Daily Flyer: Thursday, March 21, 2013

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News Briefs

A conceptual rendering of the Wedington Corridor Plan

City of Fayetteville

City Council members on Tuesday unanimously approved the Wedington Corridor Plan, setting the stage for possible future infrastructure improvements to the growing area west of Interstate 540.

Mayor Lioneld Jordan will host a Town Hall Meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 1 at Fayetteville Boys and Girls Club at 560 N. Rupple Road.

A University of Arkansas professor who collapsed Monday while skiing in Colorado has died,

Former Fayetteville developer Brandon Barber was arrested in New York on charges of bank fraud, money laundering and more.

Want to enter to win tickets to see Anything Goes at Walton Arts Center? Just tell us a boat story or joke.

Thursday Events

11:30 a.m.  Bear’s Place: Richard Burnett
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Tim Meitzen
6 p.m.  Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Celtic acoustic music
6 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Dr. Quinn’s Health Talk
8 p.m.  Kingfish: All Star Quintet
7 p.m.  Pesto Cafe: Sarah Hughes
7 p.m.  Sheet Fort Experience: Free screening of “Pretty in Pink”
8 p.m.  Dickson Street Pub: Steve Houk
8 p.m.  Nightbird Books: Shannon Wurst / Betse Ellis
8 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Meandering Orange
8:30 p.m.  UARK Bowl: UARK Bowl Comedy Club – Stand-Up Open Mic Night
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Hey-O! Ayo
9 p.m.  The Lightbulb Club: DJ Clunk – good, bad, really bad and average country
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Adam Warrock / Lucio

Thursday Meetings

9:30 a.m.Pre-Bid Meeting: Bid 13-23, Construction – Hangar A Renovation Re-BidDrake Field
4:00 p.m.Planning Agenda Session and Tour *City Hall, Room 111
5:30 p.m.Telecommunications Board *City Hall, Room 326

Thursday Birthdays

Locals: Nick Hamon, Cameron Housley, Jake Fout, Debra DuBois, O’Shay DuBois, George Bearden, Warren Dietzel, Jeff Grewe, Tony Canova, Lonny Wheeler, Jill Briley and Nanny Davis.
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Others: Singer-keyboardist Rose Stone of Sly and the Family Stone is 68, actor Timothy Dalton is 67, singer Eddie Money is 64, actor Gary Oldman is 55, actor Matthew Broderick is 51, actress-comedian Rosie O’Donnell is 51 and DJ Premier of Gang Starr is 44.