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PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE OF INTENTION
TO MINE

Pursuant to Application Number 867-5356,
Transfer

In accordance with 405 KAR 8:010, notice is
hereby given that Cumberland River Coal LLC,
P.O. Box 189, Lackey, KY, 41643, intends to transfer permit number 867-5139 to Cumberland River
Coal LLC, P.O. Box 189, Lackey, KY, 41643. The
new permit number will be 867-5356. The operation disturbs 109.61 surface acres.and underlies
5118.43 acres for a total of 5228.04 acres. No
new acreage is affected by the transfer.

The operation is located 3 miles southeast of Oven
Fork in Letcher County. It is approximately 2.79
miles southeast from US 119’s junction with KY
806 and located 0.38 miles south of Franks Creek.
The operation is on the Flat Gap and Whitesburg
U.S.G.S. 7 1/2 minute quadrangle maps.

The application has been filed for public inspection
at the Department for Surface Mining Reclamation
and Enforcement’s Middlesboro Regional Office,
1804 East Cumberland Avenue, Middlesboro, KY,
40965-1229. Written comments or objections must
be filed with the Director, Division of Permits, 300
Sower, Frankfort, Kentucky, 40601. All comments
or objections must be received within 15 days of
today’s date.

NOTICE OF INTENTION
TO MINE

Pursuant to Application Number 867-0542,
Transfer

In accordance with 405 KAR 8:010, notice is
hereby given that Cumberland River Coal LLC,
P.O. Drawer 109, Appalachia, VA, 24216 intends
to transfer permit number 867-0466 to Cumberland River Coal LLC, P.O. Box 189, Lackey, KY,
41643. The new permit number will be 867-0542.
The operation disturbs 317.57 surface acres. and
underlies 448.21 acres of which 152.39 acres
underlie permitted surface acreage for a total of
613.99 acres. No new acreage is affected by
the transfer.

The operation is located 1.4 miles east of Eolia in
Letcher County. The operation is located approximately 3.5 miles east from US119’s junction with
KY 932 and located on Poor Fork. The operation
is on the Flat Gap and Whitesburg U.S.G.S. 7 1/2
minute quadrangle maps.

The application has been filed for public inspection
at the Department for Surface Mining Reclamation
and Enforcement’s Middlesboro Regional Office,
1804 East Cumberland Avenue, Middlesboro, KY,
40965-1229. Written comments or objections must
be filed with the Director, Division of Permits, 300
Sower Boulevard, Frankfort, Kentucky, 40601. All
comments or objections must be received within
15 days of today’s date.

NOTICE OF INTENTION
TO MINE

Pursuant to Application Number 867-5358,
Transfer

In accordance with 405 KAR 8:010, notice is
hereby given that Cumberland River Coal LLC,
P.O. Box 189, Lackey, KY, 41643 intends to transfer permit number 867-5292 to Cumberland River
Coal LLC, P.O. Box 189, Lackey, KY, 41643. The
new permit number will be 867-5358. The operation disturbs 63.82 surface acres and underlies
3308.13 acres for a total of 3371.95 acres. No
new acreage is affected by the transfer.

The operation is located 1.8 miles south of Eolia
in Letcher County. It is approximately 3.25 miles
southeast from US 119’s junction with KY 806
and located on Trace Fork. The operation is on
the Whitesburg U.S.G.S. 7 1/2 minute quadrangle
map.

The application has been filed for public inspection at the Department for Surface Mining
Reclamation and Enforcement’s Middlesboro
Regional Office, 1804 East Cumberland Avenue,
Middlesboro, KY, 40965-1229. Written comments
or objections must be filed with the Director, Division of Permits, 300 Sower, Frankfort, Kentucky,
40601. All comments or objections must be received within 15 days of today’s date.

NOTICE OF INTENTION
TO MINE

Pursuant to Application Number 867-5355,
Transfer

In accordance with 405 KAR 8:010, notice is
hereby given that Cumberland River Coal LLC,
P.O. Box 189, Lackey, KY, 41643 intends to
transfer permit number 867-5138 to Cumberland River Coal LLC, P.O. Box 189, Lackey,
KY, 41643. The new permit number will be
867-5355. The operation disturbs 22.09 surface
acres.and underlies 3,763.18 acres for a total
of 3,785.27 acres. No new acreage is affected
by the transfer.

The operation is located 2 miles east of Eolia
in Letcher County. The operation is located
approximately 1 mile southeast from Meadow
Branch Road’s junction with KY 932 and 0.25
miles south of Meadow Branch. The operation
is on the Flat Gap and Whitesburg U.S.G.S. 7
1/2 minute quadrangle maps.

The application has been filed for public inspection at the Department for Surface Mining
Reclamation and Enforcement’s Middlesboro
Regional Office, 1804 East Cumberland Avenue,
Middlesboro, KY, 40965-1229. Written comments or objections must be filed with the Director, Division of Permits, 300 Sower, Frankfort,
Kentucky, 40601. All comments or objections
must be received within 15 days of today’s date.

NOTICE OF INTENTION
TO MINE

Pursuant to Application Number 867-0466,
Renewal

In accordance with KRS 350.055, notice is hereby
given that Cumberland River Coal,LLC, PO
Drawer 109, Appalachia, VA 24216, has applied
for renewal of a permit to a surface coal mining
and reclamation mine located 1.4 miles east of
Eolia in Letcher County. The operation will disturb
317.57 surface acres, of which 152.39 overlie
underground works, and there is a total of 448.81
acres of underground/auger operations for a total
permitted acreage of 613.99 acres.

The operation is approximately 3.5 miles east of
the junction of US 119 and State Route 932 along
the Poor Fork of the Cumberland River. The latitude is 37o-04’-04”. The longitude is 82o-44’-57”.

The operation is located on the Flat Gap and
Whitesburg U.S.G.S. 7 ½ minute quadrangle
map The permittee will use a combination method
of surface mining and auger. The surface area
is owned by ACIN, LLC and the Minnie Trivett
Heirs.

The application has been filed for public inspection
at the Department of Surface Mining Reclamation
and Enforcement’s Middlesboro Regional Office,
1804 East Cumberland Avenue, Middlesboro,
KY 40965. Written comments, objections, or
requests for a permit conference must be filed
with the Director, Division of Permits, 300 Sower
Blvd, Frankfort KY 40601.

This is the final advertisement of the application.
All comments, objections, or requests for a permit
conference must be received within thirty (30)
days of today’s date.

NOTICE OF BOND RELEASE

In accordance with KRS 350.093, notice is hereby
given that Nally & Hamilton Enterprises, Inc.,
P.O. Box 157, Bardstown, Kentucky 40004 has
applied for a Phase III Bond Release on Increment No.’s 1 and 2 of Permit no. 860-0380 which
was last issued June 30, 2015. Increment No. 1
covers an area of approximately 312.52 acres of
surface area and underlies an additional 131.81
acres of underground area which is included in the
total permitted surface acreage. Increment no. 2
covers an area of approximately 227.36 acres of
surface area and underlies an additional 16.52
acres of auger area. The permit area is located
approximately 0.80 mile north of Carbon Glow in
Knott and Letcher Counties.

The permit area is approximately 1.85 miles
northwest from Doty Creek Road’s junction with
KY 7 and located 0.23 miles west of Doty Creek..

The bond now in effect for Increment No. 1 is
a surety bond in the amount of $142,000.00 of
which 100% of the original amount of $908,000.00
is to be included in this application for release. The
bond now in effect for Increment No. 2 is a surety
bond in the amount of $103,100.00 of which 100%
of the original amount of $784,100.00 is to be
included in this application for release.

Reclamation work performed included: All mining
area was backfilled and graded with all highwalls
eliminated and the area was seeded, this work
was completed in the Fall of 2003.

Written comments, objection and request for a
public hearing or informal conference must be
filed with the Director, Division of Field Services,
300 Sower Blvd., Frankfort, Kentucky 40601 by
Monday September 25, 2017.

A public hearing on the application has been
scheduled for Tuesday September 26, 2017 at
9:00 a.m., at the Department for Natural Resources, Prestonsburg Regional Office, 3140
South Lake Drive, Suite 6, Prestonsburg, Kentucky 41653-1410. This hearing will be canceled
if no request for a hearing or informal conference
is received by Monday September 25, 2017.

NOTICE

Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher District Court
Case #17-P-152
In re:
estate of:
GLENNA MAE HICKS
deceased
NOTICE
Pursuant to KRS 424.340,
notice is hereby given that
Charles R. Hicks was on
the 2nd day of August,
2017, appointed Executor of the estate of the
deceased, late of Letcher
County, and all persons
having claims against
said estate shall present
same, verified according
to law, to said Executor
at his present address,
1057 HWY 3406, Mayking, KY 41837, not later
than the 2nd day of February, 2018.
Larry D. Adams, Clerk
By: Melissa D. Claar
Deputy Clerk
___________________
Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher District Court
Case #17-P-155
In re:
estate of:
WILLIAM BUELL CRAFT
deceased
NOTICE
Pursuant to KRS 424.340,
notice is hereby given that
Betty Sue Craft was on
the 2nd day of August,
2017, appointed Administratrix of the estate of
the deceased, late of
Letcher County, and all
persons having claims
against said estate shall
present same, verified
according to law, to said
Administratrix at her present address, 1350 Buck
Creek Rd., Whitesburg,
KY 41858, not later than
the 2nd day of February,
2018.
Larry D. Adams, Clerk
By: Melissa D. Claar,
Deputy Clerk
___________________
NOTICE
Commonwealth Of
Kentucky
Letcher Circuit Court
Civil Action No.
17-CI-00112
Whitaker Bank, Inc.
Plaintiff
V.
Earnest Stephen Cook,
A/K/A Earnest Steven
Cook and
Tammy G. Cook, A/K/A
Tammy Gean Cook;
Kentucky Housing Corporation; Commonwealth of Kentucky,

NOTICE

Department of Revenue,
Division
Of Collections; and
Letcher County, Kentucky
Defendants
NOTICE OF MASTER
COMMISSIONER SALE
By virtue of a Default
Judgment In Rem,
Against Earnest Stephen
Cook, a/k/a Earnest Steven Cook and His Wife,
Tammy G. Cook, a/k/a
Tammy Gean Cook; Default Judgment Against
Commonwealth of Kentucky Department of Revenue, Division of Collections to Terminate and
Release Liens; Summary
Judgment Against Kentucky Housing Corporation to Set Lien Priorities
and Summary Judgment
Against Letcher County,
Kentucky to Dismiss as
Defendant and Order of
Sale and Order Referring
Case to Master Commissioner for Judicial Sale
entered on July 7, 2017 by
the Letcher Circuit Court,
the undersigned Master Commissioner of the
Letcher Circuit Court will
offer for sale at the courthouse door of the Letcher
County Courthouse in
the City of Whitesburg,
Kentucky on Tuesday,
August 29, 2017 beginning on or about the hour
of 2:15 p.m. local time
and continuing until the
sale is concluded to the
highest bidder at public
auction, the following real
property:
Tax ID Parcel No.: 019-
00-00-057.01
Property Address: 96
Cookville Road, Whitesburg, KY 41858.
The purchaser or successful bidder can elect
to pay cash at the time of
said sale or at the option
of the bidder on the terms
of ten percent (10%) of
the purchase price to be
paid at the time of sale
or produce good surety
satisfactory to the Master Commissioner. The
balance of the purchase
price shall be paid on a
credit of thirty (30) days
at the judgment rate. The
purchaser shall be required to execute a bond
or bonds with sufficient
surety thereon for said
balance which shall have
the force and effect of
a judgment in order to
secure the payment of the
balance of the purchase
price and said bond shall
constitute a lien on the

NOTICE

said property until paid.
The costs involved in this
action are $88,632.72
as of June 7, 2017, plus
interest at the rate of 6.5%
per annum until the date
of judgment and thereafter at the maximum judgment rate until paid plus
court costs and attorneys
fees; the cost of this action and its costs herein
expended, including the
cost of the sale.
DATED this 29th day of
July, 2017.
Daniel F. Dotson
Master Commissioner
Letcher Circuit Court
___________________
NOTICE
Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher Circuit Court
Civil Action No.
17-CI-00072
Kentucky Housing Corporation Plaintiff
V.
Sydney Back A/K/A Sydney B. Back;
Justin King
Defendants
RENOTICE OF MASTER COMMISSIONER
SALE
By virtue of an In Rem
Judgment and Order of
Sale and Order Referring
Case to Master Commissioner for Judicial Sale
entered on June 20, 2017
by the Letcher Circuit
Court, the undersigned
Master Commissioner
of the Letcher Circuit
Court will offer for sale
at the courthouse door
of the Letcher County
Courthouse in the City of
Whitesburg, Kentucky on
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
beginning on or about the
hour of 2:30 p.m. local
time and continuing until
the sale is concluded to
the highest bidder at public auction, the following
real estate together with
all improvements thereon
and appurtenances thereunto belonging and the
rents, issues and profits thereon, located in
Letcher County, Kentucky
and more particularly described as follows:
PIDN: 034-00-00-050.00
Property Address: 1432
Highway 1148, Isom, KY
41824
The above property includes a manufactured
home converted to real
property by Affidavit of
Conversion recorded on
June 7, 2006, in Miscellaneous Book 2, Page 76
in the Office of the Clerk of
Letcher County, Kentucky.
The purchaser or successful bidder can elect
to pay cash at the time of
said sale or at the option
of the bidder on the terms
of ten percent (10%) of
the purchase price to be
paid at the time of sale
and the balance on a
credit of thirty (30) days,
bearing interest at the
judgment rate from date
of sale until the purchase
price is paid. The purchaser shall give bond
with good surety for the
deferred payment.
The purchaser shall take
said real estate free and
clear of the claims of the
parties to this action but
it shall be sold subject to:
a. Real estate taxes affecting said real estate
for the current tax year
and all subsequent taxes.
b. Easements, restrictions
and stipulations of record
affecting said property.
c. Any matters disclosed
by an accurate survey or
inspection of the property.
d. Any assessment for
public improvements levied against the property.
The costs involved in this
action are the principal
sum of $144,688.76; interest on the principal
sum at the rate of 4% per
annum from September 1,
2016 until paid; the cost of
this action and its costs
herein expended, including the cost of the sale.
DATED this 3rd day of
August, 2017.
Daniel F. Dotson
Master Commissioner
Letcher Circuit Court
___________________
NOTICE
Commonwealth Of
Kentucky
Letcher Circuit Court
Civil Action No.
17-CI-00064
Housing Oriented Ministries Established
For Service, Inc., NKA
Homes, Inc.

NOTICE

Plaintiff
V.
Timothy Baker;
The Unknown Spouse of
Timothy Baker;
And Capital One Bank
(USA), NA
Defendants
NOTICE OF MASTER
COMMISSIONER SALE
By virtue of a Default
Judgment, In Rem, Default Judgment and Order
of Sale and Order Referring Case to Master Commissioner for Judicial Sale
entered on July 7, 2017 by
the Letcher Circuit Court,
the undersigned Master Commissioner of the
Letcher Circuit Court will
offer for sale at the courthouse door of the Letcher
County Courthouse in
the City of Whitesburg,
Kentucky on Tuesday,
August 29, 2017 beginning on or about the hour
of 2:00 p.m. local time
and continuing until the
sale is concluded to the
highest bidder at public
auction, the following real
property:
Property Address: 267
Mandrill Drive, Thornton,
KY 41855.
Parcel ID No.: 020-10-
00-008.00
The purchaser or successful bidder can elect
to pay cash at the time of
said sale or at the option
of the bidder on the terms
of ten percent (10%) of
the purchase price to be
paid at the time of sale
with the balance to be
paid within sixty (60) days
and any purchaser shall
be required to execute
bond with surety thereon
to be approved by the
Master Commissioner to
secure the unpaid portion
of the purchase price with
the bond to bear interest
at the judgment rate from
date of sale until paid
and the bond shall have
the same force and effect
as a judgment and shall
remain and be a lien on
the real property until
fully paid.
The purchaser shall be
required to pay the ad
valorem taxes for the year
2017 tax year and all subsequent years and shall
take said property subject
to all restrictive covenants
and easements of record
in the Letcher County
Court Clerk’s Office.
Said property shall be
sold subject to such right
of redemption as may exist in favor of Defendants.
The risk of loss on improvements on the real
property passes to the
purchaser at time of delivery of the Master Commissioner’s deed to said
purchaser.
The costs involved in this
action are $18,051.05
plus accrued interest from
March 30, 2016 at the rate
of 0% per annum in the
per diem amount of $0.00,
until paid, plus a release
fee of $13.00 plus late
charges in the amount of
$62.01 plus court costs
expended herein, including a reasonable attorney’s fee; the cost of this
action and its costs herein
expended, including the
cost of the sale.
DATED this 29th day of
July, 2017.
Daniel F. Dotson
Master Commissioner
Letcher Circuit Court
___________________
LEGAL NOTICE
WILL THE PUBLIC
PLEASE BE ADVISED
— That I, Eric N. Conley, a duly licensed and
practicing attorney before
the Letcher Circuit Court,
have been appointed
Warning Order Attorney
on behalf of B&D Energy,
Inc., Golden Oak Mining
Co., LP, and Tiger Development Corporation,
in a civil matter presently
pending in the Letcher
Circuit Court styled James
W. Bates, et al., v. American Optical Corporation,
et al., Civil Action No. 16-
CI-00158. Anyone having
knowledge of the present
whereabouts of an officer,
managing agent, or chief
agent of B&D Energy,
Inc., Golden Oak Mining
Co., LP, or Tiger Development Corporation is
requested to contact me
by telephone at 606-785-
0690, by email at econley.
law@outlook.com, or by
regular mail at 69 Pridemore Lane, Hindman,
Kentucky 41822.

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Letcher County Health Center’s most recent audit and adopted budget can be viewed
anytime on the Department for Local Government’s public portal website, https://kydlgweb.
ky.gov/Entities/specDistSearch.cfm. If you
would like to view our most recent nancial
statement, please visit us at our home ofce
located at 115 East Main Street Whitesburg,
KY 41858, during our normal ofce hours of
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

PUBLIC NOTICE

For Solid Waste Management Plan
Update 2018 - 2022

The Letcher County Fiscal Court proposes to
adopt the County’s Solid Waste Management
Plan update per 401 KAR 49:011, Section 5.
The plan, if approved, will serve as the basis
for handling solid waste management issues
in Letcher County, (including the Cities of
Whitesburg, Jenkins and Fleming Neon), for
the years 2018 – 2022.

The proposed plan is available for public
inspection beginning Wednesday, August 16,
2017 at the following locations during their
normal business hours:
1. Letcher County Judge/Executive’s ofce,
156 Main Street, Ste. 107, Whitesburg,
Ky. 41858

2. Harry M. Caudill Public Library (Whitesburg, Ky.), 220 Main Street, Whitesburg,
Ky. 41858

Additional information about this plan is
available from the Ofce of the County Judge
Executive, Jim Ward, 156 Main Street, Suite
107, Whitesburg, Kentucky 41858 or you may
call (606) 633-2129. Anyone unable to review
the plan at the above locations may call and
request that a copy be mailed to them.

Any person wishing to comment on the plan
may do so by providing comments no later
than Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at
4:30 p.m., to the Letcher County Fiscal Court
at 156 Main Street, Ste. 107, Whitesburg,
Kentucky 41858.

Any person wishing to be heard at a public
hearing must make a request via telephone,
fax, email, or written communication, to the
governing body identied above, no later than
close of business (COB) on the 30th day.

A public hearing is scheduled on September
14, 2017, at 8:30 a.m. to receive public comments on the plan. The hearing will be held
at the Letcher County Courthouse. However,
if no request for a public hearing has been
received by Wednesday, September 13, 2017,
at 4:30 p.m., the hearing may not be held.

The Governing Body will respond to written
public comments within 15 days of the close
of the public comment period, and will consider
the plan for passage at the September 18,
2017 Fiscal Court Meeting. The plan, if approved, will then be submitted to the Kentucky
Energy and Environment Cabinet for review
and approval.

NOTICE OF SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned intends to sell the personal property
described below to enforce a lien imposed
on said property under The Kentucky Self
Storage Facility Act Statutes (Section 359.200-
359.250). The undersigned will sell at public
sale by competitive bidding on Friday, August
25, 2017 at 10:00AM EST on Lockerfox.com.
Said property is stored at: Storage Rentals of
America L009, 16 Dow Collins St., Whitesburg, KY 41858, Letcher County.

The following:
Name: Unit # Contents:
Kelly Wright 0020 Miscellaneous
household items

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