On November 7, 2015, a motion for authority to obtain debtor-in-possession financing was filed in the bankruptcy case of Fortress Resources, LLC (d/b/a McCoy Elkhorn Coal Company) and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 24 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Debtor’s Motion for Use of Cash Collateral, filed by Fortress Resources, LLC. Hearing scheduled for 11/10/2015 at 03:00 PM at Lexington Courtroom, 3rd Floor. (Attachments: # (1) Continuation of Main Document Exhibit A – Proposed 4-Week Budget # (2) Proposed Order) (Bunch, W)
Fortress Resources, LLC (d/b/a McCoy Elkhorn Coal Company) filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on November 5, 2015. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 15-70730. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Tracey Wise. The law firm of Bunch & Brock is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Fortress Resources, LLC (d/b/a McCoy Elkhorn Coal Company) in the bankruptcy case.