Daily Flyer: Thursday, April 17, 2014

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Local news

A customer order food from the Hammontree’s Grillenium Falcon grilled cheese food truck in the Fayetteville.

Staff photo

Food truck owners who want to operate in public parks and parking spaces in Fayetteville have until the end of the month to apply for an upcoming lottery drawing.

Springfest is set to return for a 31st year this weekend. Here’s our handy guide to all the fun.

Need to get rid of an old appliance or something too large to fit into a residential trash bin? There’s an app event for that.

Sub Pop recording artists The Head and the Heart are coming to Fayetteville next month for the University of Arkansas Headliner Committee’s spring concert.

Sponsor news

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The Eco Modern Flats apartments, located near the UA campus, have a few openings coming up soon. Call 442-6638 for info.

Little Bread Co. has Brownie Cheesecake in their bakery case this week. Let that sink in for a second.

By the way, the Mediterranean Platter at Greenhouse Grille looks like a work of edible art.

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Arkansas women’s basketball head coach Jimmy Dykes hired TCU assistant coach Chris Johnson to his staff, the school announced today. Johnson joins former Razorback Christy Smith as the second new hire to Dykes’ staff.

The school also announced the hire of Elvis Moya as Associate Athletic Director for Marketing and Fan Development. Moya comes with eight and half years of experience as Director of Marketing and Fan Promotions at Texas Tech.


Thursday Events

7 a.m.  Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
6:30 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Gaze at the Stars
6 p.m.  Bear’s Place: Flashback
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Mike & Grady
7:30 p.m.  Powerhouse Seafood: Backroad Anthem
7 p.m.  Speakeasy: Comedy open mic night
7 p.m.  Nightbird Books: Buddy Wakefield
7 p.m.  Fayetteville High School: UA Percussion Ensemble
7:30 p.m.  Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: UA Trumpet Ensemble
7:30 p.m.  Nadine Baum Studios: TheatreSquared: Hamlet
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Strange Derangers
8 p.m.  Kingfish: Brick Fields
8 p.m.  Dickson Street Pub: Effron White
8 p.m.  UA Student Union: Rob Delaney Comedy Show
9 p.m.  21st Amendment: Rooftop Revival – DJs m.bolez and Purp Loder
10 p.m.  Jose’s: Throwdown Thursday
10 p.m.  Club Push: The Beat

Thursday Meetings

9 a.m.Subdivision Committee * (agenda)City Hall, Room 326
2 p.m.Bid Openings: Bid 14-24, Utility Body Trucks
Bid 14-25 Extended Cab 4×4 Truck, & Bid 14-26, Service Body Truck
City Hall, Room 219
2:30 p.m.Civil Service Commission Meeting & New Member OrientationCity Hall, Room 111
3 p.m.Policemen’s Pension and Relief Board of Trustees *City Hall, Room 326
5:30 p.m.Telecommunications Board *City Hall, Room 326
6:30 p.m.Southeast Fayetteville Community CenterYvonne Richardson Center

Thursday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Randy Werner, Kelvin Stroud, Jennifer Esty, Ruben Medina, Tony Skeens, Will Hall, Theresa Clinton, Mima Roddenberry, James Rector, Rachel Foiles, Jake Newell, Jayme Singleton and Andrea Newby.
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Others: Composer-musician Jan Hammer is 66, actress Olivia Hussey is 63, singer-guitarist Pete Shelley of The Buzzcocks is 59, singer Maynard James Keenan of Tool is 50, actress Leslie Bega is 47, singer Liz Phair is 47, rapper-actor Redman is 44, singer Victoria Beckham of the Spice Girls is 40 and actress Rooney Mara is 29.