 17-378 – Beer as defined The hearing will be held in the Hughes Building at 106 Main Street South in South Carthage, Tennessee. All interested citizens are encouraged to attend. Jimmy S. Wheeler – Mayor 03-23-17(1T)

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