Boy Scout troop completes Eagle Scout projects

Boy Scout Troop 109 out of French Camp recently had two of its members complete Eagle Scout projects. Those scouts were Jonathan Duarte of Memphis, TN and Stephen Seago of Madison. Their chosen projects were to improve existing and new hiking trails in and around the Camp of the Rising Son. With the assistance of 20 plus volunteers, both Seago and Duarte were able to accomplish the completion of all four bridges.

Submitted by Kevin O’Brien

Well, they are at it again! Those energetic boys at Troop 109 in French Camp. Over the past four weeks they have completed four Eagle Scout Projects in and around French Camp. For those of you … Read more

French Camp: The year so far

This bench was purchased by the Town of French to commemorate the life of Anthony Lucas.

Within the first few months of 2015, the Town of French Camp is making strides towards making this a most memorable year by bringing economic and industrial opportunities to the forefront.

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

As the first … Read more

Mississippi 4-H: Continuing to empower lives

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The 4-H Pet Pals Club learned about backyard birds during their November 3 meeting. They also visited with pet chickens, colored turkey pictures and had snacks.

From press reports

Since 4-H began more than 100 years ago, it has become the nation’s largest positive youth development and youth mentoring organization, empowering six million young people in the U.S. Today, 4-H serves youth in rural, urban, and … Read more

Moving towards the future

The Town of Weir recently announced the opening of it news walking track/park located besides the Weir Fire Department building. The track/park, which was a six-year process to complete, is now open and available to the public. Town officials plan to host a dedication ceremony and ribbon-cutting in the near future.

As the Town of Weir looks towards another year of making progress in Choctaw County, its residents are seeing change daily as economic and industrial opportunities present themselves.

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Town of Weir is … Read more