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NOTICE
Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher District Court
Case # 18-P-238
In re:
estate of:
RITA FIELDS
deceased
NOTICE
Pursuant to KRS
424.340, notice is hereby given that Charles
Slone was on January
2, 2019, 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 Danny Fields,
Agent for Service of
Process, at his present
address, 10837 HWY
160, Whitesburg, KY
41858, not later than
the 2nd day of July,
2019.
Mike Watts, Clerk
By: Melissa Claar D.C.
(1-23-1p)
_________________
NOTICE
Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher District Court
Case # 18-P-240
In re:
estate of:
SHIRLEY TEMPLE
CAUDILL GILLEY
deceased
NOTICE
Pursuant to KRS
424.340, notice is
hereby given that Minnie Darlene Hurt was
on the 9th day of January, 2019, 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, 13389
Main St. Loop, Blackey,
KY 41804, not later
than the 9th day of July,
2019.
Mike Watts, Clerk
By: Melissa Claar,
Deputy Clerk
(1-23-1p)
_________________
NOTICE
Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher District Court
Case # 19-P-00001
In re:
the estate of:
WILLIAM STIDHAM
deceased
NOTICE
Pursuant to KRS
424.340, notice is hereby given that Karen
Stidham was on the 9th
day of January, 2019,
appointed Administratrix of the estate of
the deceased, late of
Letcher County, and all

NOTICEpersons having claims
against said estate
shall present same,
verified according to
law to said Administratrix at her present
address, P.O. Box 21,
Premium, KY 41845,
not later than the 9th
day of July, 2019.
Mike Watts, Clerk
By: Melissa Claar,
Deputy Clerk
(1-23-1p)
_________________
NOTICE
Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher District Court
Case # 19-P-00003
In re:
estate of:
DARRELL EUGENE
MAGGARD
deceased
NOTICE
Pursuant to KRS
424.340, notice is hereby given that Deborah
K. Maggard was on
the 9th day of January, 2019, 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, 460
George B. Branch,
Whitesburg, KY 41858,
not later than the 9 day
of July, 2019.
Mike Watts, Clerk
By: Melissa Claar,
Deputy Clerk
(1-23-1p)
_________________
NOTICE
Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher Circuit Court
Civil Action No.
18-CI-00103
U.G. Horn
Plaintiff
V.
Betty A. Kazee;
Glenda Sue Hall; And
Unknown Spouses or
Unknown
Heirs of Betty A. Kazee
Or Glenda Sue Hall;
J.W. Kinzer
Defendants
NOTICE OF MASTER
COMMISSIONER
SALE
By virtue of a Default
Judgment, Summary
Judgment and Order
of Sale entered by the
Letcher Circuit Court
on the 5th day of December, 2018 and Order Referring Case to
Master Commissioner
for Judicial Sale entered on the 12th day
of December, 2018
by the Letcher Circuit
Court, the undersigned
Master Commissioner
of the Letcher Circuit
Court will offer for sale
at the courthouse door

NOTICEof the Letcher County Courthouse in the
City of Whitesburg,
Kentucky on Tuesday,
February 12, 2019, 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 oil and natural gas interest either
currently or formerly
owned by Betty A. Kazee; Glenda Sue Hall;
and any spouses or
unknown heirs of Betty
A. Kazee or Glenda
Sue Hall, together, free
and clear of all liens
and claims of the parties hereto, including
the right to any unpaid
proceeds or royalties
from the well(s) located
on said Property located in Letcher County,
Kentucky:
Undivided interest in
the gas and oil estate
which is subject to this
suit to the property
located at Dry Fork,
Letcher County, Kentucky, being described
in that certain deed
from Fred Adams, widower, dated June 29,
1961, and recorded in
Deed Book 163, Page
450, records of the
Letcher County Court
Clerk’s Office, thereby
giving her 1/3rd undivided ownership, by
way of reservation until
life tenant deceased.
That Fred Adams, life
tenant, deceased on
March 27, 1964.
The purchaser or successful bidder can elect
to pay full 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
on credit for 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 to secure the unpaid balance of the purchase
price. The bond shall
bear interest at the

NOTICE
twelve percent (12%)
per annum from the
date of sale until paid.
The purchaser shall
take the real estate free
and clear of the claims
of the parties to this action but it shall be sold
subject to:
a. Easements, restrictions, stipulations, and
leases of record affecting said property,
including the lease of
J.W. Kinzer.
b. Any matters disclosed by an accurate
survey or inspection of
the property.
c. Any assessments for
public improvements
levied against the property. Said property shall be
sold subject to such
right of redemption as
may exist in favor of
the Defendants, Betty
A. Kazee, Glenda Sue
Hall, and any spouses
or unknown heirs of
Betty A. Kazee or Glenda Sue Hall.
The costs involved in
this action are $213.19
being acquisition cost
of the 2015 tax bill plus
$57.56, twelve percent
(12%) simple interest
per annum from the
date of acquisition
of said 2015 tax bill
on August 10, 2016;
$176.36 being acquisition cost of the 2016
tax bill plus $14.10,
six percent (6%) simple interest per KRS
360.040 per annum
from the date of original acquisition of said
2016 tax bill on July
12, 2017, respectively;
an administration fee
of $115.00; pre-litigation attorney fees of
$350.00; actual and
reasonable attorney’s
fees of $ 2,000.00;
court costs and service
costs including Warning Order Attorney fees
of $712.53; the cost
of this action and its
costs herein expended,
including the cost of
the sale.
DATED this 17th day of
January, 2019.
Daniel F. Dotson
Master Commissioner
Letcher Circuit Court
(1-23-3b)

NOTICE OF BOND RELEASE
In accordance with KRS 350.093, notice is
hereby given that Sapphire Coal Company,
1073 Riverview Street, Grundy, VA 24614 has
applied for Phase III Bond Release on Increment
No. 1 of Permit Number 867-0495, which was
last issued on December 19, 2018. Increment
No. 1 covers an area of approximately 109.51
acres located 0.5 miles north of Colson in
Letcher County.
The permit area is approximately 0.5 miles
northeast of the junction of KY Route 7 and KY
Route 1410 located 0.01 miles west of Buck
Creek.
The bond now in effect for Increment No. 1 is a
Surety Bond in the amount of sixty-nine thousand dollars ($69,000.00). The remaining bond
of sixty-nine thousand dollars ($69,000.00) is
included in the application for release.
Reclamation work performed on Increment No.
1 includes: backfilling, final grading, seeding and
mulching completed in December 2013.
Written comments, objections, and requests for
a public hearing or informal conference must be
filed with the Director, Division of Field Services,
300 Sower Blvd, 2nd Floor, Frankfort, Kentucky
40601, by March 15, 2019.
A public hearing on the application has been
scheduled for March 18, 2019 at 10:30 at the
Department for Natural Resource’s Pikeville Regional Office located at 121 Mays Branch Road,
Pikeville, Kentucky 41501. The hearing will be
canceled if no request for a hearing or informal
conference is received by March 15, 2019.

NOTICE OF INTENTION
TO MINE
Pursuant to Application Number 898-0968
Renewal #5
In accordance with KRS 350.055, notice is hereby
given that Premier Elkhorn Coal LLC, 6920 HWY
610W, Jenkins, KY 41537, has applied for a
renewal of existing surface/underground coal
mining and reclamation operation located 0.1
miles south of Etty in Pike County. The operation
will disturb 1743.38 surface acres and underlies
4654.9 acres.
The operation is approximately 2.5 miles southwest from KY1469 junction with Left Fork of Long
Fork Road and located on Bucklick Fork.
The operation is located on the Jenkins West and
Wheelwright U.S.G.S. 7 ½ minute quadrangle
maps. The surface area to be disturbed is owned
by Evert F. & Judy Johnson, Jr., Douglas & Linda
Fleming, Benjamin & Shirley Bentley, Wanda &
Lloyd Douglas Newsom, Allen Keith & Selena
Stewart, Douglas & Patsy Justice, Medrow & Carol
Ann Burke, Bobbi Jo & Wesley Workman, Pike-
Letcher Land LLC, Kenneth & Rebecca Fleming,
Robert Lee Mullins, Bill & Mary Elizabeth Riddle,
Willie Johnson, Lenville & Debra Fleming, Cheryl
& Coy W. Johnson, Sue Carol Johnson, Brandi
Dawn & Eric McGuire, (Irene Fleming et. al: Irene
Fleming, Gary Fleming, Loretta & Bobby Muncy,
Danny Fleming, Glenda & Gary Little, Rhonda
& Ron Mullins, Ricky & Glema Fleming), Danny
Alvin & Donna Branham, (Richard Brasher et.
al.: Richard & Patricia Brashear, Ersel & Willene Brashear), (Elijah Fleming et. al., Elijah &
Goldie Fleming, Emma Fleming & O. W. Northcutt,
Bradley & Olive Fleming, Gabe & Mary Fleming,
Leslie & Joe Burke, Jr., Whitesburg Education
Development Foundation, Inc., The Elk Horn Coal
Company, LLC, (Turner & Juanita Fleming Heirs:
Pauline Martin, Lois Anderson, Ruby Bentley,
Sheila Burnett, Frank Fleming, David Fleming,
Jessie Fleming, Teresa Fox, Helen Jackson, Starla
Hampton), Don & Jean Bentley, (George Bentley
Heirs: Banner Gibson Jr., Daniel Gibson, Can
Gibson, John Gibson, Don Gibson, Pearl Hall),
Charles & Billie Jean Bates Gibson, (George Fouts
Heirs: Hursel & Willa Fouts, Herbert Fouts, Joseph
Fouts, Ruth & Estil Stewart, Flora Bentley, Kenny
& Marianne B. Fouts, Erwin & Linda Fouts, Sheila
Fouts & Robert Forrester, Sherry Fore, Lee Roy
Johnson), Roger Stewart, Jeffery P. Johnson, and
Hazel Mae Johnson. The operation will underlie
land owned by Evert F. & Judy Johnson, Jr., Douglas & Linda Fleming, Benjamin & Shirley Bentley,
Wanda & Lloyd Douglas Newsom, Douglas &
Patsy Justice, Medrow & Carol Ann Burke, Bobbi
Jo & Wesley Workman, Pike-Letcher Land LLC,
Kenneth & Rebecca Fleming, Robert Lee Mullins,
Bill & Mary Elizabeth Riddle, Willie Johnson, (Irene
Fleming et. al.: Irene Fleming, Gary Fleming,
Loretta & Bobby Muncy, Danny Fleming, Glenda
& Gary Little, Rhonda & Ron Mullins, Ricky &
Glema Fleming), L.C. Branham, Patton Branham,
Rebecca Branham, Fletcher Johnson, Danny Alvin
& Donna Branham, Ralph Little, Lester Little, Mary
Sparks, (Richard Brasher et. al.: Richard & Patricia
Brashear, Ersel & Willene Brashear), (Elijah Fleming et. al.: Elijah & Goldie Fleming, Emma Fleming & O. W. Northcutt, Bradley & Olive Fleming,
Gabe & Mary Fleming, Leslie & Joe Burke, Jr.),
Roger D. & Shirley Collins, Whitesburg Education
Development Foundation, Inc., (Herbie Fleming
Heirs: Chastity Hope Fleming Scholl, Aaron Cole
Fleming, Juanita Stanley), Jesse Dennis, (Walter
Bentley Heirs: Denzil & Sally Bentley, Lester &
Geneva Bentley, Denver & Irene Bentley), Johnny
& Shelia Johnson, The Elk Horn Coal Company,
LLC, Jimmy Burke, J. W. & Pearl Goode, Winifred
Meade, John Johnson, Alben & Joella Watts, Keith
Fleming, Harold Johnson, W. E. Brown, Tara Phillips, Yvonne Bentley, Carol Hall, Albrow Hall, Eva
& J. C. Potter, Daniel Boone & Patricia Johnson,
(Turner & Juanita Fleming Heirs: Pauline Martin,
Lois Anderson, Ruby Bentley, Sheila Burnett,
Frank Fleming, David Fleming, Jessie Fleming,
Teresa Fox, Helen Jackson, Starla Hampton),
Robert & Leila Johnson, Harold Fleming, Don &
Jean Bentley, Edward & Twalla Brown, Richard &
Brenda Bentley, Tim & Rindy Bentley, Roy Dale
Bentley, (George Bentley Heirs: Banner Gibson
Jr., Daniel Gibson, Can Gibson, John Gibson,
Don Gibson, Pearl Hall), Charles & Billie Jean
Bates Gibson, (George Fouts Heirs: Hursel &
Willa Fouts, Herbert Fouts, Joseph Fouts, Ruth
& Estil Stewart, Flora Bentley, Kenny & Marianne

B. Fouts, Erwin & Linda Fouts, Sheila Fouts &
Robert Forrester, Sherry Fore, Lee Roy Johnson),
Roger Stewart, Bill Bentley, Daryl Bentley, and
Jeffery P. Johnson.
The application has been filed for public inspection at the Division for Mining Reclamation and
Enforcement’s Pikeville Regional Office, 121
Mays Branch Road, Pikeville, KY 41501. 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 BOND RELEASE
In accordance with KRS 350.093, notice is hereby
given that Sapphire Coal Company, 1073 Riverview Drive, Grundy, Virginia 24614 has applied
for Phase III Bond Release on Increment No. 1 of
Permit Number 867-0494, which was last issued
on June 27, 2018. Increment No. 1 covers an
area of approximately 76.46 acres located 1.2
miles north of Colson, Kentucky on Buck Creek
in Letcher County.
The permit is approximately 1.54 miles northwest
of the junction of KY route 7 and KY Route 1410
located 0.1 miles north of Buck Creek. The latitude
is 37o 14’ 37”. The longitude is 82o 51’ 02”.
The bond now in effect for Increment No. 1 of
Permit Number 867-0494 is a Surety Bond in
the amount of twenty-eight thousand eight hundred dollars ($28,800.00). The remaining bond
of twenty-eight thousand eight hundred dollars
($28,800.00), is being requested for release.
Reclamation work performed on Increment No.
1 includes: backfilling, final grading and seeding
completed in the December 2013.
Written comments, objections, and requests for
a public hearing or informal conference must be
filed with the Director, Division of Field Services,
300 Sower Blvd., 2nd Floor, Frankfort, Kentucky
40601, by March 15, 2019.
A public hearing on the application has been
scheduled for March 18, 2019 at 10:00 at the Department for Natural Resource’s Pikeville Regional
Office located at 121 Mays Branch Road, Pikeville,
Kentucky 41501. The hearing will be canceled if
no request for a hearing or informal conference
is received by March 15, 2019.
NOTICE OF INTENTION
TO MINE
Pursuant to Application Number 898-4562
Renewal #5
In accordance with KRS 350.055, notice is hereby
given that Premier Elkhorn Coal LLC, 6920 HWY
610W, Jenkins, KY 41537, has applied for a
renewal of existing surface/underground coal mining and reclamation operation located 3.7 miles
southwest of Myra in Pike and Letcher Counties.
The operation will disturb 792.52 acres.
The proposed operation is located approximately
0.1 miles west of intersection of Beefhide Creek
and US 23 and located 0.7 miles southwest of
Beefhide Creek.
The operation is located on the Jenkins West
U.S.G.S. 7 ½ minute quadrangle map. The surface
area to be disturbed is owned by Pike Letcher
Land LLC and Marjorie Wright.
The application has been filed for public inspection at the Division for Mining Reclamation and
Enforcement’s Pikeville Regional Office, 121
Mays Branch Road, Pikeville, KY 41501. 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.

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