6 Parcels Sell At Delinquent Tax Certificate Sale

Six parcels of Jackson County property on which delinquent property taxes remained unpaid were sold last Tuesday, Mar. 26, at the Commissioners Certificate Sale.
The properties had gone through two delinquent tax sales and failed to sell.
Three of the properties sold for the $200 minimum bid.
New Hanna LLC of Beech Grove purchased the former Unicell Paper Mills Inc. property on West Spring Street in Brownstown for $200. The 32.72 acre parcel had delinquent taxes of $193,341.08.
James T. Eglen of Brownstown was the only bidder for 3315 N. Sugar Street in Clearspring on which $4,113.82 in delinquent taxes were owed.
Dale Ehringer of Norman was the only bidder for 6668 Glendenning Street in Freetown on which $3,081.36 in delinquent taxes were owed.
Joe L. Cole of Seymour had the successful bid $12,200 for 828 Phillips Lane in Seymour on which $15,894.84 in delinquent taxes were owed
Ricci D. & Alisa K. Sweazy of Crothersville were the successful bidders for 614 E. Bard St in Crothersville. Their high bid of $1,450; the property had delinquent taxes of $4,393.36.
Douglas Bledsoe of Cortland was the successful bidder for 621 Noble Street in Seymour, His bid was $1,500; the property had delinquent taxes of $9,990.62.

Jackson County, 4 Other Communities Awarded $3.5 Million In State Paving Grants

There will be a lot of paving going on in Jackson and Scott Counties this summer.
Last week the Indiana Department of Transportation announced that Jackson County along with the communities of Seymour, Brownstown, Medora and nearby Scottsburg were all awarded state grants to resurface roadways.
A total of 189 cities, towns and counties received a combined $115 million in state-matching funds for local road projects through the Next Level Roads: Community Crossings Initiative.
Jackson County received $999,251.35, Seymour was awarded $999,999.99 for paving, Brownstown received $350,124.75 and Medora was awarded $156,918.75 for paving. Nearby Scottsburg was awarded a $1 million grant for paving.
Last November, Crothersville was awarded $217,480 to re-surface streets and Scott County received a $1 million for road resurfacing.
“Indiana’s fully-funded, long-term Next Level Roads plan means cities, towns, and counties are improving their roads and bridges at levels unmatched in our state’s history,” Gov. Eric Holcomb said in making the announcement. “Community Crossings projects are crucial to first mile and last mile solutions that companies need when evaluating Indiana to locate their business or expand to create additional jobs.”
To qualify for grant funding, communities must provide local matching grants of 25% to 50%
The Community Crossings Initiative has provided more than $500 million in state matching funds for construction projects. The latest round garnered 229 applications—making the call for projects highly competitive. In response to local requests to help manage project flow, INDOT now accepts applications in both January and July, with a $1 million cap annually per community. An estimated $100 million will be available for communities opting to apply during the 2019 summer call for projects.
“Local leaders are improving the conditions of local roads and bridges all across the state with funding from the Community Crossings Initiative,” said Holcomb. “The partnership model with the state sharing in the cost of local projects means Hoosier taxpayers receive great value as communities deliver needed projects.”
State law requires annually that 50 percent of the available matching funds be awarded to communities within counties with a population of 50,000 or fewer.
As a result of the grant to Jackson County, 17 additional miles of paving are planned.
Vernon Township will see an additional 2.52 miles of roads being resurfaced. They include CR 1300 E (County Line Road) from 100 S to 200 S and CR 950 E from 800 S to SR 256.
Other Jackson County roads planned to be paved as a result of the grant include:
Brownstown Twp.
Base Road from town limits to 275 S
25 N .78 of a mile from 175 E
Carr Twp.
740 W from town limits to 275 S.
225 S 1.33 miles from 940 W
940 W from 225 S to 250 S
Grassy Fork Twp.
400 S from SR 30 to 600 E
600 E from 400 S to 500 S
540 S .61 of a mile from CR500 E
500 S .68 of a mile from 625 E
Jackson Twp.
Mutton Creek Drive from County Ave to Kerry Hill Dr.
Owen Twp.
1020 W .25 of a mile from 200 N
1000 W 1.08 miles from 325 N
200 N from 975 W to 1100 W
200 N .31 of a mile from 1100 W
1150 W 1.14 miles from 100 N
Redding Twp.
1300 E from 900 to 1000 N

BZA Gives Greenlight To Crothersvile Mulch Plant

A 45-year-old manufacturer of landscape products received final approval from Jackson County to operate a mulch manufacturing facility south of Crothersville.
Sims Bark Co. plans to invest up to $10 million and employ 20 people at the site off of U.S. 31 on County Road 1150E (Frontage Road) adjacent to Interstate 65 at the Crothersville exit south of town.
To begin the project, however, the Tuscumbia, Alabama-based company had to obtain a special exception to allow for industrial usage for the 59.68-acre site. During a special meeting Tuesday, March 26, the Jackson County Board of Zoning Appeals voted 5-0 to approve that special exception. The next step is for Sims Bark to obtain a building permit from the county for the project.
Andy Johnson, vice president of operations for Sims Bark Co., said construction of the first phase of the project on the site owned by James Puckett of Columbus is expected to begin June 1 and be completed by the end of the year. The company plans to buy the property from Puckett.
Johnson said the company plans to contract with local sawmills for raw material such as bark, slabs and other wood byproducts and local truck drivers to haul those materials to the processing plant and finished product to customers.
He said the company will be able to grind and bag about 5 million bags of bark mulch a year, but the second phase— to be completed in 2021— would add another 10 million bags to the capacity. Employment also could eventually grow to 40.
The company also has operations in Brent, Alabama; Olive Branch, Mississippi; Woodbury, Georgia; Bowman, South Carolina; and Corbin, Kentucky. The ones located in more rural areas sell directly to the public, and the Crothersville operation may do the same.
“I think this area might be a good fit for that,” Johnson said. That, however, won’t happen the first year or two, he said.
In response to questions by BZA board member Don Cummings about hours of operation, the potential for fires and the use of toxic chemicals in the manufacturing process, Johnson said during the busy season, the facility would operate on 12-hour shifts Monday through Friday. That would drop to about 50 hours a week during the off-season, he said.
The company does not store large amounts of raw materials and generally tries to complete the manufacturing, coloring and bagging process within six weeks, Johnson said. The company does not use any chemicals, and the dye used to color the mulch is just pigment, he said.
The company will use about 300 gallons of water an hour, but some of that water will be reused, said Jonathan Isaacs with Independent Land Surveying in Brownstown. There also will be a detention pond for runoff from the site, and water will be released slowly from the pond into a nearby ditch. Architect Dave Correll is designing the project.
Jim Plump, executive director of Jackson County Industrial Development Corp., said he and officials with the Indiana Economic Development Corp. have been working with Johnson and Sims, which looked at several sites before making the decision to make the investment happen in Crothersville.
Plump said the state is planning to provide some assistance for the project.
Several neighboring property owners expressed their support for the project, including Lanny Monroe, who said it would be a great improvement to the area, and David Lee with Lee Construction.
Lee said he only wanted to be sure the berm that Sims Bark plans to place along U.S. 31 is at least 3 feet above the surface of US 31 so it does a good job of enhancing the entrance to the town.
Crothersville Town Council President Danieta Foster and Councilman Chad Wilson also expressed their support for the project along with Jackson County Commissioner Drew Markel.
“It’s very rare to see this kind of investment out in the county,” Markel said.
Donald Hargett, who lives about a quarter mile from the site, said he had some concerns about the dust and noise created by the operation.
“We use electric powered stationary mulchers and hammer mills which are much quieter than the diesel powered chippers you probably are familiar with,” said Johnson.
Johnson said manufacturing activity would be limited to inside the processing and bagging buildings, and traffic and parking areas would be paved with asphalt. The company also has agreed to upgrade culverts at the two entrances to the property off of County Road 1150E.
Sims Bark Co. was founded in 1974 and has $85 million in sales a year and employs 300, said Seymour attorney Bill Branam, who was representing the company. The company plans to market its mulch throughout southern Indiana, Ohio and Illinois.
BZA Board President Sherry Bridges, who lives in the Crothersville area, said the community has been waiting for years to see the property improved.

Tri-County Conservation Club Frying Fish Saturday

The Tri-County Conservation Club will hold their first of the year seasonal Fish Fry & Chili Supper on Saturday, April 6, serving from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call in orders will be taken by calling 812.498.4448. The menu will consist of Fish Sandwiches, Chili, French Fries, Desserts and Drinks.
Anyone wishing to set up for a Yard Sale may have access to the yard as long as they are a non-food vendor from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at no charge.
This is an open to the public fundraiser and you do not need to be a member to participate.
The Tri-County Conservation Club is located southwest of Crothersville at 8705 E 800 S.
If you need directions, get your memberships ranging from $5-$15, or want to reserve the club for rental of $50, or have any questions, please contact Brian Karnes at 812-498-4447 or Sandra Law at 812-793-2014.

Wilderness Awakens From Winter’s Slumber

by Curt Kovener

There are signs that the wilderness is returning to life after a winter slumber.
The birds at our feeder are changing into their bright warm weather plumage…all except for the cardinals that seem to have brighter red feathers against the winter snow. Gold and red finches are staring to brighter up their feathers.
The bluegill in the lake are seen as dark shadows near the warming surface of the water so I tossed them some floating fish food. Their rapid movement towards me tells me they remember the dinner bell sound of the food hitting the water. But they are slow in eating telling me the water is still winter cold.
The softwood trees are budding out their early blossoms and means we will begin the grass and pollen allergy season in the wilderness. The dogwood flower buds are swelling showing their time to bloom is later this month. The crocus and daffodils have them all beat as they are offering hues of yellow along the wilderness floor.
Paw paws are the earliest wild fruit trees to bloom, showing their bronze bell shaped blossoms, usually in mid-April. They almost always bloom early before any pollinators are flying about and that results in fewer paw paws in late summer.
The forest understory is beginning to green up. My experience is that it is the briars and invasives (green briar, wild grapes, multi-flora roses and Japanese Honeysuckle) that awaken first to get a jump on the flora I prefer to have growing.
While I have power equipment, I prefer to work quieter in the forest to hear and observe wildlife. Long handle pruners and my 12-volt sawz-all take care of the grape vines. A weedwhip does enough damage to the honeysuckle and prickly plants to delay their advances. And the bending, stooping, and swinging of man-powered equipment gives me the stretching and cardio vascular exercise my doctor says I should be doing.
But my back, knees, leg and arm muscles let me know the next morning that they are not used to the rigorous movement.
There is always plenty of cleanup from the winter storms. Sticks and branches litter the property. Particularly the front yard and porch where Emma the Great Pyrenees brings up what she considers prize-winning sticks for us. They were welcome in the winter for fireplace kindling but now are just something else to throw on the burn pile for a summer wiener roast.
We had a visit from Greg, a DNR forestry consultant, recently. He returned to the wilderness to collect data on some trees he marked and measured five years ago. His GPS led us to the approximate location and then his tablet (ain’t technology in the wilderness grand?) told him what trees he had previously marked and measured. I left him to his work and returned to the house. When he came back to his vehicle he thanked me for leaving him alone. “I appreciate property owners’ cooperation but their questions always slow me down,” said forestry guru Greg. “Looks like your trees have grown from 1.1-1.7 inches in circumference these past five years.”
Greg chuckled and agreed when I replied, “Well, that’s less that our waistlines have grown over the same time period.”
The warmer weather lets me know that it is time to get the mowing equipment tuned up for spring usage. But the warm weather is to be enjoyed in other ways on this day. I sit in a deck chair watching fish feeding slowly about the lake while basking in the welcomed sunlight and contemplating it all was an attitude adjusting adult beverage.

Legal Notices

LEGAL NOTICE
NOTICE OF HEARING ON PROPOSED SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION PROJECT
Notice is hereby given that the Board of School Trustees of Scott County School District 1 (the “Board” and the “School Corporation”, respectively) will hold a public hearing in accordance with Indiana Code 2026737, on May 20, 2019 at 6:30 p.m., at the School Corporation’s Administrative Building at 255 Highway 31 South, Austin, Indiana, on its proposal to construct and obtain financing for the following improvement project in the School Corporation (the “Project”), which Project costs in excess of $1,000,000:
The Project consists of the planning, designing and construction of a new elementary school building for approximately 650 students and repurposing the former swimming pool located at the high school building into a multipurpose room.
At the hearing for the Project, the Board will give explanations of the potential value of the Project to the School Corporation and to the community, including its educational purposes and its estimated costs, tax impact and funding sources, and interested parties may present testimony and questions concerning the proposed Project, including objections to and support for it.
EXECUTED this 18th day of March, 2019.
BOARD OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES OF SCOTT COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 1
By: Darlene Hall, Secretary
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LEGAL NOTICE
NOTICE TO TAXPAYERS AND ALL OTHER PERSONS AFFECTED OF PUBLIC HEARINGS OF SCOTT COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 1 CONCERNING A PRELIMINARY DETERMINATION WITH RESPECT TO FINANCING
A SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION PROJECT
Notice is hereby given to taxpayers and all other persons affected thereby that two public hearings for the project described below will be held before the Board of School Trustees of Scott County School District 1 (the “Board” and the “School Corporation,” respectively) on the dates, times and at the locations described below upon a resolution (the “Resolution”) preliminarily determining to obtain financing on the school construction project described below through a lease with a school building corporation incorporated under Indiana Code 20-47-3, through the issuance of bonds, or through other funds (including an advance from the Indiana Common School Fund). Following the public hearings, the Board will consider for adoption the Resolution. The proposed school construction project is described as follows:
The Project consists of the planning, designing and construction of a new elementary school building for approximately 650 students and repurposing the former swimming pool located at the high school building into a multipurpose room.
The two separate public hearings with respect to the proposed Resolution will be held on April 15, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. (first hearing) at the School Corporation’s Administrative Building at 255 Highway 31 South, Austin, Indiana (the “Administrative Building”) and on May 20, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. (second hearing) at the Administrative Building. The public hearings will be held in accordance with Indiana Code 6-1.1-20-3.1 and 20-26-7-37 and will address the proposed Resolution which makes a preliminary determination in respect of the financing of the Project either through a lease financing, a bond issuance or through other funds (including an advance from the Indiana Common School Fund).
At each of the hearings described herein, all persons interested shall have a right to be heard with respect any matters pertaining to the Board’s consideration of adopting the Resolution.
EXECUTED this 18th day of March, 2019.
BOARD OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES OF SCOTT COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 1
By: Darlene Hall, Secretary
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LEGAL NOTICE
ORDINANCE 2019-03
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 94 OF THE CITY OF AUSTIN, INDIANA CODE OF ORDINANCES REGULATING OPEN BURNING
WHEREAS, the Common Council of the City of Austin desires to amend Section 94 of the Code of Ordinances which regulates open burning in the City of Austin.
THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF AUSTIN that Section 94 of the Code of Ordinances is hereby amended and recodified as follows:
SECTION 1: OPEN BURNING RESTRICTED; GENERAL PROHIBITIONS.
A. This section shall supplement and further implement the Indiana Fire Code as published by the Indiana Fire Prevention and Building Safety Commission.
B. Notwithstanding anything else in this section, open fires which burn substantial quantities of leaves, paper, garbage, rubbish, grass, trade waste, plastics, or other similar items, are prohibited.
C. Any person who knowingly allows the accumulation or existence of combustible material constituting an unreasonable fire hazard or who intentionally kindles or maintains any open burning in violation of this section shall be subject to the penalties hereunder.
SECTION 2: EXCEPTIONS.
A. No one shall kindle or maintain any open burning (which means any burning of combustible materials outdoors) within the corporate limits of the city except as follows, and then only in a situation where it is reasonably unlikely that the open burning may be spread to or damage other property, or that the smoke and/or fumes emissions would be a nuisance to person upon adjacent property.
B. Exemptions for which no permit is required:

  1. Recreational campfires with a total area no greater than 36 inches in diameter; and
  2. A reasonably sized and located barbecue pit or grill where either electricity, gas, wood, or charcoal is used for the preparation of food.
    SECTION 3: BURNING ALLOWED WITH PERMIT.
    A. Exemptions allowed with appropriate permit(s):
  3. Bonfires larger than the recreational campfire as defined above;
  4. Other burning may be allowed by permit from the Clerk-Treasurer, so long as in compliance with applicable requirements of other authority, including but not limited to the Indiana Department of Environmental Management and the Federal Environmental Protection Agency.
    B. A resident must apply for a permit from the Clerk-Treasurer prior to igniting any fire that is not permitted herein. There is no application or permit fee.
    C. Said permit shall be issued in the discretion of the Clerk-Treasurer.
    SECTION 4: GENERAL REGULATIONS OF PERMITTED BURNING.
    A. All open burning shall be located a safe distance from structures, fences, and public rights-of-way, and always attended until completely extinguished. There shall be a hose connected to a water supply source, shovels, fire extinguishers, or other adequate fire extinguishing equipment readily available.
    B. Where permits are required, they shall be issued by the Clerk-Treasurer or under its direction and on forms in accordance with policies and procedures established from time-to-time by that Department. A permitted fire must always have the original permit properly authorized by the Clerk-Treasurer in proximity to the burn site during which the open burning permitted is occurring.
    SECTION 5. ENFORCEMENT AND PENALTY.
    A. The provisions of this chapter are enforceable by any law or ordinance enforcement officers with jurisdiction within the city limits of the city.
    B. Any person who violates any provision of this chapter shall be deemed guilty of a violation and shall be fined pursuant to the following schedule:
  5. First offense in a one-year period: $250.00; and
  6. Second and all additional offenses in a one-year period: $1,000.00.
    C. Each day that a violation occurs constitutes a separate offense.
    SECTION 6: SEVERABILITY.
    If any section, subsection, paragraph, sentence, clause or phrase of this Ordinance is declared unconstitutional or invalid for any reason, such decision shall not affect the validity of the other remaining parts.
    SECTION 7: OTHER APPLICABLE LAWS.
    This section shall not be interpreted or construed to permit open burning where it is otherwise restricted by other applicable state or federal laws.
    SECTION 8. EFFECTIVE DATE.
    This Ordinance shall become effective from and after its passage by the Council and after publication as required by law.
    PASSED AND ADOPTED by the Common Council of the City of Austin, Indiana on the 11th day of February 2019 by a vote of 5 to 0.
    Common Council
    City of Austin, Indiana
    Brandon White, President
    Attest:
    Chris Fugate, Clerk-Treasurer
    Presented by me to the Mayor of the City of Austin for his approval or veto pursuant to Indiana Code § 36-4-6-15 and 16, this 11th day of February 2019 at 6:41 p.m.
    Chris Fugate,
    Clerk-Treasurer
    This Ordinance having been passed by the legislative body and presented to me is approved by me and duly adopted, pursuant to Indiana Code § 36-4-6-16(a)(1), this 11th day of February 2019 at 6:42 p.m.
    Dillo Bush,
    Mayor
    Attest:
    Chris Fugate, Clerk-Treasurer
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LEGAL NOTICE
ORDINANCE 2019-02
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 2018-06 REGULATING SMOKING IN THE CITY OF AUSTIN
WHEREAS, the Common Council of the City of Austin desires to amend Ordinance 2018-06 which regulates smoking in the City of Austin; and
WHEREAS, the Common Council of the City of Austin desires to exempt certain places and locations from said regulation.
THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF AUSTIN that Ordinance 2018-06 is hereby amended and recodified as follows1:
SECTION 1: DEFINITIONS.
For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
PERSON. Any man, woman, or child, regardless of age.
PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT. Any area under the control of a public or private employer including, but not limited to, work areas, employee lounges, restrooms, conference rooms, meeting rooms, classrooms, employee cafeterias, hallways, and vehicles.
PUBLIC PLACE(S). Any area to which the public is invited or in which the public is permitted, including but not limited to, banks, bars, educational facilities, gaming facilities, health care facilities, hotels and motels, laundromats, public transportation vehicles and facilities, reception areas, restaurants, retail food production and marketing establishments, retail service establishments, retail stores, shopping malls, sports arenas, theaters, and waiting rooms. A private residence is not a “public place” unless it is used as a childcare, adult day care, or health care facility.
RETAIL TOBACCO STORE. Means a retail store that meets the following requirements: (A) The owner or operator of the store holds a valid tobacco sales certificate issued under IC 7.1-3-18.5; (B) The store prohibits entry by an individual who is less than eighteen (18) years of age; (C) The sale of products other than tobacco products and tobacco accessories is merely incidental; (D) The sale of tobacco products accounts for at least eighty-five percent (85%) of the store’s annual gross sales; and (E) Food or beverages are not sold in a manner that requires consumption on the premises, and there is not an area set aside for customers to consume food or beverages on the premises. “Retail tobacco store” does not include a tobacco department of a larger commercial establishment such as a grocery store, convenient store, discount store or hotel.
SMOKE or SMOKING. Means inhaling, exhaling, burning, or carrying any lighted or heated cigar, cigarette, or pipe, or any other lighted or heated tobacco or plant product intended for inhalation, including hookahs and marijuana, whether natural or synthetic, in any manner or in any form. “Smoking” also includes the use of an electronic smoking device which creates an aerosol or vapor, in any manner or in any form, or the use of any oral smoking device for the purpose of circumventing the prohibition of smoking in this Article.
TOBACCO. Any of several plants belonging to the genus Nicotiana, of the nightshade family, especially one of those species, as N. tabacum, whose leaves are prepared for smoking or chewing or as snuff; the prepared leaves, as used in cigarettes, cigars, and pipes, any product or products made from such leaves; any of various similar plants of other genera.
SECTION 2: SMOKING IN PUBLIC PLACES PROHIBITED.
A. Prohibition of smoking in public places. Smoking shall be prohibited in any public place, including, but not limited to, the following areas:

  1. Smoking shall be prohibited in all enclosed areas of places of employment without exception. This includes, without limitation, common work areas, auditoriums, classrooms, conference and meeting rooms, private offices, elevators, hallways, medical facilities, cafeterias, employee lounges, stairs, restrooms, vehicles, and all other enclosed facilities.
  2. All school buildings and grounds, including athletic facilities located within the Scott County School District 1, pursuant to the policy of Scott County School District 1;
  3. In, and within fifteen (15) feet of, all outdoor playgrounds;
  4. All other governmental buildings and grounds pursuant to policies adopted by such governmental entities;
  5. Notwithstanding the foregoing prohibition, the Mayor, in his or her discretion, may provide a location for smoking outside city-owned buildings and on city-owned grounds that shall be a designated smoking area to be used only by employees of the city during a permissible work break. Such a designated location shall meet the conditions of division B below. An appropriate container shall be provided by the city at such location in order to avoid the accumulation of trash and debris and cigarette residue.
    B. Reasonable distance. Smoking shall occur at least fifteen (15) feet outside any area where smoking is prohibited to ensure that tobacco smoke does not enter the area through entrances, windows, ventilation systems, or any other means. It shall be a violation for smoke to be detected in any area where smoking is prohibited.
    C. Posting of signs – removing of paraphernalia.
  6. “No Smoking” signs or the international “No Smoking” symbol (consisting of a pictorial representation of a burning cigarette enclosed in a red circle with a red bar across it) shall be clearly, sufficiently, and conspicuously posted in every building or other area where smoking is prohibited by this section, by the owner, operator, manager, or other person having control of such building or other area.
  7. Every public place where smoking and tobacco is prohibited by this section shall have posted at every entrance, a conspicuous sign clearly stating that smoking and tobacco is prohibited.
  8. All ashtrays and other smoking paraphernalia shall be removed from any area where smoking is prohibited by this section, by the owner, operator, manager, or other person having control of such area.
    D. Where Smoking Not Regulated. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Article to the contrary, smoking shall not be prohibited in the following locations:
  9. Private residences, except when used as a licensed child care, adult day care, or health care facility; and
  10. Retail tobacco stores.
    E. None of the areas in the preceding subsection shall be exempt from the provisions of this Section if the smoke from smoking enters any area, through entrances, windows, ventilation systems, or other means, where smoking is otherwise prohibited by this chapter.
    F. Any business claiming an exemption shall provide to any enforcement agency within three (3) business days of demand, adequate written proof that it qualifies for the exemption claimed. Such written proof shall be certified under the penalties for perjury by an authorized representative of the business.
    G. Any establishment exempted under this Section shall clearly and conspicuously post the following sign at every entrance: “Warning: This is a Smoking Establishment.”
    H. Enforcement.
  11. This Article shall be enforced by the Scott County Health Department.
  12. Any citizen who desires to register a complaint under this Article may initiate enforcement with the Scott County Health Department.
  13. A city duly authorized ordinance control officer may, while an establishment is undergoing otherwise mandated inspections, inspect for compliance with this Article.
  14. An owner, manager, operator, or employee of an area regulated by this Article shall direct a person who is smoking in violation of this Article to extinguish or turn off the product being smoked. If the person does not stop smoking, the owner, manager, operator, or employee shall refuse service and shall immediately ask the person to leave the premises. If the person in violation refuses to leave the premises, the owner, manager, operator, or employee shall contact a law enforcement agency.
  15. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Article, an employee or private citizen may bring legal action to enforce this Article.
  16. In addition to the remedies provided by the provisions of this Section, the city or any person aggrieved by the failure of the owner, operator, manager, or other person in control of a public place or a place of employment to comply with the provisions of this Article may apply for injunctive relief to enforce those provisions in any court of competent jurisdiction.
    I. Violations and penalties.
  17. It shall be unlawful for any person who owns, operates, or otherwise controls the use of any premises subject to regulation under this section to fail to comply with any of its provisions.
  18. It shall be unlawful for any person who owns, manages, operates, or otherwise controls the use of any premises subject to regulation under this section to knowingly or willingly allow smoking to occur where prohibited by this section. It is a defense to this section, if the foregoing persons or their employees act in a reasonable and timely manner to personally inform the violator of the prohibition and request that he/she refrain from smoking.
  19. It shall be unlawful for any person to smoke in an area where smoking is prohibited by the provisions of this section.
  20. Any person who violates any provision of this section shall be subject to a fine of $25 for each violation of this section.
  21. In addition to the fines established by this Section, violation of this Article by a person who owns, manages, operates, or otherwise controls a public place or place of employment may result in the suspension or revocation of any permit or license issued to the person for the premises on which the violation occurred.
  22. Violation of this Article is hereby declared to be a public nuisance, which may be abated by the city attorney at the direction of the Mayor by restraining order, preliminary and permanent injunction, or other means provided for by law, and the city may take action to recover the costs of the nuisance abatement.
  23. Each day on which a violation of this Article occurs shall be considered a separate and distinct violation.
    J. Public education. The city may engage in programs to explain and clarify the purposes and requirements of this section to citizens affected by it, and to lead owners, operators, and managers in their compliance with it.
    K. Liberal Construction. This Article shall be liberally construed so as to further its purposes.
    L. Severability. If any provision, clause, sentence, or paragraph of this Article or the application thereof to any person or circumstances shall be held invalid, that invalidity shall not affect the other provisions of this Article which can be given effect without the invalid provision or application, and to this end the provisions of this Article are declared to be severable.
    M. Other applicable laws. This section shall not be interpreted or construed to permit smoking where it is otherwise restricted by other applicable state or local laws.
    PASSED AND ADOPTED by the Common Council of the City of Austin, Indiana on the 11th day of March 2019 by a vote of 5 to 0.
    Common Council
    City of Austin, Indiana
    Brandon White, President
    Attest:
    Chris Fugate,
    Clerk-Treasurer
    Presented by me to the Mayor of the City of Austin for his approval or veto pursuant to Indiana Code § 36-4-6-15 and 16, this 11th day of March 2019 at 6:20 p.m.
    Chris Fugate,
    Clerk-Treasurer
    This Ordinance having been passed by the legislative body and presented to me is approved by me and duly adopted, pursuant to Indiana Code § 36-4-6-16(a)(1), this 11th day of March 2019 at 6:21 p.m.
    Dillo Bush,
    Mayor
    Attest:
    Chris Fugate,
    Clerk-Treasurer
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LEGAL NOTICE
STATE OF INDIANA
COUNTY OF SCOTT
N THE SCOTT CIRCUIT COURT
CASE NUMBER: 72C01-1903-EU-000006
IN RE: THE ESTATE OF
BOBBY LEE ZOLLMAN, Deceased.
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
Notice is given that Steven Zollman was on March 18, 2019, appointed Personal Representative of the Estate of Bobby Lee Zollman, deceased, who died on February 21, 2019. The Personal Representative is authorized to administer the estate without Court supervision.
All persons who have claims against this estate, whether or not now due, must file the claim in the office of the Clerk of this Court within three (3) months from the date of the first publication of this notice, or within nine (9) months after the decedent’s death, whichever is earlier, or the claims will be forever barred.
Dated: March 18, 2019.
MISSY APPLEGATE
SCOTT CIRCUIT COURT
KERRY THOMPSON
Attorney for the Estate of
Bobby Lee Zollman
HOUSTON, THOMPSON and LEWIS, PC
49 East Wardell Street
Scottsburg, Indiana 47170
Telephone: (812) 752-5920
Facsimile: (812) 752-6989
Supreme Court ID #840-72
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LEGAL NOTICE
of Public Hearing
Notice is hereby given that the Scott County Advisory Board of Zoning will hold a Public Hearing at the Scott County Courthouse, 1 East McClain Avenue, Scottsburg, IN, on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at 6:00 P.M at which time all interested persons will be given the opportunity to be heard in reference to the matters set out in the “Description of Action Requested” below:
Case Number: CU-02-19
Applicant: Dale and Angela Robbins
Owners: M&M Investment Group L.L.C.
Description of Action Requested: Granting of a Conditional Use Variance.
Description of Property Affected: 72-05-01-100-001.000 cka 4986 East State Road 256, Scottsburg, IN 47170,
The petition (application) and file on this matter are available for public inspection during the regular working hours, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on weekdays, at the Scott County Courthouse, 1 E. McClain Avenue, Scottsburg, IN in Suite G40 until two days prior to the hearing date.
(812-752-8445, ext. 1)
Martha A. Randall, SC BZA
Administrative Assistant
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LEGAL NOTICE
STATE OF INDIANA
COUNTY OF SCOTT
IN THE Scott Superior Court
Cause No: 72D01-1810-JT-66
72D01-1810-JT-67
IN THE MATTER OF THE TERMINATION OF THE PARENT-CHILD RELATIONSHIP:
KM – DOB 3/3/2005
NM – DOB 11/3/2006
and
Anna Turner
(Biological Mother)
Norris Dean McPike, Jr.
(Biological Father)
SUMMONS FOR SERVICE BY PUBLICATION & NOTICE OF TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS HEARING
TO: Norris Dean McPike, Jr.
Whereabouts unknown
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to the above noted parent whose whereabouts are unknown, that the Indiana Department of Child Services has filed a Petition for Involuntary Termination of your Parental Rights, and that an adjudication hearing has been scheduled with the Court.
YOU ARE HEREBY COMMANDED to appear before the Judge of the Scott Superior Court, One East McClain Avenue, # 252, Scottsburg, IN 47170 – 812-752-8425, 812-752-8424 for a(n) Fact Finding Hearing on 5/30/2019 at 2:00 PM and to answer the Petition for Termination of your Parental Rights of said children.
You are further notified that if the allegations in said petition are true, and/or if you fail to appear at the hearing, the Juvenile Court may terminate your parent-child relationship; and if the Court terminates your parent-child relationship you will lose all parental rights, powers, privileges, immunities, duties and obligations including any rights to custody, control, visitation, or support in said children; and if the Court terminates your parent-child relationship, it will be permanently terminated, and thereafter you may not contest an adoption or other placement of said children.
You are entitled to representation by an attorney, provided by the State if applicable, throughout these proceedings to terminate the parent-child relationship.
YOU MUST RESPOND by appearing in person or by an attorney within thirty (30) days after the last publication of this notice, and in the event you fail to do so, adjudication on said petition and termination of your parental rights may be entered against you, in your absence, without further notice.
Missy Applegate, Clerk
Krista A. Willike, 32250-10
Attorney,
Indiana Department of Child Services
1050 W. Community Way
Scottsburg, IN 47170
Office:  812-595-5529
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LEGAL NOTICE
State Of Indiana
County of Scott
IN THE Scott Superior Court
Cause No. 72D01-1903-JT-11
72D01-1903-JT-12
72D01-1903-JT-13
IN THE MATTER OF THE TERMINATION OF THE PARENT-CHILD RELATIONSHIP:
KS – DOB 5/21/2012
SS – DOB 6/11/2013
ES – DOB 11/11/2014
and
Elizabeth Hardcastle
(Biological Mother)
Steven Sizemore
(Biological Father)
SUMMONS FOR SERVICE BY PUBLICATION & NOTICE OF TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS HEARING
TO: Steven Sizemore
Whereabouts unknown
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to the above noted parent whose whereabouts are unknown, that the Indiana Department of Child Services has filed a Petition for Involuntary Termination of your Parental Rights, and that an adjudication hearing has been scheduled with the Court.
YOU ARE HEREBY COMMANDED to appear before the Judge of the Scott Superior Court, One East McClain Avenue, # 252, Scottsburg, IN 47170 – 812-752-8425, 812-752-8424 for a(n) Initial Hearing on 5/28/2019 at 9:00 AM and Fact Finding Hearing on 7/18/2019 at 1:00 PM and to answer the Petition for Termination of your Parental Rights of said children.
You are further notified that if the allegations in said petition are true, and/or if you fail to appear at the hearing, the Juvenile Court may terminate your parent-child relationship; and if the Court terminates your parent-child relationship you will lose all parental rights, powers, privileges, immunities, duties and obligations including any rights to custody, control, visitation, or support in said children; and if the Court terminates your parent-child relationship, it will be permanently terminated, and thereafter you may not contest an adoption or other placement of said children.
You are entitled to representation by an attorney, provided by the State if applicable, throughout these proceedings to terminate the parent-child relationship.
YOU MUST RESPOND by appearing in person or by an attorney within thirty (30) days after the last publication of this notice, and in the event you fail to do so, adjudication on said petition and termination of your parental rights may be entered against you, in your absence, without further notice.
Missy Applegate, Clerk
Krista A. Willike, 32250-10
Attorney,
Indiana Department of Child Services
1050 W. Community Way
Scottsburg, IN 47170
Office: 812-595-5529
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LEGAL NOTICE
NOTICE OF ADOPTION AN ORDINANCE REGARDING THE DESIGNATION OF NO PARKING AREAS FOR THE TOWN OF CROTHERSVILLE, INDIANA
Taxpayers, property owners and other interested parties in the Town of Crothersville, Indiana (“Town”) are hereby notified that the Town Council adopted an ordinance regarding the designation of no parking areas on March 21, 2019.
The ordinance amends the previously adopted no parking ordinance which included fines and penalties for violations. Those same fines and penalties are incorporated herein by reference to the prior ordinance.
The effective date of the ordinance is April 14, 2019. The full text of the ordinance is on file in the Office of the Clerk-Treasurer of the Town of Crothersville, Indiana.
Chapter 72, Traffic Schedules, at Schedule I, “Prohibited Parking”, shall be amended to include:
Street Side Description
E. Bard Street North US 31 to Preston Street
E. Bard Street North and South Preston Street to East Street
W. Bard Street North and South side N. Kovener Street to terminus
Bethany Rd. East and West side Myer Street to Benham Ave
Benham Avenue North and South side Kovener Street to Bethany Road
Central Avenue East and West side Moore Street to terminus
Coleman Avenue North and South side Seymour Rd to Preston
E. Dixon Street South side East line of U.S. 31 and West line of Vine
Street
W. Dixon Street North and South side West line of U.S. 31 and N Kovener Street
S. Dismore Street- East and West side Howard Street to Main Street
N. Dismore Street- East and West side Howard Street to Dixon Street
East Street East and West side Moore Street to terminus
E. Howard Street- North side South side of U.S. 31 to West side of Preston
Street
E. Howard Street South side South side of U.S.31 to Pennsylvania Ave
W. Howard Street South side Pennsylvania Ave to Kattman Ave
W. Howard Street North and South side Kattman Ave to Kovener Street
N. Jackson Street East and West side E. Howard Street to Coleman Ave
S. Jackson Street West side Main Street to Howard Street
Kattman Ave East and West Side W. Main Street to W. Dixon Street
Kovener Street East and West side W. Walnut Street to terminus
E. Main Street North side Between the east line of Armstrong Street (also known as US Hwy 31) and the west line of Preston Street, except for a portion thereof 111 feet in length to be utilized as a loading zone, the west terminus of the loading zone being 46 feet of the east line of Armstrong Street and the east terminus of the loading zone being 157 feet east of the East line of Armstrong Street.
W. Main Street North and South side Pennsylvania Ave to terminus
Marshall Dr East and West side Moore Street to Armstrong Street
Myers Street North and South side Bethany Road to east terminus
Mill Street North and South side West line of Kattman Ave to
East line of Park Ave
Moore Street North and South side East line of U.S. 31 to terminus
Oak Street North and South side Seymour Rd to Preston Street
Oak Street North and South side East of Preston Street
Park Ave East and West side W. Howard Street to Benham Ave
Preston Street- East and West side, Coleman Avenue to Moore Street
with the exception of 5 handicap spots in front of High School gym. Also, allow parking to the west side from Oak Street to Howard Street
Rider Street North and South side Bethany Road to Kovener Street
Seymour Rd East and West side Dixon Street to terminus
S Vine Street East and West side Dixon Street to Howard Street
N Vine Street- East and West side Walnut Street to terminus
E Walnut Street North and South side Pennsylvania Ave to terminus
E Walnut Street North and South side West line of U.S. 31 to railroad
W. Walnut Street North and South side Railroad to terminus
West Street East and West side Moore Street to terminus
ADOPTED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL this 21st day of March, 2019.
The complete version of the ordinance is available for examination and copying at the Office of the Clerk-Treasurer at the Town Hall of the Town of Crothersville, 111 East Howard Street, Crothersville, Indiana 47229 during normal business hours.
Terry Richey
Clerk-Treasurer
Dated: March 25, 2019
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LEGAL NOTICE
72-19-0022-SS
SCOTT COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
TO THE OWNERS OF THE WITHIN DESCRIBED REAL ESTATE AND ALL INTERESTED PARTIES
NOTICE OF SHERIFF SALE
Sheriff’s file No.: 72-19-0022-SS
Date & Time of Sale: Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 2:00 pm
Location of Sale: Scott County 911 Center
Judgment to be satisfied: $78,338.74
Cause Number: 72D01-1811-MF-000052
Plaintiff: U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS INDENTURE TRUSTEE, FOR THE CIM TRUST 2016-2, MORTGAGE-BACKED NOTES, SERIES 2016-2
Defendant: HARLEY V. MADDEN JR
By virtue of a certified copy of a decree to me, directed from the Clerk of Superior/Circuit Court of Scott County Indiana, requiring me to make the sum as provided for in said DECREE, with interest and cost, I will expose at public sale to the highest bidder at the date, time and location listed above, the fee simple of the whole body of Real Estate, a certain tract or parcel of land described as follows:
Thirty-seven (37) feet off the East side of Lot 6 and Forty-five (45) feet off the West side of Lot 7 in the Fox Subdivision in the Town of Austin, Scott County, Indiana.
Together with rents, issues, income and profits thereof, this sale will be made without relief from valuation or appraisement laws. In accordance to the requirements of IC 32-29-7-3, this Notice shall also represent service of Notice of Sale of this real estate upon the owners.
Jerry Goodin
Sheriff of Scott County
Township: Jennings
Parcel No.: 72-03-25-320-074.000-003
105 E DANA AVE, AUSTIN IN 47102
The Sheriff’s Department does not warrant the accuracy of the commonly known address published herein.
Matthew S Love, Plaintiff’s Attorney
Attorney No. 18762-29
Feiwell & Hannoy PC, Attorney Law Firm
317-237-2727
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LEGAL NOTICE
State of Indiana
County of Scott
In the Scott Circuit Court
Cause No. 72C01-1903-GU-7
In The Matter of the Guardianship of :
Carmen Adora Brown
SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION
To: Michael Paul Brown
You are notified that a Petition for Appointment of Guardianship over Carmen Adora Brown, a minor, has been filed by Norma J. Cornett in the Scott County Circuit Court. You are hereby further notified that a hearing has been set on this petition for May 9, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. and that if you fail to respond to this Petition prior to the hearing or fail to appear at the hearing, judgment by default will be entered against you for the relief demanded by the Petitioners.
Dated: March 18, 2019
Missy Applegate
Clerk
Scott Circuit Court
T. Michael Carter

14475-98

Attorney for Petitioner
37 South First Street
Scottsburg, IN 47170
812-752-1000
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LEGAL NOTICE
State of Indiana
County of Scott
In the Scott Superior Court
Case No: 72D01-1903-MI-00016
In the Matter of the Name Change of
Eric Tyler Claire
Petitioner
NOTICE OF PETITION FOR CHANGE OF NAME
Eric Tyler Claire, whose mailing address is 5316 S. State Road 3, Scottsburg, IN 47170 in Scott County, Indiana hereby gives notice that he has filed a petition in the Scott Superior Court requesting that his name be changed to Eric Tyler Gladden.
Eric Tyler Claire
Petitioner
Dated: March 15, 2019
Missy Applegate
Clerk, Scott Circuit Court
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LEGAL NOTICE
STATE OF INDIANA
COUNTY OF SCOTT
IN THE SCOTT CIRCUIT COURT
CASE NO: 72C01-1903-EU-0008
IN RE: THE ESTATE OF CAROLYN S. BARNES, Deceased.
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
Notice is given that Julie Thomas was on March 21, 2019, appointed Personal Representative of the Estate of Carolyn S. Barnes, deceased, who died on February 23, 2019. The Personal Representative is authorized to administer the estate without Court supervision.
All persons who have claims against this estate, whether or not now due, must file the claim in the office of the Clerk of this Court within three (3) months from the date of the first publication of this notice, or within nine (9) months after the decedent’s death, whichever is earlier, or the claims will be forever barred.
Dated: March 21, 2019.
Missy Applegate
Clerk
Scott Circuit Court
Kerry Thompson
Attorney for the Estate of
Carolyn S. Barnes
HOUSTON, THOMPSON and LEWIS, PC
49 East Wardell Street
Scottsburg, Indiana 47170
Telephone: (812) 752-5920
Facsimile: (812) 752-6989
Supreme Court ID #840-72
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LEGAL NOTICE
STATE OF INDIANA
COUNTY OF SCOTT
IN THE SCOTT CIRCUIT COURT
COUNTY OF SCOTT
CAUSE NO.: 72C01-1903-GU-000011
IN THE MATTER OF THE GUARDIANSHIP OF MATTHEW LEE HAMBLEN, HARMONY ALEXIS NICOLE TANKERSLEY, AND TAYLOR RAYE TANKERSLEY, MINORS.
NOTICE OF FILING OF PETITION FOR APPOINTMENT OF CO-GUARDIANS AND HEARING THEREON
To: Steven Ray Tankersley
Whose Whereabouts are Unknown
On Friday, May 24, 2019, at 1:00 p.m., in the Circuit Court of Scott County, Indiana, a hearing will be held to determine whether a guardian should be appointed for Harmony Alexis Nicole Tankersley and Taylor Raye Tankersley. The purpose of this proceeding is to protect Harmony Alexis Nicole Tankersley and Taylor Raye Tankersley. At the hearing, the Court will determine whether Harmony Alexis Nicole Tankersley and Taylor Raye Tankersley are incapacitated persons or minors under Indiana law.
If the Court finds that Harmony Alexis Nicole Tankersley and Taylor Raye Tankersley are incapacitated persons or minors, the Court at the hearing shall also consider whether Merritt J. Warner and Melissa Warner should be appointed as Co-Guardians of Harmony Alexis Nicole Tankersley and Taylor Raye Tankersley. The Court may, in its discretion, appoint some other qualified person as guardian. The Court may also, in its discretion, limit the powers and duties of the Co-Guardians to allow Harmony Alexis Nicole Tankersley and Taylor Raye Tankersley to retain control over certain property and activities. The Court may also determine whether a Protective Order should be entered on behalf of Harmony Alexis Nicole Tankersley and Taylor Raye Tankersley.
Harmony Alexis Nicole Tankersley and Taylor Raye Tankersley may attend the hearing and be represented by an attorney. The Petition may be heard and determined in the absence of Harmony Alexis Nicole Tankersley and Taylor Raye Tankersley if the Court determines that the presence of Harmony Alexis Nicole Tankersley and Taylor Raye Tankersley is not required. If Harmony Alexis Nicole Tankersley and Taylor Raye Tankersley attends the hearing, opposes the Petition, and is not represented by an attorney, the Court may appoint an attorney to represent the alleged incapacitated person or minor. The Court may, where required, appoint a Guardian Ad Litem to represent Harmony Alexis Nicole Tankersley and Taylor Raye Tankersley at the hearing.
The Court may, on its own motion or on request of any interested person, postpone the hearing to another date and time.
Dated: March 22, 2019.
Missy Applegate
Clerk
Scott Circuit Court
Kerry Thompson, #840-72
HOUSTON, THOMPSON and LEWIS, PC
49 East Wardell Street
Scottsburg, Indiana 47170
E-mail: kthompson@htllawyers.com
Telephone: (812) 752-5920
Fax: (812) 752-6989
Attorney for the Petitioners
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LEGAL NOTICE
MDK # 19-007448
STATE OF INDIANA
COUNTY OF SCOTT
IN THE SCOTT SUPERIOR COURT
CAUSE NO. 72D01-1902-MF-000007
Bank Of America, N.A.
Plaintiff,
vs.
The Unknown heirs, devisees, legatees, beneficiaries of Edith Irene Stidham, AKA Edith I. Stidham, AKA Edith Stidham and their unknown creditors; and, the unknown executor, administrator, or personal representative of the Estate of Edith Irene Stidham, AKA Edith I. Stidham, AKA Edith Stidham, et al.
Defendants.
AFFIDAVIT IN SUPPORT OF PRAECIPE FOR SERVICE BY PUBLICATION
Now comes the undersigned affiant and hereby states as follows:

  1. Manley Deas Kochalski LLC (“MDK”) is counsel for Plaintiff in these proceedings.
  2. I am employed by MDK as an attorney, am over the age of eighteen (18) years, have reviewed the records of MDK related to this matter, and am competent to testify to the matters contained in this affidavit.
  3. That she is the attorney for the Plaintiff in the above-entitled cause of action for foreclosure of a mortgage on real estate.
  4. That The Unknown heirs, devisees, legatees, beneficiaries of RC Stidham, AKA R. C. Stidham and their unknown creditors; and, the unknown executor, administrator, or personal representative of the Estate of RC Stidham, AKA R. C. Stidham and The Unknown heirs, devisees, legatees, beneficiaries of Edith Irene Stidham, AKA Edith I. Stidham, AKA Edith Stidham and their unknown creditors; and, the unknown executor, administrator, or personal representative of the Estate of Edith Irene Stidham, AKA Edith I. Stidham, AKA Edith Stidham are Defendants therein; that they are the persons to whom notice of these proceedings should be directed; and that their residence and whereabouts are unknown.
  5. MDK does not know and with reasonable inquiry and diligence is unable to ascertain the residence and whereabouts of said Defendants, The Unknown heirs, devisees, legatees, beneficiaries of RC Stidham, AKA R. C. Stidham and their unknown creditors; and, the unknown executor, administrator, or personal representative of the Estate of RC Stidham, AKA R. C. Stidham and The Unknown heirs, devisees, legatees, beneficiaries of Edith Irene Stidham, AKA Edith I. Stidham, AKA Edith Stidham and their unknown creditors; and, the unknown executor, administrator, or personal representative of the Estate of Edith Irene Stidham, AKA Edith I. Stidham, AKA Edith Stidham, whom she desires to serve by publication.
  6. MDK has made the following attempts to locate The Unknown heirs, devisees, legatees, beneficiaries of RC Stidham, AKA R. C. Stidham and their unknown creditors; and, the unknown executor, administrator, or personal representative of the Estate of RC Stidham, AKA R. C. Stidham and The Unknown heirs, devisees, legatees, beneficiaries of Edith Irene Stidham, AKA Edith I. Stidham, AKA Edith Stidham and their unknown creditors; and, the unknown executor, administrator, or personal representative of the Estate of Edith Irene Stidham, AKA Edith I. Stidham, AKA Edith Stidham: examined forms filed with the Probate Court for a current address.
  7. This action is one of those mentioned in Rule 4.4 of the Indiana Rules of Trial Procedure.
    I affirm under the penalties for perjury, that the foregoing representations are true.
    Attorney
    Manley Deas Kochalski LLC

MDK # 19-007448
STATE OF INDIANA
COUNTY OF SCOTT
IN THE SCOTT SUPERIOR COURT
CAUSE NO. 72D01-1902-MF-000007
Bank Of America, N.A.
Plaintiff,
vs.
The Unknown heirs, devisees, legatees, beneficiaries of Edith Irene Stidham, AKA Edith I. Stidham, AKA Edith Stidham and their unknown creditors; and, the unknown executor, administrator, or personal representative of the Estate of Edith Irene Stidham, AKA Edith I. Stidham, AKA Edith Stidham, et al.
Defendants.
D5
NOTICE OF SUIT SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION
TO: The Unknown heirs, devisees, legatees, beneficiaries of RC Stidham, AKA R. C. Stidham and their unknown creditors; and, the unknown executor, administrator, or personal representative of the Estate of RC Stidham, AKA R. C. Stidham and The Unknown heirs, devisees, legatees, beneficiaries of Edith Irene Stidham, AKA Edith I. Stidham, AKA Edith Stidham and their unknown creditors; and, the unknown executor, administrator, or personal representative of the Estate of Edith Irene Stidham, AKA Edith I. Stidham, AKA Edith Stidham:
BE IT KNOWN, that Bank Of America, N.A., the above-named Plaintiff, by its attorney, Elyssa M. Meade, has filed in the office of the Clerk of the Scott Superior Court its Complaint against Defendants The Unknown heirs, devisees, legatees, beneficiaries of RC Stidham, AKA R. C. Stidham and their unknown creditors; and, the unknown executor, administrator, or personal representative of the Estate of RC Stidham, AKA R. C. Stidham and The Unknown heirs, devisees, legatees, beneficiaries of Edith Irene Stidham, AKA Edith I. Stidham, AKA Edith Stidham and their unknown creditors; and, the unknown executor, administrator, or personal representative of the Estate of Edith Irene Stidham, AKA Edith I. Stidham, AKA Edith Stidham, and the said Plaintiff having also filed in said Clerk’s office the affidavit of a competent person showing that the residence and whereabouts of the Defendants, The Unknown heirs, devisees, legatees, beneficiaries of RC Stidham, AKA R. C. Stidham and their unknown creditors; and, the unknown executor, administrator, or personal representative of the Estate of RC Stidham, AKA R. C. Stidham and The Unknown heirs, devisees, legatees, beneficiaries of Edith Irene Stidham, AKA Edith I. Stidham, AKA Edith Stidham and their unknown creditors; and, the unknown executor, administrator, or personal representative of the Estate of Edith Irene Stidham, AKA Edith I. Stidham, AKA Edith Stidham, upon diligent inquiry are unknown, and that said cause of action is for default on the promissory note and to foreclose a mortgage on the following described real estate in Scott County, State of Indiana, to wit:
Tract C
A part of the north half of the northwest fourth of the southwest quarter of section 4, township 3 north, range 7 east 2nd principal meridian, Jennings Township, Scott County, Indiana, and also being a part of the land described in Instrument Number 9603837, Office of the Recorder, Scott County, Indiana, more particularly described as follows: Commencing at the southwest corner of the north half of the northwest fourth of the southwest quarter of S4-T3N-R7E-2nd PM, said corner being marked by a railroad spike; thence North 89 degrees 56 minutes 35 seconds East (assumed bearing with the south line of said half 835.38 feet to a steel rod and the true point of beginning; thence continuing North 89 degrees 56 minutes 35 seconds East said with said 227.06 feet to a steel rod; thence North 00 degrees 03 minutes 46 seconds West 382.79 feet to a steel rod; thence South 89 degrees 56 minutes 35 seconds West 228.12 feet to a steel rod; thence South 00 degrees 13 minutes 16 seconds East 382.79 feet to the true point of beginning, containing 2.00 acres and being subject to an easement, for a roadway and utilities, 30 feet in width, along the northern 83.10 feet of the east side of the above described tract and all legal rights-of-way.
Including an easement, for a roadway and utilities, 30 feet in width, the centerline of which is described as follows: Commencing at the northeast corner of the above described tract; thence South 89 degrees 56 minutes 35 seconds West with the north line of said tract 15 feet to the true point of beginning; thence North 00 degrees 03 minutes 46 seconds West 276.59 feet to Cutshall Road.
Excepting the sell of Tract D, as was conveyed by R.C. Stidham and Edith Irene Stidham, husband and wife, to James D. Stidham and Elaine D. Henson, as joint tenants, by Warranty Deed dated February 20, 2001 of recorded as Deed Instrument Number 0100768 in the Office of Recorder of Scott County, Indiana.
commonly known as 1200 East Cutshall Road, Scottsburg, IN 47170.
NOW, THEREFORE, said Defendants are hereby notified of the filing and pendency of said Complaint against them and that unless they appear and answer or otherwise defend thereto within thirty (30) days after the last notice of this action is published, judgment by default may be entered against said Defendants for the relief demanded in the Complaint.
Missy Applegate
Clerk, Scott Superior Court
Elyssa M. Meade (25352-64)
Stephanie A. Reinhart (25071-06)
Sarah E. Barngrover (28840-64)
Chris Wiley (26936-10)
J. Dustin Smith (29493-06)
Amanda L. Krenson (28999-61)
Attorneys for Plaintiff
MANLEY DEAS KOCHALSKI LLC
P.O. Box 441039
Indianapolis, IN 46244
Telephone: 614-220-5611
Facsimile: 614-220-5613
Email: sef-emmeade@manleydeas.com
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LEGAL NOTICE
State of Indiana
County of Scott
In the Scott Superior Court
Case No: 72D01-1903-MI-00017
In the Matter of the Name Change of
Geraldine Hudgins
Petitioner
NOTICE OF PETITION FOR CHANGE OF NAME
Jerlene Hudgins, whose mailing address is 550 Rosewalk Lot 20, Scottsburg, IN 47170 in Scott County, Indiana hereby gives notice that she has filed a petition in the Scott Superior Court requesting that her name be changed to Geraldine Hudgins.
Geraldine Hudgins
Petitioner
Dated: March 28, 2019
Missy Applegate
Clerk, Scott Circuit Court
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LEGAL NOTICE
IN THE SCOTT SUPERIOR COURT
STATE OF INDIANA
Cause No. 72D01-1903-AD-9
IN RE THE ADOPTION OF Josiah Nicholas Ray Case, minor
NOTICE OF ADOPTION
Unknown Father is notified that a petition for adoption of the child, named JNRC born to Tiarra Dawn Murphy on October 1, 2018 was filed in the office of the Clerk of Court, Courthouse, 1 E. McClain Ave., Room 252, Scottsburg, IN 47170. If Unknown Father seeks to contest the adoption of the child, Unknown Father must file a motion to contest the adoption in accordance with IC 31-19-10-1, in the above named court not later than thirty (30) days after the date of service of this notice. If Unknown Father does not file a motion to contest the adoption within thirty (30) days after service of this notice the above named court will hear and determine the petition for adoption. The consent to adoption by Unknown Father will be irrevocably implied and Unknown Father will lose the right to contest either the adoption or the validity of Unknown Father’s implied consent to the adoption. No oral statement made to Unknown Father relieves Unknown Father of Unknown Father obligations under this notice. This notice complies with IC 31-19-4.5-3 but does not exhaustively set forth a person’s legal obligations under the Indiana adoption statutes. A person being served with this notice should consult the Indiana adoption statutes.
Missy Applegate
Clerk
Joseph Leon Payne, 6439-72
JOSEPH L. PAYNE, P.C.
P.O. Box 345
Austin, IN 4732
(812) 794-4100
Counsel for Petitioners
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