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Sienna Plantation hosts Cub Scouts Homeowner challenges bank on forced flood insurance purchase By SESHADRI KUMAR A Fort Bend County resident has sued Wells Fargo Bank for forcibly collecting flood insurance for her home. Nancy Hentschel, a New Territory resident, alleged that the bank forcibly bought flood insurance for her home which was not under Federal Emergency Management Agency’s 100-year-flood plain map. Wells Fargo issued a forced flood insurance costing $6,000 for her property located on Vista Lake. The entire area, and her property in particular, has nev-

er been in flood plain, according to Hentschel. She is seeking a $10,000 damage from Wells Fargo in time, frustration and credit damage caused by the forcible purchase of flood insurance. Hentschel filed her lawsuit in the court of Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace. Terrea L. Moore, designated representative of Wells Fargo Bank, responded to the complaint by saying that the bank would defend itself against the lawsuit. The court subsequently ordered a mediation on May 29.

The bank representative participated in the mediation via telephone from California. As the mediation did not succeed, the matter is posted for trial and a date has not yet been set. The mediation proceedings have been kept confidential. Hentschel’s claim is significant because it challenges a lending institution’s unilateral purchase of flood insurance even though the insurance may not be necessitated by law. Also, the bank’s right to protect the asset on lien comes under question.

Missouri City celebrates Juneteenth Over 230 Cub Scouts ages 7 to 11 participated in the threeday 2014 Thunder Wolf District Day Camp hosted by the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints located on Scanlan Trace in Sienna Plantation last week. The “Cubs in Space” themed day camp provided scouts a first step in the camping progression, creating a place for Cub Scouts and Webelos to test themselves, do new activities, make new friends and learn something new. From June 10-11 campers had a choice of a variety of activities ranging from leather works, team sports, BB and archery

target shooting for the scouting ranks of Tiger, Bear, Wolf and Webelo. BSA has been the pioneer in promoting youth devel-

opment and implements the safest guidelines to ensure boys the opportunity to improve outdoor skills in a safe environment.

A cut above the rest: WCJC cosmetology graduate makes her mark To Wharton County Junior College graduate and professional stylist Heather Hutson, working with hair means a whole lot more than simply shearing off lengthy locks. “I used to love the feeling I got right after having my hair fixed,” the 24-year-old said. “I want to help people feel their prettiest and be more confident.” A graduate of the WCJC Cosmetology Program, Hutson is currently working for the Albert Luiz Salon in Sugar Land. For the past six weeks, she has worked as a full-time hair designer. It’s her dream job. “I never thought I would be here, but I always wanted to be,” she said. “I love it. It’s never the same thing and I can’t wait to meet whoever will cross my path today.” A 2008 Needville High School graduate, Hutson obtained an Associate’s Degree in general studies and a cosmetology certificate from WCJC in 2012. It was time well spent. “I learned so much in school here,” she said. “The teachers were very helpful and open to questions.” Jacqueline Kuehn, WCJC’s Cosmetology Program Director, remembers Hutson as a talented student who possessed the dedication required to excel at her studies. “Heather was a great student. She was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the latest style and trends,” Kuehn said. WCJC’s Cosmetology Program covers the full gamut of hair and beauty services, including everything from coloring to styling to makeup analysis to facial treatments. In addition to classroom lectures, there’s also plenty of hands-

WCJC Cosmetology graduate Heather Hutson conducts a hair styling demonstration with model Shanna Schroeder of Edna during a recent visit to the Wharton campus. Hutson currently works for Albert Luiz Salon in Sugar Land. on training with clients in the lab. The coursework lasts 11 months for full-time day students and 18 months for those enrolled in the night program. Program participants come from outside the boundaries of Wharton County, traveling from Victoria, the Woodlands and Weimar, just to name a few. Kuehn said employment opportunities for graduates are vast, with jobs for hairstylists, hairdressers and cosmetolo-

gists projected to grow 13 percent between now and 2022. Average starting salaries are between $25,000 and $35,000 per year. “Demand for hair coloring, hair straightening and other advanced hair treatment has risen in recent years, a trend that is expected to continue over the coming decade,” Kuehn said. It didn’t take long after graduation for Hutson to find a place at Albert Luiz Salon. Her initial

year was spent in a demanding apprenticeship, one designed to train hair designers in the latest techniques of the trade. It was a test of patience and perseverance, Hutson said. “You definitely have to practice and study. It definitely pushes you,” she said. “But if it’s something you like, you’re going to want to take the extra time to do it right.” Hutson distinguished herself during the apprenticeship, so much so that she had the singular opportunity to accompany Albert Luiz to Fashion Week in New York City. The five-day event was life changing. “It was an awesome experience,” she said. “I would love to eventually be a lead stylist at Fashion Week.” Hutson will also be featured in an upcoming issue of Estetica magazine, which is doing an article on the importance of mentoring programs in the careers of new stylists. Since completing the apprenticeship, Hutson has worked full-time for Albert Luiz Salon in Sugar Land. One of the best parts of her job is helping clients feel better about themselves. “We’re trained to know what looks good on you,” Hutson said. Not that there aren’t challenges. For example, clients who come in with a picture of a famous supermodel – fully expecting to be miraculously transformed – don’t always get their wish. “There are limitations to what we can do,” Hutson said with a grin. “Your comb is not a wand.” For more information on the WCJC Cosmetology Program, visit the website at www.wcjc. edu

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19 that the Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free. During the 2014 Missouri City Juneteenth Celebration, Missouri City Juneteenth Celebration Foundation offered five days of family oriented and fun-filled events & activities including a parade, historical reenactment, a scholarship golf tournament, a High School “Battle of the Bands” challenge, community service awards gala, and an open-air music festival. Above, the MCJCF Scholarship winners, with foundation members, scholarship committee members and community leaders, State Rep. Sylvester Turner, left, Don Smith, Missouri City councilman and founder-chairman of MCJCF, Cynthia Turner, Dr. Moncia Rasmus, Caludia Singleton, Ashlee Shermaen, Bobby Mills, Etta Smith, State Rep. Ron Reynolds and State Sen. Rodney Ellis.

On Saturday, June 21, the Missouri City Juneteenth Celebration Foundation wrapped up Juneteenth 2014 in grand style with the annual “One Mile of Smiles” Parade and Battle of the Bands. Above, on the City of Missouri City float at-large councilmen Chris Preston, left, and Jerry Wyatt, right.

Fourth of July Celebrations From 6-9 p.m. on Friday, July 4, Missouri City invites citizens to Buffalo Run Park for an exciting day of family-friendly activities, patriotic games, delicious food and the always popular fireworks show. The annual Fourth of July Celebration and fireworks show will take place at Buffalo Run Park, 1122 Buffalo Run Blvd. The evening will end with a fireworks show at approximately 9:15 p.m.; parking and stadium seating will be available at Thurgood Marshall High School, adjacent to the park. The City of Sugar Land’s Fourth of July celebration is scheduled for Friday, July 4, from 7-10 p.m., at Constellation Field, 1 Stadium Drive. The Star Spangled Spectacular at Constellation Field will include traditional patriotic entertainment along the concourse and on the field. Participants may bring blankets to spread out in the outfield and enjoy a variety of free entertainment and the fireworks finale after sunset.


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Say aloha to the new school year on Aug. 25 at Sweetwater Country Club at the Back to School Scramble Golf Tournament. Front row kneeling (L-R): Allan Holley, Chair Claude Leatherwood. Second row (L-R): Kyle Dawson, Carol Scott, Sue Chiang, Peggy Jackson, Mary Ahner, Ron Bailey, Lina Sabouni, FBEF Events Coordinator Carol Evans. Third Row (L-R): Kay James, John Wantuch, John Haskew. Not pictured, Bob McHugh; Director of Golf Operations, Sweetwater Country Club. For more information contact the Foundation at 281-634-1111 or visit www. fortbendisd.com/foundation

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NEWS Fort Bend Cares grants over $160,000 to 22 charities

The numbers are big. Over 20,000 disadvantaged children and youth in Fort Bend County will be helped in some way through $160,110 in grants to 22 area non-profits. Fort Bend Cares assembled the charities, volunteers and key sponsors for its annual grant reception on Monday, June 9th at Silver Eagle Distributors in Rosenberg to give

out the awards. Everyone was on hand to also celebrate Fort Bend Cares’ work the last 10 years in the community, ultimately granting just over $1.2 million since inception. The organization’s thorough grants process still remains at a unique grass-roots level, engaging almost 40 community volunteers.

Grants Committee Chairperson Robert Coffman said, “The committee did a lot of research and had to make many tough decisions. They are diligent so as to ensure their recommendations to the Board of Trustees have been examined carefully and thoughtfully.� The Rosenberg Railroad Museum was awarded the Founders Grant, now in its

second year. The grant is named after co-founders Dr. Robert McClendon and Jim Rice. It will help the museum provide free educational programming and field trips for Title 1 schools in Fort Bend. “So many valuable organizations do so much important work in Fort Bend County assisting the children, youth and

families that may need help, and ultimately strengthening our community as a whole,� said Fort Bend Cares Executive Director Angie Wierzbicki. Board Chairperson Walt White added, “We are excited to be able to support these dedicated charities by helping to bridge the gap. We couldn’t do it without our business sponsors, individual donors and volunteers. And we can’t wait to increase the support to the hard-working non-profits next year.� Fort Bend Cares raises money for the grants through a variety of events and individual

contributions. Its signature event, “Road Trip,� is scheduled for Saturday, February 7, 2015 at Fluor in Sugar Land and brings in the most funds. The organization is looking for sponsors and volunteers for this event and other activities. To get involved, contact Wierzbicki at angie@fortbendcares.org or 832-819-2005. For a full list of grant recipients and more information on Fort Bend Cares visit www. fortbendcares.org. Photo Credit: Mary Favre & Liz Furman

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Missouri City City Council unanimously adopts buget At its Monday, June 16, Regular Meeting, Missouri City Council Members unanimously approved the Fiscal Year 2015 budget, which runs from July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015. Council also unanimously approved to ratify the increase in property tax revenues reflected in the budget, without any increase in the tax rate. “Economic and residential growth has been part of the Missouri City story during the past five to ten years, and all signs point to it continuing into the future. New industries continue to find a home here, producing goods and services in Missouri City for the world,� City Manager Ed Broussard said. “As we experience this growth, the City continues to provide effective, quality services to our community using strong, fiscal accountability. The investments the City have made in the Tax Increment Reinvestment Zones, tax abatement agreements and other economic development tools have begun to bear fruit for increased sales tax growth and shifting property tax payment percentages from residential to commercial.� In the FY 2015 budget, the City will maintain its current tax rate of $0.57375; have total revenue of $38,531,087; and have total expenditures of $39,386,459. Highlights include: *The hiring of a City Grants Coordinator *Additional Wi-Fi access to City facilities *Take-home vehicles for Police Department Investigators * A playground for the Recreation and Tennis Center

*A backflow prevention system for Public Safety Headquarters *A one-time, 3 percent lumpsum payment increase for fulltime employees *$28,000 in citywide facility maintenance “This budget raises more revenue from property taxes than last year’s budget by $425,461, which is a 2.4 percent increase from the previous year’s budget,� Missouri City Finance Director Wes Vela said. “Given the recent economic conditions and its effect on the City’s budget, it is of great importance for the City to continue the organizational strategies that have been in place for the last several years.� The four parts of the City’s strategy are: 1. Retaining existing property values 2. Increase Commercial Development 3. Create value added services 4. Develop an organization for optimum performance

The CIP budget for Fiscal Year 2015 primarily includes projects approved by Missouri City voters in 2003 and 2014, and funded through the issuance of general obligation bonds as authorized in those elections. Some of these FY15 CIP projects are: *Replacement of Gradall *City Hall Roof Replacement/Repair *Facilities Needs Assessment *Park Improvements *Hurricane Lane Extension

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AROUND THE NEIGHBORHOOD: Chauffeuring the rich and famous By CAROLYN BOWDEN For 13 years Ralph and Pat Toland (long time residents of Quail Valley Subdivision) have been Volunteer Drivers for the authors who have been invited to participate in an annual fund raiser, A Celebration of Reading which includes a program in which well known authors give a brief review of their books, usually the most recently published. Pat was volunteering for the foundation and the Celebration of Reading when they expressed a need for a driver and Pat volunteered. The Tolands’ generosity helps to off-set expenses for this event which benefits The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy whose mission is to make Americans 100 percent literate. AUTHORS: The following are some of the authors that have participated – there are many others. Those authors underlined were driven by the Tolands. Authors: David Baldacci, Barbara Taylor Bradford, Sandra Brown, Christopher Buckley, Mary Higgins Clark, Fannie Flagg, Elizabeth George, Amy Grant, John Grisham, David Halberstam, A.J. Jacobs , P. D. James, Robert Ludlum, Reba McEntire, Larry McMurty, Brad Meltzer, Bob Newhart, Susan Orlean, James Patterson, Sidney Sheldon, Anita Shreve, Daniel Silva, Brad Thor, Scott Turow BARBARA BUSH TEXAS FUND: This Foundation for Family Literacy funds the development of innovative family literacy projects in which parents and their children can learn how to read together. The parents are provided skills they need in order to be their children’s first teachers. Since the founding in 1989 the Foundation has awarded more than 40 million dollars to over 1,000 families in 50 states and this event raises over 2 million each year. CHAPERONING THE AUTHORS: They are assigned one of the five authors who will be attending the event and are given his/her itinerary. They meet the author at the airport, Bush Inter-

Bowden continental or sometimes Million Air Terminal. The author is taken to their hotel (usually the night before the event). The next morning they drive the author to a “private” luncheon with the Bush’s and the other authors who are there to participate. After lunch the author is taken back to the Hotel where the Tolands will return three hours before the event and drive them to Hobby Theatre where the Celebration of Reading Event is held. When the event is over they return the authors back to the hotel and, if needed, drive them to the airport the next morning. ETIQUETTE USED: The Tolands always research the author’s background so that they know about him or her. They try to read some of the author’s books and have some “intelligent” questions about the book. The day before the author arrives, they drive the routes they will take the next day, so that they are aware of any construction, etc, or required rerouting. Efforts are made to be positive at all times and offer the author any assistance that they may need. The author will be given the Toland’s cell phone number so that he/she can get in touch with them if needed. A FEW “AUTHOR” ANECDOTES: The authors like to tell how they began writing and one of the authors, Robin Cook, told the Tolands about being an ophthalmologist and being the doctor on a submarine. While he was on the ship, he started his first book, which he said was not great, but then

he wrote “Coma” and his future as a writer began. One of the authors needed a specific type of hair spray. They went to a local (small) pharmacy and walked in with him to find the hairspray. When he gave his credit card to the pharmacist, the pharmacist said: “My goodness, you look just like Bob Newhart!” (Of course, it was, but a different name was on the credit card.) When Amy Grant came, her sister was with her and Amy carried her beautifully tooled leather guitar case with her. She said to her sister, “How did they (referring to the Tolands) know who I was?” Her sister said, “How many other passengers were on the plane with their guitar case? Amy said she was very nervous about her presentation at the event. However, the conversations with the Tolands helped to relax her and she said she would be fine, as she would have her guitar by her side and planned to sing a song that was a poem from her book. Another time, the Tolands drove Susan Orleans and as they were on the way to pick her up she called and asked that they bring her some of the “strongest” hair spray available. It seems that her hair did not “like” the Houston humidity. John Grisham was an Event 2014 author and he enjoyed talking about his daughter who is a Kindergarten teacher. Each year he and his wife spend two days with their daughter helping her get her room ready for school. The Tolands found him to be such a gentleman and a joy to know. He is a college baseball fan and his team, Mississippi State University, was playing Texas A&M that night, therefore, talking about baseball was a passion for him. DETAILS OF THE EVENING EVENT: Sponsors are invited to a special reception prior to the event where they can meet George and Barbara Bush and the “presenting” authors. The entertainment and program begins, followed by the 5 author presentations,

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limited to 10 minutes each. After the program, a light dinner is served to the audience of over 2000. As a souvenir of the event, each guest receives a book from one of the authors. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: * Have been invited to visit some of the author’s homes * Have received thank you notes from several * Everyone they drove were interesting to talk to, courteous, and have a passion to support efforts to conquer illiteracy in America * Do this once a year, use their own vehicle and are not reimbursed for their expenses * Have had authors contact them after the event. In fact, one stays in touch regularly and notifies

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City of Missouri City NOTICE OF CONSTABLE SALE NOTICE OF LEVY REAL PROPERTY Under and by virtue of a Writ of Execution and I or Order of Sale issued on the 11th day of April, 2014 by the 434th Judicial District Court of Fort Bend County, Texas in cause# 10-DCV-184042 in favor of the Plaintiff - Westpark Lakes Homeowners Association, Inc. Plaintiff, for the sum of $3,442.07 ++++costs as taxed on said Execution and I or Order of Sale and further the sum of executing the same. Therefore, on the 30th day of May, 201 4, I, Constable Rob Cook of Precinct Three Fort Bend County, have levied on and have seized all rights, title, interest, and claim to which the said Defendant(s) - Reggie Williams had of, in, or to the following described real property, and will offer for sale on the 1st day of July, 2014 at the County Courthouse steps of Fort Bend County, Texas in the city of Richmond, Texas between the hours often o’clock a.m. and four o’clock p.m., any and all rights, title, interests and claims which the above defendant had of, in, or to the following described real property situated in Fort Bend County, Texas; viz: LEGAL DESCRIPTION: LOT 31, BLOCK 2, OF WESTPARK LAKES, SECTION 1, A SUBDIVISION OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED AT SLIDE NO. 858 A AND 858 B IN THE MAP OR PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. ADJUDGED/MARKET VALUE: $144,360.00 Property is sold with all encumbrances and liens affixed thereto. All sales are final.

ORDINANCE NO. O-14-25 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF MISSOURI CITY, TEXAS, AMENDING CHAPTER 82, SUBDIVISIONS, OF THE MISSOURI CITY CODE; AMENDING RULES AND REGULATIONS REGARDING THE SUBMISSION OF SUBDIVISION PLANS AND PLATS; REMOVING REGULATIONS RELATING TO DEVELOPMENT PLATS; PROVIDING FOR REPEAL; PROVIDING A PENALTY; AND PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY. I, Maria Gonzalez, City Secretary of the City of Missouri City, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of the caption of said Ordinance No. O-1425 approved on second and final reading by the City Council at its regular meeting held on June 16, 2014, as the same appears in the records of my office.

Terms: Cash, Cashier’s Check, or Money Order; Sale to be held at or about 10:00 A.M.

THE STATE OF TEXAS CITATION BY PUBLICATION TO: UNKNOWN HEIRS OF RAYNA ROGERS

Rob Cook, Constable Precinct Three Fort Bend County, Texas BY: M. Scheibel Deputy Constable #1331 NOTICE OF CONSTABLE SALE NOTICE OF LEVY REAL PROPERTY By virtue of an Order of Sale issued out of the Honorable 400TH DISTRICT COURT of FORT BEND County on the 4th day of June, 2014 by the Clerk thereof in the case of NEEDVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT VS HENRY MAVIN SHED, ET AL, in Cause# 12-DCV196602 and to me, as CONSTABLE directed and delivered, I will proceed to sell, at 10:00 0’ Clock AM on the 1ST day of JULY, 2014, which is the first Tuesday of said month, at the William B. Travis Building, First Floor Meeting Room, 301 Jackson Street, Richmond Texas 774693108 of said FORT BEND County, in the City of RICHMOND, Texas, the following described property, to wit: TRACT 1: GEO: 0750000000130906 BEING A 2.0 ACRE TRACT OF LAND OUT OF THE KENNETH OTTO AND JOHN WESLEY OTTO, JR. 13.13 ACRE TRACT (VOL. 499, PAGE 673, DEED RECORDS) IN SECTION NO. 48, H. & T. C.C.R COMPANY SURVEY. CERTIFICATE NO. 264 WITH A MOBILE HOME, SERIAL NUMBER 2677136949 LABEL NUMBER TEX0009069 LOCATED AT FORT BEND COUNTY TEXAS. Levied on the 5TH day of JUNE 2014 as the property of HENRY MAVIN SHED, JP MORGAN CHASE BANK, NA AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO BANK ONE, NA, F/K/A MBANK HOSUTON to satisfy a judgment amounting to $3,389.43 representing delinquent taxes, penalties, interest, and attorney’s fees through the date of judgment, plus all costs of court, costs of sale, and post judgment penalties and interest recoverable by law in favor of NEEDVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, WHARTON COUNTY JUNIOR COLLEGE, FORT BEND COUNTY GENERAL FUND; FORT BEND COUNTY DRAINAGE DISTRICT AND FORT BEND COUNTY LATERAL ROAD AND FLOOD CONTROL. ALL BIDDERS MUST COMPLY WITH SECTION 34.015 OF THE TEXAS PROPERTY TAX CODE. GIVEN UNDER MY HAND THIS 5th day of JUNE, 2014. A. J. DORR, Constable Precinct ONE Fort Bend County, Texas BY: CORPORAL MIKE BEARD Deputy

/s/ Maria Gonzalez City Secretary NOTICE OF BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS VACANCIES AND RECRUITMENT APPLICATION DEADLINE JULY 18, 2014 CITY COUNCIL APPOINTMENTS SEPTEMBER 2014 The City of Sugar Land relies on specialized boards and commissions, made up of residents living within the corporate city limits, to assist with community decision-making processes. City Council has opened the recruitment process for two boards with vacancies: Parks, Art, Recreation, Culture, and Streetscapes and Tree Advisory (PARCS) Board; and Building Standards Commission. Applications are being accepted up to 5:00 p.m., July 18, 2014. All applications must be submitted electronically through the city website Serve Sugar Land Volunteer Opportunities. Appointments and reappointments to all boards and commissions will be made September 2014. Boards and Commissions

Known Openings September 2014

Building Standards Commission

1

Parks, Art, Recreation, Culture, and Streetscapes and Tree Advisory (PARCS) Board

9

For more information on the board and commission application, nomination, interview and appointment process, please contact the Office of the City Secretary, 281-275-2730 or e-mail ggundermann@sugarlandtx.gov. Glenda Gundermann, TRMC, CMC City Secretary

NOTICE: You have been sued. You may employ an attorney. If you or your attorney do not file a written answer with the clerk who issued this citation by 10:00 a.m. on Monday next following the expiration of forty-two days from the date of issuance of this citation, same being July 21, 2014 a default judgment may be taken against you. Said answer may be filed by mailing same to: District Clerk’s Office, 301 Jackson, Richmond, Texas 77469, or by bringing it to the office. Our street address is 1422 Eugene Heimann Circle, Richmond TX 77469. We are located on the first floor of the Justice Center building. The case is presently pending before the 240TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT of Fort Bend County sitting in Richmond, Texas, and was filed on November 21, 2013. It bears cause number 13-DCV-210906 and is styled: PHH Mortgage Corporation and Rayna Rogers and the Heirs at Law of Rayna Rogers, Deceased RE: 25223 Melody Oaks Lane Katy Texas 77494 The name and address of the attorney for PLAINTIFF OR PETITIONER is: CLINT WADE CHASE SHARPIRO SCHWARTZ LLP 131 05 NORTHWEST FREEWAY SUITE 1200 HOUSTON TX 77040 713-933-1567 The nature of the demands of said PLAINTIFF OR PETITIONER is as follows to-wit: WHEREFORE, PREMISES CONSIDERED, PLAINTIFF REQUESTS THAT UPON FINAL HEARING, THAT DEFENDANT BE CITED TO APPEAR AND AN SWEAR, AND, THE COURT ENTER JUDGMENT GRANTING: A DECLARATION THAT ALL DECEDENT’S HEIRS-AT-LAW HAVE BEEN MADE PARTIES TO THIS SUIT AND ARE VESTED WITH ALL OF DEFENDANT’S RIGHT, TITLE AND INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY: LOT 23, BLOCK 3 PARKWAY OAKS, SECTION FOUR (4), A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN SLIDE 20050068 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS; AND A DECLARATION THAT PLAINTIFF’S VENDOR LIEN AGAINST THE PROPERTY BE RESCINDED AND THAT THE DEFENDANTS BE DIVESTED AND PLAINTIFF VESTED WITH ALL OF DECEDENT’S AND DEFENDANT’S RIGHT TITLE, AND INTEREST TO THE PROPERTY; OR A DECLARATION THAT THE PLAINTIFF’S STATUTORY LIEN AGAINST THE PROPERTY BE ENFORCED BY A FORECLOSURE, AND THAT THROUGH FORECLOSURE THE DEFENDANTS BE DIVESTED AND PLAINTIFF VESTED WITH ALL OF DEFENDANTS RIGHT TITLE. AND INTEREST TO THE PROPERTY; AND A DECLARATION THAT PLAINTIFF IS VESTED WITH ALL RIGHT, TITLE AND INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY IN ORDER TO REMOVE ANY CLOUD ON TITLE THAT THEIR HEIRS INTEREST MAY HAVE CREATED; AND ATTORNEY FEES AND COSTS OF SUIT; AND ALL OTHER RELIEF, IN LAW IN EQUITY, TO WHICH PLAINTIFF MAY BE ENTITLED. If this Citation is not served, it shall be returned unserved. Issued under my hand and seal of said Court, at Richmond, Texas on this the 5th day of June, 2014. DISTRICT CLERK ANNIE REBECCA ELLIOTT Fort Bend County, Texas Deputy District Clerk DANNAY MASCORRO Telephone: (281) 341-3787

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NOTICE OF SALE STATE OF TEXAS

and issued pursuant to judgment decree(s) of the District Court of Fort Bend County, Texas, by the Clerk of said Court on said date, in the hereinafter numbered and styled suit(s) and to me directed and delivered as Sheriff or Constable of said County, I have on June 4, 2014, seized, levied upon, and will, on the first Tuesday in July, 2014, the same being the 1st day of said month, at 301 Jackson Street, William Travis Building, 1st Floor Meeting Room in the City of Richmond, between the hours of 10 o'clock a.m. and 4 o'clock p.m. on said day, beginning at 10:00 AM, proceed to sell for cash to the highest bidder all the right, title, and interest of the defendants in such suit(s) in and to the following described real estate levied upon as the property of said defendants, the same lying and being situated in the County of Fort Bend and the State of Texas, to-wit:

Sale #

Cause # Judgment Date

Acct # Order Issue Date

Style of Case

Legal Description

1

10-DCV183161 01/07/14

007900000114490 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. MARY NOEL F. ROBERTS LEAGUE 1 L. SMITH, AKA MARY PITTMAN SURV, 1.00 ACRES, MORE OR LESS, ABST 79, VOL 860, PG 318* MAY 30, 2014

3

10-DCV184856 02/18/14

590200009100090 FORT BEND INDEPENDENT 7 SCHOOL DISTRICT, ET AL VS. KATE OLEAR, ET AL MAY 30, 2014

4

11-DCV193903 03/25/14

487601001015091 FORT BEND COUNTY LEGACY AT CROSS CREEK 4 MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT RANCH, SEC 1, BLK 1, LT 15, #171 VS. ROBERT W. GOUGH AS REC'D IN PLAT # 20070238* MAY 30, 2014 HEIR TO WILLIAM GOUGH, ET AL

13-DCV208130 11/19/13

535000000000191 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. 0 BETTY E. CLIFT , AS TRUSTEE OF THE JAMES W. CLIFT MAY 30, 2014 FAMILY TRUST CREATED UNDER THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF JAMES W. CLIFT, DECEASED.

MULA LANE, PRIVATE ROADWAY, REPLAT OF MULA ROAD INDUSTRIAL PARK, VOL 24, PG 9* (ACCT # 5350-00-0000001-910/ 5350-00-000-0002-910)

571702002013090 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. 7 VALERIE ANN NELSON, ET AL MAY 30, 2014

OYSTER CREEK VILLAGE AT LAKE OLYMPIA, SEC 2, LT 13, BLK 2, SLIDE NO. 996/A*

5

6

13-DCV211051 03/25/14

QUAIL VALLEY, EL DORADO SEC, BLK 9, LT 10, VOL 7, PG 1*

Adjudged Value

Estimated Minimum Bid

$44,610.00

$13,000.00

$328,930.00

$35,000.00

$445,930.00

$76,000.00

$6,550.00

$192,980.00

$2,600.00

RECENT CHANGES IN THE PROPERTY TAX CODE NOW REQUIRE PURCHASERS OF TAX SALE PROPERTY TO HAVE A STATEMENT FROM THE FORT BEND COUNTY TAX ASSESSOR-COLLECTOR CERTIFYING THAT THE PERSON/FIRM/COMPANY PURCHASING PROPERTY AT A TAX SALE OWES NO DELINQUENT PROPERTY TAXES TO ANY TAXING ENTITY WITHIN THE COUNTY. YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE A TAX SALE DEED TO ANY PROPERTY YOU PURCHASE WITHOUT THIS CERTIFICATE. TO OBTAIN A CERTIFICATE, PLEASE CONTACT YOUR FORT BEND COUNTY TAX ASSESSOR-COLLECTOR AT LEAST TWO WEEKS PRIOR TO THE SALE.

THE STATE OF TEXAS CITATION BY PUBLICATION You have been sued. You may employ an attorney. If you or your attorney do not file a written answer with the clerk who issued this citation by 10:00 a.m. on Monday next following the expiration of forty-two days from the date of issuance of this citation, same being August 04, 2014 a default judgment may be taken against you. Said answer may be filed by mailing same to: District Clerk’s Office, 301 Jackson, Richmond, Texas 77469, or by bringing it to the office. Our street address is 1422 Eugene Heimann Circle, Richmond TX 77469. We are located on the first floor of the Justice Center building. The case is presently pending before the 268TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT of Fort Bend County sitting in Richmond, Texas, and was filed on August 13, 2013. It bears cause number 13-DCV-208547 and is styled: Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, FKA Bankers Trust Company Of California, N.A. , As Trustee For The Certificateholders Of The Vendee Mortgage Trust 1992-1, United Affairs Guaranteed REMIC Pass-Through Certificates vs Nitza Yamileth Romero, Individually and As Executrix Of The Estate Of Ana Vazquez, Deceased; Alberto Romero, Jr,; Rodolfo Eduardo Romero; Roger David Romero; And The Unknown Heirs At Law Of Jorge A. Romero, Deceased, IN RE: 6033 Muskingum Lane, Houston, Texas 77053. The name and address of the attorney for PLAINTIFF OR PETITIONER is: DUSTIN C. GEORGE MACKIE WOLF ZIENTZ & MANN PC 14160 NORTH DALLAS PARKWAY SUITE 900 DALLAS TX 75254-4319 214-722-5176 The nature of the demands of said PLAINTIFF OR PETITIONER is as follows to-wit: THIS PROCEEDING IS AN IN REM PROCEEDING SEEKING JUDICIAL FORECLOSURE OF THE REAL PROPERTY COMMONLY KNOWN AS 6033 MUSKINGUM LN. HOUSTON, TEXAS 77053 AND MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS LOT SIX (6), IN BLOCK THIRTY EIGHT (38), OF MAYFAIR PARK, AN ADDITION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN VOLUME 313, PAGE 529, OF THE DEED RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS; TOGETHER WITH ALL IMPROVEMENTS THEREON SITUATED. If this Citation is not served, it shall be returned unserved. Issued under my hand and seal of said Court, at Richmond, Texas on this the 19th day of June, 201 4. DISTRICT CLERK ANNIE REBECCA ELLIOTT Fort Bend County, Texas Deputy District Clerk DANNAY MASCORRO Telephone: (281) 341-3787

STATE OF TEXAS

BY VIRTUE OF AN ORDER OF SALE

§ § §

FORT BEND COUNTY

and issued pursuant to judgment decree(s) of the District Court of Fort Bend County, Texas, by the Clerk of said Court on said date, in the hereinafter numbered and styled suit(s) and to me directed and delivered as Sheriff or Constable of said County, I have on June 2, 2014, seized, levied upon, and will, on the first Tuesday in July, 2014, the same being the 1st day of said month, at 301 Jackson Street, William Travis Building, 1st Floor Meeting Room in the City of Richmond, between the hours of 10 o'clock a.m. and 4 o'clock p.m. on said day, beginning at 10:00 AM, proceed to sell for cash to the highest bidder all the right, title, and interest of the defendants in such suit(s) in and to the following described real estate levied upon as the property of said defendants, the same lying and being situated in the County of Fort Bend and the State of Texas, to-wit:

Sale #

Cause # Judgment Date

Acct # Order Issue Date

Style of Case

Legal Description

Adjudged Value

Estimated Minimum Bid

457500002001090 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. SARA 1 GONZALES AKA SARA PLATA GONZALES AS GUARDIAN OF MAY 29, 2014 THE ESTATE OF INCAPACITATED PERSON, FRANCES GARZA PLATA AKA FRANCIS PLATA 165101002008090 FORT BEND COUNTY 1 MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #155 VS. MARY S. WALTHERS, MAY 29, 2014 ET AL

KOEBELEN S/D, BLK 2, LT 1 & (N 28.58') LT 2, VOL 176, PG 506-A*

$109,800.00

$30,000.00

BONBROOK PLANTATION SOUTH, SEC 1, BLK 2, LT 8, REC'D IN PLAT# 20050217*

$153,500.00

$16,800.00

10-DCV182248 03/18/14

017000000549990 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. 7 WASHINGTON PERRY, ET AL MAY 29, 2014

0.19 ACRE, MORE OR LESS, M. ESCALERO SURV, ABST 170, CLERK 'S FILE NO. 8636838 & VOL 1463, PG 681*

$28,250.00

$11,800.00

4

10-DCV185507 03/25/14

783500021020090 CITY OF ROSENBERG VS. 1 GILBERT S. DURAN, ET AL MAY 29, 2014

ROSENBERG , BLK 21, LT 20, VOL 9, PG 146*

$5,100.00

$5,100.00

5

11-DCV187704 02/11/14

460000613200090 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. 7 MILLIE WATTS COOPER, AKA MILLIE S COOPER MAY 29, 2014

MAGNOLIA PLACE SUB'D, B LK 613 (PT), ACRES 2, MORE OR LESS, VOL 2, PG 6*

$68,000.00

$24,000.00

6

11-DCV187704 02/11/14

460000613200190 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. 7 MILLIE WATTS COOPER, AKA MILLIE S COOPER MAY 29, 2014

MAGNOLIA PLACE, BLK 613 (PT), ACRES 1, (E) ACRES 3, MORE OR LESS, VOL 2, PG 6*

$29,500.00

$10,800.00

7

12-DCV197019 02/18/14

320001001330090 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. 7 ROBERT HOWARD COLVIN, III, AKA ROBERT HOWARD MAY 29, 2014 COLVIN, ET AL

FRESNO ADDN, SEC 1, BLOCK 1A, LOT 33,34,35 & 36, VOL 226, PG 310*

$29,260.00

$8,300.00

8

12-DCV197019 02/18/14

320001002010090 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. 7 ROBERT HOWARD COLVIN, III, AKA ROBERT HOWARD MAY 29, 2014 COLVIN, ET AL

FRESNO ADDN, SEC 1, BLK 2 A, LOT 1 & 2, VOL 226, PG 310*

$6,400.00

$3,200.00

1

08-DCV167815 04/22/14

2

09-DCV176869 04/09/13

3

Sale #

Cause # Judgment Date

Acct # Order Issue Date

Style of Case

Legal Description

Adjudged Value

Estimated Minimum Bid

9

12-DCV198409 09/10/13

420000003180090 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. 7 LEOLA HICKS, AKA LEOLA CAMALL MAY 29, 2014

JEWEL PARK SUB'D, BLK 3, LT 18, VOL 5, PG 26*

$14,500.00

$3,100.00

10

13-DCV204537 11/12/13

783500020012090 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. 1 FRANCIS FIZER, ET AL MAY 29, 2014

CITY OF ROSENBERG, BLK 20, LT 12, VOL P, PG 146*

$5,100.00

$3,000.00

11

13-DCV209518 03/18/14

174001008009090 FORT BEND COUNTY VS. MARY BORDENS ADDN, SEC 1, BLK 8 & 1 LT 9, (PT 50 X 70'), MORE OR ELIZABETH EWINIG LESS, CITY OF RICHMOND, J T MAY 29, 2014 EDWARDS SURV, ABST 23, CLERK'S FILE# 9542128 *

$41,960.00

$26,000.00

$18,200.00

(any volume and page references, unless otherwise indicated, being to the Deed Records, Fort Bend County, Texas, to which instruments reference may be made for a more complete description of each respective tract.) or, upon the written request of said defendants or their attorney, a sufficient portion of the property described above shall be sold to satisfy said judgment(s), interest, penalties, and cost; and any property sold shall be subject to the right of redemption of the defendants or any person having an interest therein, to redeem the said property, or their interest therein, within the time and in the manner provided by law, and shall be subject to any other and further rights to which the defendants or anyone interested therein may be entitled, under the provisions of law. Said sale to be made by me to satisfy the judgment(s) rendered in the above styled and numbered cause(s), together with interest, penalties, and costs of suit, and the proceeds of said sales to be applied to the satisfaction thereof, and the remainder, if any, to be applied as the law directs.

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NOTICE OF SALE

BY VIRTUE OF AN ORDER OF SALE

§ § §

FORT BEND COUNTY

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(any volume and page references, unless otherwise indicated, being to the Deed Records, Fort Bend County, Texas, to which instruments reference may be made for a more complete description of each respective tract.) or, upon the written request of said defendants or their attorney, a sufficient portion of the property described above shall be sold to satisfy said judgment(s), interest, penalties, and cost; and any property sold shall be subject to the right of redemption of the defendants or any person having an interest therein, to redeem the said property, or their interest therein, within the time and in the manner provided by law, and shall be subject to any other and further rights to which the defendants or anyone interested therein may be entitled, under the provisions of law. Said sale to be made by me to satisfy the judgment(s) rendered in the above styled and numbered cause(s), together with interest, penalties, and costs of suit, and the proceeds of said sales to be applied to the satisfaction thereof, and the remainder, if any, to be applied as the law directs.

RECENT CHANGES IN THE PROPERTY TAX CODE NOW REQUIRE PURCHASERS OF TAX SALE PROPERTY TO HAVE A STATEMENT FROM THE FORT BEND COUNTY TAX ASSESSOR-COLLECTOR CERTIFYING THAT THE PERSON/FIRM/COMPANY PURCHASING PROPERTY AT A TAX SALE OWES NO DELINQUENT PROPERTY TAXES TO ANY TAXING ENTITY WITHIN THE COUNTY. YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE A TAX SALE DEED TO ANY PROPERTY YOU PURCHASE WITHOUT THIS CERTIFICATE. TO OBTAIN A CERTIFICATE, PLEASE CONTACT YOUR FORT BEND COUNTY TAX ASSESSOR-COLLECTOR AT LEAST TWO WEEKS PRIOR TO THE SALE. Dated at Richmond, Texas, June 2, 2014

Dated at Richmond, Texas, June 4, 2014

Constable A. J. Dorr Fort Bend County, Texas

Constable Rob Cook Fort Bend County, Texas

By Deputy

By Deputy

Notes: Notes: The Minimum Bid is the lesser of the amount awarded in the judgment plus interest and costs or the adjudged value. However, the Minimum Bid for a person owning an interest in the property or for a person who is a party to the suit (other than a taxing unit), is the aggregate amount of the judgments against the property plus all costs of suit and sale. ALL SALES SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE. THERE MAY BE ADDITIONAL TAXES DUE ON THE PROPERTY WHICH HAVE BEEN ASSESSED SINCE THE DATE OF THE JUDGMENT. For more information, contact your attorney or LINEBARGER GOGGAN BLAIR & SAMPSON, LLP., attorney for plaintiffs, at (713) 844-3576

The Minimum Bid is the lesser of the amount awarded in the judgment plus interest and costs or the adjudged value. However, the Minimum Bid for a person owning an interest in the property or for a person who is a party to the suit (other than a taxing unit), is the aggregate amount of the judgments against the property plus all costs of suit and sale. ALL SALES SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE. THERE MAY BE ADDITIONAL TAXES DUE ON THE PROPERTY WHICH HAVE BEEN ASSESSED SINCE THE DATE OF THE JUDGMENT. For more information, contact your attorney or LINEBARGER GOGGAN BLAIR & SAMPSON, LLP., attorney for plaintiffs, at (713) 844-3576


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Reduced

Pending

CONSTABLE SALE Under and by virtue of a Writ of Execution and /Order of Sale issued on the 11th day of April 2014 by the 240th Judicial District Court of Fort Bend County, Texas in cause #13-DCV-205949 in favor QUAIL RUN COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION, INC. Plaintiff, for the sum of $9,359.01++++costs as taxed on said Execution and/or Order of Sale and further the sum of executing the same. I have levied on May 1, 2014 and will offer for sale on the 1st day of July, 2014 at the William B. Travis Building, First Floor Meeting Room, 301 Jackson Street, Richmond Texas 77469-3108 of the said FORT BEND County, between the hours of ten o’ clock a.m. and four o’clock p.m., any and all rights, title, interests and claims and all rights, title, interest, and claim to which the said Defendant(s) -Charles N. Osaw had of, in, or to the following described real property, situated in Fort Bend County, Texas; viz: LEGAL DESCRIPTION: LOT 03, of BLOCK 05, OF QUAIL RUN, SECTION 4, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN VOL. 25, PAGE 10 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, AS MODIFIED BY ANY SUPPLEMENTS THERETO OF REPLATS THEREOF, COMMONLY KNOWN AS 8310 BLUE QUAIL DRIVE, MISSOURI CITY, TEXAS. TERMS: CASH TIME: Sale to be held at or about 11 a.m. Ruben Davis, Constable Precinct Two Fort Bend County, Texas BY: Lieutenant G. Majors Deputy Constable # 73

$149,900

CONSTABLE SALE Under and by virtue of a Writ of Execution and /Order of Sale issued on the 15th day of April 2014 by the 240th Judicial District Court of Fort Bend County, Texas in cause #11-DCV-195210 in favor QUAIL GREEN SOUTH COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION, INC. Plaintiff, for the sum of $6,394.63++++costs as taxed on said Execution and/or Order of Sale and further the sum of executing the same. I have levied on June 6, 2014 and will offer for sale on the 1st day of July, 2014 at the William B. Travis Building, First Floor Meeting Room, 301 Jackson Street, Richmond Texas 77469-3108 of the said FORT BEND County, between the hours of ten o’ clock a.m. and four o’clock p.m., any and all rights, title, interests and claims and all rights, title, interest, and claim to which the said Defendant(s) -Tommie Word and Robin Fuller, jointly and severally had of, in, or to the following described real property, situated in Fort Bend County, Texas; viz: LEGAL DESCRIPTION: LOT 11, BLOCK 02, OF QUAIL GREEN SOUTH, SECTION 2, AN ADDITION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORD/A AS MODIFIED BY ANY SUPPLEMENTS THERETO OF REPLATS THEREOF, COMMONLY KNOWN AS 3018 EAGLE COURT, MISSOURI CITY, TEXAS. TERMS: CASH TIME: Sale to be held at or about 11 a.m. Ruben Davis, Constable Precinct Two Fort Bend County, Texas BY: Lieutenant G. Majors Deputy Constable # 73

NOTICE OF CONSTABLE SALE NOTICE OF LEVY REAL PROPERTY Under and by virtue of a Writ of Execution and I or Order of Sale issued on the 14th day of April, 2014 by the 240th Judicial District Court of Fort Bend County, Texas in cause# 11-DCV-190703 in favor of the Plaintiff- Quail Valley East Community Association, Inc. Plaintiff, for the sum of $3,538.05 ++++costs as taxed on said Execution and I or Order of Sale and further the sum of executing the same. Therefore, on the 27th day of May, 2014, I, Constable Rob Cook of Precinct Three Fort Bend County, have levied on and have seized all rights, title, interest, and claim to which the said Defendant(s) - Tomica Watts had of, in, or to the following described real property, and will offer for sale on the 1st day of July, 2014 at the County Courthouse steps of Fort Bend County, Texas in the city of Richmond, Texas between the hours often o’clock a.m. and four o’clock p.m., any and all rights, title, interests and claims which the above defendant had of, in, or to the following described real property situated in Fort Bend County, Texas; viz: LEGAL DESCRIPTION: LOT 2, BLOCK 3, OF QUAIL VALLEY EAST SUBDIVISION, SECTION 1, A SUBDIVISION OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED AT VOLUME 10, PAGE 7, IN THE MAP OR PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS ADJUDGED/MARKET VALUE: $98,550.00 Property is sold with all encumbrances and liens affixed thereto. All sales are final. Terms: Cash, Cashier’s Check, or Money Order; Sale to be held at or about 10:00 A.M.

NOTICE OF CONSTABLE SALE NOTICE OF LEVY REAL PROPERTY Under and by virtue of a Writ of Execution and I or Order of Sale issued on the 11th day of April, 2014 by the 240th Judicial District Court of Fort Bend County, Texas in cause# 11-DCV-192645 in favor of the Plaintiff- Hunters Glen Community Association Plaintiff, for the sum of $4,012.50 ++++costs as taxed on said Execution and I or Order of Sale and further the sum of executing the same. Therefore, on the 30th day of May, 2014, I, Constable Rob Cook of Precinct Three Fort Bend County, have levied on and have seized all rights, title, interest, and claim to which the said Defendant(s)- Kimberly 0. Reed had of, in, or to the following described real property, and will offer for sale on the 1st day of July, 2014 at the County Courthouse steps of Fort Bend County, Texas in the city of Richmond, Texas between the hours of ten o’clock a.m. and four o’clock p.m., any and all rights, title, interests and claims which the above defendant had of, in, or to the following described real property situated in Fort Bend County, Texas; viz: LEGAL DESCRIPTION: LOT 21, BLOCK 12, OF HUNTERS GLEN, SECTION 3, A SUBDIVISION OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED AT VOLUME 20, PAGE 8, IN THE MAP OR PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS ADJUDGED/MARKET VALUE: $79,440.00 Property is sold with all encumbrances and liens affixed thereto. All sales are final.

Rob Cook, Constable Precinct Three Fort Bend County, Texas BY: Lieutenant S.D. Sayers Deputy Constable #1309

Rob Cook, Constable Precinct Three Fort Bend County, Texas BY: Lieutenant S.D. Sayers Deputy Constable #1309

Terms: Cash, Cashier’s Check, or Money Order; Sale to be held at or about 10:00 A.M.

NOTICE OF CONSTABLE SALE NOTICE OF LEVY REAL PROPERTY Under and by virtue of a Writ of Execution issued on the 27th day of May, 2014 by the Justice Court of Precinct 5, Place 1 of Harris County, Texas in cause # CV51 C0148360 in favor of the Plaintiff - Peter Atkinson Plaintiff, for the sum of $7,226.57 ++++costs as taxed on said Execution and further the sum of executing the same. Therefore, on the 5th day of June, 2014, I, Constable Rob Cook of Precinct Three Fort Bend County, have levied on and have seized all rights, title, interest, and claim to which the said Defendant(s)- John Winkler, Tammy Winkler, DBA J W Specialties had of, in, or to the following described real property, and will offer for sale on the 1st day of July, 2014 at 301 Jackson Street, William Travis Building, first floor meeting room, in Fort Bend County, Texas in the city of Richmond, Texas between the hours often o’clock a.m. and four o’clock p.m., any and all rights, title, interests and claims which the above defendant had of, in, or to the following described real property situated in Fort Bend County, Texas; viz: LEGAL DESCRIPTION: FOSTER CREEK EST SEC 1, ACRES 2.00, TRACT 1-A (ACCOUNT # 3180-01-000- 0011901) (DEED PAGE 2006091685) ADJUDGED/MARKET VALUE: $60,800.00 Property is sold with all encumbrances and liens affixed thereto. All sales are final. Terms: Cash, Cashier’s Check, or Money Order; Sale to be held at or about 10:00 A.M. Rob Cook, Constable Precinct Three Fort Bend County, Texas BY: Lieutenant S.D. Sayers Deputy Constable #1309 NOTICE OF CONSTABLES SALE THE STATE OF TEXAS COUNTY OF FORT BEND By virtue of an Order of sale issued out of the Honorable 434TH DISTRICT COURT OF FORT BEND County on the 4TH day of JUNE 2014 by the Clerk thereof, in the case of CITY OF KATY VS. KAREN AVIS THOMPSON in Cause# 13-DCV-205990 and to me, as CONSTABLE directed and delivered, I will proceed to sell, at 10:00 0’ Clock AM on the 1st day of July, 201 4, which is the first Tuesday of said month, at the William B. Travis Building, First Floor Meeting Room, 301 Jackson Street, Richmond Texas 77469-3108 of said FORT BEND County, in the City of RICHMOND, Texas, the following described property, to wit: TRACT 1: GEO: 5410010010050914 LOT 5 IN BLOCK 1 OF TOWN SITE OF KATY, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN VOLUME 65, PAGE 476 OF THE DEED RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS; BEING THE SAME PROPERTY IDENTIFIED ON THE PLAINTIFF’S TAX ROLLS AS ACCOUNT NO. R89419. TRACT 2: GEO: 5410010010060914 LOT 6 IN BLOCK 1 OF TOWN SITE OF KATY, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN VOLUME 65, PAGE 476 OF THE DEED RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS; BEING THE SAME PROPERTY IDENTIFIED ON THE PLAINTIFF’S TAX ROLLS AS ACCOUNT NO. R89420. TRACT 3: GEO: 541001001 0070914 LOT 7 IN BLOCK 1 OF TOWN SITE OF KATY, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN VOLUME 65, PAGE 476 OF THE DEED RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS; BEING THE SAME PROPERTY IDENTIFIED ON THE PLAINTIFF’S TAX ROLLS AS ACCOUNT NO. R89421. Levied on the 6TH day of JUNE, 2014 as the property of KAREN AVIS THOMPSON to satisfy a judgment amounting to $10,614.46, representing delinquent taxes, penalties, interest, and attorney’s fees through the date of judgment, plus all costs of court, costs of sale, and post judgment penalties and interest recoverable by law in favor of CITY OF KATY, KATY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT/ FORT BEND COUNTY. ALL BIDDERS MUST COMPLY WITH SECTION 34.015 OF THE TEXAS PROPERTY TAX CODE. GIVEN UNDER MY HAND THIS 6TH DAY OF JUNE 2014. Rob Cook, Constable Precinct Three Fort Bend County, Texas BY: John Morales Deputy Constable #1308

$259,900 SOLD

$172,500

SOLD

$144,900

City of Missouri City

CONSTABLE SALE Under and by virtue of a Writ of Execution and /Order of Sale issued on the 12th day of MAY 2014 by the 434th Judicial District Court of Fort Bend County, Texas in cause #12-DCV202256 in favor MEADOWCREST COMMUNITY HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. Plaintiff, for the sum of $5,874.72++++costs as taxed on said Execution and/or Order of Sale and further the sum of executing the same. I have levied on May 22, 2014 and will offer for sale on the 1st day of July, 2014 at the William B. Travis Building, First Floor Meeting Room, 301 Jackson Street, Richmond Texas 77469-3108 of the said FORT BEND County, between the hours of ten o’ clock a.m. and four o’clock p.m., any and all rights, title, interests and claims and all rights, title, interest, and claim to which the said Defendant(s) - PAMELA R. BROWN had of, in, or to the following described real property, situated in Fort Bend County, Texas; viz: LEGAL DESCRIPTION: 2219 DIAMOND CREST DRIVE, MISSOURI CITY, FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS 77489 KNOWN AS MEADOWCREST SECTION 2, BLOCK 3, LOT 6 (THE PROPERTY). TERMS: CASH TIME: Sale to be held at or about 11 a.m. Ruben Davis, Constable Precinct Two Fort Bend County, Texas BY: Lieutenant G. Majors Deputy Constable # 73 NOTICE OF CONSTABLE SALE NOTICE OF LEVY REAL PROPERTY Under and by virtue of a Writ of Execution and I or Order of Sale issued on the 3rd day of April, 2014 by the 434th Judicial District Court of Fort Bend County, Texas in cause# 10-DCV-186382 in favor of the Plaintiff- Hunters Glen, Section IV Association Plaintiff, for the sum of $5,304.59 ++++costs as taxed on said Execution and I or Order of Sale and further the sum of executing the same. Therefore, on the 30th day of May, 2014, I, Constable Rob Cook of Precinct Three Fort Bend County, have levied on and have seized all rights, title, interest, and claim to which the said Defendant(s) -Loretta Wallace had of, in, or to the following described real property, and will offer for sale on the 1st day of July, 2014 at the County Courthouse steps of Fort Bend County, Texas in the city of Richmond, Texas between the hours of ten o’clock a.m. and four o’clock p.m., any and all rights, title, interests and claims which the above defendant had of, in, or to the following described real property situated in Fort Bend County, Texas; viz: LEGAL DESCRIPTION: LOT 27, BLOCK 6, OF HUNTERS GLEN, SECTION IV, A SUBDIVISION OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED AT VOLUME 22, PAGE 26 IN THE MAP OR PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS ADJUDGED/MARKET VALUE: $95,260.00 Property is sold with all encumbrances and liens affixed thereto. All sales are final. Terms: Cash, Cashier’s Check, or Money Order; Sale to be held at or about 10:00 A.M. Rob Cook, Constable Precinct Three Fort Bend County, Texas BY: M. Scheibel Deputy Constable #1331

LEGAL NOTICE The City of Missouri City, Texas is issuing an Invitation to Bid (IFB) for: Electrical Services - Rebid RFP # 140-14 The City of Missouri City is soliciting bids from vendors to provide electrical services and repair parts for various City facilities. The successful vendor will serve as the City’s on-call contractor for electrical services and will provide all materials, equipment and labor necessary to perform the scope of work. No pre-bid meeting is scheduled. All questions shall be submitted by email to aguerrero@missouricitytx.gov, Alfonso Guerrero Jr., Purchasing Manager. Bids will be accepted until 2:00 p.m. local time, July 15, 2014. At bid opening, the bids will be publicly opened and read out loud in City Hall Chambers located at 1522 Texas Parkway, Missouri City, Texas, 77489. Bid packages are available by contacting DemandStar bid service at (800) 711-1712 or by free download from the Public Purchase website at www.publicpurchase.com. Bids must be sealed, marked on the outside of the delivery package with the bid title and number as listed above, and the date of opening. Bids must be delivered to the attention of the Sealed Bid Box, City of Missouri City Purchasing Office, 1522 Texas Parkway, Missouri City, Texas, 77489, prior to the acceptance deadline. Bid packages marked improperly and therefore misdirected may be disqualified.

City of Missouri City LEGAL NOTICE The City of Missouri City, Texas is issuing a Request for Proposal (RFP) for: Housing Rehabilitation Consulting Services RFP # 142-14 The City of Missouri City is soliciting proposals for housing rehabilitation consulting services. No pre-proposal meeting is scheduled. All questions shall be submitted by emailed to aguerrero@missouricitytx.gov, Alfonso Guerrero Jr., Purchasing Manager. Proposals will be accepted until 2:00 p.m. local time, July 8, 2014. At bid opening, the proposals will be publicly opened and the names of the respondents will be read out loud in City Hall Chambers located at 1522 Texas Parkway, Missouri City, Texas, 77489. Proposal packages are available by contacting DemandStar bid service at (800) 711-1712 or by free download from the Public Purchase website at www.publicpurchase.com. Proposals must be sealed, marked on the outside of the delivery package with the solicitation title and number as listed above, and the date of opening. Proposals must be delivered to the attention of the Sealed Proposal Box, City of Missouri City Purchasing Office, 1522 Texas Parkway, Missouri City, Texas, 77489, prior to the acceptance deadline. Proposal packages marked improperly and therefore misdirected may be disqualified. NOTICE TO BIDDERS OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE DAM 1 AND DAM 2 The City of Sugar Land seeks bids for furnishing all labor, material, and equipment, and performing all work required for the following project in the City: CIP PROJECT NAME: Operations and Maintenance Repairs to Dam 1 and Dam 2 CIP PROJECT NUMBER: DR 1402 LOCATION OF WORK: Imperial Road (Dam 1) and Oyster Creek Dam Bridge (Dam 2) Plans, specifications, and bidding documents may be obtained by registering with Public Purchase www.publicpurchase.com, or contact Jason Poscovsky CPPB, Contracts Manager jposcovsky@sugarlandtx.gov. Sealed bids in triplicate, one (1) original and two (2) copies, shall be delivered to the City of Sugar Land, Office of the City Secretary, 2700 Town Center Boulevard North, Suite 122, Sugar Land, Texas, 77479, on or before 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 3, 2014, at which time bids will be publicly opened and read. Bids received after the opening date and time will not be considered. For questions regarding this bid contact Jason Poscovsky CPPB, Contracts Manager, City of Sugar Land, (281) 275-2302, jposcovsky@sugarlandtx.gov by Thursday, June 26, 2014 before 5:00 p.m. City Council will award the contract as provided in the Invitation to Bid and give notice within thirty (30) calendar days after the opening date and time. Glenda Gundermann, TRMC, CMC City Secretary

NOTICE TO BIDDERS SETTLERS WAY LIFT STATION (NO.116) REHABILITATION The City of Sugar Land seeks bids for furnishing all labor, material, and equipment, and performing all work required for the following project in the City: CIP PROJECT NAME: Settlers Way Lift Station (No. 116) Rehabilitation CIP PROJECT NUMBER: WW1301 LOCATION OF WORK: 3441 Settlers Way, Sugar Land, Texas Plans, specifications, and bidding documents may be obtained from the following office with payment of $75.00 to Sander Engineering Corporation, Attn: Erik Miller, P.E., (713) 7844830, 1250 West Sam Houston Parkway; Suite 400; Houston, TX 77042. Sealed bids one (1) original and two (2) copies, shall be delivered to the City of Sugar Land, Office of the City Secretary, 2700 Town Center Boulevard North, Suite 122, Sugar Land, Texas, 77479, on or before 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 10, 2014, at which time bids will be publicly opened and read. Bids received after the opening date and time will not be considered. A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting for all interested parties will be held 2:00 p.m., Thursday, June 26, 2014, City Hall Brazos Room, 2700 Town Center Boulevard North, Sugar Land, TX 77479. For questions regarding this bid contact Erik Miller, P.E., emiller@sandereng.com, Sander Engineering, (713) 784-4830 by 12:00 p.m. Noon, Wednesday, July 2, 2014 City Council will award the contract as provided in the Invitation to Bid and give notice of the contract award within sixty (60) calendar days after the opening date and time. Glenda Gundermann, TRMC, CMC City Secretary


INDEPENDENT • JUNE 25, 2014 • Page 7 CONSTABLE SALE Under and by virtue of a Writ of Execution and /Order of Sale issued on the 6th day of MAY 2014 by the 400th Judicial District Court of Fort Bend County, Texas in cause #13-DCV-207227 in favor QUAIL RUN COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION, INC. Plaintiff, for the sum of $10,251.76++++costs as taxed on said Execution and/or Order of Sale and further the sum of executing the same. I have levied on May 20, 2014 and will offer for sale on the 1st day of July, 2014 at the William B. Travis Building, First Floor Meeting Room, 301 Jackson Street, Richmond Texas 77469-3108 of the said FORT BEND County, between the hours of ten o’ clock a.m. and four o’clock p.m., any and all rights, title, interests and claims and all rights, title, interest, and claim to which the said Defendant(s) CYNTHIA BATTLE AKA CYNTHIA ANN BENNETT had of, in, or to the following described real property, situated in Fort Bend County, Texas; viz: LEGAL DESCRIPTION: LOT 01, BLOCK 06, SECTION FOUR (4) OF QUAIL RUN, AN ADDITION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN VOLUME 25, PAGE 10 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, AS MODIFIED BY ANY SUPPLEMENTS THERETO OR REPLATS 8227 SUMMER QUAIL DRIVE, MISSOURI CITY, TEXAS, 77489. TERMS: CASH TIME: Sale to be held at or about 11 a.m. Ruben Davis, Constable Precinct Two Fort Bend County, Texas BY: Lieutenant G. Majors Deputy Constable # 73

NOTICE OF CONSTABLES SALE THE STATE OF TEXAS COUNTY OF FORT BEND By virtue of an Order of sale issued out of the Honorable 434TH DISTRICT COURT OF FORT BEND County on the 29TH day of MAY 2014 by the Clerk thereof, in the case of FORT BEND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT VS. ROBERT L. BOSLEY, ET UX in Cause #09-DCV-169016 and to me, as CONSTABLE directed and delivered, I will proceed to sell, at 10:00 0’ Clock AM on the 1st day of July, 201 4, which is the first Tuesday of said month, at the William B. Travis Building, First Floor Meeting Room, 301 Jackson Street, Richmond Texas 77469-3108 of said FORT BEND County, in the City of RICHMOND, Texas, the following described property, to wit: TRACT 1: GEO: 2150130010 170907 LOTS FIFTEEN (15), SIXTEEN (16) AND SEVENTEEN (17), IN BLOCK ONE (l), OF REPLAT OF BRIARGATE, SECTION THIRTEEN (13), ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN SLIDE NO. 783A, OF THE MAP RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. Levied on the 2ND day of JUNE, 2014 as the property of ROBERT L. BOSLEY, GLORIA H. BOSLEY to satisfy a judgment amounting to $37,002.73, representing delinquent taxes, penalties, interest, and attorney’s fees through the date of judgment, plus all costs of court, costs of sale, and post judgment penalties and interest recoverable by law in favor of FORT BEND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, CITY OF HOUSTON; FORT BEND COUNTY GENERAL FUND; FORT BED COUNTY DRAINAGE DISTRICT AND FORT BEND COUNTY LATERAL FLOOD ROAD CONTROL. ALL BIDDERS MUST COMPLY WITH SECTION 34.015 OF THE TEXAS PROPERTY TAX CODE. GIVEN UNDER MY HAND THIS 5TH DAY OF JUNE 2014. Rob Cook, Constable Precinct Three Fort Bend County, Texas BY: M. SCHEIBEL Deputy Constable #1331

NOTICE OF CONSTABLES SALE THE STATE OF TEXAS COUNTY OF FORT BEND By virtue of an Order of sale issued out of the Honorable 268TH DISTRICT COURT OF FORT BEND County on the 4TH day of JUNE 2014 by the Clerk thereof, in the case of FORT BEND COUNTY VS. JOSE M. YGLESIAS, AKA JOSE M. YGLESIAS JR. AKA JOSE MANUEL YGLESIAS, ET AL in Cause #11-DCV-192558 and to me, as CONSTABLE directed and delivered, I will proceed to sell, at 10:00 0’ Clock AM on the 1st day of July, 201 4, which is the first Tuesday of said month, at the William B. Travis Building, First Floor Meeting Room, 301 Jackson Street, Richmond Texas 77469-3108 of said FORT BEND County, in the City of RICHMOND, Texas, the following described property, to wit: TRACT 1 GEO: 8100010202700907 LOT 27 IN BLOCK 20 OF TOWNEWEST, SECTION 1, REPLAT, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN VOLUME 16, PAGE 1 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. Levied on the 6TH day of JUNE, 2014 as the property of JOSE M YGLESIAS AKA JOSE M. YGLESIAS JR AKA JOSE MANUEL YGLESIAS, MARIO A. ORTEGA AKA MARIO ALCARAZ ORTEGA, TOWNEWEST HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., A TEXAS NON-PROFIT CORPORATION to satisfy a judgment amounting to $5,692.07, representing delinquent taxes, penalties, interest, and attorney’s fees through the date of judgment, plus all costs of court, costs of sale, and post judgment penalties and interest recoverable by law in favor of FORT BEND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT; FORT BEND COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT # 2, FORT BEND COUNTY. ALL BIDDERS MUST COMPLY WITH SECTION 34.015 OF THE TEXAS PROPERTY TAX CODE. GIVEN UNDER MY HAND THIS 6TH DAY OF JUNE 2014. Rob Cook, Constable Precinct Three Fort Bend County, Texas BY: LIEUTENANT S. D. SAYERS Deputy Constable #1309

CONSTABLE SALE Under and by virtue of a Writ of Execution and/or Order of Sale attached Writ of Venditioni Exponas issued on May 21, 2014, by the 400th Judicial District Court of Fort Bend County, Texas in Cause #09-DCV-176910 in favor of the plaintiff- First Community Bank, NA Assigned to National Judgment Recovery Center, L.P, plaintiff, for the sum of$ 295,054.46++++ costs as taxed on said execution and/or order of sale and further the sum of executing the same. I have levied on June 6TH, 2014 and will offer for sale on the 1st day of July, 2014 at the County Courthouse steps of Fort Bend County, Texas in the city of Richmond, Texas between the hours ofTen O’clock A.M. and Four O’clock P.M., and all rights, title, interests, and claims which the said Defendant (s)- Raymond G. Tiedje had of, in or to the following described Real Property situated in Fort Bend County, Texas; viz: Legal Description: ALL OF RESERVE “A-1-2” OF REPLAT OF THE PROMENADE AT STAFFORD RUN, RESERVE “A-1”, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN/UNDER SLIDE NO. 1970/A, A MAP OR PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS BEING ADDITIONALLY DESCRIBED BY METES AND BOUNDS AS FOLLOWS: A 1.7461 ACRE TRACT KNOWN AS UNRESTRICTED RESERVE “A-1-2” BEING A PORTION OF UNRESTRICTED RESERVE “A-1”, OF THE PROMENADE AT STAFFORD RUN, AS RECORDED UNDER SLIDE(S) 1595/A OF THE PLAT OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, SAID 1.7461 ACRE TRACT BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED BY METES AND BOUNDS AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT A FOUND 1/2 INCH IRON PIPE (SURVEY FOUND A 1 INCH IRON PIPE BEARING SOUTH 14 DEGREES 34 MINUTES 10 SECONDS WEST, 0.84 FEET), MARKING THE NORTH CORNER OF THE HEREIN DESCRIBED TRACT; THENCE SOUTH 60 DEGREES 43 MINUTES 01 SECONDS EAST, ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF SOUTH MAIN STREET, A DISTANCE OF 411.16 FEET TO A 60D-NAIL SET IN A TREE, MARKING THE EAST CORNER OF THE HEREIN DESCRIBED TRACT; THENCE SOUTH 30 DEGREES 36 MINUTES 46 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 229.89 FEET TO A SET 1/2 INCH IRON ROD (SURVEY FOUND A 5/8 INCH IRON ROD BEARING SOUTH 59 DEGREES 18 MINUTES 01 SECONDS EAST, 237.75 FEET), MARKING THE SOUTH CORNER OF THE HEREIN DESCRIBED TRACT; THENCE NORTH 59 DEGREES 18 MINUTES 01 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 135.96 FEET TO A SET 1/2 INCH IRON ROD FOR AN ANGLE POINT; THENCE NORTH 08 DEGREES 47 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 16.10 FEET TO A SET 1/2 INCH IRON ROD FOR AN ANGLE POINT; THENCE NORTH 59 DEGREES 20 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 139.43 FEET TO A FOUND 1/2 INCH IRON ROD, MARKING THE WEST CORNER OF THE HEREIN DESCRIBED TRACT; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 31 MINUTES 57 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 242.52 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING AND CONTAINING 1.7461 ACRES OR 76,058 SQUARE FEET, MORE OR LESS. THAT BEING THE SAME PROPERTY CONVEYED TO RAYMOND G. TIEDJE BY GENERAL WARRANTY DEED DATED JANUARY 29,2010 AND RECORDED FOR RECORD UNDER FILE NO. 2010009590 IN THE OFFICIAL RECORDS OF REAL PROPERTY OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. 0 S . MAIN STREET STAFFORD, TEXAS 77477. TERMS: CASH TIME: Sale to be held at or about 11 a.m. Ruben Davis, Constable Precinct Two Fort Bend County, Texas BY: Lieutenant G. Majors Deputy Constable # 73

CONSTABLE SALE Under and by virtue of a Writ of Execution and /Order of Sale issued on the 15th day of April 2014 by the 268th Judicial District Court of Fort Bend County, Texas in cause #07-DCV-155375 in favor QUAIL RUN COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION, INC. Plaintiff, for the sum of $6,477.87++++costs as taxed on said Execution and/or Order of Sale and further the sum of executing the same. I have levied on May 1, 2014 and will offer for sale on the 1st day of July, 2014 at the William B. Travis Building, First Floor Meeting Room, 301 Jackson Street, Richmond Texas 77469-3108 of the said FORT BEND County, between the hours of ten o’ clock a.m. and four o’clock p.m., any and all rights, title, interests and claims and all rights, title, interest, and claim to which the said Defendant(s) RICHVIEW INVESTMENTS CORP. had of, in, or to the following described real property, situated in Fort Bend County, Texas; viz: LEGAL DESCRIPTION: LOT 03, of BLOCK 02, SECTION ONE OF QUAIL RUN, AN ADDITION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN VOL. 22, PAGE 14 OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, AS MODIFIED BY ANY SUPPLEMENTS THERETO OF REPLATS THEREOF, COMMONLY KNOWN AS 16827 GREEN QUAI DRIVE, MISSOURI CITY, TEXAS 77489. TERMS: CASH TIME: Sale to be held at or about 11 a.m. Ruben Davis, Constable Precinct Two Fort Bend County, Texas BY: Lieutenant G. Majors Deputy Constable # 73 NOTICE OF CONSTABLES SALE THE STATE OF TEXAS COUNTY OF FORT BEND By virtue of an Order of sale issued out of the Honorable 240TH DISTRICT COURT OF FORT BEND County on the 4TH day of JUNE 2014 by the Clerk thereof, in the case OF FORT BEND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT VS. NIRANJAN S. PATEL, INDIVIDUALLY & DBA STAFFORD MOBlLE HOME PARK, INC. in Cause# 12-DCV-203255 and to me, as CONSTABLE directed and delivered, I will proceed to sell, at 10:00 0’ Clock AM on the 1st day of July, 201 4, which is the first Tuesday of said month, at the William B. Travis Building, First Floor Meeting Room, 301 Jackson Street, Richmond Texas 77469-3108 of said FORT BEND County, in the City of RICHMOND, Texas, the following described property, to wit: TRACT l: GEO: 9999010641014907 PERSONAL PROPERTY CONSISTING OF A MOBILE HOME ONLY, MOBILE HOME SERIAL# CHMS 101235, MOBILE HOME LABEL# PFS 0330335, LOCATED IN SPACE 101 IN STAFFORD MOBILE HOME PARK, FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. TRACT 2: GEO: 9999010643661907 PERSONAL PROPERTY CONSISTING OF A MOBILE HOME ONLY, MOBILE HOME SERIAL# V401238, MOBILE HOME LABEL# RAD0859124, LOCATED IN SPACE 366 IN STAFFORD MOBILE HOME PARK, FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. Levied on the 6TH day of JUNE, 2014 as the property of NIRANJAN S. PATEL, INDIVIDUALLY & DBA STAFFORD MOBILE HOME PARK, INC. to satisfy a judgment amounting to $5,713.31, representing delinquent taxes, penalties, interest, and attorney’s fees through the date of judgment, plus all costs of court, costs of sale, and post judgment penalties and interest recoverable by law in favor of FORT BEND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT/ FORT BEND COUNTY. ALL BIDDERS MUST COMPLY WITH SECTION 34.015 OF THE TEXAS PROPERTY TAX CODE. GIVEN UNDER MY HAND THIS 6TH DAY OF JUNE 2014. Rob Cook, Constable Precinct Three Fort Bend County, Texas BY: LIEUTENANT S.D. SAYERS Deputy Constable #1309

NOTICE OF CONSTABLE SALE NOTICE OF LEVY REAL PROPERTY Under and by virtue of a Writ of Execution and I or Order of Sale issued on the 15111 day of April, 2014 by the 400th Judicial District Court of Fort Bend County, Texas in cause# 12-DCV-197424 in favor of the Plaintiff - Briargate Community Improvement Association Plaintiff, for the sum of $3,680.09 ++++costs as taxed on said Execution and I or Order of Sale and further the sum of executing the same. Therefore, on the 20th day of May, 2014, I, Constable Rob Cook of Precinct Three Fort Bend County, have levied on and have seized all rights, title, interest, and claim to which the said Defendant(s) - Portland N. Dyer and Cary Dyer had of, in, or to the following described real property, and will offer for sale on the 1st day of July, 2014 at the County Courthouse steps of Fort Bend County, Texas in the city of Richmond, Texas between the hours of ten o’clock a.m. and four o’clock p.m., any and all rights, title, interests and claims which the above defendant had of, in, or to the following described real property situated in Fort Bend County, Texas; viz: LEGAL DESCRIPTION: LOT 17, BLOCK 5, OF BRIARGATE, SECTION THREE, A SUBDIVISION OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED AT VOLUME 9, PAGE 7 IN THE MAP OR PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS ADJUDGED/MARKET VALUE: $70,630.00 Property is sold with all encumbrances and liens affixed thereto. All sales are final. Terms: Cash, Cashier’s Check, or Money Order; Sale to be held at or about 10:00 A.M. Rob Cook, Constable Precinct Three Fort Bend County, Texas BY: Lieutenant S.D. Sayers Deputy Constable #1309 NOTICE OF CONSTABLES SALE THE STATE OF TEXAS COUNTY OF FORT BEND By virtue of an Order of sale issued out of the Honorable 400TH DISTRICT COURT OF FORT BEND County on the 4TH day of JUNE 2014 by the Clerk thereof, in the case of FORT BEND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT VS. YVONNE B. HENSON in Cause #10-DCV-186397 and to me, as CONSTABLE directed and delivered, I will proceed to sell, at 10:00 0’ Clock AM on the 1st day of July, 201 4, which is the first Tuesday of said month, at the William B. Travis Building, First Floor Meeting Room, 301 Jackson Street, Richmond Texas 77469-3108 of said FORT BEND County, in the City of RICHMOND, Texas, the following described property, to wit: TRACT 1: GEO: 2150080060320907 LOT THIRTY-TWO (32), BLOCK SIX (6), OF BRIARGATE, SECTION EIGHT (8), A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO TilE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED VOLUME 22, PAGE 7, OF THE MAP RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. Levied on the 5TH day of JUNE, 2014 as the property of YVONNE B. HENSON, 7630 FAIRCHILD ROAD, RICHMOND, TX 77469 to satisfy a judgment amounting to $16,560.69, representing delinquent taxes, penalties, interest, and attorney’s fees through the date of judgment, plus all costs of court, costs of sale, and post judgment penalties and interest recoverable by law in favor of FORT BEND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, CITY OF HOUSTON; FORT BEND COUNTY GENERAL FUND; FORT BEND COUNTY DRAINAGE DISTRICT AND FORT BEND COUNTY LATERAL ROAD AND FLOOD CONTROL. ALL BIDDERS MUST COMPLY WITH SECTION 34.015 OF THE TEXAS PROPERTY TAX CODE. GIVEN UNDER MY HAND THIS 5TH DAY OF JUNE 2014. Rob Cook, Constable Precinct Three Fort Bend County, Texas BY: M. SCHEIBEL Deputy Constable #1331

FILM REVIEW: Jersey Boys London, England. I’m on vacation, but that doesn’t mean that I can’t make time for a movie. Especially a movie directed by Clint Eastwood and a story about The Four Seasons circa 1950’s and 60’s. I grew up listening to their music and loving it. Frankie Valli was huge. I took a Black Taxi from my hotel in the Kensington area of London to the Odeon cinemas. I referred to the complex as “theatres” and the driver corrected me (nicely because the Brits are such a pleasant lot) by using the term “cinema.” Then he went on to talk about the stage production of Jersey Boys which is still in production at the Piccadilly Theatre in the West End of London. With tip, the taxis ride cost 10 pounds UK. I immediately fell in love with this vintage theatre; I mean cinema. Odeon Kensington on High Street; not far from our hotel. I asked Edina, from Hungary, about the date of construction of the building and she guessed “…before World War II.” It felt and smelled a lot like Houston’s River Oaks Theatre. And I mean theatre. Jersey Boys was showing in Cinema 6 which took me down a long hall around a corner and up two small flights of stairs. I had chosen my seat in the two back rows as they

were “premium.” The cost of my ticket, a very small Pepsi and popcorn was 33.75 US and that allegedly included a courtesy discount for me as a film critic. (Never hurts to ask.) There were only five of us in Larry Harrison in London’s Odeon Cinema the auditorium; who can afford these prices? And I was alone; what if a chap wanted to have dinner and a movie? London is very cool and very expensive. I’m a gigantic fan of all things Clint Eastwood and would never tell him what to do. But, Clint, the next time you do a period piece about a band from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey, don’t take so long explaining and developing the relationships and identity of the four young lads that grow up to be members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Clint, I thought I’d never get to hear Frankie Valli belt out “Sherry,” aka Sherry Baby. I call it Sherry Baby. It was one of the first number one hits of

The Four Seasons. Here’s the good news: Working My Way Back to You; Bye Bye Baby; Can’t Take My Eyes Off You; Oh, What A Night; Rag Doll, My Boyfriend’s Back, My Eyes Adore You, and Walk Like A Man. I was tapping my foot and wanted to stand up and dance. But, one does not act like that in the cinema when in London. John Lloyd Young as the lead singer Frankie Valli won the Best Actor for this movie cast. “Jersey Boys” grossed $13.5 million opening weekend in the US and came in fourth; substantially behind 22 Jump Street. Stay focused, Clint. Rock ‘n Roll. Grade 87. Larry H. sugarlaw@larryharrison.com

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NOTICE OF CONSTABLES SALE THE STATE OF TEXAS COUNTY OF FORT BEND By virtue of an Order of sale issued out of the Honorable 400TH DISTRICT COURT OF FORT BEND County on the 4TH day of JUNE 2014 by the Clerk thereof, in the case of FORT BEND COUNTY VS. ALEJANDRO ZUNIGA in Cause # 13-DCV -211076 and to me, as CONSTABLE directed and delivered, I will proceed to sell, at 10:00 0’ Clock AM on the 1st day of July, 201 4, which is the first Tuesday of said month, at the William B. Travis Building, First Floor Meeting Room, 301 Jackson Street, Richmond Texas 77469-3108 of said FORT BEND County, in the City of RICHMOND, Texas, the following described property, to wit: TRACT 1: GEO: 8907010040070907 LOT 7 IN BLOCK 4 OF REPLAT OF VICKSBURG: VILLAGE OF SHILOH SECTION l , A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF IN UNDER CLIENT SLIDES 843/A OF THE MAP RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. Levied on the 5TH day of JUNE, 2014 as the property of ALEJANDRO ZUNIGA to satisfy a judgment amounting to $10,519.41, representing delinquent taxes, penalties, interest, and attorney’s fees through the date of judgment, plus all costs of court, costs of sale, and post judgment penalties and interest recoverable by law in favor of FORT BEND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT; FORT BEND COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT# 48; FORT BEND COUNTY. ALL BIDDERS MUST COMPLY WITH SECTION 34.015 OF THE TEXAS PROPERTY TAX CODE. GIVEN UNDER MY HAND THIS 5TH DAY OF JUNE 2014. Rob Cook, Constable Precinct Three Fort Bend County, Texas BY: LIEUTENANT S.D. SAYERS Deputy Constable #1309

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San Antonio*

NOTICE OF CONSTABLE SALE NOTICE OF LEVY REAL PROPERTY Under and by virtue of a Writ of Execution and I or Order of Sale issued on the 11th day of April, 2014 by the 434th Judicial District Court of Fort Bend County, Texas in cause# 12-DCV-202340 in favor of the Plaintiff - Briargate Community Improvement Association Plaintiff, for the sum of $3,020.14 ++++costs as taxed on said Execution and I or Order of Sale and further the sum of executing the same. Therefore, on the 27th day of May, 2014, I, Constable Rob Cook of Precinct Three Fort Bend County, have levied on and have seized all rights, title, interest, and claim to which the said Defendant( s) - Glenda Costly and Roy J. Costly had of, in, or to the following described real property, and will offer for sale on the 1st day of July, 2014 at the County Courthouse steps of Fort Bend County, Texas in the city of Richmond, Texas between the hours often o’clock a.m. and four o’clock p.m., any and all rights, title, interests and claims which the above defendant had of, in, or to the following described real property situated in Fort Bend County, Texas; viz: LEGAL DESCRIPTION: LOT 28, BLOCK 1, OF BRIARGATE, SECTION 6, A SUBDIVISION OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED AT VOLUME 18, PAGE 6, IN THE MAP OR PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS ADJUDGED/MARKET VALUE: $68,240.00 Property is sold with all encumbrances and liens affixed thereto. All sales are final. Terms: Cash, Cashier’s Check, or Money Order; Sale to be held at or about 10:00 A.M. Rob Cook, Constable Precinct Three Fort Bend County, Texas BY: Lieutenant S.D. Sayers Deputy Constable #1309

Sugar Land

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NOTICE OF CONSTABLES SALE THE STATE OF TEXAS COUNTY OF FORT BEND By virtue of an Order of sale issued out of the Honorable 268TH DISTRICT COURT OF FORT BEND County on the 23RD day of APRIL 2014 by the Clerk thereof, in the case of FORT BEND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT VS. HOA VAN TRAN, ET AL in Cause #13-DCV-204757 and to me, as CONSTABLE directed and delivered, I will proceed to sell, at 10:00 0’ Clock AM on the 1st day of July, 201 4, which is the first Tuesday of said month, at the William B. Travis Building, First Floor Meeting Room, 301 Jackson Street, Richmond Texas 77469-3108 of said FORT BEND County, in the City of RICHMOND, Texas, the following described property, to wit: TRACT 1: GEO: 6135020020030907 LOT 3 IN BLOCK 2 OF PARK POINTE SECTION 2, A SUBDIVISION IN FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED UNDER SLIDE NO. 1456/A OF THE PLAT RECORDS OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS. Levied on the 25TH day of APRIL, 2014 as the property of HOA VAN TRAN, ET AL to satisfy a judgment amounting to $7,390.22, representing delinquent taxes, penalties, interest, and attorney’s fees through the date of judgment, plus all costs of court, costs of sale, and post judgment penalties and interest recoverable by law in favor of FORT BEND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT; FORT BEND COUNTY GENERAL FUND. ALL BIDDERS MUST COMPLY WITH SECTION 34.015 OF THE TEXAS PROPERTY TAX CODE. GIVEN UNDER MY HAND THIS 5TH DAY OF JUNE 2014. Rob Cook, Constable Precinct Three Fort Bend County, Texas BY: LIEUTENANT S. D. SAYERS Deputy Constable #1309


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News Fontenot named Polygraph Examiner of the Year Local pianist to perform at Tell me no lies. Those four words speak volumes if you happen to be a polygraph examiner, especially an award-winning examiner. Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office Lt. James Fontenot recently received the Tim Kennedy Examiner of the Year Award presented by the Texas Association of Law Enforcement Polygraph Investigators for 2014, the top honor for polygraph examiners in the state. Lt. Fontenot spent 21 years in the U.S. Army, retiring at the rank of Chief Warrant Officer. He also was in the Naval Reserve for a year, making his Armed Forces career 22 years. That career took him all over the world, including Europe, the Middle East, South America, Central America, the Caribbean, Asia, Alaska and the U.S. mainland. He joined the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office in May of 1992. He initially worked in the Detention Division as a civilian, but he took night classes at Wharton County Junior College simultaneously to become a Texas Peace Officer. He then moved to the Patrol Division and then

Fontenot to the Criminal Investigation Division where he worked approximately seven years each. Lt. Fontenot also was a member of the SWAT team throughout his patrol years and part of his CID tenure. After becoming a Sergeant in 2006, he was assigned to the Internal Affairs Division. “The Internal Affairs Division didn’t really exist at the time, so I was the only person in IAD,” said Lt. Fontenot. His first move was to take the polygraph course at the Texas DPS Polygraph School in Austin. That was in June 2007. The three-month program was followed by a 12-month internship, which

he served under a private polygraph examiner. “I would take my findings for his review,” Lt. Fontenot said, adding he also had to read and expand his knowledge of polygraph testing. He ultimately had to take the state licensing exam. Lt. Fontenot began the preemployment screening testing at the Sheriff’s Office soon after graduating polygraph school. Two years later, Sgt. Kelly Walger also began conducting polygraph testing in the Internal Affairs Division. Lt. Fontenot said the most polygraph tests he and Walger have given in a year is about 450. “It takes a minimum of two hours to conduct a test, depending on the individual,” Lt. Fontenot said. “My longest exam was four hours. The examinee was a bank robbery suspect.” Lt. Fontenot also does examinations for other agencies, including the District Attorney’s Office, the FBI and the Treasury Department. “We are required to tell the person whether they passed or failed,” he said. “Our goal is to find out why someone failed. That’s where we try

Are Your Kids Prepared? The Internet Safety Education Program will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 10 at the Gus George Law Enforcement Academy, 1521 Eugene Heimann Circle in Richmond. The program’s goal is to teach parents child safety tips in order to keep their children safe in the Digital Era. The Texas Center for the Missing’s Internet Safety Education Program is designed to teach parents and educators how to keep their children from abduction and Internet lures.

Attendees will be taught to minimize the risk that children will be lost or abducted; abduction prevention techniques are discussed, as well as what to do if a child is abducted; and a parent’s role in prevention and search efforts. This program includes: •Parent education on how to keep children safe on the street and on the Internet; •CyberBullying Prevention and reporting tools; •CyberTipline Information; and •Distribution of Street Smarts and Safety: Keeping

Our Kids Safe/Find My Child brochures and Parent Internet Safety Tips. This program has adult content and is not appropriate for children. Therefore, program directors ask that all attendees be at least 18 years old. The program can only accommodate 120 people. To RSVP or for questions, contact: RSVP. FBCSO@fortbendcounty.gov. Refreshments will be provided by Sugar Land PC: www.sugarlandpc.com.

to get admissions or confessions. Lt. Fontenot believes the polygraph program at the Sheriff’s Office is one of the better programs around. “We started doing things before they were required,” he said, such as employing audio-visual taping during exams. That began here in 2007, “well before it was required in January 2014.” The award was presented to Lt. Fontenot at the association’s conference in San Marcos, June 1-6. There are 263 licensed examiners in Texas. IAD Captain Paul Mosley wrote a commendation letter to the association, citing two Capital Murder Investigation cases where Lt. Fontenot’s testing extracted two full confessions in those cases which involved the deaths of toddlers. Lt. Fontenot and his wife, JoAnn, have been married 42 years. They have one son, one grandson “and a grand-niece we have adopted as our granddaughter.” Answering probably the most asked question of a polygraph examiner, Lt. Fontenot said with a smile, “I have never had anyone who I felt could beat the polygraph.” To honor America and the freedoms we all enjoy, the Fort Bend County Criminal Defense Attorneys Association will gather on the steps of the Fort Bend County Justice Center located at 1422 Eugene Heimann Circle in Richmond, at noon on Thursday, July 3, for a formal reading of the United States Declaration of Independence. The public is invited to attend. The annual ceremony is part of a statewide effort by defense lawyers affiliated with the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. For more information, contact Dawn Zell Wright at (832) 701-5297.

George Memorial Library Fort Bend County Libraries will feature a classical piano performance by local awardwinning pianist David Nie on Sunday, July 20, beginning at 2:00 pm, in the Meeting Room at George Memorial Library, 1001 Golfview in Richmond. Nie will perform several pieces from the classical works of Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Scriabin, and Muczynski. Featured pieces will include Beethoven’s Sonata Pastorale and Muczynski’s “Desperate Measures.” A senior at Clements High School, Nie is 16 years old and has studied piano since the age of 5. He has won awards at the 2014 National YoungArts Foundation competition and the American Protégé International Competition of Piano and Strings in 2012 and Romantic Music in 2013. He was a finalist in the 2014 MTNA Senior Piano Competition, and was the Grand Prize Winner of the 2013 McKinney Young Artist Competition. He has

Nie performed in venues as renowned as Carnegie Hall and Merkin Concert Hall in New York. The performance is free and open to the public. For more information, call George Memorial Library at 281-3424455 or the library’s Public Information Office at 281341-2677.

Sugar Land Christian Women’s Connection welcomes Chuck Cummings, CPA The Sugar Land Christian Women’s Connection will meet on Friday, July 11, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sweetwater Country Club located at 4800 Palm Royale Blvd., Sugar Land. Chuck Cummings, a successful practicing Certified Public Accountant, will be the featured speaker at the luncheon. Chuck is also a Christian, who has a passion for presenting concepts that have helped him over the years. He will share the “defining moments” in his life, which will also impact our lives. All area women are invited to share Christian fellowship, a delightful lunch, door prizes and an inspirational testimony by Chuck Cummings. The cost for luncheon is $20 inclusive and reservations are necessary and can be made by calling (281) 208-3124 or via email at marygraca@aol.com. If you need to cancel, please honor the reservation by passing it to a friend. The Sugar Land Christian Women’s Connection is affiliated with Stonecroft Ministries (www.stonecroft.com).

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