SUMMONS

BY PUBLICATION

IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF LEFLORE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI

IN RE:

THE ESTATE OF JAMES EDWARD WILLIAMS, DECEASED

GLORIA W. TURNER, ADMINISTRATRIX    

CAUSE N0. 42CH: 1:17-PR-00099

THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI

TO:  All Unknown Heirs at Law of James E. Williams, deceased

All unknown parties in interest

NOTICE HEARING

   You have been made a part in the suit filed in this Court by Gloria Turner, as Petitioner for the Estate of James E. Williams, Deceased, seeking a Petition to Determine Heirs at Law.

  You are summoned to appear and defend against the petition in this action before the Honorable Judge Catherine F. Carter at 10:00 a.m. on the  24th day of September  2019,  in the  courtroom  of the Leflore County Chancery Courthouse in 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 petition.

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

  Issued under my hand and seal of said court, this 22nd day of July, 2019.

Christine Lymon,

Chancery Clerk

CIerk of Leflore County, Mississippi

By: /s/ M. Roberson, D. C.

PREPARED BY:

Mark T. Fowler, MSB #5449

Schwartz & Associates, P.A.

162 East Amite Street Jackson, MS 39201

July 30, 2019

August 6 & 13, 2019


TRUSTEE’S

NOTICE OF SALE

   WHEREAS, on June 19, 1998, Mack Collins, Jr., executed a Deed of Trust to Patricia O. Jones, as Trustee for Mortgage Guaranty Corporation, as Lender/Beneficiary, which is recorded in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Leflore County, MS, in Book 483 at Page 105, as re-recorded in Book 500 at Page 617;

  WHEREAS, said Deed of Trust was assigned to Trustmark National Bank in Book 494 at Page 397, as further assigned in Book 500 at Page 626;

  WHEREAS, on June 26, 2019, Trustmark National Bank substituted James Eldred Renfroe as Trustee in the aforementioned deed of trust with this recorded in Book 865 at Page 329;

   WHEREAS, there being a default in the terms and conditions of the Deed of Trust and entire debt secured having been declared to be due and payable in accordance with its terms, Trustmark National Bank, the holder of the debt has requested the Trustee to execute the trust and sell said land and property pursuant to its terms in order to raise the sums due, with attorney’s and trustee’s fees, and expenses of sale;

  NOW, THEREFORE, I, James Eldred Renfroe, Trustee for said Deed of Trust, will on August 28, 2019, 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 south main door of the Leflore County Courthouse in Greenwood, MS, to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property situated in Leflore County, MS, to-wit:

The unexpired portion of the leasehold estate for a term of Ninety Nine (99) years commencing July 3, 1947, granted to W. M. Whittington by Leflore County. Mississippi, by lease agreement dated May 26, 1947, and recorded in Book 89 Page 467 of the Land Deed Records of Leflore County, Mississippi, in and to the following described property, to-wit: Lot Twenty Five (25) of Section “B” of the Terrace Gardens Addition to the City of Greenwood, Leflore County, Mississippi, as said Addition is shown by map thereof recorded in Plat Book 6 Page 21 of the Records of Maps of Leflore County, Mississippi, on file in the office of the Clerk of the Chancery Court thereof.

     I will convey only such title as is vested in me as Trustee, with no warranties.

      WITNESS my signature this 24th day of July, 2019.

                                                                                           JAMES ELDRED

RENFROE, Trustee

James Eldred Renfroe,

648 Lakeland East Dr., Ste A, Flowood, MS 39232,

Phone 601-932-1011

August 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2019


NOTICE TO CREDITORS

TO THE CREDITORS OF FRANCES MCSHANE SEAWRIGHT, DECEASED:

Letters Testamentary on the Last Will and Testament of Frances McShane Seawright, Deceased, were issued by the Chancery Court of Leflore County, Mississippi in Cause No. 18-pr-109 on the  12th day of December, 2018, to the undersigned as the Executrix of said Estate.  All persons having claims against said Estate are hereby notified that they are required to have the same probated and registered by the Clerk of said Court within ninety (90) days of the date of the first publication of this notice or they will be forever barred.

This the 30th day of July, 2019, which is the date of first publication of this notice.

            Anne S. Dalton, Executrix

Estate of Frances McShane Seawright, Deceased

July 30, 2019

              August 6 & 13, 2019     


REQUEST OF

PROPOSALS

FOR PROFESSIONAL

SERVICES

FY19-20 GREENWOOD LEFLORE CONSOLIDATED SCHOOLS

1. OVERVIEW OF  SERVICES

The Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District (GLCSD) is soliciting proposals from consulting firms to provide expert services related to the creation and delivery of high-quality Mississippi College and Career Readiness aligned online interim assessments in the format of the State Assessment Items for all grades and subjects.

Consultants would provide services during 2019-2020 school year in GLCSD elementary and secondary schools to support school wide and school improvement reforms. These reforms include:

 

•  High-Quality Online Interim

   Assessments

•  Progress Tracking

GLCSD seeks qualified consultants who have prior proven successful experience in these areas to enhance the instructional program of the Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District.

Proposals meeting the requirements are due to GLCSD by 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 27, 2019. Services through this proposal will be funded in whole or in part by Federal Funds.

The Superintendent reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

General Specifications and Instructions to Bidders

A paper copy or an email copy of this document, including any addendums, can be obtained by request below:

Dr. Mary Brown, Superintendent

Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District

401 Howard Street

Greenwood, Mississippi 38930

(662) 453-4231 (voice)

(662) 455-7493 (fax)

E-Mail: mbrown@glcsd.org

RFP Submission requirements: Submit three (3) copies of the RFP response in one sealed package with Professional Development for Creation and Delivery of Online Interim Assessments on the outside of the package by     August 27, 2019  at    10:00 AM  to the following address:

Dr. Mary Brown, Superintendent

Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District

401 Howard Street

Greenwood, Mississippi 38930

(662) 453-4231 (voice)

(662) 455-7493 (fax)

E-Mail: mbrown@glcsd.org

COMMUNICATIONS REGARDING THE RFP

All questions regarding the RFP are to be submitted, in writing to Dr. Mary Brown, Superintendent at:

Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District

401 Howard Street

Greenwood, Mississippi 38930

(662) 453-4231 (voice)

(662) 455-7493 (fax)

E-Mail: mbrown@glcsd.org

The deadline for submission of written questions is August 20, 2019. All responses to written questions and changes to specification requirements will be communicated via email to person submitting questions.

All questions, comments and requests for clarifications must be in writing. Any oral communications shall be considered unofficial and non-binding.

Only written responses to written communications shall be considered official and binding upon the School District. The School District reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to determine appropriate and adequate responses to the written comments, questions and requests for clarification.

All addendums and/or any other correspondence (general information, question and responses) to this RFP will be made available exclusively through the Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District.

August 6, 13 & 17, 2019


REQUEST

FOR PROPOSALS

K–12 Integrated Supplemental Assessment and Instruction Solution

Overview

Introduction: The Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District is located in Greenwood, Mississippi. School facilities consist of twelve (12) schools and one central office. The district has approximately 4,700 students.

Purpose of RFP: The district is requesting for sealed bid proposals for an Integrated Supplemental Assessment and Instruction Solution specifically designed and developed to address the College and Career Readiness Standards in reading and mathematics. The blended-learning solution should include a web-based, adaptive diagnostic assessment and comprehensive reporting suite for grades K–8, plus interim growth monitoring, assessment of standards mastery, differentiated online instruction, and downloadable lesson plans to guide teacher-led instruction for students performing below grade level 9.

Tentative schedule of Request For Proposal events are as follows:

  A.  Advertisement Begins –

       August 6, 2019  

 B.   Proposal Due Date by

       10:00 noon – August 27,

       2019  

 C.  Bid Opening (10:00 a.m.)

      Board Approval Date:

      August 30, 2019

 D.  Selection of

       Vendor/Approval of School

      Board: September 3, 2019

 E.  External Provider

      Notification Date:

      September 4, 2019

 F.   External Provider Contract

      Negotiation and

      Authorization to

      Commence Services –

      To Be Determined

These services shall be provided to the Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District during the 2019-2020 school term.

The Superintendent reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

General Specifications and Instructions to Bidders

A paper copy or an email copy of this document, including any addendums, can be obtained by request below:

Dr. Mary Brown, Superintendent

Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District

401 Howard Street

Greenwood, Mississippi 38930

(662) 453-4231 (voice)

(662) 455-7493 (fax)

E-Mail: mbrown@glcsd.org

RFP Submission requirements: Submit three (3) copies of the RFP response in one sealed package with Professional Development for K–12 Integrated Supplemental Assessment and Instruction Solution on the outside of the package by     August 27, 2019  at    10:00 AM  to the following address:

Dr. Mary Brown, Superintendent

Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District

401 Howard Street

Greenwood, Mississippi 38930

(662) 453-4231 (voice)

(662) 455-7493 (fax)

E-Mail: mbrown@glcsd.org

COMMUNICATIONS REGARDING THE RFP

All questions regarding the RFP are to be submitted, in writing to Dr. Mary Brown, Superintendent at:

Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District

401 Howard Street

Greenwood, Mississippi 38930

(662) 453-4231 (voice)

(662) 455-7493 (fax)

E-Mail: mbrown@glcsd.org

The deadline for submission of written questions is August 20, 2019. All responses to written questions and changes to specification requirements will be communicated via email to person submitting questions.

All questions, comments and requests for clarifications must be in writing. Any oral communications shall be considered unofficial and non-binding.

Only written responses to written communications shall be considered official and binding upon the School District. The School District reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to determine appropriate and adequate responses to the written comments, questions and requests for clarification.

All addendums and/or any other correspondence (general information, question and responses) to this RFP will be made available exclusively through the Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District.

August 6, 13 & 17, 2019


REQUEST

 OF PROPOSALS

FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

FY19-20 GREENWOOD LEFLORE CONSOLIDATED SCHOOLS

1. OVERVIEW OF SERVICES

The Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District (GLCSD) is soliciting proposals from consulting firms to provide expert services related to strategic planning, transformational leadership, curriculum implementation, and improving teacher and administrator quality.

Consultants would provide services during 2019-2020 school year in GLCSD elementary and secondary schools to support schoolwide reforms. These reforms include:

 • Classroom Management   

   (PBIS)

 • Multi-Tiered System of  

   Supports (MTSS)

 • Student Support/Counseling

   Services through MTSS

 • Improving Leadership

   Effectiveness with MTSS

 • Improving Teacher Quality

   with MTSS

GLCSD seeks qualified consultants who have prior proven successful experience in these areas to enhance the instructional program of the Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District.

Proposals meeting the requirements are due to GLCSD by 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 27, 2019. Services through this proposal will be funded in whole or in part by Federal Funds.

The Superintendent reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

General Specifications and Instructions to Bidders

A paper copy or an email copy of this document, including any addendums, can be obtained by request below:

Dr. Mary Brown, Superintendent

Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District

401 Howard Street

Greenwood, Mississippi 38930

(662) 453-4231 (voice)

(662) 455-7493 (fax)

E-Mail: mbrown@glcsd.org

RFP Submission requirements: Submit three (3) copies of the RFP response in one sealed package with Professional Development for MTSS/PBIS on the outside of the package by August 27, 2019 at 10:00 AM to the following address:

Dr. Mary Brown, Superintendent

Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District

401 Howard Street

Greenwood, Mississippi 38930

(662) 453-4231 (voice)

(662) 455-7493 (fax)

E-Mail: mbrown@glcsd.org

COMMUNICATIONS REGARDING THE RFP

All questions regarding the RFP are to be submitted, in writing to Dr. Mary Brown, Superintendent at:

Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District

401 Howard Street

Greenwood, Mississippi 38930

(662) 453-4231 (voice)

(662) 455-7493 (fax)

E-Mail: mbrown@glcsd.org

The deadline for submission of written questions is August 20, 2019. All responses to written questions and changes to specification requirements will be communicated via email to person submitting questions.

All questions, comments and requests for clarifications must be in writing. Any oral communications shall be considered unofficial and non-binding.

Only written responses to written communications shall be considered official and binding upon the School District. The School District reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to determine appropriate and adequate responses to the written comments, questions and requests for clarification.

All addendums and/or any other correspondence (general information, question and responses) to this RFP will be made available exclusively through the Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District.

August 6, 13 & 17, 2019


REQUEST

OF PROPOSALS

FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

FY19-20 GREENWOOD LEFLORE CONSOLIDATED SCHOOLS

1. OVERVIEW OF SERVICES

The Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District (GLCSD) is soliciting proposals from consulting firms to provide expert services related to strategic planning, transformational leadership, curriculum implementation, and improving teacher and administrator quality.

Consultants would provide services during 2019-2020 school year in GLCSD elementary and secondary schools to support schoolwide reforms. These reforms include:

   • Curriculum Implementation

     and Supervision

   • Increase the understanding

     and applying of Depth of

     Knowledge in instruction

   • Using Data to Guide/Drive

     Instructional Practices

   • Student Remediation and

     Coaching Support

GLCSD seeks qualified consultants who have prior proven successful experience in these areas to enhance the instructional program of the Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District.

Proposals meeting the requirements are due to GLCSD by 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 27, 2019. Services through this proposal will be funded in whole or in part by Federal Funds.

The Superintendent reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

General Specifications and Instructions to Bidders

A paper copy or an email copy of this document, including any addendums, can be obtained by request below:

Dr. Mary Brown, Superintendent

Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District

401 Howard Street

Greenwood, Mississippi 38930

(662) 453-4231 (voice)

(662) 455-7493 (fax)

E-Mail: mbrown@glcsd.org

RFP Submission requirements: Submit three (3) copies of the RFP response in one sealed package with Professional Development for Curriculum and Content Instructional Strategies on the outside of the package by     August 27, 2019  at    10:00 AM  to the following address:

Dr. Mary Brown, Superintendent

Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District

401 Howard Street

Greenwood, Mississippi 38930

(662) 453-4231 (voice)

(662) 455-7493 (fax)

E-Mail: mbrown@glcsd.org

COMMUNICATIONS REGARDING THE RFP

All questions regarding the RFP are to be submitted, in writing to Dr. Mary Brown, Superintendent at:

Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District

401 Howard Street

Greenwood, Mississippi 38930

(662) 453-4231 (voice)

(662) 455-7493 (fax)

E-Mail: mbrown@glcsd.org

The deadline for submission of written questions is August 20, 2019. All responses to written questions and changes to specification requirements will be communicated via email to person submitting questions.

All questions, comments and requests for clarifications must be in writing. Any oral communications shall be considered unofficial and non-binding.

Only written responses to written communications shall be considered official and binding upon the School District. The School District reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to determine appropriate and adequate responses to the written comments, questions and requests for clarification.

All addendums and/or any other correspondence (general information, question and responses) to this RFP will be made available exclusively through the Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District.

August 6, 13 & 17, 2019


SUMMONS

BY PUBLICATION

IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF LEFLORE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI

JoeAnn (Harris) White

PLAINTIFF    

vs.

    

Gerald E. White    

DEFENDANT

CIVIL ACTION FILE

NO: 19-cv-83

THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI

TO: Gerald E. White, Defendant

Non-Resident of State of MS

Physical and Mailing Address Unknown

You have been made a Defendant in the suit filed in this Court by the Plaintiff, JoeAnn (Harris) White, seeking a divorce in the above styled cause. There are no defendants  in this  action other than  you.

You are required to mail or hand-deliver a written response to the Complaint filed against you in this action to Mr. James K. Littleton , Esq., of Littleton Law Office, Attorney for the Plaintiff(s), whose post office address is P. O.  Box 1155, Greenwood, MS 38935 and whose street address is 402 E. Market Street, Greenwood, MS 38930.

YOUR RESPONSE MUST BE MAILED OR DELIVERED NOT LATER THAN THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE­­­ 13TH DAY OF AUGUST, 2019, WHICH IS THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION  OF THIS SUMMONS.  IF YOUR RESPONSE IS NOT SO MAILED OR DELIVERED, A JUDGMENT BY DEFAULT WILL BE ENTERED AGAINST YOU FOR THE MONEY OR OTHER RELIEF DEMANDED IN THE COMPLAINT.

You must also file the original of your Response with the Clerk of this Court within a reasonable time afterward.

Issued under my hand and the seal of said Court, this 9th day of August, 2019.

Christine Lymon,

Chancery Clerk

Clerk of Leflore County, Mississippi

By: /s/ M. Roberson, D. C.

August 13, 20 & 27, 2019


CITY OF GREENWOOD, MISSISSIPPI

PUBLICATION FOR BID

FOR REMOVAL/CLEAN/SECURE OF PROPERTIES DETERMINED TO BE A MEANCE TO THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY

The Greenwood City Council of the City of Greenwood, Mississippi, is hereby giving notice of its intent to receive sealed bids which will be received until   9:30 a.m. on Friday, August 23, 2019, at which time all bids will be publicly opened in Conference Room #240, located in Greenwood City Hall, 101 West Church Street, Greenwood, MS  38930.  These bids are for the demolition, cleaning, cutting and/or securing structures  located at the following properties located in the City of Greenwood, Leflore Co., MS  that have been determined to be a menace to the public health and safety of the community by the Greenwood City Council.  ALL instructions and requirements are listed in the bid packets which may be obtained from the Department of Community Development, 101 West Church Street, Greenwood, MS.  You may personally pick up the packet or, if requested, one will be mailed to you.       Telephone contact numbers are 662-455-7604 or 662-455-7603.

1.  1405 Leflore Avenue

2.  412 McCool

3.  1111 Carrollton Avenue

4.  202 Madison Avenue

5.  1215 Holloway

6.  405 McCool Street

7.  711/713/715 Broad Street

8.  512 St. Charles Street

9.  541 Avenue H

10. Rear Kelly Alley

11. 405 West Scott Street

12. 425 West Percy Street

13. 423/423 Rear West Percy

     Street

14. 421 West Percy Street

15. 208 McGehee Street

16. 401/403 Avenue A

17. 224 Nichols Avenue

18. 801 Avenue I

19. 433 Ash Street

20. 403 West Scott Street

21. 104 Nichols Avenue

22. 608 Avenue M

23. 422 Kinney Street

24. 408/410 Bowie Street

25. 321 and 323 Nichols

      Avenue

26. 213 Vardaman

27. 409-413 Avenue F

28. 413 Avenue A

Bids will be considered for the demolition, cleaning, cutting and/or securing structures of such individual property or one total bid on total number of properties.  Successful bidder is responsible for any asbestos removal if any is required.  The successful bidder must remove building or buildings from the lot and must clean lot completely of all concrete, sills, floors, foundations, tall weeds, dead trees, and all debris; the lot must be left in a reasonable smooth dirt condition; bidder will be responsible for disposal of debris in an approved landfill site and must take this cost into consideration when formulating his bid price.  The successful bidder must obtain a demolition permit from the Department of Community Development at City Hall.   The successful bidder is responsible for all electrical, plumbing, gas, telephone, cable and water disconnects for each property.

Further information on all bid requirements shall be obtained from the   Department of Community Development; 101 West Church Street, Suite 230, Greenwood, MS  38930; phone number is 662-455-7604 or 662-455-7603.  The governing authorities reserve the right to reject any or all bids, and to waive any informality in bids and to accept or reject any part of any bid as it deems  to be in the best interest of the City of Greenwood.

Respectfully submitted this the 9th day of August, 2019.

Kim Williams

City Clerk

August 13, 2019


SUMMONS

BY PUBLICATION

IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF LEFLORE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI

ANTHONY JEROME

BENNETT                      PLAINTIFF

V.            

RUBY VARMILLE JENKINS BENNETT            DEFENDANT

CAUSE NO. 19-CV-81

THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI

TO:  Ruby Varmille Jenkins Bennett

(Address Unknown)

NOTICE TO DEFENDANT(S)

THE COMPLAINT FOR DIVORCE WHICH IS ATTACHED TO THIS SUMMONS IS IMPORTANT AND YOU MUST TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR RIGHTS.

   You are required to mail or hand-deliver a copy of a written response to the Complaint for Divorce to Jamie D. Travis, the attorney for the Plaintiff, whose office address is Gibbs Travis, PLLC, 210 East Capitol Street, Suite 1801, Jackson, Mississippi 39201.  Your response must be mailed or delivered within thirty (30) days from the date of delivery of this summons Complaint for Divorce or a judgment by default will be entered against you.

   You must also file the original of your response with the Clerk of this Court within a reasonable time afterward.

   You are hereby notified and commanded that to protect any interest or rights you may have, you must physically appear and be present and to defend, on the 9th day of October, 2019, at 1:30 p.m. before Honorable Catherine Farris-Center in the courtroom of the Leflore County Courthouse, 310 West Market Street, Greenwood, Mississippi.  Should you fail to be present, appear and defend at the aforementioned time and place, you are hereby notified that a judgement by default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Petition.

    

ISSUED UNDER MY HAND AND OFFICIAL SEAL OF SAID COURT, this the 9th

day of August, 2019.

            CHRISTINE LYMON, CHANCERY CLERK  

Leflore County, Mississippi

By:  /s/ Mary Roberson, D. C.

JAMIE D. TRAVIS,

MSB NO. 99692

GIBBS TRAVIS PLLC

210 East Capitol Street,

Suite 1801

Jackson, Mississippi 39201

Telephone: (601)487-2640

Facsimile:  (601)366-4295

Email: jtravis@gibbstravis.com

August 13, 20 & 27, 2019

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