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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 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
Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher District Court
Case # 18-P-233
In re:
estate of
MAKENNA BAILEY
A MINOR
NOTICE OF
APPOINTMENT
OF GUARDIAN
Pursuant to KRS
424.340, notice is hereby given that Diane
Bailey was on the 16th
day of January, 2019,
appointed Guardian of
the estate of MaKenna Bailey, of Letcher
County, and all persons
having claims against
said estate shall present same, verified according to law to said
Guardian at her present address, 830 Race
Track Hollow, Whitesburg, KY 41858, not
later than the 16 day
of July, 2019.
Mike Watts, Clerk
By: Melissa Claar D.C.
(1-30-1p)
_________________
NOTICE
Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher District Court
Case # 19-P-16
In re:
estate of:
MARY SEXTON
deceased
NOTICE
Pursuant to KRS
424.340, notice is
hereby given that Jody
Wayne Sexton was on
the 17th day of January, 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 said
Administrator at his
present address, 1466
US HWY 41-A South,
Dixon, KY 42409, not
later than the 17 day
of July, 2019.
Mike Watts, Clerk
By: Melissa Claar,
Deputy Clerk
(1-30-1p)

NOTICE
Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher District Court
Case # 18-P-242
In re:
the estate of:
JOE HENRY MORRIS
deceased
NOTICE
Pursuant to KRS
424.340, notice is
hereby given that Joe
Henry Morris Jr. was on
the 16th day of January, 2019, appointed
Administrator 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, 493
HWY 3404, Partridge,
KY 40862, not later
than the 16th day of
July, 2019.
Mike Watts, Clerk
By: Melissa Claar,
Deputy Clerk
(1-30-1p)
_________________
NOTICE
Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher District Court
Case # 19-P-5
In re:
estate of:
EUGENE MEADE
deceased
NOTICE
Pursuant to KRS
424.340, notice is hereby given that Sharon
Meade was on the 16
day of January, 2019,
appointed Executrix 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,
19 Fields Cliff, Whitesburg, KY 41858, not
later than the 16 day
of July, 2019.
Mike Watts, Clerk
By: Melissa Claar,
Deputy Clerk
(1-30-1p)
_________________

NOTICE
Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher District Court
Case # 19-P-6
In re:
estate of:
DELLA WHITAKER
deceased
NOTICE
Pursuant to KRS
424.340, notice is hereby given that Gerald
Keith Whitaker was on
the 16 day of January,
2019, appointed Administrator 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, 1845
Big Branch Rd., Hallie,
KY 41821, not later
than the 16 day of July,
2019.
Mike Watts, Clerk
By: Melissa Claar,
Deputy Clerk
(1-30-1p)
_________________
NOTICE
Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher District Court
Case # 19-P-7
In re:
estate of:
BRENDA GAIL SKEENS deceased
NOTICE
Pursuant to KRS
424.340, notice is
hereby given that Mack
Skeens was on January 16, 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 Jeanne
Channell, Agent for
Service of Process at
her present address,
7569 HWY 119 N, Jenkins, KY 41537, not
later than the 16 day
of July, 2019.
Mike Watts, Clerk
By: Melissa Claar, D.C.
(1-30-1p)
_________________
NOTICE
Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher District Court
Case # 19-P-00008
In re:
estate of:
DURWARD EDWARD
NARRAMORE JR.
deceased
NOTICE
Pursuant to KRS
424.340, notice is
hereby given that
Deborah Narramore
was on the 16th day
of January, 2019, appointed Administratrix
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, 71 Elm St.,
Jenkins, KY 41537, not
later than the 16 day of
July, 2019.
Mike Watts, Clerk
By: Melissa Claar,
Deputy Clerk
(1-30-1p)
_________________
NOTICE
Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher District Court
Case # 19-P-9
In re:
estate of:
PAUL STEPHEN
GRIFFIN
deceased

NOTICE
Pursuant to KRS
424.340, notice is
hereby given that Phillip Ray Griffin was on
the 16 day of January,
2019, appointed Administrator 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, P.O.
Box 102, Jenkins, KY
41537, not later than
the 16 day of July,
2019.
Mike Watts, Clerk
By: Melissa Claar,
Deputy Clerk
(1-30-1p)
_________________
NOTICE
Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher District Court
Case # 19-P-14
In re:
estate of:
CHELSIE HOGG
REYNOLDS
deceased
NOTICE
Pursuant to KRS
424.340, notice is
hereby given that Peyton Reynolds was on
the 16 day of January, 2019, appointed
Executor 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, 239 Golf
Course Lane, Whitesburg, KY 41858, not
later than the 16 day
of July, 2019.
Mike Watts, Clerk
By: Melissa Claar,
Deputy Clerk
(1-30-1p)
_________________
NOTICE
Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher District Court
Case # 19-P-15
In re:
estate of:
DALLAS COOK
deceased
NOTICE
Pursuant to KRS
424.340, notice is hereby given that Mary E.
Haug was on January
16, 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 Linda Sturgill, Agent for Service of
Process at her present
address, 203 Coolie
Baker Rd., Whitesburg,
KY 41858, not later
than the 16th day of
July, 2019.
Mike Watts, Clerk
By: Melissa Claar,
Deputy Clerk
(1-30-19)
_________________
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
of 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
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
Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher Circuit Court
Civil Action No.
15-CI-00215
Homes, Inc.
Plaintiff
V.
Estate of Barbara
Sparks;
Estate of Bernard
Sparks
A/ K/ A Bernard Ray
Sparks;
Unknown Spouse of
Bernard Sparks;
Gaylene Fannin
A/K/A Guylene Fannon; The Unknown Spouse
of Gaylene Fannin
A/K/A Guylene Fannon; Alice Mclemore
A/K/A Alice Fletner;
The Unknown Spouse
Of Alice Mclemore
A/K/A ALICE FLETNER; Melissa Brown; The
Unknown Spouse of
Melissa Brown; Anita
Raider; The Unknown
Spouse of Anita Raider; Charity Sparks;
The Unknown Spouse
of Charity Sparks;
James Johnson; The
Unknown Spouse of
James Johnson; David
Johnson; The
Unknown Spouse of
David Johnson;
Randall Johnson; The
Unknown Spouse of
Randall Johnson; Joseph Johnson; The
Unknown Spouse of
Joseph Johnson;
Arnold Johnson; The
Unknown Spouse of
Arnold Johnson; The
Unknown Heirs of
Bernard Sparks; The
Unknown Heirs of
Barbara Sparks; The
Unknown Occupants
Of 484 Henry Hutton Drive, Neon, KY
41840;
Monogram Credit Bank
of Georgia;
United States of America By And Through
Rural Housing Service,
United States
Department of Agriculture Defendants
NOTICE OF MASTER
COMMISSIONER
SALE
By virtue of a Summary Judgment, Default Judgment, Default
Judgment, In Rem and
Order of Sale and Order Referring Case to
Master Commissioner
for Judicial Sale entered on December
20, 2018, 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 Thursday, February
21, 2019, beginning on
or about the hour of
11:15 a.m. local time
and continuing until
the sale is concluded
to the highest bidder at
public auction, the following real estate with
improvements thereon, situated in Letcher
County, Kentucky:
Beginning at a corner
of fence of Clellie Clyde
Adams and Dessie
Helton; thence 44’ 6”
with fence toward Clellie Adams’ house and
a stake; thence toward
sidewalk 70’ 6” to a
stake near sidewalk;
thence in a straight line
44’ 6” to corner of fence
of Clellie Clyde Adams
and Dessie Helton;
thence in a straight line
with fence back to the
beginning.
Being the same property conveyed to Bernard
Sparks and Barbara
Sparks, husband and
wife, by deed dated
November 18, 1994,
and of record in Deed

Book 317, Page 563,
in the Letcher County
Court Clerk’s Office.
Property Address: 484
Henry Hutton Drive
Neon, KY 41840
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 ten
percent (10%) of the
purchase price at the
time of the sale with
the balance to be paid
within thirty (30) 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 rate of 12% per annum 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 property shall be
sold subject to:
a. Easements, restrictions, and stipulations
of record affecting said
property.
b. Any assessments for
public improvements
levied against the property. c. Any matters disclosed by an accurate
survey or inspection of
the property.
The purchaser of the
Subject Property shall
be required to pay the
ad valorem taxes for
the year 2018 and all
subsequent years and
shall take said property
subject to all restrictive
covenants and easements of record in the
Letcher County Clerk’s
Office.
Said property shall be
sold subject to such
right of redemption as
may exist in favor of
Defendants, if any.
The risk of loss on
improvements on the
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
$29,951.57 until paid
plus a release fee of
$13.00 plus late charges in the amount of
$39.18 plus court costs
expended herein, including a reasonable
attorney’s fee in the
amount of $3,814.62
as of January 4, 2018,
subject to supplementation; the cost of this
action and its costs
herein expended, including the cost of the
sale.
DATED this 22nd day
of January, 2019.
Daniel F. Dotson
Master Commissioner
Letcher Circuit Court
(1-30-3b)
_________________
NOTICE
Commonwealth Of
Kentucky
Letcher Circuit Court
Civil Action No.
15-CI-00127
Homes, Inc.
Plaintiff
V.
Van Goodman And Rita
Goodman,
Husband And Wife;
And The
Unknown Occupants of
391 Tom Biggs Road,
McRoberts, KY 41835
Defendants
NOTICE OF MASTER
COMMISSIONER
SALE
By virtue of a Default
Judgment In Rem and
Order of Sale and Order Referring Case to
Master Commissioner
for Judicial Sale entered on December
20, 2018, 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 Thursday, February
21, 2019, beginning on
or about the hour of
11:00 a.m. local time
and continuing until
the sale is concluded
to the highest bidder at
public auction, the following real estate with
improvements thereon, situated in Letcher
County, Kentucky:
Property Address: 391
Tom Biggs Road
McRoberts, KY 41835
Map No.: 023-80-00-
068.00
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 ten
percent (10%) of the
purchase price at the
time of the sale with
the balance to be paid
within thirty (30) 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 rate of 12% per annum 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 property shall be
sold subject to:
a. Easements, restrictions, and stipulations
of record affecting said
property.
b. Any assessments for
public improvements
levied against the property. c. Any matters disclosed by an accurate
survey or inspection of
the property.
The purchaser of the
Subject Property shall
be required to pay the
ad valorem taxes for
the year 2018 and all
subsequent years and
shall take said property
subject to all restrictive
covenants and easements of record in the
Letcher County 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
$41,557.10 plus accrued interest in the
amount of $0.00 plus
a release fee in the
amount of $13.00 plus
late fees in the amount
of $77.35 plus additional interest, late fees
and/or other fees accruing after March 26,
2015 plus court costs
including a reasonable
attorney’s fee in the
amount of $3,494.05
as of November 12,
2018, subject to supplementation plus all
additional amounts to
which HOMES is entitled; the cost of this
action and its costs
herein expended, including the cost of the
sale.
DATED this 22nd day
of January, 2019.
Daniel F. Dotson
Master Commissioner
Letcher Circuit Court
(1-30-3b)
_________________

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