Daily Flyer: Wednesday, Dec. 14

In case you missed it…

A section of Garland Ave. closed temporarily yesterday following a head-on collision between a pickup and a Razorback Transit bus. According to reports, there were no life threatening injuries. (KNWA, NWAOnline)

We have two pairs of tickets to give away to the New Year’s Eve performance of “It’s a Wonderful Life” by TheatreSquared. Entering is easy. Just tell us what was the best give you ever received.

After winning the 7A state championship game earlier this month, the FHS Bulldog football team was surprised yesterday by a gauntlet walk and quick pep rally at the school. The team thought they were gathering for a team photo. Here’s a video.

Happy Birthday!

Locals: Michael McNamara, Jack Douglas, Mandy Broadstreet, Audra Flammang, Jessica Brooks, Shawna Forrest, Frou Gallagher, Joelle Lynn, Keyla Cruz, Scott Yard, Patsy Masingale, Jules Taylor and Eric White.
Others: Actress Patty Duke is 65, bassist Cliff Williams (AC/DC) is 62, actor Paul Zaloom (Beakman’s World) is 60 and actress Vanessa Hudgens (High School Musical) is 23.
*Send us your local birthday shout outs.

Wednesday To-do

Anyone interested in volunteering for Last Night Fayetteville, the new New Year’s Eve celebration on the Square, should attend a meeting tonight at 6 p.m. in the Fayetteville Public Library. Expect a quick info session followed by assignments of volunteer positions. All volunteers get two free tickets to the event.

The U.S. Postal Service will hold a meeting today at 6 p.m. an the UARK Bowl to gather public reaction to its proposal to consolidate its Northwest Arkansas mail processing center with one in Little Rock.

There are a few more options tonight, too. See the list below.

The list

JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
Greenhouse Grille: Chooch
UARK Bowl: USPS Public Meeting
Fayetteville Public Library: Last Night volunteer meeting
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: The Return of Wii Bowling
Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Michael Tisdale

Wednesday Public Meetings

Time Meeting Location
9:00 a.m. Technical Plat Review City Hall, Room 326
9:30 a.m. Special Fire Pension Meeting * City Hall, Room 219
2:00 p.m. Bids 12-01 through 12-10: Bulk Material Bids City Hall, Room 326
4:00 p.m. Urban Forestry Advisory Board * City Hall, Room 111
4:00 p.m. Walton Arts Center Council Walton Arts Center
4:00 p.m. Nominating Committee Interviews City Hall, Room 326

* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel are indicated with an asterisk