Daily Flyer: Thursday, June 26, 2014

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Local news

Razorback Road work

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Work has started on a street project that will widen Razorback Road to four lanes from Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to Nettleship Drive.

City officials have invited the public to help celebrate the opening of the new flyover bridge in north Fayetteville.

Walton Arts Center board members promised this week to complete a $23 million renovation of the Fayetteville campus before raising money for a new facility in Bentonville.

Please help us welcome our newest Flyer sponsor to the family. Lasun’s Painting offers interior and exterior painting, staining, and drywall services for both commercial and residential clients.

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Haas Hall Academy will host a blood drive this summer on Friday, July 18.

JJ’s Grill has live music with Me & Owen tonight. Stop by for live music and craft beer on draft!

Little Bread Co. has orange lavender cheesecake this week. Mmm.

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Arkansas’ Trey Killian allowed only one run on two hits while recording seven strikeouts in his first appearance for the USA Collegiate National Team Wednesday night.


Thursday Events

7 a.m.  Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
1 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Free Flix Presents: Stuck In Space Film Fest
6 p.m.  Ozark Natural Foods: All About Pickling Class
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Me & Owen
7 p.m.  Foghorn’s on Green Acres: Darren Ray
7 p.m.  Wasabi: DJ EJ
7 p.m.  Gulley Park: GUTA
7 p.m.  Speakeasy: Comedy open mic night
7 p.m.  Jose’s: West Street Blues
7:30 p.m.  Powerhouse Seafood: Leah & the Mojo Doctors
7:30 p.m.  UA Campus: One Person Show & Comedy Improv
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Voxana
8:30 p.m.  Kingfish: Benjamin Del Shreve
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: SPHYNX
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Matt Stell and The Crashers
9 p.m.  21st Amendment: Rooftop Revival
9 p.m.  21st Amendment: Hardaway & The Commoners
10 p.m.  Club Push: The Beat

Thursday Meetings

3 p.m.Bid Opening for Bid 14-35, Retaining Wall Blocks AND Bid 14-37, Cold Asphalt ConcreteCity Hall, Room 326
3:30 p.m.Bid opening for Bid 14-34, Asphalt Materials – Quarter 3City Hall, Room 326
5:30 p.m.Arkansas Parks & Tourism Recreation Grant Public InputCity Hall, Room 326

Thursday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: George Hughen, Veronica Johannesen, Jennie DeColores, Jodie VanDerwall, Patricia Hamilton-Philpott, Amanda McCarty, Stacey Barnett, Ami Causey, Collins Kilgore and David McCall.
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Others: Musician Mick Jones of The Clash is 59, singer Chris Isaak is 58, singer Patty Smyth is 57, bassist Colin Greenwood of Radiohead is 45, writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson is 44, actor Chris O’Donnell is 44, drummer Nathan Followill of Kings of Leon is 35, actor Jason Schwartzman is 34 and actress Aubrey Plaza is 30.