Daily Flyer: Tuesday, April 10

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News Briefs

ESPN’s Shelley Smith reports on the Bobby Petrino situation during a rally held Monday evening on the University of Arkansas campus.

Staff photo

A crowd of Razorbacks fans turned out to show support for suspended head football coach Bobby Petrino at a rally held Monday evening on the University of Arkansas campus. Here are some photos and a video.

The Fayetteville Advertising and Promotion Commission agreed to make a formal offer to the owner of the Old Post Office Building during its regularly scheduled meeting Monday afternoon.

The commissioners also took a second look at a set of recently proposed bylaws before officially adding them to the books on Monday.

Arkansas freshman guard BJ Young will return to Arkansas for his sophomore season, he announced at the team’s postseason banquet held Monday night on the UA campus

50% off eyeglass frames? Check. Red Solo Cup night, featuring $2 beers? Check. 50% off spring clothing? We’ve got that too. Those are just a few of the discounts on the list from our sponsors this week. Check ’em out.

Tuesday Events


The Iceberg: Greenovation
JJ’s Grill: Ashley McBryde
Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Boston Mountain Brassworks Concert
Pesto Cafe: Jed Clampit
Walton Arts Center: Foreigner: Washington Regional Gala
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: David Bright, Brad Helms and Chris Parker
Nightbird Books: David Foster Wallace appreciation night
George’s Majestic Lounge: Shpongle presents The Masquerade, Phutureprimitive
Rogue: T.Jay

Tuesday Public Meetings

10:00 a.m.Pre-Bid Meeting: Bid 12-33, Construction – St. Joseph Park311 Lafayette St. Fayetteville
2:00 p.m.Bid Opening: Bid 12-31, Trailer Mounted Diesel Water Pump & Bid 12-32, Sewer Cleaning-Vacuum MachineCity Hall, Room 326
4:30 p.m.City Council Agenda Session * (agenda)City Hall, Room 326

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

Tuesday Birthdays

Locals: Brittany Phillips, Chris Garrett, Greg Leding, James Huffman, Jim Atkisson, Jordin Tarver, Mary Claire, Norman Harrop, Sarah Fine, Shawna McFatrich, and Stephanie Irving
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.
Others: Actor Max von Sydow is 83, TV football personality John Madden is 76, actor Steven Seagal is 60, singer-producer Babyface is 54, musician Brian Setzer is 53, rapper Afrika Bambaataa is 52, rapper Q-Tip is 42, musician Chris Carrabba is 37, actor Michael Pitt is 31, singer-actress Mandy Moore is 28, and actor Haley Joel Osment is 24.