ORDER OF PUBLICATION
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF RANDOLPH COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA
HUTTONSVILLE PUBLIC SERVICE DISTRICT,
a public service district created and existing under
the laws of the State of West Virginia,
v. Civil Action No. 15-C-57
ESTATE OF EDDIE LEE BLANKENSHIP,
UNKNOWN HEIRS OF DOROTHY ARBOGAST,
UNKNOWN HEIRS OF JOSEPH BLANKENSHIP,
LORRAINE YOKUM, UNKNOWN HEIRS OF
LORA BELLE TIFFNER, UNKNOWN HEIRS OF
JAMES BLANKENSHIP, TONYA FINCHAM,
HOLLY BLANKENSHIP, KAREN MCCUNE, and SHERIFF OF
RANDOLPH COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA,
The object of the above entitled action is to condemn land for public use and obtain an order of entry to a tract of land situate near Valley Head, on or near Windy Run, in Mingo District, Randolph County, West Virginia, shown on the Randolph County Assessor’s Tax Map 3, Parcel 135, and being that certain tract conveyed to Eddie Lee Blankenship by Deed dated June 2, 1980, and recorded in the Office of the Clerk of the County Commission in Deed Book 333, at page 128. The Petitioner intends to take a permanent easement or right of way twenty (20) feet in width for a water line containing fifty (50) linear feet, more or less, as more particularly described and shown on a Plat attached to the Petition as Exhibit A, which was prepared by Hornor Brothers Engineers, and filed in the Office of the Circuit Clerk of Randolph County. Further, it appearing by an affidavit filed in this action that there are or may be persons, other than those named in the Petition as Petitioner and Respondents interested in the subject matter of the action, whose names are unknown to the Petitioner and who are made Respondents by the general description of the Estate of Eddie Blankenship, Unknown Heirs of Dorothy Arbogast, Unknown Heirs of Joseph Blankenship, Unknown Heirs of Lora Belle Tiffner, and Unknown Heirs of James Blankenship.
It also appearing by affidavit that the Petitioner has used due diligence to ascertain the residence or whereabouts of these Respondents, including Lorraine Yokum, Tonya Fincham, Holly Blankenship and Karen McCune, without effect; it is ORDERED that Respondents do serve upon Jeffrey S. Zurbuch and Jennifer L. Morgan, Petitioner’s attorneys, whose address is P.O. Box 1819, Elkins, West Virginia, 26241, a response or other defense to the Petition filed in this action on or before May 13, 2015, otherwise judgment by default will be taken against you at any time thereafter. A copy of said Petition can be obtained from the undersigned Clerk at his office. Further, a hearing on the Petition is scheduled in the Circuit Court of Randolph County in the Circuit Courtroom of the Randolph County Courthouse, Elkins, West Virginia, on May 13, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. wherein you may appear and protect your interest.
Entered by the Clerk of said Court this 9 day of April, 2015.
Philip D. Riggleman Clerk
Clerk of Court
by: S Davis, Deputy