Daily Flyer: Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013

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Local news

Volunteers serve beer samples at the 2012 Fayetteville Foam Fest, an event that the A&P Commission awarded $9,700 to on Monday.

Staff photo

The A&P Commission on Monday awarded $95,200 to the remainder of events whose organizers asked for financial help in 2014.

Here’s a recap of action taken at last night’s City Council meeting.

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

Ozark Natural Foods will open one hour earlier Monday through Saturday beginning in 2014.

GoPro camera are available for purchase on campus at the UA Computer Store. More Flyer sponsor news here!


The Arkansas football program was ranked No. 12 in the latest Forbes list of most valuable programs in the country.

UA football recruit Jared Cornelius of Shreveport Evangel has flipped back to Arkansas after committing to TCU on Friday.


Wednesday Events

6 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Lego Teen Design Charette
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Me & Owen
6:30 p.m.  Arsaga’s at The Depot: Live jazz w/ Adams Collins, Johnny Arredondo and friends
6 p.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Chooch
8 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Tavern Trivia
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Abiotic / The Battle Within / Izuna / Silence the Skies

Wednesday Meetings

8:15 a.m.Civil Service Commission-Police Sergeant Promotional InterviewsPolice Department Briefing Room
9 a.m.Technical Plat Review (agenda)City Hall, Room 326
5 p.m.Washington County Regional Ambulance AuthorityStation 1

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Robert Ginsburg, Mary Moeller, Chet Bartley, Echo Sunyata Sibley-Abbate, Mitsi McKee and Thomas Krapausky
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Others: Guitarist Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones is 70, director Steven Spielberg is 67, guitarist Elliot Easton of The Cars is 60, actor Ray Liotta is 58, actor Brad Pitt is 50, actress Rachel Griffiths is 45, rapper DMX is 43, country singer Randy Houser is 37, actress Katie Holmes is 35 and singer Christina Aguilera is 33.