Lamar County

Lewis Lights


A holiday tradition in the Pine Belt returned for its 28th Christmas season as the Lewis Lights display is now open until New Year’s Eve at 280 White Chapel Road in Purvis.

Robotics team gets in gear

Oak Grove Lower Elementary School students Anna Boudreaux, Ruthie Hutchinson and Rachel Woods prepare for the Elementary Robotics Competitions, which will be held Dec. 8 through 9 at Oak Grove Lower Elementary. Approximately 40 teams from across the state will compete.

Grant provides funds for rope course to challenge students physically, mentally


Oak Grove Upper Elementary School students and faculty got the opportunity to see the first sign of the health and fitness grant from Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation of almost $100,000 with the ropes challenge course. The 12-stage play area was installed last week.