Lamar county plans to build new school

LAMAR COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - At a meeting Monday, the Lamar County School Board voted 3 to 1 to approve a land purchase to build a new elementary school.

Northeast Oak Grove Elementary will open by fall of 2012, and will be built North of Highway 98 on West Fourth street, just east of Gravel Pit road.

Two more schools are planned to be built in the district within the next 10 years.

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