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STATEMENT OF OWNERSHIP, MANAGEMENT AND CIRCULATION(All Periodica...

STATEMENT OF OWNERSHIP, MANAGEMENT AND CIRCULATION(All Periodicals Publications Except Requester Publications)1. Publication Title: The Independent Herald2. Publication Number: 260-9403. Filing Date: 10/1/20144. Issue Frequency: Weekly (Wednesday)5. Number of Issues Published Annually: 526. Annual Subscription Price: 36.827. Complete Mailing Address of Known Office of Publication:100 Route 10 Main Street, East Pineville, WV 24874 or PO Box 100, East Pineville, WV 24874Contact Person: Norman SinclairTelephone: 304-732-60608. Complete Mailing Address of Headquarters or General Business Office of Publisher (Not printer)100 Route 10 Main Street, East Pineville, WV 24874 and PO Box 100, East Pineville, WV 248749. 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If the Publication is a general publication, publication of this statement is required.Will be printed in the 10/22/2014 issue of this publication.18. Signature and Title of Editor, Publisher, Business Manager, or OwnerBud Hunt Date: 10/1/2014

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE NOTICE is hereby given that default hav...

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE NOTICE is hereby given that default having been made under the terms of a Deed of Trust dated May 12, 2011, and of record in the Office of the Clerk of the County Commission of Wyoming County, West Virginia, in Book 260, at page 682, executed by William P. Manning and Peggy L. Manning to Alan R. Terry and Carl W. Roop, Trustees, securing Pioneer Community Bank, which was given to secure the payment of the note therein described, and demand having been made upon the undersigned so to do, the undersigned Trustee, Carl W. Roop will, on the 20th day of November, 2014, at the front door of the Wyoming County Courthouse, in the City of Pineville, West Virginia, at 9:00 a.m., sell the property hereinafter described, which property was conveyed in said Deed of Trust, and being more particularly described as follows:The following lot or parcel of land, located in Mullens Sub District, Wyoming County, West Virginia, and being more particularly described as follows:TRACT ONE: BEING Lots Numbered Eight (8) and Nine (9), Block B, of the original Town of Mullens, Mullens Sub District, Wyoming County, West Virginia, as shown on a map or plat of said Town of record in the Office of the Clerk of the County Commission of said Wyoming County, West Virginia and being the same property conveyed to the said Wayne Blankenship, Jr. and Wanda N. Blankenship by deed dated December 3, 1990, of record in the Office of the Clerk of the County Commission of Wyoming County, West Virginia, in Deed Book 367, at page 396, reference to all of which is hereby made for a more complete description thereof. TRACT TWO: BEING Lots Numbered Six (6) and Seven (7), Block B, of the original Town of Mullens, Mullens Sub District, Wyoming County, West Virginia, as shown on a map or plat or record in the Office of the County Commission of said Wyoming County, West Virginia and being the same property conveyed to the said Wayne Blankenship, Jr. and Wanda N. Blankenship by deed dated December 3, 1990, of record in the Office of the Clerk of the County Commission of Wyoming County, West Virginia, in Deed Book 367, at page 394, reference to all of which is hereby made for a more complete description thereof. And being the same property conveyed to William P. Manning and Peggy L. Manning by Deed dated the 14th day of April, 2011 from Denise M. Brumfield, which said Deed is of record in the Office of the Clerk of the County Commission of Wyoming County, West Virginia, in Book 454 at page 221.Said property will be sold upon the following terms and conditions: 1. Cash in hand on day of sale. 2. The property will be conveyed in an "AS IS" condition by Deed containing Special Warranty of Title, subject to the Internal Revenue Service right of redemption, all property taxes, prior Deeds, validly enforceable prior liens, reservations, encumbrances, restrictions, right-of-ways, easements, covenants, conveyances and conditions of record in the Clerk’s office or affecting the subject property. 3. The Beneficiary and/or the Servicer of the Deed of Trust and Note reserve the right to submit a bid for the property at sale. 4. The Trustee reserves the right to continue sale of the subject property from time to time by written or oral proclamation, which continuance shall be in the sole discretion of the Trustee. 5. The Trustee shall be under no duty to cause any existing tenant or person occupying the property to vacate said property, or remove any personal property and/or belongings remaining at the property. 6. The purchaser(s) at the sale shall be responsible for paying the recording costs and also the tax on the privilege of transferring real property. 7. In the event there are Federal Tax Liens against the property, the United States would have the right to redeem the property within a period of 120 days from the date of such sale or the period allowable for redemption under local law, whichever is longer. CARL W. ROOP, TRUSTEE10:22,29

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSIONOF WEST VIRGINIACHARLESTON Case No. 14-...

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSIONOF WEST VIRGINIACHARLESTON Case No. 14-1152-E-42TAPPALACHIAN POWER COMPANY andWHEELING POWER COMPANY, both dbaAMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER Rule 42T application to increase electricrates and charges.andCase No. 14-1 151-E-D APPALACHIAN POWER COMPANY andWHEELING POWER COMPANY, both dbaAMERICAN ELECTRIC POWERApplication to change depreciation rates.NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT HEARINGSAND EVIDENTIARY HEARING On June 30, 2014, Appalachian Power Company (APCo) and Wheeling Power Company (WPCo) both public utilities and both operating as American Electric Power (AEP or Companies) tendered for filing revised tariff sheets reflecting a system average rate increase of approximately seventeen percent annually, or a net increase in current rates of $226 million for furnishing electric utility service to approximately 476,598 customers in the Counties of Boone, Brooke, Cabell, Clay, Fayette, Greenbrier, Jackson, Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, Marshall, Mason, McDowell, Mercer, Mingo, Monroe, Nicholas, Ohio, Putnam, Raleigh, Roane, Summers, Wayne, and Wyoming. The proposed increase included a base rate increase of $181,495,635 and a new Vegetation Management Program Surcharge of $44,613,863. Also on June 30, 2014, the Companies filed an application to request revised depreciation rates under Rule 20 of the Commission Rules of Practice and Procedure, 150 C.S.R. Series 1 (Procedural Rules). AEP stated that the revised depreciation rates require a $59.6 million increase in annual depreciation expense that is included in the overall $181.5 million increase in base rates requested by AEP.By Order issued July 28, 2014, the Commission suspended the proposed increased rates and charges until 12:01 a.m., April 26, 2015, allowed AEP additional time to provide individual notice, established a procedural schedule, ruled on interventions and required AEP to provide public notice as required by the Commission Tariff Rules.The Commission will hold the following afternoon and evening public comment hearings and the evidentiary hearing:Bradshaw, WV Public Comment hearing - Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Town of Bradshaw Community Center, 10002 Marshall Highway, Bradshaw, West Virginia.Princeton, WV Public Comment hearing - Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 1:OO p.m. and 6:00 p.m., Mercer County Courthouse, Judge Sadler's Courtroom, 2nd Floor, 1501 W. Main Street, Princeton, West Virginia.Huntington, WV Public Comment hearing - Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., Cabell County Courthouse, Courtroom No. 1, 2nd Floor, 750 5th Avenue, Huntington, West Virginia.Wheeling, WV Public Comment hearing - Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., Ohio County Courthouse, City-County Complex, Council Chambers, 1st Floor, 1500 Chaplin St., Wheeling, West Virginia.Charleston, WV Public Comment hearing - Monday, January 12, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., Public Service Commission Hearing Room, 201 Brooks St. Charleston, West Virginia.Evidentiary hearing in Charleston, WV - Tuesday, January 13,2015 at 9:30 am., Public Service Commission Hearing Room, 201 Brooks St. Charleston, West Virginia.Interested persons may attend any of the public comment hearings and make public comment. Members of the public may also observe the evidentiary hearing. APPALACHIAN POWER COMPANY andWHEELING POWER COMPANY, both dbaAMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER 10:22

STATE OF WEST VIRGINIADEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTIONDIVI...

STATE OF WEST VIRGINIADEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTIONDIVISION OF WATER AND WASTE MANAGEMENT PUBLIC NOTICE WEST VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION'S, PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICE, 601 57TH STREET, CHARLESTON SE, WEST VIRGINIA 25304-2345 TELEPHONE: (304) 926-0440. APPLICATION FOR A WEST VIRGINIA NATIONAL POLLUTANT DISCHARGE ELIMINATION SYSTEM WATER POLLUTION CONTROL PERMIT Public Notice No.: L-82-14 Public Notice Date: October 22, 2014 Paper: Independent Herald The following has applied for a WV NPDES Water Pollution Control Permit for this facility or activity: Appl. No.: WV0020681 Applicant: MULLENS, CITY OF316 MORAN AVEMULLENS, WV 25882 Location: MULLENS, WYOMING COUNTY Latitude: 37:34:40 Longitude: 81:23:19 Receiving Stream:GUYANDOTTE RIVER Activity:To operate and maintain an existing combined wastewater collection system and an existing 0.33 million gallons per day wastewater treatment plant. These facilities are to serve a population equivalent of approximately 3,300 persons in the City of Mullens and environs, and discharge the treated wastewater through Outlet No. 001 to the Guyandotte River at Mile Point 157.78. An antidegradation review has been conducted. Tier 1 protection is provided for the uses specified in Title 47, Series 2, Section 6 for Outlet No. 001. Also, to operate and maintain disposal systems, best management practices, and the nine (9) minimum controls for the direct discharge of sanitary wastewater and storm water from Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Outlet Nos. C002, C003, and C004 to the Guyandotte River. These outlets are to discharge only when the hydraulic capacity of the collection and/or treatment system is exceeded during wet weather events. Tier 1 protection shall be afforded for the uses specified in 47 CSR 2 for the CSO outfalls through implementation of the facility's Long-term Control Plan. Further, to incorporate the requirements relative to Title 33, Series 2 of the West Virginia Legislative Rules for the processing and disposal of sewage sludge generated by the wastewater treatment plant. Sewage sludge generated and/or processed at the permittee's facility shall be disposed of at a sanitary landfill by placing the sewage sludge in the landfill cell. Business conducted:Municipality Implementation:Compliance with the Combined Sewer Overflow requirements shall be attained through Administrative Order No. 6718, and any amendments, thereto. On the basis of review of the application, the "Water Pollution Control Act (Chapter 22, Article 11-8(a))," and the "West Virginia Legislative Rules," the State of West Virginia will act on the above application. Any interested person may submit written comments on the draft permit and may request a public hearing by addressing such to the Director of the Division of Water and Waste Management within 30 days of the date of the public notice. Such comments or requests should be addressed to: Director, Division of Water and Waste Management, DEPATTN: Lori Derrick, Permitting Section601 57th Street SECharleston, WV 25304-2345 The public comment period begins October 22, 2014 and ends November 21, 2014. Comments received within this period will be considered prior to acting on the permit application. Correspondence should include the name, address and the telephone number of the writer and a concise statement of the nature of the issues raised. The Director shall hold a public hearing whenever a finding is made, on the basis of requests, that there is a significant degree of public interest on issues relevant to the Draft Permit(s). Interested persons may contact the public information office to obtain further information. The application, draft permit and any required fact sheet may be inspected, by appointment, at the Division of Water and Waste Management Public Information Office, at 601 57th Street SE, Charleston, WV 25304-2345, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on business days. Copies of the documents may be obtained from the Division at a nominal cost. Calls must be made 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. 10:22

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