Police statement: Train bank robbery suspect

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 6, 2011 RE: ROBBERY SUSPECT Fayetteville Police Chief Greg Tabor announced today that the Fayetteville Police Department is investigating a Robbery of the Bank of Fayetteville at 542 W. Dickson Street. On May 6, 2011 at approximately 08:50 A.M., employees of the Bank of Fayetteville at 542 West Dickson called the

Help a local student become a Miami Dolphins cheerleader

Kiley Young is from the NWA area and is currently in Miami, Florida trying out to be on the NFL Miami Dolphins Cheerleading team! We can all help her by voting at miamidolphinscheerleaders.net! Lets make her proud!!!! Wooo Pig! [Submitted announcements do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of the Fayetteville Flyer.]

Commemorative water bottles to be distributed at UA ballgame on May 6

A safe, reliable water supply is critical to quality of life in Northwest Arkansas. Abundant, clean drinking water creates jobs, attracts industry and investment, and provides for the health and welfare of citizens — from disease prevention to fire suppression. That’s why it’s so important to observe Drinking Water Week 2011, which is May 1-7.

Disaster emergency proclamation issued for Washington County

WASHINGTON COUNTY, ARKANSAS DISASTER EMERGENCY PROCLAMATION WHEREAS, heavy rains have occurred throughout Washington County over the last week and caused flash flooding and other damage, and additional heavy rains are expected; and, WHEREAS, immediate attention to such is required to protect the public health and safety; THEREFORE, I, Marilyn Edwards, County Judge, do find that

Historian Charles Robinson to discuss latest book

The Fayetteville Public Library will host an author talk with historian Charles Robinson on Sunday, May 1 at 2 p.m. in the library’s Walker Community Room. Robinson, vice provost for diversity at the UA, will discuss his latest book, Forsaking All Others: A True Story of Interracial Sex & Revenge in the 1880s South. Robinson’s

3rd Annual Spring Market set for April 26

Join us for our 3rd Annual Spring Market, where you’ll have the opportunity to shop a unique collection of artists and vendors in the beautiful ambience of The North 40, a special events and bed and breadfast venue…while also helping those less fortunate! You’ll be able to browse in a relaxed setting and shop for

City dedicates Kathryn B. Stout puppy nursery

The City of Fayetteville dedicated its new puppy nursery last night, a time when the City Council also toured the Animal Shelter facility and saw the upgrades made in the Shelter over the last year. Mayor Lioneld Jordan and the City Council, along with members of the community and city staff dedicated the nursery with

Cafe Delta Soul proud to donate proceeds to Youth Bridge

During the month of February 2011, Tuesdays were Youth Bridge Nights at Café Delta Soul. A contribution in the amount of 10% of sales was raised during the month of February at the Café Delta Soul location. Café Delta Soul co-owner and general manager Mike Vaughn with co-worker Bobbie Falcon presented a check to Dr.

Medical marijuana petition launched in Arkansas

Arkansans for Compassionate Care launches ballot initiative to allow sick & dying patients access to medical marijuana Thousands of sick and dying people in Arkansas are forced to make a difficult decision: break the law by using a medicine that their doctor recommends or continue to suffer. For many Arkansans, medical marijuana helps them live