Asa Hutchinson to Meet with Craighead County Republicans

APRIL 13, 2005 - Posted at 3:46 p.m. CDT

JONESBORO, AR - Former Arkansas Congressman and Undersecretary of Homeland Security Asa Hutchinson will be the keynote speaker at the Craighead County Lincoln Day Dinner on Friday.  The dinner is set for 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Holidome of Jonesboro.

Hutchinson, a Gravette native, has announced his intentions to run for Governor.  He will speak about his previous work as Chairman of the Arkansas Republican Party and his experiences as a member of Congress, representing northwest Arkansas.  Hutchinson is also expected to talk about his experiences as head of the Drug Enforcement Administration, and his recent efforts in Homeland Security.