Public Notice State of Indiana County of Jay, SS: In The Jay Circuit Court Cause No.: 38C01-1406-MF-28 First Merchants Bank, N.A., as Successor in Interest to The First National Bank of Portland, Plaintiff, vs. Georgia M. Bright, Defendant, Summons By Publication This Summons is to the Defendant, Georgia M. Bright, named above and to any other person who may be concerned: Georgia M. Bright is notified that she has been sued in the Jay County Circuit/Superior Court, Jay County Courthouse, 120 N. Court Street, Portland, Indiana 47371, which may be contacted at (260) 726-4951, in an action entitled: First Merchants Bank, NA., as Successor in Interest to the First National Bank of Portland vs. Georgia M. Bright Cause No. 38C01-1406-MF-28 by the entity named above as Plaintiff. This summons by publication is specifically directed to the above Defendant, Georgia M. Bright, whose whereabouts are unknown. In addition to the above named Defendant being served this summons, there may be other Defendants who have an interest in this lawsuit. The Plaintiff, First Merchants Bank, N.A., is represented by Paul J. Carroll, Atty. No. 26296-49, Mercer Belanger, P.c., One Indiana Square, Suite 1500, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204, who may be contacted at (317) 636-3551. Notice of Suit The nature of the suit against Georgia M. Blight is a Complaint on Note, to Foreclose Mortgage, and for Damages alleging breach of contract by the Plaintiff, First Merchants Bank, N.A., through which it seeks to recover losses and expenses incurred through enforcement of the Mortgage Note executed by Georgia M. Bright. An answer or other response in writing to the Complaint for Damages must be filed either by you or your attorney within thirty (30) days after the third notice of suit published by this newspaper, and if you fail to do so, judgment by default may be rendered against you for the relief demanded by Plaintiff, First Merchants Bank, N.A. Respectfully submitted, Mercer Belanger, P.C. Paul J. Carroll, Attorney No. 26296-49 Mercer Belanger, P.C. One Indiana Square, Suite 1500 Indianapolis, IN 46204 Attorney for Plaintiff Ellen Coats Clerk of the Jay Circuit/ Superior Courts CR 6-23,30,7-7-2014 -HSPAXLP