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  1. Off-duty state trooper killed while driving home from MHP Christmas partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | The Mississippi Press

    ... of Brookhaven was pronounced dead early Friday at Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center in McComb. Amite County Sheriff Tim Wroten says Powell's 2008 Dodge pickup had a tire blowout, veered off the road and flipped over. The wreck happened ...

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  2. Gloster fires police chiefRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Aldermen in the Amite County town of Gloster have fired the police chief who had been suspended without pay, suspended the current interim chief without pay, and promoted an officer to interim chief. The Enterprise-Journal reports the board voted Friday to terminate chief Dandridge Brooks and suspended interim Terry?Boss.

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  3. Amite loses bid gambleRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The Amite County School Board's gamble to reject oil lease bids in September in hopes of holding out for more money didn't pay off. The Enterprise-Journal reports schools board members learned Thursday that no bids were submitted for oil leases on 16th Section lands.

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  4. Goodrich Petroleum: The TMS Is Making Steady ProgressRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Seeking Alpha

    ... (NYSE: ECA ), Comstock (NYSE: CRK ) and Sanchez Energy (NYSE: SN ). Goodrich-operated Spears 31-6H-1 well in Amite County, Mississippi, has achieved a peak 24-hour production rate to date of ~1,360 boe/day, comprised of 1,290 barrels of oil (95%) ...

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  5. In search of black gold in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... five years," said Herrin. "They're going to be still drilling." It's the work on the front end that's keeping Amite County Chancery Clerk Ronny Taylor busy. His office has been overrun with landmen searching for who owns certain property and mineral ...

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  6. Amite, Wilkinson plan to use treated sewage to spur fracking operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Mississippi Business Journal

    Officials of Amite and Wilkinson counties are preparing a plan for a water district they say will enhance hydraulic fracturing operations in their region while generating dollars for sorely needed road and bridge maintenance.

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  7. Goodrich reports three Tangipahoa wells underwayRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... will be in the Tuscaloosa. The company's recent wells have produced encouraging results. The Spears 31-6H-1 in Amite County, Mississippi, had a peak 24-hour production rate equivalent to 1,360 barrels of oil per day. The CMR/Foster Creek 24-13H-1 in ...

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  8. 'You lose a child and, like I said, you just realize how much you have'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    We have an exclusive one-on-one interview with the father of a woman found dead in a rural part of Amite County. We also have exclusive video of 31 year old Justin Whittington just minutes after he was charged with one count of desecration of a body and one count of tampering with physical evidence following the death of 26 year old Brittany Gill.

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  9. Water pipeline could serve oilfieldsRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Wilkinson County officials are looking at using water from a popular fishing lake near the Louisiana line to provide water for oilfield fracking in southwest Mississippi. The Enterprise-Journal reports that county administrator Bruce Lewis told a group this past week that the water pipeline would run from Lake Mary - also known as Old River Lake - through Wilkinson and Amite counties.

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  10. 'Jane Doe' body found in Amite CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The body of a 'Jane Doe' was found in Amite County on Monday afternoon between 2 and 2:30 pm. The county's coroner, William Sharp, did not tell us exactly where the body was found.

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  11. Louisianaa s Tuscaloosa, Haynesville shales hampered by oil, natural gas pricesRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... a lot of capital, Barrell said. Barrell said 50 wells have been completed in the Tuscaloosa, most of them in Amite County, Mississippi. Wilkinson County is expected to catch up quickly. Tangipahoa and St. Helena parishes will do so eventually. ...

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  12. Mississippi regulators mulling changes to oil drilling rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    This photo taken on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, shows pipes carrying water to fracking wells from the Amite River along Mary Wall Bridge Road in Gillsburg, Miss. It takes between 6 million and 11 million gallons of water to frack an oil well in the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale formation of southwest Mississippi and central Louisiana.

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  13. ROACH, Rutha N.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice ROACH, Major Rutha N. age 70, of Dayton, born November 13, 1943 in Amite County, MS, was called to Glory, Thursday, October 2, 2014. A graduate of Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, class of 1962.

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  14. Goodrich Petroleum: A Positive TMS UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Seeking Alpha

    ... as a whole, as it demonstrates consistency of both execution and well performance. The Bates 25-24H-1 well in Amite County, Mississippi completed with a ~4,850 foot lateral and 19 frac stages, achieved a 24-hour IP rate of 938 barrels of oil and 373 ...

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  15. Goodrich Petroleum announces Tuscaloosa Marine Shale well updateRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | Theflyonthewall.com

    Goodrich Petroleum announces Tuscaloosa Marine Shale well update Goodrich Petroleum announced a Tuscaloosa Marine Shale operational update. The company's Bates 25-24H-1 well in Amite County, Mississippi, which was completed with an approximate 4,850 foot lateral and was fracked with 19 stages, achieved a peak 24-hour average production rate of 1,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day, comprised of 938 barrels of oil and 373 Mcf of gas on a 17/64 inch choke.

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  16. Planned Tuscaloosa Marine Shale lodges akin to man camps elsewhereRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | Switched

    ... said it won't be needed for the company's employees. Meanwhile, at Encana Services Co., which is active in Amite County, Miss., "we're still in an exploration phase at this point so the number of Encana employees on site at any one time is fairly ...

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  17. Goodrich Petroleum - Another Strong TMS ResultRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | Seeking Alpha

    ... from an ~6,000 foot lateral with 22 frac stages (1,250 boe/d on a two-stream basis). The well is located in Amite County, Mississippi (the map below). On a per lateral foot basis, the result is essentially in line with the current cutting edge IP ...

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  18. Goodrich reports TMS well resultsRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2014 | The Advocate

    Houston-based Goodrich Petroleum Corp. reported that its latest Tuscaloosa Marine Shale Well, located in Amite County, Miss., had a peak initial production rate equivalent to 1,250 barrels of oil per day.

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  19. Halcon Resources: Eagle Ford Update And Latest TMS Data PointsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | Seeking Alpha

    ... during their recent conference call - provide a strongly positive read-across to Halcn. The Lewis 7-18H-1 in Amite County, Mississippi, had a peak 24-hour rate of ~1,500 Boe/d (93% oil) from an ~8,100 foot lateral with 29 frac stages on a 18/64 inch ...

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  20. Tuscaloosa Marine Shale - It WorksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | Seeking Alpha

    ... performance in the play. Encana-operated Lewis 7-18H-1 well (in which Goodrich owns 17% working interest) in Amite County, Mississippi, had a peak 24-hour rate to date of ~1,500 Boe/d (93% oil) from an approximate 8,100 foot lateral with 29 frac ...

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