Daily Flyer: Monday, Sept. 10

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News Briefs

The Silas Hunt Memorial Sculpture, located between Old Main and the Academic Support Building, was created by University of Central Arkansas professor of art Bryan Massey Sr.

Photo: Todd Gill, Flyer staff

The Fayetteville Farmers’ Market claimed the top spot in the 2012 America’s Favorite Farmers Market contest sponsored by American Farmland Trust.

A sculpture honoring Silas Hunt, the first African-American law student at the University of Arkansas, was dedicated on the UA campus last week.

In the latest Flyer book review, Roger Barrett examines “NW” by Zadie Smith. Barrett says “there will not be another book like this written until the next Zadie Smith novel, a novel that challenges you to notice. Do yourself a favor and give it a try.”

Razorback athletics has some good news and bad news. On Friday, the UA Board of Trustees approved the construction of three new athletic facilities, a Student-Athlete Success Center, a basketball practice facility and a baseball and track indoor training facility. On Saturday, the football team suffered an epic loss to Louisiana-Monroe, ending the chances of the Hogs winning a national title this year.

Monday Events

Fayetteville Public Library: Book Talk @ Night
The Perk: Open acoustic jam
Pesto Cafe: Darren Ray
Powerhouse Seafood: Casual Flyze / David Briggs

Monday Public Meetings

2:00 p.m.Advertising and Promotion Commission (agenda PDF)Town Center
3:45 p.m.Board of Adjustments *City Hall, Room 111
5:30 p.m.Parks and Recreation Advisory Board *City Hall, Room 111
5:30 p.m.Planning Commission * (agenda PDF)City Hall, Room 219
6:00 p.m.Animal Services Advisory Board *City Hall, Room 326

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

Monday Birthdays

Locals: Anndra Jean, Tammie McKinzie, Dixon Edwards, Joe Sidney, Kim Wright and Ashley Anderson.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.

Others: Guitarist Joe Perry of Aerosmith is 62, actor Colin Firth is 52, rapper Big Daddy Kane is 44, director Guy Ritchie is 44, bassist Mikey Way of My Chemical Romance is 32 and guitarist Matthew Followill of Kings of Leon is 28.