Daily Flyer: Tuesday, Sept. 11

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News Briefs

Bojangles is this week’s featured cat available for adoption at the Fayetteville Animal Shelter.

Photo: Todd Gill, Flyer staff

This week’s featured pets available for adoption at the Fayetteville Animal Shelter are Bojangles, a 4-month-old, domestic short-haired kitty, and Tyson, a 3-year-old Shepherd mix pup.

Speaking of animals, one of our readers found a grey and white pit bull pup wearing a steel chain necklace and a white vinyl flea collar near Mount Sequoyah. Is this your dog?

The University of Arkansas creative writing and translation programs earned a top-ranked spot in the United States, according to Poets & Writers magazine.

In other UA news, Mayor Lioneld Jordan’s next town hall meeting is set for 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11 inside the E.J. Ball Courtroom at the University of Arkansas School of Law.

Registration is now open for a coed Incrediball tournament to be hosted next month by the city’s Parks and Recreation Department.

Fayetteville’s hotel, motel and restaurant (HMR) tax receipts saw another record-high this year compared to the same month in 2011.

Tuesday Events

Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
JJ’s Grill: Mike & Grady
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: The Crumbs
Pesto Cafe: Jed Clampit
Rogue: Twisted Tuesdays DJ night

Tuesday Public Meetings

10 a.m.Bid Opening: Bid 12-69, Heavy Duty Truck with Animal Control BodyCity Hall, Room 326
4:30 p.m.City Council Agenda Session * (agenda PDF)City Hall, Room 326
5:15 p.m.Water and Sewer Committee *City Hall, Room 326
5:30 p.m.Street Committee *City Hall, Room 111

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

Tuesday Birthdays

Locals: John Davis, Lindsey Bickel, Andy Trevathan, JR Hinkson, Katie Voldeng, Jeanette Parette, Linda Duck, Steven Brown, Philip McCoy and Cynthia VanBibber.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.

Others: Comedian Tom Dreesen is 73, drummer Mickey Hart of the Grateful Dead is 69, guitarist Leo Kottke is 67, guitarist Tommy Shaw of Styx is 59, musician Moby is 47, singer Harry Connick Jr. is 45, guitarist Jon Buckland of Coldplay is 35, rapper Ludacris is 35 and singer Charles Kelley of Lady Antebellum is 31.