Fair's political speakers announced
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 1:00 AM
The political speaking schedule has been released for Neshoba County Fair, set for July 26 through Aug. 2.
Speakers this year will also include presidents of East Central Community College, Mississippi State University and the University of Mississippi.
The presidents will address Fairgoers this year to promote their colleges, Fair Association Board member Scott Bounds said.
Scheduled to speak at the Fair on Wednesday, July 31 are Circuit Court Judge Marcus Gordon, Circuit Court Judge Vernon Cotton, Rep. Scott Bounds, Sen. Giles Ward, Public Service Commissioner Lynn Posey, Transportation Commis-sioner Dick Hall, Dr. Dan Jones, Chancellor of the University of Mississippi, state Auditor Stacy Pickering, Attorney General Jim Hood and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves.
Speaking on Thursday of the Fair will be District Attorney Mark Duncan, Chancery Court Judge Joey Kilgore, Commissioner of Agriculture Cindy Hyde-Smith, Commis-sioner of Insurance Mike Chaney, state Treasurer Lynn Fitch, Dr. Billy Stewart, president of East Central Community College, Dr. Mark Keenum, president of Mississippi State University, Speaker of the House Philip Gunn and Gov. Phil Bryant.
For a list of the speakers' times, access ww.neshobacountyfair.org/politics.html.