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CLINTON — DeSoto Parish lifted its school system out of financial difficulty when oil and gas companies began drilling for natural gas in a geologic formation called the Haynesville Shale.

Now, East Feliciana Parish may have a similar opportunity with oil production from the Austin Chalk, a limestone formation deep below the surface and running through Texas and Louisiana, a school official told the School Board last week.

"DeSoto Parish used to be like us. Now they're at the top, all due to the Haynesville Shale," said Knight Roddy, the East Feliciana school district's federal programs supervisor.

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