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12 - May 27, 2021 Looking for some- thing to do this summer? Wendts Wildlife Adventure is an exciting adventure in Carlisle Ky a place to enjoy a fun filled day. Shawn and Julie Wendt are the proud owners of Wendts Wildlife Adventure located at 3740 Maysville Road Carlisle Ky. former- ly Mark Mattox Auction house. The Wendts are origi- nally from Wisconsin; they have three children and have lived in Kentucky for 26 years. Shawn is the third gen- eration of his family; he is continuing the legacy of wildlife adventures with opening the Wendts Wild- life Adventure. His grand- father raised bears, skunks and deers of which Shawn himself helped with. Wildlife is something that Shawn has grown up around, his passion for wildlife has led him to travel to fairs around the Photo contest captures southern and eastern Kentucky ‘ #CaptureTheKyWildlands is a photo contest to showcase the unique beauty, heritage and people of southern and eastern Kentucky. Photo by Chuck Summers and provided ‘ by Pike County Tourism. A photo contest is under- way until June 5, 2021, to capture the nature, places, experiences and people of southern and eastern Kentucky, and the prize features one of the region’s topeuentmemgmwmamwr The #Capttfiie’l‘heK Wildlands" "breweries Grand Prize winner will receive a gift package to the 2021 Master Musi- vcian Festival, which will be held July 16 and 17 in Somerset. The package will include two VIP tickets to y the event, a two-night stay 1 at the Best Western, which is less than one mile from the event, and gift cards to Somerset eateries. , r “This region is a photog- rapher’s dream, with so much natural beauty,,col: orful heritage and outdoor activities, so we are very excited to see the entries in this photo contest,” said Tammie Nazario, PRIDE/ CEO of Eastern Kentucky PRIDE, which is sponsor- ing the contest as part of its tourism initiative, The Ken- tucky Wildlands. “We are looking for pho- tos taken in The Kentucky Wildlands after Jane: ,1,,.' 2019, with subjects that fit” one of six Categoricaf she three finalists per category, 3 winner for each category and a Grand Prize winner . from the The pub- lic will vote for the Grand Prize winner through our website and social media.” The contest categories are: natural world (animals, plants and landscapes; geological or climatologi- "pfgfisses and endeavOrs), travel (locales, people or ac- tivities), people (groups or individuals but they should not be the focal point of the photo), The Kentucky Wildlands experience (events, objects or activi- ties connecting the region’s residents to their history or cultural heritage, providing a sense of what it is like to ‘ live in the area), altered im« ages (photographs manipu- lated for artistic purposes. by applying digital and/ or traditional special effects) and mobile (any photo- graph taken with a mobile device). v In addition to posting entries to social networks with #CaptureTheKyWild- lands, entries also must '1 be emailed to administra- tor@kywildlands.com. Entrants should review the full contest guidelines online at https;//www.ex— plorekywildlandscom/cap- turethekywildlands-photo- contesm ‘ ~ - “‘fFor‘ more uifOrmation, please 'call 888-577-4339 (toll free) or email admin- istrator@kywildlands.com. Need help at your business? Place your help wanted ad in our help wanted section. The section will be ran once a month. Email petrea@kynewsgroup.comto place your ad in the monthly help wanted ’ section. Or call 859-473-2137. is N rwrGoun Your Hometown Newspaper " COMMUNITY Wendts Wildlife Adventure opened for family fun world with the animals. The Wendts decided it was time to a less hectic life that brought them to Nicholas County and be- gin a journey to share with others. Wendt Wildlife Adven- ture just opened with a safe and clean environment where individuals can in- teract with exotic animals such as Kangaroos, Cam- els, sloths, goats, zebras, sheep, African crested .Porcupines, ant eaters and much more. They have a nice gift shop to purchase a great memento gift of your adventure. They are planning to continue to expand with future plans of a 'drive thru adventure. The Wendts have worked hard to create a friendly safe grid clean atmosphere to enjoy the exotic animals all while planning a family adventure. They offer a nice play yard and sitting area for the children to play after visiting with the animals. You can purchase a cup of carrots to feed the animals along the journey. The Wendt Wildlife Ad- venture is open Wednes- day thru Sunday from 10:00 am 5:00 pm closed Monday and Tuesday. Prices are $10.00 adult, NDJJQE News Outlook $8.00 for children 3—15, $9.00 for Seniors or mili- tary. They offer season passes until Labor Day. Wendts also provides 'a area for birthdays and school trips to interact with the exotic animals on a more personal level. You can call (859) 235-9873 to schedule your event or group trip. PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that in a May 28, 2021 Application. Delta Natural Gas Company, lnc. (“Delta”) is seeking approval by the Kentucky Public Service Commission to increase the gas service revenues by $9,135,170 on an annual basis, which is approximately 18.6%, and for a Certificate of Public Convenience of Necessity. The proposed annual revenue increases by customer classification are: Residential $4,802,026 (21.1%); Small Non-Residential $1,354,251 (19.4%); Large Non-Residentiai- $2,384,550 (20.6%); lnterruptible Service — $ -24 (0%); Transportation 0n . System Utilization/Special Contracts $117,711 (33.2%); Transportation — Off System Utilization - $413,652 (15.3%); Farm Tap - $63,004 (2.3%). The proposed effective date of the rates is for service rendered on and after July 1, 2021. Delta has requested the pr0posed rates be implemented to all customer classifications as shown below: ‘ Monthly Customer CMFQG Classification Residential Small Non-Residential Large Non-Residential lnterruptible Service Transportation — Off System Utilization Farm Tap (Former Peoples Gas KY Territory and all other farm tap customers) Consumption Charges' Classification Residential Small Non-Residential Large Non-Residential 1-200 Mcf 201- 1,000 Mcf 1,001- 5,000 Mcf 5,001 - 10,000 Mcf Over 10,000 Mcf feahrres;.and..sctenhfic.. . ‘ “' ‘ “‘ ‘ 3 1.60000/ per 1.0 M01 3; 1.20000/ per 1.0 Mcf $ 0.80000/ per 1.0 Mcf $ 0.60000/ per 1.0 M01 1,001 -» 5,000 Mcf 5,001 10,000 Mcf Over 10,000 Mcf Transportation — Off System Utilization $20. N/A Present Rate $ 4.31850/ per 1.0 Mcf $ 4.31850/ per 1.0 Mcf $ 4.31850/ per 1.0 Mci $ 2.66960/ per 1.0 Mcf $ 1.87350/ per 1.0 Mcf $ 1.47350/ per 1.0 Mcf $ 1.27350/ per 1.0 M01 $028260! per 1,000 cu. ft. of gas transported or $0.28260/ per Present Rate 70 $31.20 $131.00 $250.00 dekatherm Farm Tap (Former Peoples Gas KY Territory and all other farmtap customers) fThe consumption charges are exclusive of the Gas Cost Recovery rate. s 4.31850/ per 1.0 Mct Proposed Rate $5.7072/ per1.0 Mci $5.6931/ per 1.0 Mcf $5.6935l per 1.0 Mcf $3.5196/ per 1.0 Mcf $2.4700/ per 1.0 Mcf $1 .9427/ per 1.0 Mcf $1 .6790/ per 1.0 Mcf $1 .7143/ per“i".0’1vléf $1 .2857/ per 1.0 Mcf $0.8571/ per 1.0 Mcf $06428] per 1.0 Mcf $0.3259/ per 1,000 cu. of gas transported or $0.3259I per dekatherrn $2.3570/per 1.0 Met 3 Change $1 .3887 $1 .3746 $1 .3750 $08500 $05965 $04692 $0.4055 $0.0857 $0.0571 $00428 $00433 $ -1.9615 Hour? i14éUlJ'Jb iii. if H?"- .- % Increase 40.2% 42.3% 48.9% 7.1% N/A % Increase 32.2% 31.8% 31.8% 31.8% 31.8% 31.8% 31.8% 7.1% 7.1% 7.1% 7.1% The On-System Transportation Rate shall be the same as the Base Rate for Residential, Small Non-Residential, Large Non-Residentialaand lnterruptible customers, as applicable, set forth above. Average Monthly Bills 11‘ ‘ Classification , Monthly Residential 3.8 Mcf Small Non-Residential 9.7 Mcf Large Non-Residential 69.1 Mcf lnterruptible Service Transportation — On System Utilization Residential Small Non-Residential Large Non-Residential 3.9 Mcf 14.2 Mcf Transportation — Off System Utilization 88,4552 Farm Tap (Former Peoples Gas KY Territory and all other farm tap customers) 5.4 Mcf Average Usage 1 3,801.0 mcr Current . Average Blll $59.48 $129.44 $830.07 $5,390.35 1,106.1 Mcf Mcf $24,997.44 $70.18 Proposed Average Bill 3 Change $71 .82 $12.34 $153.49 $24.05 $972.19 $142.11 $5,583.40 $193.05 $51 .29 $125.24 $4,411 .49 $28,827.55 $71.75 $1.57 2.2% Delta is also requesting a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to construct a pipeline that will provide a second feed to the Nicholasville portion of its system. Delta is proposing changes to the terms and conditions of its Farm Tap service. Delta is also including a $150.00 installation fee and $25.00 reconnection fee for its farm tap customers. Delta is also proposing to merge the Gas Cost Recovery adjustment that applies to its farm tap customers into the Gas Cost Recovery adjustment that applies to all other rate classes subject to a gas cost adjustment. Delta is proposing revisions to its line extension tariff. Other proposed tariff modifications include minor revisions to the Pipe Replacement Program (“PRP”), resetting the PRP rate to $0 pursuant to the [current tariff, and elimination of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Surcredit. This application may be examined at the offices of Delta located at 3617 Lexington Road in Winchester, Kentucky, or on the company’s website at Whom. This application may also be examined at the offices of the Public Service Commission located at 211 Sower Boulevard in Frankfort, Kentucky, 1 Monday through Friday from 8:00 am — 4:30 pm or on the Commission's website at muggy. Comments regarding this application may be submitted by mail to the Public Service Commission, Post Office Box 615, Frankfort KY 40602; or through its website at The rates contained in this notice are the rates proposed by Delta but the Public Service Commission may order rates to be charged that differ from the proposed rates contained in this notice. Any person may submitgatimely written request for intervention to the Public Service Commission, Post Office Box 615, Frankfort, Kentucky 40602, which establishes the grounds for the request including the status and interest of the party. ' lithe Public Service Commission does not receive a written request for intervention within thirty (30) days of the providing at this notice. the Public Service Commission may take final action on the application.