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White Swan missing; Last seen April 15th. Reward for return of swan. Belongs to: Johnnie Jerome, 3812 N. FM 14, Hwy 14 one mile South of 37.


Bright Star-Salem Special Utility District is accepting sealed bids for the sale of four Hydro-pneumatic pressure tanks. The tanks are located in the Bright Star and Salem Communities in Rains and Wood Counties. Successful bidder will be responsible for removal of the tanks from owner’s property. A crane will be required for removal. Interested bidders can pick up a bid sheet at the Bright Star-Salem SUD office located at 238 North Osborn, Alba, Texas or by calling 903-765-2701. The deadline for the receipt of bids is May 17, 2012 at 4:00 PM. The board reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids. Published April 25 & May 2, 2012

Legal Notice Application has been made with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for a Wine and Beer Retailer’s Off-Premise Permit by Dolgencorp of Texas Inc. d/b/a Dollar General Store #12379 located at 259 E. Greenville Street, Alba, Wood County, TX 75410. Officers of said Corporation are William C. Bass, CEO, John W. Feray, Senior Vice President and CFO, Maurice A. Laiberte, Vice President of Lease Administration, Christine L. Connolly, Secretary and Robert R. Stephenson, Assistant Secretary.

Published April 25 & May 2, 2012


Wood County will be disposing of County owned surplus property at a public auction occurring at the Vaughan Auction Group 24280 I-20 (exit 19), Wills Point, Texas 75169 at 9:00 a.m. on May 17th 2012. This disposal is in the accordance with Texas Local Government Code 263.152 and was authorized by the Wood County Commissioner’s Court on Mar 30, 2012. Surplus includes: 1999 Volvo Haul Truck, 2000 International 2 Ton Dump Truck,1995 Ford Dual Crew Cab Pickup,1988 Ford F600 2 Ton Truck, Case 590SL Backhoe. Published May 2, 2012


THE STATE OF TEXAS COUNTY OF WOOD Before me, the undersigned authority, on this day personally appeared Larry E. Crow Sr., who after being by me duly sworn deposes and says: After the herein described estray was impounded, I made a diligent search of the register of recorded brands in the county where said estray was found. The search did not reveal the owner of said estray. I did then advertise the impoundment of said estray in the Wood County Democrat, a newspaper of general circulation in the county where said estray was found, at least twice during the fifteen (15) days after the impoundment of said estray. The dates of such advertisement were April 25, 2012 and May 2, 2012, and a duly verified printed copy thereof is returned herewith. I also posted a copy of the Notice of Estray and the Notice of Impoundment of Estray on the public notice board of the courthouse of the county in which the estray was found. Said estray is described as the following: Kind of Animal: Steer Breed: Angus Color: Black Sex: Male Age: Unknown (Calf) Size: Small Brand, Marks, Identifying Characteristics: None other than Tag #88 in it’s left ear WITNESS my hand, this the 18th day of April, 2012. Bill Wansley Sheriff or Designee of Wood County, Texas Larry E. Crow Sr. Civil Deputy Published April 25 & May 2, 2012

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CITY OF MINEOLA Water Department Job Posting The City of Mineola has a work opportunity for a full time Heavy Equipment Operator. Candidates must have a Grade C Water and Wastewater License. A complete job and work description is available at the Mineola Municipal Complex, 300 Greenville Highway, Mineola, Texas. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. The City of Mineola is an equal opportunity employer. -30Johnny McCoy Public Works Director City of Mineola (903) 569-2535 (5/2-5/9) QUITMAN ISD is in need of a HIGH SCHOOL CUSTODIAN. Hours will be 2 pm to 10:30 pm, M-F. Also in need of a FULL TIME BUS DRIVER. Must have at least a Class B CDL with SP Endorsement. You can pick up an application at the Administration Building or contact Wayne Wells for more information at (903) 763-5000 x: 145. (4/25) KITCHEN HELP NEEDED—Apply in person on Thursday, Friday, or Saturday at 4 pm. AJ’s Fish House 5375 FM 17 in Alba, TX. (5/10)

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$106 MONTH BUYS LAND FOR RV/ MH/HOUSE. Pier, boat ramp, pool, gated entry at Lake Fork 903-878-7265 (TFN)

FOR SALE- 69.687 acres at $2,800/ acre. 2 miles North of Quitman on HWY 37. Pasture land with water. 903-561-1148. (4/25 & 5/2)

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4 BR/2 BA, Hardi Panel, Shingled Roof. $39,900 incl. delivery, set up, ch/ca & appliances. RBI-36579

BIG SALE May 4 & 5 - Camping/ NOW HIRING- Experienced satellite fishing eqpt, several guns, 10’ alum & antenna service techs. Call 903boat, lots of misc items new & used. 763-5120. Apply in person 419 W. 7153 FM 2225 (E. of Hwy 154 off Bermuda, Quitman. (4/18, 4/25, 5/2) Hwy 515.) (5/2) FLEA MARKET. Sat. ONLY, 9am3pm, Quitman City park, 518 S. Main. Something for everyone! Free children’s entertainment on site. (5/2) FRI & SAT. 702 Morris Ave. Baby etc., household items, all must go. (5/2) HUGE MULTI-FAMILY Garage sale, Thurs, Fri. & Sat. Lots of kids clothes, household items, and furniture. 708 Hill St. (next to Quitman Elementary.) (5/2) Refrigerant Certified HUGE YARD SALE, May 3, 4 & 5; Accepting Applications: Insured Lake Quitman.-Take 2966 to 1460, to 1447, to 1448. Multi-family-furniture, In-Home Repairs on toddler items, fishing gear & much Kitchen & Laundry more. (214) 695-5523. (5/2) Products MAY 3, 4 & 5, 8am-3pm. 2 Family Pickup and Delivery garage sales-391 CR 2311, Hickory Creek Estates, off Hwy 69, Mineola. Appliance Parts t-shirts,glassware, electronics, 609 S. Pacific - Mineola Levi’s, furniture, dishes, pictures, mens suits 569-6016 or 569-9749 & sport coats, ladies clothing, misc. (5/2) STUMP REMOVAL. Have a stump MULTI-FAMILY Appliances, furn., or stumps in your yard and would like electronics, kids clothes, & much have it removed? I can help. Call more. 401 N. Winnsboro, Quitman. 406West Blair St. Suite 200 to 8a-4p Fri & Sat. (5/2) (903) 312-2490. (edited 5/2-5/9)

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903-524-2050 NICE 2/BD 2/BA TOWNHOUSE in Quitman with 1 car garage, quiet and safe, washer/dryer connections, large fenced in back yard, large private balcony, CH/A, no pets, no smoking. $590/month, $500/ deposit. 903-316-9641. (4/11/12-TFN)


I’m looking for approximately 30+ acres in counties surrounding Camp County. I have $40,000 in cash. 903-856-5511

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• 1 bedroom units • Energy Efficient design • Central H/A • Refrigerator & Range • Blinds & Carpet • W/D Connections • Big Closets • Exterior Storage • Porches/Patio Located at 202 Richards St. Quitman, TX 75783 “ This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer”


John Spanko, General Contractor • Remodels • All Carpentry • Doors/Windows • Additions

Now accepting applications for the following positions: April 27, 2012 Pittsburg: •RN ED (PRN) •RN (surgery experience required)(PRN) •RN (Med/Sgy) PRN •RN/LVN(Med/Sgy) PRN •Ultrasound Tech (PRN) •CRT/RT (PRN) •Dietary (PRN) Mt. Vernon: •CRT/RT (PRN) Resumes may be faxed to 903-946-5271 or emailed to

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2BR 1BA HOUSE, SPACIOUS living room $450/month, in Quitman. Call 903MULTI-FAMILY Garage sale, Sat. 967-3638. (4/25-TFN)

only starting 8am. 105 S. Main, Wood County Flooring. Baby & children’s items, misc. furn., kitchen, etc. (5/2) SALE-FRI & SAT, MAY 4 & 5, starting at 8 a.m. Triple G Storage, 1122 E. Goode St., Quitman. Unit #122. (5/2) TANNING BED, air hockey table, too many items to list. CR 3145, 6 mi East of Quitman, 1/2 mi West of Hwy 14 off of Hwy 2088. 8-5:30, Thurs. & Fri, May 3 & 4. (5/2) THURS, FRI, SAT. Corner of CR 3200 & 3204 behind Lowe’s Funeral Home. Lawn mower, yard trailer, hedge trimmer, bicycles, western pictures, horse halters, and lots of clothes. (5/2)

ETMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer THE HERITAGE NURSING HOME is now accepting applications for: Double Weekend Charge NurseLVN, Part Time Certified Nurse Aides all shifts. Accepting applications for the Nurse Aide class, Part Time Cook, Laundry, and Housekeeping positions. Please no phone calls. Apply in person at The Heritage Nursing Home, 1026 E. Goode St., Quitman, TX. (TFNedited 4/25/12)


2 COUNTRY HOMES ON HWY 80, east of Mineola. Nice 2BR/1BA on 5 acres, workshop, barn & 2 car garage. $950 for house or $1050 for house and acreage. Also 2BR/BA home, large covered patio. $750 month. (903)705-2922 (5/2)

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$90/day, 3 day minimum. No FEMA. Clean. Nice. 903-767-3626

New Auction consignments now being accepted for Grand Opening of Helping Hand Auction in Quitman. 6:30 pm, Friday, June 15. Call 903-638-9075

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14th Annual Spring Farm Equip. & Horse Auction May 5th & 6th Fri. & Sat.

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10 am-All types of ranch equipment gates, panels, trailers, tractors & implements (taking consignments until sale time) Sun., May 8th 9 am – Cowboy Church Service 10 am – 200+ head of AQHA & APHA horses including brood mares, stallions, colts & all types of geldings, Ranch & Rope Gelding Session Office: (903) 632-5458 (8am – 3pm) Norwood Auction Company #7994

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