Huckabee Expected in Jonesboro This Afternoon

JULY 22, 2004 - Posted at 7:25 a.m. CDT

JONESBORO, AR - Governor Mike Huckabee will spend most of today in Region 8.

The state's top elected official will be in Marion and Crittenden County this morning for groundbreaking ceremonies for the new Hino Motors manufacturing plant.

He will later make his way north to Jonesboro, where he is expected to be the guest speaker at an afternoon reception and fundraiser honoring Billie Sue Hoggard, a candidate for the District 75 State Representative seat.  The reception is to begin at 2 p.m. at the Ridgepointe Country Club.