Daily Flyer: Thursday, March 20, 2014

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Local news

Four-lane cross-section plans for Rupple Road

City of Fayetteville

The upcoming Rupple Road extension will be built as a four-lane boulevard, it was decided this week.

The first of four spring bulky waste cleanup events is scheduled for Saturday.

The Fayetteville Animal Shelter will be closed Saturday while the floors are renovated.

A second round of independently organized local TED talks is set for next month at the Walton Arts Center.


California advanced to the second round of the NIT last night, meaning the Bears will host Arkansas Monday night at 10 p.m.

The Arkansas baseball team defeated Grambling State yesterday 8-0 to complete a two-game mid-week sweep in Baum Stadium.

The Razorback softball team posted a 4-0 win over Memphis last night.


Thursday Events

1 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Author Christopher Paul Curtis
7 p.m.  Speakeasy: Comedy open mic night
7 p.m.  Arsaga’s at The Depot: Positive Negatives closing reception
7:30 p.m.  Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Guest Artist/Faculty Duo Recital: David Gerstein and Er-Gene Kahng
8 p.m.  Dickson Street Pub: Mountain Shore
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: In The Light
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Blackberry Smoke / Delta Saints
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line / Don’t Stop Please
10 p.m.  Jose’s: Throwdown Thursday
10 p.m.  Club Push: The Beat

Thursday Meetings

4:30 p.m.Planning Agenda Session and Tour *City Hall, Room 111
5 p.m.Fayetteville School Board (agenda)Adams Leadership Center
5:30 p.m.Telecommunications Board *City Hall, Room 326
6:30 p.m.Southeast Fayetteville Community CenterYvonne Richardson Center

Thursday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Leslie Shaffer, Rena Mae Carrillo, Allyson Covey, Denise Lanuti, Ellis Ralph, Christopher Spencer, Brandi Tyner, Jon Williams, Anna Raye Jones-Silen, Robert Bradberry, Shelly Stanley.
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Others: Producer Carl Reiner is 92, actor William Hurt is 64, guitarist Jimmie Vaughan of the Fabulous Thunderbirds is 63, director Spike Lee is 57, actress Holly Hunter is 56, actress Jessica Lundy is 48, actor Michael Rapaport is 44, guitarist Nick Wheeler of All-American Rejects is 32 and actress Christy Carlson Romano is 30.