Mid-South Fair Plans Move to Rural
Mississippi in 2009
Author: Pam Sherborne
Date: May 21,2008
Jim Rout, general manager and Chief Operating Officer of the
Mid-South Fair, Memphis, Tenn., expects the next few years to be an
exciting time as the fair begins its transition from downtown
Memphis, where it has been held for the last 100 years, to an open
field in Tunica County, Miss.
The non-profit corporation has known for quite some time that it
would have to move. The City of Memphis wants t...