Two-term Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour will be the featured speaker at the Missouri Republican Party banquet on Friday, February 8 at 7 p.m.
It's part of the Missouri Republican Party's annual Lincoln Days event here in Springfield at the University Plaza Hotel.
Barbour is a national figure for his leadership in Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina. He is also often mentioned as a potential vice-presidential candidate.
This year’s Lincoln Days run from Feb. 8-10. For more information, logon to http://molincolndays.com/