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Thursday, June 4, 2020 11:36 AM
The Neshoba County Fair Board of Directors this morning issued the following statement on the cancellation of this year’s Fair:
  • Tingle inspired by mother, grandmother
    Between balancing work and three young kids, Dagan Tingle also makes time to cook delicious meals for her family. 
  • PFD firefighter is a rodeo clown
    When Philadelphia Fire Department Battalion Chief Carroll Mewbourn is not fighting fires and saving lives, he’s riding or playing a rodeo clown in a rodeo family.
  • Neshoba finalizes school opening
    The Neshoba County School District has finalized plans for the opening of the 2020-21 school year, following weeks of planning to help ensure a healthy environment for students and staff in wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, which shuttered its campus in March.
  • Unity seen in divisive times
    With 151 volunteers, 16 ministry projects, seven denominations and 27 churches, the Love Out Loud Neshoba work project last week was a sign of unity in divisive times, and its organizers assured unity was the intention from the get-go. 
  • Recognizing the struggle with racism is not dead and must be continually fought, United Methodist Bishop James E. Swanson, Sr., told those gathered to memorialize three young men who were murdered here 56 years ago this past Sunday registering blacks vote that “the upheaval we are experiencing today is telling us something.”
  • Beckham enjoys time with family
    Fallon Beckham grew up watching her mother, Amanda Cumberland, cook. 
  • Protests continue for third week in Neshoba
    A community discussion on “leadership, issues, and progressive measures for the future” will be led by The Black Empowerment Organization of Philadelphia-Neshoba County — which had previously identified with Black Lives Matter — on Friday after protests continued last week in the police shooting death of an unarmed black man in Minnesota last month.
  • Drive-in ‘moovie’ a big hit
    Cows grazed in the distance as the sun set behind the big, portable drive-in movie screen set up in a pasture at the Beason Family Farm Friday night.
  • Drake enjoys retirement adventures
    Debbie Drake began her career as a registered nurse in 1994 because she cared about taking care of others. In 2017, Drake retired and began and exciting traveling adventure
  • Fair cancelled by corona
    For the first time since four runs during World War II, the Neshoba County Fair has been cancelled, this time because of the coronavirus pandemic, it was announced last week.
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