Lucas memorialized with highway marker

Mississippi Highway Patrol Staff Sergeant Brad Latham plays a rendition of “Amazing Grace” on a set of bagpipes during the Dedication Ceremony for the “Anthony Lucas Memorial Highway.”

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Family members, friends, law enforcement officers, local and state officials gathered in Choctaw County to honor one of its fallen heroes with a dedication ceremony.

The dedication ceremony for the Anthony Lucas Memorial Highway … Read more

Celebration of Life Service held for Anthony Lucas

Penny Lucas and Kyle Lucas, the wife and son of Anthony Lucas, pose in front of the bench purchased by the Town of Weir to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Lucas’ passing. The town purchased the bench for the Celebration of Life Service held on Feb. 4 to honor the sacrifice Lucas made for his community and family on that same day ten years ago.

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Town of French Camp held a Celebration of Life Service to honor fallen officer Police Chief Anthony Lucas on February 4 at 3:30 p.m. at the French Camp Town Hall. The service was … Read more

GIRLFRIENDS @ Broken Wings visit Knepp family

L-R Charlotte, Veronica & Annie, Sr Alies, Lynn, Janice, Vicki, Francie, (chair) Mary Ellen & Nevaeh, Edwina

From press reports

Feb 6 was a wonderful day when some of the GIRLFRIENDS @ Broken Wings went to Brooksville & Macon to share in art, food and Bible study with the KNEPP FAMILY.

It’s hard to believe sometimes that … Read more

Little Sisters offer support during DYW Program

Pictured are contestants and little sisters learning opening number

From press reports

Everyone needs a little encouragement and help sometime and that is just what a Little Sister offers to a Distinguished Young Woman Contestant.

DYW Contestants choose two ladies to serve as Little Sisters during the local program. … Read more

District reading fair held

Richard Ricardo

From press reports

On Friday, January 9, 2015, the District Reading Fair was held at Weir Elementary School.

The 1st place winners from … Read more

Director’s Cut is a cut above

Ballard and Lee

Submitted by Jan Ballard, Mississippi State Extension Service – Choctaw County

Director’s Cut –

n. noun
1. The version of a film in which the editing process is overseen, executed, or approved by the director, usually including footage not … Read more

Class fun

Beard FCE and Molly

Mrs. Julie Chase’s second grade class has been learning about static electricity.  Mr. Glen Beard, Superintendent of Education, visited the classroom and helped the students conduct a science experiment .  The students were learning how to conduct an experiment and … Read more