Former U.S. Attorney General to Speak in Mountain Grove

Former U.S. Attorney General, John Ashcroft will be the keynote speaker at the 28th annual Wright County Lincoln Day Banquet.

Ashcroft’s distinguished career has earned him rock star status in Missouri Republican politics. Prior to serving as U.S. Attorney General in the George W. Bush administra­tion, Ashcroft served the state of Missouri in several capacities, in­cluding State Auditor, Attorney General, Governor and U.S. Senator.

The event, which is presented by Wright County T.A.R.G.E.T. (The Association of Republicans Getting Everyone Together) will be held Saturday, April 23rd at the Ozarks Family YMCA, in Mountain Grove. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6:00 p.m.

T.A.R.G.E.T. is also expecting Congressman Jason Smith and several candidates for statewide office, including Governor and Lt. Governor to appear at this year’s event.  Other activities will include a catered dinner, awards, as well as silent and live auctions.