Public Notice

PUBLISHED IN THE CLAREMORE DAILY PROGRESS, CLAREMORE, OKLA., OCTOBER 22, 2006.

IN THE DISTRICT COURT

OF ROGERS COUNTY

STATE OF OKLAHOMA

In the Matter of the Adoption of: Dakota Eugene Thornbrue A Minor Child, dob 6/22/1994

Case No. FA-2006-76

ORDER and NOTICE OF HEARING TO ADOPT WITHOUT CONSENT; and ORDER and NOTICE of FINAL DECREE HEARING AND REQUEST TO PUBLISH SAME

The State of Oklahoma to: David Thornbrue and Vicky Lynn Baker Thornbrue

You are notified that Debra Ann Tupin and Donald Ray Tupin have filed a Petition before the above named Court, praying that they be allowed to adopt the minor named in the caption hereof without your consent, and for adoption.

Take notice that the Application to determine your consent not necessary for the completion of this adoption is on file with the Clerk of this Court; that a copy of the Application is filed with the Clerk of the Court herein, and that, among other things, it is alleged in the Application that:

a. Pursuant to 10 O.S.§ 7505-4.2 (B)(1), as they have wholly failed to provide any support for the said minor child for more than one year next preceding the filing of this Petition as ordered in the divorce case above referenced;

b. Pursuant to 10 O.S. §7505-4.2(I) in that they have willfully failed to maintain a significant relationship with said minor children for a period of twelve (12) out of the last fourteen (14) months immediately preceding the filing of this petition;

and, therefore, your consent to the adoption is not necessary, and that petitioners are proper parties to adopt.

A hearing on the Application to determine whether your consent to the adoption is necessary is set for 3:00 pm o’clock, on the 21st day of November, 2006, in the District Courtroom of Judge Dynda Post on the third floor in the County Courthouse of Rogers County, located at 219 S. Missouri St., in the City of Claremore, State of Oklahoma.

The Final Decree Hearing on the Petition is set for 3:00 p.m. o’clock on the 9th day of January, 2007, in the District Courtroom of Judge Dynda Post on the third floor in the County Courthouse of Rogers County, located at 219 S. Missouri St., in the City of Claremore, State of Oklahoma.

YOU ARE, THEREFORE, NOTIFIED THAT THE COURT WILL HEAR EVIDENCE IN SUPPORT OF AND IN OPPOSITION TO THE GRANTING OF THE APPLICATION AT THE TIME AND PLACE ABOVE SHOWN WHERE YOU WILL HAVE THE RIGHT TO BE PRESENT AND AN OPPORTUNITY TO BE HEARD AT SAID TIME AND PLACE INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO OBJECT TO THE ADOPTION OF YOUR CHILD. YOUR FAILURE TO APPEAR AT THIS HEARING SHALL CONSTITUTE A DENIAL OF YOUR INTEREST IN YOUR CHILD WHICH DENIAL MAY RESULT, WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE OF THIS PROCEEDING OR ANY SUBSEQUENT PROCEEDINGS, IN YOUR CHILD’S ADOPTION WITHOUT YOUR CONSENT THEREBY ULTIMATELY TERMINATING YOUR RIGHTS TO YOUR CHILD IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA.

Dated this 13th day of October, 2006.

/L. Joe Smith

Judge of the District Court

Submitted by:

Leslie A. Ellis Kissinger, OBA #11295

P.O. Box 1530

321 W. 1st St.

Claremore, OK 74017

918-342-1530

Fax: 918-342-1599

Attorney for the Petitioners

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