Daily Flyer: Thursday, July 5

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News Briefs

Better stock up today.

Photo: Todd Gill

Today is the last day to purchase fireworks in Fayetteville. Better stock up if you plan to shoot fireworks on the make-up day which was set for Sept. 3, Labor Day.

University of Arkansas officials are expected to ask the Fayetteville A&P Commission for a $1 million pledge toward conversion of the old Field House building into a 700-seat performing arts center on the university campus.

Arkansas head football coach John L. Smith may soon file for bankruptcy as a result of several failed real estate investments in Kentucky, the Associated Press reports.

Thursday Events

Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
Fayetteville Public Library: Atari to Xbox – Retro Teen Gamers Night
Fayetteville Square: First Thursday
Sound Warehouse: Artworks by Eli Rickard and Jeanie Hall
JJ’s Grill: Mo Brothers
Foghorn’s on College: Sarah Hughes
Powerhouse Seafood: Leah & The Mojo Doctors
Jammin’ Java: Acoustic jam
Rowdy Beaver Den: Catfish Jackson
Fresco Cafe & Pub: Anthony Ball & Friends
Jose’s: Joe Giles & The HomeWreckers
The Lightbulb Club: Solo Cup & Old School Hip Hop Night
George’s Majestic Lounge: Revolution Butterfly / Animal Noise / People in the Paper

Thursday Public Meetings

4:00 p.m.Planning Agenda Session and Tour *City Hall, Room 111
6:00 p.m.Partners for Better Housing – CancelledCity Hall, Room 111

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

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals: Sam Whiteside, Wade Cunningham, Alain Scaggs, Bret Schulte, Beth Goodwin, Kim Coats, Jennifer Bryant, Tiffany Mayes, Wayne Smith, Sue Thompson and Doug Wilkerson.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.
Others: Singer-songwriter Robbie Robertson (The Band) is 69, singer Huey Lewis is 62, drummer Terry Chimes (The Clash) is 56, actress Edie Falco is 49, actor Michael Stuhlbarg is 44, music producer RZA (Wu-Tang Clan) is 43 and actress Eva Green is 32.