“Blowtorch” Mason delivered most memorable political speech at Fair

Sid Salter

PHILADELPHIA – From heated races to choose county supervisors or local justices of the peace to the White House, the Neshoba County Fair remains Mississippi’s premier political stump. That fact was underscored this week with the appearance of the son of newly-minted Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump at Neshoba on Tuesday.
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Meet Gary Johnson, our next president?

Joel McNeece

If ever there was a year for a third party candidate to break through, you would think this would be the one.
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Time for Neshoba County Fair recipes

Lisa McNeece

With the Neshoba County Fair starting this weekend, I spent the last weekend doing a lot of pre-cooking. In addition to the old standards, I added a new one.
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Two presidential hopefuls looking for a little advice

Charlie Mitchell

With apologies to Ann Landers and Abigail Van Buren…
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We cannot continue like this

Ray Mosby

“Love is but a song to sing, Fear’s the way we die.
You can make the mountains ring, Or make the angels cry.”—Quoted material by Chet Powers (aka Dino Valenti)
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Charlie McNeece wins the lottery

charlie ac

Charlie McNeece just won the lottery, setting him up for a life of luxury.
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Lots of friendly faces at the 26th Sawmill Festival

Lisa McNeece

The best part of the Sawmill Festival is seeing local people you don’t get to see enough and Calhoun natives who come back to visit.
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Hard working Mississippians will pay for the budget ‘mess’

cecil.brown

The Mississippi state budget is a mess.  For the state budget year that began on July 1, the legislature authorized spending millions more dollars than the state can expect to collect.
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A great guy or what?

Ray Mosby

“‘Cause he’s oh, so good
And he’s oh, so fine
And he’s oh, so healthy
In his body and his mind.
He’s a well respected man about town
Going the best things so conservatively.”—Ray Davies

Mississippi’s Republican super-majority government—you know, the neat group of men and women currently occupying almost all the most powerful legislative and administrative offices and whose collective volume of the milk of human kindness can be measured on the same gauge as is desert rainfall—has itself a new poster boy.
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Good papers are honest information brokers

Charlie Mitchell

It’s just true. And time hasn’t changed it: Find a well-run, stable or progressive community and it will be served by a well-run local newspaper.

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