Daily Flyer: Monday, April 2

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News Briefs

Frisco Trail between Maple and Lafayette streets

Todd Gill, Flyer staff

Frisco Trail will be closed between Maple and Lafayette streets from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today. The closure is necessary to allow for demolition of the Maple Street Apartments buildings immediately adjacent to the trail.

Arkansas head football Coach Bobby Petrino was involved in a motorcycle accident Sunday night. A statement from the Petrino family states “he is in stable condition and is expected to make a full recovery.”

Most Wakarusa fans have likely already purchased tickets for this year’s four-day festival. If not, now is a good time to take care of that before prices go up.

After earning second-team All-SEC and All-Freshman team honors in his first season as a Razorback, Arkansas guard B.J. Young has submitted his name for consideration in the the 2012 NBA draft.

Monday Events


Fayetteville Public Library: BookTalk @ Night
The Perk: Open acoustic jam
Pesto Cafe: Darren Ray

Monday Public Meetings

3:45 p.m.Board of Adjustments *City Hall, Room 111
5:30 p.m.Parks and Recreation Advisory Board *City Hall, Room 111

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

Monday Birthdays

Aaron Szabo, BalaGee Sreenivasan, Bethany Stephens, Carrie Doss, Christine Henderson, Elizabeth McCarter, Emily Ironside, Jon Pendergrass, Kristy Huddleston, and Ryan Gill.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.
Others: Singer Leon Russell is 70, singer Emmylou Harris is 65, drummer Dave Robinson (The Cars) is 59, actor Michael Fassbender is 35, actress Bethany Joy Galeotti (One Tree Hill) is 31, and singer Lee Dewyze (American Idol) is 26.