Daily Flyer: Monday, April 21, 2014

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Local news

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Sections of Interstate 540 and Highway 71 will receive a new highway designation in northwest Arkansas beginning today.

The Fayetteville Lovers of Pure Suds, the local homebrew club founded by the late Dr. John Griffiths, celebrated its 21st birthday earlier this month.

The Washington Elementary Parent Teacher Organization will host its 11th annual Tour of Homes next month.

This week’s list of public meetings includes Public Library Board of Trustees, a Town Hall Meeting, Fayetteville School Board and more.

Here’s a list of candidates who’ve recently sent us press releases announcing their plans to run for various seats in upcoming elections.

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All-American senior Katherine Grable claimed the first and second national titles in Arkansas gymnastic history on Sunday.

The Arkansas baseball team defeated No. 11 Vanderbilt 3-1 to take the series from the Commodores on Sunday.


Monday Events

10 a.m.  Nightbird Books: Teresa Albor 24-hour painting
5:30 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Yoga @ FPL
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Jonathon Dooly
6 p.m.  Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Degree Recital / Piano Studio Recital
7:30 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: The HOGSPY Awards
7 p.m.  Powerhouse Seafood: Darren Ray
7 p.m.  Fayetteville Town Center: Reading by Renowned Author Joyce Carol Oates
7:30 p.m.  UA Campus: Guest Artists: Elizabeth Shuhan, flute; Alex Shuhan, horn; and Siu Yan Luk, piano
7:30 p.m.  UA Student Union: UA Jazz Ensemble: Spring Concert
7 p.m.  The Perk: Open acoustic jam

Monday Meetings

4 p.m.Public Library Board of TrusteesPublic Library, HenryRoom
5:30 p.m.EAC Meeting/Chamber of Commerce
greeNWAy After Hours Event
Chamber of Commerce
7 p.m.Mayor’s Town Hall Meeting *Boys and Girls Club

Monday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Thomas Atkinson, Sarah Lewis, Matt Sims, Bryan Jennings, Tiffany Bogan, Glenda Milam, Bass Trumbo and Lori Bremer.
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Others: Actor Charles Grodin is 79, singer Iggy Pop is 67, actor Tony Danza is 63, actress Andie MacDowell is 56, singer Robert Smith of The Cure is 55, guitarist Michael Timmins of Cowboy Junkies is 55, rapper Michael Franti of Spearhead is 48, comedian Nicole Sullivan is 44 and actor James McAvoy is 35.