Daily Flyer: Wednesday, May 8, 2013

5-day Weather Forecast

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News Briefs

Cars pass along Dickson Street on Tuesday.

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Dickson Street patrons can expect to see more police officers patrolling the area in the coming weekends.

See our recap post for a look at what action was taken during last night’s City Council meeting.

A 20-year-old man died at an apartment construction site Sunday in Fayetteville on Parris Avenue just south of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard near Fayetteville High School.

The annual Fayetteville High School Parade of Champions and Moving Up Assembly will take place on at 2:45 p.m. tomorrow.

The Root Elementary School PTO will host the 12th annual Root Run 5K at 8 a.m. on Saturday.

A documentary film about the career of former Razorback Jim Lindsey is set to debut in time for the upcoming 2013 football season.

Wednesday Events

1 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Art Book Club – Still Looking: Essays on American Art
6 p.m.  Bear’s Place: Brick Fields
6 p.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Tiffany Christopher
8 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
6:30 p.m.  Arsaga’s on Dickson: Live jazz w/ Alex Collins, Johnny Arredondo and friends
7 p.m.  Foghorn’s on College: Effron White
8 p.m.  Jose’s: Karaoke
8 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Tavern Trivia
8 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Gregory Alan Isakov / Lizzy Lehman

Wednesday Meetings

4:00 p.m.Urban Forestry Advisory Board *City Hall, Room 111
6:00 p.m.Fayetteville Arts Council *City Hall, Room 111

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Sarah Scott, Scott Caldwell, Amy Langston, Tamara Rutledge, Mel Smith, Angela Gardner, De’Anthony Curtis and Monika Isenhower.
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Others: Comedian Don Rickles is 87, drummer Chris Frantz of Talking Heads is 62, drummer Alex Van Halen of Van Halen is 60, actress Melissa Gilbert is 49, singer Enrique Iglesias is 38, and actress Julia Whelan is 29.