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NOTICE

NOTICE
Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher District Court
Case # 18-P-171
In re:
estate of:
GARLAND COUCH
deceased
NOTICE
Pursuant to KRS
424.340, notice is
hereby given that Alice Carolyn Couch
was on the 12th day
of September, 2018
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
12620 HWY 119 South,
Partridge, KY 40862
not later than the 12
day of March, 2019.
Larry D. Adams, Clerk
By: Melissa Claar
Deputy Clerk
(10-3-1p)
_________________
NOTICE
Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher District Court
Case #18-P-174
In re:
estate of:
CHERI LYNETTE
PROFITT BANKS
deceased
NOTICE
Pursuant to KRS
424.340, notice is
hereby given that Janice Profitt was, on the
12th day of September,
2018 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, #10 Stinking Br.,
Thornton, KY 41855
not later than the 12
day of March, 2019.
Larry D. Adams, Clerk
By: Melissa Claar,
Deputy Clerk
(10-3-1p)
_________________

NOTICE

NOTICE
Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher District Court
Case #18-P-175
In re:
the estate of:
ELMER LOONEY
deceased
NOTICE
Pursuant to KRS
424.340, notice is
hereby given that Samantha Looney was
on the 12th day of
September, 2018 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, 867 HWY 119
South, Whitesburg, KY
41858 not later than
the 12 day of March,
2019.
Larry D. Adams, Clerk
By: Melissa D. Claar
Deputy Clerk
(10-3-1p)
_________________
NOTICE
Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher District Court
Case #18-P-179
In re:
the estate of:
THELMA JEAN
BROWN
deceased
NOTICE
Pursuant to KRS
424.340, notice is
hereby given that Teresa Caudill was on
September 20, 2018
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 Kevin Brown,
Agent for Service of
Process at his present
address, 140 Combs
St., Hazard, KY 41701
not later than the 20
day of March, 2019.
Larry D. Adams, Clerk
By: Melissa D. Claar,
D.C.

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 37°01’50” N. The longitude
is 82°51’51” 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.

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 867-5315
Renewal

In accordance with KRS 350.055, notice is hereby
given that Sapphire Coal Company, 1073 Riverview Street, Grundy, VA 24614 has applied for a
renewal of an underground coal mining operation
located 0.42 miles west of Polly in Letcher County.
The renewal will disturb 13.74 surface acres and
underlie 559.79 acres making the total area within
the permit boundary 573.53 acres.

The renewal application is approximately 1.50
miles west of State Road 931’s junction with
State Road 1862 and located 0.5 mile south of
Camp Branch.

The renewal application is located on the Mayking U.S.G.S. 7-1/2 minute quadrangle maps. The
surface area to be disturbed is owned by Kentucky
River Coal Corporation and Sapphire Coal Company. The operation will underlie land owned by
Kentucky River Coal Corporation.

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 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.

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 Nally & Hamilton Enterprises, Inc.,
P.O. Box 157, Bardstown, Kentucky 40004 has
applied for a Phase III Bond Release on Increment No.’s 1, 2 and 5 of permit no. 867-0399
which was last issued June 05, 2014. Increment
1 covers an area of approximately 58.36 acres
of surface area. Increment no. 2 covers an area
of approximately 205.09 acres of surface area
and underlies an additional 26.94 acres of auger
area. Increment 5 covers an area of approximately
19.30 acres of surface area. The permit area is
located approximately 0.75 miles north of Hot Spot
in Letcher County.

The permit area is approximately 0.75 miles north
from KY 160’s junction with KY 588, and located
0.20 mile southwest of Johnson Branch.

The bond now in effect for Increment No. 1 is a
surety bond in the amount of $12,800.00 of which
100% of the original amount of $145,900.00 is to
be included in this application for release. The
bond now in effect for Increment No. 2 is a surety
bond in the amount of $95,500.00 of which 100%
of the original amount of $616,400.00 is to be
included in this application for release. The bond
now in effect for Increment No. 5 is a surety bond
in the amount of $10,200.00 of which 100% of the
original amount of $68,800.00 is to be included in
this application for release. All mining area was
backfilled and graded with all highwalls eliminated
and the area was seeded, this work was completed in Fall of 2011.

Written comments, objection and request for a
public hearing or informal conference must be
filed with the Director, Division of Field Services,
300 Sower Blvd., Frankfort, Kentucky 40601 by
Friday November 23, 2018.

A public hearing on the application has been
scheduled for Monday November 26, 2018 at
10:00, at the Department for Natural Resources,
Pikeville Regional Office, 121 Mays Branch Road,
Pikeville , Kentucky 40501. This hearing will be
canceled if no request for a hearing or informal
conference is received by Friday November 23,
2018.

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