Daily Flyer: Monday, Sept. 24

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News Briefs

University of Arkansas students, parents, alumni and faculty gather outside the Pi Beta Phi Centennial Gate shortly before an official dedication ceremony Friday afternoon on the UA campus.

Photo: Todd Gill, Flyer staff

The University of Arkansas and Pi Beta Phi communities celebrated the dedication of the recently completed Pi Beta Phi Centennial Gate Friday afternoon in Fayetteville. The gate, located on Maple Street at the intersection of the former Campus Drive near Memorial Hall, was built in commemoration of the chapter’s 100-year anniversary on campus.

Those who have visited Dickson Street over the past week or so may have noticed a graphic featuring a nearly six-foot-tall Russian boar on the side of the Hog Haus Brewing Company building.

Fayetteville residents will have several opportunities to learn more about the candidates running for mayor and City Council during a series of independently organized public forums planned throughout next week.

Rutgers quarterback Gary Nova finished with a career-high 397 passing yards and five touchdowns in a 35-26 win over Arkansas Saturday night in Fayetteville.

As frustration sets in for fans of Hogs football, here are the harsh realities surrounding Arkansas’ terrible start to the 2012 football season.

Monday Events

Monday Public Meetings

11:30 a.m.Washington County Regional Ambulance Authority-Central EMS Board of Director’s Annual Meeting800 S. Church Ave.
5:30 p.m.Planning Commission * (agenda)City Hall, Room 219
6:00 p.m.Ward 4 Meeting *City Hall, Room 111

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

Monday Birthdays

Locals: Brooke Galligan, Brandon Hartung, TJ Angeleno, Doug Ronald, C.M. Kieffer, Corrie Ann, Carla Gregory, Summer Barrette-Wright, Rachel Foshe, Jerry Lowery, Nathan Levinson, Abbi Kontz, Chrischasity Herrin and Keisha Holloway.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.

Others: Singer Sonny Turner of the Platters is 73, news anchor Lou Dobbs is 67, drummer Janet Weiss of Sleater-Kinney is 47, actress Jessica Lucas is 27, actor Kyle Sullivan is 24.