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STATE OF MISSISSIPPI CHANCERY COURT OF WILKINSON COUNTY IN RE: ESTATE OF LEONARD A. WHITTINGTON CIVIL ACTION PROBATE FILE NO. 2012-060 FILED APR. 23, 2012 NOTICE TO THE HEIRS AT LAW AND CREDITORS The proceedings of the dece- dent from the probate of the dec.e- dent's estate in this state have been recognized by this Court on the 6th of April, 2012, all persons having claims against said Estate are here- by notified to have the same probat- ed, registered and allowed by the Clerk of said Court within ninety (90) clays from the date of the first publication hereof or the same will be forever barred. The the 13th day of April, 2012. /s/Susan M. Whittington SUSAN M. WHII-FINGTON /s/Traci Whittington Holland TRACI WHII-FINGTON HOLLAND /s/Dwayne Whittington DWAYNE WHITTINGTON /s/David Jason Whittington DAVID JASON WHITTINGTON /s/Martin Whittington MARTIN WHITTINGTON 5/I 7/3w IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF WILKINSON COUNTY STATE OF MISSISSIPPI IN THE MA'n'ER OF THE DETERMINATION OF HEIRS OF MOREA B. SANCHEZ-LANDRY, DECEASED NO. 2011-179 CHANCERY COURT SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION ON PETITION FOR DETERMINATION OF HEIRS AT LAW THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI: To: All unknown heirs at law of Morea B. Sanchez-Landry, claiming any legal or equitable interest in and to the Estate of Morea B. Sanchez-Landry, Deceased. You have been made respon- dents in the estate proceeding filed in this Court by Petition of Alfred Landry, Jr. seeking a determination of heirs at law of Morea B. Sanchez-Landry, Deceased. Re- spondents or defendants other than you in this action are the known and unknown heirs atlaw of Morea B. Sanchez-Landry. YOU ARE HEREBY SUM- MONED AND COMMANDED TO PERSONALLY APPEAR BEFORE THE CHANCERY COURT OF WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIP- PI AT THE WILKINSON COUNTY COURTHOUSE IN WOODVlLLE , MISSISSIPPI, ON THE 5th DAY OF JULY, 2012, AT 9:30 O' CLOCK A.M. TO DEFEND SAID SUIT AND SHOW CAUSE WHY THE RELIEF SOUGHT AND PRAYED FOR IN THE PETITION FOR DETERMINA- TION OF HEIRS AT LAW SHOULD NOT BE GRANTED, AND IN CASE OF YOUR FAILURE TO APPEAR AND DEFEND, A JUDGMENT WILL BE ENTERED AGAINST YOU FOR THEMONEY OR OTHER THINGS DEMANDED IN THE COMPLAINT OR PETITION. You are not required to file an answer or other pleadings but youmay do so if you desire. Issued under my hand and seal of said Court, this the 9th day of May, 2012. Thomas C. Tolliver, Jr. Chancery Clerk of Wilkinson County, Mississippi By:/s/Erica S. Jackson Deputy Clerk (Seal) .-. 5/17/3w IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI ESTATE OF HOWARD E. BUSCHMIHLE CAUSE NO. 2012085 NOTICE TO CREDITORS Letters Testamentary upon the McComb, MS I have qualified buyers looking for tracts of land and country homes with acreage in Wilkinson County. CALL ALAN 601 - 249- 8436 Estate of Howard E. Buschmihle, Deceased, having been granted and issued to the undersigned by the Chancery Court of Wilkinson County, Mississippi on the 9 of May, 2012, all persons having claims against said Estate are hereby noti- fied to have the same probated, registered and allowed by the Clerk of said Court within ninety (90) days from the date of first publication hereof or the same will be forever barred. This the 9 day of May, A. D., 2012. /s/Cathryn Jan Gibbs Cathryn Jan Gibbs, Executrix 5/17/4w INVITATION FOR BIDS FOREST PRODUCTS FOR SALE WILKINSON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NOTICE Sealed bids will be received by the Wilkinson County School Dis- trict, up to and no later than 4:00 p.m., June 13, 2012, for the right to cut and remove all timber, standing or down, marked or designated for that purpose on Section 19, Town- ship 4 North, Range 2 West, Wilkin- son County, Mississippi. Bids will be on a per ton basis for the following products: pine pulpwood, pine chip- n-sew and hardwood pulpwood. Before bids are submitted, full information concerning the material for sale, conditions of sale and sub- mission of bids should be obtained from the Mississippi Forester Com- mission Office, Natchez, Mississip- pi, phone number 601-442-0472. The right to reject any and all bids is reserved. 2/17/4w ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS THE TOWN OF WOODVILLE OWNER SEALED BIDS for the construc- tion of Waste Water System Im- provements will be received by The Town of Woodville at Town Hall, 510 Main Street, Woodville, MS until 11 :00 AM, Local time June 19, 20t2, at which time and place, the Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bidders must be qualified under Mississippi Laws and shall hold cur- rent+Certificates of Responsibility as issued by the Mississippi State Board of Public Contractors. The work shall consist of Waste Water System Improvements (SRF C28077-02) consisting of upgrading two existing pump stations and re- placing sand media in intermittent sand filters at the treatment facility along with associated appurte- nances. Copies of the Plans, Specifica- tions, and other Bidding Documents are on file and open to public in- spection at the office of the Engi- neer, Engineering Service, 198 Cleary Road, Richland, Mississippi, 39218 (Mailing Address: P. O. Box 180429, Richland, Mississippi 39218 Telephone: (601) 939-8737, MDEQ, 515 East Amite Street Jack- son, Mississippi, (601) 961-5135 (Milton Brumfield), and at Town Hall. A complete set of Bidding Doc- uments can be obtained from the Engineer upon payment of $150.00 which is non-refundable. The BID SCHEDULE may be examined at the following locations: A. Mississippi Procurement Technical Assistance Program (MP- TAP) Mississippi Development Authority, Minority & Small Business Development Woolfolk Building 501 North West Street Suite BOI Jackson, MS 39201 Contact: LaTisha Landing, 601-359-3448 B. South MS Contract Procurement Center 1636 Popps Ferry Road, Suite 203 Biloxi, MS 39532 Contact: Marcia McDowell, 228-396-1288 Minority and women's business enterprises are solicited to bid on this contract as prime contractors and are encouraged to make in- quiries regarding potential subcon- tracting opportunities and equip- ment, material and/or supply needs. Any contract or contracts awarded under this invitation for bids are expected to be funded in whole or in part by anticipated funds from the Water Pollution Con- trol Revolving Loan Fund (WPCRLF) loan program from the State of Mississippi. Neither the State of Mississippi, the Commis- sion on Environmental Quality nor any of their employees is or will be a party to this invitation for bids or any resulting or related contracts. This procurement will be subject to all applicable sections of the Missis- sippi Code of 1972, Annotated. Bid security in the form of a Bid Bond, certified check or cashier's check in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the Bid shall be fur- nished by each Bidder as required .Earn College Credit .Learn From Real Elected Officials .Sport Competition= .Talent Show .College & Military Info Day leodline F0r Registrdi0n A Extended! by the Contract Documents. The Town of Woodville reserves the rights to reject any and all Bids; to waive any and all informalities; to hold all Bids for examination for a period not to exceed sixty (60) days; and to award the Contract based on the lowest and best Bid within said sixty (60) day period un- less an extended period is mutually agreed upon between Owner and Bidder. 5/17/2w NOTICE TO SUPPLIERS OF COMMODITIES AS DEFINED IN SECTION 31-7-1 (E) OF MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, AS AMENDED Sealed bids will be received by the Board of Supervisors of Wilkin- son County, Mississippi, up to 10:00 o'clock A.M. on July 2, 2012 to fur- nish Wilkinson County, Mississippi each and every Supervisors Sepa- rate Road District therein, with the following: Commodities to include gaso- line products, tires, road building materials, asphalt, culverts, surfac- ing, stdping and all other road sup- plies and any and all goods covered by the definition of the term "com- modities" in the above referenced section. The bid solicited is for a period of time from July through December 2012. Bids may be hand delivered un- til the time indicated above, or mailed to: Wilkinson County Board of Supervisors P.O. Box 1284 Woodville, MS 39669 Attn: Consandra J. Christmas All items bid should be FOB Woodville, Mississippi. Bids will be opened at the Board of Supervisors Office on July 2, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. and accept- ed. Vendors may be present during opening. The Board reserves the right to reject any and all bids. Witness my signature this the 7th of May of A.D., 2012. /s/Congandra Johnson- Christmas Consandra Johnson-Christmas Wilkinson County Purchasing Clerk 5/17/2w IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI IN THE MATTER OF THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT AND ESTATE OF JESSE W. JEFFERSON, DECEASED CAUSE #2012-087 NOTICE TO CREDITORS WHEREAS, on the 11th day of May, 2012, in Cause No. 2012-087, Letters Testamentary on the Estate of Jesse W. Jefferson, deceased, were granted and issued out of the Chancery Court of Wilkinson Coun- ty, Mississippi, to the undersigned as Executor; NOW, THEREFORE, all per- sons having claims against the es- tate of said decedent are hereby notified and required to have the same probated, registered and al- lowed by the Clerk of the Chancery Court of Wilkinson County, Missis- sippi, within ninety (90) days after the date of the first publication of this notice, and all claims not so probated, registered and allowed within ninety (90) days will be forev- er barred. WITNESS my signature on this the 11th day of May, 2012. Darron T. Jefferson Executor of the Estate of Jesse W. Jefferson Gwin, Lewis, Punches & Kelley, LLP P.O. Box 1344 Natchez, MS 39121 Telephone 601-446-6621 Facsimile 601-442-6175 Solicitors for the Estate 5/24/3w IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI IN THE MATFER OF THE ESTATE OF JOHN E. POTTHARST, JR., DECEASED NO. 2012-078 NOTICE TO CREDITORS Letters of Administration, D.B.N.C.T.A having been granted on the 8th day of May, 2012, by the Chancery Court of Wilkinson Coun- ty, Mississippi, to the undersigned, upon the Last Will and Testament of JOHN E. POTTHARST, JR., De- ceased, 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, within ninety (90) days from the date of the first publication of this Notice, or they will be forever barred. This the 15th day of May, 2012. /s/Lynne Pottharst McMillan LYNNE POI-FHARST McMILLAN, Administratrix D.B.N.C.T.A. of the Estate of JOHN E. POI-rHARST, JR., Deceased Pamela Prather, MS Bar No. 4475 Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrre & Dengre L.L.P. P. O. Box 427 Jackson, MS 39205-0427 Phone: (601) 949-4900 Fax (601) 949-4804 5/24/3w NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE The Wilkinson County Board of Supervisors will accept bids to sell one (t) Caterpillar Dozer D6C, Seri- al No. 10K9603, with winch for cash. All bids must be received by 10:00 o'clock a.m., on June 4, 2012, in writing, and delivered to the Board Room or to the Chancery Clerk of the County before that time. No bid for less than $10,000.00 will be accepted. The equipment may be inspected by calling Jennings Nettles at 601-888- 5340, and is to be sold as is with no warranty. The County reserves the right to reject any and all bids. 5/24/2w The Woo, +e Republican, Thursday, May 24, 2012 Page 7 Maj e+-ity Vote... (Continued from Page 1, Darden said, "I came here a month and a half ago and talked to the beard about the high taxes we are being charged. I have found out that we are not being treat- ed equally with the seven people who sued the county a while back and won their lawsuit. If we can't be treat- ed like these people, we are ready to go to trial. This has been going on since back in 2007 or 2008, and our new five-year hunting leases term is coming up next year." Attorney Lewis replied, "Let me give you an option to taking this to trial. Your attorney and Wilkinson County Special Counsel Ron Senko can present the fact of the case in writing to a cir- cuit judge and let the judge rule on the facts of the case which are pretty clear that all plaintiffs against the county are in the same posi- tion. By taking this mute, it could lead to a quicker solu- tion ." Mr. Darden responded, "I will have my attorney con- tact you (Attorney Lewis)." Fifth District Supervisor Nettles reported that he had received $62,471 in U.S. Forestry funding to repair some three miles of the Tom Crum Read located in the Homochitto National Forest in his district. "The only problem is that the lone bid from Dickerson & Bowen came in at $83,471. What I propose is taking about $8,100 I have on hand from a read damage payment and also to sell a used bulldozer in order to make up this price differ- ence. I figure I will be within $3,000 of what I need. I will pay this difference out of my budget." Nettles made the motion to accept the Dickerson & Bowen bid and to be allowed to handle payment as ex- plained. Supervisor Jackson seconded the motion which passed by a 5-0 vote to pro- ceed with awarding the road repair contract. When asked about the status of the Lake Mary Spillway replacement proj- ect, Attorney Lewis report- ed, "As of Friday of last week all required signatures but one had been obtained. There is a landowner living in Texas who has not signed, but has agreed to do so. We should be good to go in a cou= ple of days on obtaining the required right of way and easement to get started on the project." Wilkinson County Assis- tant Engineer Philip Chaffin had photos of the spillway project site which showed Mississippi River water flowing up "The Narrows" and entering Lake Mary through the ruptured Sam Field Spillway water control structure. Work cannot be- gin on the project until the Mississippi River falls to such a level that the water recedes from the work site and the area lands dry out. Board Pres. Nettles an- nounced that he had ob- tained the services of Flow Control Service of Woodville Town Of Woodvllle Notice of Sale to replace a drain pipe com- ing from the basement of the Wilkinson County Court- house. "This drain pipe has been dogged for years and as a re- sult, a possible health prob- lem has developed in the courthouse basement," said Nettles. "Flow Control has replaced the pipe and bored under the brick sidewdlk to allow the water to drain away from the courthouse. This work was done at a cost of $1,900." Nettles continued, "I also have a quote from Wayne Ford to do work in the base- ment. He will tear up the current tile floor in the hall inside the south basement door and raise the level of the hall to prevent water from entering the building from under the door. This is an architectural flaw. Water rune under the door before it can get to the adjacent drain. This work will solve the problem. The quote for this work is $1,300Y Supervisor Bankston made a motion and Supervi- sor Hollins seconded the matter to approve the work at a total cost of $3,200. The vote was 5-0 to approve the action. As requested Chancery Clerk Thomas C. Tolliver, Jr., reported to the beard that Reed Herring of Herring Ap- praisal Service was still in- terested in selling the coun- ty computer equipment he owned and which was being used by county employees at a cost of $75,000 and to sell the new computer services, soiware and all licenses for $28,000 for a total offer of $103,ooo. No action was taken fol- lowing Mr. Tolliver's report. Attorney Lewis gave a re- port comparing the two bid offers for completing the county's re-districting using the 2010 census figures. The board originally con- tracted with D. L. Johnson Consulting, LLC, of Jackson to handle the work, but inac- tion on the project led to the supervisors voiding John- son's contract for non-per- formance. The two offers under con- sideration were from South- west Mississippi Planning and Development and from Holland and Rigby Political Redistricting Consulting of Madison. "Redistricting isn't just about drawing up a couple of maps, it includes a legal de- scription of all supervisor districts and those for the east and west justice court and constable districts. Holland & Rigby have done redistricting plans in the past for Adams, Amite, Claiborne and Walthall counties in this area of the state. rhe two are about the same in cost estimate at $20,000, but after closely ex- Sealed bids will be received by the Town of Woodville, Wilkinson County, Mississippi, in the Town Hall in Woodville up to 4:00 PM on Tues- day, June 5, 2012, for the sale of one 1974 Ford Tractor, diesel en- gine, standard transmission, as is. Minimum bid of $2,500.00. Tractor may be seen by contacting Donald Carter, street superintendent for the Town of Woodville. Bids may be hand delivered until time indicated above, or mailed to: Town of Woodville Attention: Cathy McCurley P. O. Box 605 Woodville, MS 39669 The Town of Woodville reserves the right to reject any and all bids. /s/Cathy McCurley Cathy McCurley Town Clerk 5/24/2w If you or a loved one suffered from any of these side effects from. Transvaginal Mesh hnpl,nts -Mesh Erosion - Bleeding- -Pain During Intercourse -Organ Perforation -Urinary Problems mad sufl'ered serious bleeding or resulted ill arl untinlely death  You may be entitled to money compensation. Please call today for a Free Case Evaluationf 00RS, N4ARS, P.A+ .Atro.reys ;lt .Lw 507-A Center Avenue Philadelphia, MS 39350 (Toll Free) 1-800-650-2152 OR DIRECT: 601-656-2152 Free BackR, round infornation available upon request to a Mississippi attorney. The listin of these areas of practice does not indicate any cerCitTcation of' expertise therein. amining what the proposals contained, I fed that on pa- per the Holland & Rigby of- fer is the best," said Attorney Lewis. At this point Supervisor Banksten made the motion to award the contract to Hol- land & Rigby. Following a second by Supervisor Hollins, the matter was passed by a 5-0 vote. A short discussion fol- lowed relative to road use permits for oil and gas explo- ration companies, but no ac- tion was taken. Sheriff Reginald L. Jack- son made a presentation to the board about forming a Criminal Interdiction Pro- gram which would be head- ed by Deputy Chris James of his department. Sheriff Jackson said the multi-agency program will target narcotics, drug cases, serve warrants, etc. "I will be asking area town law enforcement agen- cies and the surrounding county sheriffs' departments of Adams, Amite, Franklin and Jefferson counties, and West Feliciana Parish, La., to join the program. We will need to have a formal inter- local agreement signed by all agencies involved," said Sheriff Jackson. He reported, "AS every- one knows, drug use is on the rise across the country and in this county. My de- partment has been making a number of drug arrests on our own, but we believe that this program will help give us a better ability to fight drugs and crime." Attorney Lewis was asked to look over the pro- gram and to study an inter- local agreement. No action was taken on a request for the county to ad- vertise on a map of Woodville and Wilkinson County. The advertisement was being offered for $750. Two closed door sessions concluded the meeting. In the first session the beard voted 5-0 to follow the recommendations of the Public Employee Retire- ment System relative to a retired of retirement fimding paid by two county elected officials -- Chancery Clerk Tolliver and Wilkinson County Circuit Clerk Lynn Delaney. The vote on the matter was 5-0. The second session in- valved a request by Sheriff Jackson to be allowed to hire four more jailers to man the new Wilkinson County Jail on U.S. Hwy. 61 South adjacent to the Wilkinson County Sheriff's Department. Sheriff Jackson said he will be out of compliance if this additional staff is not hired. The board unanimously approved the sheriff's re- quest. Lewis Insurance Agency, Inc. Serving Woodville and Wilkinson County Since 1920 Auto Home Mobile Homes Motorcycles * ATVs Motor Homes * Travel Trailers Churches * Commercial Property & Liability Annuities * Life * Health Andy J. Lewis- Agent 425 Depot Street, P.O. Box 696, Woodville, MS 39669 Call: 601-888-6151 PEOPLES BANK o b the Peoples Bank wants to keep you informed on important issues that affect you, our customer, and we will be offering an educational seminar about "Getting Credit and Building a Better Credit Score". The meeting will be held at the Wilkinson County Public Library on May 29, 2012 at 3:00 P.M. Please come and join us in this discussion! m00'May 27-June 2, 2012 Univ. Of Southern MS Hattiesburg, MS 601-352-4986 www.msboysstate.com Bude Meadville Gloster