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MORTGAGE
FORECLOSURE SALE
Default having been made in the
payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage executed by Gregory T. Ward, a
married man, originally in favor of
Mortgage Electronic Registration
Systems, Inc. as nominee for Finance America, LLC, on the 24th
day of September, 2004, said mortgage recorded in the Office of the
Judge of Probate of Clarke County,
Alabama, in DMM Book 1260,
Page 205; the undersigned
Deutsche Bank National Trust
Company, as Trustee for Finance
America Mortgage Loan Trust
2004-3 Asset Backed Certificates,
Series 2004-3, as
Mortgagee/Transferee, under and
by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, will sell at
public outcry to the highest bidder
for cash, in front of the main entrance of the Courthouse at Grove
Hill, Clarke County, Alabama, on
September 30, 2016, during the
legal hours of sale, all of its right,
title, and interest in and to the following described real estate, situated in Clarke County, Alabama,
to-wit:
West one-half of the Southeast
Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of
Southeast Quarter, Section 22,
Township 8 North, Range 3 East,
containing five (5) acres, more or
less.
Property street address for informational purposes: 761 Piney
Woods Road, Grove Hill, AL 36451
THIS PROPERTY WILL BE
SOLD ON AN “AS IS, WHERE IS”
BASIS, SUBJECT TO ANY EASEMENTS, ENCUMBRANCES, AND
EXCEPTIONS REFLECTED IN
THE MORTGAGE AND THOSE
CONTAINED IN THE RECORDS
OF THE OFFICE OF THE JUDGE
OF PROBATE OF THE COUNTY
WHERE THE ABOVE-DESCRIBED PROPERTY IS SITUATED. THIS PROPERTY WILL BE
SOLD WITHOUT WARRANTY OR
RECOURSE, EXPRESSED OR
IMPLIED AS TO TITLE, USE
AND/OR ENJOYMENT AND WILL
BE SOLD SUBJECT TO THE
RIGHT OF REDEMPTION OF ALL
PARTIES ENTITLED THERETO.
Alabama law gives some persons who have an interest in property the right to redeem the property
under certain circumstances. Programs may also exist that help persons avoid or delay the foreclosure
process. An attorney should be consulted to help you understand these
rights and programs as a part of the
foreclosure process.
This sale is made for the purpose
of paying the indebtedness secured
by said mortgage, as well as the expenses of foreclosure.
The successful bidder must tender a non-refundable deposit of
Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00)
in certified funds made payable to
Sirote & Permutt, P.C. at the time
and place of the sale. The balance
of the purchase price must be paid
in certified funds by noon the next
business day at the Law Office of
Sirote & Permutt, P.C. at the address indicated below. Sirote & Permutt, P.C. reserves the right to
award the bid to the next highest
bidder should the highest bidder fail
to timely tender the total amount
due.
The Mortgagee/Transferee reserves the right to bid for and purchase the real estate and to credit
its purchase price against the expenses of sale and the indebtedness secured by the real estate.
This sale is subject to postponement or cancellation.
Deutsche Bank National Trust
Company, as Trustee for
Finance America Mortgage Loan
Trust 2004-3 Asset Backed Certificates, Series 2004-3,
Mortgagee/Transferee
Pam King
SIROTE & PERMUTT, P.C.
P. O. Box 55727
Birmingham, AL 35255-5727
Attorney for Mortgagee/Transferee
www.sirote.com/foreclosures
258734
30-(526)-3tc

MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE
NOTICE
Default having been made in the
terms of that certain Mortgage, executed on the 12/24/2008, by
William Glover, Jr. and wife, Lucinda Glover, as Mortgagor, to
Mortgage Electronic Registration
Systems, Inc. as nominee for
Taylor, Bean & Whitaker Mortgage Corp as Mortgagee, which
said Mortgage is recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate, Clarke
County, Alabama, in Book 1345,
Page 152 on 1/5/2009, and subsequently transferred to Carrington
Mortgage Services, LLC and default having continued under the
terms of said Mortgage, and by
virtue of Alabama Code Section 35-
10-3 and 35-10-2, the following described real property will be sold at
public outcry, for cash, to the highest bidder, in front of the Courthouse door of said County, during
the legal hours of sale, on
09/13/2016.
Lot 15 and 16 of the Ott Subdivision, Thomasville, Alabama, as

shown by plat of said subdivision recorded in Probate Office,
Clarke County, Alabama, in book
5, Page 23.
Subject to all easements, restrictions and reservations appearing of
record. Said sale will also be made
subject to any Federal Tax Liens
and/or Special Assessments of any
nature, if any, which might adversely affect the title to the property. Alabama law gives some persons
who have an interest in property the
right to redeem the property under
certain circumstances. Programs
may also exist that help persons
avoid or delay the foreclosure
process. An attorney should be consulted to help you understand these
rights and programs as a part of the
foreclosure process.
The property is being sold “as is,
where is”. Said property is sold
without warranty or recourse, expressed or implied as to title, use or
enjoyment.
This sale is made for the purpose
of paying the indebtedness secured
by said mortgage, as well as the expenses of foreclosure.
KENT D. MCPHAIL
DUMAS & MCPHAIL, LLC
Attorney for Mortgage Holder
126 Government Street
Mobile, AL 36602
251-438-2333
Please publish this on
08/11/2016, 08/18/2016, and
08/25/2016.
30-(325)-3tc

Notice to Contractors Federal
Aid Project No.
STPNU-1316(250) CLARKE
COUNTY, Alabama
Sealed bids will be received by
the Director of Transportation at the
office of the Alabama Department
of Transportation, Montgomery, Alabama until 10:00 AM on August
26, 2016 and at that time publicly
opened for constructing the Resurfacing and Traffic Stripe on CR-19
(Allen Walker Road) from the junction of CR-10 (Walker Springs
Road) to the junction of CR-29
(Allen Road) south of Grove Hill.
Length 7.145 mi.
The total amount of uncompleted
work under contract to a contractor
must not exceed the amount of his
or her qualification certificate.
The Entire Project Shall Be Completed In Thirty (30) Working Days.
A 3% DBE Contract Obligation Is
Required.
A Bidding Proposal may be purchased for $5.00. Plans may be
purchased for $3.00 per set. Plans
and Proposals are available at the
Alabama Department of Transportation, 1409 Coliseum Boulevard, Room E-108, Montgomery, AL
36110. Checks should be made
payable to the Alabama Department of Transportation. Plans and
Proposals will be mailed only upon
receipt of remittance. No refunds
will be made.
Minimum wage rates for this project have been pre-determined by
the Secretary of Labor and are set
forth in the advertised specifications. This project is subject to the
contract work hours and Safety
Standards Act and its implementing
regulations.
Cashier’s check or bid bond for
5% of bid (maximum - $50,000.00)
made payable to the Alabama Department of Transportation must accompany each bid as evidence of
good faith.
The bracket range is shown only
to provide general financial information to contractors and bonding
companies concerning the project’s
complexity and size. This Bracket
should not be used in preparing a
bid, nor will this bracket have any
bearing on the decision to award
this contract.
The Bracket Estimate On This
Project Is From $861,588 To
$1,053,052 .
The proposed work shall be performed in conformity with the rules
and regulations for carrying out the
Federal Highway Act.
Plans and Specifications are on
file in Room E-108 of the Alabama
Department of Transportation at
Montgomery, Alabama 36110.
In accordance with the rules and
regulations of The Alabama Department of Transportation, proposals will be issued only to
prequalified contractors or their authorized representatives, upon requests that are received before 10
AM., on the day previous to the day
of opening of bids.
The bidder’s proposal must be
submitted on the complete original
proposal furnished him or her by
the Alabama Department of Transportation. The Alabama Department of
Transportation, in accordance with
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of
1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C.
2000D TO 2000D-4 and Title 49
code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle
A, Office of The Secretary, Part 21,
nondiscrimination in federally-assisted programs of the Department
of Transportation issued pursuant
to such act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure
that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, minority

business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids
in response to this invitation and will
not be discriminated against on the
grounds of race, color, religion, sex,
or national origin in consideration
for an award.
The right to reject any or all bids
is reserved.
JOHN R. COOPER
Transportation Director
30-(540)-3tc

PUBLIC NOTICE
The Zoning Board of Adjustment
of the Town of Grove Hill, Alabama,
will conduct a public hearing on
Thursday, September 15, 2016, at
5:30 p.m. at the Town Hall, 111
South Church Street. The purpose
of the hearing is to consider the appeal of James Van Dee, who lives
at 200 4th Avenue, to allow him to
conduct a home occupation in an
R-1 Residential district pursuant to
the provisions of the Zoning Ordinance of said town.
Those who wish to speak in favor
of, or in opposition to, the request
will have the opportunity to do so.
31-(100)-2tc

LEGAL NOTICE
Pruitt’s Self-Storage, 212 N. Church
Street, Grove Hill, AL, 251-275-
7904 (Cell 251-387-0909), hereby
gives notice that household goods
and personal items in Unit 23, Leon
Reed, 7721 Randwick Rd., Pensacola, Fla., 32514 will be sold by
public sale on 8-27-16.
31-(44)-2tc

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF CLARKE COUNTY,
ALABAMA
MERCHANTS BANK,
a corporation,
Plaintiff,
VS.
Any and all persons, partnerships, corporations, or any
other entity who may claim any
right, title or interest in and to
the following described lands in
Clarke County, Alabama, to-wit:
Commence at a previously set
½” capped iron at the East
Right of Way (20’ from center) of
Portis Avenue and the South
Right of Way (20’ from center) of
West Cedar Street; thence N 70
degrees 13’ 02” E, a distance of
111.59’ to a chain link fence
post on the North Right of Way
of West Cedar Street and the
Point of Beginning; thence,
along North R/W of West Cedar
Street S 89 degrees 15’08” E, a
distance of 202.69’ to a found 1
1/4” pipe on the North edge of a
concrete sidewalk; thence leaving R/W, N 00 degrees 55’53” W,
a distance of 204.78’ to a found
1 1/4” pipe; thence N 89 degrees 42’29” W, a distance of
201.78’ to a found 1” iron shaft
that is 1.2’ North of the end of a
chain link fence; thence, along
chain link fence, S 00 degrees
37’50” E, a distance of 203.15’
to the point of beginning. Contains 0.95 acres more or less
and is in the NW ¼ of Section 5,
T6N-R2E, in The Town of Jackson and Clarke County, Al.
Defendants.
CIVIL ACTION NO: CV-2016-
900098
ORDER OF PUBLICATION
It being made to appear in the
above cause from the complaint
that the names and whereabouts of
the Defendants are unknown at the
present time, after Plaintiff has
made a diligent search and inquiry
as to the same and it is now ordered that the said Defendants appear in this Court and answer,
plead, or demur to the Bill of Complaint in this cause before the 7th
day of November, 2016, or thereafter, they having failed to do so at
the expiration of thirty (30) days
from said date, a default be taken
against them; and it is further ordered that the Clerk of this Court
have this order published with as little delay as may be in the Clarke
County Democrat, a newspaper
published in Clarke County, Alabama, once a week for four (4) consecutive weeks, and further that
within twenty (20) days from the
making of this Order, he post a copy
of this order at the door of the
Courthouse of this County.
ORDERED, this the 9th day of August, 2016.
GAINES McCORQUODALE
CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE
31-(418)-4tc

MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE
SALE
Default having been made in the
payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage executed on April 18, 2014 by
Thomas D Squires and Carla M
Squires, originally in favor of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for
Merchants Bank, and recorded in
DMM Book 1436 at Page 798 on
April 18, 2014, in the Office of the
Judge of Probate of Clarke County,
Alabama, and secured indebtedness having been transferred or assigned to JPMorgan Chase Bank,
National Association as reflected by
instrument recorded in DMM Book
1461, Page 105 of the same Office.
Shapiro and Ingle, L.L.P., as counsel for Mortgagee or Transferee and
under and by virtue of power of sale
contained in the said mortgage will,
on September 22, 2016, sell at public outcry to the highest bidder in
front of the main entrance of the
Clarke County, Alabama, Courthouse

in the City of Grove Hill, during the legal hours of sale, the following real estate situated in Clarke
County, Alabama, to wit:
The North one-half of the following described real property, beginning at the Southeast corner of the
SW1/4 of the SE1/4 of Section 13,
Township 6 North, Range 2 East;
thence North 1365 feet to the east
margin of County Road 19, thence
in a southerly direction along the
east margin of said road 1220 feet
to the centerline of a public dirt road;
thence in a southerly direction along
the centerline of said dirt road 311.5
feet; thence East 448 feet to the
point of beginning.
For informational purposes only,
the property address is: 352 Evergreen Rd, Jackson, AL 36545.
Any property address provided
is not part of the legal description of the property sold herein
and in the event of any discrepancy, the legal description referenced herein shall control.
This sale is made for the purpose
of paying the indebtedness secured
by said mortgage, as well as the expenses of foreclosure. Furthermore, the property to be offered
pursuant to this notice of sale is
being offered for sale, transfer and
conveyance AS IS, WHERE IS.
Neither the mortgagee, nor the officers, directors, attorneys, employees, agents or authorized
representative of the mortgagee
make any representation or warranty relating to the title or any
physical, environmental, health or
safety conditions existing in, on, at
or relating to the property offered for
sale. Any and all responsibilities or
liabilities arising out of or in any way
relating to any such condition, including those suggested by Code
of Ala. (1975) § 35-4-271, expressly
are disclaimed. This sale is subject
to all prior liens and encumbrances
and unpaid taxes and assessments
including any transfer tax associated with the foreclosure. The successful bidder must tender a
non-refundable deposit of Five
Thousand Dollars and no/100
($5,000.00) in certified or cash
funds at the time and place of the
sale. The balance of the purchase
price must be paid in certified funds
by close of business on the next
business day thereafter at the Law
Office of Shapiro and Ingle, LLP at
the address indicated below.
Shapiro and Ingle, LLP reserves the
right to award the bid to the next
highest bidder, or to reschedule the
sale, should the highest bidder fail
to timely tender the total amount
due.
Alabama law gives some persons
who have an interest in property the
right to redeem the property under
certain circumstances. Programs
may also exist that help persons
avoid or delay the foreclosure
process. An attorney should be consulted to help you understand these
rights and programs as a part of the
foreclosure process.
JPMorgan Chase Bank, National
Association, and its successors
and assigns
Mortgagee or Transferee
SHAPIRO AND INGLE, LLP
10130 Perimeter Parkway,
Suite 400
Charlotte, NC 28216
704-333-8107/ 16-009433
Attorneys for Mortgagee or Transferee Clarke County Democrat - Run ad:
August 25, 2016 and September
1, 2016 and September 8, 2016
32-(645)-3tc

NOTICE BY
ADMINISTRATRIX
IN THE ESTATE OF
ROY LANKFORD,
DECEASED
CASE NO. PC-16-082
Letters of Administration of said
decedent having been granted to
the undersigned on the 12th day of
August, 2016, by the Honorable Valerie Bradford Davis, Judge of the
Probate Court, Clarke County, Alabama, Notice is hereby given that
all parties having claims against the
said estate must present the same
within the time required by law or
they will be barred.
Sharon Lankford
Administratrix
J. Glen Padgett
Attorney for Administratrix
16 W. Front Street
Thomasville, AL 36784
32-(90)-3tc

NOTICE TO
FILE CLAIMS
IN THE ESTATE OF
JAN WALSTON
AFFHOLTER,
DECEASED
CASE NO. PC-16-065
Letters Testamentary of said decedent having been granted to the undersigned on Aug. 18, 2016, by the
Honorable Valerie Bradford Davis,
Judge of the Probate Court of
Clarke County, Alabama, Notice is
hereby given that all parties having
claims against the said estate must
present the same within the time required by law or they will be barred.
Michelle Menz
Executrix
Attorney for Executrix
Jacqualyn S. Bradley
P.O. Box 912
Jackson, AL 36545
251-246-4556
32-(90)-3tc

NOTICE BY
EXECUTOR

IN THE ESTATE OF
GRACIE ALLEN
EDWARDS REID,
DECEASED
CASE NO. PC-16-086
Letters Testamentary of said decedent having been granted to the undersigned on Aug. 19, 2016, by the
Honorable Valerie Bradford Davis,
Judge of the Probate Court of
Clarke County, Alabama, Notice is
hereby given that all parties having
claims against the said estate must
present the same within the time required by law or they will be barred.
Napoleon Reid Jr.
Executor
Wyman O. Gilmore, Jr.
Attorney for Executor
P.O. Box 729
Grove Hill, AL 36451
251-275-3115
32-(92)-3tc

NOTICE BY
CO-EXECUTORS
IN THE ESTATE OF
ELLA AGNES
BRADFORD,
DECEASED
CASE NO. PC-16-085
Letters Testamentary of said decedent having been granted to the undersigned on Aug. 19, 2016, by the
Honorable Valerie Bradford Davis,
Judge of the Probate Court of
Clarke County, Alabama, Notice is
hereby given that all parties having
claims against said estate must
present the same within the time required by law or they will be barred.
Fred Bradford
Laura Bradford Cunningham
Dianne Bradford Chambers
Co-Executors
Bruce N. Wilson
Attorney for Co-Executors
P.O. Box 99
Grove Hill, AL 36451
32-(94)-3tc

NOTICE OF MEETING
The State Oil and Gas Board of
Alabama will hold its regular hearing at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 13, and Thursday,
September 15, 2016, in the Board
Room of the State Oil and Gas
Board, Walter B. Jones Hall, University of Alabama Campus, 420
Hackberry Lane, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, to consider among other
items the following petitions:

DOCKET NO. 9-13-16-04
Petition by VENTEX OPERATING CORP., a foreign corporation
authorized to do and doing business in the State of Alabama, requesting the State Oil and Gas
Board to enter an order force pooling, with the imposition of a risk
compensation penalty, all tracts and
interests in hydrocarbons produced
from the Tuscaloosa, Cotton Valley,
Smackover and Norphlet Formations from the proposed Craft-Dean

5-4 #1 Well to be drilled on a 40-
acre wildcat drilling unit drilling consisting of the Northwest Quarter of
the Northwest Quarter of Section 5,
Township 7 North, Range 5 East,
Clarke County, Alabama.
This Petition is in accordance with
Section 9-17-13 of the Code of Alabama (1975), as amended, and
Rule 400-7-2-.01 of the State Oil and Gas Board of Alabama Administrative Code.

DOCKET NO. 9-13-16-05
Petition by VENTEX OPERATING CORP., a foreign corporation,
authorized to do and doing business in the State of Alabama, requesting the State Oil and Gas
Board to enter an order approving
an exceptional non-governmental
40-acre wildcat drilling unit for the
Craft-Oswell 32-15 #1 Well consisting of the South Half of the Northwest Quarter of the Southeast
Quarter and the North Half of the
Southwest Quarter of the Southeast
Quarter of Section 32, Township 6
North, Range 5 East, Clarke
County, Alabama as an exception
to Rule 400-1-2-.02(2)(a) of the
State Oil and Gas Board of Alabama Administrative Code, which
provides that such wells be drilled
on units consisting of a governmental quarter-quarter section containing approximately 40 acres.
This petition is filed pursuant to
Section 9-17-1, et seq. of the Code of Alabama (1975), as amended.
The public is further advised that,
pursuant to this hearing, the applicable provisions of the Code of Alabama (1975), and the State Oil and Gas Board of Alabama Administrative Code, the Board will enter
such Order or Orders as in its judgment may be necessary in accordance with the evidence submitted
and accepted.
Hearings of the State Oil and Gas
Board are public hearings, and
members of the public are invited to
attend and present their position
concerning petitions. For additional
information, you may contact Marvin Rogers, General Counsel for the
State Oil and Gas Board, P.O. Box
869999, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
35486-6999, Telephone Number
(205) 247-3680, Fax Number (205)
349-2861, or by email at
mrogers@ogb.state.al.us. Requests to continue or oppose a petition should be received by the
Board at least two (2) days prior to
the hearing. The public should be
aware that a petition may be set for
hearing on the first day or second
day of the hearing or may be continued to another hearing at a later
date. We suggest that prior to the
hearing, interested parties contact
the Board to determine the status of
a particular petition.
32-(516)-1tc

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