Daily Flyer: Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012

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News Briefs

Members of the Fayetteville High School volleyball team present Mayor Lioneld Jordan with a signed volleyball after Jordan read a proclamation Tuesday night honoring the team for its 2012 State Championship title.

Photo: Todd Gill

Arvest Bank officials are set to break ground on the newest Fayetteville branch tomorrow morning. The new location will replace a long vacant car dealership at the southwest corner of College and Township.

Fayetteville’s newest City Council members have plenty of information to digest before their first meeting in January. Aldermen-elect Alan Long, Sarah Marsh and Martin Schoppmeyer sat through a series of brief meetings Tuesday morning as part of the city’s New Aldermen Orientation program.

Speaking of City Council, here’s a recap of all action taken during last night’s meeting, which was the final council meeting of the year.

Local forecasters say there is a potential for severe weather in Northwest Arkansas this week, including a wintry mix and some light snow. No accumulation is expected, though.

Colorado-based electronic duo Big Gigantic is coming to Fayetteville in February. The band will perform on a newly expanded stage at George’s Majestic Lounge.

Wednesday Events

11:30 p.m.  Bear’s Place: Brick Fields Duo
9 p.m.  Scarpino: GlitchCon and Neo Victorian party
5:30 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Free Flix Before 6 – ELF
6 p.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Sarah Hughes
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Russ Hutchison
7 p.m.  Mt. Sequoyah: Effron White
7 p.m.  Bud Walton Arena: UA Women’s Basketball vs. Mississippi Valley State
7 p.m  Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Carter Sampson
8 p.m.  Legacy Blues Lounge: Big Bluesy
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Tavern Trivia

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Wednesday Meetings

9:00 a.m.Technical Plat Review (agenda)City Hall, Room 326
5:00 p.m.Washington County Regional Ambulance AuthorityStation 1

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* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals: Leslie Pennel, Philip Taldo, Austin Elizabeth, Elizabeth Butler, Jennifer Funderburgh-Solano and Steve Morgan.
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Others: Country singer Little Jimmy Dickens is 92, magician Criss Angel is 45, actress Kristy Swanson is 43, actress Alyssa Milano is 40, actor Jake Gyllenhaal is 32, rapper Lady Sovereign is 27.