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Attorney of Record:
Howard W. Britain
100 E. Ferguson
Ste 1016
Tyler, TX 75702
(903) 593-7355


On the
5th day of October, 2015, CHARLES MELTON. filed an APPLICATION TO DETERMINE HEIRSHIP in a proceeding styled IN THE ESTATE OF LYNN ROSS MELTON, DECEASED, and bearing the number 40986P in the County Court of Smith County, Texas.

The Court will hear the aforesaid Application To Determine Heirship on the
Monday next after the expiration of ten (10) days from the date of publication of this citation, in the County Court Courtroom in the County Courthouse Annex of Smith County, in Tyler, Texas.

All persons interested in the aforesaid Estate are commanded to appear at or before the time set for said hearing by filing a written contest of answer to said Application.

Said written contest or answer shall be filed in the office of the County Clerk of Smith County, Texas in Tyler, Texas.

In compliance with the law, this citation shall be served by publication once in a newspaper of general circulation in this, the County in which such proceeding is pending, not less than ten (10) days before the return date hereof, exclusive of the day of publication, and the date of publication said newspaper bears shall be the day of publication.

If this citation is not served within ninety (90) days after the date of issuance, it shall be returned unserved.

Issued and given under my hand and seal of office, this
5th day of October, 2015, at the office in Tyler, Texas.

Karen Phillips,
County Clerk
Smith County, Texas

By: Amy Gilbreath,

As published in the Tyler Morning Telegraph.
Published: 10/9/2015
FHA # 4918725641 TS#13-12913-25 NOTICE OF DEFAULT AND FORECLOSURE SALE WHEREAS, on 12/15/2005, a certain (Deed of Trust) was executed by Regina W. Thompson, a femme sole, as Trustor, in favor of Financial Freedom Senior Funding Corporation, a subsidiary of IndyMac Bank, F.S.B., as Beneficiary, and Robert K. Fowler, as Trustee and was Recorded on 1/5/2006 as Clerks File No. 2006-R0000970, in the office of the Smith County, Texas Recorder, and WHEREAS, the Deed of Trust was insured by the UNITED STATES SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, (the Secretary) pursuant to the National Housing Act for the purpose of providing single family housing; and WHEREAS, the beneficial interest in the Deed of Trust is now owned by the Secretary, pursuant to an assignment recorded on 6/15/2012, as Clerk’s File No. 2012 00026845 in the office of the Smith County, Texas Recorder, and WHEREAS, a default has been made by reason of failure to pay all sums due under the Deed of Trust, pursuant to Paragraph 9 Subsection (i) of said deed of Trust and WHEREAS, by virtue of this default, the Secretary has declared the entire amount of the indebtedness secured by the Deed of Trust to be immediately due and payable, NOW THEREFORE, pursuant to power vesting in me by the Single Family Mortgage Foreclosure Act of 1994, 12 U.S.C. 3751 et seq., by 24 CFR part 27, subpart B, and by the Secretary’s designation of us as Foreclosure Commissioner” notice is hereby given that on 11/03/2015 at 10:00 AM local time, all real and personal property at or used in connection with following described premises (“Property”) will be sold at public auction to the highest bidder: Commonly known as: 2523 Mitchell Ave., Tyler, TX 75701 APN: 1-50000-0796-04-006000 More thoroughly described as: Lot No. 6, NCB 796-D, M.G. Mitchell Addition in the City of Tyler, Texas according to the plat of said Addition recorded in Volume 2, at page 322 of the Plat Records for Smith County, Texas. The sale will be held at the following location: THE PLACE OF SALE SHALL BE IN THE AREA DESIGNATED BY THE COMMISSIONERS COURT OF SUCH COUNTY PURSUANT TO 51.002 OF THE TEXAS PROPERTY CODE AS THE PLACE WHERE FORECLOSURE SALES ARE TO TAKE PLACE, (IF NO SUCH PLACE IS SO DESIGNATED, THE SALE SHALL BE IN THE AREA WHERE THIS NOTICE IS POSTED), IN THE CITY OF TYLER, SMITH COUNTY, TEXAS. Per The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development the estimated opening bid will be $123,670.76 There will be no pro-ration of taxes, rents or other income or liabilities, except that the purchaser will pay, at or before the closing, his prorate share of any real estate taxes that have been paid by the Secretary to the date of the foreclosure sale. When making a bid, all bidders except the Secretary must submit a deposit totaling ten percent (10%) of the Secretary’s estimated bid amount, in the form of a cashier’s check made payable to the Foreclosure Commissioner Cimarron Trustee Services. Each oral bid need not be accompanied by a deposit. If the successful bid is an oral, a deposit of $12, 367.08 must be presented before the bidding is closed. The deposit is nonrefundable. The remainder of the purchase price must be delivered within 30 days of the sale or at such time as the Secretary may determine for good cause shown, time being of the essence. This amount, like the bid deposits, must be delivered in the form of a cashier’s or certified check. If the Secretary is the high bidder, he need not pay the bid amount in cash. The successful bidder will pay all conveyancing fees, all real estate and other taxes that are due on or after the delivery of the remainder of the payment and all other costs associated with the transfer of title. At the conclusion of the sale, the deposits of the unsuccessful bidders will be returned to them. The Secretary may grant an extension of time with which to deliver the remainder of the payment. All extensions will be fore 9-day increments for a fee of $600.00 paid in advance. The extension fee shall be in the form of certified or cashier’s check made payable to the commissioner. If the high bidder closed the sale prior to the expiration period, the unused portion of the extension fee shall be applied toward the amount due. If the high bidder is unable to close the sale within the required period, or within any extensions of time granted by the Secretary, the high bidder may be required to forfeit the cash deposit or, at the election of the Foreclosure Commissioner after consultation with the HUD Field Office representative, will be liable to HUD for any costs incurred as a result of such failure. The Commissioner may, at the direction of HUD Field Office Representative, offer the property to the second highest bidder to an amount equal to the highest price offered by that bidder. There is no right of redemption, or right of possession based upon a right of redemption, in the mortgagor or others subsequent to a foreclosure completed pursuant to the Act. Therefore, the Foreclosure Commissioner will issue a Deed to the purchaser(s) upon receipt of the entire purchase price in accordance with the terms of the sale as proved herein HUD does not guarantee that the property will be vacant. The amount that must be paid by the Mortgagor, to stop the sale prior to the scheduled sale date is $123,495.76 as of 11/02/2015, PLUS all other amounts that are due under the mortgage agreement. Plus advertising costs and postage expenses incurred in giving notice, mileage by the most reasonable road distance for posting notices and for the Foreclosure Commissioner’s attendance at the sale, reasonable and customary costs incurred for title and lien record searches, the necessary out-of-pocket costs incurred by the Foreclosure Commissioner for recording documents. Plus a commission for the Foreclosure commissioner and all other costs incurred in the connection with the foreclosure prior to reinstatement. Date: September 25, 2015 FORECLOSURE COMMISSIONER: CIMARRON SERVICE CORP, of NEVADA 425 Mechem Drive Ruidoso, NM 88345 Telephone No. (575) 808-8394 Facsimile No. (575) 808-8397 CATHEY E. LATNER, Vice President
As published in the Tyler Morning Telegraph.
Published: 10/9/2015
Notice of General Election

(Aviso de Eleccion General)

To the registered voters of the County of Smith, Texas:
(a los votantes registrados del Condado de Smith, Texas)
Notice is hereby given that he polling places listed below will be open from 7:00am-7:00pm, November 3, 2015, for voting in a general election.
(Notifiquese, por las presente, que las casillas electorales sitados abajo se abriran desde las 7:00am-7:00pm, el 3 de noviembre de 2015 para votar en la Eleccion General)

Locations of Polling Places
(Direcciones de las Casillas Electorales)

Bell Elementary,1409 Hankerson St, Tyler
Rose Heights Church
of God
, 2120 Old Omen Rd, Tyler
St Louis Baptist Church
4000 Frankston Hwy, Tyler

Boulter Middle School
2926 Garden Valley Rd Tyler

Glass Recreation Center 501 W 32nd St, Tyler
Heritage Building,1900 W Bellwood Rd, Tyler
The HUB, 304 E.
Ferguson Ave, Tyler

Jones/Broshears Elementary, 3450 Chandler Hwy, Tyler
TJ Austin Elementary School, 1105 W Franklin St, Tyler
Bethel Bible Church, 17121 Hwy 69 S, Tyler
Broadway Church of Christ, 100 Cumberland Rd, Tyler
Noonday Community Center, 16662 CR 196, Tyler
Owens Elementary School, 11780 CR 168, Tyler
1st Church of the Nazarene, 3700 Old Bullard Rd, Tyler
Three Lakes Middle School, 2445 Three Lakes Pkwy, Tyler
Shiloh Pines Mobile Home Community, 2525 Shiloh Road, Tyler
Dover Baptist Church, 21166 FM 1995, Tyler
New Harmony Baptist Church, 10251 FM 724, Tyler
Old Tyler Airport,
150 Airport Dr, Tyler

Red Springs Fire

16759 FM 14, Tyler

Chapel Hill High School 13172 Hwy 64 E, Tyler
Jackson Elementary School,
16406 FM 2767, Tyler

Crossbrand Cowboy Church,
11915 FM 2015, Tyler

Apr 1st Baptist Church, 304 W Front, Arp
Bullard 1st Methodist Church, 204 Rather St, Bullard
Flint Baptist Church, 11131 FM 2968, Flint
Hide a way Member
Svc Building,

101 Hide A Way Lake Central, Hideaway

Lindale Public Library, 200 E Hubbard St,

Cameron Jarvis Library, 102 S Georgia St, Troup
Hillcreek Baptist Church 14749 Hwy 110 S, Whitehouse
Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, 10519
FM 344 E, Whitehouse

Whitehouse Municipal Court, 311 E Main St, Whitehouse
Starrville Church of the Living God, 18396 Hwy 271, Winona
Victor Kay Gymnasium, 605 Wildcat Dr, Winona

Early Voting by personal appearance will be conducted each weekday at: The HUB, 304 E. Ferguson St.
(La votacion adelantada en persona se llevara a cabo do lunes a viernes en: The HUB, 304 E. Ferguson St.

October 19-23
October 26-28
October 29-30

Applications for ballot by mail shall be mailed to:
(Las solicitudes para boletas que se votarian adelantada por correo deberian enviarse a)

Smith County Elections Department
Att: Joanna Stanfield
302 E. Ferguson St
Tyler, Tx. 75702

Applications for ballot by mail must be received no later than the close of business on:
(Las solicitudes para boletas que se votaran adelantada por correo deberian recibirse para el fin de las haras de negocio el)
October 23, 2015

Issued this the 1 day of October, 2015 (Emitada este dia 1 de October, 2015)
Karen Nelson
Smith County Elections Administrator

As published in the Tyler Morning Telegraph.
Published: 10/9/2015

Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of EMILY KAYE HAMPTON, Deceased, were issued on September 15, 2015, in Cause No. 40887,P, pending in the County Court of Smith County, Texas, to: BRUCE PETERSEN.

All persons having claims against this Estate which is currently being administered are required to present them to the undersigned within the time and in the manner prescribed by law.

5456 Adams Ave, #B
Austin, Texas 78756

As published in the Tyler Morning Telegraph.
Published: 10/9/2015
Public Auction, October 24, 2015 being held at A Star Self-Storage, 5935 County Road 219, Tyler, TX. 75707. The auction will begin at 9 am. Property being sold to satisfy Landlords Lien. Property will be sold to highest bidder for cash. Seller reserves right to not accept any bid and to withdraw property from sale. Property may be sold item-by-item, in batches, or by the space. Property being sold includes contents in Unit 213, tenant Wesley Crawford, 2308 Holley, Tyler, Tx. Contents of the unit includes furniture, clothes, and miscellaneous.
As published in the Tyler Morning Telegraph.
Published: 10/9/2015
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Published: 10/1/2015