Daily Flyer: Monday, April 28, 2014

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Local news

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Residents in Mayflower and Vilonia are devastated today after a nearly half-mile wide tornado struck the area on Sunday. Here are some ways to help the victims.

Got any old books laying around? Students at Vandergriff Elementary School are collecting used book donations for the annual Charlie Brown Book Sale.

City officials last week debuted a new program designed to encourage recycling at apartment complexes around town.

You’ve got until 5 p.m. to enter our giveaway to see Trey McIntyre Project on May 16 at the Walton Arts Center.

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Greenhouse Grille now serves Maine Root Handcrafted Sodas. They’re Fair Trade Certified, organically sweetened, with no additives or preservatives.

Handmade Market has tangerine mustard, teriyaki marinades, and plenty more to make spring grilling season more delicious!
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The Southeastern Conference will keep its 8-game conference schedule for football, officials announced yesterday.

Quarterback concerns continue in Fayetteville. Starter Brandon Allen threw for 108 yards, but was intercepted on his first pass attempt during the annual Red-White Game on Saturday. Allen was intercepted again later in the first half on a deflection which set up a 45-yard touchdown pass from Allen’s brother Austin.


Monday Events

5:30 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Yoga @ FPL
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Keith Nicholson
6:30 p.m.  Powerhouse Seafood: Voxana
7 p.m.  Skate Station: Dissonant Possession / Savage Spawn / Charnal / Serpentine
7 p.m.  Nightbird Books: Science Fiction Book Club
7 p.m.  The Perk: Open acoustic jam
8 p.m.  Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Piano Studio Recital of Professor Jura Margulis
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Scott Biram / Shawn James & The Shapeshifters

Monday Meetings

5:30 p.m.Planning Commission ** (agenda)City Hall, Room 219
6 p.m.Ward 4 Meeting *City Hall, Room 111

Monday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Jana Brady, Suzi Brannon, Aaron Aldridge, Mary Marchant, Judy Kuharick, Travis Brooks, Shelli Hughes and Barbie Tschirhart.
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Others: Former Tonight Show host Jay Leno is 64, singer-bassist Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth is 61, rapper Too Short is 48, actress Elisabeth Rohm is 41, actress Penelope Cruz is 40, actress Jessica Alba is 33, actor Harry Shum Jr. is 32 and actress Jenna Ushkowitz is 28.