Posts Tagged ‘Neshoba County Fair’

August 6, 2012- Chuck McIntosh

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Reeves attacks graduation rate omission at Neshoba County Fair

PHILADELPHIA — Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves says the Mississippi Board of Education made a mistake when it decided to omit high school graduation rates from school ratings this year. Reeves, speaking Wednesday at the Neshoba County Fair, also said he is determined to push a broader charter school law through the Legislature in 2013. The […] [...]

Reeves, Hood top Wednesday Neshoba fair speakers

by Associated Press Published: August 1,2012

Tags: Dick Hall, Jim Hood, Lynn Posey, Mississippi, Mississippi Business Journal, Neshoba County Fair, Tate Reeves

PHILADELPHIA — Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and Attorney General Jim Hood will headline the first day of political speeches at the Neshoba County Fair. Also scheduled to speak Wednesday are State Auditor Stacey Pickering, Central District Public Service Commissioner Lynn Posey and Central District Transportation Commissioner Dick Hall. Speaking at the east Mississippi fair is […] [...]

Photo book examines life at the historic Neshoba County Fair

Surely the Neshoba County Fair makes everyone’s list of unique things in Mississippi. Billed as Mississippi’s Biggest House Party, the campground fair is not a typical county or state fair. It began in 1889 and covers 60 acres, most of which is a race track. A horse racing track in Mississippi is in itself a […] [...]

Haley Barbour, Neshoba County Fair 2011

by Stephen McDill Published: August 30,2011

Tags: Haley Barbour, Neshoba County Fair

Gov. Haley Barbour, with less than six months left in his two terms makes one final in office visit to the Neshoba County Fair in Philadelphia. PART 1 PART 2 PART 3 [...]

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