Consolidated Communications Holdings
Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (Form: 4, Received: 03/10/2015 12:48:02)
FORM 4
[ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

LUMPKIN RICHARD ANTHONY
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. [ CNSL ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

__ X __ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

121 SOUTH 17TH STREET
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

3/6/2015
(Street)

MATTOON, IL 61938-3987
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share   3/6/2015     A    2819   (1) A $0.00   6011   D    
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share                  919677   I   By 1970 Trust FBO Richard A. Lumpkin  
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share                  309674   I   By Benjamin I. Lumpkin 2008 Dynasty Trust  
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share                  277417   I   By Elizabeth L. Celio 2008 Dynasty Trust  
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share                  481154   I   By Living Trust FBO Richard A. Lumpkin  
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share                  3500   I   By wife   (2)
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share                  106153   I   By Benjamin I. Lumpkin 2012 Irrevocable Trust   (3)

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Explanation of Responses:
( 1)  Shares represent an award under the Long Term Incentive Plan. The shares will vest in full on December 5, 2015.
( 2)  Mr. Lumpkin disclaims beneficial ownership of these securities, and this report shall not be deemed an admission that Mr. Lumpkin is the beneficial owner of such securities for purposes of Section 16 or for any other purpose. These shares are reported solely for Mr. Lumpkin as reporting person.
( 3)  Mr. Lumpkin is the trustee of the Benjamin I. Lumpkin 2012 Irrevocable Trust. The beneficiaries of the Benjamin I. Lumpkin 2012 Irrevocable Trust are the descendants of Mr. Lumpkin's son, Benjamin I. Lumpkin.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
LUMPKIN RICHARD ANTHONY
121 SOUTH 17TH STREET
MATTOON, IL 61938-3987
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Signatures
/s/ Matthew Smith, Power of Attorney 3/10/2015
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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