Daily Flyer: Wednesday, May 9

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News Briefs

A couple of campaign supporters stand outside the Washington County Courthouse Wednesday morning in Fayetteville.

Staff photo

Early voting is under way for the May 22 primary election. Those wishing to cast a primary ballot before election day should head to the third floor of the Washington County Courthouse at College Avenue and Dickson Street between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Friday or 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, may 12 and May 19. Early voting ends May 21.

Traffic on Crossover Road will be restricted to one lane between Kantz and Golden Oaks drives this week.

For the first time ever, commencement ceremonies for students graduating in Bud Walton Arena on Saturday, May 12 will be live-streamed on the world wide web.

The instructor behind the lip dub videos produced by Fayetteville High School students the last few years is ready to teach you how to get YouTube famous.

A Benton County group is just 5,000 signatures away from getting a wet/dry vote on the November ballot.

Wednesday Events

JJ’s Grill: Miller & Buford
Greenhouse Grille: Chooch
Herman’s Ribhouse: John Dennie
Legacy Blues Lounge: Effron White / Walter Savage
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Jody Andrews and Gary Hutchinson
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Tavern Trivia

Wednesday Public Meetings

4:00 p.m.Urban Forestry Advisory Board *City Hall, Room 111

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

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals: Amy Smith, Chris Pleimann, Christopher Polk, Danny Messer, Jason Tipton, Randall Shreve, Rick Stagner, Samuel Gray, Stephen Morgan, Todd Millikin, Todd Starr, Wade Kincaid, and Wendy Norman.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.
Others: Producer-director James L. Brooks is 72, actress Candice Bergen is 66, singer Billy Joel is 63, rapper Ghostface Killah is 42, singer Andrew W.K. is 33, actress Rosario Dawson is 33, and reality TV star Audrina Patridge is 27.