Daily Flyer: Wednesday, Sept. 5

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News Briefs

Meet John, a six-month-old, brindle Hound-Shepherd mix pup available for adoption at the Fayetteville Animal Shelter.

Photo: Todd Gill, Flyer staff

This week’s featured pets available for adoption are John, a six-month-old, brindle Hound-Shepherd mix pup and Sweet Caroline, a 2-year-old Tabico kitty.

The Fayetteville Council of Neighborhoods is asking the public to submit questions for consideration during a planned mayoral candidate forum to be held later this month.

Thanks to a Michigan loss and a South Carolina scare, Arkansas moved up two spots to No. 8 in this week’s Associated Press Top 25 college football poll.

Tensie Whelan, president of the Rainforest Alliance, will speak in Fayetteville tonight on the ways that sustainability is entering the mainstream in countries around the world.

Arkansas is No. 4 on the recently released “Fifty Shades of Cray,” a list of the top ten party schools for 2013

Wednesday Events

UA – Anne Kittrell Art Gallery: Matt Miller Exhibit and Reception
JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
Legacy Blues Lounge: Roby Pantall
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Roots and Hellfire
Foghorn’s on College: Open mic night w/ Effron White
Jose’s: Karaoke
UARK Bowl: Standup Open Mic Night

Wednesday Public Meetings

4:00 p.m.Nominating Committee InterviewsCity Hall, Room 326

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

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals: Colby Berna, Emily Bishop, Celine Fillaud-Simpson, Cari Manuel-Lewis, Chuck Brouillette, Alan Wilbourn, Stacie Pepin, Sara Bartlett, Lanie Ball, Camron McAhren, Matthew Couch, Kathryn Weldon and Barry Herzog.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.

Others: Comedian-actor Bob Newhart is 83, actor George Lazenby is 73, actress Raquel Welch is 72, actor Michael Keaton is 61, singer Terry Ellis of En Vogue is 49, drummer Brad Wilk of Rage Against the Machine is 44, TV personality-musician Dweezil Zappa is 43, actress Rose McGowan is 39, actress Kat Graham (The Vampire Diaries) is 26 and actor Skandar Keynes is 21.