Daily Flyer: Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013

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Local news

A crew works to rebuild a wall along Dickson Street.

Staff photo

The UA made good on its promise to remove the service road through Old Main lawn within two years.

Memphis rock veterans Lucero are headed back to Fayetteville for another two-night stand in December.

We’re giving away two pairs of tickets to see Vampire Weekend next week at the AMP.

As always, we posted a recap of action taken at last night’s City Council meeting.

UA News

The University of Arkansas appointed a full-time executive director of its Office for Sustainability.

The UA is among the elite 15 percent of colleges and universities nationwide included in the annual Guide to Military Friendly Schools.


In the cutthroat world of recruiting, schools will do just about anything to get a leg up on the competition. Arkansas is using Photoshop.

Arkansas defensive end Chris Smith is a pretty good singer.

Arkansas’ 2013-14 non-conference basketball schedule was listed by as being among the nation’s worst.

Wednesday Events

4 p.m.  Botanical Garden of the Ozarks: Farmers’ Market
4 p.m.  Dickson Street: BBBQ – Live music
8 p.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Chooch
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Russ Hutchison
6 p.m.  Bear’s Place: Brick Fields
6:30 p.m.  Arsaga’s on Crossover: Live jazz w/ Alex Collins, Johnny Arredondo and friends
7 p.m.  Jose’s: Staggering Odds
7 p.m.  Foghorn’s: Open Mic Night
8 p.m.  The Phoenix: Shamans Harvest / Dead Strangs
8 p.m.  Washington County Fairgrounds: BBBQ – Live Music
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Andy Frasco / Samantha Fish

Wednesday Meetings

1:30 p.m.4th Judicial District Drug Task ForceSpringdale Police Department
5 p.m.Washington County Regional Ambulance AuthorityStation 1

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Jodi Sundermeier, Travis Keymer, Christy McCreight, Brenda Baskin, Hayden Bal, Laurie Lee, Kalyn Cavalier, Jennifer Forrest, Stacey Bailey, Samantha Sauerwein, Pamela Owens-Brixey and Debra Lee.
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Others: Actor Robert Blake is 80, actor Fred Willard is 80, singer-actor Frankie Avalon is 73, guitarist Mark Olson of The Jayhawks is 52, singer Ricky Bell of Bell Biv Devoe and New Edition is 46, actress Jada Pinkett Smith is 42, rapper Xzibit is 39, comedian Jason Sudeikis is 38 and actors Taylor and Brandon Porter are 20.