Daily Flyer: Monday, Oct. 8

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News Briefs

Officials break ground on Clear Creek Trail, a 3-mile path that is part of the NWA Razorback Regional Greenway.

Photo: Todd Gill, Flyer staff

Construction is under way on a new trail that will connect Scull Creek Trail to Lake Fayetteville Trail, thanks to a partnership between the cities of Fayetteville and Johnson.

Former KNWA news anchor Matt Turner died Saturday night in a one-vehicle accident in central Arkansas. He was 32 years old.

Flyer Foodie is back and the first recipe is sure to be a fall favorite. Check out Laura’s version of Pumpkin Risotto.

Arkansas running back Dennis Johnson rushed for two touchdowns and the Hogs’ defense recorded eight sacks to help the Razorbacks to a 24-7 road victory over Auburn on Saturday.

Monday Events

Fayetteville Public Library: BookTalk Book Club
UA Campus: Mark Nelson lecture
Fayetteville Town Center: An Evening with Jonathan and Kara Story
JJ’s Grill: Heather McCreary
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Jeff Gray Jazz
Pesto Cafe: Darren Ray
The AMP: Andy Grammer / Space Capone / Chris Wallace
Walton Arts Center: UA Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band Concert

Monday Public Meetings

2:00 p.m.Advertising and Promotion Commission * (agenda)Town Center, Room 111
5:30 p.m.Planning Commission * (agenda)City Hall, Room 219
6:00 p.m.Animal Services Advisory Board *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: Jonathan Trawick, Chris Davis, Chris James, Tabitha Thompson, Ashley Criner, Amanda Ashworth, Val Gonzalez, Ashley Sullivan, Spike Snell, James Cherry, Elissa Warmack, Daniel Bonner-Bell, Vernon Tarver and Kimberly Canova.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.

Others: Actor Paul Hogan is 73, minister and activist Jesse Jackson is 71, actor-comedian Chevy Chase is 69, actress Sigourney Weaver is 63, singer-bassist Robert “Kool” Bell of Kool and the Gang is 62, actor-comedian Darrell Hammond is 57, bassist C.J. Ramone of the Ramones is 47, actor Jeremy Davies is 43, actor-screenwriter Matt Damon is 42 and actor and TV host Nick Cannon is 32.