Announcements

A. HERR SMITH & E.E. SMITH LIBRARY

105 E. ADAMS, P.O. BOX 247

LODA, ILLINOIS 69848-9768

FISCAL YEAR REPORT 2013-2014

BALANCE FORWARD $72,604.30

RECEIPTS

Interest $ 858.01

Iroquois County Collector $ 56,711.46

Books, Copies, Fines $ 630.66

Per Capita Grant $ 1,501.40

Replacement Tax $ 486.43

Other Sources $ 595.72

TOTAL RECEIPTS $ 60,783.68

TOTAL $133,387.98

DISBURSEMENTS

Head Librarian Salary $ 19,762.57

Librarian Fed W/H $ 7,324.71

Librarian State W/H $ 1,558.02

Sub Librarian Salary $ 844.16

Unemployment Insurance $ 149.42

Treasurer's Bond $ 230.00

Publishing $ 59.52

NICOR Gas $ 833.76

Electricity Ameren $ 928.92

Telephone $ 1,779.03

Technology/Internet $ 730.39

Books $ 4,885.42

Janitor-Maintenance-Supp $ 1,099.60

Grounds Maintenance $ 3,421.78

Pest Control $ 261.06

Repairs to Real Estate $ 835.00

Office Supplies $ 149.06

Computer Supplies $ 84.99

Copy Machine Maintenance $ 215.00

Postage $ 322.00

Post Office Box Rent $ 152.00

Safe Deposit Box Rent $ 15.00

Insurance $ 1,174.00

Mileage $ 0.00

Other $ 817.95

TOTAL DISBURSEMENTS $ 47,633.36

ENDING BALANCE $ 85,754.62

1223936 4/16/14


ANNUAL TREASURER'S REPORT FOR THE

SULLIVANT TOWNSHIP GENERAL FUNDS

FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING MARCH 31,2014

REVENUE SUMMARY: Property Taxes $74,011; Personal Property Replacement Tax $3,380; Interest Income $486; Land Rent $650; Hall Rent $425; Cemetery Plot Sales $0.00; Miscellaneous Income $7,288; Fund Transfers $0.00.

TOTAL REVENUE: $86,240

COMPENSATION SUMMARY: Donald Armstrong $24,000; Donald D. Tjarks $5,003; Mary E. Meyer $2,688; Kent Bielfeldt $648; Roy Brucker $648; Howard Eagleson $540; James Wurmnest $648; Troy Back $1,720; Robert Meyer $1,500; Charles DeMoss, Jr. $267; Josh Wurmnest $50; Micheal Brown: $50.; Chrles Tjarks $110.

TOTAL COMPENSATION: $38,194

EXPENDITURE SUMMARY: TOIRMA $9,324; EFTPS on line: $10,011; Stan Feller CPA's; All other Disbursements Less Than $2,500: $6,155

TOTAL VENDORS: $28,236

SUMMARY STATEMENT OF CONDITION

Beginning Fund Balance $ 157,041

Revenues $ 86,240

Less Disbursements ($66,430)

Ending Fund Balance $ 176,851

I, Donald D. Tjarks, Sullivant Township Supervisor, Ford County, Illinois, do hereby certify that the above is a true copy and correct based on my Annual Treasurer's Report for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2014.

/s/ Donald D. Tjarks, Supervisor

SULLIVANT TOWNSHIP

Signed and sworn to before me, May 6, 2013

/s/ Bonnie L. Wurmnest

Rotary Public – State of Illinois

My Commission Expires May 1, 2016

1223963 5/16/14


ANNUAL TREASURER'S REPORT FOR THE

SULLIVANT TOWNSHIP ROAD DISTRICT

FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING MARCH 31, 2014

REVENUE SUMMARY: Property Taxes $60,795; Personal Property Replacement Tax $8,389; Fines $305; Interest Income $809; Equipment Rental $20,000: Miscellaneous Income $8; Insurance Claims $8,247.

TOTAL REVENUE: $98,553

COMPENSATION SUMMARY: Donald Armstrong $5,400; Joseph Teno $6,449; All other under ($25,000); $3,561.

TOTAL COMPENSATION: $15,410

EXPENDITURE SUMMARY: Zeel Mart $3,171; Randy's Paint & Body $7,916; Dave's Tire & Alignment $2,723; Iroquois Paving Corp. $5,800 Premier Coop., Inc. $8,006; Contect Construction $3,181; Ace in the Hole $3,690; Ford County Highway $8,305; All Other Disbursements Less Than $2,500: $20,549

TOTAL VENDORS: $63,341

SUMMARY STATEMENT OF CONDITION

Beginning Fund Balance $314,966

Revenues $ 98,553

Less Disbursements ($ 78,751)

Ending Fund Balance $334,768

I, Donald D. Tjarks, Sullivant Township Road District Treasurer, do certify that the enclosed information is true and correct, based on my records, for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2014.

/s/ Donald D. Tjarks, Supervisor

SULLIVANT TOWNSHIP ROAD DISTRICT

Signed and sworn to before me, April 7, 2014

Bonnie L. Wurmnest

Rotary Public – State of Illinois

My Commission Expires May 1, 2016

1223987 4/16/2014


ASSUMED NAME OF

PUBLICATION NOTICE

Public Notice is hereby given that on March 28, A.D. 2014, a certificate was filed in the Office of the County Clerk of Ford County, Illinois, setting forth the names and post-office addresses of all the persons owning, conducting and transacting the business known as and located at:

COUNTRYSIDE

CLOSEOUT

197 N 2540 E Rd

RANKIN, IL 60960

Dated this 28th day of March, 2014.

Linda Kellerhals

County Clerk

1222603 04/02,09,16


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT

OF THE ELEVENTH

JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

FORD COUNTY, ILLINOIS

IN THE INTEREST OF

STONE T. ADAMS,

Minor.

No. 14-JD-5

PUBLICATION NOTICE

To the Father of Stone T. Adams:

Take Notice that on January 29, 2014 a Petition Seeking Adjudication of Wardship was filed under the Juvenile Court Act of 1987 by the People of the State of Illinois in the Circuit Court of Ford County entitled “In the Interest of Stone T. Adams, A Minor,” and that on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 in Courtroom 200 of the Ford County Courthouse, Paxton, Ford County, Illinois at the hour of 10:30 a.m. Or as soon thereafter as this cause may be heard, a First Appearance hearing will be held upon that petition. THE COURT HAS AUTHORITY IN THIS PROCEEDING TO TAKE FROM YOU CUSTODY AND TO APPOINT A GUARDIAN WITH POWER TO CONSENT TO MEDICAL DECISIONS AND PLACEMENT. Unless you appear you will not be entitled to further written notices or publication notices of the proceedings in this case, including the filing of an amended petition.

Now, unless you appear at the hearing and show cause against the petition, the allegations of the petition may stand admitted as against you and each of you, and an order or judgment entered.

Dated: April 4, 2014 at Paxton Illinois

/s/ Kim Evans

Clerk of the Circuit Court

1223587 04/09,16,23


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE 11TH

JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

FORD COUNTY-

PAXTON, ILLINOIS

FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION

PLAINTIFF

VS

RANDETTE SCOTT A/K/A RANDETTE J. SCOTT;

KEVIN F. SCOTT JR;

DEFENDANTS

12 CH 4

32 EAST PIPER CITY STREET

PIPER CITY, IL 60959

NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE UNDER ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE ACT ***THIS DOCUMENT IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT ON A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE*** PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered by said Court in the above entitled cause on March 26, 2012, FORD COUNTY SHERIFF in FORD County, Illinois, will on May 14, 2014, in THE FORD COUNTY JAIL, 235 NORTH AMERICAN STREET PAXTON, IL 60957, at 10:15 AM, sell at public auction and sale to the highest bidder for cash, all and singular, the following described real estate mentioned in said Judgment, situated in the County of FORD, State of Illinois, or so much thereof as shall be sufficient to satisfy said Judgment:

TRACT 1: COMMENCING AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION FOUR, TOWNSHIP TWENTY-SIX NORTH, RANGE NINE EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, PROCEED THENCE WEST 134 AND ONE HALF FEET, THENCE SOUTH 324 FEET, THENCE EAST 134 AND ONE HALF FEET, THENCE NORTH 324 FEET TO THE PLACE OF BEGINNING, SITUATED IN THE TOWNSHIP OF BRENTON, COUNTY OF FORD AND STATE OF ILLINOIS. TRACT 2: COMMENCING AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SAID FIRST TRACT, PROCEED THENCE SOUTH 236 FEET, THENCE WEST 134 AND ONE HALF FEET, THENCE NORTH 236 FEET, THENCE EAST ON THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID FIRST TRACT, 134 AND ONE HALF FEET TO THE PLACE OF BEGINNING, SITUATED IN THE TOWNSHIP OF BRENTON, COUNTY OF FORD AND STATE OF ILLINOIS.

TAX NO. 04-04-04-206-013

COMMONLY KNOWN AS: 32 EAST PIPER CITY STREET PIPER CITY, IL 60959

Description of Improvements: SINGLE FAMILY HOME WITH NO GARAGE. The Judgment amount was $91,391.37. Sale Terms: This is an "AS IS" sale for "CASH". The successful bidder must deposit 25% down by certified funds; balance, by certified funds, within 24 hours. NO REFUNDS. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments or special taxes levied against said real estate, water bills, etc., and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to plaintiff. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the bid amount, the purchaser shall receive a Certificate of Sale, which will entitle the purchaser to a Deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. The successful purchaser has the sole responsibility/expense of evicting any tenants or other individuals presently in possession of the subject premises.

If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DYAS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For Information: Visit our website at http:\\

service.atty-pierce.com. Between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. only - Pierce & Associates, Plaintiff's Attorneys, 1 North Dearborn, Chicago, Illinois 60602. Tel. No. (312) 372-2060. Please refer to file #PA1200032 Plaintiff's attorney is not required to provide additional information other than that set forth in this notice of sale.

I598092

1221465 4/2,9,16


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE 11TH

JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

FORD COUNTY-

PAXTON, ILLINOIS

JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A.

PLAINTIFF

VS

DAVID WALLER A/K/A DAVID A. WALLER;

PENNY WALLER A/K/A PENNY M. WALLER;

UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NON RECORD CLAIMANTS;

CITY OF PAXTON;

DEFENDANTS

12 CH 22

359 WEST STATE STREET

PAXTON, IL 60957

NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE UNDER ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE ACT ***THIS DOCUMENT IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT ON A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE*** PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered by said Court in the above entitled cause on February 3, 2014, FORD COUNTY SHERIFF in FORD County, Illinois, will on May 14, 2014, in THE FORD COUNTY JAIL, 235 NORTH AMERICAN STREETPAXTON, IL 60957, at 10:00AM, sell at public auction and sale to the highest bidder for cash, all and singular, the following described real estate mentioned in said Judgment, situated in the County of FORD, State of Illinois, or so much thereof as shall be sufficient to satisfy said Judgment:

LOT 9 AND THE WEST HALF OF LOT 10 IN BLOCK 32 IN RAILROAD ADDITION TO PAXTON, SITUATED IN THE CITY OF PAXTON, COUNTY OF FORD AND STATE OF ILLINOIS.

TAX NO. (11)-14-07-432-011

COMMONLY KNOWN AS: 359 WEST STATE STREET PAXTON, IL 60957

Description of Improvements: 2 STORY HOME WITH DETACHED GARAGE The Judgment amount was $80,527.19. Sale Terms: This is an "AS IS" sale for "CASH". The successful bidder must deposit 25% down by certified funds; balance, by certified funds, within 24 hours. NO REFUNDS. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments or special taxes levied against said real estate, water bills, etc., and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to plaintiff. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the bid amount, the purchaser shall receive a Certificate of Sale, which will entitle the purchaser to a Deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. The successful purchaser has the sole responsibility/expense of evicting any tenants or other individuals presently in possession of the subject premises.

If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For Information: Visit our website at http:\\

service.atty-pierce.com. Between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. only - Pierce & Associates, Plaintiff's Attorneys, 1 North Dearborn, Chicago, Illinois 60602. Tel. No. (312) 372-2060. Please refer to file #PA1030993 Plaintiff's attorney is not required to provide additional information other than that set forth in this notice of sale.

I598088

1221461 4/2,9,16


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 11TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

FORD COUNTY -

PAXTON, ILLINOIS

13 CH 00039

JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association

PLAINTIFF

Vs.

Heidi Jones; et. al.

DEFENDANTS

NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE OF REAL ESTATE

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on 12/23/2013, the Sheriff of Ford County, Illinois will on 5/28/14 at the hour of 10:00AM at Sheriff's Office Training Room ,235 N. American Paxton, IL 60957, or in a place otherwise designated at the time of sale, County of Ford and State of Illinois, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, as set forth below, the following described real estate:

LOT SIXTEEN (16) AND THE WEST HALF (W 1/2)OF LOT SEVENTEEN (17) IN BLOCK "A" IN THE ORIGINAL TOWN OF PROSPECT CITY, NOW CITY OF PAXTON, EAST OF THE ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD, SITUATED IN THE CITY OF PAXTON, COUNTY OF FORD AND STATE OF ILLINOIS.

PIN 11-14-17-102-015

Improved with Single Family Home

COMMONLY KNOWN AS: 227 E. Orleans Street

Paxton, IL 60957

Sale terms: 10% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the auction; The balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in "AS IS" condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court.

If the property is a condominium and the foreclosure takes place after 1/1/2007, purchasers other than the mortgagees will be required to pay any assessment and legal fees due under The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4).

If the property is located in a common interest community, purchasers other than mortgagees will be required to pay any assessment and legal fees due under the Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1).

If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee or the Mortgagee's attorney.

Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser shall receive a Certificate of Sale, which will entitle the purchaser to a Deed to the real estate after Confirmation of the sale. The successful purchaser has the sole responsibility/expense of evicting any tenants or other individuals presently in possession of the subject premises.

The property will NOT be open for inspection and Plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the Court file to verify all information.

IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW.

For information: Examine the court file or contact Plaintiff's attorney: Codilis & Associates, P.C., 15W030 North Frontage Road, Suite 100, Burr Ridge, IL 60527, (630) 794-9876. Please refer to file number 14-13-23144.

I601609

1224468 4/16,23,30


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE ELEVENTH

JUDICIAL CIRCUIT - FORD COUNTY, ILLINOIS

IN PROBATE

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF

SCOTT ARTHUR KELLERHALS

Deceased.

NO. 14-P-6

NOTICE OF DEATH

NOTICE IS GIVEN of the death of SCOTT ARTHUR KELLERHALS. Letters of Office were issued on March 24, 2014 to Christina Benca, 229 W. Pells St., Paxton, IL 60957, whose attorney is Thorpe Facer, 2704 Boulder Rd., Ste. D, Urbana, Illinois 61802.

Claims may be filed against the estate in the office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court, Ford County Courthouse, 200 W. State Street, Paxton, IL, 60957, or with the representative, or both, on or before November 1, 2014, or, if mailing or delivery of a notice from the representative is required by Sec. 18-3 of the Probate Act of 1975, the date stated in that notice. Copies of a claim filed with the Clerk must be mailed or delivered to the representative and to the attorney within ten days after it has been filed. Any claim not filed within that period is barred.

CHRISTINA BENCA

229 W. Pells St.

Paxton, IL 60957

Prepared by:

Thorpe Facer

2704 Boulder Rd., Ste. D

Urbana, Illinois 61802

Phone: (217) 337-1111

Fax: (217) 344-9971 1222952 04/09,16,23


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE ELEVENTH

JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

FORD COUNTY, ILLINOIS

IN THE MATTER OF

THE ESTATE OF

MARY HELEN MILLER,

DECEASED.

NO. 14-P-7

CLAIM NOTICE

Notice is given of the death of MARY HELEN MILLER, of 1718 EAST 2500 NORTH RD., Piper City, Illinois.

Letters of Office were issued to RITA ANN EILERS, 2465 N. 2320 East Rd., Martinton, IL 60951, ROBERT W. MILLER, 1514 E. 2600 North Rd., Piper City, IL 60959, JAMES R. MILLER, 1501 E. 2450 North Rd., PO Box 183, Piper City, IL 60959, and THOMAS M. MILLER, 2776 County Rd. 1300 N., El Paso, IL 61738, as Independent Co-Executors, whose attorney are CAUGHEY, LEGNER & FREEHILL, 213 Green Street, PO Box 198, Chenoa, Illinois.

Claims may be filed on or before the 3rd day of October, 2014. Any claim not filed within that period is barred. Claims may be filed in the Office of the Clerk of this Court at the Ford County Courthouse, 200 West State Street, Paxton, Illinois, 60957, or claims may be filed with the Personal Representatives or both. If filed with the Clerk, the claimant must, within ten (10) days, mail or deliver a copy of the claim to the Personal Representatives and to their attorney and file with the Clerk proof of such mailing or delivery.

RITA ANN EILERS,

ROBERT W. MILLER,

JAMES R. MILLER, and

THOMAS M. MILLER,

Independent Co-Executors

CAUGHEY, LEGNER

& FREEHILL

Attorneys for the Estate

213 Green Street

PO Box 198

Chenoa, IL 61726

(815)945-2611

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