Shortcuts: Wednesday 6/24

Shortcuts is a new experimental post here on the Flyer featuring handpicked stories from around the city, the region and even from beyond the state line. We’ll keep it brief. We know you’re busy.


Veterans holding press conference about Sale Barn
A press conference will take place today at 10am at the Fayetteville National Cemetery concerning an attempt by local veterans’ groups to stop the sale of the sale barn property. The sale barn issue is getting sticky, folks.
Full release here

Where do you want to see a park?
The Fayetteville Parks and Recreation Division is holding a public input session Thursday to identify parks and recreation needs. Stop by the meeting to voice your opinion or give ’em a call.
Read it at The Morning News

More Greenhouse Grille coverage
For a video version of the Greenhouse Grille news, check out Brad Reed’s comments on our story. Brad is a reporter for KNWA.


Family Council’s predictions came true … according to Family Council
Will the new Arkansas Lottery open the doors for other gambling? The new lottery director says no but Jerry Cox isn’t buying it. Is Max Brantley?
Read it at Arkansas News and Arkansas Blog.

Berryville mayor is going to jail
Berryville Mayor Tim McKinney will serve jail time over a misdemeanor drunk driving and possession of marijuana charge.
Read it at Harrison Daily Times


Dick Cheney is writing a book
Come spring of 2011, you can read all about Dick Cheney’s career. Finally.
Read it at The Huffington Post

Yes, Steve Jobs had a liver transplant
The rumors that Steve Jobs has been in Memphis are true. The Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute says he received a new liver and is doing well.
Read it at TUAW

[Photo by Sigalakos via Flickr and Creative Commons 2.0]

Disclosure: The owner of the sale barn property, Billy Joe Bartholomew, is our own Dustin Bartholomew’s grandfather. Read our full disclosure policy here.