A Blues Marker for Choctaw County
WEIR, Miss. (WCBI) – Choctaw County has its own rich Blues history.
Friday (8-31), the latest maker on the Mississippi Blues Trail will be unveiled on Front Street in Weir.
Lavester ” Big Lucky” Carter was born in Weir and raised on his family’s farm in French Camp.
Texas Johnny Brown is from Ackerman.
Choctaw County’s small African American community produced numerous other musicians who achieved international renown in blues circles.
The unveiling is set for 5:30 Friday afternoon.