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July 31, 2017 - Picnic Time

By Tom Berry | The Mayfield Messenger

As a 137th Fancy Farm Picnic approaches on Saturday, Aug. 5, a list of domestic speakers reliable to attend has grown, earnest some prohibited politics as good as prohibited grill for a occasion.

However, Mark Wilson, a domestic vocalization eventuality chairman, pronounced U.S. Sens. Mitch McConnell or Rand Paul — whom he hopes will make it — many expected would not endorse until really tighten to a eventuality entrance adult Saturday on a categorical stage.

“The usually ones we are still available are a dual U.S. senators,” Wilson said. “We don’t expect conference anything one approach or a other until during slightest a mid-part” of a week. “It will be adult tighten to cruise time.”

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So far, Kentucky Speaker of a House Jeff Hoover, a Republican and House Minority Leader Rep. Rocky Adkins, a Democrat, have affianced to appear, according to Wilson.

Another name has recently been combined to a roster, Libertarian National Committee Chairman Nick Sarwark.

“He’s going to be here, though we’re not certain about anyone else only yet,” Wilson added.

Others who formerly reliable for a discuss embody Second District Rep. Richard Heath, R-Mayfield, as good as Sen. Stan Humphries, R-Cadiz, First District U.S. Rep. James Comer, Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles and state Auditor Mike Harmon, all Republicans.

Each year, a domestic cabinet invites local, state and sovereign bureau holders and heading possibilities to speak, and confirmations are perceived most right adult to a day of a eventuality so some-more announcements are forthcoming.

Gov. Matt Bevin has pronounced he will not seem and Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton, nonetheless invited, has not confirmed. Attorney General Andy Beshear, a Democrat, has confirmed.

On Friday, Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes announced that she would not appear.

Former Kentucky House Speaker Bobby Richardson, a Democrat from Glasgow, will offer as master of ceremonies.

The vocalization register is theme to change and speakers will flip a silver to set a order, Wilson said.

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