April 15, 2015 EditionAlso in this issue...
In the newsSeveral people with Lawrence County ties have been making the news in recent days.
MyNewsLA.com's free daily email newsletter reports that Walnut Ridge native Lance Weir, a member of the Marine Corps Reserve, along with U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Justin Crabbe of Rancho Cucamonga were to be honored Tuesday night as the military heroes of the interleague game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Seattle Mariners at Dodger Stadium. The game was the Dodgers' seventh annual "Star Wars" Night. Pregame ceremonies will be themed to "Star Wars," and "Star Wars" characters will pose for pictures with fans.
Both Lance and Justin are veteran-focused liaisons with Canine Companions for Independence, the nonprofit organization that provides assistance dogs and ongoing support to wounded veterans.
Angie Gallaher, owner of United Country-Scenic Rivers Realty in Imboden, won the rights to fill the Arkansas State University Red Wolves "Head Coach Experience" position for its upcoming Spring Game this Friday at 6 p.m. As winner, she will be connected by headset with the Red Wolves' coaching staff to lead one of the teams in the scrimmage.