Amite County Newswire

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  1. Goodrich Petroleum producing oil, gas from second Tuscaloosa wellRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | NOLA.com

    ... well across the state border in Wilkinson County, Mississippi. The company is drilling two more wells in Amite County, Miss., a third in East Feliciana Parish and a fourth in West Feliciana Parish. Investor interest in the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale ...

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  2. Sawtimber, pulpwood markets improving, but challenges remainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 14 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... ramps up at the Amite BioEnergy pellet mill in Gloster. Drax Biomass International is building the mill in Amite County to produce wood pellets for a power plant in Great Britain. Ann Davis, Wilkinson County coordinator for the MSU Extension ...

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  3. Amite hesitates over landfill for oil wasteRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | Commercial Dispatch

    Amite County supervisors are hesitating over a plan to allow a landfill to bury oilfield waste and inject brine wastewater underground.

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  4. Tangipahoa Parish well production numbers inRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | The Advocate

    ... the Crosby 12H-1 well in Wilkinson County, Miss. Goodrich also said it drilled its C.H. Lewis 30-19H-1 well in Amite County, Miss., in 36 days. The horizontal section of the sell is around 6,600 feet long. Goodrich plans to begin fracking the well ...

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  5. Falling tree kills man in Amite CountyRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 6 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Amite County coroner says a Liberty man was killed Wednesday when a tree he was cutting fell on him.

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  6. Fort Hood victim from McComb out of the hospitalRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 5 | Hattiesburg American

    ... nearly a week so he could make it. The leave was then extended to two days. Jonathan Westbrook graduated from Amite County High School in 1999 and attended the University of Southern Mississippi, according to his Facebook page. "He was a very ...

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  7. Amite County soldier wounded in Ft. Hood shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 4 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A Smithdale man is one of sixteen people injured in Wednesday's shooting rampage at Fort Hood in Texas.

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  8. Hosemann: 'Opposition has melted away' to voter IDRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Hattiesburg American

    ... witnessing an explosion of revenue in fracking," he said. "I have signed about $9 million in bonus payments for Amite County. Wilkinson (County) is over $6 million in bonus payments. That's a staggering amount of money for counties who have very ...

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  9. Local author weaves tale using fact and fictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 28 | De Funiak Springs Herald-Breeze

    ... a novel titled Almost to Destin. As a young man Sanders regularly drove from Baton Rouge, La., to his farm in Amite County, Miss. Along the way he noticed a sign for Ebenezer Baptist Church which pointed down a lonely dirt road. Sanders wondered to ...

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  10. Mississippi briefsRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2014 | Sunherald.com

    ... The Enterprise-Journal reports that 26-year-old Matthew Wayne Moore pleaded guilty to manslaughter Tuesday in Amite County Circuit Court. His trial had been scheduled for May 13. Prosecutors say Moore was given credit for the less than one year he ...

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  11. Bude man gets 20 years for 2013 killingRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2014 | Sunherald.com

    The Enterprise-Journal reports Moore was sentenced to 20 years, with credit for his less than one year served in the Amite County Jail.

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  12. Man gets 20 years for 2013 slayingRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2014 | WMC-TV Memphis

    ... ( http://bit.ly/1fJGLoq ) that 26-year-old Matthew Wayne Moore pleaded guilty to manslaughter Tuesday in Amite County Circuit Court. His trial had been scheduled for May 13. Prosecutors say Moore was given credit for the less than one year he had ...

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  13. Shale brings high hopes in Mississippi, LouisianaRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2014 | WTVF Nashville

    ... standing near the brightly lit rig. "It looks like a little city over here at night." Gillsburg and surrounding Amite County lie above a prime section of the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale, a geologic formation that stretches in boomerang shape across ...

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  14. Shale brings high hopes in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    In this 2013 photograph, Amite County Supervisor Max Lawson describes the convoy of about 200 trucks carting in a drilling rig and other gear on what was pasture land at his Gillsburg farm.

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  15. Shale brings high hopes in Mississippi, LouisianaRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2014 | Sunherald.com

    ... standing near the brightly lit rig. "It looks like a little city over here at night." Gillsburg and surrounding Amite County lie above a prime section of the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale, a geologic formation that stretches in boomerang shape across ...

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  16. Tuscaloosa shale has hopes high in La., Miss.; formation affects 3 Cenla parishesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2014 | The Town Talk

    ... standing near the brightly lit rig. 'It looks like a little city over here at night.' Gillsburg and surrounding Amite County lie above a prime section of the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale, a geologic formation that stretches in boomerang shape across ...

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  17. Mississippi, Louisiana getting in on the shale boom actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2014 | Hot Air

    ... the year that many other locals finally cash in on the oil far beneath their feet. Gillsburg and surrounding Amite County lie above a prime section of the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale, a geologic formation that stretches in boomerang shape across ...

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  18. Drillers Raise Hope In Southern StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2014 | Wheeling News

    ... he said while standing near the brightly lit rig. "It looks like a little city over here at night." AP Photo Amite County Supervisor Max Lawson describes the convoy of about 200 trucks carting in a drilling rig on what was pasture land at his ...

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  19. Tuscaloosa shale has hopes high in La., Miss.; formation impacts 3 Cenla parishesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2014 | The Town Talk

    ... near the brightly lit rig. "It looks like a little city over here at night." Gillsburg and surrounding Amite County lie above a prime section of the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale, a geologic formation that stretches in boomerang shape across Louisiana's ...

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  20. Oil-rich shale formation brings high hopes to Miss., La.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... carted in a drilling rig and other equipment to bore into the earth looking for oil. Gillsburg and surrounding Amite County lie above a prime section of the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale, a geologic formation that stretches in boomerang shape across ...

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