Daily Flyer: Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012

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News Briefs

City Engineer Chris Brown discussed Fayetteville’s 5-Year Trail Construction Plan during Monday night’s Town Hall Meeting.


Ever dreamed of running your own library? If so, then join Todd Bol, co-founder of the Little Free Library program, for a discussion today at the Fayetteville Public Library.

The Fayetteville Animal Shelter will host its 2012 holiday open house event on Saturday, Dec. 8 inside the shelter at 1640 S. Armstrong Road.

The University of Arkansas’ vice chancellor for University Advancement, Brad Choate, and the division’s budget officer were reassigned to other duties after “a significant imbalance” was discovered, UA Chancellor G. David Gearhart said in a message issued Monday.

Alison Moore, former Fayetteville resident and winner of the Katherine Ann Porter Prize for Fiction, will read excerpts from her newest novel, “Riders on the Orphan Train,” at 6 p.m. Dec. 6 inside the Fayetteville Public Library.

Arkansas senior wide receiver Cobi Hamilton was a unanimous choice Monday for the Associated Press’ All-SEC first team.

Tuesday Events

6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Isayah’s Allstars
6 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Little Free Library info program
7 p.m.  Mt. Sequoyah: Jori Costello
7 p.m.  Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Brick Fields
7 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: Billy Elliot The Musical
7:30 p.m.  Har-Ber High School – Springdale: University Symphony Orchestra Concert

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Tuesday 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: Jessy Lang, Peggy Treiber, Lana Aiken, Rebecca Pappas, Brandi Jones, Matt Franklin, Debbie Faddis, Jo Ann Wardein, Lenee Chadwick, Hannah Savage, Evgenia Akhmetova, Natalie Brown, Clara Bolen, Star Bridges and Ryan Kelly.
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Others: Actress Gemma Jones is 70, singer-bassist Chris Hillman of The Byrds and the Flying Burrito Brothers is 68, actor Jeff Bridges is 63, guitarist Gary Rossington of Lynyrd Skynyrd is 61, actress Chelsea Noble is 48, actress Marisa Tomei is 48, actor and comedian Fred Armisen is 46, rapper Jay-Z is 43, actor Kevin Sussman is 42 and model Tyra Banks is 39.