In Brief: Monday, August 17, 2009


Chris Simcox, who is challenging incumbent John McCain in the Arizona U.S. Senate Republican primary next year, is the guest speaker at today's Kingman Republican Men's Club meeting.

The meeting begins at 11:30 a.m. at the Elks Club, 900 Gates Ave. Admission is $10 and includes lunch.

Simcox founded the Minuteman Civil Defense Corps, a border watch group that reports crossers to the Border Patrol. He is billing his campaign as a conservative alternative to McCain, last year's GOP nominee for the presidency.

For more information about today's meeting, call 530-3637.