Daily Flyer: Monday, Nov. 5, 2012

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News Briefs

Arkansas sophomore BJ Young dribbles the ball during this year’s Razorback Red-White game. The Hogs play their final exhibition game tonight before regular season play begins Friday night.

Photo: Todd Gill, Flyer staff

Early voting for this year’s general election continues through 5 p.m. today at the Washington County Courthouse, located at the corner of College Avenue and Dickson Street in Fayetteville.

Medicine vending machine company Medbox has filed a federal defamation lawsuit against Jerry Cox and the Family Council Action Committee for their use of the company’s trademarked imagery during a recent press conference objecting to Issue 5, a ballot measure that would legalize the medical use of marijuana for Arkansas patients with certain conditions.

City officials were notified this week that Fayetteville has been named a 2012 Arkansas Volunteer Community of the Year. This is the fourth year in a row the city has been recognized for the award.

The Razorbacks men’s basketball team hosts LeMoyne-Owen at 7 p.m. tonight inside Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.

Monday Events

JJ’s Grill: Jonathon Dooly
The Perk: Acoustic jam
Pesto Cafe: Darren Ray
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Tiffany Christopher

Monday Public Meetings

3:45 p.m.Board of Adjustments * (agenda)City Hall, Room 111
5:30 p.m.Parks and Recreation 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: Alisha Gourley, Jason Bigbee, Jennifer Blunt, Terry Tremwel, Erin Boss, Christi Daniels, Debbie Holmes and Kevin Kelsey.
* Send us your local birthday shout-outs.

Others: Singer Art Garfunkel is 71, singer Bryan Adams is 53, actress Tilda Swinton is 52, actress Tatum O’Neal is 49, actor Sam Rockwell is 43, guitarist-keyboardist Jonny Greenwood of Radiohead is 41, singer-guitarist Ryan Adams is 38, model Eva Gonzalez is 32 and guitarist Kevin Jonas of the Jonas Brothers is 25.