Neshoba County Newswire

Neshoba County Newswire

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  1. David Dallas - Our flag and states' rights at the Neshoba Country FairRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal

    In the final months of his first successful presidential campaign, Ronald Reagan gave his most enduring speech right here in Mississippi at the Neshoba County Fair.

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  2. Jeff Roberson: Fair, Grove might be relatedRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newms360.com

    ... sides of the highway, and the traffic. That at least alerts you. When people say there's no place like the Neshoba County Fair, believe them. There isn't, or at least that I've heard of or seen. Certainly not the other county fairs that dot the ... 5 comments

  3. Fitch tries to hold off challenge from McRaeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Commercial Dispatch

    ... office in 2012. "We'll continue to be very proactive on how we manage your debt," she said Thursday at the Neshoba County Fair. The only other person running for treasurer this year is a Reform Party candidate, Viola V. McFarland, who has spent ...

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  4. Pickering and Butler vie for GOP nomination for auditorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mississippi Business Journal

    In this Wednesday, July 29, 2015 photograph, Mary Hawkins Butler, a nine-term mayor of Madison, who is also a Republican candidate for Mississippi auditor, speaks at the Neshoba County Fair in Philadelphia, Miss.

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  5. 2 Republicans, 3 Dems seek nominations for Miss. governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... my first job is to make sure that every Mississippian who wants a job, has one," Bryant said Thursday at the Neshoba County Fair, one of the state's largest political gatherings. "I've amended that. I want 'em to have a job, even if they don't want ...

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  6. Mississippi officers encouraged to be armed off dutyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... the movie theater, restaurant or somewhere else you might have an active shooter," said Bryant following his Neshoba County Fair speech. The crowd at the Neshoba County Fair cheered as Bryant explained his thoughts on the public safety measure. ...

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  7. Cellmate accused of killing Choctaw politician denied bondRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Neshoba County Justice Court Judge Steve Cumberland denied bond Friday to Justyn Schlegel, a 34-year-old man who lives near Philadelphia. Schlegel was charged Tuesday with murdering Rexdale Wayne Henry.

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  8. Fairgoers relax and share stories on a porch of a cabin in Neshoba County.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Our coverage this week from the fair has been mostly on the political speeches given by statewide candidates, but that only makes up two days of the week-long Fair. Watch this video to see what a day and night is like at the 126th annual Neshoba County Fair.

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  9. Fitch tries to hold off GOP primary challenge from McRaeRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | KSL-TV

    ... office in 2012. "We'll continue to be very proactive on how we manage your debt," she said Thursday at the Neshoba County Fair. The only other person running for treasurer this year is a Reform Party candidate, Viola V. McFarland, who has spent ...

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  10. Gunn protested by flag supporters at Neshoba FairRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | Commercial Dispatch

    About two dozen people who want to keep the Confederate battle emblem on the Mississippi flag held the banner in silent protest Thursday as Republican state House Speaker Philip Gunn spoke at the Neshoba County Fair. The fair is one of the year's largest political gatherings, and Gunn's speech was his biggest public appearance since late June, when he said after the Charleston church massacre that the Confederate symbol is divisive and Mississippi should design a new state flag that would unify people.

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  11. Politicians make their final pitches at Neshoba County FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The treasurer's race has picked up some steam. "We've all had enough of politicians wasting our money," said candidate David McRae.

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  12. Challenger lambasts incumbent treasurerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Newms360.com

    Political newcomer David McRae, challenging incumbent Treasurer Lynn Fitch in Tuesday's Republican primary, came out swinging Thursday at the annual Neshoba County Fair political speakings. He lambasted the incumbent for what he called excessive spending on new furniture for her office when first elected in 2012, for stopping new enrollments in the Mississippi Prepaid Affordable College Tuition Plan for a year and not being aggressive in finding citizens who were owed money from old insurance polices, closed bank accounts and from other such entities.

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  13. Bryant talks tax cut, foes talk about himRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Newms360.com

    Republican incumbent Gov. Phil Bryant, walking around the stage in the Founders Square Pavilion eschewing the traditional podium, pledged to make Mississippi the nation's most tax-friendly state if elected to a second term. Democrats looking to upend Bryant this November criticized what they said was the governor's lack of commitment to education, health care and jobs Thursday during the final day of the annual Neshoba County Fair political speakings.

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  14. House Speaker Gunn faces opponents at fairRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    Thursday was the last day for political speeches at the Neshoba County fair, but there was no shortage of voters voicing their opinions when House Speaker Phillip Gunn gave his speech. A crowd of Mississippi flag supporters stood in silence while holding up signs that read, "keep the flag, change the speaker."

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  15. Family Spokesman: Rexdale Henry's Fines Shouldn't Have Led to DeathRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | AltWeeklies

    John Steele, a spokesman for the family of Rexdale Henry, who was found dead inside the Neshoba County Jail on July 14, said the family is awaiting the results of two autopsies to know more about how the 53-year-old Choctaw man died. The Jackson Free Press is Jackson's smart alternative, covering news, culture and politics for Mississippi's capital city.

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  16. About Those Racist FriendsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | AltWeeklies

    ... knees and kill them. John Steele, a spokesman for the family of Rexdale Henry, who was found dead inside the Neshoba County Jail on July 14, said the family is awaiting the results of two autopsies to know more about how the 53-year-old Choctaw man ...

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  17. Bryant talks tax cut, opponents talk about himRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Newms360.com

    Republican incumbent Gov. Phil Bryant, walking around the stage in the Founders Square Pavilion eschewing the traditional podium, pledged to make Mississippi the nation's most tax friendly state if elected to a second term. Democrats looking to upend Bryant this November criticized what they said was the governor's lack of commitment to education, health care and jobs Thursday during the final day of the annual Neshoba County Fair political speakings.

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  18. House speaker protested by flag supporters at Neshoba FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | KRON 4

    About two dozen people who want to keep the Confederate battle emblem on the Mississippi flag held the banner in silent protest Thursday as Republican state House Speaker Philip Gunn spoke at the Neshoba County Fair. The fair is one of the year's largest political gatherings, and Gunn's speech was his biggest public appearance since late June, when he said after the Charleston church massacre that the Confederate symbol is divisive and Mississippi should design a new state flag that would unify people.

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  19. More Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Incumbents used their Neshoba County Fair speeches to brag on themselves ahead of next week's Mississippi primaries, and challengers called for change. Here are some highlights from Thursday: Lynn Fitch, a Republican seeking a second term as state treasurer, said she has been a responsible manager of the state's bond debt and of two state-sponsored programs that help people save money for college tuition and expenses.

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  20. Cellmate Charged in Neshoba County Jail DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Sheriff Tommy Waddell says 34-year-old Justin Schlegel was arrested this week in the death of Rexdale Wayne Henry. Waddell says Schlegel was in the cell with Henry when Henry died.

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