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  1. 1 dies, 1 hurt in head-on crashRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... car driven by 48-year-old Russell Lovett, of Liberty, crossed lanes and collided head-on with Spoler's vehicle. Amite County Coroner Cam Sharp says authorities are trying to determine why Lovett's vehicle veered out of the lane. Spoler was taken by ...

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  2. Man accused of posing as fed to rob immigrantsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | Commercial Dispatch

    Amite County Sheriff Tim Wroten says a 37-year-old McComb man is accused of posing as a Border Patrol agent to rob three immigrants.

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  3. Man accused of posing as fed to rob immigrantsRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 20 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Amite County Sheriff Tim Wroten says a 37-year-old McComb man is accused of posing as a Border Patrol agent to rob three immigrants.

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  4. Goodrich Petroleum to ramp up oil, gas drilling along Louisiana, Mississippi borderRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | NOLA.com

    ... region. Three of those wells are nearing completion, including one located in West Feliciana Parish and two in Amite County, Miss. The company said it plans to increase its rigs in the area from three to five by the end of the year, though a final ...

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  5. Goodrich Petroleum Announces Tuscaloosa Marine Shale Well Result And Operational UpdateRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | Benzinga

    ... in West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, and its Denkmann 33-28H-2 (75% WI) and Bates 25-24H-1 (97.6% WI) wells in Amite County, Mississippi. The Company continues with drilling operations on its CMR-Foster Creek 24-13H-1 (84.7% WI) well in Wilkinson ...

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  6. Around Mississippi: Escaped inmates quickly recaptured in Alcorn CountyRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    ... say Cotton was not wearing a seatbelt and ejected from the vehicle. She was pronounced dead on the scene by the Amite County Coroner. I n Jackson , the president of Holmes Community College will be stepping down on June 30 to become associate ...

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  7. Judge sends deputy assault case to lower courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2014 | Sunherald.com

    Swill Charles of Zachary and Derrick Deamer of Baton Rouge say Amite County deputy Danny Meaux pulled a gun on them June 3. The Enterprise-Journal reports Meaux was working security at an oil well when he says he saw an oilfield wastewater truck run a vehicle off the road.

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  8. Oil exploration company gets $400M from private equity firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | Mississippi Business Journal

    A private equity firm will invest up to $400 million to support efforts by Houston-based HalcA3n Resources Corp to drill for oil on the 314,000 acres that HalcA3n has leased in the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale of southwest Mississippi and southeast Louisiana.

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  9. Tuscaloosa Marine Shale: Oil's thirst for waterRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... said wastewater is injected back underground into the oil formation, far below drinking water levels. Amite County has 10 active injection wells, he said. A typical injection zone is 8,500 to 8,900 feet deep. "We're very blessed in Mississippi to ...

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  10. Goodrich reports another well, improves drilling timeRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | The Advocate

    Goodrich Petroleum Corp. said its latest Tuscaloosa Marine Shale well, the Nunnery 12-1H-1 in Amite County, Miss., initially produced the equivalent of 815 barrels of oil per day.

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  11. Where will water come from -- and where will it go -- in Mississippi oil fracking boom?Read the original story

    Jun 15, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    In this photo taken on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, a pumping unit for providing water to fracking wells sits next to the Amite River on Mary Wall Bridge Road in Gillsburg, Miss.

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  12. Parts of Mississippi cleaning up after Tuesday storms leave damage, power outagesRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    ... Tuesday that touched down on the south side of Main Street and blew an elevated building off its blocks. Other Amite County buildings also had damage. "We shut off a breaker at a substation to kill the power and are working to ground it so our crews ...

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  13. Dark clouds and gusty windsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | WBRZ

    ... area wind damage reports. The National Weather Service has received reports of downed trees and powerlines in Amite County, Mississippi near Liberty. Snapped trees have also been reported in Pointe Coupee Parish near Batchelor. While some have ...

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  14. Firm wants to invest $400 million to drill for oil in Mississippi, LouisianaRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    A private equity firm will invest up to $400 million to support efforts by Houston-based Halcon Resources Corp to drill for oil on the 314,000 acres that Halcon has leased in the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale of southwest Mississippi and southeast Louisiana.

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  15. Pike County considers heavy truck road ordinanceRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Faced with the prospect of increased truck traffic due to oil activity in southwest Mississippi, Pike County supervisors are considering adopting an ordinance borrowed from Amite County supervisors.

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  16. Goodrich reports oil well successRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2014 | The News-Star

    Amite County, Mississippi, produced the equivalent of 1,387 barrels of oil and 337,000 cubic feet of natural gas in 24 hours.

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  17. Business briefsRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2014 | Sunherald.com

    ... BATON ROUGE -- Houston-based Goodrich Petroleum Corp. says its latest Tuscaloosa Marine Shale well, this one in Amite County, Miss., produced the equivalent of 1,387 barrels of oil and 337,000 cubic feet of natural gas in 24 hours. The company said ...

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  18. Commodities Today: E&P Names Making HeadlinesRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2014 | Seeking Alpha

    ... latest well, the C.H. Lewis 30-19H-1, which they have an 81.4% working interest in. The well is located in Amite County, Mississippi, and had a 24 hour production rate of 1,450 BOE. The total rate was comprised of 1,387 barrels of oil and 377 Mcf of ...

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  19. Photos: Bayou Country Superfest Fan Fest on SaturdayRead the original story

    May 24, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... and Ghost Town play, background, outside Tiger Stadium Saturday. Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Amite County, Mississippi residents, left to right, Diane Welch, her daughter Bridgette, 13, son Blake and husband Wendell bought four ...

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  20. Louisiana authorities arrest man suspected of kidnapping woman from MSRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... the St. Mary Parish Jail and is awaiting extradition to Mississippi. Deputies said they were contacted by the Amite County Sheriff's Office that Lightfoot had allegedly kidnapped a woman in Mississippi earlier that morning. Investigators believed ...

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