The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

October 31, 2012

GOP ham and been feed attracts two more speakers


From staff reports

NEW YORK — Two more Republican candidates for state office have been added to the line-up of speakers at the annual ham and bean feed sponsored by the Newton County Republican Central Committee.

Peter Kinder, incumbent candidate for lieutenant governor also will speak,  along with Cole McNary, GOP candidate for state treasurer, according to Nick Myers, chair of the Newton County Republican Central Committee.

The event is set for 6 p.m. Saturday at Neosho Middle School, with U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt, U.S. Rep. Billy Long and others to speak. Those attending also will hear Dave Spence, GOP candidate for governor, and Shane Schoeller, candidate for Missouri secretary of state.

 Presentations on statewide ballot issues will be made by Missouri Sen. Ron Richard and state Reps. Charlie Davis, Bill Lant, Bill Reiboldt and Bill White.

Area residents planning to attend are asked to call 623-2214.