CIVIL FILINGS: Lincoln County

By Harmon Marks | Feb 4, 2011

Jan. 5
Mountaineer Hotel Inc. of Williamson and Mark H. Mitchell vs. Thomas C. Syner, Four Winds Television Inc. and Hatfield/McCoy Communications Inc.
PA- Robert W. Absten; J- Jay M. Hoke
* Mitchell seeks jury awards of various damages for breach of contract and lease agreement, charging defendants did not pay utilities and provide advertising as well as other failures. Seven counts are detailed in seeking compensatory, punitive and/or exemplary damages, litigation costs; injunctive, declaratory and all other appropriate relief. Complaint was filed in Lincoln Circuit Court because, Mitchell relates, Michael J. Thornsbury, 30th Judicial Circuit Chief Judge, "has an interest in this litigation."
Case number: 11-C-1

Jan. 13
Gloria Jean Gillenwater, Brian A. Woodrum & Rita Smith vs. Mable Woodrum
PA- Ronald G. Salmons, Jeffrey S. Bowen; J- Jay M. Hoke
* Citing the will of deceased Hassel A. Woodrum, he "devised and bequeathed all of his worldly estate ..." to the plaintiffs, his three children, "to the exclusion of his surviving spouse, Mable Loftis Woodrum." The two daughters and son signed a 30-day notice to M.L. Woodrum to vacate dated last Dec. 1 and offered to sell the Sumerco house to her. The children originally charged Wrongful Occupation of the property in Magistrate Court, which moved the case to Lincoln Circuit Court styled as a Petition for Summary Relief.
Case number: 11-C-4

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