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Public Notice

NOTICE
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
MARSHALL COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA

Civil Action No. 14-C-182
The Honorable David W. Hummel, Jr

AMERICAN SHALE DEVELOPMENT
INC., a foreign corporation, and
REPUBLIC ENERGY VENTURES,
LLC, a foreign Limited Liability company,
Plaintiffs,

v

BETTY HAMRICK, ROGER A. MCCOSH, EILEEN RYAN, NORMAN RYAN, CAROL RYAN, RONALD A. LICHNIAK, KAREN ORDWAY, ADAM NICKOLICH, EUGENE WINTERS, RICHARD A. MCINTIRE, DEBBIE HICKMAN, DONALD E. MCINTIRE, VICTORIA S. MUSSLEMAN, DENVER C. TRIPLETT, JOY MCDONNELL, CAROL HACKENBRACHT, JAMES L. TRIPLETT, JOHN C. TRIPLETT, MAURA MAUST (MARLA MAUST), JAMES K. MAUST, TRACIE ENOS, D. JEAN WIMSATT, JANICE L. HANES, BETTY J. SIZEMORE, DAVID L. LONG, WANDA WATSON, JOHN WAYNE WINTERS, ANNA L. WINTERS, PATRICIA ANN CUCHTA, GERALD LEE WINTERS, SR., ALECIA S. WINTERS, SANDRA KAY WINTERS, KEZIA M. WINTERS, WENDY PERKINS, DANNY K. PERKINS, DUSTIN WINTERS, SHIRLEY ANN SLOKAN, REBECCA ANN MCCANN ALBERT, KATHY LYNN WHITE, GENE WHITE, BRUCE WINTERS, DIANA WINTERS, CARL LEE MINEAR, MILDRED L. MINEAR, KENNETH EUGENE MINEAR, TERRY DARLENE MINEAR, JUDITH ANN JOHSON, HAROLD F. JOHNSON, EDWARD EARL MINEAR, BONNIE SUE BLACKWELL, WILLIAM BLACKWELL, CARL W. SCHRAMM, CHERYL L. SCHRAMM, CHARLES T. SCHRAMM, DONNA D. SCHRAMM, JOHN B. SCHRAMM, NORMAN YOUNGER, JEAN YOUNGER, JACK M. WINTERS, BLANCHE WINTERS, DONALD W. WINTERS, CHARLES E. WAYT, WENDY WAYT, ROGER WAYT, TWILA J. WAYT, DOUGLAS W. WAYT, PAUL WINTERS, ROBERT WINTERS, MARJORIE WINTERS, KENNETH WINTERS, SHANNON WINTERS, CAROL A. WINTERS, MARY A. REDD, GEORGE F. REDD, MAVERENE L. REDD, JAMES M. REDD, SHIRLEY J. REDD, BRIAN STEPHEN KEY, KATHERINE KEY, MARY FRANCIS, ROGER W. FRANCIS, GLORIA ELLIS, RUSSELL R. DULEY, DAVID L. DAY, VICKI L. DAY, RAY MCNEELY, MARION HOWARD, MICHELLE A. MADISON, ROY PRICE, LARRY BELL, TERRY E. EVANS, ROBIN E. EVANS, STEVIN RAY EVANS, GREGORY C. EVANS, ERIN N. EVANS, BETTY C. TRIPLETT, GWENDOLYN RYAN, and/or her REMAINING UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS and/or CREDITORS, DAVID M. LICHNIAK, and/or his REMAINING UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS and/or CREDITORS, WILLIAM G. RYAN, and/or his REMAINING UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS and/or CREDITORS, MABEL FIVES, and/or her REMAINING UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS and/or CREDITORS, HELEN SCHRAMM, and/or her REMAINING UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS and/or CREDITORS, and the REMAINING UNKNOWN HEIRS,
DEVISEES, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS AND/OR CREDITORS OF ANY OF THE ABOVE and ALL OTHER UNKNOWN PERSONS OR DEFENDANTS, who own or claim to own an interest in and to the oil and gas within the underlying, that certain tract or parcel of land containing 23.28 acres, more or less, situate in Cameron District, Marshall County, West Virginia,
Defendants.

ORDER OF
PUBLICATION
WANDA WATSON, DUSTIN WINTERS, JEAN YOUNGER, GWENDOLYN RYAN, and/or her Remaining Unknown Heirs, Devisees, Successors, Assigns and/or Creditors, DAVID M. LICHNIAK, and/or his Remaining Unknown Heirs, Devisees, Successors, Assigns and/or Creditors, WILLIAM G. RYAN, and/or his Remaining Unknown Heirs, Devisees, Successors, Assigns and/or Creditors, MABEL FIVES, and/or her Remaining Unknown Heirs, Devisees, Successors, Assigns and/or Creditors and HELEN SCHRAMM and/or her Remaining Unknown Heirs, Devisees, Successors, Assigns and/or Creditors and REMAINING UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS and/or CREDITORS of any of the above named defendants and ALL OTHER UNKNOWN PERSONS OR DEFENDANTS, all of whose addresses are unknown to plaintiffs, you are hereby notified that you have been named as DEFENDANTS in a legal action entitled American Shale Development, Inc., a foreign corporation, et al., Plaintiffs v. Betty Hamrick, et al., Defendants. This action has been assigned Case Number 14-C-182 and is pending in the Circuit Court of Marshall County, West Virginia, with the mailing address of Office of the Circuit Court of Marshall County, Marshall County Courthouse, 7th Street, Moundsville, West Virginia 26041. A copy of the Complaint may be obtained through the referenced Clerk’s Office at the above-listed address.
The object of the Complaint is to partition by allotment the oil and gas in and underlying a parcel of land situate in Cameron District, Marshall County, West Virginia, bounded and described as follows:

Beginning at a stake in a bend of the west side of the county road a corner of the three divisions thence with said road S. 56 1/2* E. 36.93 poles to an iron pin in the center of the said road, thence leaving the said road S. 41 1/2* W. 8.89 poles to a stake, S. 81 1/2* E. 6.72 poles to a stake S. 27* E. 36.12 poles to a stake, S. 14 1/4* E. 10.12 poles to an iron pin in John Richeys line, S. 85* W. 42.16 poles to a stake, corner to John Richey and Frank Phillips, thence with lines of Frank Phillips N. 27 1/2* E. 3.5 poles to a stake, N. 17 1/2* E. 3 poles to a stake, N. 09* W 3 poles to a stake, N. 66 1/2* W. 5.5 poles to a stake, N. 64 3/4* W. 25.5 poles to a stake, N. 67* W. 14 poles to a stake, N. 51 3/4* W. 7.5 poles to a stake, N. 44* W. 8 poles to a stake, N. 32* W. 6.79 poles to corner to Effie Spencer land, thence with the same N. 56 1/2* E. 54.33 poles to place of the beginning, containing twenty-three acres and 28/100 of an acre, more or less.

Being the same property described in a Deed dated March 10, 1919, and recorded in Deed Book 167, at Page 40, from G. T. Winters and Sarah B. Winters, his wife, to J. M. Wellman and H. M. Wellman.

You are hereby required to Answer the Complaint within thirty (30) days of the last publication of this Notice, which will be published once weekly for two (2) consecutive weeks. Your Answer must be filed with the above-referenced Clerk’s office at the address provided and a copy sent to plaintiffs’ counsel, Shane M. Mallett, Esq., at Mallett Law Offices, P.O. Box 951, Wheeling, WV 26003.

In the event of your failure to Answer or otherwise respond as required by the West Virginia Rules of Civil Procedure, judgment by default will be entered against you for the relief requested in the Complaint.
Feb. 6, 2015

David R. Ealy
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Marshall County,
West Virginia

Shane M. Mallett, Esq.
WV State Bar I
D No. 9083
MALLETT LAW OFFICES
P.O. Box 951
Wheeling, WV 26003
Telephone:
(304) 233-0003
Facsimile:
(304) 233-4884
E-mail:
mallettlawoffices
@comcast.net
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