Daily Flyer: Wednesday, July 16, 2014

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Local news

The Fayetteville Public Library will host a film screening of the award-winning documentary, Growing Cities, at 12:30 p.m. on Friday.

City Council members last night approved a contract for demolition of the Walton Arts Center administrative offices and excavating land where a downtown parking deck is planned.

Five local high school graduates will be awarded college-sponsored National Merit Scholarships, according to the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.

Crystal Bridges will host an outdoor short film festival celebrating documentaries about the Ozark region on Friday, Aug. 8.

Here’s a full recap of all the action taken during the City Council meeting.

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The first game scheduled to air on the SEC Network’s digital platform is an Arkansas women’s soccer game against Creighton on Aug. 14.

Three Arkansas gymnasts were selected to the 2014 SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll.


Wednesday Events

6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
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
7:30 p.m.  Crystal Bridges Museum: Performance/Film | The Measure of All Things
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Richard Burnett

Wednesday Meetings

9 a.m.Technical Plat Review (agenda)City Hall, Room 326
3 p.m.Bid Opening 14-41, Bulk Crushed Rock Salt Rebid
and Bid Opening 14-42, Construction – Asphalt Microsurfacing
City Hall, Room 326
5 p.m.Washington County Regional Ambulance AuthorityStation 1
6 p.m.Fayetteville Arts Council Special Meeting *City Hall, Room 111

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Seth Gunderson, Judy Horne, Michael Golden, Sandy Dych, Jeremy Rawn, Will Eubanks, Casandra Bright, Jason Paul, Ben Rowe, Karen Pharris, Paul Ferguson, Tammy DeRoche-Lange, Barbara Hubbard and Marcia McNeal.
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Celebrities: Drummer Stewart Copeland of The Police is 62, actress Phoebe Cates is 51, actor Will Ferrell is 47, actor Corey Feldman is 43, actress Rain Pryor is 45, actress Annalynne McCord is 27, actor-singer James Maslow is 24 and actor Mark Indelicato is 20.