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Marengo Nursing Home News Red Hat Society talks about Breast Cancer Awareness 4-H is back in Marengo County In observance of Breast Cancer Awareness month, the women of the Church of God Pentecostal (COGP) in Dixons Mills, spon- sored their annual walk-a-thon. This event was held at the Dixons Mills Community Park in Dixons Mills on Oct. 11, 2014. Men and women from various churches and com- munity organizations came out to support this endeavor. Mrs. Betty Dozier (RN), gave a presentation on breast cancer prevention. Mrs. Willie Nannette Pritchett gave a pres- entation and handouts with information con- ceming prevention and causes of cancer. We also had prizes for our participants as well as refreshments. All proceeds collected will be given to the American Cancer Society. Pictured are participants for this year's walk. Miss Central Alabama Model hilly Fest Pageant Miss Model America pres- Up ents Miss Central Alabama Tiny Miss through Princess Model Chilly Fest Pageant. The pageant will be held at Marengo Academy in Linderl on Hwy 43. The date is November 22, 2014 beginning at 3:00 pm for Tiny Miss through Princess and 6:00 pm for Pre-Teen through Miss. Deadline for entries is November 14, 2014. Registration will begin at 1:30 pm for the first pageant and 4:30 pm for the second pageant. Deby Andrus Photography will be present on the date of the pageant and will be offering picture pack- ages for your purchase. There will be a winner and 2 alternates for each division. Winners will receive a crown, a sash, a winner's trophy, and will have fees off to the Miss Model Alabama State pageant to be held in Cullman in the Summer of 2015. The 2 alter- nates for each division will receive a winner's trophy. Each participant will also reaeive a participation trophy: There will be many other awards and prizes. Divisions are as follows: Tiny Miss 0-23 mos.; Little Miss 2-4; Princess 5-8; Pre-Teen 9-11; Young Teen 12-14; Teen 15-18; Miss 19- Divisions will wear long or short dresses, sequins allowed. Little or no make-up. No flip- pers. If any of the rules for the division are not followed, you will be disqualified. Pre-Teen through Miss Divisions will wear evening dresses for the competition. Entry Fee is $35.00 made payable to The Quest Club of Linden Late Entry Fee after Nov. 14th is $45.00 (late applicants permissible, but will not be printed in pageant program). Most Photogenic Contest Revival services will be held at the Linden Presbyterian Church, Monday, Tuesday; and Wednesday; Nov. 10th, llth and 12th. Each service will start at 7:00 p.m. Reverend Micah Gandy will bring the message each (Optional)-$10.00 per picture or 3/$25.00 Photos must fit in our 8 1/2 x 11 sheer protector. Photos and fee must accompany entry form and entry fee. Please return your Entry Form with the $35.00 Entry Fee and Photos with fees for Most Photogenic Contest to: The Quest Club of Linden, c/o Dana Lane, 370 Stillwater Drive, Linden, A1. 36748, or you may prefer to deliver to Lane's Tire in Linden or Demopolis. For more details call Dana Lane at 334-341- 0403. night. Reverend Gandy, a dynam- ic speaker, grew up in this area and is presently the min- ister at First Baptist Church of Monroeville. Please make plans to attend. By Mary Alvis Mary Alvis. Wanda Sewell and Wanda Garner, activity and social service staff, attended the annual Activity and Social Service convention provided by The Alabama Nursing Home Association. The trio traveled to Birmingham on Wednesday, October 22. 2014. Educational sessions included "Common MDS Coding Issues" by Kathy Yosten, "Communication in Social Media" by John Maston, "Taking a Stand on Falls" by Melinda Jaeger and "Defensive Documentation" by Kenny Keith. Residents have been enjoy- ing Football Fridays initiated by Ronald Etheridge. Each week on Friday the group gathers in the main dining room for tailgate food, predic- tions, trivia and broadcast times for upcoming games. So far residents have enjoyed pigs in a blanket, chips and dip, rotel dip, chick- en tenders and mozzarella sticks. Thank you to Patricia Gaddy, Southern Care Hospice. for providing pop- corn and cookies this past Friday for our Football Friday. We are so thrilled that Maston Watson is such a great gardener. We are still enjoy- ing his zinnias. Thank you to First Baptist Lady's Group for donating hair supplies to our beauty shop. Thank you to Providence Baptist for hosting our October birthday party. Our church services for October have been provided by Linden Presbyterian. Thank you to Billy Boggs for being so faithful. Sunday school continues to be hosted by Linden Baptist Church. Thank you also to Joyce Barrineau for helping schedule the church services each month by all the local churches. Tuesday Bible study has been conducted each week by Diana Ford. We continue to have such a faithful group of ladies to join us each and every Monday for Bingo. Thank you also to those in the community that donate money to our bingo game in memory of our pre- cmus residents who have passed away. Have we mentioned the "Happy Travelers"? This is a fun group of ladies and gentle- men that visit us the second Thursday of every month to play an extra game of bingo for prizes. This groups pur- chases seasonal gifts and trav- els to us from Uniontown. Thanks so much folks! Residents continue to enjoy Red Hat Society each month. This month we focused on October being Breast Cancer Awareness month. Alison Glass spoke to the group about the importance of self-exams and to encourage our daugh- ters, granddaughters and even great granddaughters to do the same. John Scarbrough cooked "pink" cakes and cup- cakes to serve to the ladies. Ms. Pat Sammons makes this event special each and every month. Thank you Ms. Pat. Marengo Nursing Home invites you to bring your little ghost, goblin, princesses and cowboys to trick or treat at the facility on Friday, October 31, 2014 from 5:30PM to 7:00PM. Residents will be in the main dining room to share goodies to children under the age of 12. Two Rivers Art council brings Fine Arts concerL to Demopolis Join the Two Rivers Arts Council on Thursday, November 6 as they present a concert by the Alabama School of Fine Arts at 6:30 p.m. at the Demopolis High School Auditorium. Students from the Alabama School of Fine Arts are musi- cally shaking things up with a pops concert which will fea- ture muslc by The Beatles, The Eagles. Led Zeppelin, music from the Motown era, as well as classical music. The performance will showcase the versatility of the orchestra and jazz ensemble. This con- cert is guaranteed to be a unique and inspiring experi- ence for all ages. A public school with the entire state as its district, Alabama School of Fine Arts (ASFA) admits students through application and audi- tion, providing tuition-free instruction in six specialty areas: creative writing, dance, math & science, music, the- atre, visual arts, plus a full col- lege preparatory curriculum. Located in the heart of Birmingham's downtown Cultural District, ASFA pro- vides a dormitory for students living beyond commuting dis- tance to cam-pus. Tickets are $10 for adults and can be purchased at the door. There is no charge for students and members of the Two Rivers Arts Council. For more information contact Morgan at 334.289.1595. Alabama 4-H has recently been energized by new ideas coming from our state office. In Marengo County we have a new 4-H Regional Agent, Beth Yates. and our Marengo County 4-H Agent Assistant Lucinda Mason leading the way to a new and better 4-H 4-H is for youth 9-19. First. every 5th and 6th grade student in every school in Marengo County has a 4-H club to be a part of. We will also have two clubs in high schools this year. Next year we plan to add more. but you have to start with baby steps. We have a very large home school club, the Marengo Rangers which serves our home schooled children. We will start a shooting sports club with both competi- tion BB guns and archery components soon. If your child is interested, call 334 295-5959 to sign up. We will have SAFE certified instruc- tors and provide all equip- ment. Later 22 rifles may be added. These clubs will meet at our office building at 2400 E. Coats Ave. in Linden. On November 1, we will host an Extension Youth Livestock Education Event from 10:00-12:00 at the Marengo County Extension Office at 2400 E. Coats Avenue in Linden. There are myriad opportunities for youth in livestock areas of 4- H. Included will be informa- tion on horse judging, live- stock judging, meat judging, the livestock quiz bowl, Chick Chain and Pig Squeal, dairy judging and quiz bowl, ranch management contest, and many others. If you are interested in any type of livestock club. please come. To RSVP for lunch (provided free) call Beth Yates at 334 295-5959 or on her cell at 334 750-4964. Chick Chain is a fairly new 4-H competition designed to teach 4-H members recom- mended management prac- tices for growing and manag- ing chickens. Again contact Beth Yates for more informa- tion or come to the Livestock Education event on November 1. Youth 9-19 may register to become a 4-H member online. Go to www.aces.edu web site and then click on 4-H and Youth Development at the top of the screen. This will take you to a home screen for 4-H. Find 4-H online, click on the icon. and follow the directions on the screen. Demopolis Academy Class Reunion, Oct, 3 Attention all graduates of Demopolis High School and Demopolis Academy, the classes of 1970-1980 will be celebrating our reunion start- ing with a mixer at the Cellar, located in the Demopolis Inn. on Oct., 31 at 6:30 PM. On Nov., 01 2014 we will be cel- ebrating at the Demopolis Civic Center. the Doors Open at 7:00 PM and the music will be provided by Heart Attack of Demopolis. The admission price is $50.00 per person $100.00 per couple. For more details visit our Webpage www.70sdhsand- dareunion.myevent.com. We are looking forward to seeing you all there, make sure to put on your dancing shoes and have a great time catching up with old friends and class- mates, see you there! ! ! ! ! All Real Estate Advertisements submitted for Publication are, by submission, the Sole Responsibility of the Realtor/Seller to be in compli- ance with all Equal Housing Opportunity Laws, guaranteeing this newspaper shall be held harmless and said agent shall bear all costs of any litigation involving this newspaper and/or members of its staff, ww0. IlmlwJ m, iHB'l~,m~ WEEKLY CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING RATES First Week - 40 per word / Consecutive Subsequent Weeks - 25 per word Weekly Minimum Per Ad - $5.00 Garage / Yard Sale Ads - $5.00 (20 words or less, to be paid when ad is placed) All Ad Copy must be submitted by Noon on Monday of the week ad is to run. Legals MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage executed by Ronald R. Bright, a BRANCES, AND EXCEPTIONS REFLECTED IN THE MORT- GAGE AND THOSE CON- TAINED IN THE RECORDS OF THE OFFICE OF THE JUDGE OF PROBATE OF THE COUN- TY WHERE THE ABOVE- DESCRIBED PROPERTY IS SITUATED. THIS PROPERTY WILL BE SOLD WITHOUT single man, originally in favor of ' WARRANTY OR RECOURSE, Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., acting solely as nominee for ARK-LA- TEX Financial Serivces, LLC DBA Benchmark Mortgage, on the 24th day of July, 2006, said mort- gage recorded in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Marengo County, Alabama, in Book 568 Page 861; the undersigned Bank of America, N.A., as Mortgagee/Transferee, under and 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. This sale is made for the pur- pose of paying the indebtedness secured by said mortgage, as well as the expenses of foreclosure. The Mortgagee/Transferee by virtue of the power of sale con- reserves the right to bid for and tained in said mortgage, will sell .. purchase the real estate and to at public outcry to the highest bid- credit its purchase price against d~r for cash, in front of the main entrance of the Courthouse at Linden, Marengo County, Alabama, on January 6, 2015, during the legal hours of sale, all ot~ its right, tire, and interest in and to the following described real estate, situated in Marengo County, Alabama, to-wit: Lots 28, 29, and 30, in Block 9, of the E W Glass Subdivision in Town of Linden, Alabama, according to the map or survey of made by Joel D. Jones CE for E W Glass of Blocks 7-8-9 and 10 of the Coats Addition to the Town ~f Linden, Alabama, which said map of E W Glass Subdivision is recorded in Deed Book 3-G page 478-9 in Probate Office of Marengo County, Alabama. Being situated in Marengo County, Alabama. Property street address for informational purposes: 410 West 8th Avenue, Linden, AL 36748 the expenses of sale and the indebtedness secured by the real estate. This sale is subject' to post- ponement or cancellation. Bank of America, N.A., Mortgagee/Transferee Andy Saag SIROTE & PERMUTT, P.C. P. O. Box 55727 Birmingham, AL 35255-5727 Attorney for Mortgagee/Transferee www.sirote.com/foreclosures 271279 10-30-3tc In the Probate Court of Marengo County, Alabama MATTIE CARTER RICHARDS, (a/k/a Mattie C. Richards Herd), Plaintiff, Vs. The East 1/2 of the Southeast 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of ?THIS PROPERTY wiLL BE Section 17, Township 15 North, SOLD ON AN "AS IS, WHERE Range 2 East, Marengo County, iS'" BASIS, SUBJECT TO ANY, Alabama, Marengo County Parcel EASEMENTS, ENCUM- ID #48-17-04-17-0-000-021.000 and DORETHA MASSEY COHILL, Defendant. NOTICE TO: Doretha Massey Cohill A hearing has been set in this cause for the 9th day of December, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at the Marengo County Probate Court. You are hereby notified of said hearing and afforded the opportunity to address disposition of your interest in the real proper- ty made the subject matter of this ligation. DONE THIS, the 27th day of October, 2014. LAURIE S HALL LAURIE SHOULTZ HALL MARENGO COUNTY PRO- BATE JUDGE 10-30-4tc Notice to Contractors Federal Aid Project No. STPAA-HSIP-0010(537) Marengo 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 November 07, 2014 and at that time publicly opened for constructing the Safety Widening, Resurfacing, and Traffic Stripe on SR-10 from just east of SR-13 (US-43) (MP 45.681) to just east of SR-25 (MP 53.485). Length 7.804 mi. The total amount of uncom- pleted work under contract to a contractor must not exceed the amount of his or her qualification certificate. The Entire Project Shall Be Completed In Fifty-five (55) Working Days. A 4% DBE Contract Obligation Is Required. A Bidding Proposal may be purchased for $5.00. Plans may be purchased for $6.00 per set. Plans and Proposals are available at the Alabama Department of Transportation. 1409 Coliseum Boulevard. Room E-108. Montgomery, AL 36 ll0. 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 specifi- cations. 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 $10.000.001 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 $1,633,258 To $1.996.205. The proposed work shall be performed in conformity with the roles 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 Transportatmn. 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 origi- nal proposal furnished him or her by the Alabama Departmem 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, nondis- crimination in federally-assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such act, hereby notifies all bid- ders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertise- ment, minority business enterpris- es will be afforded full opportuni- ty to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be dis- criminated 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 10-23-3tc Notice to Contractors Federal Aid Project No. STPAA.HSIP-0069(545) MARENGO 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 November 07, 2014 and at that time publicly opened for constructing the Safety Widening, Resurfacing, and Traffic Stripe on SR-69 from the Horse Creek Bridge to south of the intersection of SR-10 (MP 54.445). Length 5.815 mi.: The total amount of Uncom- pleted work under contract to a contractor must not exceed the amount of his or her qualification certificate. The Entire Project Shall Be Completed In Forty-five (45) Working Days. A 3% DBE Contract Obligation Is Required. A Bidding Proposal may be purchased for $5.00. Plans may be purchased for $6.00 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 specifi- cations. 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 $10,000.00) 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 $1,113,465 To $1,360,902. The proposed work shall be performed in conformity with the roles and regulations for carrying out the Federal Highway Act. Plans anti Specifications are on file in Koom E-108 of the Alabama Department of Transportation at Montgomery, Alabama 36110. In accordance with the roles 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 ongi- nal 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. nondis- crimination in federally-assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant m such act. hereby notifies all bid- ders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertise- ment. minority business enterpris- es will be afforded full opportuni- ty to submit bids in response m this invitation and will not be dis- criminated against on the grounds of race. color, religion, sex. or national ongin m consideration for an award. The right to reject any or all bids is reserved. JOHN R. COOPER Transportation Director 10-23-3tc In the Probate Court of Marengo County, Alabama In Re: The Estate of: Andrew Lee Thrash, Deceased Case No: 14-073 NOTICE TO CREDITORS TAKE NOTICE that Letters of Administration having been granted to Edna R. Thrash. Administratrix of the Estate of Andrew Lee Thrash, deceased, on the 14th day of October. 2014 by the Honorable Laurie Shoultz Hall. Judge of Probate. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that all persons having claims against said Estate are hereby required to present the same with- in the time allowed by law or the same will be forever barred. Edna R. Thrash. Administratrix Carolyn Gaines-Vamer Attorney for Petitioner P. O. Box 1290 Selma, A1. 36701 I0-23-3tc State of Alabama, Marengo County, Probate Court In the Matter of the Estate of Beulah D. Smith, Deceased, Dot Duke Holt as Executrix. Case No. 14-079 TO: Betty Jean Duke. Mike Duke, Johnny Duke. the Heirs and Beneficiaries of the Estate Of Frances Shaw, Deceased. John Cecil King, Jr., James Littleton. Tammy Calliocott, Angel Duke. Jeremy Duke. Jonathan Duke. Justin Duke to whom it may con- cern and all other interested per- sons and parties. WHEREAS. Dot Duke Holt filed her Petition for the Probate of the Last Will and Testament of Beulah D. Smith. Deceased. on October 13. 2014. requesting a hearing concerning its Petition for Probate of the Last Will and Testament of Beulah D. Smith. her appointment as Executrix thereunder and other matters described in said Petition. WHEREUPON. it is ordered that the 25th day of November. 2014. at 11:00 o'clock A.M. be appointed as the date and time on which to hear the said Petition of Dot Duke Holt as Petiti~er afore.said, in the chambers 0gthe Honorable Laurie Shoultz Hall. Judge of the Probate Coutt~for