Lincoln Plans Region 8 Tour Next Week

JONESBORO, AR - Senator Blanche Lincoln plans several stops in Region 8 as part of her travels across Arkansas next week.

On Tuesday, Lincoln will visit the Future Fuels Chemical Company in Batesville, at 3 p.m.  Two hours later, she'll participate in the Farm Bureau's Open House in Blytheville, where she is expected to discuss the newly-enacted Farm Bill.  At 6:30 that evening, the Democrat from Helena will speak to the Blytheville Area Chamber of Commerce at the Chamber's Summer Supper event at the Blytheville Country Club.

On Wednesday, the Senator will tour the Arkansas BioSciences Institute at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, at 8 a.m.  At 9:15 a.m., Lincoln will tour the Busch Agricultural Resources plant on Hwy. 49 in Jonesboro.  The Senator will then travel to West Memphis to meet with the board of directors of the West Memphis Chamber of Commerce at noon.