Daily Flyer: Monday, July 7, 2014

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Local news

Julianna Boskus, 17, competes during the U.S. Junior Water Ski Team trials held June 28-29 at Cedar Creek Water Ski Park in Elkins.

Clayton Taylor

City Council members last week approved a proposed set of changes that allow the Walton Arts Center to act as a regional entity. Here’s more action taken during the meeting.

A 17-year-old senior at Fayetteville High School recently qualified for the U.S. Junior Water Ski Team at the Juniors Team Trial.

Fayetteville police responded to a bomb threat last Wednesday at Walmart on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Sales tax deliveries were up in three of the four major cities across the region.

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Willie Nelson, Allison Kraus, and Jason Isbell are playing at the AMP tonight.

Wasabi has a happy hour daily from 3-6:30 p.m. with $3 wells and 15% off sushi.

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Arkansas men’s basketball sophomore forward Bobby Portis and junior wing Michael Qualls were invited to attend the LeBron James Skills Academy starting on Wednesday in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Arkansas running backs Alex Collins and Jonathan Williams were named to the 78-man watch list for the 78th annual Maxwell Award.


Monday Events

9 a.m.  Nightbird Books: Feed The Bird Celebration
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: John Silva
6:30 p.m.  The Perk: Open acoustic jam
6:30 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: BookTalk@Night
7 p.m.  The AMP: Willie Nelson / Alison Krauss / Jason Isbell
7 p.m.  Nightbird Books: Feed The Bird Celebration
7 p.m.  Maxine’s Tap Room: Joe Sundell / Handmade Moments
7:30 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Literary Elements: Dr. Peter Ungar

Monday Meetings

3:45 p.m.Board of Adjustments *City Hall, Room 111
5:30 p.m.Parks and Recreation Advisory Board *City Hall, Room 111

Monday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Brad Dutton, Bekah Schneider, Hershel Hartford, Richard Schoe, Jeffery Massey, Ashley Tennant, Katie Graham, Robert Rhoads, Christopher Allred, Joni Bilhartz, Heron Bruhin, Jenna HCox, Keith Kelley and Rob Storms.
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Others: Drummer Ringo Starr of the Beatles is 74, comedian Jim Gaffigan is 48, actor Allen Payne is 46, actress Kirsten Vangsness is 42, figure skater Michelle Kwan is 34, rapper Cassidy is 32, guitarist Jamie Cook of The Arctic Monkeys is 29, singer Sevyn Streeter is 28, singer Ally Brooke is 21 and actor Dylan Sprayberry is 16.