Early voting for this year’s general election continues through 5 p.m. today at the Washington County Courthouse, located at the corner of College Avenue and Dickson Street in Fayetteville.
Medicine vending machine company Medbox has filed a federal defamation lawsuit against Jerry Cox and the Family Council Action Committee for their use of the company’s trademarked imagery during a recent press conference objecting to Issue 5, a ballot measure that would legalize the medical use of marijuana for Arkansas patients with certain conditions.
City officials were notified this week that Fayetteville has been named a 2012 Arkansas Volunteer Community of the Year. This is the fourth year in a row the city has been recognized for the award.
The Razorbacks men’s basketball team hosts LeMoyne-Owen at 7 p.m. tonight inside Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.
Monday Public Meetings
|3:45 p.m.||Board of Adjustments * (agenda)||City Hall, Room 111|
|5:30 p.m.||Parks and Recreation Advisory Board *||City Hall, Room 111|
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* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel
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Others: Singer Art Garfunkel is 71, singer Bryan Adams is 53, actress Tilda Swinton is 52, actress Tatum O’Neal is 49, actor Sam Rockwell is 43, guitarist-keyboardist Jonny Greenwood of Radiohead is 41, singer-guitarist Ryan Adams is 38, model Eva Gonzalez is 32 and guitarist Kevin Jonas of the Jonas Brothers is 25.