Daily Flyer: Wednesday, Aug. 15

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News Briefs

Arkansas Athletic Department staff tested the new high-definition LED video board at Razorback Stadium Tuesday afternoon.

Photo: Todd Gill, Flyer staff

Nightbird Books recently opened a coffee shop inside the bookstore, and an all-ages venue in the breezeway.

Some members of the Walton Arts Center’s board of directors want to know if the arts center is considered a public entity, and therefore subject to the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

University of Arkansas and Northwest Arkansas Community College officials on Tuesday signed a collaborative agreement that will allow UA credits to go toward an NWACC degree, and vice versa.

The next cash mob event is set for Saturday, Aug. 18 at Sound Warehouse and Hugo’s.

Wednesday Events

Greenhouse Grille: Chooch
JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
Foghorn’s on College: Effron White
Jose’s: Karaoke
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: David Bright
Arsaga’s on Crossover: Singer-songwriter circle
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Tavern Trivia
Legacy Blues Lounge: Ashley McBryde

Wednesday Public Meetings

9:00 a.m.Technical Plat Review (agenda)City Hall, Room 326
1:30 p.m.Fourth Judicial District Drug Task ForceWashington County Sheriff’s office
3:00 p.m.Special Housing Authority Board meetingCity Hall, Room 111
5:00 p.m.Washington County Regional Ambulance AuthorityStation 1

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

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals: John Bain, Michelle Trumbo, Karen Tabor, Erick Wiggins, Karen Rogers, Cheron Brown and Anthony Robinson.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.

Others: Singer-guitarist Tom Johnston of The Doobie Brothers is 64, actress Phyllis Smith (The Office) is 63, actress Debra Messing is 44, actor Ben Affleck is 40 and actress Jennifer Lawrence is 22.