FHS students returned to class today with school additions that include an 850-seat performing arts center which holds nearly three times as many people as the old auditorium; a 2,200-seat sports arena with two practice gyms and locker rooms; and classrooms for drama, band, orchestra and choir.
Mayor Lioneld Jordan’s next town hall meeting is tonight from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Butterfield Trail Village. As with all town hall meetings, the event is open to anyone interested in knowing more about local government issues. Those in attendance can enter a free drawing to win a print by Fayetteville artist Beth Pauvlinch.
Speaking of meetings, this week’s scheduled public meetings include a Town Hall meeting on Monday, a City Council meeting on Tuesday, plus a school board meeting and a public meeting about the Center Street sidewalk improvements on Thursday.
CBS Sports Network today announced a new, seven-episode series featuring an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at the Arkansas Razorbacks’ 2012 football season.
Monday Public Meetings
|4:00 p.m.||Public Library Board of Trustees||Public Library, Henry Board Room|
|7:00 p.m.||Mayor’s Town Hall Meeting *||Butterfield Trail Village|
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* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel
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Others: Trombone player Jimmy Pankow of Chicago is 65, singer Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin is 64, singer-songwriter John Hiatt is 60, Today show weatherman Al Roker is 58, actress Joan Allen is 56, rapper KRS-One is 47 and singer-actress Demi Lovato is 20.