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Legal & Public Notices For The Week Of 02/15/24

NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE  WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated January 26, 2018, executed by JUSTIN LOCKE conveying certain real property therein described to CELIA STEWART ROUSE, as Trustee, as same appears of record in the Register`s Office of Smith County, Tennessee recorded January 29, 2018, in Deed Book 333, Page 115; and  WHEREAS, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust was last transferred and assigned to Lakeview Loan Servicing, LLC  who is now the owner of said debt; and WHEREAS, the undersigned,Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, having been appointed as Substitute Trustee by instrument to be filed for record in the Register’s Office of Smith County, Tennessee.   NOW, THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the entire indebtedness has been declared due and payable, and that the undersigned, Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, as Substitute Trustee or his duly appointed agent, by virtue of the power, duty and authority vested and imposed upon said Substitute Trustee will, on March 13, 2024 at 2:00 PM at the Front Entrance of the Smith County Courthouse, 211 North Main Street, Carthage, TN 37030, proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash or certified funds ONLY, the following described property situated in Smith County, Tennessee, to wit: BOUNDED ON THE NORTH BY HIGHWAY 70 NORTH AND RUNNING WITH THE SAID HIGHWAY FROM THE CORNER OF THE RICHARD HARPER PROPERTY IN AN EASTWARD DIRECTION 125 FEET; THENCE AT A RIGHT ANGLE WITH THE AFORESAID LINE IN A GENERALLY SOUTHWARD DIRECTION A DISTANCE OF 200 FEET; THENCE AT A RIGHT ANGLE WITH THE AFORESAID LINE IN A GENERALLY WESTWARD DIRECTION A DISTANCE OF 125 FEET TO THE HARPER LINE; THENCE WITH THE HARPER LINE IN A GENERALLY NORTHWARD DIRECTION A DISTANCE OF 200 FEET TO THE BEGINNING, THIS BEING THE SAME PROPERTY AS DESCRIBED IN THE REYNOLD`S SUBDIVISION AND KNOWN AS LOT NO. 4 WITH A FRONTAGE OF 125 FEET. SAID PLAT OF SAID SUBDIVISION IS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGES 111-11 2, REGISTER`S OFFICE FOR SMITH COUNTY, TENNESSEE. BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO JUSTIN LOCKE, AN UNMARRIED PERSON BY DEED FROM CHRISTOPHER N. CAMPBELL AND WIFE, MEGAN D. CAMPBELL, OF RECORD IN BOOK 333, PAGE 113, OR INSTRUMENT NO. 18000289, REGISTER`S OFFICE OF SMITH COUNTY, TENNESSEE. Parcel ID: 053C-C-013.00 PROPERTY ADDRESS: The street address of the property is believed to be 97 LEBANON HWY, CARTHAGE, TN 37030. In the event of any discrepancy between this street address and the legal description of the property, the legal description shall control.   CURRENT OWNER(S): JUSTIN LOCKE OTHER  INTERESTED PARTIES:  The sale of the above-described property shall be subject to all matters shown on any recorded plat; any unpaid 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; and to any matter that an accurate survey of the premises might disclose. This property is being sold with the express reservation that it is subject to confirmation by the lender or Substitute Trustee. This sale may be rescinded 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. 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 Property is sold as is, where is, without representations or warranties of any kind, including fitness for a particular use or purpose. THIS LAW FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Rubin Lublin TN, PLLC, Substitute Trustee 1661 International Drive, Suite 400 Memphis, TN 38120 rlselaw.com/property-listing Tel: (877) 813-0992 Fax: (470) 508-9401      2-15-3t

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STATE OF TENNESSEE PROBATE COURT OF SMITH COUNTY AT CARTHAGE NOTICE TO CREDITORS ESTATE OF  Billy Richard Hackett Case#80CH1-2024-PR-2765 Notice is hereby given that on the 9th day of February, 2024, Letters of Administration in respect to the estate of Billy Richard Hackett, Deceased, who died on the 23rd day of December, 2023, 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 9th day of February, 2024. Signed Jennifer Annette Gravley,  Personal Representative Branden Bellar,  Attorney Jessie Goad,  Clerk & Master   2-15-2t

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STATE OF TENNESSEE PROBATE COURT OF SMITH COUNTY AT CARTHAGE NOTICE TO CREDITORS ESTATE OF  Jimmy Gregory Case#80CH1-2024-PR-2766 Notice is hereby given that on the 1st day of February, 2024, Letters of Testamentary in respect to the estate of Jimmy Gregory, Deceased, who died on the 10th day of December, 2023, 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 February, 2024. Signed James Edward Gregory,  Personal Representative David Bass,  Attorney Jessie Goad,  Clerk & Master    2-8-2t

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Public Notice The Smith County Board of Education will have the monthly Board Meeting on Tuesday, February 20, 2024 at 5:00 p.m. at the Smith County Board of Education, 126 S.C.M.S. Lane, Carthage, Tennessee.

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EDUCATION – THE RIGHT OF EVERY CHILD Every child can learn. And handicapped children are, fi rst and foremost, children. Therefore, they are entitled to the benefi ts and rights the law gives children and local governments and school districts in Tennessee will make the same effort for handicapped children without handicaps. • Tennessee’s Mandatory Education of the Handicapped Act makes certain special provisions for handicapped children. • The State must provide free public education for each and every handicapped child age 3-21. • All local public education systems are to maintain a program to locate and identify at the earliest possible age all children who need services. • Parents must be involved in decisions concerning their handicapped children. • All Tennessee School Systems must evaluate the educational needs of their handicapped children at least once each year. • The starting point of education is different for each child. • The efforts taken to insure progress are different for each child. • School systems must design programs of public education services suffi cient to meet the needs of handicapped children. • School systems must work with parents to determine the needs of their handicapped children. • School must keep parents informed of their children’s progress. • Education should be provided in as normal a setting as possible, as close to home as possible. • Public school systems shall provide or secure the regular and special education that handicapped children require to benefi t from a free public education appropriate to their needs. • They must secure the informed consent of parents or guardians for all placement or changes of the placement of handicapped children. • Due process for handicapped children and their parents entitles them to the right to an impartial hearing, and the right to appeal decisions. THE SMITH COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM PROVIDES APPROPRIATE EDUCATION PROGRAMS FOR THE HANDICAPPED CHILDREN IN SMITH COUNTY. IF YOU HAVE A HANDICAPPED CHILD BETWEEN THE AGES OF THREE AND TWENTY-ONE WHO NEEDS A SPECIAL PROGRAM, CONTACT THE SPECIAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT OF SMITH COUNTY SCHOOLS BY CALLING 735-2187.

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School System Seeks Out Children with Disabilities The Smith County School System is conducting a county-wide search for children with disabilities, age’s birth through twenty-one, who are not currently in school or enrolled in a program for the disabled but are in need of special education services. The school system provides special education services to disabled children, ages 3-21. (Those children in the public school program and those enrolled in Head Start have already been identifi ed.) The purpose is to locate and identify all disabled children and youth in Smith County so that they may receive an appropriate public education. Persons who know of a disabled child not receiving education services should contact Special Education Supervisor, Eric Swann, at 735-2187. Programs are available, and the support of all citizens and organizations is solicited in locating children with disabilities in Smith County. Smith County Schools is a recipient of additional IDEA-B ARRA funds and will be dispersed according to IDEA-B rules and regulations.

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PUBLIC NOTICE The South Carthage Municipal Planning Commission will have a special called meeting on Wednesday February 21, 2024 at the William Ernest Hughes building. The meeting will begin immediately following the Board of Zoning Appeals meeting which begins at 5 P.M. The agenda is available by request at the South Carthage City Hall. All citizens are invited to attend. Any questions or comments can be addressed to South Carthage Planner Tommy Lee by phone: 931-979-2170 or email: [email protected] Kenneth Nixon, Chairman South Carthage Board of Zoning Appeals

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PUBLIC NOTICE The South Carthage Board of Zoning Appeals will have a public hearing scheduled for Wednesday, February 21, 2024 at the William Ernest Hughes building for the purpose of receiving public comment regarding the following: The public hearings will begin at 5:00 P.M. All citizens are invited to attend. Any questions or comments can be addressed to South Carthage Planner Tommy Lee by phone: 931-979- 2170 or email: [email protected]. Kenneth Nixon, Chairman South Carthage Board of Zoning Appeals A request for an eight (8) foot front setback variance to establish a commercial building at 67 Cookeville Highway. The current requirement is a thirty (30) foot front setback. (Kyle Owen Request).

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DELINQUENT PROPERTY TAX SALE NOTICE IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF SMITH COUNTY AT CARTHAGE, TENNESSEE Smith County Government vs. Delinquent Taxpayers as shown on the 2020 Real Property Delinquent Tax Records of Smith County, Tennessee, File No. 8559 Pursuant to a Decree, entered in the above styled cause on December 15, 2023, of the Chancery Court of Smith County, Tennessee, the following properties will be sold, for failure to pay Delinquent Taxes, at the Smith County Courts Facility, 322 Justice Drive, Carthage, TN 37030, 23rd day of February, 2024 at 10:00 a.m. Terms of the Sale will be cash or good check to the highest and best bidder. The Clerk and Master gives no guarantees or warranties on the property bid on. All properties are subject to the statutory right of redemption. Interested buyers should make an independent inquiry regarding the description of the premises and condition of title prior to sale. The above amounts include delinquent taxes, interest, court costs and attorney fees. Any incurred court costs will be added the day of the sale. This the 25th day of January, 2024. Jessie Goad, Clerk and Master Jeremiah Hassler, Delinquent Tax Attorney For information, call Clerk and Master’s offi ce at 615-735-2092 or come by the offi ce at 322 Justice Drive, Carthage, TN 37030. The offi ce hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. DELINQUENT COUNTY TAXES Michael Christian etux Dorothy 05-015-012.04 136/568 17,18,19,20, 21,22,23 14,15,16,17,18,19, 20,21,22,23 14,15,16,17,18,19, 20,21,22,23 13,14,15,16,17,18, 19,20,21,22,23 $1,178.40 06-012-019.00 231/58 $3,213.40 16-071-012.05 158/302 $12,703.23 03-32-006.01 111/473 $3,043.94 Gladdice Rd, Pleasant Shade, TN 37145 25 Little Creek Rd, Pleasant Shade, TN 37145 677 Cookeville Hwy, Elmwood, TN 38560 5 Smith Branch Cir, Carthage, TN 37030 Michael P. Cremer Renee R. Elliott etvir Kevin M. Shane Gregory etux Hazel Name Address Dist-Map-Parcel Deed/Page Tax Years Feb. Cost

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