Heroes At Home: Michael Smith

Chaplain of the Town of Bedford Police Department and Bedford County Sheriff’s Office, Michael Smith, joins Mari and Brian on The Morningline to talk about his non-profit organization, Covered Chaplaincy, how prepared are they to delve into people’s spiritual beliefs, Officer Appreciation Day coming up tomorrow, and more. WLNI · Heores At Home: Michael Smith […]

Heroes At Home: Donna Donald

Donna Donald, Director of The Chaplain’s Museum at Liberty University, joins Mari and Brian on The Morningline to talk about the museum, telling the stories of military chaplaincy, how long chaplains have been in the military, what all chaplains do during battle, being able to help people of all religions, what you can find at […]

Heroes At Home: Steve Bozeman

Steve Bozeman joins Mari and Brian on The Morningline to talk about Mayor Reed’s Proclamation to make a Steve Bozeman Day in Lynchburg, his service in the Marines, how he got his Purple Hearts, how he got into running Iron Man races, his newest project to get a new statue at Monument Terrace, and more. […]

Heroes At Home: Nick Salonites

Liberty University student, Nick Salonites, joins Mari and Brian on The Morningline to talk about the Murph Challenge project that he has been organizing, how he decided that he wanted to put this event together, what the event is going to be, being completely a completely student run and funded event, where the money collected […]

Heroes At Home: Lynchburg Fire Department

David Jackson of the Lynchburg Fire Department joins Mari and Brian on The Morningline to talk about saving a child’s life, including what led up to the event, how they were able to determine the best method of care for the child, why they decided to transport the infant themselves to Charlottesville, and gave an […]

Heroes At Home: Lynchburg Area Veteran’s Council

Nathaniel Cuellar from the Lynchburg Area Veteran’s Council joins Mari and Brian on The Morningline to talk about an event this weekend to dedicate trees to fallen Lynchburg area veterans, the special keynote speaker Desmond T. Doss Jr., the 14 veterans they are honoring, his own service, and more. WLNI · Heroes At Home: Lynchburg […]

Heroes At Home: Officer Daniel Hatch

Lynchburg Police Officer, Daniel Hatch, joins Mari and Brian on The Morningline for the latest installment of Heroes At Home to talk about how he got onto the force, a recent event where he helped save the life of a woman while on patrol, was this the first time he had ever needed to use […]

Heroes At Home: LPD Officer Javaz Williams and Kairos

Lynchburg Police Department Officer, Javaz Williams, and his K-9, Kairos, are back with Mari and Brian on The Morningline to talk about an arrest of a suspect in possession of narcotics, the odors that Kairos is trained to look for, being a dual purpose dog, the difference in scent receptors in humans and dogs, some […]

Heroes At Home: Lieutenant Jerame Edwards

Lieutenant Jerame Edwards from the Concord Volunteer Fire Department Swift Water Rescue Team joins Mari and Brian on The Morningline to talk about having to perform three rescues during the rain and flooding from storms two weeks ago, things that complicated the rescues, are these places that have flooded before, how you are trained for […]

Heroes At Home: Rick Read and Ryan Zuidema

Rick Reed Founder of Safe Schools Lynchburg and Lynchburg Police Chief Ryan Zuidema joins Mari and Brian on The Morningline to talk about how Safe Schools Lynchburg came around, the Every Second Counts security film being put on the windows of E.C. Glass High School, what the advantage of the film is, how much of […]