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Striking oil in Raywick

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By Stephen Lega, Landmark News Service

Fans of the television series “Dallas” will recall that Southfork was where the fictional Ewing family made its oil fortune.

Today, Dry Fork Road in Marion County is producing oil, and it’s real.

“It’s like anything you’d get out of the Middle East,” said Elmer George, who owns the property in question along with Joe Paul Daugherty.

They hired Tim Carnes and Paul Whitlow to drill a few months ago, and to date, they have shipped more then 350 barrels of oil.


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