Daily Flyer: Wednesday, May 23

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News Briefs

A crew with SIGN-A-RAMA installs a banner over Dickson Street welcoming Walmart Shareholders to town. The annual shareholders meeting is set for June 1 at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.

Photo: Dustin Bartholomew, Fayetteville Flyer

As promised, the main scoreboard at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium is getting an upgrade. Crews began installing a brand new $4.6 million HD video display this week.

The full (unofficial) results of the Washington County primary elections are in. Keep in mind these are only for Washington County.

New York, Philadelphia, and New Orleans. Tokyo, Istanbul, and Bilbao. These are just a few of the places that display sculptural versions of pop artist Robert Indiana’s iconic “LOVE” image. As of May 23, Bentonville will be added to the list.

Former Fayetteville resident Cory Branan just released his third album on Chicago’s Bloodshot Records.

Wednesday Events

Greenhouse Grille: Dave Baer
JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
Legacy Blues Lounge: Brick Fields Duo
Foghorn’s on College: Effron White
Block Avenue: Alley 38
Herman’s Ribhouse: Tommy Nolan
Rogue: Scorned / Revolution Butterfly
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: DJ EJ’s Wheels of Steel: Nu-Disco Night
JR’s Lightbulb Club: DJ Clunk

Wednesday Public Meetings

3:00 p.m.Bid Opening: Bid 12-51, Recycle TrucksCity Hall, Room 326

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

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals: Chris Sellers, Elise Taylor, Kate Lonberger, Kim Davidian, Michael Hackney, Richard Duerr and Tresa Roberson.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.
Others: Actor Charles Kimbrough is 76, comedian Drew Carey is 54, drummer Phil Selway (Radiohead) is 45, country singer Brian McComas is 40, singer Maxwell is 39 and singer Jewel is 38.