Whitesburg KY


Child Find for Children with Disabilities in Need of Special Education or 504 Services

Child Find

The Letcher County Public School District keeps educational records in a secure location in each school and
Board ofce.

The Letcher County Public School District obtains written consent from a parent or eligible student (age 18 or
who is attending a postsecondary institution), before disclosing personally identiable information to an entity
or individual not authorized to receive it under FERPA.

For students who have been determined eligible for Special Education, educational records will be destroyed at
the request of the parents when they are no longer needed to provide educational programs or services. The
Letcher County Public School District may destroy the educational records of a child without parent request one
year after they are no longer needed to provide educational programs or services. Parents are advised that
data contained in the records may later be needed for Social Security benets or other purposes. The Letcher
County Public School District may retain, for an indenite period of time, a record of the student’s name, address,
telephone number, grades, attendance records, classes attended, grade level completed, and year completed.

Children eligible for Special Education include those children with disabilities who have autism, deaf-blindness,
developmental delay, emotional-behavior disability, hearing impairment, mental disability, multiple disabilities,
orthopedic impairment, other health impairment, specic learning disability, speech or language impairment,
traumatic brain injury, or visual impairment and who because of such an impairment need Special Education

Children eligible for 504 services include those children in a public elementary and secondary education program
who have a current physical or mental impairment that currently substantially limits some major life activity which
causes the student’s ability to access the school environment or school activities to be substantially limited.

Children eligible for the State-Funded Preschool program include three- and four-year-old children identied
with disabilities and four-year-old children who are at-risk, as dened by federal poverty levels up to 150%.
Preschool children eligible for special education must have an Individual Education Plan (IEP) instead of a 504
plan to receive State-Funded Preschool program services.

The Letcher County Public School District has an ongoing “Child Find” system, which is designed to locate,
identify and evaluate any child residing in a home, facility, or residence within its geographical boundaries,
age three (3) to twenty-one (21) years, who may have a disability and be in need of Special Education or 504
services. This includes children who are not in school; those who are in public, private, or home school; those
who are highly mobile such as children who are migrant or homeless; and those who are advancing from grade
to grade, who may need but are not receiving Special Education or 504 services.

The district’s “Child Find” system includes children with disabilities attending private or home schools within
the school district boundaries that may need special education services.

The Letcher County Public School District will make sure any child enrolled in its district who qualies for Special
Education or 504 services, regardless of how severe the disability, is provided appropriate Special Education
or 504 services at no cost to the parents of the child.

Parents, relatives, public and private agency employees, and concerned citizens are urged to help the Letcher
County Public School District nd any child who may have a disability and need Special Education or 504
services. The District needs to know the name and age, or date of birth of the child; the name, address, and
phone number(s) of the parents or guardian; the possible disability; and other information to determine if Special
Education or 504 services are needed.

Letters and phone calls are some of the ways the Letcher County Public School District collects the information
needed. The information the school District collects will be used to contact the parents of the child and nd out
if the child needs to be evaluated or referred for Special Education or 504 services.

If you know of a child who lives within the boundaries of the Letcher County Public School District, who may
have a disability, and may need but is not receiving Special Education or 504 services, please call Regina
Brown or send the information to:

Director of Special Education /Section 504 Coordinator
Letcher County Public Schools
224 Parks Street Whitesburg, KY 41858
606-633-4455 ext. 31

If you know of a child who attends a private or home school within the boundaries of the Letcher County Public
School District, who may have a disability, and may need but is not receiving Special Education services, please
call Regina Brown or send the information to:

Regina Brown, Director of Special Education
Letcher County Public Schools
224 Parks Street Whitesburg, KY 41858
606-633-4455 ext. 31

“Child Find” activities will continue throughout the school year. As part of these efforts the Letcher County Public
School District will use screening information, student records, and basic assessment information it collects on
all children in the District to help locate those children who have a disability and need Special Education or 504
services. Any information the District collects through “Child Find” is maintained condentially.

Written Policies and Procedures have been developed which describe the District’s requirements regarding
the condentiality of personally identiable information and “Child Find” activities. There are copies in the
Principal’s ofce of each school, and in the Board of Education ofce. Copies of these Policies and Procedures
may be obtained by contacting:

Kenneth Cornett, Director of Pupil Personnel
Letcher County Public Schools
224 Parks Street Whitesburg, KY 41858
606-633-4455 ext. 12

The District ofce is open Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Letcher County School District provides a public notice in the native language or other mode of communication of the various populations in the geographical boundaries of the District to the extent feasible.

If you know of someone who may need this notice translated to another language, given orally, or delivered
in some other manner or mode of communication, please contact the Director of Pupil Personnel, the Director of Special Education or the Section 504 Coordinator at the address or phone number listed above for the
Letcher County Public Schools.


To: The Spouse of Katie
C. Meade, possibly of
14101 Sandy Ridge Road,
Coeburn, VA 24230; AND
The Spouse of Kathy M.
Roberson, possibly of
8500 Orby Cantrell Highway, Wise, VA 24293, AND
Any Heir, Devisee, or Legatee of Gus and Minnie
Page; AND
The Spouse of Charlotte
M. Kiser, possibly of 14101
Sandy Ridge Road, Coeburn VA 24230
You are hereby notified
that you were named
defendants in a civil action filed against you in
Letcher Circuit Court in
the case styled 16-CI-
MINNIE PAGE. On AUGUST 1, 2016, I, was
appointed to inform you of
the nature and pendency


of this action. You must
contact an attorney to
discuss this matter. You
may contact my office
by phone (606)634-9710
or by mail at 35 EAST
your contacting my office
I will furnish you with any
necessary documents in
this matter. I have been
appointed only to inform
you of this action and do
not represent you or the
You are further noticed
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 no later than Fifty
days from the date of appointment, which was on
AUGUST 1, 2016.
If you 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
indication above. Please


respond promptly, as this
lawsuit can proceed even
if you take no action.
Sincerely, Matt Butler,
Warning Order Attorney.


Pursuant to Application No. 867-5312
Renewal 4

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 underground
coal mining and reclamation operation located
0.5 miles northeast of Hot Spot in Letcher County.
The proposed operation will disturb 48.73 surface
acres and will underlie an additional 3986.07 acres
making a total area of 4,034.80 acres within the
permit boundary.

The operation is approximately 0.5 miles northeast
from KY Highway 160’s junction with Johnson
Branch Road and located south of Smoot Creek.
The latitude is 37 07’53”. The longitude is 82
54’38”. The operation is located on the Blackey/
Roxana U.S.G.S. 7.5 minute quadrangle map.
The operation will use the underground room and
pillar mining method.

The surface owners for the permit area is
Kentucky River Coal Corporation, Sapphire
Coal Company, and KYCOGA Company LLC.
The operation will underlie land owned by Alex
Back, Premium Properties, Homer Caudill, Willie Caudill, Dempsey Caudill, Sabrina Caudill,
Martha Whitaker, Luvinna Banks, Girland Bowen,
N.B. Banks, Gary Creech, Kentucky River Coal
Corporation, Willie Amburgey, Jimmy Ray Hogg,
Clyde Hogg, Luther Joseph, Hollis Romine Heirs,
Dociephen C. Lassiter, Orbin Jacobs, Ames Caudill, James Lundy Adams, Sandra Bailey, Gregory
D. and Tammy Banks, James Burton Banks,
Lee & Janice Banks, Phillip & Betty Banks, Ray
Banks, Raymond Luxenha Banks, Evan & Vickie
Blair, Donald Adams, Shirley Blair, Vada Blair,
Bud & Janice Brown, Otis Brown, Arthur Bryant
Heirs, Denny Amburgey, Arnold Adams, James
Edward Combs, Barbara Culp & Kathleen Crase,
Linda Fields, Tracy Sizemore, Paul Morris, Richard Sizemore, Richard Sizemore,Tacy Stidham
& Phyllis Stidham, Thomas Sizemore, et. al.,
Gary & Norma Slone, Christopher & Anora West,
Sapphire Coal Company, Nellie Whitaker, Roger
& Deborah Whitaker, Troy Whitaker, Michael

& Teresa Sizemore, John Wayne Blair, Danus
Whitaker, Roe Adkins, KYCOGA Company,
LLC, Elsie Blair Heirs (Dennis Blair), Jesse
Caudill Heirs (Aaron Whitaker), Margie Caudill,
Matt Caudill & Purley Caudill, Logan C. Caudill,
Billy & Eunice Mullins, Rodney Ison, John Caudill
& Burley Caudill, Ila Mulfinger, Bruce Breeding,
Lee Etta Cummings, David & Joy Blair, Kentucky
River Coal Corporation, Peggy Jo Ramey, Mose
Adams Heirs (Lenville C. Adams), Dee, Ben &
Ruby Blair, Gregory & Anna Lynch, Steve & Shannon Adams, Robert & Mary Adams, Vada Blair,
Dewey & Manda Blair, Darryl C. & Lana K. Greer,
Gehiza Adams, Ben F. Blair, Jr., Johnny & Wilma
Halcom Whitaker, Nellie Whitaker, Rodney & Geraldine Ison, Elain Back et. al., Colene Breeding
et. al. (Colene Breeding, Olan Adams), Roger &
Janet Hill, Rex Caudill, Lee Blair, Bill Marshall,
Betty Sue Mullins, Steve Frazier Heirs (Brenda
Barnett), Luther Joseph, Jerome & Sandra
Napier, Everette & Dorthy Joseph, Magdalene
Joseph, Don Cassidy, H. V. Frazier, Sonny Frazier, Jesse Frazier, Nolan & Lydia Banks, Atha
Miles, Gastel Frazier, Melvin Frazier Heirs, Carlos
Gilley, Grant & Faye Caudill, Martha Jane Myers,
Drinda Cornett, Shade Frazier, Glenn Frazier,
William & Sallie 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, Caroline
Commings, Trustee, Frank V. Boone Revocable
Trust, William & Janie Stallard, Barbara Rhoads,
Brenda Niece, Betty L. Combs, Patricia & Sandy
Adams, Avanella & Johnny Mullins, Charles E.
Martin, Jr., Virginia Kincer, Robert Lane Martin),
Charles Banks Heirs, Linda Kay Halcomb, Elsie Aquate, Gary Brown, Floyd & Linda Reed,
Stephen Combs, Jr. Heirs, Susie Bethencourt,
(Roger) Glen Webb.

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, No. 2 Hudson Hollow,
U.S. 127 South, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601.

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