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NOTICE
Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher District Court
Case #16-P-147
In re:
estate of:
PAUL GENE RITCHIE
deceased
NOTICE
Pursuant to KRS
424.340, notice is hereby given that Brenda
Byrd was on the 4th
day of October, 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, PO Box 146,
McRoberts, KY 41835
not later than the 4th
day of April, 2018.
Larry D. Adams, Clerk
By: Melissa D. Claar
Deputy Clerk
(10-18-1p)
_________________
NOTICE
Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher District Court
Case #17-P-179
In re:
estate of:
MELVIN OTIS
POTTER
deceased
NOTICE
Pursuant to KRS
424.340, notice is hereby given that Jeffery L.
Potter was on the 4th
day of October, 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, PO Box 85,
Cromona, KY 41810
not later than the 4th
day of April, 2018.
Larry D. Adams, Clerk
By: Melissa D. Claar
Deputy Clerk
(10-18-1p)
_________________
NOTICE
Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher District Court
Case No. 17-P-184
re:
estate of
JAMES DEAN
MCDANNEL
A Minor
deceased
NOTICE OF
APPOINTMENT
OF GUARDIAN
Pursuant to KRS
424.340, notice is
hereby given that Wil
Nenie Combs was on
the 4th day of October, 2017, appointed
Guardian of the estate
of the estate of James
Dean McDannell, of
this county, and all persons having claims
against said estate
shall present same,
verified according to
law, to aid Guardian at
her present address,
116 Vermillion Ave.,
Whitesburg, KY 41858,
not later than the 4th
day of April, 2018.

Larry D. Adams, Clerk
By: Melissa D. Claar,
D.C.
(10-18-1p)
_________________
NOTICE
Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher District Court
Case No. 17-P-189
In re:
estate of:
CAN M. MEADE
deceased
NOTICE
Pursuant to KRS
424.340, notice is
hereby given that Hazel Meade was on the
4th day of October,
2017, appointed Executrix of the estate
of the deceased, late
of this county, and all
persons having claims
against said estate
shall present same,
verified according to
law, to said Executrix
at her present address,
45 Ore Dr., Jackhorn,
KY 41825, not later
than the 4th day of
April, 2018.
Larry D. Adams, Clerk
By: Melissa D. Claar
Deputy Clerk
(10-18-1p)
_________________
NOTICE
Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher District Court
Case No. 17-P-191
re:
estate of
WRYLEY SMITH
A Minor
deceased
NOTICE OF
APPOINTMENT
OF GUARDIAN
Pursuant to KRS
424.340, notice is hereby given that Hannah
Smith was on the 4th
day of October, 2017,
appointed Guardian of
the estate of the estate
of Wryley Smith, of this
county, and all persons
having claims against
said estate shall present same, verified
according to law, to
aid Guardian at her
present address, 164
Sheas Fork, McRoberts, KY 41835, not
later than the 4th day
of April, 2018.
Larry D. Adams, Clerk
By: Melissa D. Claar,
D.C.
(10-18-1p)
_________________
NOTICE
Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher District Court
Case #17-P-192
In re:
estate of:
HERMAN QUILLEN
deceased
NOTICE
Pursuant to KRS
424.340, notice is hereby given that Sarah
Quillen was on October 4, 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 Kristin
Quillen, Agent for Service of Process, at her
present address, 135

Downhill Dr., Whitesburg, KY 41858, not
later than the 4 day of
April, 2018.
Larry D. Adams, Clerk
By: Melissa D. Claar,
DC
(10-18-1p)
_________________
NOTICE
Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher District Court
Case #17-P-194
In re:
estate of:
ELLIS ROY CULP
deceased
NOTICE
Pursuant to KRS
424.340, notice is
hereby given that Barbara Culp was on the
11th day of October,
2017, appointed Executrix 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 Executrix
at her present address,
788 Spring Branch,
Jeremiah, KY 41826,
not later than the 11th
day of April, 2018.
Larry D. Adams, Clerk
By: Melissa D. Claar
Deputy Clerk
(10-18-1p)
_________________
NOTICE
Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher District Court
Case #17-P-196
In re:
estate of:
ETTA PRINCE
deceased
NOTICE
Pursuant to KRS
424.340, notice is hereby given that Patricia
A. Adams was on the
11th day of October,
2017, appointed Executrix 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 Executrix
at her present address,
43 Rush Dr., Jeremiah,
KY 41826, not later
than the 11th day of
April, 2018.
Larry D. Adams, Clerk
By: Melissa D. Claar
Deputy Clerk
(10-18-1p)
_________________
NOTICE
Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher District Court
Case #17-P-197
In re:
estate of:
ANNA ROBERTA
WYATT
deceased
NOTICE
Pursuant to KRS
424.340, notice is
hereby given that John
Wyatt was on the 11th
day of October, 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, PO Box 811,
Jenkins, KY 41537, not
later than the 11th day
of April, 2018.
Larry D. Adams, Clerk
By: Melissa D. Claar
Deputy Clerk
(10-18-1p)
_________________
NOTICE
Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher District Court
Case #17-P-188
In re:
estate of:
BILLIE DOVE ADAMS
deceased
NOTICE
Pursuant to KRS
424.340, notice is
hereby given that Billie
Dove Adams was on
the 2nd day of October,
2017, appointed Administrator 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 Administrator at his present address, 4353 HWY 343,
McRoberts, KY 41835,
not later than the 2nd
day of April, 2018.
Larry D. Adams, Clerk
By: Melissa D. Claar
Deputy Clerk
(10-18-1p)
_________________
NOTICE
Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher District Court
Civil Action No.
17-P-199
In the
matter of
estate of
LINDA COOK
deceased
NOTICE
Pursuant to KRS
424.340, notice is
hereby given that
Roger D. Cook, of 45
El Paso Drive, Whitesburg,

Kentucky 41858,
was on the 11th day
of October, 2017, appointed Administrator
of the Estate of Linda
Cook, deceased, late
of Whitesburg, Letcher County, Kentucky,
and all persons having
claims against said
Estate shall present
same, verified according to law, to said
Administrator at his
present address, 45
El Paso, Whitesburg,
Kentucky 41858, not
later than the 11th day
of April, 2018.
Dated this 12th day of
October, 2016
Larry D. Adams, Clerk
By: Melissa D. Claar
D.C.
_________________
NOTICE
Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher Circuit Court
Civil Action No.
14-CI-00249
Citifinancial Services,
Inc.
Plaintiff
V.
Johnny R. Williams;
Unknown Spouse of
Johnny R. Williams
Defendants
NOTICE OF MASTER
COMMISSIONER
SALE
By virtue of an Order to
Reset Sale and Order
Referring Case to Master Commissioner for
Judicial Sale entered
by the Letcher Circuit
Court on August 24,
2017, and in conformity with the Judgment
and Order of Sale entered on October 31,
2016, 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 Thursday,
November 9, 2017,
beginning on or about
the hour of 10:15 a.m.,
local time and continuing until the sale
is concluded to the
highest bidder at public
auction, the following
described real property
lying in Letcher County,
Kentucky:
Property Address: 51
Number 6 Hollow
Jenkins, KY 41537
Parcel ID: 028-50-00-
047.00
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
a deposit of ten percent
(10%) of the purchase
price with the balance
due within thirty (30)
days. If the purchase
price is not paid in full,
the successful bidder
shall execute a bond
at the time of sale with
sufficient surety approved by the Master
Commissioner prior to
the sale to secure the
unpaid balance of the
purchase price. The
bond shall bear interest
at the rate of 12% per
annum from the date of
sale until paid.
The purchaser shall be
required to pay ad valorem taxes for the year
2017 and all subsequent years of ownership and shall take the
real property subject
to all easements and
restrictive covenants
of record in the Office
of the Letcher County
Clerk.
The successful bidder, at bidder’s own
expense, may carry fire
and extended insurance coverage on the
improvements from
the date of sale until
the purchase price is
fully paid in an amount
at least sufficient to
cover a loss to the
extent of the courtappraised value of the
improvements on the
real property or the
unpaid balance of the
purchase price, whichever is less, with the
loss-payable clause
to the Master Commissioner. Failure of
the purchaser to effect
such insurance coverage shall not affect the
validity of the sale or
the purchaser’s liability
thereunder but shall
entitle but not require
any party adjudicated
an interest in the real
property after giving
notice to the Master
Commissioner, to effect said insurance and
furnish evidence of the
policy to the Master
Commissioner. The
premium on the insurance policy shall then
be charged to the purchaser at purchaser’s
cost.
The purchaser shall
take the real property
free and clear of the
claims of the parties to
this action properly before

the Court subject
to the following:
a. All current year ad
valorem real estate
taxes not yet due and
payable and all taxes
due thereafter.
b. Easements, restrictions and stipulations
of record affecting the
real property.
c. Any assessments for
public improvements
properly levied against
the real property.
d. Any matters which
would be disclosed by
an accurate survey or
inspection of the real
property.
e. Any right of redemption that may exist in favor of the Defendants.
The costs involved
in this action are
$73,363.05 plus interest in accordance
with the terms of the
Note on said Judgment
at the current rate of
10.71000% from the
date referenced in the
Account Status Affidavit, 05/03/2016 until
paid; plus additional
fees, costs and expenses in accordance
with the terms of the
Note and Mortgage
including advances in
payment of ad valorem
taxes, insurance premiums, assessments,
weatherization and
preservation for the
real property; attorney’s fees, title abstract and title update
fees paid or agreed to
be paid to its counsel
for the prosecution of
this matter; the costs
of this action and its
costs herein expended,
including the cost of
the sale.
DATED this 13th day of
October, 2017.
Daniel F. Dotson
Master Commissioner
Letcher Circuit Court
(10-18-3b)
_________________
NOTICE
Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher Circuit Court
Civil Action No.
17-CI-00135
Vanderbilt Mortgage
And Finance, Inc.
Plaintiff
V.

Raymond C. Rucker,
Jr., Ivory L. Rucker;
Unknown Spouse of
Ivory Rucker;
Calvary Portfolio Services, LLC;
Letcher County, Kentucky Defendants
NOTICE OF MASTER
COMMISSIONER
SALE
By virtue of an Amended Default Judgment In
Rem and Order of Sale
entered ty the Letcher
Circuit Court on September 28, 2017 and
Order Referring Case
to Master Commissioner for Judicial Sale
entered by the Letcher
Circuit Court on the
August 15, 2017, 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 Thursday, November 9, 2017, beginning
on or about the hour of
10:00 a.m., local time
and continuing until
the sale is concluded
to the highest bidder
at public auction, the
following described lot
or parcel of real estate
and mobile home with
improvements thereon, situated in Letcher
County, Kentucky:
Property Address: 540
Tom Biggs Road
McRoberts, KY 41835
Map ID No.: 023-80-
00-091.00
Mobile Home: 2013
Clayton
Serial Number:
CAP027255TNAB
The real property and
the mobile home shall
be sold as a whole.
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 the sale with
the balance to be paid
within thirty (30) days
and any purchaser
shall be required to
execute a 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
original contract rate
of 10.14% per annum
from the date of sale
until paid.
The purchaser shall be
required to pay ad valorem taxes for the year
2017 and all subsequent years of ownership and shall take the
real property subject
to all easements and
restrictive covenants
of record in the Office
of the Letcher County
Clerk.
The purchaser shall be
required to purchase
fire and extended coverage insurance on any
improvements to the
real property and mobile home from the date
of sale until the purchase price is paid in
full to the extent of the
Court-appraised value
of the improvements
or the unpaid balance
of the purchase price,
whichever is less, with
a loss clause payable
to the Master Commissioner of the Letcher
Circuit Court or the
Plaintiff herein.
The indebtedness involved in this action is
$116,926.46 as of July
20, 2017, with interest
thereon at the contract rate of 10.14%
per annum until the
date of entry hereof,
September 28, 2017,
and thereafter at the
contract rate until paid;
the costs of this action
and its costs herein
expended, including
the cost of the sale.
DATED this 13th day of
October, 2017.
Daniel F. Dotson
Master Commissioner
Letcher Circuit Court
(10-18-3b)
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NOTICE
To Benny McClain:
You are hereby notified that you were
named a defendant
in Civil Action 17-CI-
00240, styled Vanderbilt Mortgage vs. Jina

J. McClain; Unknown
Heirs at Law, Devisees
or Legatees of Oda
McClain; Ethel Potter;
Christopher McClain;
and Benny McClain;
filed against you in the
Letcher Circuit Court,
Whitesburg, Kentucky
on 28 September 2017,
and I, a practicing attorney of the Letcher
County Bar, was on 28
September 2017, appointed Warning Order
Attorney by the Clerk of
that Court to notify you
of the nature and pendency of this action.
Plaintiff, Vanderbilt
Mortgage and Finance,
Inc., seeks judgment
against you relating
to the manufactured
home purchased by
Jina and Oda McClain.
You are further notified
that you are deemed
summoned on the 30th
day after the entry of
the warning order and
the action may then
proceed, and my report
to the Court on efforts
to contact you must be
made not later than fifty
days from the date of
my appointment.
If you do or do not
wish to defend this action, or if you are under
any legal disability preventing such defense,
such facts should be
of record in the case
with any contemplated
action taken timely as
indicated above.
Because I was appointed Warning Order
Attorney by the Letcher
Circuit Court, I do not
represent you personally in the case; my
duties are confined to
diligently attempting to
notify you of the nature
and pendency of the
above action.
If anyone knows the
whereabouts of Benny
McClain, please contact me at 606-634-
9600.
J. Tyler Ward II
Warning Order Attorney 127 Main Street, Suite
C.,
Whitesburg, KY 41858
(10-18-1b)

NOTICE OF INTENTION
TO MINE

Pursuant to Application No. 867-0492
Renewal 3

In accordance with KRS 350.055, notice is
hereby given that Sapphire Coal Company, 1073
Riverview Street, Grundy, VA 24614, has applied
for renewal of a permit for an existing surface
coal mining and reclamation operation located
1.0 mile southwest of Van in Letcher County, KY.
The existing operation will disturb 156.68 surface
acres and will disturb 20.87 acres for auger mining
making the total area within the permit boundary
177.55 acres.

The operation is approximately 1.0 mile southwest
from KY 160’s junction with KY 15 and located
0.05 miles east of Smoot Creek. The latitude is 37
08’ 52”. The longitude is 82 52’ 01”. The operation
is located on the Mayking and Blackey U.S.G.S.
7.5 minute quadrangle map. The operation will
use the area mining, contour mining and auger
mining method.

The surface to be disturbed is owned by James
Harry Fields, Thomas Romine, Lee Etta Cummings, Steve Combs Heirs (Ardell Burden, Ethel
Whitaker, Martha Jo Combs, Joe Mark & Vickie
Combs, Michael Burl & Kimberly Combs, Melissa
C. & Edwin P. Newell, Astor Burt & Elvenia Combs,
Norma Rhue Combs, Teresa Lane & Donald
Bond, Nyoka R. Combs, Julie & Jonathan Nabors,
Debbie Kaye & Terry Hardy, Frank V. Boone,
Revocable Trust c/o Caroline Commins Trustee,
William & Janie Stallard, Barbara Rhoads, Brenda
Niece, Betty L. Combs, Patricia & Sandy Adams,
Jr., Avanelle & Johnny Mullins, Charles E. Martin,
Jr., Virginia Kincer, Robert Lane Martin), Linda
Reed, William Simpson, James H. Fields and
Linda Fields Simpson.

The application has been filed for public inspection
at the Department for Mining Reclamation and
Enforcement’s Pikeville Regional Office, 121 Mays
Branch Road, Pikeville, Kentucky 41501-9331.
Written comments, objections or requests for a
permit conference must be filed with the Director,
Division of Mine Permits, 300 Sower Boulevard,
Frankfort, Kentucky 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 INTENTION
TO MINE

Pursuant to Application Number 867-0522
Renewal-3

In accordance with KRS 350.055, notice is hereby
given that Revelation Energy, LLC, PO Box 189,
Lackey, KY 41643, has applied for a renewal of
a permit for a surface coal mining and reclamation operation located 0.4 miles south of Eolia in
Letcher County. The operation disturbs approximately 1,421.10 surface acres and 875.79 acres
of underground/auger for a total of 2,296.89.

The operation is approximately 1.0 miles south of
the intersection of KY 806 and U.S. 119 and located in Brown Branch. The latitude is 37o02’54”N.
The longitude is 82o47’39”W.

The proposed operation is located on the Whitesburg U.S.G.S. 7½ Minute Quadrangle Map. The
surface area to be disturbed is owned by ACIN,
LLC. The operation will overlie land owned by
ACIN, LLC. The operation will use the contour
strip and auger method of mining. The operation
is located within 100’ of U.S. 119. The operation
will not involve the relocation of the public road.

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. Written comments, objections, or requests
for a permit conference must be filed with the
Director, Division of Permits, 300 Sower Blvd.,
Frankfort, Kentucky 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 INTENTION
TO MINE

Pursuant to Application Number 867-0521,
Renewal

In accordance with KRS 350.055, notice is hereby
given that Revelation Energy, LLC PO Box 189,
Lackey, KY 41643 has applied for renewal of a
permit for a surface coal mining operation located
2.7 miles southeast of Eolia in Letcher County.
The operation will disturb 1,286.51 surface acres
and will underlie 497.13 acres of auger area for a
total of 1,783.64 acres.

The operation is approximately 2.60 miles southeast from KY 806’s junction with Smith Creek
Road and located in Trace Fork. The latitude is
37o 01’ 34”N. The longitude is 82o 48’ 19”W. The
operation is located on the Whitesburg U.S.G.S.
7½ Minute Quadrangle Map. The surface area
to be disturbed is owned by ACIN, LLC. The
operation will overlie land owned by ACIN, LLC.

The application has been filed for public inspection
at the Department for Surface Mining Reclamation
and Enforcement’s Pikeville Regional Office, 121
Mays Branch Road, Pikeville, KY 40501. 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.

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