Legal & Public Notices For The Week Of 07/15/21

NOTICE TO CREDITORS ESTATE OF  Tracy Jo Alexander Notice is hereby given that on the 1sth day of July, 2021, Letters of Administration in respect to the estate of Tracy Jo Alexander, Deceased, who died on the 18th day of April, 2021, 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 1st day of July, 2021. Signed Carmen Alexander,  Personal Representative Thomas S. Dillehay,  Clerk & Master Jamie Winkler,  Attorney 7-8-2t

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS ESTATE OF  Garlene Eastes Burton Notice is hereby given that on the 6th day of July, 2021, Letters of Administration in respect to the estate of Garlene Eastes Burton, Deceased, who died on the 9th day of June, 2021, 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 6th day of June, 2021. Signed Lindsey Gull,  Personal Representative Thomas S. Dillehay,  Clerk & Master Jeremiah Hassler,  Attorney 7-15-2t

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NOTICE TO ELIZABETH COLLINS AND SHAWN SCHAFFER:  THE JUVENILE COURT FOR SMITH COUNTY, STATE OF TENNESSEE AT CARTHAGE  2020-JV-193  In re: Austin Shawn Michael Schaffer (DOB:  12/23/2004) and Corey Evan Schaffer (DOB: 11/07/2007), Petitioners Jessica Farrell, Linda Gill, and Sharon West have filed a Petition against you seeking to declare Shawn Michael Schaffer and Corey Evan Schaffer dependent and neglected children, which a copy of can be obtained at the office of the Clerk of Court located at 332 Justice Drive, Carthage, TN  37030, that the whereabouts of the Respondent/Mother, ELIZABETH COLLINS and Respondent/Father, SHAWN SCHAFFER, are unknown, so that ordinary process of law cannot be served; IT IS ORDERED, ADJUDGED, AND DECREED that Publication for this ORDER shall be made for four (4) consecutive weeks in the Carthage Courier, which is a newspaper published at least weekly in Carthage, Tennessee, and that the Respondents be given notice therein;  Respondents are hereby REQUIRED to answer or otherwise respond to the Emergency Petition for Ex Parte Order for Protective Custody of Minor Children Due to Dependency and Neglect and For Temporary Custody filed in this case within thirty (30) days from the date of the fourth (4th) weekly publication of this Order; and, That should the Respondent(s) fail to answer or otherwise respond to the Petition pursuant to this Order, then he/she shall be deemed to have received actual notice hereof and default may be taken against him/her.  Respondents are to serve upon ROBIN C. MOORE, whose address is 220 Main Street North, PO Box 182, Carthage, TN 37030 a copy of said answer to the Petition and also file a copy with the Clerk of Court. 6-24-4t

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS ESTATE OF  Billy Charles Gibbs Notice is hereby given that on the 30th day of June, 2021, Letters of Administration in respect to the estate of Billy Charles Gibbs, Deceased, who died on the 28th day of May, 2021, 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 30th day of June, 2021. Signed Ricky Lynn Gibbs,  Co-Personal Representative Danny Charles Gibbs,  Co-Personal Representative Thomas S. Dillehay,  Clerk & Master David Bass,  Attorney 7-8-2t

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NOTICE JOHN ADAM McKUNE The State of Tennessee, Department of Children’s Services, has filed a petition against you seeking to terminate forever your parental rights to Braxton Liam Rodriguez.  It appears that ordinary process of law cannot be served upon you because your whereabouts are unknown.  You are hereby ORDERED to serve upon Laura Beth Whitley, Attorney for the Tennessee Department of Children Services, 600 Hearthwood Court, Cookeville, Tennessee 38506, (931) 644-6147, an Answer to the Petition for Termination of Parental Rights filed by the Tennessee Department of Children Services, within thirty (30) days of the last day of publication of this notice, and pursuant to Rule 103(c)(3) of the Tenn. R. Juv. P. you must also appear in the Juvenile Court of Smith County, Tennessee at Carthage, Tennessee on the 18th day of October, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. for the Adjudicatory Hearing on the Petition for Termination of Parental Rights filed by the State of Tennessee, Department of Children’s Services  If you fail to do so, a default judgment will be taken against you pursuant to Tenn. Code Ann. § 36-1-117(n) and Rule 55 of the Tenn. R. of Civ. P. for the relief demanded in the Petition.  You may view and obtain a copy of the Petition and any other subsequently filed legal documents at the Juvenile Court Clerk’s Office, Carthage, Tennessee. 6-24-4t 

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FOR SALE Smith Utility District has for sale a 2012 White F250 Ford Truck, 4×4, with 110,000 miles. Truck has a gasoline engine and will sell with the service bed or the regular pickup bed. Sale price is $22,500.00. Truck can be viewed at the offi ce location at 193 Gordonsville Hwy, Carthage, TN, Monday – Friday, between 7:30 am and 4:00 pm. 07-15-21(2t)

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Public Notice The Smith County Board of Education will have the monthly Board Meeting on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. at the Smith County Board of Education, 126 S.C.M.S. Lane, Carthage, Tennessee. 07-15-21(1t)

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Public Notice The Commissioners of Smith Utility District serve fouryear terms. Vacancies on the Board of Commissioners are fi lled by appointment by the Smith County Mayor from a list of three nominees certifi ed by the Board of Commissioners. Decisions by the Board of Commissioners on customer complaints brought before the Board under the District’s customer complaint policy may be reviewed by the Utility Management Review Board pursuant to Section 7-82-702(7) of Tennessee Code Annotated. Smith Utility District is an equal opportunity employer and provider. 07-15-21(1t)

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Public Notice Smith Utility District has an upcoming vacancy on its Board of Commissioners due to the expiration of the term of a current member of the Board. The Board plans to certify a list of three nominees to submit to the Smith County Mayor to fi ll this vacancy at its regular meeting on August 4, 2021. A SUD customer may submit a name for consideration by the Board for the list of nominees. The name of the nominee, also a SUD customer, must be submitted in writing, with a brief summary of the person’s qualifi cations. To be considered, the name must be received by the General Manager of the District no later than one (1) week before this Board meeting. You may mail your nomination to PO Box 28, Carthage, TN 37030, or hand deliver to the offi ce at 193 Gordonsville Hwy. Smith Utility District is an equal opportunity employer and provider and does not discriminate because of race, national origin, age, sex, or disability. 07-15-21(1t)

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Public Notice The Smith County Beer Board will meet Monday, July 26th, 2021 at 5:30 pm at the Conference Room of the Smith County Courthouse Annex Building, 122 Turner High Circle, Carthage, TN 37030. The applicant is Ibrahim Wadie Ghoubrial. He is applying for an off of premises permit for convenience store located at 634 Lebanon Hwy, Carthage, TN 37030. Beer Board Secretary, Clifa Norris 07-15-21(1t)

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I, Alex Glover, have this 2007 Honda Shadow with this VIN#JH2RC44087M101278 in my possession. If you have any information on this vehicle, please contact me at 615-455-1251. 07-08-21(2t)

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