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... 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 ... Comment?
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. Comment?
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 . Comment?
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. Comment?
... 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 ... Comment?
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. Comment?
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. Comment?
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