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Wednesday, May 18, 2016 6:15 PM
This past weekend at the Mississippi Rep ublican Party State Convention, delegates from the assembled counties chose members of the state executive committee, delegates to their national convention and a slate of electors for the Electoral College pledged to presumptive Republican nominee Donald J. Trump.

There were no big surprises or shocking changes. Republican National Committeeman Henry Barbour and Committeewoman Jeanne Luckey both were reelected; a new state executive committee reelected Joe Nosef to serve as Chairman; a majority of state delegates approved a slate of national delegates to the national convention acceptable to Governor Phil Bryant and the Mississippi Trump campaign.
  • PERRY/Making culture at The Fair
    [Cabin 291: Neshoba County Fair] – Just 1,050 miles (as the mule stumbles) southwest of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and the 2016 Democratic National Convention, a different convention of sorts will soon be wrapping up outside Philadelphia, Mississippi. The 127th Neshoba County Fair certainly has its share of politics with judicial candidates and statewide elected officials scheduled on Wednesday and Thursday, and a planned visit by Donald Trump, Jr. on Tuesday.
  • Welcome to a world without rules. (I want you to read this paragraph in your super-scary movie trailer voice.) Welcome to a world in which families are mowed down by illegal immigrants, in which cops die in the streets, in which Muslims rampage the innocents and threaten our very way of life, in which the fear of violent death lurks in every human heart.

    Sometimes in that blood-drenched world a dark knight arises. You don’t have to admire or like this knight. But you need this knight. He is your muscle and your voice in a dark, corrupt and malevolent world.
  • If only we could get to know the real Hillary Clinton.

    Unveiling the Hillary we supposedly don't know has been the perpetual, elusive goal of Clinton's handlers for decades, with the Democratic convention in Philadelphia the latest stab at it.
  • I hasten and do not delay to keep your commandments.

                                                       — Psalm 119:60 ESV
  • JULY 31, 1936

    The first open cotton boll of the 1936 season to be brought in to the office of the Neshoba Democrat were those this week by J. C. Donald, of Route 3, while the second was brought in by H. H. Lillis, also of Route 3. Both received subscriptions to the Neshoba Democrat according to standing custom.

  • The apostle Paul is writing to Timothy for a number of reasons. He wants to encourage Timothy to press on his faith in the face of many difficulties. Timothy has mountains of difficulties to contend with. For one, Paul is in prison awaiting execution. Also, Timothy faces opposition within the church from false teachers, as well as outside the church from a Roman government that is becoming increasing hostile toward Christians. Timothy has health problems that are frequent and no doubt exhausting. Timothy’s personality is not Paul’s. He is naturally more timid and would rather not engage all these challenges.
  • Does anybody else have the sense that Donald Trump is slipping off the rails? His speeches have always had a rambling, free association quality, but a couple of the recent ones have, as the Republican political consultant Mike Murphy put it, passed from the category of rant to the category of full on “drunk wedding toast.”
  • PERRY/Governor and 1897 Fair
    The Neshoba County Fair kicks off this week continuing an annual tradition that began as the Coldwater Community Fair in 1889. The Fair runs July 22 through July 29.
  • In the past two weeks, the “war on police” has gone from a metaphor to a reality, with eight officers killed in targeted attacks in Dallas and Baton Rouge.

    The country hasn’t seen anything like it since the early 1970s, when a lunatic fringe of the left undertook a violent campaign against law enforcement.
  • JULY 17, 1936

    A number of visitors were present at the Monday luncheon of the Rotary Club, including a group of Agricultural Extension workers composed of Dr. Jensen of State College, Messrs. Brown and Todd of Meridian and H. O. West of Neshoba County.
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