Daily Flyer: Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013

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Local news

Woodland Junior High School

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A 15-year-old boy was arrested yesterday after bringing a loaded handgun to Woodland Junior High School.

Employment in NWA outgrew peer regions, the state and the nation from 2011 to 2012, according to a recent report.

Award-winning children’s author Cynthia Levinson will speak at several locations in Fayetteville this week.

The Queens of the Stone Age show set for Oct. 8 at the AMP in Fayetteville has been cancelled.

UA news

Officials today celebrated the renovation and expansion of Ozark Hall.

UA transportation researchers will receive $1.4 million to create the Maritime Transportation Research and Education Center.


Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel may spark laughs off the field, but his unique talent is no joke.

Get to know Fayetteville Bulldogs senior linebacker Tommy Coker, whose team-first attitude is helping him develop on and off the field.

Thursday Events

7 a.m.  Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
5:30 p.m.  UA Campus: Kate Blacklock lecture
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Richard Burnett
6:30 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Author Cynthia Levinson
7 p.m.  The Wine Cellar: Jordan Garcia
7 p.m.  Jose’s: Uncrowned Kings
7 p.m.  Dickson Theater: Comedy open mic
7:30 p.m.  Nadine Baum Studios: TheatreSquared: 4,000 Miles
7 p.m.  Foghorn’s: Russ Hutchinson
7 p.m.  Pigmint: Stop • Shop • Fayetteville campaign event
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: The Odds
8:30 p.m.  Kingfish: Bart Walker Band
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Kevin Fowler / Jason Eady
9 p.m.  The Lightbulb Club: DJ Clunk
9 p.m.  21st Amendment: Rooftop Revival
9 p.m.  The Phoenix: Guta
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: DJ Baby Armie

Thursday Meetings

11:30 p.m.Parks and Recreation Advisory Board Budget MeetingPublic LibraryWalker Room
2 p.m.Bid Opening: Bid 13-51, Asphalt Materials – Quarter 4City Hall, Room 326
5 p.m.School Board Meeting (agenda)Adams Leadership Center
6 p.m.Housing Authority Board of Commissioners *City Hall, Room 111
6 p.m.Ward 1 Meeting *Yvonne Richardson Center

Thursday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Elaine Belcher, Jerry Perez, Autumn Tolbert, Sarah Graves, Kevin Nail, Meggi Wardein, Stephanie Wilson-Scott, Darren Ray, Michael Zoeller and Hugh Earnest.
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Others: Country singer David Frizzell is 72, singer Olivia Newton-John is 65, singer-guitarist Cesar Rosas of Los Lobos is 59, singer Cindy Herron of En Vogue is 52, actress Melissa Sue Anderson is 51 and singer Shawn Stockman of Boyz II Men is 41.