NOTICE

The Franklin Parish Police Jury will be accepting quotes from December 4, 2019 up until 4:30 p.m., December 18, 2019 for repairs to the restrooms and pier at Turkey Creek Park. A specified list of the needed repairs may be obtained at the Police Jury Office located at 6558 Main Street Winnsboro, LA 71295 between 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday or by calling 318-435-9429.

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WHEREABOUTS NOTICE

Anyone knowing the whereabouts of the heirs of Derrick James Brooks, please contact the office of Michael E. Kramer, Attorney at Law, 6658 Kinloch Street, Winnsboro, Louisiana 71295, (318)435-7525. 12-4, 12-11 2tb

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BID NOTICE

The Franklin Parish School Board will be taking sealed bids for security systems with video surveillance and installation. A copy of specifications can be obtained at the Franklin Parish School Board Office. The deadline for submitting bids will be Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 1 p.m.

Bids will be opened on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 2 p.m. at the Franklin Parish School Board Office, 7293 Prairie Road, Winnsboro, LA 71295.

All bids must be sealed and clearly marked, SECURITY SYSTEM WITH VIDEO SURVEILLANCE AND INSTALLATION.

For additional information please contact Yvonne Blount at the Franklin Parish School Board Office, (318)435-9046.

The Franklin Parish School Board has the right to accept or reject any and all bids.

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PUBLIC NOTICE

 PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING THE BUDGETS OF THE FRANKLIN PARISH POLICE JURY

The Franklin Parish Police Jury will conduct a public hearing regarding the Amendment of the 2019 budget and to approve the 2020 budget on December 12th, 2019 at 5:00pm, in the Police Jury Meeting room located at 6558 Main Street, Winnsboro, LA. All interested citizens will have the opportunity to give written or oral comments.  The public is encouraged to attend.  A detailed description of the budget will be available for inspection at the Treasurer’s Office on December 16, 2019.

Sam Boyd, Secretary/Treasurer

Franklin Parish Police Jury

11/20,11/27,12/4

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PUBLIC NOTICE OF AMENDED BUDGET

LEGAL NOTICE

This is to certify that the Franklin Parish Assessor has complied with Louisiana Revised Statue 39:1306 relative to public participation in the Budget process for the Year Ending December 31, 2020.

Notice of availability for public inspection, publication of budget summary, and public hearing was held all in compliance with applicable statute.

Rod Elrod, Assessor

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STATE OF LOUISIANA * FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT * FRANKLIN PARISH

United States of America, Rural Development,

United States Department of Agriculture

V. DOCKET NO C-46622

Derrick James Brooks

Curator Michael E. Kramer

SHERIFF’S SALE

By virtue of a WRIT OF SEIZURE AND SALE, to me directed by the honorable Fifth District Court of Louisiana, in and for the Parish of Franklin, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the front door of the Courthouse, in the City of Winnsboro, Franklin Parish, Louisiana, on Wednesday the 8th day of January, 2020, at 10:00am within legal sale hours, the following described property, to-wit:

Lot 9, Block 4 of Smith Subdivision, Section 27, Township 14 North, Range 7 East, Franklin Parish, Louisiana.

Municipal Address of the above described property is: 2310 Gary Street, Winnsboro, LA 71295.

seized in the above styled suit. Terms of the sale, cash, with the benefit of appraisal. Letter of credit from financial institution stating availability of funds day of sale required for all purchases.

Kevin W. Cobb

Sheriff and Ex-Officio Tax Collector

Franklin Parish, Louisiana

Done in my office in the City of Winnsboro, Parish of Franklin, Fifth Judicial District, State of Louisiana on the 21st day of November, 2019.

By David Wm. Rigdon

Chief Civil Deputy

Franklin Parish, Louisiana

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STATE OF LOUISIANA * FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRTICT COURT * FRANKLIN PARISH

Pingora Loan Servicing, LLC

(Now New Residential Mortgage, LLC)

V. DOCKET NO C-46291

Travis Wade Newsom and

Megan Newsom

SHERIFF’S SALE

By virtue of a WRIT OF SEIZURE AND SALE, to me directed by the honorable Fifth District Court of Louisiana, in and for the Parish of Franklin, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the front door of the Courthouse, in the City of Winnsboro, Franklin Parish, Louisiana, on Wednesday the 8th day of January, 2020, at 10:00am, within legal sale hours, the following described property, to-wit:

E1/2 of E1/2 of NW1/4 of NE1/4, Section 23, Township 14 North, Rage 9 East

AND

N1/2 of NE1/4 of NE1/4, Section 23, Township 14 North, Range 9 East, subject to restriction, servitudes, rights-of-way and outstanding mineral rights of record affecting the property.

seized in the above styled suit. Terms of the sale, cash, with the benefit of appraisal. Letter of credit from financial institution stating availability of funds day of sale required for all purchases.

Kevin W. Cobb

Sheriff and Ex-Officio Tax Collector

Franklin Parish, Louisiana

Done in my office in the City of Winnsboro, Parish of Franklin, Fifth Judicial District, State of Louisiana on the 21st day of November, 2019.

By David Wm. Rigdon

Chief Civil Deputy

Franklin Parish, Louisiana

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STATE OF LOUISIANA * FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT * FRANKLIN PARISH

United States of America, Rural Development,

United States Department of Agriculture

V. DOCKET NO C-46562

Georgia L. Holland

SHERIFF’S SALE

By virtue of a WRIT OF SEIZURE AND SALE, to me directed by the honorable Fifth District Court of Louisiana, in and for the Parish of Franklin, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the front door of the Courthouse, in the City of Winnsboro, Franklin Parish, Louisiana, on Wednesday the 8th day of January, 2020, at 10:00am, within legal sale hours, the following described property, to-wit:

South 40 feet of Lot 16 and North 30 feet of Lot 17 of Block 1 of the First Addition to Owen Place Addition to the Town of Winnsboro, Franklin Parish, Louisiana.

Which has the address of 2804 Baldwin Drive, Winnsboro, LA 71295

seized in the above styled suit. Terms of the sale, cash, with the benefit of appraisal. Letter of credit from financial institution stating availability of funds day of sale required for all purchases.

Kevin W. Cobb

Sheriff and Ex-Officio Tax Collector

Franklin Parish, Louisiana

Done in my office in the City of Winnsboro, Parish of Franklin, Fifth Judicial District, State of Louisiana on the 21st day of November, 2019.

By David Wm. Rigdon

Chief Civil Deputy

Franklin Parish, Louisiana

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STATE OF LOUISIANA * FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT * FRANKLIN PARISH

United States of America, Rural Development,

United States Department of Agriculture

V. DOCKET NO C-46597

Tameaka Denise Cooks

SHERIFF’S SALE

By virtue of a WRIT OF SEIZURE AND SALE, to me directed by the honorable Fifth District Court of Louisiana, in and for the Parish of Franklin, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the front door of the Courthouse, in the City of Winnsboro, Franklin Parish, Louisiana, on Wednesday the 8th day of January, 2020, at 10:00am, within legal sale hours, the following described property, to-wit:

South 40’ of Lot 19 and North 25’ of Lot 21 of Block 3 of First Addition to Owen Place Addition, Franklin Parish, Louisiana, situated in Section 35, Township 14 North, Range 7 East, Land District North of Red River, Franklin Parish, Louisiana.

Said improvements bear the municipal number 2809 Baldwin Drive, Winnsboro, LA 71295.

seized in the above styled suit. Terms of the sale, cash, with the benefit of appraisal. Letter of credit from financial institution stating availability of funds day of sale required for all purchases.

Kevin W. Cobb

Sheriff and Ex-Officio Tax Collector

Franklin Parish, Louisiana

Done in my office in the City of Winnsboro, Parish of Franklin, Fifth Judicial District, State of Louisiana on the 21st day of November, 2019.

By David Wm. Rigdon

Chief Civil Deputy

Franklin Parish, Louisiana

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STATE OF LOUISIANA * FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT * FRANKLIN PARISH

Cheryl Anne Evans Williams

V. DOCKET NO C-44583C

Estate of Clyde Bruce Evans, Jr.

SHERIFF’S SALE

By virtue of a WRIT OF LICITATION, to me directed by the honorable Fifth District Court of Louisiana, in and for the Parish of Franklin, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the front door of the Courthouse, in the City of Winnsboro, Franklin Parish, Louisiana, on Wednesday the 8th day of January, 2020, within legal sale hours, the following described property, to-wit:

A certain lot or parcel of land described as BEGINNING at the NW Corner of the Southwest Quarter of Southwest Quarter (SW ¼ of SW ¼), Section 7, Township 12 North, Range 8 East, and run east along north side of said forty 420 feet; thence south 210 feet; thence west 420 feet; thence north 210 feet back to the Point of Beginning, containing two (2) acres, more or less, with all improvements thereon.

held in common between them, in the proportions as listed to-wit:

• Cheryl Anne Evans Williams 1/2

• Estate of Clyde Bruce Evans, Jr., 1/2

All cost of court incurred in connection with this Partition By Licitation shall be deducted and paid from the proceeds of the sale of this property. Four thousand and 00/XX dollars ($4,000.00) shall be deducted from defendant’s percentage and paid to Cheryl Anne Evans Williams for attorney’s fees.

seized in the above styled suit. Terms of the sale, cash, without the benefit of appraisal. Letter of credit from financial institution stating availability of funds day of sale required for all purchases.

Kevin W. Cobb

Sheriff and Ex-Officio Tax Collector

Franklin Parish, Louisiana

Done in my office in the City of Winnsboro, Parish of Franklin, Fifth Judicial District, State of Louisiana on the 21st day of November, 2019.

By David Wm. Rigdon, Chief Civil Deputy

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STATE OF LOUISIANA * FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT * FRANKLIN PARISH

Wells Fargo Bank, NA

V. DOCKET NO C-46541

Curtis Harris A/K/A Curtis A. Harris and

Kristy Harris A/K/A Kristy G. Kincaid Harris

Curator Michael E. Kramer

SHERIFF’S SALE

By virtue of a WRIT OF SEIZURE AND SALE, to me directed by the honorable Fifth District Court of Louisiana, in and for the Parish of Franklin, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the front door of the Courthouse, in the City of Winnsboro, Franklin Parish, Louisiana, on Wednesday the 8th day of January, 2020, at 10:00am, within legal sale hours, the following described property, to-wit:

A CERTAIN LOT OR PARCEL OF LAND in the VILLAGE OF GILBERT, Franklin Parish, Louisiana, described as follows:

Begin at the southwestern corner of Block B of Addition to Gilbert, Louisiana, of Property of Mrs. M. E. Gilbert as surveyed and shown by plat made by John W. Baker, dated January 1, 1919 and registered in Notarial Book 4, folio 450; and which corner is the point of intersection of the northern right of way line of First Street and eastern right of way line of Gaither Avenue, and from said corner run in a SW direction along a projection of the southern boundary line of Block B or the northern right of way line of First Street 50 feet to a point of intersection with the western right of way line of Gaither Avenue and the eastern boundary of that certain 5.74 acre tract acquired by W. H. Gilbert by deed from Mrs. M.E. Gilbert, registered in Notarial Book 14, folio 195; thence turn a right deflection of 90˚ and run in a NW direction along the western right of way line of Gaither Avenue and the eastern boundary of said 5.74 acre tract a distance of 5.30 feet to the NE corner of that certain 1.35 acre tract acquired by Mrs. Maurice Turn McLemore, et al by deed from Marion Kelly Gilbert, et al as registered in Notarial Book 133, folio 65; thence turn a left deflection of 79˚40’ and from said corner of a POINT OF BEGINNING.

Thence run in a SW direction along the northern boundary of said 1.35 acre tract 160 feet to a point; thence turn a left deflection 100˚20’ and run in a SE direction parallel to the western right of way of Gaither Avenue 165 feet to a point; thence turn a deflection of 79˚40’ and run in a NE direction along a line parallel to the northern boundary of said 1.35 acre tract 160 feet to a point of intersection with the western right of way of Gaither Avenue; thence turn a left deflection of 100˚20’ and run in a NW direction along the western right of way of Gaither Avenue 165 feet back to the Point of Beginning and containing 0.6 acres, more or less, and being a portion of said 1.35 acre tract as aforementioned.

seized in the above styled suit. Terms of the sale, cash, without the benefit of appraisal. Letter of credit from financial institution stating availability of funds day of sale required for all purchases.

Kevin W. Cobb

Sheriff and Ex-Officio Tax Collector

Franklin Parish, Louisiana

Done in my office in the City of Winnsboro, Parish of Franklin, Fifth Judicial District, State of Louisiana on the 20th day of November, 2019.

By David Wm. Rigdon

Chief Civil Deputy

Franklin Parish, Louisiana

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STATE OF LOUISIANA * FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT * FRANKLIN PARISH

Winnsboro State Bank & Trust Company

V. DOCKET NO C-46616

Bradley Thomas Bruce

SHERIFF’S SALE

By virtue of a WRIT OF SEIZURE AND SALE, to me directed by the honorable Fifth District Court of Louisiana, in and for the Parish of Franklin, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the front door of the Courthouse, in the City of Winnsboro, Franklin Parish, Louisiana, on Wednesday the 8th day of January, 2020, at 10:00am, within legal sale hours, the following described property, to-wit:

A 2.00 Acre, more or less, tract or parcel of land situated in the Northwest Quarter [NW ¼] of Section 10, Township 15 North, Range8 East of Land District North of Red River, Franklin Parish, Louisiana and more particularly described as follows:

Commence at the Southwest Corner of that certain 2.51 Acre Tract conveyed to James Michael Folds and Lisa Ann Salsbury Folds as recorded in Conveyance Book 372, Page 925 of the records of Franklin Parish, Louisiana which is monumented with a ¾” iron pipe on the northerly right-of-way line of Louisiana Highway No. 860; thence, proceed S 00°00’00” E, a distance of 100.40 feet to a point on the apparent Southerly right-of-way line of said Louisiana Highway No. 860; thence, proceed N 90°00’00”W, along the apparent Southerly right-of-way line of said Louisiana Highway No. 860, a distance of 927.02 feet to a 5/8” iron rod and the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence proceed S 06°25’48”E, a distance of 282.10 feet to a 5/8” iron rod; thence proceed S 83°58’43”W, a distance of 295.65 feet to a 5/8” iron rod; thence proceed N 06°22’45”W, a distance of 308.27 feet to a 5/8” iron rod on the apparent Southerly right-of-way line of said Louisiana Highway No. 860; thence proceed N 89°02’21” E, along the apparent Southerly right-of-way line of said Louisiana Highway No. 860, a distance of 296.72 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING.

seized in the above styled suit. Terms of the sale, cash, with the benefit of appraisal. Letter of credit from financial institution stating availability of funds day of sale required for all purchases.

Kevin W. Cobb

Sheriff and Ex-Officio Tax Collector

Franklin Parish, Louisiana

Done in my office in the City of Winnsboro, Parish of Franklin, Fifth Judicial District, State of Louisiana on the 20th day of November, 2019.

By David Wm. Rigdon

Chief Civil Deputy

Franklin Parish, Louisiana

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STATE OF LOUISIANA * FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT * FRANKLIN PARISH

Caldwell Bank & Trust Company

V. DOCKET NO C-46500

James Edmund Clark & Lessie Inez Jordan Clark

SHERIFF’S SALE

By virtue of a WRIT OF Seizure and Sale, to me directed by the honorable Fifth District Court of Louisiana, in and for the Parish of Franklin, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the front door of the Courthouse, in the City of Winnsboro, Franklin Parish, Louisiana, on Wednesday the 8th day of January, 2020, at 10:00am, at 10:00am, within legal sale hours, the following described property, to-wit:

A parcel of land 100 feet wide and extending from the West boundary of the right-of-way of the old Louisiana State Highway No. 15 (Loop Road) to the center line of Turkey Creek and more particularly described as: Beginning at a point on the West boundary of the right-of-way of old Louisiana State Highway No. 15 (Loop Road) and 136.4 feet North of the line between Section 25 and 36, T14N, R7E, run thence in a Northerly direction along West side of old Highway No. 15 (Loop Road), 100 feet to a stake, and thence West between parallel lines a distance of about 1570 feet to the center line of Turkey Creek.

Municipal address: 1802 Loop Road, Winnsboro, LA 71295.

seized in the above styled suit. Terms of the sale, cash, with the benefit of appraisal. Letter of credit from financial institution stating availability of funds day of sale required for all purchases.

Kevin W. Cobb

Sheriff and Ex-Officio Tax Collector

Franklin Parish, Louisiana

Done in my office in the City of Winnsboro, Parish of Franklin, Fifth Judicial District, State of Louisiana on the 20th day of November, 2019.

By David Wm. Rigdon

Chief Civil Deputy

Franklin Parish, Louisiana

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STATE OF LOUISIANA * FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT * FRANKLIN PARISH

NationStar Mortgage LLC D/B/A Mr. Cooper

V. DOCKET NO C-46502

Michael D. Gilmore & Christy M. Gilmore

SHERIFF’S SALE

By virtue of a WRIT OF SEIZURE AND SALE, to me directed by the honorable Fifth District Court of Louisiana, in and for the Parish of Franklin, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the front door of the Courthouse, in the City of Winnsboro, Franklin Parish, Louisiana, on Wednesday the 8th day of January, 2020, at 10:00am within legal sale hours, the following described property, to-wit:

Begin at the Northwest Corner of the Lot sold Mrs. M V Moore, el al to Lester Y. Phillips (18-612) and running East along the line between the property at Mrs. M V Moore, et al and said Phillips a distance of 120 feet, thence South 70 feet; thence West 120 feet to Moore Avenue; thence North 70 feet along the East side of the Moore Avenue to the Point of Beginning, also, a certain lot of ground locate in the Town of Winnsboro, Louisiana, beginning at the intersection of Highland Avenue and Moore Avenue and run East 120 feet, thence North 90 feet to the Point of Beginning, thence North 70 feet, thence East 14 feet, thence South 70 feet, thence West 14 feet to the Point of Beginning together with all improvements.

Which has the address of 1609 Moore Street, Winnsboro, LA 71295.

seized in the above styled suit. Terms of the sale, cash, with the benefit of appraisal. Letter of credit from financial institution stating availability of funds day of sale required for all purchases.

Kevin W. Cobb

Sheriff and Ex-Officio Tax Collector

Franklin Parish, Louisiana

Done in my office in the City of Winnsboro, Parish of Franklin, Fifth Judicial District, State of Louisiana on the 26th day of November, 2019.

By David Wm. Rigdon

Chief Civil Deputy

Franklin Parish, Louisiana

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STATE OF LOUISIANA * FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT * FRANKLIN PARISH

Wells Fargo Bank, NA

V. DOCKET NO C-46557

Joseph Carlton Harrison & Melisha Harrison

SHERIFF’S SALE

By virtue of a WRIT OF SEIZURE AND SALE, to me directed by the honorable Fifth District Court of Louisiana, in and for the Parish of Franklin, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the front door of the Courthouse, in the City of Winnsboro, Franklin Parish, Louisiana, on Wednesday the 8th day of January, 2020, at 10:00am within legal sale hours, the following described property, to-wit:

A certain tract or parcel of land located in the south half of the southeast quarter of the northeast quarter (S1/2 of SE1/4 of NE1/4) of Section 34, Township 14 north, range 6 east, Franklin Parish, Louisiana, being described as follows: begin at a point where the north boundary of the south half of the northeast quarter (S1/2 of SE1/4 of NE1/4) of section 35, Township 14 north, range 6 east intersects the eastern right-of-way boundary of LA. Highway No. 135 and runs in a southwesterly direction along the said eastern right-of-way boundary of Louisiana State Highway 135, a distance of 315 feet, more or less, to the southwest corner of that certain tract of land acquired by Ernest Norman by deed from John Russell as recorded in Conveyance book 125, page 179 of the records of Franklin Parish, Louisiana, for a point of beginning, thence from said point of beginning, run in an easterly direction along the southern boundary of said Norman tract, a distance of138 feet, more or less, to the southeast corner of said Norman tract; thence run in a northeasterly direction along the eastern boundary of said Norman tract, a distance, of 105 feet, more or less, to the southwest corner of that certain tract of land acquired by Julia Williams Anderson by deed from John Russell, as recorded in Conveyance book 126, page 296 of the records of Franklin Parish, Louisiana; thence run in an easterly direction along the southern boundary of said Anderson tract, a distance of 210 feet to the southeast corner of said Anderson tract; thence run in a southerly direction along a line parallel to the said eastern right-of-way boundary of Louisiana State Highway No. 135 to a point of intersection with the northern right-of-way boundary of Highway 130; thence run in a westerly direction along the said northern right-of-way boundary of LA. Hwy No. 130 a distance of 348 feet, more or less, to a point of intersection with the said eastern right-of-way boundary of LA. Hwy No. 135 back to the point of beginning, containing 3 acres, more or less, and being a portion of that certain tract of land acquired by Clarence Quincey Adams by deed from Evielean Welch Russell, et al as recorded in Conveyance book 182, page 72 of the records of Franklin Parish, Louisiana. Less and except: a certain tract or parcel of land located in the south half of the southeast quarter of the northeast quarter (S1/2 of SE1/4 of NE1/3) of section 34, Township 14 north ,range 6 east, Franklin Parish, Louisiana being described as the follows; begin at a point where the north boundary of the south half of the southeast quarter of the northeast quarter (S1/2 of SE1/4 of NE1/4) of section 34, Township 14 north, range 6 east intersects the eastern right-of-way boundary of LA Hwy No. 135 and run in a southwesterly direction along the said eastern right-of-way boundary of Louisiana Highway No. 135 a distance of 315 feet, more or less, to the southwest corner of that certain tract of land acquired by Ernest Norman by deed from John Russell as recorded in Conveyance book 125, page 179 of the records of Franklin Parish, Louisiana for a point of beginning; thence from said point of beginning; thence run in an easterly direction along the southern boundary of said Norman tract and its projection, a distance of 318 feet, more or less, to the southeast corner of said Norman tract; thence run in a northeasterly direction along the eastern boundary of said Norman tract and parallel to the said eastern right-of-way boundary of La. Hwy No. 135, a distance of 105 feet, more or less, to the southeast corner of that certain tract of land acquired by Julia Williams Anderson by deed from John Russell as recorded in Conveyance book 126, page 496 pf the records of Franklin Parish, Louisiana; thence run in an easterly direction along the southern boundary of said Anderson tract, a distance of 210 feet, more or less, to the southeast corner of said Anderson tract; thence run in a southwesterly direction along a parallel line to the said eastern right-of-way boundary of Louisiana State Hwy No. 135, a distance of 155 feet, more or less, back to the point of beginning, containing one {1) acre, more or less, and being a portion of that certain tract of land acquired by Clarence Quincey Adams by deed from Evielean Welch Russell, et al as recorded in Conveyance book 182, page 72 of the records of Franklin Parish, Louisiana.

seized in the above styled suit. Terms of the sale, cash, with the benefit of appraisal. Letter of credit from financial institution stating availability of funds day of sale required for all purchases.

Kevin W. Cobb

Sheriff and Ex-Officio Tax Collector

Franklin Parish, Louisiana

Done in my office in the City of Winnsboro, Parish of Franklin, Fifth Judicial District, State of Louisiana on the 26th day of November, 2019.

By David Wm. Rigdon

Chief Civil Deputy

Franklin Parish, Louisiana

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VILLAGE OF GILBERT

REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING

NOVEMBER 14, 2019

The Village of Gilbert Mayor and Board of Alderman meeting met in regular session on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at the Gilbert City Hall.

Those present were as follows: Mayor Mike Stephens, Clerk Ouida Sewell, Assistant Clerk Melanie Keyes, Alderman Susan Britt, Randy Lloyd, Christine Ezell.

Also present were: Joann Evans, Bill McLemore, Chief Wesley Ezell, Ken McManus, McManus Engineering and Citizens.

CALL TO ORDER: Mayor Mike Stephens called the special meeting to order.

PRAYER: Mayor Mike Stephens led in opening prayer.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:

Ouida Sewell led in the pledge of allegiance.

MINUTES:

Motion made by Susan Britt, seconded by Christine Ezell to accept the minutes as presented. Motion carried.

FINANCIAL DOCUMENTS:

Motion made by Christine Ezell, seconded by Randy Lloyd to accept the financial documents as presented. Motion carried.

PAY MONTHLY BILLS:

Motion made by Randy Lloyd, seconded by Christine Ezell to pay the monthly bills. Motion carried.

FIRE DEPARTMENT:

No report given.

POLICE DEPARTMENT:

Chief Ezell gave monthly report. Chief Ezell made a recommendation that Charles Townsend Jr. and Seth Arender be hired as part-time commissioned patrol officers for the Village of Gilbert. Discussion was held. Motion made by Susan Britt, seconded by Randy Lloyd. Motion carried.

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT:

Mayor Stephens gave monthly report for the Public Works Department. Mayor Stephens discussed the CWEF grant.

CITIZEN PARTICIPATION:

Mr. Ken McManus and Cinnamon, from McManus Engineering, speaking on behalf of the sewer project and CWEF grant application.

OLD BUSINESS:

1) Discuss 2019-2020 CWEF Grant

Discussion was held. Motion made by Randy Lloyd, seconded by Susan Britt to use CWEF grant to fix and replace fire hydrants in town. Motion carried.

2) Discuss 2019-2020 LGAP GRANT

Mayor Stephens gave an update on the LGAP grant application.

3) Discuss Dog Problem

Mayor Stephens gave an update on the dog problem. Discussion was held.

NEW BUSINESS:

1)ATMOS Replacing Gas Meters and Gas Lines

Mayor Stephens reported that ATMOS will begin in December replacing gas meters and gas lines in town. It will take ATMOS approximately 18 months to 2 years to complete. ATMOS said they will fix anything that they break or tear up while replacing gas meters and gas lines.

2) Appreciation to Heather carroll for the Flower Bed by the Town Sign

Mayor Stephens said h e personally would like to thank Heather Carroll for the flower bed she did by the town sign and all she does for the beautification of Gilbert.

3) Winnsboro Christmas Parade

Discussion was held and the Gilbert Fire Department will be taking fire truck for the parade.

EXECUTIVE SESSION:

Motion made by Susan Britt, seconded by Christine Ezell to close meeting and go into executive session. Motion carried. Discussion was held. Motion made by Susan Britt, seconded by Randy Lloyd to close executive session. Motion carried.

ADJOURNMENT:

Christine Ezell made motion to adjourn. Susan Britt seconded the motion. Motion carried.

Mike Stephens, Mayor Ouida Sewell, Clerk

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WHEREABOUTS NOTICE

Anyone knowing the whereabouts of the heirs of Georgia L. Holland A/K/A Georgia Lee Holland, please contact the office of Michael, E. Kramer, Attorney at Law, 6658 Kinloch Street, Winnsboro, Louisiana 71295, (318)435-7525.

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