Daily Flyer: Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013

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Local news

Traffic passes over the historic Lafayette Street bridge last week in downtown Fayetteville.

Staff photo

A public meeting is set for tonight to review and discuss plans to restore two historic bridges in downtown Fayetteville.

Other public meetings this week include City Council, Fayetteville School Board and more.

Speaking of City Council, here’s tonight’s agenda.

Nearly 40 downtown businesses have joined forces to remind folks about the importance of shopping locally this holiday season.


Arkansas kicker Zach Hocker made the roster in the East-West Shrine Game on Jan. 18 in St. Petersburg, Fla.

The UA football team received an oral commitment from junior college receiver Cody Hollister, 6-4, 205, 4.5 seconds in the 40-yard dash.

Arkansas baseball Coach Dave Van Horn announced the team’s captains for 2014, which include senior catcher Jake Wise, junior pitcher Jalen Beeks, and sophomore outfielder Tyler Spoon.


Tuesday Events

6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
7 p.m.  Wasabi: Candy Lee
7 p.m.  Pesto Cafe: Jed Clampit
7 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: Cherish the Ladies: A Celtic Christmas
8 p.m.  The Stolen Glass: Jody’s Living Room open mic
8 p.m.  The Phoenix: Ozark Poetry Slam presents the Jam Slam!
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Stick Tight / Such Gold / No Big Deal / Marca

Tuesday Meetings

2 p.m.Bid Opening: Bid 13-57, Construction – Rolling Service Door ReplacementsCity Hall, Room 326
4 p.m.Historic Bridges Input SessionCity Hall, Room 111
6 p.m.City Council Meeting** (agenda)City Hall, Room 219

Tuesday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Adrienna Young, April Johnson, Cory Belle, Charles Sabo, Timothy Dennis, Johnny Johnson, Kimberly Swaim, Jim Moore, Drew Wallis, Cameron Heger and Bill Bush.
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Others: Keyboardist-singer Art Neville of the Neville Brothers is 76, actor-comedian Eugene Levy is 67, actor Bill Pullman is 60, bassist Mike Mills of R.E.M. is 55, country singer Tracy Byrd is 47, DJ Homicide of Sugar Ray is 43, actor Sean Patrick Thomas is 43, drummer Eddie Fisher of OneRepublic is 40, actress Milla Jovovich is 38, singer Ben Goldwasser of MGMT is 31, actress Emma Bell is 27, guitarist Taylor York of Paramore is 24 and actor-singer Nat Wolff is 19.