Rockhampton Energy files for Bankruptcy

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BELL COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - An Eastern Kentucky coal company has filed for bankruptcy.

Court documents show Pineville based Rockhampton Energy filed for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy.

It is not clear how many employees are affected but one person told us they have not worked for weeks.

A meeting of creditors is currently scheduled for November 7 in Corbin.

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