It looks like the Sigma Pi fraternity has taken responsibility for the theft of Monday’s issue of the Arkansas Traveler student newspaper. (Traveler)
We posted three parking deck-related stories yesterday afternoon including a piece on the financing of the plan, an estimated timeline for construction and a story about a fourth possible location as suggested by former Fayetteville Mayor Dan Coody.
The Razorback women’s basketball team thumped Newman University last night in a 63-35 exhibition win at Bud Walton Arena. Look for another good thumping tomorrow night when the men’s team takes on Texas A&M-Commerce.
Locals: Charles Pebworth, Denise Geer, Christy Bennett, Jeff Beaver, Larissa Reed, Ross Harvell, Sarah Vance, Sean Harris, Aimee Walton, Ramey Moore and Sara Russell.
Others: Actress-comedian Roseanne Barr is 59, comedian Dennis Miller is 58, singer Adam Ant is 57 and actor Dolph Lundgren is 54.
*Send us your local birthday shout outs.
Grammy-nominated artist, and American Songwriting Hall of Fame member John Oates is in town tonight for a show at the UARK Bowl on Dickson Street.
Oates, of course, is one half of the famous duo Hall & Oates, and is the co-songwriter for hits like “You Make My Dreams,” “Maneater,” and “Out of Touch.”
Tickets to the show are $20 in advance ($22 at the door), and are now on sale at by calling the box office at 479-301-2030, locally at Liquor World, or online at starrsguitars.com.
Also tonight, there’s another round of the monthly First Thursday Fayetteville art walk on the square. Due to the chilly weather, the outdoor activities have been moved inside the Town Center building on the south side of the square.
There’s more tonight, too. Here’s a list:
- Fayetteville Square: First Thursday
- Fayetteville Public Library: Filmmaker Institute: Basic Camera Operation and Shot Composition
- Walton Arts Center: Scotch Tasting
- Legacy Blues Lounge: Leah & The Mojo Doctors
- JJ’s Grill: Mo Brothers
- Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Fulbright Trio Concert
- Pesto Cafe: Sarah Hughes
- UARK Bowl: John Oates
- George’s Majestic Lounge: Jason Boland & The Stragglers / American Aquarium
- Smoke & Barrel Tavern: First Thursdays w/ Aerosault
Thursday Public Meetings
|9:00 a.m.||Subdivision Committee *||City Hall, Room 326|
|1:30 p.m.||Pre-Bid Meeting: Bid 11-63, Const of Riverbank Stabilization on the White River||16000 block of Wyman Road|
|3:00 p.m.||Firemen’s Pension and Relief Fund Board of Trustees *||City Hall, Room 326|
|6:00 p.m.||Partners for Better Housing||City Hall, Room 111|
* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel are indicated with an asterisk