https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=J92J2F8LA8554
Bitterroot Star Ads
Kearns and Sons

Jennifer B. Lint
Boatwright Law Office, P.C.
1091 S. First Street
Hamilton, MT  59840
(406) 375-1385
Attorney for Personal Representative
MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
IN RE THE ESTATE OF  DEBORAH C. HALL, Deceased.
Case No.: DP-12-12
Department No. 1
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been appointed Personal Representative of the above-named estate.  All persons having claims against the decedent are required to present their claims within four months after the date of the first publication of this notice or said claims will be forever barred.
Claims must either be mailed to Michael S. Crouch and Nancy C. Behning, the Co-Personal Representatives, return receipt requested, at Boatwright Law Office, 1091 S. First Street, Hamilton, MT  59840, or filed with the Clerk of the above-entitled Court.
DATED this 15th day of February, 2012.
/s/ Michael S. Crouch, Personal Representative
/s/ Nancy C. Behning, Personal Representative
BS 2-22, 2-29, 3-7-12.

MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
In the Matter of the Estate of JOYCE E. MILLER, Deceased.
Cause No. DP-12-13
Dept. No. 2
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned have been appointed Personal Representatives of the above-named estate. All persons having claims against  the decedent are required to present their claims within four months after the date of the first publication of this notice or said claims will be forever barred.
Claims must either be mailed to Michael Ray Miller and Lori Kay Blumhoefer, the Personal Representatives, return receipt requested, at the Law Offices of Lawrence D. Johnson, Attorney at Law, P.O. Box 500, Hamilton, Montana 59840, or filed with the Clerk of the above-entitled  Court.
DATED this 22nd day of February, 2012
/s/Michael Ray Miller
/s/Lori Kay Blumhoefer
Personal Representatives
BS 2-29, 3-7, 3-14-12.

MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
In the Matter of the Estate of IRENE A. HENAULT Deceased.
Cause No. DP-12-14
Dept. No. 1
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned have been appointed as Co-Personal Representatives of the above-named estate. All persons having claims against  the decedent are required to present their claims within four months after the date of the first publication of this notice or said claims will be forever barred.
Claims must either be mailed to Jane M. Henault or James W. Henault, the Co-Personal Representatives, return receipt requested, at 345 West Main, Hamilton, Montana 59840, or filed with the Clerk of the above-entitled  Court.
DATED this 24th day of February, 2012
/s/Jane M. Henault, Personal Representative
/s/James W. Henault, Personal Representative
BS 2-29, 3-7, 3-14-12.
MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF SUSAN P. SMAUS., Deceased.
Probate No. DP 11-75
Dept. 2
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been appointed Personal Representative of the above-named estate. All persons having claims against the said deceased are required to present their claims within four months after the date of the first publication of this Notice or said claims will be forever barred.
Claims must either be mailed to Robert W. Smaus, Jr., the Personal Representative, return receipt requested, c/o Bell & Bell, P.C., 210 South 3rd Street, P.O. Box 210, Hamilton, Montana 59840, or filed with the Clerk of the above-entitled Court.
Dated this 22nd day of September 2011.
/s/ Robert W. Smaus, Personal Representative
BS 3-7, 3-14, 3-21-12.

MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
In re the Marriage of: Amber Saunders, Petitioner,
and
Joshua Saunders, Respondent
Cause No. DR-12-17
SUMMONS FOR PUBLICATION
THE STATE OF MONTANA SENDS GREETINGS TO THE ABOVE-NAMED RESPONDENT:
You, the Respondent, are hereby summoned to answer the Petition in this action, which is filed with the Clerk of this Court, a copy of which is herewith served upon you, and to file your answer and serve a copy thereof upon the Petitioner within twenty days after service of this Summons, exclusive of the date of service; and in case of your failure to appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you for the relief demanded in the Petition. This action is brought to obtain a dissolution of marriage.
Title to and interest in the following real property will be involved in this action: None
Dated this 16th day of February, 2012.
/s/ Judge James A. Haynes
BS 3-7, 3-14, 3-21-12.

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE
TO BE SOLD FOR CASH AT TRUSTEE’S SALE on June 5, 2012, at 10:00 o’clock A.M. at the Main Entrance of the First American Title Company, located at 1438 N. 1st Street, Hamilton, Montana,  the following described real property situated in Ravalli  County, Montana:
A TRACT OF LAND IN THE SW¼ OF SECTION 28, TOWNSHIP 4 NORTH, RANGE 21
WEST, P.M.M., RAVALLI COUNTY, MONTANA AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY
DESCRIBED AS PARCEL A, CERTIFICATE OF SURVEY NO. 4914-ED.
Commonly known as:  604 Lake Como Road, Darby, MT 59829
Jim Hendrickson, as Grantor(s), conveyed said real property to First American Title Company, as Trustee, to secure an obligation owed to Bitter Root Irrigation District, as Beneficiary, by Deed of Trust dated July 27, 2007, and recorded July 27, 2007, as Document No. 592374.  The beneficial interest is currently held by Bitter Root Irrigation District.  First American Title Company of Montana, Inc. is the Successor Trustee pursuant to a Substitution of Trustee dated January 11, 2012 and recorded in the Office of the Clerk and Recorder of Ravalli County, Montana.
Jim Hendrickson has defaulted in the performance of said Montana Trust Indenture by failing to pay the monthly payment of $816.67 plus a escrow fee of $8.00 for a total monthly payment of $824.67 due for the 27th day of July, 2011 and a like sum of $824.67 due for each and every month thereafter, which monthly installments would have been applied on the principal and interest due on said obligation, and other charges against the property or loan.  As of January 30, 2012 there is due and owing on the loan an unpaid principal balance of $140,000.00, accrued interest in the amount of $5,864.22 for a total amount due of $145,864.22.  Interest accrues on the Note at the rate of 7.00% per annum with a per diem rate of $26.849 after January 30, 2012.    Interest continues to accrue.  All delinquencies are now due together with any late charges, advances to protect the security, and fees and costs associated with this foreclosure.
The Beneficiary anticipates and may disperse such amounts as may be required to preserve and protect the property and for real property taxes that may become due or delinquent, unless such amounts of taxes are paid by the Grantors.  If such amounts are paid by the Beneficiary, the amounts or taxes will be added to the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust.  Other expenses to be charged against the proceeds of this sale include the Trustee’s fees and attorney’s fees, costs and expenses of the sale, and late charges, if any.
Beneficiary has elected and has directed the Trustee to sell the above-described property to satisfy the obligation.
The sale is a public sale and any person, including the Beneficiary, excepting only the Trustee, may bid at the sale.  The bid price must be paid in cash at the time of sale.  The conveyance will be made by Trustee’s Deed.  The sale purchaser shall be entitled to possession of the property on the 10th day following the sale.
The Grantor, successor in interest to the Grantor, or any other person having an interest in the property, at any time prior to the Trustee’s Sale, may pay to the Beneficiary or the successor in interest to the Beneficiary the entire amount then due under the Deed of Trust and the obligation secured thereby (including costs and expenses actually incurred and attorney’s fees) other than such portion of the principal as would not then be due  had no default occurred and thereby cure the default.
The scheduled Trustee’s Sale may be postponed by publication proclamation up to fifteen (15) days for any reason, and in the event of a bankruptcy filing, the sale may be postponed by the Trustee for up to one-hundred twenty (120) days by public proclamation at least every thirty (30) days.
Dated: January 30, 2012
/s/Becky Stucki, Assistant Secretary
for First American Title Company of Montana, Inc., Successor Trustee
c/o First American Specialty Services
P O Box 580, Blackfoot ID 83221-0580
STATE OF IDAHO)
: ss.
County of Bingham)
On this 30th day of January, 2012, before me, a Notary Public in and for said State, personally appeared BECKY STUCKI, known or identified to me to be the Assistant Secretary of the Corporation who executed the instrument on behalf of said Corporation, and acknowledged to me that said Corporation executed the same.
Dalia Martinez
Notary Public State of Idaho
Residing at: Blackfoot, ID
Commission Expires:2/18/2014
BS 2-22, 2-29, 3-7-12.

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale Number: 12-00074-3 Loan Number: 1127094169 APN: 1380600 TO BE SOLD for cash at Trustee’s Sale on June 18, 2012 at the hour of 10:00 AM, recognized local time, At the front entrance of the County Courthouse, 205 Bedford, Hamilton, MT., the following described real property in Ravalli County, Montana, to-wit: A parcel in Block 6 of the Townsite of Florence, including the Southerly 1/2 of Lot 4 and also the Southerly 1/2 of Lot 3 and including those reversionary rights enjoyed by the vacation of the alley in Block 6, as Parcel K, Certificate of Survey No. 233 APN#1380600. More commonly known as: 5364 Second Street, Florence, MT Wayne R. Ramsey and Debra E. Ramsey, as the original grantor(s), conveyed said real property to Mark E. Nornnig, as the original trustee, to secure an obligation owed to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for WMC Mortgage Corp., as the original beneficiary, by a Trust Indenture dated as of April 14, 2006, and recorded on April 19, 2006 under Document No. 570216, in the Official Records of the Office of the Record of Ravalli County, Montana (“Deed of Trust”). The current beneficiary is: Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Trustee for Morgan Stanley ABS Capital I Inc. Trust 2006-WMC2 (the “Beneficiary”) Fidelity National Title Insurance Company was named as Successor Trustee (the Trustee”) by virtue of a Substitution of Trustee dated February 7, 2012 and recorded in the records of Ravalli County, Montana. There: has been a default in the performance of said Deed of Trust Failure to pay when due the following amounts which are now in arrears as of February 12, 2012: Balance due on monthly payments from September 1, 2011 which payments total: $1,064.08: Late charges: $294.08: Late Charges Forecasted: $0.00 Bad Check: $0.00 Net Other Fees: $0.00 Advances: $0.00 There is presently due on the obligation the principal sum of $123,571.66 plus accrued interest thereon at the rate of 8.32000% per annum from August 1, 2011, plus late charges. Interest and late charges continue to accrue. Other expenses to be charged against the proceeds include the trustee’s or attorney’s fees and costs and expenses of sale. The beneficiary has elected to sell the property to satisfy the obligation and has directed the trustee to commence such sale proceedings. The beneficiary declares that the grantor is in default as described above and has directed the Trustee to commence proceedings to sell the property described above at public sale in accordance with the terms and provisions of this notice. The sale is a public sale and any person, including the beneficiary, excepting only the Trustee, may bid at the sale. The bid price must be paid in cash. The conveyance will be made by Trustee’s Deed. The sale purchaser shall be entitled to possession of the property on the 10th day following the sale. The grantor, successor in interest to the grantor or any other person having an interest in the aforesaid property, at any time prior to the trustee’s sale, may pay to the beneficiary or the successor in Interest to the beneficiary the entire amount then due under the deed of trust and the obligation secured thereby (including costs and expenses actually incurred and trustee’s fees) other than such portion of the principal as would not then be due had no default occurred and thereby cure the default theretofore existing. SALE INFORMATION CAN BE OBTAINED ON LINE AT www.Ipsasap.com AUTOMATED SALES INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 714-730-2727 DATED: February 13, 2012 FIDELITY NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY, Trustee By: Mariah Booker, Authorized Signature ASAP# 4202258 02/29/2012, 03/07/2012, 03/14/2012

NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL PROPERTY
FIRST INTERSTATE BANK
VS.
MARLIN POWELL AND JOSHUA POWELL
To be sold at Sheriffs Sale on the 22ND day of MARCH, 2012 at 10 o’clock, A.M., at the RAVALLI COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 205 BEDFORD ST., HAMIL TON, RAVALLI COUNTY, MTM the right, title and interest of the defendants in and to, the following real property:
Lots C and D, Amended Subdivision Plat No. 867, Block 13, Hamilton Heights, Ravalli County, Montana, according to the official recorded plat thereof.
This sale is to be to the highest bidder, for cash, to be applied to a judgment in the amount of $316,761.19 together with accruing interest and costs of sale.
This sale is being held in accordance with MtW25~13JJ04(1) pursuant to a Default Judgment, Decree of Foreclosure and Order of Sale under docket number DV-11-730 entered in the Montana Twenty-First Judicial District Court, Ravalli County on the 23RD day of January, 2012.
Chris Hoffman, Sheriff of Ravalli County
BS 3-7, 3-14, 3-21-12.

FLORENCE FIRE DISTRICT
SURPLUS EQUIPMENT SALE
The following equipment is for sale to the highest bidder:
1 used flatbed
1 used fire pump
1 used 300-gallon fire tank
1 used toolbox
All equipment is considered to be salvage only.
Submit sealed bids by March 19, 2012 to Florence Fire, P.O. Box 340, Florence MT 59833.
Phone 273-0472 or 360-8681 for information.
Successful bidders must remove items within a week.
BS 2-29, 3-7, 3-14.

NOTICE
PUBLIC HEARING
Thursday, March 22, 2012 6:00 p.m.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town Council of the Town of Stevensville will hold a public hearing on March 22, 2012 at 6:00 PM at the Town Council Chambers at 206 Buck Street, Stevensville, Montana, 59870 for the purpose of obtaining public comments regarding the Town of Stevensville’s proposed improvements to the Stevensville Wastewater Treatment Plant. Proposed improvements are required to meet new Montana Department of Environmental Quality permit requirements and provide upgrades to the facility.
At the public hearing, the proposed project will be explained, including the purpose and proposed area of the project, activities, budget, and possible sources of funding. All interested persons will be given the opportunity to ask questions and to express their opinions regarding the project.
Comments may be given orally at the hearing or submitted in writing mailed to P.O. Box 30, Stevensville, MT 59870 before 5:00 pm March 22, 2012. Questions, comments or more information may be obtained by contacting Town Hall at 406-777-5271.
Denise Philley, Deputy Clerk
Bs 3-7, 3-14-12.

There are no comments yet. Be the first and leave a response!

Leave a Reply

Please type the characters of this captcha image in the input box

Please type the characters of this captcha image in the input box

Wanting to leave an <em>phasis on your comment?