Daily Flyer: Monday, June 16, 2014

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Local news

Plans are off for The Cottages, a 702-bedroom student housing development proposed in west Fayetteville.

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Capstone Collegiate Communities is no longer under contract to buy 23 acres of the Marinoni family’s 108-acre property along Wedington Drive and Interstate 49.

The Fayetteville Advertising and Promotion Commission last week voted to hire the Bassett Law Firm as the commission’s new legal counsel.

Adella Gray announced last week she’ll run for a third term on the Fayetteville City Council.

Also last week, Ward 3 representative Justin Tennant became the final alderman to announce his intent to run for re-election.

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The Arkansas women’s track and field team finished ninth at the 2014 NCAA Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Oregon.

Arkansas junior Stanley Kebenei helped push Arkansas into a ninth-place finish in the men’s team standings with a runner-up finish in the 3,000-meter steeplechase.


Monday Events

5 p.m.  Wasabi: World Cup Watch Party: USA vs. Ghana
5 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: World Cup Watch Party: USA vs. Ghana
5 p.m.  Independent Denim & Essentials: World Cup Watch Party: USA vs. Ghana
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Jonathon Dooly
6:30 p.m.  The Perk: Open acoustic jam
6:30 p.m.  Powerhouse Seafood: Darren Ray
6:30 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Literary Elements: Dr. Brooks Blevins

Monday Meetings

4 p.m.Public Library Board of TrusteesFayetteville Public Library, Henry Room
5:30 p.m.Environmental Action CommitteeTour of the West Fork of the White River

Monday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Tameka Bailey, Ashley Wilson, Lindi Edens, Deborah Coley, Shelley Cochran, Alder Lakish, Nick DeMoss, Mary Lily, Neil Heller, Gretchen Fuller, Patty Pierce, Marlene Webb and Heather Ellington.
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Others: Actor Bill Cobbs is 80, author Joyce Carol Oates is 76, singer Eddie Levert is 72, actress Joan Van Ark is 71, actress Laurie Metcalf is 59, pro golfer Phil Mickelson is 44, actor John Cho is 42, singer-songwriter Ben Kweller is 33, actress Missy Peregrym is 32, actress Abby Elliott is 27, and singer John Newman is 24.