Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
STATE OF MISSISSIPPI
COUNTY OF CALHOUN
WHEREAS, on August 3, 2009, Doris Echols, executed a Deed of Trust under the terms of which the hereinafter described land was conveyed to Richard Bennett as Trustee for Henry B. Bullard and wife, Josephine C. Bullard, to secure the payment to them of a certain indebtedness therein mentioned and described, which Deed of Trust was recorded on August 3, 2009 in Document 2009002988 and Book A313 at page 122-125 with no time showing in the record of trust deeds in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Calhoun County, Mississippi in the office in Pittsboro, Mississippi.
WHEREAS, default was made in the performance of the conditions of said note and deed of trust securing said note, the holders thereof have declared the entire indebtedness as secured thereby that is left unpaid, due and payable and has required the undersigned Trustee to sell said land as provided for in said deed of trust, and by the laws of the State of Mississippi.
THEREFORE, the undersigned Trustee will between the legal hours of 11:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. on the 23rd day of June, 2017 at the front door of the Calhoun County courthouse in Pittsboro, Mississippi, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described land located in Calhoun County, Mississippi, the same being more particularly described as follows, to-wit:
Lot No. 3 of Block No. 6 in the Town of Vardaman, Mississippi and being more particularly described as: Beginning at a set pin at the Southwest corner of Lot Not. 3 Block No. 6; thence North 06°40’00” West along the easterly line of Russell Street 160.00 feet to a set pin; thence leaving said Russell Street Easterly line North 83°20’00” East 160.000 feet to a set pin; thence South 06°40’00” East 160.00 feet to a set pin on the northerly line of Lawrence Avenue; thence South 83°20’00” West along a northerly line of said Lawrence Avenue 160.00 feet to the point of beginning.
Subject to right of ways for public roads, streets, highways and easements for public utilities, if any, and is subject further to any gas, oil and mineral rights previously reserved and/or conveyed by prior owners, if any.
ALSO one double wide mobile home with furniture and fixtures therein, including blinds, drapes, stove, refrigerator, deep freezer, washer, dryer and microwave oven.
I will convey only such title as is vested in me as Trustee to the above described property.
This the 31st day of May, 2017.
RICHARD G. BENNETT, TRUSTEE                                                            7,14,21

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)
JIMMY BARNETTE, ADMINISTRATOR
VS
THE HEIRS AT LAW TO BILLY WAYNE BARNETTE, DECEASED, AND ANY AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING OR HAVING A LEGAL OR EQUITABLE INTEREST IN THE ESTATE OF BILLY WAYNE BARNETTE, DECEASED
SUMMONS
TO: The Heirs at Law of Billy Wayne Barnette, deceased, known and unknown, and any and all other persons claiming or having a legal or equitable interest in the Estate of Billy Wayne Barnette, deceased, whose name, residences, whereabouts, post office addresses, and street addresses are unknown to the Petitioner, Jimmy Barnette, Administrator, after diligent search and inquiry to ascertain the same.
YOU ARE MADE a defendant to a Petition for Determination of heirs of Billy Wayne Barnette filed in this Court by Jimmy Barnette, Administrator, as Petitioner, seeking an adjudication that:
Jimmy Barnette, James Barnette and David Barnette are the sole and only heirs of Billy Wayne Barnette, deceased, who passed away while a resident citizen of this County on the 20th day of November, 2015;
The decedent died intestate, seized of personal and real property while being an adult resident citizen of Calhoun County, Mississippi; and
The decedent left as his heir(s) at law the following, and only the following person(s):
Jimmy Barnette, James Barnette and David Barnette
The above is/are the only interested party/parties and respondent(s) hereto.
No other person(s) owns any right, title or interest to the property of the decedent.
YOU ARE SUMMONED TO APPEAR AND DEFEND against the complaint or petition filed against you in this action at 9:30 o’clock, a.m., on the 4th day of August, 2017, in the Chancery Courtroom of Calhoun County in Pittsboro, Mississippi to show cause unto this Court as to your standing as an heir of Billy Wayne Barnette, who departed this life on the 20th day of November, 2017, and to show cause as to why said heirship should not be finally determined, and in case of your failure to appear and defend a judgment will be entered against you for the money or other things demanded in the complaint for petition.
YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED to file an answer or other pleading but may do so if you desire.
ISSUED UNDER MY HAND AND SEAL OF OFFICE on this the 2nd day of June, 2017.
Romona Tillman
Chancery Clerk of Calhoun County, Mississippi
BY:  /s/ Wendy Hill,  Deputy Clerk
Kathy W. Poynor, CLA Certified Legal Assistant MOORE AND MOORE, P.A. P. O. Box 230 Calhoun City, MS 38916 Tel: 662-628-5451 Fax:  662-628-4849 paulmoore@tds.net                                                                                                  7,14,21

PUBLIC NOTICE
IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF CALHOUN COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI
IN RE WILLIE MARVIN ISBELL, DECEASED
BY FELICIA WESTMORELAND    PETITIONER
CAUSE NO:    2017-065A
SUMMONS TO UNKNOWN HEIRS
THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI
TO: ALL UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES AND ASSIGNS OF WILLIE MARVIN ISBELL
Pursuant to Miss. Code Ann., Section 91-1, 27, and 29, (1972) as amended, You are being made defendant(s) in the Petition to Determine Heirs and to Settle a Doubtful Claim filed in this county by Felicia Westmoreland, Petitioner, In RE: WILLIE Marvin ISBELL, Cause No. 2017-065A, Calhoun County Chancery Court. This notice is to allow you the opportunity to present and or contest your claim to the matter of IN RE: WILLIE MARVIN ISBELL, former resident of Calhoun County, Mississippi who departed this life on January 27, 2017. Defendants other than you in this action are: Alexis Westmoreland; Willie Isbell, Agee Isbell and Petitioner.
You are not required to file a response but if you so desire, please mail or hand deliver a written response stating your claim and the basis therefor to Hon. Sorie S. Tarawally, Attorney for Petitioner, whose post office address is P.O. Box 31027, Jackson, MS; 39286-1027, and whose street address is 201 West Capitol Street, Suite 600, Jackson, MS 39201. Your must also file the original of your Response with the Clerk of this Court within a reasonable time afterward.
YOU ARE SUMMONED TO APPEAR AND PRESENT YOUR CLAIM ON September 15, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. before the Hon. Chancellor, Judge Glenn Alderson, presiding at the Courthouse in Pittsboro, Calhoun County Mississippi (103 Main street, Pittsboro 38951)
Issued under my hand and the seal of said Court, this 6th day of June, 2017.
Mrs. Ramona Tillman
Chancery Clerk of Calhoun County, Mississippi
by Wendy Hill, DC
(SEAL) Sorie S. Tarawally, Esq., MSB No. 7429, Tel. (601)906-0352, Fax (866)347-6746, E-mail sorietara@aol.com                                                                     14,21,28

PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE
STATE OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY OF CALHOUN
WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated September 19, 2011, executed by BARBARA W. GRIFFIN, JAMES R. GRIFFIN, conveying certain real property therein described to FNC TITLE SERVICES, LLC, as Trustee, for MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS INC AS NOMINEE FOR AMERICAN ADVISORS GROUP, Original Beneficiary, to secure the indebtedness therein described, as same appears of record in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Calhoun County, Mississippi filed and recorded October 11, 2011, at Instrument Number 2011002842; and
WHEREAS, the beneficial interest of said Deed of Trust was transferred and assigned to Finance of America Reverse LLC; and
WHEREAS, the undersigned, Rubin Lublin, LLC has been appointed as Substitute Trustee; and NOW, THEREFORE, the holder of said Deed of Trust, having requested the undersigned so to do, as Substitute Trustee or his duly appointed agent, by virtue of the power, duty and authority vested and imposed upon said Substitute Trustee shall, on July 12, 2017 within the lawful hours of sale between 11:00AM and 4:00PM at the front door of the Courthouse proceed to sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash or certified funds ONLY, the following described property situated in Calhoun County, Mississippi, to wit:
COMMENCING AT THE NW CORNER OF S 22, T 11 S, R 1 W, CALHOUN CITY, MS: THENCE RUN SOUTH FOR 1049.67 FEET TO THE POB; THENCE RUN S 85 DEGREES 31 MINUTES 40 SECONDS E FOR 266.45 FEET; THENCE RUN S 40 DEGREES 06 MINUTES 06 SECONDS W FOR 357.12 FEET TO A POINT ON THE NORTH LINE OF A PUBLIC ROAD; THENCE RUN N 40 DEGREES 23 MINUTES W ALONG SAID ROAD FOR 55.32 FEET; THENCE RUN N 00 DEGREES 03 MINUTES 35 SECONDS E FOR E FOR 251.78 FEET TO THE POB AND CONTAINING 1.0 ACRES MORE OR LESS. LESS AND EXCEPT ANY ROAD RIGHT OF WAYS OF RECORD.
PROPERTY ADDRESS: The street address of the property is believed to be 550 COUNTY ROAD 151, BRUCE, MS 38915. In the event of any discrepancy between this street address and the legal description of the property, the legal description shall control. Title to the above described property is believed to be good, but I will convey only such title as is vested in me as Substitute Trustee.
THIS LAW FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.
Rubin Lublin, LLC, Substitute Trustee
428 North Lamar Blvd, Suite 107 Oxford, MS 38655 www.rubinlublin.com/property-listings.php Tel: (877) 813-0992 Fax: (404) 601-5846 PUBLISH: 06/14/2017, 06/21/2017, 06/28/2017, 07/05/2017 Ad #118619                                     14,21,28,5

PUBLIC NOTICE
Notice is herby given that the Board of Aldermen of the Town of Derma, Mississippi Has declared the following items surplus property.
1979 Ford Dump Truck     VIN # F61CVFE0200
2001 Ford Crown Victoria VIN # 2FAFP71W21X143543
2003 Ford Crown Victoria VIN # 2FAFP71W33X139391
2000 Ford Crown Victoria VIN # 2FAFP71W3YX193300
2000 Ford Expedition        VIN # 1FMRU15L9YLB79293
6 Foot John Deere MX6 rotary cutter Inventory # P/W 42903
Notice is hereby given that the Board of Aldermen of the Town of Derma, Mississippi will accept sealed bids for the purpose of purchasing the surplus property “As is” “where is” without any warranty as to the condition of the surplus property Hereinabove enumerated.
Anyone bidding on the above-described property will be expected to bid on the property individually, with one bid for that individual item. All bids must be submitted on or before 4:00 p.m. on the June 30, 2017, at which time the Board will consider the bids at its regular July Board Meeting.
The successful bidder will be notified after the Board of Aldermen of Derma, Mississippi has accepted or rejected the bids.
The Board reserves the right to reject any and all bids submitted.
Any person wishing to bid on the above-described may inspect the surplus property in the Town of Derma, Mississippi, and any person bidding on this said surplus property will be assumed to have inspected the property prior to submitting a bid and understand the condition of the property bid on.
Furthermore, the Board will not warranty any of the above described subject to any use whatsoever, and will not guarantee the make or model of said surplus property or the condition of said surplus property, and any successful bidder will have to move the said property and pay for the property by certified funds, or cash, within five (5) days of the acceptance of said bid, to the Town of Derma, Mississippi.
BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE TOWN OF DERMA, MISSISSIPPI.
RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED this the 9th day of June 2017.
S/Joanna R. James, Town Clerk                                                                  14,21

PUBLIC NOTICE
CITY PROPERTY FOR SALE by SEALED BIDS
The Mayor and Board of Aldermen have declared the old City Hall, located within the City Limits of Vardaman, at 307 North Main Street, Vardaman, MS, as is, as surplus property.  Sealed Bids will be accepted at the Vardaman City Hall, during normal working hours until noon on July 5th, 2017.
Appraisals have been acquired and are available for viewing if requested. Minimum bid is $38,000.00, and all sealed bids are subject to rejection by Mayor and Board of Aldermen.
For questions, to view any of this property, or any additional information please contact the Vardaman City Hall at 662-682-7561 or Mayor James Casey at 662-414-0084.
Barbara Tedder
Vardaman Town Clerk 662-682-7561                                                              14,21

PUBLIC NOTICE
The Calhoun County Board of Education shall hold its regular June meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 22, 2017 in the board room of the District Administrative Office, 119 West Main Street, Pittsboro, MS  38951.
Mike Moore, Supt. of Education                                                                              21

PUBLIC NOTICE
ADVERTISEMENT FOR QUALIFICATIONS
ENGINEERING SERVICES
(Qualifications Based Selection)
The Calhoun County Board of Supervisors hereby requests proposals for engineering services in relation to its Department of Finance and Administration (DFA) Funded Project.
Project activities will consist of drainage and parking lot improvements to the Calhoun County Multi Purpose Building.
The scope of work will consist of preparation of plans and specifications for advertisement of bids; evaluation of bids and recommendation of contract award; preparation of the contract in accordance with DFA guidelines; conducting pre-construction conference in coordination with project administrator; inspecting construction in progress; and advising the chancery clerk, board of supervisors, and the project administrator on contractor payments.
Proposals will be rated on the following criteria:
•Qualifications 0-40 Points
•Experience 0-40 Points
•Capacity 0-20 Points
Those desiring consideration should submit proposals by the time and date stated herein.
Proposals should be in a sealed envelope marked “PROPOSAL – CALHOUN COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS – MULTI PURPOSE BUILDING EXTENTION”.  Proposals should be submitted to Ramona Tillman, Chancery Clerk, P.O. Box 8, Pittsboro, Mississippi, 38951, or delivered to the Courthouse in Pittsboro, MS no later than 10:00 AM, JULY 5, 2017.
The county reserves the rights to reject any and all proposals.
/s/ Ramona Tillman, Chancery Clerk                                                                                    21

PUBLIC NOTICE
The Calhoun City Mayor and Board of Aldermen have determined that revenues/expenditures for the following department have exceeded or will exceed the original FY-2017 budgeted appropriation and some of the additional appropriation needed is in excess of 10% of the original budgeted amount.  Therefore, the following budget amendment is hereby authorized and said amendment is to be published accordingly.
DEPARTMENT     BUDGET AMT.    AMENDMENT AMT    TOTAL AMT
EXPENDITURES:
Water/Sewer:
Supplies    $136,200    $20,000  (increase)    $156,200
Ending
Cash Balance     $780,145    $20,000 (decrease)    $760,145
Approved by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen, this the 6th day of June, 2017.
(seal) Raenell Moore City Clerk                                                                                  21

PUBLIC NOTICE
SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEES NOTICE OF SALE
WHEREAS, on September 11, 2015, Donta Jamal Walker, Billy Williams and Jennie A. Williams executed and delivered unto John A. 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 373 at page(s) 613-624 and as Instrument Number 2015002246; 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 A. Herrod, Jr. listed therein, which said substitution of trustee is duly dated the 12th day of June, 2017, and recorded in Deed of Trust Book A-391 at pages 508-510 and as Instrument Number 2017001181; 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 14th day of July, 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 Calhoun, County, Mississippi, to-wit:
Lot #15 of Everette Estates Subdivision, Vardaman, MS
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 20th day of June, 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                                                                                21,28,5,12