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Page 4 The Woodville Republican, Thursday, May 7, 2015 hare by Bernell \ \ McGehee Ne Pi Hilll DYB Remembers Fallen A young life was lost last each game. Pine Hills de- week from Gloster when cided to give all proceeds Bryce Clark drowned in athat night from the "Bucket swimming accident in theCollection" to the mother of Amite River. Bryce Clark. $517.63 was The youth was on the Glo- collected from the bucket ster minor league team of for that game. The league the Pine Hills Dixie Youth then decided to donate an Baseball League. additional $232.37 to make Pine Hills DYB paid trib- it an even $750 for his ute to Bryce on Thursday, mother. April 23. It is heart warming to Bryce was the catcher know what the ballpark for Gloster and a last pitch and the public did to help was thrown to him with no out this family in their time catcher there. There was a of need. moment of silence as well Pine Hills is the oldest Those in attendance alsoDixie Youth league in the prayed for his family and State of Mississippi. friends. It is still around because If you have ever attended of the incredible and giving a Pine Hills DYB game you fans, parents and grand- know that the league pays parents, and that's why the it bills from "bucket money." Pine Hills league is still For years, parents, grand- operating the way it is. Fa- parents, and fans give athers and grandfatherswho donation in the bucket as played on this field are back it is passed around usually coaching and watching their around the 2nd inning ofsons and grandchildren. The five finger investment Marine Shale. I don't have a istent, about 4,200 foot while the -2 strategy is followed by a lot of full handle on it, yet. In fact, Some have suggested thiswas about 5,800 foot. I believe folks. I've even used it myself, rm not sure anyone does, but is the buy at the thumb and if companies, besides Encana, Whether we're talking about this is definitely not the five sell at the middle finger ap- could consistently drill and cattle or the stock market or finger investment strategy, proachandthatEncanaisus-produce 7,000 foot laterals whatever, here's what a lot of Encana, in particular, has ing this approach on mineral without drama it would en- folks do. laid out certain areas of inter- owners here. 121 allow you to courage new operating corn- To understand, hold up, mostly in southern Amite visualize this for yourself, panies to consider drilling hand and look at your fin- County. In the areas of inter- Ideally, other "operating here. But, issues continue to gers. When the price is at the est, Encana is offering less companies will find the TMS frustrate. level of the little finger, folks money for lease paymentsappealing soon. But, higher While we wait for higher think, "That's low. I should and a lowerroyaltypayment, oil prices must come first, oil prices and hope for ever buy some of that." But, they Longer lease terms are being And, well results need to con- improving well results, let's wait. sought, tinue to be good. see what the status is for pre- Then, the price rises toEncana seems to be pre- The limited information production wells at present. the level of the ring finger paring for the long haul and available from the latest pro- Drilling or Moving on: and they think, "That's sti!l a is cherry picking acreage in duction results isn't extreme- Wilkinson, Sanchez Bloom- good buy. I should buy some terms of geology, geography ly helpful. Ifs not that the er. of that." But, they wait. and lease terms...or so I have news is bad. It just isn't great. Awaiting fracture: Then, the price rises to the gathered. Official 24 hour test re- Wilkinson, Halcon Rog- level ofthemiddlefingerand My guess is Encana has suits from the Goodrich ers 1H, Halcon Creek Cot- they buy. decided the TMS will be a CMR-Foster Creek 8H-1 and tage West #1H; Amite, Soon the price drops to the long term asset of the corn- -2 wells north of Centreville Goodrich T. Lewis 7-38H-1; level of the index finger and pany and knows there is no were reported last week. The Tangipahoa Parish, Go- they think, '~I should dump competition challenging for -1 well tested at 922 barrels of odrich Kinchen 58H-1, Hal- this before I lose more." But, the acreage at this time. So, oil per day while the -2 tested con Franklin Post Prop H-1, they wait. Encana has selected the best at 805 barrels. The -1 well Goodrich B-Nez 43H-1 and Finally, the price drops to acreage geologically in its cur- was day 7 of flow back with a 2; Washington, Goodrich the level of the thumb and rent area of operations and is 14/64 choke while the -2 was Painter ETAL 5H-1; Go- they sell. attempting to weed out high- on day 13 with a 16/64 choke, odrich W. Alford 10H=1. That's the five finger in- er royalty payment leases. These numbers are nei: Flowing back: Wilkinson, vestment strategy. It's that old law of supply ther awe-insp'wing nor terri- Sanchez Morris #2H; Amite, Successful operations and demand thingy, again, bly disappointing, at least on Encana Reese 16H-1 and En- don't follow that approach. And, the process is supported a per lateral foot basis. Awe- cana McIntesh 15H-1. And, so we get to the point, by the unit process whereby inspiring would be helphil. Provide feedback for this There is a change occur-competition in the permitted Unfortunately, beth laterals column to bernellmcgehee@ ring here in the Tuscaloosa units is pretty much nonex- were cut short. The -1 was Woodville UMB Play With 3 Wins The 10-and-under girl's coming in relief to dombine sofLball team sponsored by for the win with allowing the Woodville Branch of only a2hitter. United Mississippi Bank l~ading at the plate for started play in the West Fe- U%,3 were Straight, Ada liciana Parish (La.) league ,~hley and Randall with one on Friday, April 24, with a single each. win against Relocation Cen- Thursday, April 30, saw ter, 9-2. UMB on top by a score of 12- Anna Charlotte Redhead 6 over the Relocation team. was the winning pitcher for Ft. Adams & Lake Mary by Rhonda Quirk by Rhonda.M. Quirk and the holey, dilapidated street peeked through the The heavy thunder- mud covered path leading to storms that passed through Hwy. 24. Of course, I had to last Monday, April 27, left put the truck in four wheel me stranded on the backdrive to-ease on through it. street of Fort Adams for a Hopefully soon repair work short while. I waited un- will begin in Fort Adams. til I thought most of rain Lake Mary Road has Redhead was the winning and wind had subsided to dried up from the recent UMB as she allowed only I pitcher for UMB, with Ford even attempt to make therains but there hasn't been hit in her first start, and Straight helping to corn- mud ride on the Back Street. any attempt to grade it so Leading the way at the bine to pitch a 2 hitter. I have been working on athat the fishermen can eas- plate was Redhead, Brooke The defensive highlightsremodeling project for Mr. fly access the lake. There is Straight and Cassidy Wll- for the game were Neely Doug Ogden, whose camp plenty of gravel on the banks liams with 2 singles each, fol- Passinger catching a foul is located right past the big of the road that needs to be lowed by Addison Summers, ball, and Randall and Red- washout. While I was busy in the read. Many folks enjoy Ava Randall, Mallory Ford head turning a double play painting, another storm fishing in the high water and and Kirsten Calecas, all with to stop a rally by their op- was brewing and it stormed even though much of Lake 1 single each. ponent, for about 15 minutes. The Mary Road is underwater, The local squad's next At the plate Ford lead the high cliffs behind the camp folks are still ba~ling the game was played on Satur- way with 2 singles, while looked like a waterfall, and road conditions to reach a day, April 25, with LIMB on Randall, Redhead, Pass- soon the streets resembled a boat launching point. Lots of top by 11-0 against the Mag inger, Cheilyn Bolden, Sum- raging river. Jackson Point fishermen are also launch- Care team. mers, Williams and Straight Read was already covered in ing from Jackson Point Road, SNAKE HITCHES RIDE -- Lake Mary area resi- Straight was the winningall contributed one single water because of the recent which is almost fully covered dent Mike Quirk started up his RTV recently to pitcher for UMB, with Ford each. Mississippi River rise, and by water. However, we are all this heavy rain water expecting to be able to drive use it for an errand. The operator noticed that the was streaming toward it,in soon. motor wasn't running properly, so when he opened without any place to drain. There is an article in this the engine compartment, he was surprised at what It takes only a short while month's Bluffs and Bayous he found. It was a large, spotted king snake curled for rain water to recede from magazine about revitalizing up on the top of the engine. "With the recent cold the streets, but I was stress- downtown Vicksburg written ing out because every time by Cheryl Rinehart, and it weather, I guess he just needed to find him a warm Fort Adams gets a pound-is about Mr. Tim Cantwell's spot to rest," Quirk commented -- Photo Submitted ing rain more of the streets contributions to the rebirth are washed away. There of this project. Mr. Cantwell isn't much "street" left on comments that The Missis- about it. He also states how much potential for tourism the Back Street in the first sippi River is a spectacular he wants everyone to era- and the outdoor industry, if place. Finally, the water wonder of the world, and brace the river and bring The Far Corner is properly I eli Istpped flwing acras it Vicksburg has frgtten everyne back to a grand ap- maintained" predation of what the river Soon things will be back ~ cia~ really means. I feel thesame to normal around here. The Vet n H pita! Handgrabbir g Se| way about Lake Mary and high water and hopefully 12T 0S y tson Fort Adams. We have such the "bull" gnats will be gone. a prime resource that has Many of the swamp scenes Opened Frid W, May 1st been discarded for years. It will disappear, onlytebere- will be very hard to over- placed with farm and hunt- come the years of neglect, but ing land but there is always A tradition unlike anyon!" with time and perseverance something new and exciting other began May 1. Grab- Anglers must have ait can be done. No, we won't to experience in The Far Cor- bling, handgrabbing, hand- valid sport fishing license to ever be the next Vicksburg ner. fishing, or noodling- what- grabble for catfish. Artificial or Natchez but if everyone Oh! Hand grabbing or ever you call it -- catching structures can be used but would work together to uti- noodling season started Fri- catfish with your hands is must be made ofwoed. 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