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  1. Body of 8 year old boy recovered in Amite CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... away. That's when the 911 call was made. "The stepfather was able to get four of the five children out," said Amite County EMA Director Grant McCurley. "He was holding on to the hand of this child and he was last seen going under this tree down here ...


  2. Mississippi man accused in decapitation faces additional chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | The Mississippi Press

    A man being held in the Amite County Jail on charges connected to an oilfield decapitation case has been indicted on separate drug charges in Pike County. Citing court records, The McComb Enterprise-Journal reports that 32-year-old Justin Edward Whittington of Liberty was indicted for possession of methamphetamine and possession of marijuana, both with intent to distribute.


  3. Tornado warning for East Feliciana Parish, Amite, Pike counties untilRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated strong rotation in this storm moving into Amite County, Miss., prompting a tornado warning. The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for East Feliciana Parish in Louisiana and Amite and Pike counties in Mississippi until 12:15 p.m. Tuesday .


  4. Another company stops oil drilling in Mississippi due to falling pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 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.


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

    Dec 5, 2014 | 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 ...


  6. 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.


  7. 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.