FORT WALTON BEACH — The next meeting of the Florida Panhandle Patriots Tea Party will feature Merle Temple, a former narcotics agent during the early Nixon drug wars.

Temple worked under President Ronald Reagan and will share his stories of the "Good, Bad, and Ugly Truth about Politics." He has also authored several books based on his undercover work, being held hostage and political connections.

His books will be available for purchase at the meeting, which is 6:30 p.m. Feb. 4 at the Elks Lodge on Okaloosa Island, 1335 Miracle Strip Parkway, Fort Walton Beach.

Actions alerts about upcoming bills of concern to citizens will also be discussed.

Final raffle tickets will be available for the Ruger AR556 Home Defense Rifle and many other prizes to fund the free American Patriot Newspaper. A drawing for the winner will take place at the meeting.

Snacks and beverages will be available for purchase. For more information call 582-2629.