On December 16, 2015, an order regarding the motion for the appointment of a chapter 11 trustee or an examiner 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 170 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Order setting expedited Telephonic hearing (RE: related document(s) Motion for Miscellaneous Relief filed by Creditor Callidus Capital Corporation, Motion to Appoint Trustee). Hearing scheduled for 12/16/2015 at 01:30 PM telephonically. (nbw)
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.