Daily Flyer: Wednesday, Jan. 18

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News Briefs

“The state of our city is sound,” said Mayor Lioneld Jordan during the annual State of the City Address Tuesday night.
»Read the full address here.

Todd Gill, Fayetteville Flyer

We’re not exactly sure when, but Google recently updated some of its close-up map imagery of Fayetteville, and they happened to catch the city at a rather unique time.

It seems a little early to be talking about council elections, but we recently discovered a Facebook page created by local resident Sarah Marsh who plans to become a candidate for Ward 1, Position 2 on the Fayetteville City Council.

Mayor Lioneld Jordan gave his annual State of the City Address before last night’s council meeting. We posted a brief recap of what passed the council and also a transcript of the mayor’s address.

The Arkansas men’s basketball team fell to No. 2 Kentucky 86-63 Tuesday night. The Hogs are now 13-5 on the season heading into Saturday’s matchup against No. 20 Michigan in Bud Walton Arena.

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals: Jeff Lewis, Jeannette Balleza, Carolyn Stephens, Susie Shinn, Diane Carroll, Tracy Rogers, Erika Dotson, Trina Summers, Jennifer Butler, Jeri Van Dine, Terry Taylor, Richard Beazley, Pete Reagan, and Michael Stine.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.
Others: Retired Pro Wrestler Ted DiBiase is 58, Actor-director Kevin Costner is 57, NHL Hall of Famer Mark Messier is 51, comedian Dave Attell is 47, rapper DJ Quik is 42, actor Maulik Pancholy is 38, actor Jason Segal is 32, guitarist Quinn Allman (The Used) is 30, musician Joanna Newsom is 30, and singer Kristy Lee Cook is 28.

Wednesday Events

Elise Davis plays Sound Warehouse and George’s.

Kat Ryals Photography

Arkansas’ own Elise Davis is in town for a couple of performances today. Davis last summer left the Natural State and moved to Nashville to record her fifth album “Cheap Date” with producer Mark Nevers at Beech House Recording. First up is a 6 p.m. in-store appearance at Sound Warehouse. Later in the evening, she’ll take the stage at George’s Majestic Lounge.

The full list:

Fayetteville Public Library: Get Your Geek On: Mousercize
Legacy Blues Lounge: Ben Harris
Greenhouse Grille: Joe Mack
JJ’s Grill: Justin Witte
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Old Time Fiddle Jam
Emelia’s Kitchen: Emelia’s Wine Tasting
Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Ricky, Derek, & Jake
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Tavern Trivia
George’s Majestic Lounge: Elise Davis

Wednesday Public Meetings

9:00 a.m.Technical Plat ReviewCity Hall, Room 326
1:30 p.m.FPL Board of Trustees special meetingPublic Library
5:00 p.m.Washington County Regional Ambulance AuthorityStation 1

» View all of this week’s public meetings
* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel

Elise Davis – Diamond Days