A few people wrote in asking what was up with the bomb squad at Bank of Arkansas Friday. According to reports, Timothy Fiveash, 50, of Fayetteville, was arrested after allegedly walking into the bank and claiming he had a bomb. (KFSM)
Benjamin Michael Maguire, 24, of Fayetteville faces three misdemeanor charges in connection with a recent sandwich throwing incident. NWAHomePage has a better opening: “A Fayetteville man has been arrested for assaulting a police officer… with a sandwich.” (NWAHomePage)
Paid parking in the Dickson Street area hit its one-year anniversary last week. A lot has happened in the area in a year. Businesses have moved out, others have moved in. According to tax reports, HMR tax collections have increased by 4.3 percent from September through June, compared with the same period the year before. In the Dickson Street area alone, the figures show a 6.1 percent increase. (Fayetteville Flyer, NWAOnline)
Locals: Judy Williams, James Hoelscher, Kim O’Donnel, Mendy Craig, Matt McCoy, Sara Tumlison, Teddy Sablon, Brad Williams, and Meghan Marie Placek.
Others: Writer Ray Bradbury is 91, actress Cindy Williams (Lavern & Shirley) is 64, singer/songwriter Tori Amos is 48 and singer Howie Dorough (Backstreet Boys) is 38.
Send us your local birthday shout outs.
As for what’s happening around town tonight, as usual, it’s a short Monday list.
There’s a metal show at Rogue with locals Chemical Discipline, Day of the Rope and Bass Ninja Critter.
Also tonight, Scott Miller is at JJ’s, Darren Ray is at Pesto Cafe and there’s an open acoustic jam at The Perk.
- The Perk: Open acoustic jam
- Pesto Cafe: Darren Ray
- Rogue Pizza Co.: Chemical Discipline / Day of the Rope / Bass Ninja Critter
- Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Blues Dudes
- JJ’s Grill: Scott Miller
- City Hall, Room 326: Pre Bid Meeting for Tree Planting – 2:00 p.m.
- City Hall, Room 219: Planning Commission * – 5:30 p.m.
* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel are indicated with an asterisk