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Longleaf Trace reps address rail-trail concerns

by Errol Castens/NEMS Daily Journal BRUCE – The Longleaf Trace, a 41-mile bike and walking trail between Hattiesburg and Prentiss, provides outdoor recreation and physical activity, brings tourism dollars to small towns and even entices potential new residents to the region. Two proponents said Tuesday that a proposed rails-to-trails project between Bruce and Coffeeville could do the same for that ...

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Spencers win award

Calhoun County row crop and beef cattle farmers Brad and Carla Spencer of Vardaman were recently named state winners of the 2011 Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) Young Farmers and Ranchers (YF&R) Achievement Award. The Spencers will receive a new Ford pickup truck, the use of John Deere and Kubota tractors, $500 from Ford and $1,800 toward the purchase of ...

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