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Mississippi State Fair 2011

by Published: October 6,2011

Tags: Billy Orr, Mississippi state fair

JACKSON- Billy Orr of the Mississippi State Fair Commission discusses running a fair during a recession, the jobs it creates and how money is going toward updating the Mississippi Coliseum. [...]

2010 Miss. state fair sets record

by Published: October 19,2010

Tags: Mississippi state fair

JACKSON — The 2010 Mississippi State Fair set an attendance record of 673,098, about 10,000 more than the former record set in 2005. The fair ended Sunday. Fair director Billy Orr tells The Clarion-Ledger that while numbers aren’t final, ticket sales netted around $3 million. Orr says good weather contributed to the attendance. Rain slowed […] [...]

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