Budget cuts dominate fair

By DEMETRIUS THOMPSON,

Although this year’s legislative session officially ended back in March and there are no major statewide or regional elections in Mississippi this fall, many of the elected officials voiced their disagreements on several issues on Wednesday and Thursday at the 128th Annual Neshoba County Fair at Founder’s Square. 

Harness racing still one of the most popular activities at fair

By DEMETRIUS THOMPSON,

 One of the mainstays of the Neshoba County Fair, which has been hosted for more than a century on the fairgrounds on Hwy. 21, has been the annual harness and running horse races at the track.

Gilbert Donald, president of Neshoba County Fair Association, said the Fair’s track was licensed in 1924 by the U.S Trotting Association.

Pages