Posts Tagged ‘Neshoba County Fair’

Gunn: State’s GOP needs to heal after Senate primary battle

PHILADELPHIA — The Mississippi Republican Party needs to heal divisions created by a hard-fought U.S. Senate primary that is still being protested by tea party conservatives, House Speaker Philip Gunn said yesterday. “The enemy is not other conservatives. The enemy is not even the Democratic Party,” Gunn, R-Clinton, said at the Neshoba County Fair. “The […] [...]

Giles Ward will not seek reelection to Senate

LOUISVILLE — State Sen. Giles Ward, a Republican from Louisville, has announced he will not seek a third term in state Senate. Ward made announcement yesterday in a speech at the Neshoba County Fair. The 66-year-old Ward represents Senate District 18, which is comprised of all of Leake and Neshoba counties and a part of […] [...]

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

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 Published: August 30,2011

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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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