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Legal & Public Notices For The Week Of 02/22/24

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  Betty Jean Gullett Case#80CH1-2024-PR-2767 Notice is hereby given that on the 14th day of February, 2024, Letters of Testamentary  in respect to the estate of Betty Jean Gullett, Deceased, who died on the 1st day of January, 2024, 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 February, 2024. Signed Tim Nesbitt,  Personal Representative Richard M. Brooks,  Attorney Jessie Goad,  Clerk & Master   2-22-2t

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PUBLIC NOTICE The Town of South Carthage will conduct a public hearing on Thursday March 7, 2024, at 7:00 p.m. The purpose of this hearing is to solicit comments from the public on the passage of the following Ordinance: The hearing will be held in the Hughes Building on South Main Street. Following the public hearing the Town of South Carthage Board of Mayor and Aldermen will meet in regular session. All interested citizens are encouraged to attend. Joey Nixon – Mayor 1. Ordinance 24-435 2023 Delinquent Sewer

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NOTICE TO BID The Smith County Highway Department will be taking bids on hourly rate of tandem dump truck driver(s) to haul, dump, and tailgate spread rock inside Smith County. Bids will be opened Monday, March 4, 2024, at 10:00a.m. at the Smith County Highway Department, 200 JMZ Dr, Gordonsville, TN. Smith County Highway Department has the right to accept or reject any or all bids. This will be for March and run through the end of June 30, 2024. For bid specifi cations or more information you may call the offi ce at 615-683-3326 or email us at: arowesmithcountytn.gov

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Election Notice AUGUST 1, 2024 Republican & Democratic State Primary Election U.S. Senate …………………………………………………………..….6 year term U.S. Representative ……………………….. 6th District……………. 2 year term Tennessee House of Representatives….40th District………….… 2 year term Democratic Only: State Executive Committeeman……15th District…To Fill an Unexpired Term Petition Deadlines for State Primary Candidates Petitions Available………….……… February 5, 2024 Qualifying Deadline …………..…. Noon April 4, 2024 Withdrawal Deadline …………… Noon April 11, 2024 County General Election County Commissioners .….……………..……… To Fill an Unexpired Term District 1 (Defeated) District 3 (New Middleton) 2 Seats District 6 (Carthage) Assessor of Property ………………………………….……………. 4 year term Road Superintendent …………………….………………………… 4 year term School Board Members for the following Districts ……………….. 4 year term District 1 (Defeated) District 2 (Tanglewood) District 5 (Gordonsville) District 7 (South Carthage) Petition Deadlines for County General Candidates The deadline to file petitions for the offices included in the County General Election was Dec 14, 2023. Town of South Carthage A Municipal General Election will be held for all registered voters residing in the city of South Carthage, Tennessee for the purpose of electing the following: Alderman – Ward 1 …………………………………………….……… 4 year term Alderman – Ward 2 ……………………..…….…………………….…. 4 year term Petition Deadlines for South Carthage Candidates Petitions Available………….……… February 5, 2024 Qualifying Deadline …………..…. Noon April 4, 2024 Withdrawal Deadline …………… Noon April 11, 2024 VOTER DEADLINES Last Day to Register to Vote for the August Election………….……….July 2, 2024 Dates to Request an Absentee Ballot………………..…. May 3 thru July 25, 2024 Early Voting Dates………………………..……….…….…July 12 thru July 27, 2024 Elderly Voters or Voters with Disabilities Pursuant to T.C.A. § 2-3-109 (E) any elderly voter (60 years or older) or a voter with a disability whose polling place is inaccessible may vote at the election commission office on Election Day, vote by absentee ballot or vote early by personal appearance during the dates specified for early voting at the Election Commission Office. If the voter’s designated voting location is inaccessible, they choose to vote at the Election Commission office on Election Day, by completing an affidavit no later than July 22, 2024. Early Voting or Absentee by Mail Registered voters who will be unable to go to their polling place on Election Day may vote during early voting or after meeting certain legal qualifications, may vote absentee by mail. To vote an absentee ballot by mail, the voter must make the request in writing and include their name (as registered), social security number, date of birth, residential address, mailing address (if different from residential address), the election(s) they wish to vote in and political preference if voting in a Primary, the reason they are requesting to vote an absentee ballot and their signature. The written request must be received by mail no later than July 25, 2024. Requests should be mailed to the election offices at the address below. Photo ID Requirements State law requires all voters who vote by personal appearance to present a photo ID issued by the US or TN government. For more information regarding exemptions and acceptable forms of photo IDs, please contact our office. Smith County Election Commission 122 Turner High Circle, Suite 105, Carthage, TN 37030Phone – 615-735-8241∙ Fax 615-735-8253 [email protected] Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8 am to 4 pm Closed March 29, May 27, July 4, 2024 for Holidays Wesley Rigsby, Chairman • Anne Waggoner, Secretary Rob Goodrow • Steve Willbur • Daniel Hawthorne, Commissioners Yvonne Gibbs, Administrator of Elections

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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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