Records for the week of Aug. 30-Sept. 6 include the issuance of marriage license applications in the Columbia County Clerk’s Office and divorce cases filed in the Columbia County Circuit Clerk’s Office.
Marriage licenses issued:
Eli Zachary Lester, 24, of El Dorado, to Morgan Michell Lee, 24, of El Dorado, Aug. 30.
Alexander Randolph Smith, 28, of Magnolia, to Norma Leticia Castillo, 25, of Magnolia, Sept. 3.
Mark Douglas Couch, 48, of Magnolia, to Beverly S. Burnett, 55, of Magnolia, Sept. 4.
Divorce cases filed:
Sheri Higginbotham v. Thomas Higginbotham, Aug. 30.
Stacy Evans v. Larry Evans, Sept. 3.
Torrence Sanders Sr. v. Sophia Sanders, Sept. 4.
Civil suits filed Aug. 30-Sept. 6 in the Columbia County Circuit Clerk’s Office:
Farm Bureau Bank v. Bobby Allen, seller-plaintiff debt collection, Aug. 30.
Portfolio Recovery Associates v. Brenda Hardwell, seller-plaintiff debt collection, Aug. 30.
Bank of America v. Devona Powell, contract-other, Sept. 3.
Doretha House v. Flora Jean Walker, landlord/tenant unlawfuldetain, Sept. 3.
Farmers Bank & Trust Co. v. Franklin Broomfield, mortgage foreclosure, Sept. 5.
Civil and small claims suits filed Aug. 30-Sept. 5 in Columbia County District Court:
Medical Center of South Arkansas v. Lindsey Jones, debt collection, $621.58.
Tevin Chambers v. Robbie Linton, debt collection, $2,650.
Midland Funding LLC v. Latrena Wyrcik, debt collection, $2,685.18.
Midland Funding LLC v. David Wilson, debt collection, $526.46.
Midland Funding LLC v. Taylor Sullivan, debt collection, $2,665.11.
Crown Asset Management LLC v. Damian V. Sears, debt collection, $1,154.07.
Midland Funding LLC v. Angela Wesley, debt collection, $548.72.
Bodcaw Bank v. Dustin W. Cross, debt collection, $2,600.
Recent area bankruptcy filings, according to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette as drawn from United States District Bankruptcy Court papers:
MAGNOLIA Fernando Bingle, 431 E. Columbia, No. 295, Aug. 30, 2019, Chapter 13.
WALDO Misty Cloud, 272 County Road 124, Aug. 29, 2019, Chapter 13.
CAMDEN Allison C. Menting (aka Allison C. Batesaka, Allison C. Bramlett), 115 County Road 397, Aug. 29, 2019, Chapter 7.
Carl W. Rabion, 2965 Bower Ave., Aug. 29, 2019, Chapter 7.
Dylan R. Hicks, 165 Bensberg Road, Aug. 29, 2019, Chapter 7.
John Dean Millican (aka Johnny Millican), 2370 Airline Drive, Aug. 29, 2019, Chapter 7.
EL DORADO Cle Vester Williams, 304 S. Smith Ave., Aug. 31, 2019, Chapter 13.
George Richard Burson, 5610 Moro Bay Highway, Sept. 4, 2019, Chapter 13.
Kharma Cherrett Smith, 804 Ouachita Ave., Aug. 29, 2019, Chapter 13.
Rickey Smith, 901 Moore Ave., Sept. 3, 2019, Chapter 13.
Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceeding generally refer to the liquidation of a company that continues to operate while financial matters are settled. Chapter 11 bankruptcy frees a company from creditors lawsuits while it reorganizes its finances. Chapter 13 bankruptcy is available to individuals who promise to repay as many debtors as possible from available income.