Daily Flyer: Tuesday, July 15, 2014

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Local news

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A new local company called Hogshead Tours will provide a shuttle service to local breweries along the Fayetteville Ale Trail.

City Council members tonight will discuss approving a $240,000 contract for demolition of the Walton Arts Center administrative offices and excavating land where a downtown parking deck is planned. Here’s the full agenda.

Plans for a new sculpture along Scull Creek Trail near the new recycling drop-off center are moving right along.

The Avett Brothers will return this fall for a Sept. 26 performance at the Arkansas Music Pavilion.

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Ozark Natural Foods just announced the return of Midtown Music Showcase. Mark your calendar for Sept. 13!

A recent Haas Hall Academy graduate was one of five local students to receive National Merit Scholarships!

Austin Vision Care is open every other Saturday for those who can’t make it to an eye appointment during the week.

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The Wallace and Jama Fowler Family has donated $2.5 million to help fund the UA’s new baseball and track training center, officials announced yesterday.

A former Baltimore baseball/soccer player who switched to football and became a major recruiting prospect could visit Fayetteville to help narrow his choices on where to play football attend college.


Tuesday Events

7 a.m.  Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
6 p.m.  Ozark Natural Foods: All About Tomatoes
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Russ Hutchison
7 p.m.  Pesto Cafe: Jed Clampit
7 p.m.  Powerhouse Seafood: Kevin & Friends
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Reeves Brothers
9 p.m.  JR’s Lightbulb Club: Zorch / Slender Block / Lilith

Tuesday Meetings

3 p.m.Bid Opening: 14-36, HD Truck with Animal Control Body
and Bid Opening: 14-38, 50 Ton Tri-Axle Equipment Trailer
City Hall, Room 326
5:30 p.m.City Council Meeting ** (agenda)City Hall, Room 219

Tuesday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Morgan Hicks, Casi Crawley, Olivia Trimble, Roxie Morrison, Tony Bernard, Mike Carey, Michael McBee, Christie Bunt, Will Snead, Chuck Moore, Tresea Neal Bramlett, Stanley Parks, Corey Johnson, Bren Cochran and J.K. Lefler.
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Celebrities: Actor Jan-Michael Vincent is 70, guitarist-singer Peter Lewis of Moby Grape is 69, singer Linda Ronstadt is 68, entrepreneur Arianna Huffington is 64, drummer Marky Ramone of The Ramones is 58, guitarist Joe Satriani is 58, actor-director Forest Whitaker is 53, drummer Jason Bonham is 48, TV host Adam Savage is 47, comedian Eddie Griffin is 46, actor Brian Austin Green is 41, rapper Jim Jones is 38, actress Lana Parrilla is 37 and actor Tristan Wilds is 25.