Daily Flyer: Monday, July 23

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News Briefs

A 632-unit student housing project called “The Grove” can be seen from the Fayetteville Public Library looking south past Fayetteville City Hospital. The complex occupies land where the Washington County Livestock Auction used to be.

Photo: Todd Gill, Flyer staff

As recommended, the Fayetteville A&P Commission will seek a written opinion from Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel regarding the University of Arkansas’ request for $1 million in A&P funds.

It looks like voters will get to decide whether the retail alcohol sales will be allowed in Benton County in November. The Benton County Clerk’s office has reportedly reached the magic number of 41,171 signatures needed to put the measure on the ballot.

Here are the public meetings scheduled for this week in Fayetteville.

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg was in Bentonville this weekend to discuss business with Walmart officials.

Volunteers are needed for a University of Arkansas cigarette smoking research study. Participants will receive $20.

In his latest beer review, J.T. Wampler gave La Fin Du Monde a five-star rating.

Monday Events

JJ’s Grill: Will Gunselman
Pesto Cafe: Darren Ray
The Perk: Open acoustic jam
Powerhouse Seafood: Steve Dimmitt
Fayetteville Boys & Girls Club: Eagles Camp

Monday Public Meetings

5:30 p.m.Planning Commission * (agenda)City Hall, Room 219

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

Monday Birthdays

Locals: Lisa Mendenhall, Natalie McIlwain, Scott Lampkin, Elise Better, Charlie Porter, Jason Smith, Russell Mullins, Robert Walker, Bill Brumett, Kelly Stuckey, Gail Eads and Derek Kastner.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.

Others: Actor Woody Harrelson is 51, guitarist Slash is 47, actor Philip Seymour Hoffman is 45, country singer Alison Krauss is 41, actor-comedian Marlon Wayans is 40 and actor Daniel Radcliffe is 23.