Daily Flyer: Wednesday, July 9, 2014

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Local news

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Thanks to a new retail growler law, Arkansas residents have a new option for purchasing fresh beer straight from the keg, and local brewers have a new way to compete.

A construction project will close Crossover Road to through traffic between Joyce Boulevard in north Fayetteville and Don Tyson Parkway in Springdale through the end of the month, according to highway officials.

The Fayetteville Animal Shelter is offering free adoptions of any cat or kitten through Saturday, July 12.

Nightbird Books is hosting “Feed the Bird”, a weeklong series of fundraising events to help make it through the tough summer months.

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Arkansas senior Sam Irwin-Hill was named to the Ray Guy Award Preseason Watch List Wednesday by the Augusta Sports Council. The award is presented annually to the nation’s top collegiate punter.


Wednesday Events

4 p.m.  Nightbird Books: Feed The Bird Celebration
6 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Songwriting Workshop featuring Joe Crookston
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: TJ Scarlett
6 p.m.  Bear’s Place: Wednesday night Blues Therapy Sessions
6:30 p.m.  Arsaga’s at The Depot: Live jazz w/ Adams Collins, Johnny Arredondo and friends
7 p.m.  Foghorn’s on Green Acres: Open mic night
7 p.m.  Jose’s: Karaoke
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Richard Burnett
9 p.m.  JR’s Lightbulb Club: Glow God / Doctor Nod / The Airplanes

Wednesday Meetings

3:30 p.m.City Board of Health * CancelledCity Hall, Room 326
4 p.m.Urban Forestry Advisory Board *City Hall, Room 111

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Rick Whitledge Sr., Stephanie Krupka, Patty Vicknair, Sarah Childers, Angela Todd-Bonner, Rachel McKay and Bethany Grace.
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Celebrities: Actor Brian Dennehy is 76, actor Tom Hanks is 58, singer Marc Almond of Soft Cell is 57, actress Kelly McGillis is 57, singer Courtney Love is 50, bassist Frank Bello of Anthrax is 49, actor David O’Hara is 49, actor Scott Grimes is 43, musician Jack White is 39 and actor Fred Savage is 38.