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Page 6 CLINCH VALLEY TIMES, St. Paul, VA, Thursday, May 16, 2013 Harold Lester Memorial Golf Tourney Aug. 9 Blue Devil baseballers take two by David Gregory three over the final two innings Castlewood's baseball teamand the two runners who reached earned a pair of shut out wins base, on base on balls, would not this past week. The first, an advance. important 1-0 victory, over The Devils moved into district foe Rye Cove: Thesecond alone with the win and second, Thursday evening, was a are now 5-2 in the Cumberland 10-0 win in six innings over the District. Lee Generals. Castlewood earned its Dakota Grizzel pitched the second stiut out of the week with on the mound as well. The senior allowed only one base runner through the first three. Going into their half of the sixth inning, the Devils held a slim 2-0 lead. Then hits from Tyler Austin, Craig Jacobs (4-4) and Matt Smith sparked an eight run sixth for Castlewood. The Blue Devils batted around and Blue Devils to the 1-0 wina 10-0 six inning win over Lee RBI's by Sloce, Hartley, Jacobs Tuesday against the Eagles. He High. and Hileman would make the allowed just one hit over the The Devils bats were cold score 10-0. seven innings while fanning 14. through the early going. Then a Sloce got the win allowing The Blue Devils' only run came pair of singles got a run home in only three hits over six innings in the top of the fifth when Tyler the third with Matt Smith and without giving up a base on Austin (2-2) doubled and came Blake Sloce combining for the balls. around to score on Gavin run. Castle~ood had 1 run on 4 Collins' RBI single. Sloce held the Generals inhits with llerror while Rye Cove Grizzel would strike outcheck taking care of his duties had 0 runs'on 1 hit and 1 error. Castlewood had 10 runs on Union gets by Eastside 10 hits without any errors while Lee High had 0 runs on 3 hits by Allen Gregory and Baugh and Will Hubbard in and 1 error. On May 10, at Alumni the second to produce a pair of Field, the visiting Union Bears runs in the first two innings to American Legion got by Eastside by a score of 5- take an early lead. 1. The game, as billed, was An errant throw by Post 208 meetings close and hard fought through- Spartan outfielder led to one Ut'Each team had four hits and the two Bear second inningRussell County Veterans, runs. American Legion Post 208 meets each team committed two While the Spartans first two the second Thursday, monthly at'. errors. Plus the Spartans pitchers had early problems, 6:30 p.m. in the downstairs of the pitching corps was not sharp in Derrick Watkins, the Bears' Good Shepherd Catholic Church, the first two innings, between outstanding pitcher, was on Main Street, Lebanon. All Nick Sturgill and Matt Green target throughout the whole veterans welcome. who pitchedinthe first two.game and kept the Spartan For information call (276) While the Spartans were hirers off balance throughout 889-0155. struggling with their control on most of the game and was able A A -the mound, the Bears got key to keep the Spartans off the hits from Ben Baugh in the first bases to get the win. NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC OF AN APPLICATION BY KENTUCKY UTIUTIES COMPANY d/bla OLD DOMINION POWER COMPANY FOR A GENERAL INCREASE IN RATES CASE NO. PUE-2013-00013 On April 1, 2013, Kentucky Utilities Company d/b/a Old Dominion Power Company (=KU/ODP= or "Company=) filed an application (=Application') with the StateCorporation Commission ('Commission') requesting authority to increase its base rates pursuant to Chapter 10 oftitle 56 ( 56-232 et seq.) of the Code of Virginia ("Code') and the Rules Governing Utility Rate Applications and Annual Informational Filings, 20 VAC 5-201-10 et seq. KU/ODP seeks an increase in base rates in the amount of $6.5 million over present total revenues, or a 9.59% increase in its total operating revenues, including fuel. According to the Company, the proposed rate increase would raise the monthly bill of a residential customer using 1000 kilowatt hours ('kWh=) of electricity from $91.77 per month to $101.34 per month, an increase of $9.57 or 10.43%. The proposed rate increase includes a $4 increase, from $8 to $12, in the monthly customer charge, in addition to a .557 cent per kWh increase in the energy charge, from the current rate of 5.198 cents per kWh to the proposed rate of 5.755 cents per kWh. The Commission has suspended implementation of the proposed revisions to the Company's rates, tolls, and charges until a final order is issued in this proceeding. The Commission's Order for Notice and Hearing, among other things, scheduled public hearings to be held in Norton and Richmond, Virginia. A public hearing will be convened on June 24, 2013, beginning at 4 p.m. and reconvening at 7 p.m. in the City of Norton Municipal Building, City Council Chambers, 618 Virginia Avenue, Norton, Virginia 24273, for the sole i purpose of receiving the testimony of public witnesses. The public hearing will resume on October 1, 2013, beginning at 10 a.m. in the Commission's Second Floor Courtroom, Tyler Building, 1300 East Main Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219, for the purpose of receiving testimony from members of the public and evidence related to the Application from the Company, any respondents, and the Commission's Staff. Any person desiring to testify as a public witness should appear at the hearing location fifteen (15) minutes before the starting time of the hearing and contact the Commission's Bailiff. Individuals with disabilities who require an accommodation to participate in the hearing should contact the Commission at least seven (7) days before the scheduled hearing dates at 1-800-552-7945 (voice) or 1-804-371-9206 (TDD). Interested persons are encouraged to review the Application and supporting documents for the details of these and other proposals. While the total revenue that may be approved by the Commission is limited to the amount produced by the Company's proposed rates, TAKE NOTICE that the Commission may approve revenues and adopt rates, fees, charges, tariff revisions, and terms and conditions of service that differ from those appearing in the Company's Application and supporting documents and may apportion revenues among customer classes and/or design rates in a manner differing from that shown in the Company's Application and supporting documents. The Company's Application and the Commission's Order for Notice and Hearing are available for public inspection during regular business hours at each of the Company's business offices in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Copies also may be obtained by submitting a written request to counsel for the Company, Kendrick R. Riggsl Esquire, Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC, 2000 PNC Plaza, 500 West Jefferson Street, Louisville, Kentucky 40202-2828. If acceptable to the requesting party, the Company may provide the Application by electronic means. ,= Copies of the public version of all documents filed in Case No. PUE-2013-00013 also are available for interested persons to review in the Commission's Document Control Center, located on the First Floor of the Tyler Building, 1300 East Main Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219, between the hours of 8:15 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. ,Interested persons also may download unofficial copies from the Commission's website.- httD://www.scc.virginia.oov/ca~. Any person or entity may participate as a respondent in this proceeding by filing, on or before June 20, 2013, a notice of participation. If not filed electronically, an original and fifteen (15) copies of the notice of participation shall be submitted to Joel H. Peck, Clerk, State Corporation Commission, c/o Document Control Center, P.O. Box 2118, Richmond, Virginia 23218-2118. A copy of the notice of participation as a respondent also must be sent to counsel for the Company at the address set forth above. Pursuant to Rule 5 VAC 5-20-80 B, Participation as a respondent of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (=Rules of Practice"), any notice of participation shall set forth: (i) a precise statement of the interest of the respondent; (ii) a statement of the specific action sought to the extent then known; and (iii) the factual and legal basis for the action. All filings shall refer to Case No. PUE-2013-00013. For additional information about participation as a respondent, any person or entity should obtain a copy of the Commission's Order for Notice and Hearing. On or before July 18, 2013, each respondent may file with the Clerk of the Commission and serve on the Commission's Staff, the Company, and all respondents any testimony and exhibits by which the respondent expects to establish its case. If not filed electronically, an original and fifteen (15) copies of such testimony and exhibits shall be submitted to the Clerk of the Commission at the address set forth above. Respondents shall comply with the Commission's Rules of Practice, including: 5 VAC 5-20-140, Filing and service; 5 VAC 5-2.0-150, Copies and format;, and 5 VAC 5-20-240, Prepared testimony and exhibits. On or before September 26, 2013, any interested person wishing to comment on the Company's Application shall file such comments with the Clerk of the Commission at the address set forth above. Any interested person desir!ng to submit comments electronically may do so by following the instructions 0n the Commission's website: htto://www.scc.virginia.9ov/case. All such comments shall refer to Case No. PUE-2013-00013. The Commission's Rules of Practice may be viewed at: httv://www.scc.virginia.9ov/case. A printed copy of the Rules of Practice and an official copy of the Commission's Order for Notice and Hearing in this proceeding may be obtained from the Clerk of the Commission at the address set forth above. KENTUCKY UTILITIES COMPANY d/b/a OLD DOMINION POWER COMPANY Make plans now to parti- sands of people during his life- cipate in the Third Annualtime. In his memory, they estab- Harold Lester Memorial Golf lished The Harold Lester Mem- tournament on Friday, August 9th orial Fund as part of MEOC's at Lonesome Pine Country Club Mountain Laurel Cancer Re- in Big Stone Gap. All proceeds source and Support Center from this event will support the which assists cancer patients in Harold Lester Memorial Fund of Lee, Scott or Wise County or the the Mountain Laurel CancerCity of Norton. Support and Resource Center of There are several ways to Mountain Empire Older participate in the tourney as Citizens, Inc. either a player, company sponsor Proceeds from lastyear'sor individual sponsor. All dona- event, more than $7,000, have tions are tax deductible Spon- been used to help meet many of sorship levels are as follows: the unexpected needs of cancer Level 1 $475 Four Person patients not addressed by other team Hole Sponsor cancer resources. Every dollar Level 2 $400 Four person raised at this event directly as- team Company name on tour- lkennedy@meoc.org. nament board Level 3 $100 Hole Sponsor Company or Individual Name on Tee Box Level 4 $100 Individual par- ticipation in tournament (tourna- ment committee will place you on a team) Level 5 Donation of any amount Business/Individual Sponsor Mulligan package is included in each sponsorship level. For more information on the levels of sponsorship or to receive an entry form, please contact Leigh Ann Bolinskey at 276.523.4202 or email sists cancer patients in southwest Virginia. Many lives have been Lady Devils win touched as a result of the Harold by Allen Gregory Fields was also very profic- Lester Memorial Fund, but, On Wednesday, May 8, the ient at the plate for her team as unfortunately, there are many Lady Devils of Castlewood had she lashed out two doubles and more persons diagnosed with their hitting shoes on as they drove in three runs. cancer each month. You and thumped the Lady Eagles of Fields had plenty of help on your friends can help meet the Rye Cove 12-2. offense as Haley Crabtree, Lexi needs of those with cancer by Kelsey Fields got the win Kennedy and Chelsie McCall supporting the annual Harold for the Blue Devils and had a each had two hits. Lester benefit Memorial Golf no hitter going until the third Castlewood holds second Tournament. inning when she gave up two place in the Cumberland Dis- hits. trict with a record of 6 and 2. When Lester lost his battle with cancer, his family and Cliffhanger Ranch Adventure friends hoped to find a way to honor his memory while helpingkgtp t"'U~---OS " others in need as a remembrance of the devotion he embodied to To Partner with several American Hiking Society National Trails Day caring for and assisting thou- Events- Bring your Horses, Bikes, Kayak, Canoe and Camping Gear Wise Co. Sheriff's On June 1st, Cliffhanger Ranch Adventure Outpost has office offers partnered with several nearby events in celebration of "Good Morning American Hiking Society's 21=t annual National Trails Day. The Wise County event will be held at 11703 Cordertown Rd., Coeburn from The Wise County Sheriff's Saturday 6-1 thru 6-2. (Camping Office offers a free service to starting Friday afternoon) We all seniors of Wise County and are centrally located to Several the City of Norton. The Good National Trails Day events: Morning Wise County program Little Stoney Horseback Ride, provides a volunteer to call and Guest River Gorge Walk/Hike, check on the welfare of all and The Clinch Coalition Hike participants, to determine if down Chief Benge. There will they have food, heat in winter, be a unique opportunity to see and cooling in the summer, the Dukes of Hazard's General They also want to make sure Lee all day Saturday. We will participants in the program are offer Primitive Camping, not being abused, mistreated, Limited Bike Rental, Kayak or neglected. Rental, Professional Bull Whip All eligible seniors are en- Artist Show, Bon Fires, Food, couraged to sign up and use Fun and Cowboy Church on this free service. To sign up Sunday at 10:00. call Wilma at 276-328-7114 A long-standing celebration and leave your name and of America's magnificent trail phone number, system and its countless You may also call Sheriff Oakes, or a member of his staff, at 276-328-3756. The only information required is your name, address, phone number, and a contact person in case of emergency. to Southwest Virginia supporters and volunteers, National Trails Day (NTD) is celebrated in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. National Trails Day across the Country is an open invitation to all Americans to get outside and connect with nature through local hiking clubs, outdoor retailers, local parks and recreational departments or federal land managing agencies to experience everything the great outdoors has to offer. Sponsors include Clinch Valley Outfitters, LLC, Rich Hollman/Bull Whip Artist, Wise County Lumber, Spearhead Trailblazers, Meade Tractor and others. For more information on Clifflaanger Ranch Adventure Outpost 2013 NTD event, please visit our website at http://cliffhangerranch.wordpres s.com or contact R. Nathan Ormes at crd98@vci.net or call 270-836-7708. AIRLINE CAREERS ...................... BEGIN HERE Become an Aviation Maintenance Tech. 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