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Grants, loans dedicated to water line replacement in Harrison County

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KARNACK/HARRISON COUNTY (KYTX) - Karnack and Leigh water supply corporations serve about 4,000 people.
    Despite thousands of tourists to Caddo Lake and a national wildlife refuge, dried-up storefronts have forced many people here to drive more than 40 miles for jobs.
   Thursday, folks here started dreaming big dreams, all based on a natural resource.
   Millions of dollars in USDA grants and low-interest loans to replace crackling water lines.
    General Manager Buddy Powers says some lines were installed in the 1940s.

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