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PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE OF INTENTION
TO MINE

Pursuant To Application Numbe 867-0498,
Renewal#2

In accordance with the provisions to KRS 350.055,
notice is hereby given that A & G Coal Corporation,
P O Box 2178, Beaver, WV 25813 has applied for
a renewal of an existing surface coal mining and
reclamation operation affecting of 415.46 surface
acres and 559.76 acres of underground for a total
of 689.85 acres located 3 miles south of Partridge
in Letcher County.

The permit area is 3 miles southeast of the junction
of Lewis Creek Rd. and Route 119. The permit
area is in Lewis and Colliers Cr.

The proposed operation is located on the Appalachia U.S.G.S. 7 1/2 minute quadrangle map. The
surface area to be disturbed by is owned by NRP,
LLC. The operation will use the (contour, auger,
area or combination) method of surface mining.

The application has been filed for public inspection
at the Department for Natural Resources, Middlesboro Regional Office, 1804 East Cumberland
Avenue, Middlesboro, Kentucky 40965.

Written comments, objections, or requests for a
permit conference must be filed with the Director,
Division of Mine Permits, #2 Hudson Hollow U.S.
127 South, Frankfort, KY 40601.

NOTICE OF INTENTION
TO MINE

Pursuant to Application Number 867-0495
Renewal

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 a surface coal mining
and reclamation operation affecting 116.40 acres
located 0.5 mile northeast of Colson in Letcher
County.

The renewal operation is approximately 0.5 miles
northeast of the intersection of KY Route 7 & KY
Route 1410 and located 0.01 miles west of Buck
Creek.

The renewal operation is located on the Mayking U.S.G.S. 7½ minute quadrangle maps. The
operation will use the contour and auger methods
of mining. The surface area to be disturbed is
owned by German Coal Co., Claude & Robert
Collins, Michael Neal Collins, Terry Ison, Carla
Ison, Dennis Ratliff, Claude Collins and Eliza
Collins Heirs (Linda L. Squires, Danola Collins
& Odell Wright, Rita Collins, Ethel Sergent, Nell
Collins & Edward Vance, Brenda Adams, Glenda
& Archie Banks, Michael Neil & Judy Frazier Collins, Austin M. Collins, Johnny Wayne & Pamela
Collins, Sandra Paulette & Steve Hammock, Ricky
& Ivealue Bailey Collins, Sheila J. & Ronnie Biggerstaff, Denise Collins & Otto Hughes, Terry W.
& Cathy Ison, Darlene Collins & Bill Spears, Lisa
& Garris Pickens, Steven & Lana Killen, Doris &
Russell Baughham). The operation will underlie
land owned by German Coal Co., Michael Neal
Collins, Terry Ison, Carla Ison and Eliza Collins
Heirs (Linda L. Squires, Danola Collins & Odell
Wright, Rita Collins, Ethel Sergent, Nell Collins &
Edward Vance, Brenda Adams, Glenda & Archie
Banks, Michael Neil & Judy Frazier Collins, Austin
M. Collins, Johnny Wayne & Pamela Collins, Sandra Paulette & Steve Hammock, Ricky & Ivealue
Bailey Collins, Sheila J. & Ronnie Biggerstaff,
Denise Collins & Otto Hughes, Terry W. & Cathy
Ison, Darlene Collins & Bill Spears, Lisa & Garris
Pickens, Steven & Lana Killen, Doris & Russell
Baughham).

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, Kentucky 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.

NOTICE

NOTICE
Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher District Court
Case No. 2018-P-161
In the
matter of
the estate of
JAMES M. CAUDILL,
JR.,
deceased
NOTICE
Pursuant to KRS
424.340, notice is
hereby given that
Barry Caudill, of P.O.
Box 462, Whitesburg,
Kentucky 41858, was
on the 29th day of August, 2018 appointed
Executor of the Estate
of James M. Caudill,
Jr., deceased, late
of Mayking, Letcher
County, Kentucky,
and all persons having claims against the
Estate shall present
same, verified, according to law, to said Executor

NOTICE

at the address
of Barry Caudill, P.O.
Box 462, Whitesburg,
KY 41858 not later than
February, 2019.
Dated this 29 day of
August, 2018.
Larry D. Adams
Clerk, Letcher District
Court
By: Melissa Claar, D.C.
(9-12-1p)
_________________
NOTICE
Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher District Court
Civil Action No.
18-P-164
In re
the estate of:
HERBERT HOOVER
HOLCOMB,
deceased
ESTATE NOTICE
Pursuant to KRS
424.340, notice is hereby given that Ronald
Holcomb, of P.O. Box
13, Isom, Kentucky

NOTICE

41824, was on the 29th
day of August, 2018
appointed Administrator of the estate of Herbert Hoover Halcomb,
late of Letcher County,
Kentucky, and all persons having claims
against the Estate shall
present same, verified, according to law,
to said Ronald Holcomb, at his address
at P.O. Box 13, Isom,
Kentucky 41824 not
later than the 1st day
of March, 2019.
Dated this 29th day of
August, 2018.
Larry D. Adams
Clerk, Letcher District
Court
By: Melissa Claar, D.C.
(9-12-1p)
_________________
NOTICE
Commonwealth Of
Kentucky
Letcher Circuit Court
Civil Action No.
13-CI-00269
U.S. Bank As Custodian For
Sass Muni V DTR
Plaintiff
V.
Peggy Smith; Unknown
Heirs, Devisees,
And/Or Legatees, If
Any, of Jeff Smith;
Whitaker Bank, Inc., As
Successor To The
Bank of Whitesburg;

NOTICE

Bank of America,
National Association,
As Successor To
Lasalle Bank National
Association Formerly
Known As Lasalle National Bank, In Its
Capacity As Trustee
Under That Certain
Pooling and Servicing
Agreement Dated
June 1, 1999 Between
Lasalle National
Association, As Trustee And Superior Bank
FSB, As Depositor And
Servicer; AFC Mortgage Loan Asset Backed
Certificates, Series
1999-2;
And Commonwealth
of Kentucky, County of
Letcher, By And on
Relation of Lori Hudson
Flanery, Secretary of
Finance And
Administration Cabinet
Defendants
NOTICE OF MASTER
COMMISSIONER
SALE
By virtue of a Judgment, Summary Judgment and Order of Sale
entered by the Letcher
Circuit Court on the
20th day of April and
Order Referring Case
to Master Commissioner for Judicial Sale
entered by the Letcher
Circuit Court on the 1st

NOTICE

day of June, 2018, the
Master Commissioner
having been advised
on the 27th day of August that the Administrative Fee had been
paid, 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 Wednesday,
September 26, 2018
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
described real property
lying in Letcher County,
Kentucky:
Property Address:
1559 Yonts Fork Road
Jackhorn, Letcher
County, Kentucky
Being the same property conveyed to Jeff
Smith and Peggy
Smith, husband and
wife, by William Thomas Bentley, widower
and Russell Ingram
and Shirley Ingram,
husband and wife, by
Deed dated July 3,
1996, and recorded in

NOTICE

Deed Book 327, Page
388 records of the
Letcher County Court
clerk’s Office. Said Jeff
Smith, having died intestate, passed his
interest in the abovedescribed property to
his heirs, devisees,
and/or legatees, if any.
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 10% of the purchase
price with the balance
on credit for 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 judgment rate of
12% per annum from
the date of sale until
paid.
The sale shall be subject to the right-of-redemption as outlined
in KRS § 426.530.
The subject real and
personal property shall

NOTICE

be sold free and clear
of all liens and encumbrances of the parties
herein, except:
All delinquent city, state
and county real estate
taxes due and payable
for the current year that
are not specifically asserted for enforcement
and satisfaction from
sale proceeds herein
and all taxes due thereafter for which the purchaser shall not take
credit;
Any easements, restrictions, stipulations
and agreements of
record;
c. Any matters disclosed by an accurate
survey or inspection of
the property;
d. Any assessments for
public improvements
levied against the property; or
e. Any applicable zoning regulations.
The indebtedness involved in this action
is $5,856.80 as of November 21, 2017 with
interest accruing at
12% per annum; the
cost of this action and
its costs herein expended, including the
cost of the sale.
DATED this 30th day of
August, 2018.
Daniel F. Dotson
Master Commissioner
Letcher Circuit Court
(9-5-3b)
_________________

NOTICE

NOTICE
L.K.L.P. Community
Action Council is now
accepting applications
for bulk fuels for the
SUBSIDY and CRISIS component of
the 2018-2019 Low
Income Home Energy
Assistance Program
( LIHEAP). Vendors
will provide fuel at the
price they have established, not to exceed
the fair market price as
established by LKLP,
and understand that
the customer will select the vendor from
the Approved Vendor
List. The SUBSIDY
component will begin
on November 5, 2018
and continue through
December 14, 2018.
The Crisis component
will begin on January
7, 2019, and continue
through March 31,
2019, or until program
funds have been expended. To obtain an
application packet,
contact Jimmy Perry at
the L.K.L.P. Central Office at (606) 435-7996.
Applications should
be submitted by 12:00
noon, Friday, September 21, 2018.
(9-5-2b)

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Tax Rates levied and approved for
the Letcher County School District by
the Kentucky Department of Education
for the 2018-2019 School Year is as follows: 63.4 cents Real Estate, 63/4 cents
Tangible, 49.6 cents Motor Vehicle, 6.0
cents FSPK, and 3.0% Utility Tax.

PUBLIC NOTICE

Second reading of a proposed ordinance
amending the Letcher County Budget for Fiscal Year 2018/2019, to include unanticipated
receipts from a prior year carry over balance
in the amount of $698,673.47, increasing
expenditures in the area of the General Fund
in the amount of $698,673.47; unanticipated
receipts from a prior year carry over balance
in the amount of $575,255.13, increasing
expenditures in the area of the Road and
Bridge Fund in the amount of $575,255.13;
unanticipated receipts from a prior year carry
over balance in the amount of $115,842.68,
increasing expenditures in the area of the Jail
Fund in the amount of $115,842.68; unanticipated receipts from a prior year carry over balance in the amount of $842,643.08, increasing
expenditures in the area of the LGEA Fund
in the amount of $842,643.08; will be held at
the Letcher County Fiscal Court Meeting on
Monday, September 17, 2018, at 6:30 pm, in
the District Courtroom of the Letcher County
Courthouse, 156 Main Street, Whitesburg,
Kentucky. Copies of the proposed ordinance
with full text is available for public inspection
at the Ofce of Jim Ward, County Judge/
Executive, Letcher County Courthouse, 156
Main Street, Suite 107, Whitesburg, Kentucky
41858, during normal business hours.

ADVERTISEMENT
FOR BIDS

The Letcher County Library Board will receive
sealed bids for Renovations at the Harry M.
Caudill Memorial Library. Bids will be received
until 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 26,
2018. Bids will be publicly opened and read
aloud at that time.

There will be a Pre-Bid Conference at 2:00
p.m., Wednesday, September 19, 2018, at
the ofce of Alita A. Vogel, Director, Harry M.
Caudill Memorial Library, 220 Main Street,
Whitesburg, Kentucky 41858.

Bids must be mailed or delivered to Alita A.
Vogel, Director, Harry M. Caudill Memorial Library, 220 Main Street, Whitesburg, Kentucky
41858, 606-633-7547, so as to arrive prior to
the time established for their opening. Any bid
which is not received on a timely basis or in
the proper form shall be rejected. Facsimile
transmissions (“Faxes”) will not be accepted.

Copies of the plans and specications may
be obtained from Richardson Associates
Architects, PSC, (606) 633-2263, upon payment of a non-refundable fee of $50.00 for
each set. The plan amount shall be issued by
check, payable to the Richardson Associates
Architects, PSC. Plans and specications may
be examined at the Ofce of the Architect.

Each Proposal shall be accompanied by a BID
BOND, executed by the Bidder and Surety
Company, IN THE SUM OF NOT LESS THAN
FIVE PERCENT (5%) OF THE AMOUNT OF
THE BASE PROPOSAL. The bid security is
required as a guarantee that if the proposal
is accepted, a Contract will be immediately
entered into and the performance of it properly
secured. The Contractor awarded a Contract
for this project will be required to provide a
100% Performance and Payment Bond
on the forms provided in the Project Manual.

The Owner reserves the right to accept any
or to reject any or all bids and to waive any
informality therein, all as it deems to be in its
best interests. For a complete description of
the Advertisement for Bid, please refer to the
Specications Manual.

LETCHER COUNTY LIBRARY BOARD
HARRY M. CAUDILL MEMORIAL LIBRARY

NOTICE OF INTENTION
TO MINE

Pursuant to Application Number 867-7037,
Renewal #3

In accordance with KRS 350.055, notice is hereby
given that Blackjewel L.L.C., 1051 Main Street,
Milton, WV 25541 has applied for renewal of a
permit for a haul road permit located 4.75 miles
northeast of Partridge in Letcher County. The
operation will disturb a total of 56.22 acres.

The proposed operation is approximately 0.50
miles east from KY.3404’s junction with US 119
and located 0.25 miles southeast of Colliers Creek
of Poor Fork of the Cumberland River. The
operation is located on the Roxana, Whitesburg
and Appalachia U.S.G.S. 7 ½ minute quadrangle
maps. The latitude is 37o01’50” N. The longitude
is 82o51’51” W. The surface area to be disturbed
is owned by ACIN LLC.

The application has been filed for public inspection at the Department for Natural Resources
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.

NOTICE OF INTENTION
TO MINE

Pursuant To Application Number 867-5359
Renewal 3

In accordance with KRS 350.055, notice is hereby
given that Blackjewel L.L.C., 1051 Main Street,
Milton, WV 25541, has applied for renewal of a
permit for underground mining operation and reclamation operation located 2.50 miles east of the
community of Partridge in Letcher County. The
proposed operation will disturb 14.67 surface acres
and will underlie 5,247.76 acres and the total area
within the permit boundary will be 5,262.43 acres.

The proposed operation is approximately 2.0 miles
southeast of the junction of KY 3404 and US 119
and located 0.10 mile south of the South Fork of
Colliers Creek.

The proposed operation is located on the Benham,
Roxana, Whitesburg and Appalachia U.S.G.S. 7½
Minute Quadrangle Maps. The surface area to be
disturbed is owned by ACIN LLC. The operation
will underlie land owned by ACIN LLC.

The application has been filed for public inspection
at the Department for Natural Resources, Pikeville
Regional Office, 121 Mays Branch Road, Pikeville, KY 41501. Written comments, objections, or
request for a permit conference must be filed with
the Director, Division of Mining 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.

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