Daily Flyer: Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012

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News Briefs

City crews began replacing the Razorback banners this week along Dickson Street in preparation for the upcoming holiday season.

Photo: Todd Gill, Flyer staff

Justin Tennant got a lot more than he bargained for during Monday’s meeting of the Town and Gown Advisory Committee. Read our story for more on how the committee weighed in on the University of Arkansas’ recent request for $1 million in HMR tax funds.

Early voting began at 8 a.m. today for the 2012 Ward 4 runoff election in Fayetteville. Those wishing to vote early may cast ballots from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today, Wednesday and Monday inside the County Clerk’s Office at the Washington County Courthouse.

The Fayetteville City Council will meet tonight at 6 p.m. inside the City Administration Building. Here’s a brief rundown of each item set to be discussed.

Still need a turkey for Thanksgiving? Owners can get one for $15 off at Ozark Natural Foods this week! That news and more in this week’s Flyer Sponsor post.

Tuesday Events

Fayetteville Public Library: Free Screening: Up Among the Hills
JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
George’s Majestic Lounge: Nonpoint
Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Degree Recital, Paige Quinn French Horn Recital
Rogue: Ozark Poetry Slam – Cover Slam

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Tuesday Public Meetings

6:00 p.m.City Council Meeting* (agenda)City Hall, Room 219

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* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel

Tuesday Birthdays

Locals: Marilyne Nix, Bree Collins, Erin Sewell, Jared Hickman, Larry Brail, Jack Lovin, Mason Churchill, Mary Lack, Catherine Brimberry, Chuck LeWallen, Travis Maguire, Chad Stamps, Jonne Magness and Cindy Bruce.
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Others: Vice President Joe Biden is 70, singer-guitarist Joe Walsh of The Eagles is 65, actress Bo Derek is 56, pianist Jim Brickman is 51, rapper Mike D of the Beastie Boys is 47, rapper Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest is 42, actor/comedian/TV host Joel McHale is 41, country singer Dierks Bentley is 37, actor Joshua Gomez is 37, country singer Josh Turner is 35, actress Nadine Velazquez is 34, actress Ashley Fink is 26, bassist Jared Followill of Kings of Leon is 26 and actor Cody Linley is 23.