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Park Ranger Jane Farmer receives Freeman Tilden Award

Park Ranger Jane Farmer from Natchez Trace Parkway in Mississippi is the 2013 recipient of the National Park Service’s Freeman Tilden Award for interpretive excellence. The honor recognizes Farmer for her role in connecting American Indian students to their ancestral homelands in the park.

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President gets bill transferring Natchez Trace land to city

NATCHEZ — Congress has sent to the White House a bill that will authorize the transfer of surplus land along the Natchez Trace Parkway to the city of Natchez. Final approval came yesterday in the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill now goes to President Barack Obama. The National Park Service acquired the land in the 1990s as a possible ...

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Memo: Sequestration could cost funding to Natchez Trace

Visitors to America’s national parks will encounter fewer rangers, find locked restrooms and visitors centers, and see trashcans emptied less often if 5 percent across-the-board cuts are enacted by sequestration. A National Park Service internal memo obtained by The Associated Press compiles a list of cuts in services in parks from Cape Cod to Yosemite. It’s the result of an ...

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Bike Crossing in right place at right time

The Bike Crossing on West Jackson Street in Ridgeland is a good example of a business having the right location and the right product at the right time. It’s owned by the Bartley family — Robert and Linda and their sons Michael and David — and opened in 2009 in Pocahontas on U.S. 49. The move to Ridgeland was made ...

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