In case you missed it…
Fayetteville police arrested one person who they believe planned a home invasion on Olive Avenue that left one suspect dead.
Workers from NWA Sign Shop were installing Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery signs on the north and east sides of the building formerly home to T.G.I. Friday’s in north Fayetteville last week.
The Fayetteville Bulldogs beat the Bentonville Tigers 29-28 in overtime in the 7A state championship football game. It’s the first state title for the Bulldogs since 2007.
Despite finishing No. 6 in the final BSC standings, Arkansas will not be playing in a BCS bowl this year. Instead, the Hogs will take on No. 8 Kansas State in the AT&T Cotton Bowl.
Locals:Jake Lee, James Funderburk, Heather Miley, Caleb Clark, Cary Hague, Stephanie Humphreys, Bill Dugan and Adrienne Soehner-Engle.
Others:Singer Little Richard is 79, guitarist J.J. Cale is 73, singer Jim Messina (Buffalo Springfield) is 64, singer/guitarist John Rzeznik (The Goo Goo Dolls) is 46, comedian Margaret Cho is 43 and actor Frankie Muniz (Malcolm in the Middle) is 26.
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Nashville’s Kopecky Family Band are set to return to Fayetteville tonight. The group was just named to Paste Magazine’s list of the ‘25 Best Live Acts of 2011‘ alongside bands like My Morning Jacket, The Flaming Lips, The Avett Brothers, and Girl Talk.
From the list: “Attending a Kopecky show feels like a warm welcome at a family reunion, if your family was a multitalented, show-stopping rock band.”
Monday Public Meetings
|5:30 p.m.||Parks and Recreation Advisory Board *||City Hall, Room 111|
* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel are indicated with an asterisk