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Renasant Corporation Announces 14 Percent Increase in Second Quarter Earnings Per Share
TUPELO, Miss., July 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Renasant Corporation (Nasdaq:RNST) (the "Company") today announced results for the second quarter of 2006. Basic earnings per share for the second quarter of 2006 were $.68, up 13%, and diluted earnings per share were $.67, up 14%, compared to basic earnings per share of $.60 and diluted earnings per share of $.59, respectively, for the second quarter of 2005. Net income for the second quarter of 2006 was $7,043,000, up 13%, or $836,000, from the second quarter of 2005.
New Book Features A Fascinating Look at The Life and Times of Roger Williams in England
FRANCONIA, N.H., July 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- We know what Roger Williams did and said as the foremost advocate of religious freedom in 17th century America, but how did he get there emotionally and spiritually during his formative years in England? The new book "Furnace," written by author Richard Burwell, explores Roger's growth from the boy who witnessed the burning of an unrepentant dissenter at the stake to manhood at odds with an intolerant and stultified Church of England.
Stolt-Nielsen S.A. Purchased 56,000 of Its Common Shares
LONDON, July 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Stolt-Nielsen S.A. (Nasdaq:SNSA) (Oslo:SNI) announces that Stolt-Nielsen Transportation Group Ltd. (SNTG), a 100% owned subsidiary of SNSA, purchased today 56,000 of SNSA Common Shares on the Oslo Stock Exchange at an average price of NOK 130.78 per share (approximately $20.63 at the current exchange rate). The shares were purchased in accordance with the repurchase program announced on August 25, 2005, authorizing Company to purchase up to $200 million worth of its Common Shares or related American Depositary Shares.
Douglas Lake Minerals Inc.
Douglas Lake Minerals Announces Initial Gold Exploration Results of 93.9 Grams Per Ton - Approximately 3 Ounces Per Ton
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Harp Sangha, CEO / President of Douglas Lake Minerals Inc. (OTCBB:DLKM) announced the company's initial exploration results at their Morogoro Concession 30 kilometers (20 miles) west of Morogoro in East Central Tanzania. This property, which is approximately 26 kilometers (18 miles) long by six kilometers (4 miles) wide currently has more than 150 artisan miners working two areas 4.5 km (3 miles) apart on strike with a central "milling" facility. Twenty-five kg. (55 pound) sacks of hand-cobbed, hand-crushed ore are milled in two 45 gallon drum-sized "ball mills." One hundred and fifty men are reportedly producing 100-150 grams (4-6 ounces) of gold from approximately 1 ton of processed material.
Roads of Texas Campaign Begins July 19
HOUSTON, July 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- With predictions from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) that "a very active hurricane season is looming," Mapsco, Inc. is beginning a communications campaign to let people in Houston know about a key to survival -- The Roads of Texas. This road atlas was the basis for a quick evacuation for many last year.
East Delta Resources Corp.
East Delta Updates Progress at Huaqiao Mine in China
MONTREAL, July 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- East Delta Resources Corp. (OTCBB:EDLT) (Frankfurt:EJK) reported today on management's recent visit to the Huaqiao Gold Mine in China. David Bikerman, Advisor to the Board of EDLT, conducted the visit on behalf of the Company with the main focus of the trip to assess the progress and development of the mine. EDLT had recently signed an agreement to acquire 77% of this operating mine.