Legal Notice
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The State of Texas

Citation by Publication

TO ALL PERSONS interested in the Estate of Steven John Slovak, deceased,

MATTHEW DICKERSON has filed in the County Court of Upshur County, Application for Special Letters of Administration of said STEVEN JOHN SLOVAK, deceased.

The file number of such application and the Probate Docket number being No. 16PR00079 and the style of the case begun by such application is: Estate of STEVEN JOHN SLOVAK, deceased.

ALL PERSONS interested in said estate ARE CITED TO APPEAR in County Court of Upshur County, Texas, in the Courthouse thereof at or before 10 o’clock a.m. on the first Monday after service is perfected by the completion of such Publication, to contest said application if they desire to do so, by filing opposition in writing.

The name and address of the attorney for applicant, or the address of applicant is: MARCIE J. SCHANFISH P.O. BOX 217, ENNIS, TEXAS 75120

Issued this the 28th day of September, 2016.

The officer executing this Citation shall have a the copy of this Citation served by publication in the newspaper in the City of Gilmer, for not less than 10 days before the return day thereof, exclusive of the date of publication and return the original copy of this Citation to the Clerk stating in a written return thereon the tome and place where citation was published.

GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND SEAL of said Court, at the office in Gilmer, Texas this the 28th day of September, 2016.

Terri Ross, Clerk

County Court, Upshur County, Texas

By: K.B. Deputy

P.O. Box 730, Gilmer, Texas 75644


State Financial Accountability Rating

GILMER INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT will hold a public meeting at 6:00 P.M. on Monday, October 17, 2016, in the Board Room at the District Administration Building located at 500 South Trinity Street, Gilmer, Texas. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss Gilmer ISD’s rating on the state’s financial accountability system. The public is invited to attend.

Notice to Vendors

Gilmer ISD is seeking proposals for

Diesel and Unleaded Fuel

For proposal packet, please contact Beverly Bobo at 903-841-7405, Gilmer ISD Business Office, 500 South Trinity, Gilmer, Texas, 75644, or via email at The deadline for submitting proposals to the Business Office is 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 13, 2016. Delivery envelope should be marked: “RFP for Fuel” Gilmer ISD reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids.

Public Notice

Request for Proposal

Gilmer Independent School District Is accepting proposals for

(2) 15-Ton HVAC Unit Replacement

(1) 7.5-Ton HVAC Unit Replacement

For complete proposal requirements and specifications, Please contact Beverly Bobo at (903) 841-7405 or or 500 South Trinity, Gilmer, TX 75644. Sealed proposals are due at the above address no later than 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 Gilmer ISD reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals.

Notice to Bidders

The City of Ore City has received a HOME Grant through the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs for rehabilitation and/or reconstruction of qualified homes within the City of Ore City. Forms for bidder pre-qualification for the City of Ore City’s HOME Program will be available for pickup beginning September 29, 2016.

Bids for contracts under this program will only be accepted from potential bidders completing this form and being pre-approved by the city. Application period for pre-qualification is ongoing, but contractors must be approved and qualified at least 7 days prior to bidding.

Applications must be submitted to Kristan Kahler at Ore City City Hall, 302 E. Main Street, Ore City, TX 75683.

Forms may be picked up between the hours of 8:30 to 4:30 Monday through Friday at Ore City City Hall, 302 E. Main Street, Ore City TX 75683.

All qualified contractors will receive consideration for selection without regard to race, color, creed, sex, religion, national origin, mental or physical disability, marital status, parenthood or age. The City of Ore City is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer and encourages participation by historically underutilized businesses.

Please direct any questions to Kristan Kahler, City Secretary, City of Ore City (903) 968-2911.





Pritchett Water Supply Corp. understands that property is sometimes sold with the representation that water is available to the property from the PWSC System. Such is not always the case, and the PWSC urges any prospective buyer to verify with the operator by calling 903-734-5438 (Mon.-Fri., 8-4) or writing PWSC, 3670 State Highway 155 South, Gilmer, Texas 75645 that water is in fact available at the particular tract in question.

Published Notice to Creditors

Notice is hereby given that letters testamentary for the estate of Dorothy A. Swanson, Decedent, were issued on September 27, 2016 in Docket No. 16PR00103, pending in the Upshur County Court, Texas to Donna L. Miller, Executrix.

Claims may be presented to the representative’s attorney Kristen J. Ishihara, 1125 Judson Rd. Suite 105, Longview, Texas 75601.

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

Published Notice to Creditors

Notice is hereby given that Letters Testamentary for the Estate of William A. Rigsby, deceased were issued on September 26, 2016 in Docket Number 16PR00101 pending in the County Court of Upshur County, Texas, to Jennifer Gail Rigsby.

The residence of the Independent Executor and her mailing address is:

Estate of William A. Rigsby

c/o Jennifer Gail Rigsby

11061 Rogers Rd.

Diana, Texas 75640

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

DATED the 29th day of September, 2016

Dwight A. Brannon

State Bar #02894500

P.O. Box 670

Gilmer, Texas 75644

(903) 843-2523

Attorney for the Estate of William A. Rigsby, deceased




Sharon Water Supply Corp. urges any prospective buyers to verify with the Manager at the office located at 6175 N. State Hwy. 37, Winnsboro, Texas, whether or not water is available at the tract of land in question. Sharon Water Supply Corporation 6175 N. State Hwy. 37 Winnsboro, Texas 75494. 903-342-3525

Public Notice

Notice is hereby given that Application is being made with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for a wine, Beer Retailer’s off-premise permit by Davidson’s to be located at 1121 US HWY 271 S. Gilmer, Upshur County, Texas. Officers are Jake Davidson, President; Verna Davidson, Vice President;Dustin Davidson, Secretary; Billy Jack Davidson, Treasury.


The Union Grove ISD will review the School F.I.R.S.T. (Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas) report from the Texas Education Agency during a regularly scheduled board meeting on Monday, October 10th, 2016, in the high school library. Administrators will be available to answer any questions. Interested school patrons are encouraged to attend.

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