Public Notice

PUBLISHED IN THE CLAREMORE DAILY PROGRESS, CLAREMORE, OKLA., JULY 25, 2006.

IN THE DISTRICT COURT

IN AND FOR

ROGERS COUNTY

STATE OF OKLAHOMA

IN THE MATTER OF THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA IN THE INTEREST OF: Samatha Lynn Lacy, A Minor Child, DOB: 12/15/2002

CASE NO. FA-2006-50

(JD-2004-217)

ORDER and NOTICE OF HEARING TO ADOPT WITHOUT CONSENT and PERMISSION/ORDER to PUBLISH SAME

The State of Oklahoma to:

Keri and/or Mick Lacy

Drew Cummings

Donald Atkins and/or Donald Akins

or any unknown biological father

You are notified there has been a Petition of Adoption filed before the above named Court, praying that the Petitioners 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; and among other things, it is alleged in the Application that:

Pursuant to 10 O.S. § 7505-4.2(H) they each have failed to establish and/or maintain a substantial and positive relationship with the child for a statutory period of time prior to the filing of the Petition for Adoption; and that the natural father failed in any efforts to pay child support for the benefit of this child,

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

A hearing on the Application to determine whether your consent to the adoption is necessary is set for 3:00 o’clock P.M. on the 18th day of August, 2006, in the 3rd Floor Courtroom, in the County Courthouse of Rogers County, at 219 S. Missouri, in the City of Claremore, State of Oklahoma, before The Honorable Judge Dynda Post.

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 21 day of July, 2006.

s/ Dynda Post

The Honorable Dynda Post

Judge of the District Court

Prepared by:

Leslie A. Ellis Kissinger, OBA #11295

P.O. Box 1530

321 W. 1st Street

Claremore, Oklahoma 74018-1530

918-342-1530

Fax 918-342-1599

Email: lekatlaw@aol.com

Attorney for the Petitioners