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  1. Thousands flock to Neshoba County FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 27 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    "I grew up with the fair, I was about a week old when I came to my first one," said Dan Jordan, an attendee.

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  2. Meridian Day at NCF Set for WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Organizers are preparing for Meridian Day at the Neshoba County Fair Wednesday. A Meridian delegation participates every year in Mississippi's Giant House Party.

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  3. Meridian's Bonnie Blue Dulaney crowned Miss HospitalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... 2014. Bonnie Blue Dulaney, 21, won the Miss Hospitality Pageant in Hattiesburg Saturday night. Abby Posey of Neshoba County, who was Dulaney's roommate during the pageant, was chosen as first runner-up. Dulaney will now spend the next year ...

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  4. Fair cabins becoming more valuable, sources sayRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 26 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... of the construction materials resemble campfire kindling. But for a week every July, those "cabins" at the Neshoba County Fair are a beehive of activity. Since the founding of the Fair in 1889, proud owners have reunited annually with family and ...

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  5. Neshoba County Fair kicks offRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | Sunherald.com

    ... a midway, political speaking and many other attractions. Nine contestants will compete for the 2014 Miss Neshoba County title Monday night at the fairgrounds grandstand. The theme will be "Decades of Stars: Past, Present and Future." "We will bring ...

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  6. Combating Heat Related IllnessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... that draw people to the outdoors. After all, the cooler months of the year force many to stay inside. The Neshoba County Fair draws thousands of people to East Central Mississippi and with extreme heat expected during Sunday, it could possibly take ...

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  7. Neshoba County Fair starts FridayRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... speaking and many other attractions. The fair ends Aug. 1. Nine contestants will compete for the 2014 Miss Neshoba County title Monday night at the fairgrounds grandstand. The theme will be "Decades of Stars: Past, Present and Future." "We are ...

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  8. Mississippi's Giant House Party Kicks off in Neshoba CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Traditions run deep in Neshoba County and none could be more firmly rooted than the Neshoba County Fair - an annual event that traces its heritage back to the late 1880s, when agriculture was the predominant driver force for the area.

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  9. Neshoba County Fair opens today, Cochran and Childers to speak on ThursdayRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | The Mississippi Press

    ... speaking and many other attractions. The fair ends Aug. 1. Nine contestants will compete for the 2014 Miss Neshoba County title Monday night at the fairgrounds grandstand. The theme will be "Decades of Stars: Past, Present and Future." "We are ...

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  10. 2014 Neshoba County FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Friday marks the kickoff for one of the biggest annual events in Mississippi, the Neshoba County Fair.

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  11. Senate primary hangover should cast long shadow over Neshoba speechesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | The Mississippi Press

    The 2014 Neshoba County Fair political speaking lineup presents an interesting opportunity for voters to measure the length of the political shadow of the state's interminable Republican Senate primary.

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  12. A Brutal Loss, an Enduring ConvictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Seattle Weekly

    n June 21, 1964, at the launch of Freedom Summer, three civil-rights workers went missing in Neshoba County, Mississippi. Forty-four days later, federal agents searching an earthen dam confirmed what many had already suspected: James Chaney, Andrew ...

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  13. Archie and Olivia Manning pushes for healthier MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Sunherald.com

    ... home." He and Olivia have a condo in Oxford, as does their oldest son, Cooper, and they have a cabin at the Neshoba County Fair. Olivia's folks are from Philadelphia. Eli Manning has built a home in Oxford. "We never have been and never will be far ...

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  14. DYW Contestants VolunteerRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... week in advance of the competition this weekend. "We're doing it as a service project," said Taylor Phillips, Neshoba County's DYW. "We're giving back and it's showing us how blessed we really are." The Distinguished Young Woman of Mississippi ...

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  15. Early-voting cuts in Ohio rightfully draw Justice Department ire: editorialRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Cleveland.com

    ... right Americans have died for, as, for example, three patriots - two white, one black - did 50 years ago in Neshoba County, Mississippi . In February, Ohio General Assembly Republicans passed , and Gov. John Kasich signed, Senate Bill 238. The bill, ...

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  16. A Brutal Loss, but an Enduring ConvictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | ProPublica

    at the launch of Freedom Summer, three civil rights workers went missing in Neshoba County, Mississippi. Forty-four days later, federal agents searching an earthen dam confirmed what many had already suspected: James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and ...

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  17. Neshoba Fair could shape Senate raceRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... by a bitter Republican primary that never seems to end. One of the state's largest political gatherings, the Neshoba County Fair, could help shift the focus to a Democrat-versus-Republican narrative heading toward the Nov. 4 general election. The ...

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  18. More Read the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    ... in," Musick said. Yates built the Beau Rivage on the Gulf Coast and the Golden Moon hotel and casino in Neshoba County, where the company got its start three generations ago. Still headquartered in Philadelphia the company remains family owned with ...

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  19. AP analysis: Neshoba County Fair should help shift focus of Mississippi's race for U.S. SenateRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 20 | The Mississippi Press

    ... by a bitter Republican primary that never seems to end. One of the state's largest political gatherings, the Neshoba County Fair, could help shift the focus to a Democrat-versus-Republican narrative heading toward the Nov 4 general election. The ...

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  20. Books help children understand the struggle for freedomRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | The Capital-Journal

    ... even their lives to promote this freedom. A sense of equity and caring for others brought three young men to Neshoba County, Miss., in the summer of 1964. Unfortunately, these young men wouldn't return home. Their efforts at helping black Americans ...

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