May 15, 2013 Edition

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ASU coach speaks
at Chamber meeting

Dr. Brett Cooper (right), chair of the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce board of directors, listens as Arkansas State University head football coach Bryan Harsin speaks about the ASU football program and its priorities and goals at Friday's quarterly meeting.
TD Photo ~ Gretchen Hunt
Red Wolves decor greeted attendees at Friday's Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce quarterly meeting and some howling could be heard as Lawrence County greeted new Arkansas State University head football coach Bryan Harsin.

Harsin, who was the speaker for the meeting, shared where the program is now, as well as priorities and goals moving forward. He emphasized the importance of community and fan support.

"I'm excited about seeing that stadium in August," he said. "You guys out there supporting our team - that's what gets it going."

Special election set on new tax for hospital

By a vote of 6-1, with two justices abstaining, the Lawrence County Quorum Court will let the people decide the fate of a proposed half-cent sales tax increase for hospital maintenance and operations.

LawCo. natives coaching at Warrior Games

Lawrence County is well represented at the 2013 Warrior Games, which began on Saturday and will continue through Thursday in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Airport Commission renews lease
discusses building repairs needed

Walnut Ridge Airport commissioners renewed Allied AgCat Production's lease and discussed water leaks at V&B Manufacturing's building at their meeting on Monday.

Legislative update set

A legislative update meeting will be held on May 24 at Betty's Buffet and Grill at noon.

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