Daily Flyer: Thursday, Sept. 13

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News Briefs

Fayetteville High School students gather Thursday morning for the first pep rally held inside the Bulldogs’ new gymnasium.

Photo: Todd Gill, Flyer staff

An approved plan for wider sidewalks along East Center Street was revisited and eventually abandoned Tuesday night by the Fayetteville Street Committee.

Fayetteville police made a third arrest in connection with a November 2011 home invasion at 232 N. Olive Ave. that left one burglar dead and another man shot.

The League of Women Voters will host a Sept. 19 panel discussion on ballot issues voters will face this November, including local liquor-sales votes and the statewide medical marijuana issue.

About 75 people stood in line Thursday morning to be the first to shop at a new Goodwill store in Fayetteville. It’s the sixth Goodwill location in the region and the 31st in the state.

Thursday Events

Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
Rowdy Beaver Den: Isayah and the Allstars
Botanical Garden of the Ozarks: Chefs in the Garden 2012
Sound Warehouse: The Vine Brothers
Rogue: Effron White, Richard Hartrick and John Davies / John Henry and the EarthShakers with Shawn James
Foghorn’s on College: Jamie Wolf
Fresco Cafe & Pub: Anthony Ball & Friends
Jammin’ Java: Acoustic jam
Powerhouse Seafood: Uncrowned Kings
JJ’s Grill: Tim Meitzen
Legacy Blues Lounge: Adam Collins / Cadilllac Jackson
Nadine Baum Studios: TheatreSquared’s Noises Off
UARK Bowl: Comedians NWA Present: Fools on Parade
Mojo’s Pints & Pies: The Vine Brothers
George’s Majestic Lounge: Ozark Blues Challenge
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Blind Pets

Thursday Public Meetings

9:00 a.m.Subdivision Committee * (agenda PDF)City Hall, Room 326
12:00 p.m.Fayetteville Forward Inclusion GroupCity Hall, Room 111
1:30 p.m.Airport Board *Airport Conference Room
5:30 p.m.Environmental Action Committee *City Hall, Room 111
6:00 p.m.Fayetteville Forward Creative Economy GroupNew Design School

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

Thursday Birthdays

Locals: Tim Graves, Joanna Pollock, Kimle Nguyen, TJ Carpenter and Kara Kennel.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.

Others: Actress Barbara Bain is 81, singer Peter Cetera of Chicago is 68, singer Randy Jones of the Village People is 60, singer-guitarist Dave Mustaine of Megadeth is 51, radio and TV personality Tavis Smiley is 48, guitarist Joe Don Rooney of Rascal Flatts is 37, singer Fiona Apple is 35 and actor Ben Savage is 32.