PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

RURAL AREA PROGRAM

The Mississippi Valley State University Mass Transit of Itta Bena, Mississippi, is considering applying to the Mississippi Department of Transportation, Public Transportation Division, for assistance through its Rural Area Program to provide public transportation services within the following counties:  Carroll, Grenada, Holmes, Humphreys, Leflore, Sunflower, Tallahatchie and Washington.  Funding is available to state agencies, local public bodies and agencies thereof, non-profit organizations, operators of public transportation services in locations other than urbanized Area, and, under special circumstances, private operators of public transportation on a competitive basis to undertake eligible transportation activities.

The goals of the Rural Area Program are:  to enhance the access of people in non-urbanized Area to health care, shopping, education, employment, public services and recreation; to assist in the maintenance, development, improvement, and  use of public transportation systems in rural and small urban Area; to encourage and facilitate the most efficient use of all Federal funds used to provide passenger transportation in non-urbanized Area through the coordination of programs and services; and to provide for the participation of private transportation providers in non-urbanized transportation to the maximum extent feasible.

The purposes for which these funds can be used are capital purchases that include such items as support vehicles, communication equipment, wheelchair lifts, etc.; administrative costs that include such items as salaries, office supplies, insurance, etc.; and operating expenses that include such items as driver's wages, fuel, oil, etc.  More specific details regarding eligible activities, program requirements and the program criteria will be provided at a public hearing which will be held at MVSU Mass Transit Conference Room – Annex I, 14000 Hwy 82 West; Itta Bena, MS,  on Wednesday January 22, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.

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The purpose of this hearing will be to obtain citizen input into the development of the application.

December 31, 2019

January 16, 2020


NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE’S SALE

     WHEREAS, on January 10, 2003, LARRY J. MYERS and wife, PAM MYERS executed a Deed of Trust under the terms of which the hereinafter described land was conveyed to  STATE BANK & TRUST COMPANY to secure payment of an indebtedness therein described, which said Deed of Trust was filed for record on January 13, 2003 and recorded in Book 576, Page 504, in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Leflore County, Mississippi.  Said Trustee was subsequently replaced by Boyd P. Atkinson by virtue of the authority of the instrument dated December 9, 2019, filed for record on December 13, 2019 and appearing of record in Book 0872, Page 149 in the office of the Clerk aforesaid.

  WHEREAS, default has been made in the performance of the conditions of said trust deeds, and STATE BANK & TRUST COMPANY, the holder thereof, has declared the entire indebtedness secured thereby due and has requested the undersigned to sell said land as provided by said trust deeds.

  THEREFORE, the undersigned will, on the 24th day of January, A.D., 2020, offer for sale and will sell at public auction for cash to the highest and best bidder at the main front door of the courthouse of Leflore County, in Greenwood, Mississippi, during legal hours (being the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.), the following described property situated in Leflore County, Mississippi, to-wit:

Lot 12 of the Slatten Addition to the City of Greenwood, Leflore County, Mississippi as shown by map recorded in Book 6, Page 70 of the Records of Maps of Leflore County, Mississippi.

   WITNESS my signature on this the 20th day of December, A.D., 2019.

            BOYD P. ATKINSON,

SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE

MSB NO. 8324

    P.O. Box 427

Cleveland, MS 38732

    (662) 843-9766

POSTED IN THE

COURTHOUSE:  

 January 2, 9, 16, & 23, 2020


RULE 81 SUMMONS

BY PUBLICATION

IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF LEFLORE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF    

MAGGIE LEE STIGLER, DECEASED                                         CAUSE NO.: 19-pr-63

BY: SHEILA LEFLORE                   ADMINISTRATRIX

THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI

TO: ANY UNKNOWN HEIRS-AT-LAW OF MAGGIE LEE STIGLER, DECEASED

You have been made a Defendant in the suit filed in this Court by Sheila Leflore, Petitioner, seeking a determination of heirs-at-law of Maggie Lee Stigler, Deceased.  Defendants other than you in this action are any unknown heirs-at-law of Maggie Lee Stigler, Deceased.

You are summoned to appear and defend against the complaint or petition filed against you in this action at 9:30 a.m. on the 28th day of February, 2020, in the Chancery Court of Leflore County, Mississippi before the Honorable W.M. Sanders at the Leflore County Courthouse, Greenwood, Mississippi, 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 or petition.

You are not required to file an answer or other pleadings but you may do so if you so desire.

Issued under my hand and the seal of this Court, this 3rd day of January, 2020.

            CHANCERY CLERK

LEFLORE COUNTY,

MISSISSIPPI

               BY: Diane Kelly D.C.    

OF COUNSEL:

KATHERINE T. MILLS (MSB#101954)

Post Office Box 1956

Greenwood, MS  38935

Telephone:  662-453-4471

January 9, 16, & 23, 2020


NOTICE TO CREDITORS

IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF LEFLORE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF    

ENOCH L. FLORENCE, JR., DECEASED    CAUSE NO. 19-PR-82

BY: JAHMIL L. JONES    PETITIONER

Executor's Notice To Creditors of ENOCH L. FLORENCE, JR., Deceased:

Letters Testamentary having been granted on the 2nd day of December 2019, by the Chancery Clerk of the Leflore County, Mississippi, to the undersigned upon the Estate of ENOCH L. FLORENCE, JR., Deceased, notice is hereby given to all persons having claims against said estate to present the same to the Clerk of said Court for probate and registration according to law within ninety (90) days from this date, or they will be forever barred.

This the 27th day of December, A.D., 2019.

JAHMIL L. JONES, EXECUTOR OF THE ESTATE OF ENOCH L. FLORENCE, R., DECEASED

Carlos D. Palmer, MSB #100778 Tangala L. Hollis-Palmer, MS#103301

Attorneys-at-Law

Palmer Law Services, LLC

115 Fulton Street,

P.O. Box 272

Greenwood, MS 38935-0272

Telephone: (662) 459-9111

Fax: (662) 459-9115

January 9, 16, & 23, 2020

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