On November 5, 2015, an application for authority to retain professionals 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 7 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Application to Employ W. Thomas Bunch II and other attorneys at Bunch & Brock as Attorney for Debtor-in-Possession. Last day to file objections: 11/19/2015. (Attachments: # 1 Continuation of Main Document Exhibit A – Affidavit of W. Thomas Bunch II # 2 Proposed Order) (Bunch, W) (Entered: 11/05/2015)
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.