Daily Flyer: Tuesday, July 8, 2014

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Local news

Traffic flows onto the new flyover bridge in north Fayetteville.

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Over 100 people attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony held atop the new flyover bridge last week. While the new bridge is open during the day, it will be closed overnight for the next few days while crews work to finish painting the structure.

City officials will host a public meeting this afternoon to discuss an upcoming drainage repair project in the historic Washington-Willow neighborhood near downtown Fayetteville.

Here’s a list of the other public meetings scheduled in town this week.

Our latest band profile is Witchsister, a raw, catchy, rock group featuring four sisters from Springdale, Arkansas.

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Arkansas senior defensive end Trey Flowers was named to the 76-man watch list for the 20th annual Chuck Bednarik Award.

Arkansas sophomore tight end Hunter Henry was named to the 2014 John Mackey Award Preseason Watch List.


Tuesday Events

7 a.m.  Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
10:30 a.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Non-Toxic Band
6 p.m.  Ozark Natural Foods: Introduction to Canning Class
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
7 p.m.  Pesto Cafe: Jed Clampit
7 p.m.  Nightbird Books: Feed The Bird Celebration
7:30 p.m.  Foghorn’s on Green Acres: Caleb & Kevin
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Reeves Brothers
9 p.m.  JR’s Lightbulb Club: Everyone Is Dirty / Witchsister / High Lonesome

Tuesday Meetings

4:30 p.m.City Council Agenda Session ** (tentative agenda)City Hall, Room 326
4:30 p.m.Upper Scull Creek Drainage ProjectCity Hall, Room 111
5:15 p.m.Equipment Committee * CancelledCity Hall, Room 326
5:30 p.m.Water and Sewer Committee *City Hall, Room 326

Tuesday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Krista Hume, Rita Winters, Allyson Martin Malone, Christina Arcana Geurin, Janet Selby, April Robertson, Lisa Camp-Rogers, Kathy Kidd, Nicole Ferguson and Amanda Wyatt.
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Celebrities: Actor Jeffrey Tambo is 70, actress Anjelica Huston is 63, actor Kevin Bacon is 56, country singer Toby Keith is 54, singer Joan Osborne is 52, actor Billy Crudup is 46, actor Michael Weatherly is 46, singer Beck is 44, actress Sophia Bush is 32 and actor Jaden Smith is 16.