Daily Flyer: Monday, Oct. 15

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News Briefs

The roughly 0.2-acre St. Joseph Park is now open at 311 E. Lafayette St. on the grounds of the former St. Joseph’s Catholic Church campus.

Photo: Todd Gill, Flyer staff

City officials will hold a kickoff meeting for the Wedington Corridor Plan at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25 at the Fayetteville Boys & Girls Club.

The 2012 Lights of the Ozarks season runs from Nov. 17 through the end of the year on the Fayetteville downtown square.

The Symphony of Northwest Arkansas (SoNA) recently announced the addition of two new staff members.

Four new officers with the Fayetteville Police Department recently graduated from the Northwest Arkansas Law Enforcement Training Academy, it was announced last week.

Here are this week’s scheduled public meetings in Fayetteville.

Arkansas quarterback Tyler Wilson passed for 372 yards and a career-high five touchdowns to lead the Hogs to a 49-7 win over Kentucky in a game that was ended in the third quarter due to severe weather.

Monday Events

JJ’s Grill: Steve Dimmit
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Jeff Gray Jazz
The Perk: Open acoustic jam
Pesto Cafe: Darren Ray
George’s Majestic Lounge: Trampled by Turtles / HoneyHoney
Rogue: Sock Party / Friday, Maybe Saturday

Monday Public Meeting

11:00 a.m.League of Women Voters Candidate Forum – House 85 *City Hall, Room 219
2:00 p.m.League of Women Voters Candidate Forum – House 84 *City Hall, Room 219
3:00 p.m.Town and Gown Advisory CommitteeGenesis Technology Incubator
4:00 p.m.Public Library Board of TrusteesPublic Library, Henry Room
4:00 p.m.League of Women Voters Candidate Forum – Senate 7City Hall, Room 219
4:30 p.m.City Council TourCity Hall, Mayor’s office

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

Monday Birthdays

Locals: Abbe Price, Deborah Murray, Adam Jones, Jeff Patrick, Kim Scott, Bill Lonon, Laney Bryan, Autumn Darling, Teresa Lackey, Brandon Vick, Bret Bolinger, Judy Jacobs, Gary Alderson and Leslie Holt.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.

Others: Singer Tito Jackson of the Jacksons is 59, actor Jere Burns is 58, documentary filmmaker and former pro skateboarder Stacy Peralta is 55, TV chef Emeril Lagasse is 53, actor Matt Keeslar is 40 and reality TV personality Holly Montag is 19.