Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICE
INVITATION FOR BIDS FOREST PRODUCTS FOR SALE
CALHOUN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION
Sealed bids will be received by the Calhoun County Board of Education by mail at 119 W. Main St., Pittsboro, Mississippi 38951, or hand delivered to 119 W. Main St. Pittsboro, Mississippi, up to and not later than 10:00 a.m., June 6th, 2017, for the purchase on a per ton basis of all timber designated for cutting on Section 16, Township 22 North, Range 9 East, Slate Springs, Calhoun County, Mississippi, on approximately 150 acres. This is a pay-as-cut second thin of a pine plantation.
Before bids are submitted, full information concerning the material for sale, conditions of sale, and submission of bids should be obtained from the Assistant District Forester, Mississippi Forestry Commission, Tupelo, Mississippi, at 662-231-0130. The right to reject any and all bids is reserved.                              10,17,24,31

PUBLIC NOTICE
IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF CALHOUN COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI
IN RE:    ESTATE OF BILLY WAYNE BARNETTE, DECEASED
JIMMY BARNETTE, ADMINISTRATOR
CAUSE NO: 2017-053(W)
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
Letters Administration having been granted to the undersigned on the 8th day of May, 2017, by the Chancery Court of Calhoun County, Mississippi, in Cause Number 2017-053, upon the Estate of Billy Wayne Barnette, deceased;
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to all persons having claims against the said estate to present the same to the Clerk of the said Court for probate and registration, according to Law, within 90 days from the first publication of this Notice, or they will be forever barred.
THIS the 8th day of May, 2017.
/s/ Jimmy Barnette Administrator
Moore & Moore, P.A. Attorneys at Law P. O. Box 230 Calhoun City, MS 38916 (662) 628-5451                                                 17,24,31

PUBLIC NOTICE
SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF SALE
WHEREAS, on July 3, 2013, Joshua L. Melton, an Unmarried Man, executed a certain deed of trust to Denise McLaurin, Trustee for the benefit of Regions Bank d/b/a Regions Mortgage which deed of trust is of record in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Calhoun County, State of Mississippi in Book A350 at Page 385 Instrument No. 2013001621; and
WHEREAS, Regions Bank DBA Regions Mortgage has heretofore substituted Shapiro & Massey, LLC as Trustee by instrument dated April 20, 2017 and recorded in the aforesaid Chancery Clerk’s Office in Book A390 at Page 429; and
WHEREAS, default having been made in the terms and conditions of said deed of trust and the entire debt secured thereby having been declared to be due and payable in accordance with the terms of said deed of trust, Regions Bank DBA Regions Mortgage, the legal holder of said indebtedness, having requested the undersigned Substituted Trustee to execute the trust and sell said land and property in accordance with the terms of said deed of trust and for the purpose of raising the sums due thereunder, together with attorney’s fees, trustee’s fees and expense of sale.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Shapiro & Massey, LLC, Substituted Trustee in said deed of trust, will on June 14, 2017 offer for sale at public outcry and sell within legal hours (being between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.), at the North Main Door of the County Courthouse of Calhoun County, located at Pittsboro, Mississippi, to the highest and best bidder for cash the following described property situated in Calhoun County, State of Mississippi, to-wit:
All that property situate in the County of Calhoun and State of Mississippi described as:
A parcel of land located in the Northwest corner of the NW 1/4 of Section 27, Township 14 South, Range 1 East, described by metes and bounds as beginning at a point that is 48 1/2 rods East of the Northwest corner of said NW 1/4; thence South 210 feet; thence West 420 feet; North 210 feet; thence East 420 feet to the point of beginning.
I WILL CONVEY only such title as vested in me as Substituted Trustee.
WITNESS MY SIGNATURE on this 9th day of May, 2017.
Shapiro & Massey, LLC
SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE
Shapiro & Massey, LLC 1080 River Oaks Drive Suite B-202 Flowood, MS 39232 (601) 981-9299
538 County Road 462 Vardaman, MS 38878 17-019134BE
Publication Dates:
May 17, 24, 31 and June 7, 2017                                                          17,24,31,7

PUBLIC NOTICE
SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEES NOTICE OF SALE
WHEREAS, on December 12, 2014, Blount Medical, LLC executed and delivered unto John Herrod, Jr., Trustee, a Deed of Trust, for the benefit of Bank of Okolona, which said Deed of Trust is duly recorded in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Calhoun County, Mississippi, in Land Deed of Trust Book A-366 at page(s) 001-014, et seq and as Instrument Number 2014003633; and
WHEREAS, by recorded Substitution of Trustee, the said Bank of Okolona, did substitute the undersigned Paul M. Moore, Jr., as substituted trustee, in the place of and in the stead of the said John Herrod, Jr. listed therein, which said substitution of trustee is duly dated the 9th day of May, 2017, and recorded in Deed of Trust Book A-390 at pages 599-601 and as instrument number 2017001000; and
WHEREAS, Default having been made in the terms and conditions of the aforesaid Deed of Trust, and the entire indebtedness secured thereby having been declared to be due and payable in accordance with the terms of the said Deed of Trust, and Bank of Okolona, now the legal holder of the said indebtedness, having requested the undersigned substituted trustee to execute the trust, and to sell the said land and the property in accordance with the aforesaid Deed of Trust and for the purpose of raising the sums due thereunder, together with attorney fees, trustee fees and expenses of the sale; and
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Paul M. Moore, Jr., substituted trustee, under the provisions of and by virtue of the authority conferred upon me in the said Deed of Trust, will, on the 9th day of June, 2017, within legal hours, being between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. at the North and East main front door of the Calhoun County Courthouse at Pittsboro, Mississippi, offer for sale, and will sell, said property for cash to the highest and best bidder, the following described real property lying and being situated in the Town of Calhoun City, Calhoun, County, Mississippi, to-wit:
Lots #11 and 12 in Block #38 in the Town of Calhoun City, Mississippi, numbered according to the Dauchey Survey of said Town of Calhoun City, Mississippi, less and except a part of said Lot #11 described as the South 16 inches of said Lot #11.
The above property is conveyed subject to rights of ways for roads and easements for public utilities now in existence and mineral reservations, if any of record.
The undersigned substituted trustee will convey only such title as is vested in him by virtue of the above and foregoing described Deed of Trust, and will sell said property subject to taxes and tax sales for the county of record if any exist.
WITNESS THE SIGNATURE OF THE DULY APPOINTED SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE HEREIN, on this the 15th day of May, 2017.
/s/ Paul M. Moore, Jr.  Attorney and Substituted Trustee
Moore and Moore, P.A. Attorneys at Law P. O. Box 230 Calhoun City, MS 38916 662-628-5451 MSB #3456                                                                          17,24,31,7

PUBLIC NOTICE
The Calhoun County Board of Education shall hold its regular May meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 in the board room of the District Administrative Office, 119 West Main Street, Pittsboro, MS  38951.
Mike Moore, Supt. of Education                                                                         24

PUBLIC NOTICE
IN THE CHANCERY COURT CALHOUN COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI
IN THE MATTER OF THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF
ELIZABETH A. BAGWELL, DECEASED                   CAUSE NO. 2017-059(A)
ANGELIN McDANIEL                                                                    EXECUTRIX
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
Letters Testamentary having been granted to the undersigned on the 18 day of May 2017, by the Chancery Court of Calhoun County, Mississippi, in Cause Number 2017-059A upon the Estate of Elizabeth A. Bagwell, deceased;
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to all persons having claims against the said estate to present the same to the Clerk of the said Court for probate and registration, according to Law, within 90 days from the first publication of this Notice, or they will be forever barred.
THIS the 18th day of May, 2017.
Angelin McDaniel Smithson, Executrix
Easley and Cooper, Attorneys at Law, P.O. Box 607, Bruce, MS 38915 (662) 983-4331                                                                                                                 24,31,7

PUBLIC NOTICE
IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF CALHOUN COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI
IN RE:    PROBATE OF THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF MAIDA STEGALL
AVA STEGALL, PETITIONER                      CAUSE NO:   2017-060(A)
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
Letters Testamentary having been granted to the undersigned on the 19th day of May, 2017, by the Chancery Court of Calhoun County, Mississippi, in Cause Number 2017-060, upon the Estate of Maida Stegall, deceased;
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to all persons having claims against the said estate to present the same to the Clerk of the said Court for probate and registration, according to Law, within 90 days from the first publication of this Notice, or they will be forever barred.
THIS the 19th day of May, 2017.
/s/ Ava Stegall Executrix
Moore and Moore, P.A. Attorneys at Law P. O. Box 230 Calhoun City, MS 38916 (662) 628-5451                                                                                                  24,31,7