Roger Wicker guest speaker Thur. in Petal, Lt. Bryant MC

U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker will be the guest speaker at a Forrest County Republican Committee dinner at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Petal Civic Center.

Lt. Gov. Phil Bryant will be the emcee for the evening.

Tickets are $10. All elected Republican officials have been invited to the event and will be recognized.

Sen. Tom King, R-Petal, said the event is not a public forum. He said tickets for the event are being sold by Forrest County Republicans.

There may be a short question and answer period during the event, King said. He said there are only about 200 tickets are available due to capacity limits of the building.

For tickets, call Sue Bush at 268-6880 or Dr. Fred Drews at 264-5100.

Hattiesburg American