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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF JACKSON COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA Civil Action No. CC-18-2022-C-49 Hon. Lora Dyer AEP WEST VIRGINIA TRANSMISSION COMPANY, INC., a West Virginia corporation, Petitioner, vs. PATRICIA LYNN SOUTHALL RHODES, UNKNOWN PERSONS OWNERS and ROSS H. MELLINGER, SHERIFF OF JACKSON COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA, Respondents. LEGAL NOTICE OF PUBLICATION AND NOTICE TO APPEAR ON JANUARY 19, 2023, AT 1:00 P.M. TO: RESPONDENTS, PATRICIA LYNN SOUTHALL RHODES, UNKNOWN PERSONS OWNERS, AND ROSS H. MELLINGER, SHERIFF OF JACKSON COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA Notice is hereby given to Patricia Lynn Southall Rhodes, Unknown Persons Owners, and Ross H. Mellinger, Sheriff of Jackson County, West Virginia (hereinafter sometimes referred to as “the aforementioned respondents”), that a Petition for Condemnation ight of Entry has been filed in the Circuit Court of Jackson County, West Virginia, and is known as Civil Action No. CC-18-2022-C-49, and styled AEP West Virginia Transmission Company, Inc. vs. Patricia Lynn Southall Rhodes, et al. Said Petition for Condemnation ight of Entry under the West Virginia laws of eminent domain seeks property for the construction of electrical transmission, distribution, and communication lines and appurtenant equipment and fixtures, and condemnation and right of entry on behalf of AEP West Virginia Transmission Company, Inc. situate, lying, and being on the waters of Parchment Creek a tributary of Big Mill Creek, in Ripley District, Jackson County, West Virginia, identified as Tax Map 23, Parcel 20, and recorded in the office of the Clerk of the County Commission of Jackson County, West Virginia, in Deed Book 105, at page 467, and being more specifically bounded and described as follows: 132.656 AC PARCHMENT HARRISON 1A-2B-3C-PILLAR Beginning at a black oak stump by public road near the residence of Henry Smith; thence S. 321/2 W. 8 poles to a black oak; thence S. 451/2 W. 37 poles to a white oak; thence N. 73 W. 13 poles and 10 links to a black oak; thence N. 86 W. 7 poles to a white oak; thence S. 73 W. 22 poles and 20 links to a white oak; thence S. 65 W. 11 poles and 20 links to a black oak; thence W. 36 poles to a stone; thence N. 70 W. 15 poles and 22 links to a large white oak; thence W. 24 poles to a stone at upper side of old public road; thence N. 81/2 W. 21 poles and 18 links to a stone by the road; thence N. 61/2 E. 28 poles to a large black oak; thence N. 271/2 E. 14 poles and 10 links to a sugar tree; thence N. 351/2 E. 16 poles to the southwest corner of the lower garden; thence 1 E. 24 poles and 15 links to a stone above the road; thence N. 66 W. 31 poles to a rock at lower side of road; thence N. 8 W. 10 poles and 20 links to a black oak by the road; thence N. 31/2 E. 8 poles and 15 links to a stone in outside line of the original survey; thence with said original line N. 51 E. 123 poles and 15 links to a stake thence S. 37 E. 781/2 poles to a white oak; thence S. 37 W. 41/2 poles to a stone; thence S. 37 E. 17 poles to a dogwood stump; thence S. 52 W. 35 poles to a stone and white oak; thence S. 371/2 E. 74 poles to the place of beginning, containing 136 acres and 26 poles. The aforementioned respondents are hereby notified a copy of said Petition for Condemnation ight of Entry may be obtained from the Jackson County Circuit Clerk’s office at 100 Court Street, Ripley, West Virginia, 25271, for the purposes of appearing and defending. The Petition for Condemnation ight of Entry may also be obtained from the attorneys for AEP West Virginia Transmission Company, Inc., Stephen F. Gandee, Post Office Box 128, 140 West Main Street, Suite 300, Clarksburg, West Virginia, 26302-0128, or Douglas C. McElwee, 700 Virginia Street East, Suite 400, Charleston, West Virginia, 25301. The aforementioned respondents are further notified that a hearing on the said Petition for Condemnation ight of Entry will occur on January 19, 2023, at 1:00 p.m., in the Circuit Court of Jackson County, West Virginia, located at 100 Court Street, Ripley, West Virginia, 25271, before the Honorable Lora Dyer. You may appear for hearing as stated above, and are notified that any failure to appear may result in the waiver of any defenses or claims, if any, you may have. Entered by the Clerk of said Court on this 16th day of November, 2022. BRUCE DEWEES JACKSON COUNTY CIRCUIT CLERK By: Deputy Clerk Submitted by: Stephen F. Gandee Douglas C. McElwee (W. Va. State Bar I.D.: 2449) Stephen F. Gandee (W. Va. State Bar I.D.: 5204) Post Office Box 1791 Charleston, West Virginia 25326 (304) 347-8310 Attorneys for Petitioner LC-141263 11-241/82-01;2022