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You are summoned to appear and defend against the Petition To Adjudicate Heirs At Law Of Cinda Loretta Stanwood, filed against you in this action at 9:30 o'clock a. m. on the 5th day of August, 2015, in the courtroom of the Wilkinson County Courthouse at Woodville, Mississip- pi, and in case of your failure to ap- pear and defend, a Judgment will be entered against you for the money and other things demanded in the Petition To Adjudicate Heirs At Law Of Cinda Loretta Stanwood. You are not required to file an answer or other pleading, but you may do so if you desire. Issued under my hand and seal of said Court, this the 3rd day of June, 2015. Is/Thomas C. Tolliver, Jr. By: Aquino Sanders, DC Thomas C. Tolliver, Wilkinson County Chancery Clerk (SEAL) 6/11, 6/18, 6/25, 7/1/15 NOTICE OF EMPLOYMENT The Town of Woodville is con- sidering the hiring of one Part-Time Radio Dispatcher to work at the Woodville Police Department, The applicants must be 18 years of age or older, high school graduate or equivalent. Applicants must have the skills to exercise patience when dealing with the public. Applicants must work well in an office environment. Applicants must be able to work different shifts including holidays. Applicants must be able to pass the FBI background check. Applicants must be able to be bonded. Applicants must pass a drug test. Dispatching experience is pre- ferred but not a requirement. Application forms can be ob- tained at the Woodville Town Hall, 510 Main Street, Woodville, MS 39669 Applications must be received in the Woodville Police Department by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, June 26, 2015, to be considered for hire. The Board of Aldermen reserves the right to deny any and all ap- plications. /s/Cathy McCurley Cathy McCurley Town Clerk 6/11 6/18/15 Wilkinson County School District Notice to Bidders The Wilkinson County Board of Education will receive sealed bids in the office of the County Superin- tendent of Education until 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 8, 2015, to pur- chase the items as follows; Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Specifications for the above items are available, upon request, in the office of the County Superinten- dent of Education which is located at 488 .Main Street, Woodville, Missis- sippi 39669 ....... v ............  The Board reserves the right to reject any and all bids or to waive any irregularities. /s/Timothy T. Scott Timothy T. Scott Superintendent of Education Wilkinson County Schools 6/18 6/26/15 PUBLIC NOTICE OF INVITATION TO BID FOR OIL, GAS AND MINERAL LEASE ON SIXTEENTH SECTION PUBUC SCHOOL TRUST LANDS IN WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI TO ALL PERSONS INTER- ESTED IN THE FOLLOWING DE- SCRIBED LAND: All of Section 15, Township 3 North, Range 1 West, Wilkinson County, Mississippi, containing 689.15 acres, more or less. You are hereby notified and in- vited to submit sealed bid proposals for leasing the above described Six- teenth Section Public School Trust Land for oil, gas and mineral explo- ration, development and production. The form of the lease including, the primary term of said lease, the royalty to be retained by Lessor, and the amount of the annual delay rentals, has been prescribed by the Board of Education of the Wilkinson County School District, and only the bonus consideration to be paid by the Lessee for the lease is subject to bid. The lease form with the terms so prescribed is on file and avail- able for inspection during regular business hours in the office of the Superintendent of Education of said School District at the street address given below. Bids may be filed .with the Superintendent of Education of Wilkinson County School District whose office is located at 488 Main Street, Woodville, Mississippi, on or before 5:00 o'clock P.M. on the 12th day of August, 2015, after which time no further bids will be accepted. Bids must be submitted on all of the above described land. as a single tract. All bids must be tendered and expressed as the dollar amount per mineral acre and as the total dollar amount, and a certified check for the total dollar amount of the lease bonus consideration must be included with the bid when submitted. Each bid must be on the form prescribed and available from the office of the Su- perintendent of Education and shall be submitted in a sealed envelope addressed to the Board of Educa- tion of the Wilkinson County School District and plainly marked on the outside of the envelope "BID FOR OIL, GAS AND MINERAL LEASE, SECTION 15, T3N-RlW." Sealed bids will be opened at the regular meeting of said Board of Education to be held at 5:00 o'clock P.M. on the 12th day of August, 2015, at 488 Main Street, Woodville, Mississippi. The Board of Education reserves the right to reject any and all bids. If one or more acceptable bids are received, the Board of Education will award said lease to the highest bid- der in the manner provided by law. The above described land is made available for leasing under the provisions of Section 29-3-99 of the Mississippi Code Annotated 1972, as amended. By order of the Board of Educa- tion of the Wilkinson County School District on this the 10th day of June, 2015. BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE WILKINSON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT BY: s/Charlie Floyd CHARLIE FLOYD, PRESIDENT s/Timothy Scott TIMOTHY SCOTT, SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION OF WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI 6/18, 6/25, 7/2/1_5 SMCC Offering Accelerated Online Summer Classes June 29-July 24 Southwest Mississippi Com- munity College is offering ac- celerated online classes this summer from Monday, June 29, through Friday, July 24. Call 601.276.3706 or e-marl showsa@smcaedu to request your class! Farm Field Day Covers Increasing Profits Farmers and producers can learn hew to increase profits during a series of field days at the Alliance for Sustainable Agricultural Production Farm near Goodman. Ellen Polishuk, a long-time Virginia vegetable grower, will return for part two of the Growing Farm Profits pro- gram on Friday, June 19. Her farm served as a case study in part one of this session earlier in 2015. Topics include practical applications of profit manage- ment and derision maldng in the field. Participants also will tour two local farms that use these strategies. The field day begins at 10 am. and ends at 3:30 pan. At- tendance is free, but preregis- tration is required. Lunch and materials will be provided. Field days are scheduled for the third Friday of each month. The last field day is set for De- cem 11. To register for field day or for more information, contact Keith Benson at 601-988-4999 or keithmdpC-ahoo.com. The Alliance for Sustainable Agri- cultural Production is located in Holmes County between and Durant. It is 1 mile southwest of Highway 51 at 1184 Coleman Road. The Southern Sustainable Agricultural Working Group, or Southern SWAG, is partner- ing with the alliance to produce this month's field day. The Mississippi State Uni- versity Extension Service, Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Alcorn State University Exten- sion Program and University of Mississippi Transactional Legal Clinic produces the se- ries. The ppi Depart- ment of Agriculture and Com- merce and U. S. Department of Agriculture Specialty Crop Grant Program hind it. THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI WlLK|NgON COUNTY NOTICE TO BIDDERS Pursuant to Section 17-21-53 through Section 17-21-55 of the Mis- sissippi Code of 1972, the Wilkinson County Board of Supervisors will on the 6th day of July, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. receive bids in order to borrow funds for one (1) loan as follows, to wit: The sum of One Hundred Eighty-Three Thousand Seven Hundred Ninety and 45/100 Dollars ($183,790.45) which shall be due and payable in 12 monthly install- ments together with interest thereon with the first of said payments being due and payable 30 days from the execution of the negotiable note or certificate of indebtedness. The rate of interest for the ne- gotiable note or certificate of indebt- edness shall not exceed that now or hereafter authorized in Section 75-17-101 of the Mississippi Code of 1972. The Board of Supervisors re- serves the right to reject any and all bids. This the 15th day of June, 2015. /s/Thomas C. Tolliver, Jr. THOMAS C. TOLLIVER, JR. Clerk to the Wilkinson County Board of Supervisors (SEAL) 6/18/lw NOTICE TO SUPPLIERS OF COMMODITIES AS DEFINED IN SECTION 31-7-1 (E) OF MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, AS AMENDED Sealed bids will be received by the Board of Supervisors of Wilkin- son County, Mississippi, up to 10:00 o'clock A.M. on July 7, 2015 to fur- nish Wilkinson County, Mississippi each and every Supervisors Sepa- rate Road District therein, with the following: Commodities to include gasoline products, tires, road building materi- als, asphalt, culverts, surfacing, strip- ing and all other road supplies and any and all goods covered by the definition of the term "commodities" in the above referenced section. The bid solicited is for a period of time from July through December 2015. Bids may be hand delivered until the time indicated above, or mailed to: Wilkinson County Board of Su- pervisors P.O. Box 1284 Woodville, MS 39669 Attn: Consandra J. Christmas All items bid should be FOB Woodville, Mississippi. Bids will be opened at the Board of Supervisors Office on July 7, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. and accepted. Vendors may be present during opening. The Board reserves the right to reject any and all bids. Witness my signature this the 8th of June of A.D., 2015. Consandra Johnson-Christmas Wilkinson County Purchasing Clerk 6/18, 6/25/15 IN THE .CHANCERY COURT OF WILKINSON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI ESTATE OF CHARLES JAMES, DECEASED CAUSE NO. 2015-180 NOTICE TO CREDITORS Letters Testamentary upon the Estate of Charles James, Deceased, having been granted and issued to the undersigned by the Chancery Court of Wilkinson County, Missis- sippi on the 8th day of June, 2015, all persons having claims against said Estate are hereby notified to have the same probated, registered and allowed by the Clerk of said Court within ninety (90) days from the date of first publication hereof or the same will be forever barred. This the 5th day of June, 2015 /s/ Gertrude Lawrence Gertrude Lawrence R/1R R/gK 7D 7/Q/1 The Woodville Republican, Thursday, June 18, 2015 Page 9 Tuscolooso Mlar|ne Shole News by Bernell McGehee Tuscaloosa Marine Shale (TMS) Three Wells Being Fracked q-_ere are three wells in the process of being fracked and brought into production here in the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale at this time, but there are no imminent drilling plans ofwhich I am aware. That said, the TMS hasn't left the radar. The Sanchez Bloomer 1H near Fort Adams should be wrapping up fracking opera- tions soon and flowing back shortly afterwards. Goodrich Petroleum is also performing a zipper frack on the B-Nez 43H-1 and 43H-2 wells in Tan- gipahoa Parish. I would expect these two wells to be flowing back by the end of June. Goodrich has four other wells scheduled to be fracked after the two B-Nez wells, but I haven't learned the pecking or- der on these fi-acks, yet. These four wells are the T. Lewis 7-38H-1 in Amite County, the Kinchen 58H-1 in Tangipahoa Parish and the Painter 5H-1 and W. Alford 10H-1 in Wash- ington Parish. Halcen also has five wells that have hot been fracked, but it is unknown when these wells will be completed. For the time being there are no rigs operating in the TMS. However, current plans are for Sanchez to drill 2-4 wells on the Macedonia site in late 2015 or early 2016. Likewise, rum- blings remain as to the possible return of Encana to the TMS. And, it wouldn't surprise me to see Goodrich return to drilling before the end of 2015. Obviously, the price of oil will be the biggest factor in whether plans are accelerated or put on hold. I have no doubt that $80+ oil ll be a motivator, but $70+ oil might be enough. Unfortunately, oil prices are less than $60 per barrel as of Friday, June 12. I continue to hear good news about prcluction num- bers on recently completed wells, espedally those brought in by Encana. Using barrels of oil numbers plnided by the ppi Oil and Gas Board, here follows a :nnv_mary for all wells completed by Encana since last July. Well Name, yddgh Month, Month Started, )tal Lewis 7-18H-1, 28,807, 7-14, $125,217; Lyons 35H-2, .34,743, 8-14, $131,711; Pintard 28H-2, 32,397, 9-14, $149,851; Sabine 12H-l, 29,701, 11- 14, $101,703; Sabine 12H-2, 27,525, 11- 14, $105,552; Ash 13H-1, 21,417, 1-15, $67203; Ash 13H-2, 21,417, 1-15, $8O,lOO; Mathis 29-17H-1, 34,715, 2-15, $81293; Longleaf 29H-1, 21,594, 3-15, $42,348; Longleaf 29H-2, 33,798, 3-15, $65,886; Lawson 25-13H-1, 37,986, 3-15, $48,311. All of the above wells are in Amite County, except the Pin- tard 28H-2, which is located in eastern Wilkinson Cunty. It would appear that Encana has demonstrated the ability to re- peatedly bring in high volume wells here in the TMS. It should come as no sur- prise that rumors are that when Encana returns it will be to first drill the areas be- tween the Lyons and Pintard wells and in the vidnil;y of the Mathis, Longieaf and Lawson wells. Stay tuned! Provide feedback for this column to bernellmcgehee@ gmai].com. "Today's Anticipations; Tomorrow's Realities"- WCHS 1978 Class M0tI0 It is certainly a reality that the Willdnson County High Class of 1978 had'an awesbme" celebration May 22 through May 25, 2015. The dass cel- &rated their 37th year dass reunion and it was magnifi- cent. On Friday, May 22, a Memorial Service was held at New Zion Hill Baptist Church honoring those deceased dass- mates. The deceased mem- bers' names were inscribed on a banner and a certificate was presented to the deceased members relatives. Reverend Tyser Brown gave an insph_g message. Festivities continued in the church fellowship hall, and the group ended the night with a gathering at the home of dassmates Mary and Fidal Anthony. The excitement continued on Saturday, May 23, with a picnic at the Woodvilh Park. The group enjoyed good food and good company from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. when every- one adjourned to get ready for the evening activities which were also held at the park. The ballroom was so elegantly decorated'by dassmate Ella Jo b4..n. ott and the aroma "oflhr. The evening activities in- chded prse..ntations to the classmatewho traveled the farthest, Ms. Cynthia Dal- court, who came from St. Jose, California; the classmate dth the youngest child, Michael Blackmore; the classmate with the oldest child, Tyser Brown; the classmate who worked the hardest, Cyntla Palmer, and the world's great- est host, Fidal Anthony. The classmates enjoyed music by DJ Too Big who entertained with music from the seventies and eighties. , The classmates were joined by several former administra- tors and advisors. The list in- cluded Mr. Thomas Tolliver, Ms. Elnora Veals, Mrs. Shirley Swain, Ms. Mildred McGhee and Mr. Charles Johnson. We, the reunion commit- tee, would llke thank everyone for their participation, and we look forward to seeing you the next time with the Class of 78 together again. ELITE ELEVEN: Biminate Littering/mprove 7he Environment "I am pleased to an- nounce the litter pick up is improving, thanks to the county's cleanup efforts," said Managing Director of Elite Eleven Bernice Fos- selman. "Cleanup is not an over- night task, it takes every- one to do their part to not litter," stated Fosselman. "According to the Depart- ment of Transportation, deliberate litter is a higher percentage of total litter in Mississippi than any other state." Fosselman started and completed a significant amount of cleanup on Nat- chez Street South inter- secting Hwy. 24 on April 22 and again on May 19, 2015 also. "A special thank you is sent to Alonso Dunbar and Mr. Fergnson for making it happen," said Fosselman. "Now, I hope people will get the message that Nat- chez Street is not a dump site," said Fosselman. "Al- so, thanks to the McDonald family for their contribu- tion." "I am periodically main- taining pick up on portions of the Pinckneyville Road," she continued. "It looked perfect a few weeks ago, but unfortunately it only lasted so long." "Please do not litter; dis- pose of trash when you stop at the nearest gas station, business facility or house trash can," said Fosselman. "Have a safe, joyful sum- mer!" she said in closing. LOVE YOUR COMMUNITY.* LOVE YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD! NOTICE TO NATURAL GAS CUSTOMERS OF THE TOWN OF CENTREVILLE Public Awareness Damage Prevention Notice The Town of Centreville owns and operates a natural gas distribution system in and around the Town of Centreville. The purpose of the gas system is to provide a reliable and safe, economical source of energy for heating purposes to the homes and businesses adjacent to the underground gas pipelines. The pipeline system has the capacity to reliably deliver natural gas to the customers. The hazards of natural gas are that it is odorless, colorless, tasteless, lighter than air and can ignite and]or explode with tremendous force when mixed with the right amount of air. Prevention measures taken include adding odorant to the gas to give it that distinctive smell, similar to rotten eggs, to warn us of its presence, testing the odorant level each calender month and performing annual gas leakage surveys. Anyone who may smell this odor in the Town of Centrevilh or notice any unusual conditions on or near gas mains, vents, . _.c:si.iif.s, or'especially inside of ' b'.,ra,uitding: thould,,V,Lhe Town of ..eO..i";;': immediitely. If you smell a strong gas odor inside a building, notify everyone in the building to leave. Do not operate any switches or use the phone. Go a safe distance away upwind of the gas smell and call the Town of Centrevilh. With any gas leak protect life first then property, then notify the Town of Centrelle. Pipeline markers are maintained along the pipeline right of way to inform the public of the underground gas line location. State and federal laws require excavators to notify the state One- Call Center 48 hours before digging. To obtain any information concerning the pipeline location call the Town of Centreville. If any excavation is planned you must notify the One-Call Center which will notify the Town of Centreville to locate any gas lines. Call 48 hours before digging. The Town of Centreville maintains membership in the state One-Call Center. Customers should report gas leaks or other gas related information to Town of CentreviUe. The Town of Centrex411e phone number is 601- 645-5218. The One-Call Center phone number is 1-800-227-6477. This information and the pipeline signs are provided as public awareness and damage prevention awareness notices. i i :!ii00ii!!ii!i00 i !i0000ili!il i!i i ii00ii ! ..... [ The Umn. arched Courage of a Soldier. The Stimate Sa@ce of a Town. The Unparalleled Vision of a Work[orce. Mississippi. A Legendary Force for Freedom. One Mississippian -- Lawrence Rahl3it" Kennedy --who served in the U.S. Army durirg Vietnam, remains one of the most decorated U.S. soldiers in history. One small town in Mississippi -- D'Lo -- sent proportionally more men t'o serve in orld Win- I1 than any other town in the country ... which was literally every eligible man in town. her elusive grasp the world over, One man. One town. One workorce, One state. Mississippi -- dedicated to freedom. You better believe it. $I$$IPPI yff00--- www. m ississppibetiett, corn