Daily Flyer: Thursday, July 31, 2014

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From the Flyer

Lucinda Williams will headline the Roots Festival this year.


The Fayetteville Roots Festival main stage will move to the Fayetteville Town Center this year because of ongoing roof repairs at the Walton Arts Center.

Speaking of the WAC, the arts center’s second-in-command has found a new job at a performing arts center in Idaho.

Sunday Night Service, the weekly rotating variety show held at Maxine’s Tap Room, was picked up for radio airplay by local NPR affiliate KUAF.

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Ella’s Restaurant just unveiled their new lunch and dinner menus.

Apple Blossom Brewing Co. has a new smash session IPA, and their Armstrong APA is back on tap.

The new Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is now in stock at UA Computer Store.

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From others

FBI agents reportedly executed a warrant yesterday morning on Betty Jo Drive before arresting a man on felony possession of a firearm (KHOG).

The Southwest Times Record of Fort Smith will soon move its printing and mailroom operations to Northwest Arkansas (Arkansas Business).

Superior Industries announced it will close its Rogers plant, eliminating 500 jobs.The company’s Fayetteville plant will remain open (The City Wire).


Thursday Events

7 a.m.  Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
5:30 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Teen Waterpalooza w/ Barrett Baber
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Jonathon Dooly
6 p.m.  Ozark Natural Foods: Prepping Your Fall Garden class
6 p.m.  New Design School: Joe Alexander lecture / sign painting demo
6 p.m.  Shulertown Market: NWARK Blogger Meet Up
7 p.m.  Ryleigh’s: Comedy open mic
7 p.m.  Gulley Park: Harpist Beth Stockdell
7 p.m.  Common Grounds: Justin Leflar
7 p.m.  Jose’s Southwest Grill: Karaoke
7 p.m.  Foghorn’s on Green Acres: Darren Ray
7 p.m.  Jose’s: Joe Giles and the Homewreckers
8 p.m.  Powerhouse Seafood: Sheri Bales
8:30 p.m.  Kingfish: Benjamin Del Shreve
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Aaron Watson / Cody Johnson
9 p.m.  21st Amendment: Rooftop Revival
9 p.m.  JR’s Lightbulb Club: Wino Vino / Ozarka Orkestra
10 p.m.  Club Push: The Beat

Thursday Meetings

9 a.m.Subdivision Committee * (agenda)City Hall, Room 326
3 p.m.Bid Opening: Bid 14-47, Construction –
Curb & Gutter, Secondary Suppliers
City Hall, Room 111
3 p.m.Firemen’s Pension and Relief Fund Board of Trustees *City Hall, Room 326

Thursday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Aaron Bleidt, James Harvey, Robbie Neiswanger, Jerry James, Jeremy Johnson, Stephanie Sellers, Mark Wilson, Barb Clark, Vickie Martin, John Miller, Eric Gubert, Paige Frost, Todd Hoffarth and TJ Claggett.
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Celebrities: Actress Susan Flannery is 75, drummer Bill Berry of R.E.M. is 56, entrepreneur Mark Cuban is 56, actor Wesley Snipes is 52, Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is 49, actress Emilia Fox is 40, country singer Zac Brown is 36, drummer Will Champion of Coldplay is 36, and actor B.J. Novak is 35.