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PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE OF INTENTION 
TO MINE 

Pursuant to Application Number 867-5339
Operator Change

(1) In accordance with 405 KAR 8:010, notice is hereby given that Revelation Energy, LLC, 13993 East KY 550, Lackey, KY 41643 intends to revise permit number 867-5339 to change the operator. The operator presently approved in the permit is Blackjewel L.L.C., 1051 Main Street, Milton, WV 25541. The new operator will be Inmet Mining, LLC, 144 East Market Place Blvd., Knoxville, TN 37922.

(2) The operation is located 2.5 miles east of Partridge in Letcher County. The operation is approximately 2.0 miles southeast from KY 3404’s junction with US 119 and located 0.1 miles south of Colliers Creek. The operation is located on the Benham, Roxana, Whitesburg, and Appalachia U.S.G.S. 7 ½ minute quadrangle maps at latitude 36o59’47” N, and longitude is 82o51’20” W.

(3) The application has been filed for public inspection at the Department for Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement’s Hazard Regional Office, 556 Village Lane; Hazard, KY 41702. Written comments or objections must be filed with the Director, Division of Mine Permits, 300 Sower Boulevard, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601. All comments or objections must be received within fifteen (15) days of today’s date.

NOTICE OF INTENTION 
TO MINE 

Pursuant to Application Number 867-7034,
Operator Change

(1) In accordance with 405 KAR 8:010, notice is hereby given that Revelation Energy, LLC, 13993 East KY 550, Lackey, KY 41643 intends to revise permit number 867-7034 to change the operator. The operator presently approved in the permit is Blackjewel L.L.C., 1051 Main Street, Milton, WV 25541. The new operator will be Inmet Mining, LLC, 144 East Market Place Blvd., Knoxville, TN 37922.

(2) The operation is located 4.75 miles northeast of Partridge in Letcher County. The operation is approximately 0.50 miles east from KY 3404’s junction with US 119 and located 0.25 miles southeast of Colliers Creek. The operation is located on the Roxana, Whitesburg, and Appalachia U.S.G.S. 7 ½ minute quadrangle maps at latitude 37o01’50” N, and longitude is 82o51’51” W.

(3) The application has been filed for public inspection at the Department for Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement’s Hazard Regional Office, 556 Village Lane; Hazard, KY 41702. Written comments or objections must be filed with the Director, Division of Mine Permits, 300 Sower Boulevard, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601. All comments or objections must be received within fifteen (15) days of today’s date.

NOTICE OF INTENTION 
TO MINE 

Pursuant to Application Number 867-5361,
Operator Change

(1) In accordance with 405 KAR 8:010, notice is hereby given that Blackjewel L.L.C., 1051 Main Street, Milton, WV 25541 intends to revise permit number 867-5361 to change the operator. The operator presently approved in the permit is the permittee. The new operator will be Inmet Mining, LLC, 144 East Market Place Blvd., Knoxville, TN 37922.

(2) The operation is located 3.0 miles south of Eolia in Letcher County. The operation is approximately 3.5 miles south from KY 806’s junction with US 119 and located 0 miles south of Trace Fork. The operation is located on the Whitesburg and Appalachia U.S.G.S. 7 ½ minute quadrangle maps at latitude 37o00’22” N, and longitude is 82o47’37” W.

(3) The application has been filed for public inspection at the Department for Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement’s Hazard Regional Office, 556 Village Lane; Hazard, KY 41702. Written comments or objections must be filed with the Director, Division of Mine Permits, 300 Sower Boulevard, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601. All comments or objections must be received within fifteen (15) days of today’s date.

NOTICE OF INTENTION 
TO MINE 

Pursuant to Application Number 867-5340,
Renewal

In accordance with KRS 350.055, notice is hereby given that Revelation Energy, LLC, PO Box 189, Lackey, KY 41643 has applied for renewal of a permit for an underground coal mining operation located 2.1 miles northeast of Partridge in Letcher County. The proposed operation will disturb 40.92 surface acres and will underlie 1492.48 acres and the total area within the permit boundary will be 1511.30 acres.

The proposed operation is approximately 3.0 miles northeast from US 119’s junction with KY 3404 and located approximately 0.10 of a mile south of Roberts Branch.

The proposed operation is located on the Roxana, and Whitesburg U.S.G.S. 7-½ 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 of Mine Reclamation and Enforcement’s Hazard Regional Office, 556 Village Lane, Hazard, KY 41702. 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 867-5341,
Operator Change

In accordance with 405 KAR 8:010, notice is hereby given that Revelation Energy, LLC, 13993 East KY 550, Lackey, KY 41643 intends to revise permit number 867-5341 to change the operator. The operator presently approved in the permit is the permittee. The new operator will be Inmet Mining, LLC, 144 East Market Place Blvd., Knoxville, TN 37922.

The operation is located 2.0 miles east of Partridge in Letcher County. The operation is approximately 2.5 miles northeast from KY 3404’s junction with US 119 and located adjacent to the Poor Fork of the Cumberland River. The operation is located on the Benham, Roxana, and Whitesburg U.S.G.S. 7 ½ minute quadrangle maps at latitude 37o00’15” N, and longitude is 82o52’15” W.

(3) The application has been filed for public inspection at the Department for Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement’s Hazard Regional Office, 556 Village Lane; Hazard, KY 41702. Written comments or objections must be filed with the Director, Division of Mine Permits, 300 Sower Boulevard, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601. All comments or objections must be received within fifteen (15) days of today’s date.

NOTICE OF INTENTION
TO MINE

Pursuant to Application Number 867-5360,
Operator Change

(1) In accordance with 405 KAR 8:010, notice is hereby given that Blackjewel L.L.C., 1051 Main Street, Milton, WV 25541 intends to revise permit number 867-5360 to change the operator. The operator presently approved in the permit is the permittee. The new operator will be Inmet Mining, LLC, 144 East Market Place Blvd., Knoxville, TN 37922.

(2) The operation is located 1.10 miles east of Partridge in Letcher County. The operation is approximately 1.0 miles southeast from KY 3404’s junction with US 119 and located on Colliers Creek. The operation is located on the Roxana and Whitesburg U.S.G.S. 7 ½ minute quadrangle maps at latitude 37o00’15” N, and longitude is 82o52’15” W.

(3) The application has been filed for public inspection at the Department for Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement’s Hazard Regional Office, 556 Village Lane; Hazard, KY 41702. Written comments or objections must be filed with the Director, Division of Mine Permits, 300 Sower Boulevard, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601. All comments or objections must be received within fifteen (15) days of today’s date.

NOTICE OF INTENTION
TO MINE

Pursuant to Application Number 867-0529
Renewal #5

In accordance with KRS 350.055, notice is hereby given that Premier Elkhorn Coal LLC, 6920 Highway 610 West, Jenkins, Kentucky 41537, has applied for a renewal of a permit for an existing surface and underground coal mining operation. The operation affects a surface disturbance of 827.96 acres and underlies an additional 664.68 acres for a total of 863.26 acres located approximately 1 mile north of McRoberts in Letcher County, Kentucky.

The proposed operation is approximately 1.0 miles north from KY 343’s junction with She Fork Road and located along She Fork, Bottom Fork, and Grassy Fork. The proposed 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, (Richard Brasher et. al: Richard & Patricia Brashear, Ersel & Willene Brashear), Eva & J.C. Potter, Jr., (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., (Walter Bentley Heirs: Denzil & Sally Bentley, Lester & Geneva Bentley, Denver & Irene Bentley), The Elk Horn Coal Company, LLC, Roger D. & Shirley Collins, Johnny & Sheila Johnson, Daniel Boone & Patricia Johnson, (Turner Fleming Heirs: Pauline Martin, Lois Anderson, Ruby Bentley, Sheila Burnett, Frank Fleming, David Fleming, Jessie Fleming, Teresa Fox, Helen Jackson, Starla Hampton), Jeffery P. Johnson, (Irene Fleming et. al.: Irene Fleming, Gary Fleming, Loretta & Bobby Muncy, Danny Fleming, Glenda & Gary Little, Rhonda & Ron Mullins, Ricky & Glema Fleming), (Herbie Fleming Heirs: Chastity Hope Fleming Scholl, Aaron Cole Fleming, Juanita Stanley), Don & Jean Bentley, Robert Johnson, Leila Johnson, Albrow & Carol Lee Hall. The operation will underlie land owned by Lester Little, Mary Sparks, Pike-Letcher Land LLC, (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.), Daniel Boone & Patricia Johnson, Eva & J.C. Potter, Jr., Roger D. & Shirley Collins, Whitesburg Education Development Foundation, Inc., (Walter Bentley Heirs: Denzil & Sally Bentley, Lester & Geneva Bentley, Denver & Irene Bentley), Johnny & Sheila Johnson. The proposed operation will use the contour strip, area, auger/highwall, and underground methods of mining.

The renewal application has been filed for public inspection at the Division for Mine 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 Mine of Permits, 300 Sower Boulevard, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601.

NOTICE

Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher District Court
Case #19-P-00005
In re:
the estate of:
EUGENE MEADE
deceased
NOTICE FOR FINAL
SETTLEMENT

Notice is hereby given that on the 5 day of February, 2020, Sharon Meade, Executrix of the Estate of Eugene Meade, deceased, filed her First and Final Report and Settlement. A Hearing date has been set for the 11th day of March, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. in the Letcher District Court. Any Exceptions are to be filed before the Hearing date. If no Exceptions are filed or taken hereto, said Report will be approved and confirmed. Dated this 6th day of February, 2020. Mike Watts, Clerk By: Melissa D. Claar, Deputy Clerk (2-12-1p)

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NOTICE

Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher District Court
Case #20-P-2
In re:
estate of:
DRAX FOUTS
Deceased
NOTICE

Pursuant to KRS 424.340, notice is hereby given that Birdie Holbrook was on the 5th day of February, 2020 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, 386 Hill N Dale Rd., Lexington, KY 40503, not later than the 5th day of August, 2020. Mike Watts, Clerk By: Melissa D. Claar, Deputy Clerk (2-12-1p)

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NOTICE

Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher District Court
Case #20-P-13
In re:
estate of:
OPAL FOUTS
Deceased
NOTICE

Pursuant to KRS 424.340, notice is hereby given that Lonna M. Brunner was on February 5, 2020 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 Ashley Sturgill, Atty. at Law, Agent for Service of Process at her present address 253 B East Main St., Whitesburg, KY 41858, not later than the 5th day of August, 2020. Mike Watts, Clerk By: Melissa D. Claar, Deputy Clerk (2-12-1p)

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NOTICE

Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher District Court
Case #20-P-18
In re:
the estate of:
KENNETH RAY
BURTON
deceased
NOTICE
Pursuant to KRS

424.340, notice is
hereby given that Michael Edward Burton
was on the 5th day
of February, 2020 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, 146 Center Dr.,
Whitesburg, KY 41858,
not later than the 5 day
of August, 2020.
Mike Watts, Clerk
By: Melissa D. Claar,
Deputy Clerk
(2-12-1p)

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NOTICE

Commonwealth of
Kentucky
Letcher District Court
Case #20-P-21
In re:
estate of:
KENDALL WISEMAN,
A Minor
NOTICE OF
APPOINTMENT
OF GUARDIAN

Pursuant to KRS 424.340, notice is hereby given that Edith Wiseman was, on the 30th day of January, 2020 appointed Guardian of the Estate of Kendall Wiseman, of this county, and all persons having claims against said Estate shall present same, verified according to law, to said Guardian at her present address, 4422 Highway 805, Cromona, KY 41810, not later than the 30 day of July, 2020. Mike Watts, Clerk By: Melissa D. Claar, Deputy Clerk (2-12-1p)

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NOTICE

Commonwealth Of
Kentucky
Letcher Circuit Court
Civil Action No.
19-CI-00237
Vanderbilt Mortgage
and Finance, Inc.
Plaintiff
V.
William Kendall Williams; Unknown Spouse of
William Kendall Williams; Rebecca Sue Shepherd; Bobby Williams;
Unknown Spouse of
Bobby Williams;
First Security Bank &
Trust Co. N/K/A
Community Trust
Bank, Inc.;
Community Trust Bank;
Letcher County, Kentucky Defendants
NOTICE OF MASTER
COMMISSIONER
SALE

By virtue of a Default Judgment and Order of Sale and Order Referring Case to Master Commissioner for Judicial Sale entered by the Letcher Circuit Court on the 25th day of November 2019, 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, February 19, 2020, 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 described real property and mobile home, with improvements thereon situated in Letcher County, Kentucky and

more particularly described as follows: Property Address: 70 Pane Drive Jeremiah, Kentucky 41826 Map ID No.: 036-00- 00-133.00 and 036-00-00- 133.00_ L01 Mobile Home: 2011 Giles Mobile Home Serial No.: SG1010480AB 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 rate of 7.96% per annum from the date of sale until paid. The purchaser of the real property and mobile home shall be required to pay ad valorem taxes for the year 2019 and all subsequent years of ownership and shall take the real property subject to all easements and restrictive covenants of record in the Office of the Letcher County Clerk. The purchaser shall be required to purchase fire and extended coverage insurance on any improvements to the real property and mobile home from the date of sale until the purchase price is paid in full to the extent of the Court-appraised value of the improvements or the unpaid balance of the purchase price, whichever is less, with a loss clause payable to the Master Commissioner of the Letcher Circuit Court or the Plaintiff herein. The indebtedness involved in this action is $88,002.14 as of October 24, 2019 with interest thereon at the contract rate of 7.96% per annum until paid; the cost of this action and its costs herein expended, including the cost of the sale. DATED this 22nd day of January, 2020. Daniel F. Dotson Master Commissioner Letcher Circuit Court (1-29-3b)

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NOTICE

Commonwealth Of
Kentucky
Letcher Circuit Court
Civil Action No.
17-CI-00299
Bayview Loan Servicing, LLC,
A Delaware Limited
Liability
Company
Plaintiff
V.
Betty Taylor; Stephanie
Travis;
Unifund CCR, LLC FKA
First
Resolution Investment
Corp.;
Unknown Spouse (If
any) of
Earl Taylor
DEFENDANTS
NOTICE OF MASTER
COMMISSIONER
SALE

By virtue of an Order entered on December 19, 2019 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 Wednesday, February 19, 2020, 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, situated in Letcher County, Kentucky: Property Address: 1160 Low Gap Branch Whitesburg, KY 41858 Parcel No.: 018-00-00- 055.00 The sale shall consist of land only. The mobile home is not included in the sale and the purchaser shall take title only to the real property. 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 from the date of sale and the 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 9.43% 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 property for the payment of the purchase price. 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 the following: a. Current year real estate taxes not yet delinquent affecting the real estate for which the purchaser shall take no credit on the purchase price and further any delinquent State, County and/or City real estate taxes sold pursuant to the provisions of KRS Chapter 134 to any private purchaser during the pendency of this action. b. Easements, restrictions and stipulations of record. c. Any matters which would be disclosed by an accurate survey or inspection of the property. d. Any current assessments for public improvements levied against the property. Upon confirmation of the sale, the risk of loss shall pass to the purchaser. The costs involved in this action are $26,043.43; interest of the principal sum at the rate of $9.43 per annum from April 3, 2017 until paid; the costs and fees of this action; reimbursement for attorney’s fees in this action; sums advanced in payment of ad valorem taxes, insurance premiums, winterization or in preservation of the real estate; plus late fees, costs, attorney’s fees and other advances made pursuant to the terms of the Note and Mortgage; the cost of this action and its costs herein expended, including the cost of the sale. DATED this 21st day of January, 2020. Daniel F. Dotson Master Commissioner Letcher Circuit Court (1-29-3b)

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NOTICE

Commonwealth Of
Kentucky
Letcher Circuit Court
Civil Action No.
19-CI-00282
Vanderbilt Mortgage
And Finance, Inc.
Plaintiff
V.
James R. Carter, Lacey
R. Carter,
Nicholas A. Smith,
Community Trust Bank,
Midland Funding LLC
Letcher County, Kentucky 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 January 13, 2020, 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 19, 2020, beginning on or about the hour of 11:30 a.m. local time and continuing until the sale is concluded to the highest bidder at public auction, the following real estate and mobile home with improvements thereon, situated in Letcher County, Kentucky: Property Address: 49 M and M Drive Whitesburg, KY 41858 Map ID No.: 058-50- 00-021.01 Mobile Home: 2006 Clayton Manufactured Home Serial No.: CLR024397TNAB 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 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 prior to the sale to secure the unpaid balance of the purchase price. The bond shall bear interest at the rate of 9.11% per annum from the date of sale until paid. The purchaser of the real property and mobile home shall be required to pay ad valorem taxes for the year 2019 and all subsequent years of ownership and shall take the real property subject to all easements and restrictive covenants of record in the Office of the Letcher County Clerk. The purchaser shall be required to purchase fire and extended coverage insurance on any improvements to the real property and mobile home from the date of sale until the purchase price is paid in full to the extent of the Court-appraised value of the improvements or the unpaid balance of the purchase price, whichever is less, with a loss clause payable to the Master Commissioner of the Letcher Circuit Court or the Plaintiff herein. The costs involved in this action are $60,063.92 as of November 27, 2019, with interest thereon at the contract rate of 9.11% per annum until paid; the cost of this action and its costs herein expended, including the cost of the sale. DATED this 24th day of January, 2020. Daniel F. Dotson Master Commissioner Letcher Circuit Court (1-29-3b)

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NOTICE

Commonwealth Of
Kentucky
Letcher Circuit Court
Civil Action No.
19-CI-00309
Vanderbilt Mortgage
and Finance, Inc.
Plaintiff
V.
Misty Dawn Delph
A/K/A Misty Delph;
Robbie E. Delph A/K/A
Robbie Delph;
Commonwealth of
Kentucky, County of
Letcher,
By and on Behalf of
Secretary of Revenue
Defendants
NOTICE OF MASTER
COMMISSIONER
SALE

By virtue of an In Rem Judgment and Order of Sale and Order Referring Case to Master Commissioner for Judicial Sale entered by the Letcher Circuit

Court on the 13th day of January 2020, 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, March 3, 2020, 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 described real property which includes a mobile home, situated in Letcher County, Kentucky, and more particularly described as follows: Property Address: 2318 Highway 317 Neon, KY 41840 PIDN: 022- 50- 00- 027.01 Mobile Home: 2011 Clayton Serial No.: CL- H035369TNAB 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 rate of 4.25% per annum from date of sale until paid. The purchaser of the real property and mobile home described herein shall be responsible for ad valorem taxes for the current year and all subsequent years. Delinquent ad valorem taxes for years prior to the current tax year shall be satisfied from the proceeds of sale. The property shall be sold “as is” and possession shall pass to the purchaser(s) upon delivery of deed. Risk of loss shall pass to the purchaser upon execution of bond of sale or payment of the purchase price in full, whichever occurs first. The properties shall be sold free and clear of any right, title or interest of all parties to the action and all liens and encumbrances thereon of any party. The sale of the properties shall be made subject to: a. All zoning and building regulations, restrictions, ordinances, easements, covenants and rights-of-way, of record or otherwise; b. Any matters disclosed by an accurate survey or inspection of the property; c. Any assessment for public improvements levied against the property; and d. Any rights of redemption which may exist. The properties shall be sold free and clear of all liens recorded after the recording of the Plaintiff’s Lis Pendens Notice. The indebtedness involved in this action is $85,875.74 together with accrued interest thereon at the original contract rate of 4.25% from June 1, 2019 until paid plus accrued interest, any other charges which have accrued including late fees and costs expended; the cost of this action and its costs herein expended, including the cost of the sale. DATED this 4th day of February, 2020. Daniel F. Dotson Master Commissioner Letcher Circuit Court (2-12-3b)

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