Daily Flyer: Wednesday, July 11

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News Briefs

Meet Mia, a 4-year-old black and brown Tabby kitty

Photo: Todd Gill

This week’s featured pets available at the Fayetteville Animal Shelter are Mia, a 4-year-old black and brown Tabby kitty, and Plato, a 2-year-old Blue Heeler/Shepherd mix.

The upcoming Fayetteville Roots Festival a great thing for Fayetteville, and an even greater thing for Flyer readers because we’ve got festival passes to give away to some of you. Try to win them.

Fayetteville artist Sarah Leflar, in association with University of Arkansas Student Gallery (also known as sUgAR), is planning a one-night pop-up art exhibition entitled “Black Hearts” in Leflar’s south Fayetteville studio from 7-10 p.m. on Saturday, July 28.

Joe Adams’ electrifying play that helped propel the Razorback football team to a 49-7 win over Tennessee last year is one of four finalists in an online voting competition for an ESPY Best Play award. Vote for Joe!

Wednesday Events

Greenhouse Grille: Chooch
JJ’s Grill: Russ Hutchison
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Jackson
Herman’s Ribhouse: Effron White
Legacy Blues Lounge: Rachel Billingsly / Jami Lockhart
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: TradeWind Game Tournament
George’s Majestic Lounge: Clutch / Prong / Lionize

Wednesday Public Meetings

10:00 a.m.Pre-Bid Meeting: Bid 12-58, Construction – Crossover Rd. Water & Sewer Main ReplacementCity Hall, Room 326
2:00 p.m.Bid Opening: Bid 12-60, Tire & Wheel Assemblies for Wheel LoaderCity Hall, Room 326
3:30 p.m.Fayetteville Board of Health *Washington County Emergency Operations Center
4:00 p.m.Urban Forestry Advisory Board *City Hall, Room 111
5:30 p.m.Active Transportation Advisory Committee *City Hall, Room 326

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

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals: Rachel Holt, Kyle Cowan, Maci Edwards, Denise Sweet, Brandy Roper, Brian Bailey, Richard Welsh, Renita Trumbo, Maury Jones, Merlin Leach, Becky Bowerman, Patrick Parkerson, Leatha Hill, Matthew Rich, Robert Poulson, Laberta Lashley, Barry Moore, Stephanie Salgado, Pak Zilfira and Diana Billingslea.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.
Others: Actor Tab Hunter is 81, guitarist Richie Sambora (Bon Jovi) is 53, singer Suzanne Vega is 53, actor Michael Rosenbaum is 40, rapper Lil Kim is 37, singer Ben Gibbard (Death Cab for Cutie) is 36, and rapper Lil’ Zane is 30.